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Hard work pays off as Chronicle achieves a silver rating from CSPA

Hard work pays off as Chronicle achieves a silver rating from CSPA

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

October 8, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

The award-winning student newspaper, the Wildcat Chronicle, achieved a silver rating from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) for the online paper’s work last year. CSPA rated the newspaper based on layout, content, overall story coverage, digital media, interactions like polls, and sp...

Golfers head to sectionals Monday

Golfers head to sectionals Monday

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in Chief

October 5, 2018


Filed under Boys Golf, Carousel, Fall Sports, News, Sports

Three boy golfers are heading to sectionals after qualifying at the regional tournament Tuesday at St Andrews Golf Club. Qualifying individuals are senior Dennis Hoffman with a 78 shot,  junior Tighe Walsh with a 86 shot, and Bobby Bartlett with an 88 shot. Boys golf has not made it to the st...

A chance to save lives at fall blood drive

A chance to save lives at fall blood drive

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Interact Club and Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) will host their fall blood drive in the small gym from periods 1 to 9 on Oct.12. “The fall blood drive is a drive to give blood. We use an outside company called Life Source (to help with the blood drive),” Interact club adviser G...

WeGo Global focuses on 7 Elements to help the world

WeGo Global focuses on 7 Elements to help the world

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

WeGo Global will sell baked goods at the Human Race fundraiser on Saturday at Kress Creek farm as part of their 7 Elements-themed year. “We are partnering with an organization called 7 Elements. What this organization does is, they work with the United Nations and have identified the seven elemen...

“The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe” will grant a child a wish through the Make-A-Wish Foundation

“The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe” will grant a child a wish through the Make-A-Wish Foundation

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

WeGo Drama will perform C.S Lewis’s “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe” to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation on Saturday. “It’s an adaptation of the book, “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe” which talks about four kids during World War II who go to the English countryside,” dr...

President Trump attacks the Hispanic community once again

President Trump attacks the Hispanic community once again

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News, Perspectives

President Trump is now attacking American citizens of Latin descent who live along the Mexican border for suspicion of birth certificate fraud by refusing reentry to the United States after traveling to Mexico or South America According to The Washington Post, the State Department would not give details on...

Democrats sweep ballot in mock election

Democrats sweep ballot in mock election

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News, Uncategorized

If the November elections were held today, Democratic candidates would win all positions, the results of the mock election of Sept. 18 revealed. “Seems like every Democratic candidate did win,” government teacher John Chisholm said. “Some significantly won. I know JB Pritzker had like 61 percen...

New website helps students with college and career planning

New website helps students  with college and career planning

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

September 19, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

The counseling department introduced a new digital platform, Naviance, that will help students navigate the college admission process. “Naviance is called a college and career platform and it is similar to Career Cruising which students have used in the past,” division head of counseling Len Ega...

Teachers walk 60 miles to help fight breast cancer

Teachers walk 60 miles to help fight breast cancer

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Lifestyles, News

English teacher Jen Culbertson and special education teacher Catherine Thielberg joined the fight against breast cancer in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day walk this summer. “It was the hardest thing we have ever done, both during the training we did for seven months, the fundraising, and the actual even...

LRC provides students with chance to win gift card

LRC provides students with chance to win gift card

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

The Learning Resource Center (LRC) is encouraging students to read award-winning books and open their minds for a chance to win a $10 gift card. Books are chosen from both the Abraham Lincoln and Alex awards. “There are 20 Abraham Lincoln books selected each year by teens, teachers, and librarians throughout ...

GSA plans homecoming week bake sale to bring club awareness

GSA plans homecoming week bake sale to bring club awareness

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in Chief

September 10, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

GSA will gather in the family and consumer science kitchens to bake pastries Monday after school for their bake sale during lunch hours until Friday. “(We’re holding a bake sale) for two reasons, one is to get awareness for our club early and two, to raise some funds,” GSA adviser Christina ...

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