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Students get a taste ‘Around the World’ during homecoming week

Students get a taste ‘Around the World’ during homecoming week

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

Starting Monday students and staff can participate in “Around the World” themed homecoming festivities. Students and staff have continent themes. Freshmen are North America, sophomores are Asia, juniors are Latin America, seniors are Europe, and staff are Oceania and Antarctica. “The b...

A taste of love through WeGo Drama’s fall musical “Lovesick”

A taste of love through WeGo Drama’s fall musical “Lovesick”

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

WeGo Drama will perform John Cariani’s play, “Lovesick” for their fall musical on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. “‘Lovesick is actually a great play. (It’s about) how all these different people deal with different aspects of a relationship whether it's first meeting, first falling in...

Journalists are not the ‘enemy of the people’

Journalists are not the ‘enemy of the people’

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

August 31, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Editorials, News, Perspectives

President Donald Trump recently said that about 80 percent of the news media is “the enemy of the people,” and according to The Guardian, a majority of Republicans agree with the statement. Now many journalists across the United States are attacking President Trump by supporting press freedom. The ...

New football coach leads the way by having fun

New football coach leads the way by having fun

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in Chief

August 30, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News, Sports

Head football coach enjoys his first year coaching at the school. “As I became a coach one of the things that it’s a blessing to me is building relationships with students here and how we build off of that too,” Rustman said. “It's fun to interact with them.” Rustman has been coaching for...

School unites German students with West Chicago Sister Cities Club

School unites German students with  West Chicago Sister Cities Club

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in Chief

August 29, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

The West Chicago Sister Cities welcomed 17 guests from Taufkirchen, Germany on Sunday. “This is another great opportunity for our students to build international bridges and tear down some of the walls that can divide us,” sponsor David Sayner said. The German guests visited the school Mo...

Fall job fair brings employment to students

Fall job fair brings employment to students

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

August 27, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

For the third year, the school will be hosting its job fair Thursday in the LRC for students 16 and over. “My goal every job fair is to connect as many students with community employers as possible,” job fair host Anne Dragosh said. Employers will be hiring from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Students...

The clock is set for WeGo Drama to perform in under 24 hours

The clock is set for WeGo Drama to perform in under 24 hours

By Ariana Alcantar, Multimedia Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, News

WeGo Drama will present the 24-hour play festival, Plays-in-a-Day, Saturday. “The Plays-in-a-Day is an event where students sign up to either be writers, directors, or actors. Director Mark Begovich) puts together the groups and starting at 7 p.m. on Friday the writers and directors work together t...

Reporter earns blue ribbon award for covering potential strike

Reporter earns blue ribbon award for covering potential strike

By Ariana Alcantar, Multimedia Editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

Wildcat Chronicle editor in chief Mayeli Vivaldo earned a blue ribbon award from the Northern Illinois Scholastic Press Association (NISPA) for her coverage of the Teachers' Association. “I felt very surprised and honored. I never expected to get such an award,” Vivaldo said. Vivado earned...

A thank you message to teachers from seniors

A thank you message to teachers from seniors

By Ariana Alcantar, Multimedia Editor

May 15, 2018


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Band will honor seniors at their last concert

Band will honor seniors at their last concert

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

As the school year comes to an end, band is preparing to honor and give awards to seniors at their last performance on Wednesday. “The spring (band) show is a chance to highlight a lot of our seniors,” band director James Wallace said. “(We) also have some performances by some of our small...

Teachers’ advice to seniors

Teachers’ advice to seniors

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

May 14, 2018


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Freshman athlete discovers difference between middle school and high school sports

Freshman athlete discovers difference between middle school and high school sports

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features, Girls Soccer, News, Sports

Freshman Maryam Al Kubaisi is a multi-sport athlete that has been playing sports for seven years, ranging from soccer, basketball, and volleyball. Al Kubaisi plays post (defense) in basketball, soccer as a center back and, volleyball as a spiker. Now, she moved on from playing at a middle school leve...

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