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Spring job fair exceeds expectations

Spring job fair exceeds expectations

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

Not only did the job fair on March 14 provide job opportunities for many students, but it exceeded the organizer’s expectations. “(We got) 360 students to the fair. It was an incredible turnout and the employers were absolutely thrilled,” job fair host Anne Dragosh said. The companies hiring...

Movie night brings awareness to drug and alcohol prevention

Movie night brings awareness to drug and alcohol prevention

By Mayeli Vivaldo, Editor in chief

April 4, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

As a way to bring awareness to local organization Breaking Free, the National Honors Society (NHS) will hold a movie night on Friday at 6:30 p.m in commons. According to Breaking Free’s website, the organization focuses on drug and alcohol prevention as well as helping people overcome child abuse,...

Benefit competition unites clubs at Feed My Starving Children

Benefit competition unites clubs at Feed My Starving Children

By Ariana Alcantar, Multimedia Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Clubs will unite for the second time, this year with the goal of breaking last year's record in packing food at Feed My Starving Children May 9. Ola’as adviser Mark Poulterer organized the event. According to Poulterer, the event has several purposes. One is to help families in need. “I think...

Never Again events brings successful results

Never Again events brings successful results

By Mayeli Vivaldo, Editor in chief

March 22, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

WeGo Global held many gun violence prevention events on March 14 and plans to hold more for the Never Again movement. The club held a silent protest at 10 a.m during 3rd hour and encouraged students and staff to wear orange, the color of the Never Again movement, as a way to cause discussion about ...

ROAR comes back with new plans and ideas for students

ROAR comes back with new plans and ideas for students

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

After a semester-long suspension because of teacher contract negotiations ROAR is back and running again. ROAR’s in-school field trip will be on April 18. “I’m ecstatic, I ran around the building figuring out how we could use the short remaining time to the best of our abilities to hold inte...

Varsity hockey team wins first place in the Illinois West Cup and heads to the state competition

Varsity hockey team wins first place in the Illinois West Cup and heads to the state competition

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Hockey, News, Sports

After winning the Illinois West Cup, the varsity hockey team is heading to state Saturday at the United Center. It is the first time that both hockey teams, varsity and JV, from Wheaton West have won first place. Senior David Browning is the team captain for varsity and junior Nathan Rutledge pl...

Sole Steppers looking forward to first competition

Sole Steppers looking forward to first competition

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

March 17, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

After months of not being to practice due to the recent conflict regarding teacher negotiations, Sole Steppers is preparing for their first competition of the year on March 24 at Joliet Junior College. “It has been difficult (preparing) especially being the only coach but it has been a fun ride so far ...

WeGo Boutique opens Saturday for those looking for prom dress deals

WeGo Boutique opens Saturday for those looking for prom dress deals

By Mayeli Vivaldo, Editor in chief

March 16, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

As a way to make the prom dress picking process more fun, WeGo Boutique will be holding a “Say Yes to the Dress” event on Saturday for students who wish to find low-price clothes for prom. WeGo Boutique was started last year by social worker Janet Hurtado. “I realized I was having a hard ...

WeGo Global holds gun prevention events in light of recent shooting

WeGo Global holds gun prevention events in light of recent shooting

By Mayeli Vivaldo, Editor in chief

March 13, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

As a way to show their support for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting victims, WeGo Global will hold many events on Wednesday as a way to bring awareness to gun violence. The club was inspired by the actions taken by many students in Florida after the school shooting on Feb. 14 which...

Spring job fair gives students opportunity to get a job

Spring  job fair gives students opportunity to get a job

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

March 13, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

This year’s spring job fair on Wednesday will host 16 companies.   The job fair was created in the spring of 2016 as a way to help students. “Many of our students want to work, but sometimes it’s hard to get that first job,” job fair host Anne Dragosh said. “There are many great empl...

Speech team ends season with first place winners seniors Efrain Aguilar and Jack Gillespie

Speech team ends season with first place winners seniors Efrain Aguilar and Jack Gillespie

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

After months of practicing and competing, speech team season ended Feb. 10 with their sectional tournament. Only a few members from the speech team competed at sectionals: senior Efrain Aguilar took first place in oratorical declamation, senior Kate Bove took fourth place in poetry reading, and senior Jack ...

WeGo Drama offers 2 in 1 show to prepare for the Illinois High School Association competition

WeGo Drama offers 2 in 1 show to prepare for the Illinois High School Association competition

By Ariana Alcantar, Multimedia Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

With only two weeks of rehearsals, WeGo Drama is preparing for the IHSA showcase with performances Friday and Saturday.   WeGo Drama is required by the administration to perform several plays, but any extracurricular activities, like IHSA,  were suspended by the West Chicago Teachers’ Associatio...

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