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Annual triathlon postponed until Monday

Annual triathlon postponed until Monday

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

May 4, 2019

The 6th annual triathlon was canceled due to bad weather but was rescheduled for Monday. “We really didn’t want to cancel it but because of the cold weather and the rain,” physical education teacher Paul McLeland said. “(We had to take in consideration) the kids in the triathlon but also the p...

Athletic director job comes true for David Pater

Athletic director job comes true for David Pater

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspective Editor

March 12, 2019

Working his way up from being a teacher to director of student services, David Pater will become the new athletic director starting in July. “I’ve always wanted this position and this is a position that even going into college I knew I wanted to do something with sports,” Pater said. “I’m s...

Baseball informational meeting

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

February 19, 2019

An informational meeting for students interested in playing baseball in the spring will be held Wednesday at 3:15 in room 171. Tryouts will start on Monday at 5:45 a.m for juniors and seniors, and at 6:30 p.m. for freshmen and sophomores. Students must have a yellow card to try out. For q...

Senior moves on from classrooms to battlefields

Senior moves on from classrooms to battlefields

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

January 22, 2019

Following in his lifelong dream, senior Mark Perez enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and will head to boot camp after graduation. “I’ve always wanted to do it as a kid and I’ve never changed my mind. Now that I’m age appropriate to join, I just did it,” Perez said. The Marines...

Athletes earn Athlete of the Fall Season award

Athletes earn  Athlete of the Fall Season award

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

November 29, 2018

Four fall sports athletes were recognized with the 2018 Fall Season Athlete award for their hard work and success in the field of play in their respective sport. Sophomore Kendall Farm has been playing golf for four years. This year, she advanced to the state tournament. “The best part about...

Senior Shaye Lauro signs Division 1 athletic scholarship

Senior Shaye Lauro signs Division 1 athletic scholarship

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

November 16, 2018

Gymnast senior Shaye Lauro signed a division 1 scholarship letter to join the acrobatics and tumbling team at Baylor University Wednesday. Lauro received the scholarship after she was evaluated through videos that she submitted to the university. “(To get the scholarship) you send videos to t...

Senior athlete enjoys running lifestyle

Senior athlete enjoys running lifestyle

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

October 19, 2018

Three-year varsity cross country runner and captain senior Kamal Patel is enjoying his last season as a high schooler. “I would say that running is so great that it almost helps our body in every situation. It’s a lifestyle, it keeps the body in good shape, helps you concentrate, focus on study...

Golfers head to sectionals Monday

Golfers head to sectionals Monday

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in Chief

October 5, 2018

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...

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

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...

Building a legacy in track before leaving high school

Building a legacy in track before leaving high school

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

May 18, 2018

All in motivation to beat one of his track friends, senior Zenen Cardenas broke track records on the Upstate 8 conference meet May 10 at Streamwood High School.“I ran with one of my track buddies, Charlie Wade, who's ranked #1 in the state right now,” Cardenas said. “We met sophomore year, and n...

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

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...

Playing badminton as team captain one last time

Playing badminton as team captain one last time

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

May 9, 2018

For senior Clarissa Vargas, being the varsity team captain of badminton can put a load of pressure on her shoulders inside and outside the court. “It's hard being a captain because sometimes what we want isn't what everyone else wants and that really takes a toll on all of us,” Vargas said. Bu...

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