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Wildcat Chronicle

The student news site of West Chicago Community High School

Wildcat Chronicle

There have been dream teams ever since the NBA was established: here are just five of them. (Photo illustration created by Wildcat Chronicle staff using royalty-free image from Markus Spiske via Pexels.com)
Top 5 NBA teams of all-time
By Justin Zbinovec and Carlos Allen January 29, 2023
From The Blind Side to Field of Dreams, there have been some winning films centered around sports. Here are the top five. (Photo illustration created by Wildcat Chronicle staff using royalty-free image by JESHOOTS.com)
Top 5 sports movies
By Adrian Munoz, Santiago Carrillo, and Ray Gonzalez January 24, 2023
Air Jordans have captivated sneakerheads for decades, and with even more retro options trending now, it is hard to select a top five. (Photo Illustration created by Wildcat Chronicle Staff using non-copyrighted images from Deybson Mallony and Derice Jason Fahnkow via Pexels.com)
Top 5 Retro Jordans
By Alejandro Perez and Anthony Cortez January 14, 2023
A look at the best music albums released in 2022.
Top 5 albums of 2022
By Michael Birdsell and Dhanveer Gill December 29, 2022
Holiday movies are a staple around Christmas-time.
Top 5 Christmas movies
By Vanessa Garcia and Fatima Villafuerte December 13, 2022
Although a lot of issues can get under peoples nerves, these rank in the Chronicles top five.
Top 5 icks
By Kalia DePaz and Analucia Lopez December 9, 2022
Students work in the greenhouse on Jan. 26 to move plugs donated by Ball Seed into larger containers.
Cultivating for success: Horticulture Club preps for Blooming Fest
By Effie Giannoudakos February 2, 2023
Horticulture Club begins its annual plantings in preparation for Blooming Fest.
The Mr. Wildcat competition blurb, as displayed in the 1999 Yearbook.
Senior traditions: will they be brought back, or lost forever?
By Bryan Dionicio, Reporter • January 23, 2023
Senior traditions have been in a decline ever since COVID began, but will they make a return?
WeGo Spooky gave clubs from across the school the opportunity to come together. Each group offered its own activity station at the event.
Clubs offer opportunities for students to explore interests, give back
January 10, 2023
WEGO hosts nearly 50 clubs for students to get involved in.
A mug of hot chocolate at Kindred Coffee.
Fulfilling dreams at Kindred Coffee Roasters
December 29, 2022
A feature piece on West Chicago's Kindred Coffee Roasters, which is helping bring new business downtown.
The Chicago Bulls have had a career filled with highs and lows. (Royalty-free photo by Bk Aguilar via Pexels.com)
The Chicago Bulls' history
By Ray Gonzalez, Reporter • December 13, 2022
The Chicago Bulls: love 'em or hate 'em, they have a history worth exploring.
This ancient oak is located near St. Andrews Golf Course in West Chicago. (Photo by The Conservation Foundation; used with permission)
West Chicago home to 400-year-old oak tree
By Jonathan Saucedo, Reporter • November 30, 2022
Bob Cago is working to conserve what may be West Chicago's oldest oak tree.
The red light cameras at Routes 59 and 64 have been a source of discussion in recent months.
Routes 59 and 64: no more than usual tickets being issued despite driver concerns
By Anthony Cortez, Reporter • November 20, 2022
Citizens of West Chicago question whether more tickets have been issued recently at Routes 59 and 64.
Teachers and students joined together for the first full Womens Leadership gathering in Oct.
Women's Leadership returns after three-year hiatus
By Adamaris Mancera, Reporter • November 3, 2022
The Women's Leadership group returned with a movie night in October following a hiatus due to the pandemic.
A wall in the Social Studies wing contains stick figures that represent the victims of gun violence in America. WeGo Global began adding paper squares in September.
WCCHS works to create a safe learning environment for students, staff
By Akciri Ortiz, Sasha Baumgartner, and Karidja Monjolo October 25, 2022
The Wildcat Chronicle discusses school safety measures with the Director of Deans and school resource officer.
The most delicious chocolate chip cookies are easy to make if you follow this step-by-step.
How-to bake the best chocolate chip cookies
By Amanda Perez, Reporter • October 24, 2022
A step-by-step guide for creating the most delicious chocolate chip cookies.
Members of WeGo Global march in the Homecoming parade in Sept.
WeGo Global ready to face new problems this year
By Erik Romero, Reporter • October 6, 2022
WeGo Global prepares to address important social issues in the 2022-23 school year.
A pastoral image generated with DALL-E 2.
How computers are replacing artists, and what that means for us
By Micah Weber, Reporter • October 5, 2022
Micah Weber explores whether computer-generated images qualify as art.
Clippers are essential for any barber. Featured here are 2x clippers, 2x trimmers, 1x shaver, 2x combs, 1x shears, 
1x thinning shears
A step-by-step taper
By Anthony Cortez, Reporter • October 4, 2022
Tony Cortez provides a step-by-step tutorial for creating a taper hair cut.
Speech Team members await their turn at a tournament last fall.
Speech Team invigorated by the high interest for the upcoming season
By Michael Birdsell, Reporter • September 28, 2022
Speech Team auditions kick off on Sept. 28.
Promgoers arrive at the Field Museum in May.
How to obtain W Rizz
By Edgar Oropeza and Karidja Monjolo September 27, 2022
A how-to feature for those looking to expand their social circle.
Running shoes line the street following the bombing at the 2013 Boston Marathon. (Royalty-free photo by Sarah Nichols via Wikimedia Commons)
After 10 years, Boston Marathon bombing still a relevant topic
By Alejandro Perez, Reporter • September 26, 2022
A look back at the Boston Marathon bombing of 2013.
Seniors cheer at the first football game of the season in a return to normalcy during the 2022-23 school year.
COVID regulations relax as seniors strive to enjoy one more "normal" year of high school
By Kalia DePaz, Reporter • September 25, 2022
As WEGO and the surrounding community embraces relaxed COVID restrictions, seniors reflect on the remote learning experience.
Juniors Carolyn Fleming and Mariana Acosta, and sophomore Miranda Bucio, await their cue on Friday.
Beyond the green light: backstage at WEGO’s The Great Gatsby
By Sofia Tamayo, Reporter • September 15, 2022
Journey backstage for a never before seen look at WeGo Drama's recent production of The Great Gatsby.
WeGo Drama cast members during dress rehearsal on August 18.
Hammered: A Thor and Loki Play rumbles its way into WEGO theater
By Karidja Monjolo, Editor • August 19, 2022
WeGo Drama launches its 2022-23 season with a Marvel-based comedy that features beloved characters Thor and Loki.
Numerous students at WEGO were awarded for their effort and performance in math this past year.
WEGO students awarded in mathematics
By Wildcat Chronicle Staff June 4, 2022
Over 500 students were recently recognized for their effort and performance in mathematics.
A look at the COVID cases reported to the school nurses office, by week.
Examining the ambiguity of the coming school year and COVID's impact
By Karidja Monjolo and Daniel Kuriakose May 24, 2022
The Wildcat Chronicle looks at how changes in COVID guidelines impacted second semester, and what is ahead for the 2022-23 school year.
Class of 2022: Senior Quotes
Class of 2022: Senior Quotes
By Wildcat Chronicle Staff May 18, 2022
The class of 2022 shares parting words as they look to a new chapter in their lives.
A glimpse of generations past.
Time has a wonderful way of highlighting what matters
By Chuck Baumgartner, Editor • May 14, 2022
The meaning of life is a question with no straightforward answer. However, after interviewing people from different generations, the true meaning may just be a short reach away.
Seniors Mariana Lopez, Mason Wright, James Kostomiris, Johaan Salgado and Melissa Pani, pictured as freshman and again now.
How have you changed? The story of 5 WEGO seniors
By Adan Villa, Editor • May 11, 2022
With the class of 2022 graduating, 5 seniors reflect on their experiences in high school and provide their advice
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