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Bednar bound for gymnastics state

Bednar bound for gymnastics state

Joshua Irvine
May 8, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Sports

Sophomore Matt Bednar will be heading to the boys gymnastics state championship on Friday after qualifying at last Friday's sectional meet at Prospect. Bednar will be competing in the pommel and high bar events, for which he received scores of 8.05 and 7.65 points (the lowest qualifiers scored 7.75...

Volleyball claims East title over Buffalo Grove

Volleyball claims East title over Buffalo Grove

Trent Sprague
May 5, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Sports

Boys volleyball triumphed over Buffalo Grove Friday in a game that claimed the MSL East title for the team.  Here are photos from the win.

Feature Friday: Junior Ryan Griffin tackles rugby

Feature Friday: Junior Ryan Griffin tackles rugby

Katherine Wiemold
May 5, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Features

Most high school guys stick to the traditional sports: basketball, football, or tennis. But junior Ryan Griffin chose a different path to excel in. Griffin is in his sixth year playing rugby for the Arlington Stallions, a team that places fifth graders to high school seniors into three separate te...

All Styles, no substance

All Styles, no substance

Joshua Irvine
May 2, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Entertainment, Reviews

Harry Styles, if you haven't heard, is trying to reinvent himself. He's appearing in a new movie - a Christopher Nolan one, no less. He's on the cover of Rolling Stone with a story written by no less than music-journalist-turned-semi-autobiographical-director Cameron Crowe. He's even got (*gasp*)...

Students debut ‘High School Musical’

Students debut ‘High School Musical’

Kayleigh Padar
April 27, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Entertainment

  Photos by Trent Sprague Over the past few months, students have prepared to perform High School Musical one and two. This past weekend, they performed both shows for the student body. "This show will get you on your feet. It's something we all know. Especially our generation, we grew up with this stuff. It's not like ...

Feature Friday: Senior Matt Short grows through cinematography

Feature Friday: Senior Matt Short grows through cinematography

Lexi Wachal
April 21, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Features

For most people, entertainment in elementary through middle school was limited to Club Penguin, Disney Channel, and watching YouTube. For senior Matt Short, however, he was making the videos we relied on for boredoms sake. "The video camera has always been a part of my life. I learned to use a v...

KLizzle’s Got The Drizzle: Harry Styles announces debut single

KLizzle’s Got The Drizzle: Harry Styles announces debut single

Kayleigh Padar
April 6, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Entertainment

Harry Styles announced his new solo project on March 31. He will be releasing a new single called "Sign of the Times," tomorrow morning at 3AM. He will also be hosting SNL this week and partaking in a number of promotional interviews with different radio stations and tv shows presumably to promote a...

March Honors Assembly kicks off St.Baldricks

March Honors Assembly kicks off St.Baldricks

March 17, 2017
Filed under Carousel, News, Online only, Uncategorized

All photos taken by Katherine Wiemold

Feature Friday: Senior Arthik Patel plays the stock market

Feature Friday: Senior Arthik Patel plays the stock market

Joshua Irvine
March 17, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Features

Senior Arthik Patel has a consistent response for anyone who asks him why he's so invested in stocks (pun unintended). "Not having to work at Jimmy John's." Patel's interest in the stock market is more than a vendetta against the sandwich maker; he's been working the market for three years now,...

NHS causes student concern

NHS causes student concern

Kayleigh Padar
March 10, 2017
Filed under Carousel, News

While NHS has always been a prominent organization, recently questions have arisen about the the group's actual value to students. The sponsors of the group, Joannell Hoijer and Chris Kiepura believe that the goal of the organization is to help students learn about the value of community service through...

Our solution to March 10 “fake news” story quiz

Our solution to March 10 “fake news” story quiz

March 8, 2017
Filed under Carousel

As part of The Correspondent's examination of the state of the modern press in today's issue, The Correspondent inserted a fictional brief to simulate the impact of "fake news" stories and encouraged readers to try and locate the story.  That story appeared on page 2 under the headline "Law lowers female...

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