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Feature Friday: Junior Madison Burkhalter attacks, finds success in new sport

Lauren Theisen
June 9, 2017
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As students walk past the cafeteria and board of activities everyday, they are able to spot a sign listing the All-Conference water polo girls. On that sign is junior Madison Burkhalter's name. As a three year water polo member, Burkhalter has learned to grow from her passion for swimming to playing...

Feature Friday: Junior Erin Loken sifts through thrift stores

Caroline Stiefbold
June 2, 2017
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For junior Erin Loken, fashion isn't just found inside of Woodfield Mall.  Thrift shops have become the places where she chooses to explore fashion. "I love thrifting because every time you to the store is completely different and you can always find pieces that no one else has," Loken said. Thrifting...

Feature Friday: Senior Patrick Feltes excels in mathematics

Sneh Pandya
May 26, 2017
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Whereas some students find their calling in the arts or athletics, students such as senior Patrick Feltes have found his in mathematics. For Feltes, this passion started at an early age as soon as he was exposed to the subject. "I first noticed that I had a passion for mathematics in preschool when...

Dancers showcase talent

Dancers showcase talent

Kayleigh Padar
May 19, 2017
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  The Dynamite Dancers, Dance 1-3 classes, and Orchesis performed in The 2017 Dance Showcase.

Feature Friday: Art inspires junior Emily Hartman

Claire Durand
May 19, 2017
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Throughout high school, many individuals begin to develop who they are and what career they may want to invest in. For junior Emily Hartman, she's set her goal to become an artist. "I hope to one day create illustrations for stories, like a comic artist; being a freelance artist sounds amazing. Whatever...

Feature Friday: Mama Bear’s got the goods

Feature Friday: Mama Bear’s got the goods

Joshua Irvine
May 12, 2017
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Don't let the charming name or vaguely kitschy aesthetic deceive you; Mama Bear Delivery Company means business. Mama Bear Delivery Company, a web service providing customizable care packages for delivery to college students, is the brainchild of seniors Sophia Cacioppo, Danny Gritt and Justin Zotos. The...

Meet 2017’s class of entrepreneurs

Joshua Irvine
May 7, 2017
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The six best projects from the entrepreneurs class will be selected by teacher Daniel Vesper on Monday.  Those selected will then present their projects to a board of judges on Wednesday.  The project selected by that board will receive $500 and admission to a second round of competition between the...

Feature Friday: Junior Ryan Griffin tackles rugby

Feature Friday: Junior Ryan Griffin tackles rugby

Katherine Wiemold
May 5, 2017
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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...

Feature Friday: Senior Matt Short grows through cinematography

Feature Friday: Senior Matt Short grows through cinematography

Lexi Wachal
April 21, 2017
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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...

Feature Friday: Freshman Erin Moran finds success in step-dancing

Claire Durand
April 14, 2017
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Freshman Erin Moran is not like others. When she's not doing homework, she's running for track, and when she's not running, she's practicing many hours of Irish step-dancing. Although it may not seem like a famous sport, Irish step-dancing has risen in popularity. Moran has been dancing since she was...

Feature Friday: Junior Kathryn Gerardi explores fashion industry

Caroline Stiefbold
March 31, 2017
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For junior Kathryn Gerardi, fashion is more than just a passion. Gerardí works as an apparel sale consultan for Kostal Konnection. With this job, she also has the opportunity to work at Stylemax fashion shows downtown four times a year. With her job, Gerardi is able to explore many parts of the fashion...

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