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Photo of the Week: Sept. 21

Photo of the Week: Sept. 21

September 21, 2017


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Photo of the Week submissions can be sent to jirvine8008@stu.d214.org and cstiefbold8098@stu.d214.org.  Submissions must be made by Wednesday to be featured for the following week. Sept. 14 Sept. 7 Aug. 31 ...

APES classes investigate diverse ecosystems

APES classes investigate diverse ecosystems

Caroline Stiefbold

September 21, 2017


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AP Environmental Science (APES) classes and APES teachers Greg Moehrlin and Dave Papez traveled to St. Charles on a field trip on Sept. 18. "My expectations were that I was going to be put out of my natural element, and I would have to be exposed to gross, muddy wetlands. I was expecting it to be r...

Methner leads pack to victory over Prospect

Methner leads pack to victory over Prospect

Caroline Stiefbold

September 20, 2017


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Boys cross country went head to head against the Prospect Knights in a division dual meet on Sept. 19. "Personally, I wanted to win. Our team and coach weren't worried about winning or losing; we just wanted to execute our plan,” sophomore Josh Methner said. Coming off of a third place team fin...

Football triumphs over Niles West

Football triumphs over Niles West

September 16, 2017


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Football took on Niles West yesterday at home.  They defeated the Wolves 43-3.

Orange Crush lights up stadium

Orange Crush lights up stadium

September 16, 2017


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Orange Crush held a "Neon Out" to cheer on the football team in their game against Niles West on Sept. 15.  Here are photos from the "Neon Out."

Volleyball defeats Knights

Volleyball defeats Knights

September 15, 2017


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Volleyball played Prospect in an MSL East matchup on Sept. 14.  The Huskies won in two sets, 25-13 and 25-16.

Orange Crush redefines mission

Orange Crush redefines mission

Joshua Irvine

September 15, 2017


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The morning before the football team’s first game, two dozen students clustered in a classroom on the near side of the math department. The collection of sophomores, juniors and seniors sat in clumps at round tables, Styrofoam plates with breakfast pastries at hand. In front of the whiteboard...

AP Seminar provides new learning perspective

AP Seminar provides new learning perspective

Claire Dwyer

September 15, 2017


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This school has always had a variety of programs and classes to help students explore options for college and even earn college credits through AP courses. This year, freshmen have an unique opportunity that upperclassmen didn’t have in their first year to earn AP credits for college. A new class,...

Don’t let county benefit from our thirst

Don’t let county benefit from our thirst

Jennifer Lechowski

September 14, 2017


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A sweetened beverage tax in Cook County is now in effect as of early August. This tax adds one cent per ounce on the retail sale of all sweetened beverages such as soda, lemonades, sports drinks, ice teas, juice drinks, flavored waters and even beverages with zero calories. To me, this just sounds like...

Volleyball tops BG in three sets

Volleyball tops BG in three sets

Caroline Stiefbold

September 13, 2017


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Last night, the Huskies faced off against Buffalo Grove in a division matchup. They defeated the Bison 2-1. "We went into the first game with a lot of energy and we were all very hopeful to beat BG," senior Molly Twohig said. The team started off strong winning the first set 25-22. "We were...

District hosts first of three Career Nights

District hosts first of three Career Nights

Caroline Stiefbold

September 9, 2017


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Students from across District 214 gathered at Prospect on Sept. 6 for the first Career Night of the school year. This night focused on arts, communication, and human services. The arts and communications portion focused on career pathways in the visual and performing arts, specifically in journalism,...

SOS kicks off school year

SOS kicks off school year

Caroline Stiefbold

September 7, 2017


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Service Over Self (SOS) held their kickoff meeting yesterday at 7 pm in the Carter Gym. At the meeting, the SOS class and SOS coordinator Mark Gunther introduced students to the purpose of SOS and the many activities within it. "My friend asked me to go, and I decided to go because I want to get more...

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