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Sophomore Nina Gillespie thrives in Band

Sophomore Nina Gillespie thrives in Band

Grace Garlick

January 19, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday

Sophomore Nina Gillespie found her place with her involvement in band and has excelled as a musician in the years she has committed to her instruments. “I play clarinet and bass clarinet, but outside of band I play ukulele and I used to play the saxophone in middle school,” Gillespie said. Gillespie...

Feature Friday: Sutor receives first tutor award

Feature Friday: Sutor receives first tutor award

Joshua Irvine

January 16, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday

Senior Michael Sutor doesn't seem to know how to take a compliment. "I'm not a superior peer tutor," he claimed in a Wednesday interview. "I'm just as good as the rest." Of course, its an award he's getting, not a compliment, and it seems to disagree with its recipient.  Sutor is the first Peer...

Sergeant Eric Morante inspires students

Sergeant Eric Morante inspires students

Kayleigh Padar

December 15, 2017


Filed under Carousel, News, Soldier's Journey Home

Sergeant Eric Morante, from A Soldier’s Journey Home (ASJH) explored the district today to visit the students who have raised $17,000 to build him a house. “Hersey students have built a rich tradition. This is the fourth project. I would say that Hersey kids will go off into the world bet...

Feature Friday: Sergeant Eric Morante lives with ‘No Limitations’

Feature Friday: Sergeant Eric Morante lives with ‘No Limitations’

Kayleigh Padar

December 15, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday

Sergeant Eric Morante is the veteran that our district partnered with A Soldier's Journey Home (ASJH) sponsored a house for this year. After surviving a bombing and losing his leg, he lives with the motto, "No Limitations," and has a variety of talents and hobbies. "I thought to myself, 'what am I...

Dickens carolers spread holiday cheer

Dickens carolers spread holiday cheer

Kayleigh Padar

December 14, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, From the Issue

The Dickens Carolers are a small group of selected students from Choir who perform acappella holiday songs throughout the community while dressed up in old fashioned caroling costumes. "What I enjoy most about this group, is that it makes people super happy too see us in our costumes singing the...

Creative Writing Day expands students’ writing abilities

Creative Writing Day expands students’ writing abilities

Kayleigh Padar

December 13, 2017


Filed under Carousel, News

Students in Creative Writing classes traveled to Forest View for Creative Writing day last Friday. This field trip involved a keynote speaker, different writing workshops, and an open mic. "It was a lot of fun spending time with friends and seeing some from other schools. Everyone was very nice and...

Boys basketball takes on Glenbrook South at United Center

Boys basketball takes on Glenbrook South at United Center

Trent Sprague

December 10, 2017


Filed under Carousel, From the Issue, Sports

The boys basketball team played at the United Center on Dec. 9.  The boys lost to Glenbrook South 42-38.  Here are photos from the game.

CONTEST: Cutest Canines

CONTEST: Cutest Canines

December 4, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Multimedia

Vote for the cutest canine on the poll on the Correspondent Live homepage.  Due to the high number of submissions, the contest is being split into the cutest student canine and cutest faculty canine.  Our staff voted on the top ten cutest canines submitted by students for the rest of the school to vote for. ...

Speech team supports veteran with photo booth

Speech team supports veteran with photo booth

Kayleigh Padar

December 2, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Photos, Soldier's Journey Home, Videos

The Speech team contributed to A Soldier's Journey Home efforts by hosting a photo booth at their tournament. Competitors were able to take photos with their teammates for a dollar and also participate in a raffle for gift cards. All the money earned will be donated to Sgt. Eric Morante. "I ...

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

December 2, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Photo of the Week

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