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More than vacations: Mission trips make huge impacts

More than vacations: Mission trips make huge impacts

Jennifer Lechowski

August 9, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Opinions

  Summer is a time for relaxing, hanging with friends and just taking a break from all the stress in the world. This all sounds nice, but I wanted to do more than that. I wanted to do something for others and give back. At the start of this summer, I told myself to make it one to remembe...

Seniors spread kindness in Hungary

Seniors spread kindness in Hungary

Caroline Stiefbold

August 8, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features

  To many, summer is a time to travel and explore new places.  Seniors Leah Ryg and Linnea Solak did that, but with a purpose other than simply pleasure. The cousins spent two weeks in July in Budapest, Hungary on a mission trip with their youth group. “A bunch of my friends had gone in...

Feature Friday: Junior Claire Bauerle takes on s’more adventures at camp

Feature Friday: Junior Claire Bauerle takes on s’more adventures at camp

Caroline Stiefbold

August 4, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday

For junior Claire Bauerle, most of the summer isn’t spent in Arlington Heights, but rather in East Troy, Wisconsin. She has been attending Camp Edwards in East Troy for the past five summers. "My older brother, who's now 25, had gone to camp as a child, and he had so many great experiences that my oth...

Women of ‘The Bold Type’ prove inspirational in new series

Women of ‘The Bold Type’ prove inspirational in new series

Caroline Stiefbold

August 1, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Reviews

Three girls donning floor-length gala gowns and six-inch stilettos scream at a train passing through Grand Central Station. I was only sixty seconds into “The Bold Type”, and I knew I could not stop watching this show. The new Freeform show, following the women of Scarlet, is based on my two favorite...

Class of 2017 turns the page on high school, prepares for next chapter

Class of 2017 turns the page on high school, prepares for next chapter

June 4, 2017


Filed under Carousel, News

Today, June 4, the commencement ceremony for the class of 2017 was held in the gym.  Here are photos from the event.   ...

Assembly gives seniors the stage

Assembly gives seniors the stage

June 2, 2017


Filed under Carousel, News

  An assembly was held after first period on Friday June 2 to honor the senior class.  Honors, awards, and scholarships were presented to students in the class of 2017.  Here are photos from the assembly.

Senior writes her way to success amongst state journalists

Senior writes her way to success amongst state journalists

Caroline Stiefbold

May 30, 2017


Filed under Carousel, News

Similar to how athletes often receive accolades for their performances, the "most valuable players" of other activities, like journalism are also recognized. Senior Danielle Eriksson was named to the IJEA All-State Journalism Team. "It feels great knowing that all the work I put forth towards journalism...

Dancers showcase talent

Dancers showcase talent

Kayleigh Padar

May 19, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features

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

Softball falls to Barrington in conference title game

Softball falls to Barrington in conference title game

Caroline Stiefbold

May 19, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Sports

After winning the East Divison, softball faced off against Barrington for the MSL Conference crown.  The Fillies defeated the Huskies 12-1.  Here are photos from the May 18 matchup.   ...

Barrington win ends championship chances for boys volleyball

Barrington win ends championship chances for boys volleyball

Joshua Irvine

May 18, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Sports

A harsh defeat at the hands of Barrington last night has ripped the MSL Championship from the reach of the boys volleyball team. Despite a tight scoreboard in the opening of the first game, Barrington claimed the championship title over the Huskies in two games with scores of 25-19 and 25-18. "It...

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