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Food drive impacts students, families

Food drive impacts students, families

Amelia Zollner and Angelina Badami

November 17, 2017


Filed under Features, Food Drive 2017

Thanksgiving is just around the corner which means our annual food drive is here. It's a meaningful time to think about what we are thankful for and how we can give to others in need. Here, the food drive is a huge deal to students because it allows the school to come together and work towards a common...

Feature Friday: Senior Annie Durava attends NCYC

Feature Friday: Senior Annie Durava attends NCYC

Caroline Stiefbold

November 17, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday

While most students are in school today, senior Annie Durava is in Indianapolis at the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) with her youth group. "I decided to go to NCYC this year because I went two years ago for the first time and absolutely loved it. I couldn’t wait to go again," Durava...

Shrek Fest proves to be success

Shrek Fest proves to be success

Caroline Stiefbold

November 15, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features

The cast of "Shrek The Musical" held Shrek Fest in early November. The event featured a breakfast for kids and their families. Several students were dressed up in their fairytale costumes from the play during the breakfast. "I loved being dressed up and being a different person around the kids,"...

Feature Friday: Junior Kate Zotos finds success on speech team

Feature Friday: Junior Kate Zotos finds success on speech team

Caroline Stiefbold

November 10, 2017


Filed under Feature Friday

Junior Kate Zotos is involved in a variety of school activities, but this year she also decided to join the speech team. "I decided to join speech team because it was always a club I was interesting in because I'm naturally pretty comfortable with public speaking, and this year I had time in my schedule...

VIDEO: Correspondent staff works on November issue

Trent Sprague

November 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Videos

The Correspondent staff held their final deadline on Nov. 8 in preparation of their fourth issue, which came out on Nov. 10.  Here is a time-lapse of the deadline.

Theater department presents ‘Shrek The Musical’

Theater department presents ‘Shrek The Musical’

Caroline Stiefbold

November 9, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, From the Issue

    Students put on four performances of "Shrek The Musical" last weekend. Students enjoyed being able to take on fairytale roles.  The cast enjoyed embodying the different fairytale aspects of the characters "I think my favorite part about playing Shrek is that I kind of just...

CONTEST: Cutest Canines

CONTEST: Cutest Canines

November 8, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Multimedia

  Submit a picture of your dog to correspondent@d214.org.  10 dogs will be chosen by The Correspondent staff.  Of these 10, students will be able to vote on the winner.  The winning dog and its owner will be featured in a Feature Friday.  (Submissions are due by Monday, Nov. 13)...

Students embrace crazy sock trend

Students embrace crazy sock trend

Olivia Bell

November 6, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features

When someone thinks of socks, they usually think of neutrally colored ankle socks. They can be worn with any shoe, at anytime, in anyplace. However, a new trend has broken through here – wearing socks with unique designs and patterns. “Usually I wear mine with Birkenstocks,” sophomore Mary Renner...

People to People trips immerse students in new cultures

People to People trips immerse students in new cultures

Caroline Stiefbold

November 5, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features

While many may associate studying abroad with college students, there are also opportunities for high school students to study abroad. People to People International is one of the groups that organizes student travel programs. "I think People to People is unique because the approach is not just about...

VIDEO: Students take on roles in ‘Shrek’

VIDEO: Students take on roles in ‘Shrek’

Caroline Stiefbold

November 4, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, From the Issue, Videos

The theater department presented "Shrek The Musical" Thursday and Friday and will also have two performances today.  Here is footage of the characters sharing their favorite parts of the musical.

Feature Friday: Senior Gina Kmilek learns sign language

Feature Friday: Senior Gina Kmilek learns sign language

Kayleigh Padar

November 3, 2017


Filed under Feature Friday

Senior Gina Kmilek has been involved in the Sign Language Club for as long as she's been in high school. Through this club, she's learned about a language and culture different from her own. "The most important lesson I learned is that sign language is such a beautiful language and culture and I...

Chemistry students celebrate mole day with creativity

Chemistry students celebrate mole day with creativity

Claire Dwyer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features

For sophomores, the annual mole day celebrations began last week. Sophomores in chemistry classes spent Oct. 23 learning about moles and showing off their own moles that they created for the display cases by the commons. The mole is a standard unit of measurement for atoms and molecules. The mole,...

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