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Paper adds new all stars to lineup

May 4, 2012


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Team Corre is changing up the lineup on the sports page. Rookie Tim Griffin will be joining sophomore Scott Bakal and all star players David Milligan and Anthony Bellafiore to make up the dynamic trio on the roster. All the players are excited to bring up the page average. “I hope the staff as just a...

Seniors make final decision on May 1

Seniors make final decision on May 1

May 3, 2012


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May first was National decision day for high school seniors around the country. Most of the senior class represented the school they will be attending by wearing apparel from their future school. Students can celebrate the fact that all the time and thought that went into there decision is finally ove...

Cleaning results in big win

May 2, 2012


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I think we can all relate to the constant nag from parents to, "clean up your room." But one teenager gives some inspiration to listen to these words. Ryan Kitchin found $700,000 worth of lottery tickets after cleaning his room. The 19-year-old was totally unaware that he was even in possession of 12 tickets, and after putting off t...

NHS fundraising strikes with bowling fundraiser

April 20, 2012


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As part of the mission statement of National Honor Society, it is important to give back to not only the surrounding community, but the school as well. This Sunday, April 22, NHS is doing just that with a bowling fundraiser held at Beverly Lanes in Arlington Heights. As tickets were being sold at lunch...

Become a part of something that matters

Become a part of something that matters

April 11, 2012


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The Correspondent staff meets in Room 118 during seventh period each day. Some crowd around a computer screen, glancing at a funny YouTube video and laughing with one another. Others gather around adviser Janet Levin to discuss story ideas. People run in and out of the class, scribbling notes insi...

The Correspondent lends a helping hair

March 14, 2012


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Every year during the month of March, at Hersey brings forth a magic period where shaving  heads is considered an action of sincerity and attaching green highlights to student's hair is seen as a proactive way towards the fight against cancer. "I have been waiting for this day for over a month, and...

Practice is essential to athletes, regardless of time

February 16, 2012


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The saying for any type of competition is practice makes perfect. Because of this, all teams make it a habit to practice, especially for sports. Practices become second nature and part of an athlete's daily routine. However routine they are, the time a team practices can actually have a significant effect...

‘Seven to Seven’ creates opportunities for students

February 16, 2012


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Over the weekend, many Hersey and Prospect students traveled for twelve hours participating in activities all night. The students are in a group called Young Life. Young Life is all about living life to the fullest. Fifty students and seven group leaders traveled all over Chicago from seven at night...

Black Sabbath to Release First Album Featuring Ozzy Osbourne In Decades

January 17, 2012


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The grandfathers of metal-that's right Black Sabbath described by many as the greatest metal band of all time, has announced that they will release their first album since 1978 that featured the famed frontman, Ozzy Osbourne. They also released that they are going to have a promotional tour for the album as well. "It would be pret...

Moon lights up Hersey for over 40 years

January 13, 2012


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Three years after John Hersey High School was opened, a young man named Edward Moon interviewed for a teaching job that would lead him to his future home: being a Huskie. After 34 years of formal teaching, Moon is still substitute teaching in this school after his retirement. "When I first interviewed...

Seniors remember departed teachers

January 13, 2012


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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2sgSbtRS5U&feature=youtu.be&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active While clubs make a large part of Hersey's heritage, we also must remember our teachers. Every teacher gets their picture in the yearbook and is enshrined in our history books fo...

Students not afraid to take fashion risks

Students not afraid to take fashion risks

January 13, 2012


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• Continued from fashion spread on PDF version of the Correspondent • Senior Emily Smith "I like wearing clothes and knowing that no one else has them but me. I wear what I want and I don't care what anyone else thinks about it, just as long as I like it. When I like what I wear, it puts me n a g...

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