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New lunch policy confuses students

August 24, 2012


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The start of the 2012-2013, has brought many changes such as a new science wing, new vending machines, and a new lunch policy. All changes have brought both negative and positive feedback. However, the new lunch policy this year is one that has already left students perplexed. Students who were here...

End of the year brings freshman stress

June 8, 2012


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Samantha Kronon The end of the year for freshmen can be jam packed. Time is stretched between studying for last minute quizzes and finals, reading or practicing speeches, and even planning for the summer ahead. Many freshman are border line with grades, which can be very stressful. " I am stressed at the e...

Classmates brighten up the school, and a friend

Classmates brighten up the school, and a friend

June 7, 2012


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On May 19 and 20, students, mainly from The correspondent, gathered  to raise money for their fellow staff member Shea Anderluh in her current battle against lymphoma in Flower Power for Shea. It was an event they felt was really important because it was for someone really close to them. Ran by Corre...

"Hot Coffee" Brings Hot Topic

June 6, 2012


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Last week, the school's debate class, lead by Kent Manthey, watched the documentary titled "HOT COFFEE." The movie revolves around the famous case involving Stella Liebeck sueing McDonalds after she spilled coffee all over herself. Turns out, things are not always as they seem, and there are more cases...

Haas leads Huskies past Vikings

May 22, 2012


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The Bob Huber led Baseball team can now call themselves conference champs. The team beat the Fremd Vikings 3-1 in the championship behind their starting pitcher, senior Trevor Haas, on May, 18. Haas was dominant all game making only one mistake on a homerun ball, a solo shot. That home run would be...

Senior stars playing at the next level

May 22, 2012


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Usually only a handful of student athletes in high school move on to play at the next level. When students hear the news of a classmate playing a college sport, "talent" often pops into their mind. They may assume that the future college athlete was just born with more skills than most athletes. These...

'Girls Fight Back' seminar inspires students

May 12, 2012


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On April 16, district 214 junior and senior female students, wanting to learn more about defending themselves, crowded the theater with their friends, mothers, and aunts for the "Girls Fight Back" seminar at Forest View. "Most of the time it's just me and my mom. We're by ourselves so it's good to know...

Freshmen write shorts for forum

May 9, 2012


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Just Sayin' Read Hiroshima For all Hersey students, reading John Hersey's report 'Hiroshima' should be a must. It is something that not only is informative about the events at Hiroshima, but also to John Hersey himself. This is important not only because he is who our school is named for, but also to connect ...

News, in-depth, and graphics teams to be provided with new members

May 4, 2012


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Today marks the new addition of various Correspondent staff members. Taking on the hard-hitting front page and other news pages will be juniors Erika Murillo and Natalie Czarnota, along with freshman Isabella Murray. Senior staff members feel confident in the girls ability to produce award-winning stor...

Future looks bright with new feature team

May 4, 2012


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The Correspondent is proud to announce new additions to the features team. Freshman Miranda Fanella will be joining veterans Susannah Sinard, Matt Stadnicki, and junior Kevin Schroeder. Retiring seniors have faith in the features team and upcoming staff as a whole. “I’m confident that the next sta...

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...

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