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Post your phone horror stories here

April 17, 2013


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Nine days after receiving her new iPhone, Janet Levin dropped it in the toilet   Add your own phone disasters in the comment box and hit POST.

Students express spring break excitement

Students express spring break excitement

March 11, 2013


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    Spring Break is that one week so many students look forward to, filled with vacations, hanging with friends, an abundance of babysitting jobs, trips to Chicago, and other adventures. For most students, this week involves vacationing in exotic or new locations with family or friends. "Every year, ...

Students strive for success, debate defintion

March 11, 2013


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Success is a widely used word, open to many interpretations. No dictionary definition can pin point this differential term because each person holds his own definition of what it means to him. For some students, success is simply doing well in what they set out to do. "It's getting good grades and...

Students obsess over Instagram

January 18, 2013


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Students are continuously on their phones and iPods. They just can’t put them down; whether they are texting the person sitting right next to them or taking pictures of their foot, students insist on using their electronics. With the hundreds of applications available these days, students can share their interests and hobbies w...

Rumored apocalypse fails to frighten; life carries on

December 19, 2012


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Flesh-eating zombies, meteors falling from the sky, tsunamis, and explosions; whichever way you want to put it, the theories about the world ending are fare from uncommon. It seems like these days, it's impossible to walk around on the earth without hearing about its upcoming disastrous end. "I've heard...

Sports marketing class converses with Cubs broadcaster

December 3, 2012


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The voice of the Chicago Cubs, Len Kasper, stopped by business education teacher Dan Vesper's Sports and Entertaining Marketing class to give students an idea of the business world. The Cubs broadcaster of 8 years shared his road to the show and told the class about the hardships he faced early in his...

Only children adapt to life without siblings

October 11, 2012


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The benefits of having a sibling are many. A sibling can substitute as a playmate, a best friend, and seems to always be there. But those who grew up as an only child had to find other ways to adapt. "Luckily, I was okay at making friends, so instead of fighting with a sibling, I played with my friends...

Homecoming festivities kick off with hallway decorations

Homecoming festivities kick off with hallway decorations

October 8, 2012


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The Monday before homecoming week kicks off, students of 25 different clubs and activities decorate different hallways in the theme of homecoming. This year, the homecoming theme is movies. The hallways are decorated to win a contest between all other activities. About thirteen staff members go around and vote for their favorite hall...

Hersey hosts first chess tournament

Hersey hosts first chess tournament

September 22, 2012


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Students from all around gathered at Hersey for its first chess tournament on Sept. 22. It is here to help promote chess at the school and help in the formation of a chess team associated with the IHSA. More photos will be online soon. Coach Donald Barrett wanted to host this tournament in order to ...

College applications stress students; guide to applying

September 9, 2012


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As the year begins and applications are becoming available,  seniors are feeling pressured to complete each application. Some are unclear on how some of the supplemental features work such as teacher recommendations, counselor recommendations, early decision agreements, and other components that are...

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...

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