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Students decorate hallways for homecoming

Students decorate hallways for homecoming

Katherine Wiemold

October 4, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Homecoming 2017

Classes, clubs, activities, and teams joined together to turn the school into a spaceship on Oct. 1. Every year during homecoming, groups compete against each other to transform a hallway. Students were eager to make "Mission Space" themed hallways. After the homecoming theme, "Mission Space"...

New drivers adjust to being behind wheel

New drivers adjust to being behind wheel

Madeline Graf

October 2, 2017


Filed under Features

One of the most exciting milestones of high school is driving, a skill that promises the freedom that so many teenagers seek. Oftentimes getting time behind the wheel is stressful and time consuming. Nevertheless, students seem to agree that the process is worthwhile. New found independence attracts...

CLS students gain work experience

CLS students gain work experience

Kayleigh Padar

October 1, 2017


Filed under Features

Students in the Career Life Skills (CLS) Program are working in a variety of real jobs throughout the community. Students work at Ikea, Marshall's, TJ Maxx, a hotel, and a nursing home. "My favorite part of working at Marshall's is seeing other people that I know and talking and helping them out,"...

‘Mission Space’ takes off with pep assembly

‘Mission Space’ takes off with pep assembly

September 30, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Homecoming 2017, Photos

Homecoming court introductions, cheers, games, and a preview of homecoming week also took place during the pep assembly in the Carter Gym after eighth period on Sept. 29.  Here are photos from the assembly.

Feature Friday: Senior Asia Luboyeski leads marching band

Feature Friday: Senior Asia Luboyeski leads marching band

Caroline Stiefbold

September 29, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday

For most students, football games mean cheering like maniacs in crazy outfits. For some it means representing the school in a Huskie uniform under the "Friday night lights." Senior Asia Luboyeski spends part of those games on the field, conducting the marching band as a drum major. This is Luboyeski's...

CONTEST: Match HC court members with their quotes

CONTEST: Match HC court members with their quotes

September 29, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Homecoming 2017, Multimedia

  Match the senior homecoming court members with the quotes they have had published in The Correspondent or on CorrespondentLive.  Answers can be sent to correspondent@d214.org by Oct. 4.  Of those who submit correct answers, one student will be randomly selected to win a $10 giftcard. (If on a smartp...

VIDEO: Orchesis dances into ‘Mission Space’

VIDEO: Orchesis dances into ‘Mission Space’

Caroline Stiefbold

September 29, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Homecoming 2017, Videos

Students gathered in the Carter Gym after eighth period today for a pep assembly to kick off homecoming week. During the assembly, orchesis performed. Here is footage from their dance.

Crocs rock hallways

Crocs rock hallways

Amelia Zollner

September 28, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features

Although viewed as ugly by most people and even hated by some, Crocs are one of the biggest trends this year. The infamous rubber shoe originated as a shoe intended for boating, but has since made its way into shoe stores, local malls, and most recently, school hallways. According to the Crocs website,...

Early 2000s fashion makes reappearance

Early 2000s fashion makes reappearance

Gracie Scannell

September 27, 2017


Filed under Features

The idea of "new year, new trends" has been revamped significantly in the fashion world in the last few years.  Butterfly clips, tattoo chokers, and even glitter gloss have taken the stage yet again after dying out in the early 2000s. These along with many other "goodies but oldies" have been taking the ha...

Senior transforms stones into jewelry

Senior transforms stones into jewelry

Gracie Scannell

September 25, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features

Amongst students that are creative in art and music, one senior uses her creativity to make jewelry. Senior Jenna Mabus expresses her passion through necklace making. "So I saw a lot of stone necklaces on Pinterest and Etsy and I was looking for some to buy and I thought it would be even bet...

Feature Friday: Maddy Wachowski captures nature’s moments

Feature Friday: Maddy Wachowski captures nature’s moments

Katherine Wiemold

September 22, 2017


Filed under Feature Friday

Most everyone has a camera these days. It's easy to pull out an iPhone and snap a quick photo for Instagram. However, less people take the time to focus on photography and to shoot artsy photos that capture in-depth moments.  Senior Maddy Wachowski focuses on these aspects of photography. "I fell...

APES classes investigate diverse ecosystems

APES classes investigate diverse ecosystems

Caroline Stiefbold

September 21, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Field Trips

AP Environmental Science (APES) classes and APES teachers Greg Moehrlin and Dave Papez traveled to St. Charles on a field trip on Sept. 18. "My expectations were that I was going to be put out of my natural element, and I would have to be exposed to gross, muddy wetlands. I was expecting it to be r...

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