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Orchesis to debut ‘Synergy’

Orchesis to debut ‘Synergy’

Kayleigh Padar

February 21, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features

Orchesis is performing in their annual show this weekend. The first show will occur tomorrow, and there will be shows both Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Students can buy tickets for 10 dollars at the door or during lunch hours. This year, the show is called Synergy and will feature many different...

Prom causes panic in February

Prom causes panic in February

Kayleigh Padar

February 21, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features

Although Prom is four months away, many girls have already started the search for the "perfect" dress. Many junior and senior girls are members of a Facebook group called "B!t&$ don't steal my prom dress 2018!!!" where students have begun posting photos of dresses they are considering for Prom. "My...

Feature Friday: Senior Rachel Fisher furthers acting ability with performance in ‘A Piece of My Heart’

Feature Friday: Senior Rachel Fisher furthers acting ability with performance in ‘A Piece of My Heart’

Kayleigh Padar

February 16, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday, Features

Senior Rachel Fisher has been acting since she was a child, performed in a variety of plays, and most recently performed in the winter play, "A Piece of My Heart." "The best thing about acting is that you get to be somebody else for a little while. When you play characters you discover something new...

Former editor tells story of namesake Hersey’s return

Former editor tells story of namesake Hersey’s return

Joshua Irvine

February 14, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features

For a fairly lengthy period of time, Hersey students could claim to have encountered, and in some cases actually spoken to the school's namesake. "It'd be neat to see his viewpoint and how the school has grown over time," junior Hannah Grawe said. John Hersey's presence at graduation ceremonies...

Cosmetology chooses senior student [VIDEO]

Cosmetology chooses senior student [VIDEO]

Joshua Irvine and Trent Sprague

February 13, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features, Multimedia

Senior Michael Dougherty has made a name for himself as an amateur hairstylist - but his aspirations go beyond his basement barbershop.  Joshua Irvine reports. Filmed by Trent Sprague. Produced and edited by Joshua Irvine.

Feature Friday: Senior Jack Fredian goes distance

Feature Friday: Senior Jack Fredian goes distance

Amelia Zollner

February 9, 2018


Filed under Feature Friday, Sports

Many students excel in their extracurricular activities. Whether it’s a sport or a club, getting involved in school activities is a great way for students to make new friends and further their interests. And for senior Jack Fredian, that interest is cross country. Fredian joined cross country in...

Seniors explore advanced cooking in ProStart class

Kayleigh Padar

February 5, 2018


Filed under Features

Two seniors, Abby Maslanka and Trish Miller, are currently participating in a ProStart cooking course at Buffalo Grove High School. This is an advanced foods course for students who have already taken Foods 2 and 3 here. "When I got some information about the class it seemed like it would be a fun...

Speech coach Amanda Ams achieves MSL Coach of Year award

Speech coach Amanda Ams achieves MSL Coach of Year award

Kayleigh Padar

February 3, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features

English teacher Amanda Ams was awarded Mid-Suburban League Conference Coach of the Year award at the Conference Tournament on Jan. 27. She has coached the speech team for seven years, the entire time she's taught here, and been head coach for six years. "One of the greatest accomplishments is being...

Feature Friday: Senior Michael Arcsizewski introduces new band Anavus

Grace Garlick

February 2, 2018


Filed under Feature Friday

This past week the annual variety show produced some amazing talent including that of Senior Michael Arciszewski’s band Anavus. “We’ve been a band for two years now,” Arciszewski said. “I play drums, Michal Markevych is our guitarist, Colton Rivard plays bass, and Nicholas Satchanov is lead...

Feature Friday: Senior Colin Russel swims to success

Feature Friday: Senior Colin Russel swims to success

Nathan Kim

January 26, 2018


Filed under Feature Friday, Sports

For Senior Colin Russel, swimming has always been one of few things he has found true passion in. It was this passion that guided him during the swimming and diving team's recent game at the Don Andersen Classic, of which they were victorious. Even before joining the swim team, Russel had already...

Sophomore Nina Gillespie thrives in Band

Sophomore Nina Gillespie thrives in Band

Grace Garlick

January 19, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday

Sophomore Nina Gillespie found her place with her involvement in band and has excelled as a musician in the years she has committed to her instruments. “I play clarinet and bass clarinet, but outside of band I play ukulele and I used to play the saxophone in middle school,” Gillespie said. Gillespie...

Feature Friday: Sutor receives first tutor award

Feature Friday: Sutor receives first tutor award

Joshua Irvine

January 12, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday

Senior Michael Sutor doesn't seem to know how to take a compliment. "I'm not a superior peer tutor," he claimed in a Wednesday interview. "I'm just as good as the rest." Of course, its an award he's getting, not a compliment, and it seems to disagree with its recipient.  Sutor is the first Peer...

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