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Feature Friday: Sergeant Eric Morante lives with ‘No Limitations’

Feature Friday: Sergeant Eric Morante lives with ‘No Limitations’

Kayleigh Padar

December 15, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday

Sergeant Eric Morante is the veteran that our district partnered with A Soldier's Journey Home (ASJH) sponsored a house for this year. After surviving a bombing and losing his leg, he lives with the motto, "No Limitations," and has a variety of talents and hobbies. "I thought to myself, 'what am I...

Dickens carolers spread holiday cheer

Dickens carolers spread holiday cheer

Kayleigh Padar

December 14, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, From the Issue

The Dickens Carolers are a small group of selected students from Choir who perform acappella holiday songs throughout the community while dressed up in old fashioned caroling costumes. "What I enjoy most about this group, is that it makes people super happy too see us in our costumes singing the...

Students embrace giving spirit

Heidi Freitag

December 14, 2017


Filed under Features, From the Issue

The holiday season is a time to spend with family and friends as well as a time to exchange gifts. Adjusting into the holiday season is usually an easy transition as people enjoy the season of gift giving. Being on the receiving end of gift giving can be very joyful but nothing can compare to the...

Physics teacher Andy Finlayson shares about his career as educator

Physics teacher Andy Finlayson shares about his career as educator

Grace Garlick

December 8, 2017


Filed under Features

Science teacher Andy Finlayson, commonly known as Mr. Fin, has been teaching for fourteen years and is in his twelfth year here at Hersey. Something unbeknownst to most students, is Finlayson’s motive behind his career in education. “I started teaching to make a difference, I wanted to be able...

Feature Friday: Senior Katrina Segalla explores equestrian passion

Feature Friday: Senior Katrina Segalla explores equestrian passion

Lauren Theisen

December 8, 2017


Filed under Feature Friday

With senior year about half way over, most students are focusing on their college decisions and career path. Senior Katrina Segalla, though, has known what she has wanted to do since the summer before freshman year. After riding horses at Palatine Stables for the past 11 years, the equestrian field has...

CONTEST: Cutest Canines

CONTEST: Cutest Canines

December 4, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Multimedia

Vote for the cutest canine on the poll on the Correspondent Live homepage.  Due to the high number of submissions, the contest is being split into the cutest student canine and cutest faculty canine.  Our staff voted on the top ten cutest canines submitted by students for the rest of the school to vote for. ...

Speech team supports veteran with photo booth

Speech team supports veteran with photo booth

Kayleigh Padar

December 2, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Photos, Soldier's Journey Home, Videos

The Speech team contributed to A Soldier's Journey Home efforts by hosting a photo booth at their tournament. Competitors were able to take photos with their teammates for a dollar and also participate in a raffle for gift cards. All the money earned will be donated to Sgt. Eric Morante. "I ...

Feature Friday: Sophomore Dawn Monarca starts off new robotics season

Feature Friday: Sophomore Dawn Monarca starts off new robotics season

Grace Garlick

December 1, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday

Though the most popular extracurriculars include athletics and fine arts, sophomore Dawn Monarca has taken an interest in one of the school's engineering activities: robotics club. “I’ve been involved in robotics since freshman year. I’m in the Project Lead The Way program. I’ve been interested...

Food drive impacts students, families

Food drive impacts students, families

Amelia Zollner and Angelina Badami

November 17, 2017


Filed under Features, Food Drive 2017

Thanksgiving is just around the corner which means our annual food drive is here. It's a meaningful time to think about what we are thankful for and how we can give to others in need. Here, the food drive is a huge deal to students because it allows the school to come together and work towards a common...

Feature Friday: Senior Annie Durava attends NCYC

Feature Friday: Senior Annie Durava attends NCYC

Caroline Stiefbold

November 17, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday

While most students are in school today, senior Annie Durava is in Indianapolis at the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) with her youth group. "I decided to go to NCYC this year because I went two years ago for the first time and absolutely loved it. I couldn’t wait to go again," Durava...

Shrek Fest proves to be success

Shrek Fest proves to be success

Caroline Stiefbold

November 15, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features

The cast of "Shrek The Musical" held Shrek Fest in early November. The event featured a breakfast for kids and their families. Several students were dressed up in their fairytale costumes from the play during the breakfast. "I loved being dressed up and being a different person around the kids,"...

Feature Friday: Junior Kate Zotos finds success on speech team

Feature Friday: Junior Kate Zotos finds success on speech team

Caroline Stiefbold

November 10, 2017


Filed under Feature Friday

Junior Kate Zotos is involved in a variety of school activities, but this year she also decided to join the speech team. "I decided to join speech team because it was always a club I was interesting in because I'm naturally pretty comfortable with public speaking, and this year I had time in my schedule...

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