Correspondent Live

VIDEO: Correspondent staff works on November issue

Trent Sprague

November 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Videos

The Correspondent staff held their final deadline on Nov. 8 in preparation of their fourth issue, which came out on Nov. 10.  Here is a time-lapse of the deadline.

Theater department presents ‘Shrek The Musical’

Theater department presents ‘Shrek The Musical’

Caroline Stiefbold

November 9, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, From the Issue

    Students put on four performances of "Shrek The Musical" last weekend. Students enjoyed being able to take on fairytale roles.  The cast enjoyed embodying the different fairytale aspects of the characters "I think my favorite part about playing Shrek is that I kind of just...

CONTEST: Cutest Canines

CONTEST: Cutest Canines

November 8, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Multimedia

  Submit a picture of your dog to correspondent@d214.org.  10 dogs will be chosen by The Correspondent staff.  Of these 10, students will be able to vote on the winner.  The winning dog and its owner will be featured in a Feature Friday.  (Submissions are due by Monday, Nov. 13)...

Students embrace crazy sock trend

Students embrace crazy sock trend

Olivia Bell

November 6, 2017


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When someone thinks of socks, they usually think of neutrally colored ankle socks. They can be worn with any shoe, at anytime, in anyplace. However, a new trend has broken through here – wearing socks with unique designs and patterns. “Usually I wear mine with Birkenstocks,” sophomore Mary Renner...

People to People trips immerse students in new cultures

People to People trips immerse students in new cultures

Caroline Stiefbold

November 5, 2017


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While many may associate studying abroad with college students, there are also opportunities for high school students to study abroad. People to People International is one of the groups that organizes student travel programs. "I think People to People is unique because the approach is not just about...

VIDEO: Students take on roles in ‘Shrek’

VIDEO: Students take on roles in ‘Shrek’

Caroline Stiefbold

November 4, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, From the Issue, Videos

The theater department presented "Shrek The Musical" Thursday and Friday and will also have two performances today.  Here is footage of the characters sharing their favorite parts of the musical.

Feature Friday: Senior Gina Kmilek learns sign language

Feature Friday: Senior Gina Kmilek learns sign language

Kayleigh Padar

November 3, 2017


Filed under Feature Friday

Senior Gina Kmilek has been involved in the Sign Language Club for as long as she's been in high school. Through this club, she's learned about a language and culture different from her own. "The most important lesson I learned is that sign language is such a beautiful language and culture and I...

Chemistry students celebrate mole day with creativity

Chemistry students celebrate mole day with creativity

Claire Dwyer

November 1, 2017


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For sophomores, the annual mole day celebrations began last week. Sophomores in chemistry classes spent Oct. 23 learning about moles and showing off their own moles that they created for the display cases by the commons. The mole is a standard unit of measurement for atoms and molecules. The mole,...

Feature Friday: Junior Lexi Litardo embraces music

Feature Friday: Junior Lexi Litardo embraces music

Grace Garlick

October 27, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday

Junior Lexi Litardo is a gifted vocalist who has been involved in several fine arts extracurriculars including choir, musicals, and show choir. In addition to her participation in these activities, Litardo has been in the female a capella group "Heart and Soul," as well as the co-ed group "Heart Break". "I've...

Adidas revives ‘superstars’

Adidas revives ‘superstars’

Madeline Graf

October 26, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features

With their superstar white sneakers, Adidas has made a comeback in the past months. As an effort to rejoin an ever changing market, Adidas marketing is more oriented to teenagers than ever, and the result has been apparent amongst students. It's become common to notice the shoes nearly everywhere there...

Studying environments vary with music

Studying environments vary with music

Amelia Zollner

October 24, 2017


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Some students prefer a quite, neatly kept studying environment free of distractions. But more and more students are choosing to listen to music as a way of making homework less boring. "I think that [listening to music] is harmful to students. It's hard for me to focus [when I'm listening to music] because I wan...

VIDEO: SOS takes on No Pucker Challenge

VIDEO: SOS takes on No Pucker Challenge

Katherine Wiemold

October 21, 2017


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The Service Over Self (SOS) class participates in the No Pucker Challenge to raise awareness for Niemann Pick Type C (NPC) in honor of Hayley Koujaian. ...

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