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SOS kicks off school year

SOS kicks off school year

Caroline Stiefbold

September 7, 2017


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Service Over Self (SOS) held their kickoff meeting yesterday at 7 pm in the Carter Gym. At the meeting, the SOS class and SOS coordinator Mark Gunther introduced students to the purpose of SOS and the many activities within it. "My friend asked me to go, and I decided to go because I want to get more...

Community unites in honor of kindness

Community unites in honor of kindness

Kayleigh Padar

August 30, 2017


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Community members gathered at Willowbrook High School for the first annual "Kindness 5K" to raise money for a Concordia University scholarship on Aug. 27.  The scholarship is called "Life. Love. Light." It is new this year and in the name of Katie Kloess, a Concordia alumna who passed away in a car...

Students gather in stadium to view solar eclipse

Students gather in stadium to view solar eclipse

Lauren Theisen

August 23, 2017


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As news of a life-changing solar eclipse spread throughout the United States, excitement buzzed amongst students. Up until the very minute before the eclipse preview began, students without glasses frantically tried to find another way to view it because the hype about it had grown tremendously. "I...

Endeavor switches companies for senior portraits

Endeavor switches companies for senior portraits

Kayleigh Padar

August 19, 2017


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This past year the company used by the yearbook for senior portraits changed from Stuart Rodgers to Prestige Portraits. Over the summer, seniors had their first experiences with this new company. "I found the system easy and convenient because the person who helps you explains how the pictures will...

Chicago Bears practice, engage community

Chicago Bears practice, engage community

Kayleigh Padar

August 17, 2017


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The Chicago Bears practiced at Prospect High School's field tonight, and allowed the public to watch, as part of the Papa John's Varsity Bears High School Takeover. Students, faculty, and the Special Olympics team were in the stands. "It felt good to be out here and feel the love and support from...

School gives students opportunity to gaze at history

School gives students opportunity to gaze at history

Caroline Stiefbold

August 17, 2017


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North America will have its first view of a total solar eclipse since 1918 on Aug. 21. The partial eclipse will occur during sixth period, but students will be allowed to leave class and go outside to the stadium to watch, as long as they are wearing solar eclipse glasses. "This is a significant...

Despite confusion, online schedule release benefits students

Despite confusion, online schedule release benefits students

Jennifer Lechowski

August 9, 2017


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Student schedules for the upcoming school year were available on Infinite Campus as early as August 1. As long as students were registered for school by then, their schedules would be accessible. Regarding the release of the schedules, many students weren't aware. "I didn't know our schedule was...

Closure of Infinite Campus frustrates students

Closure of Infinite Campus frustrates students

Nathan Kim

June 8, 2017


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According to the official Infinite Campus website, the site will be closed from student access during finals week. (3 p.m. Monday, June 5 to 8 a.m. Monday, June 12). As claimed by the site, the reasoning for the restriction of access is to allow teachers to accurately post grades without interrup...

Class of 2017 turns the page on high school, prepares for next chapter

Class of 2017 turns the page on high school, prepares for next chapter

June 4, 2017


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Today, June 4, the commencement ceremony for the class of 2017 was held in the gym.  Here are photos from the event.   ...

Assembly gives seniors the stage

Assembly gives seniors the stage

June 2, 2017


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  An assembly was held after first period on Friday June 2 to honor the senior class.  Honors, awards, and scholarships were presented to students in the class of 2017.  Here are photos from the assembly.

Senior writes her way to success amongst state journalists

Senior writes her way to success amongst state journalists

Caroline Stiefbold

May 30, 2017


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Similar to how athletes often receive accolades for their performances, the "most valuable players" of other activities, like journalism are also recognized. Senior Danielle Eriksson was named to the IJEA All-State Journalism Team. "It feels great knowing that all the work I put forth towards journalism...

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