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Annual D86 24 hour relay returns

Annual D86 24 hour relay returns

Emily Tomkinson
January 19, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

After 22 years the District 86 24 hour relay returns, and is planned for Feb. 25-26 at Hinsdale South High School. The 24 hour relay event is a charity event where at least one member from each team walks around a track for 24 hours. Members who are not walking are free to watch movies, play games, sing karaoke,... Read more »

District 86 stops diving at both schools due to safety requirements

District 86 stops diving at both schools due to safety requirements

Becca Derezinski, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
January 19, 2017
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On Dec. 20, 2016 District 86 announced that all diving activity would be stopped at Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South. The school board was notified that both pools were seen as unsafe to dive in and was confirmed by a pool auditor. Both pools drew concern due to the fact they are 10 feet deep vers... Read more »

Honors Art Show displays students’ hard work

Honors Art Show displays students’ hard work

Everett Eck, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
December 17, 2016
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The Honors Art Show was held on Dec. 13 and students who have taken art classes during first semester were given the opportunity to showcase their projects they have created over the course of the class. Projects ranged from more conventional art pieces like paintings or drawings, to more eccentric ... Read more »

Junior Kevin Qin named Mr. Hinsdale

Junior Kevin Qin named Mr. Hinsdale

Emily Tomkinson and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
December 13, 2016
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On Thursday, Dec. 8, Kevin Qin, junior, was crowned Mr. Hinsdale at the annual pageant.  As previously quoted in Devils’ Advocate, “I expect to win, anything else would be devastating,” Qin said, and the outcome lived up to his expectations. From all of the nominations, eight boys ... Read more »

Music department to perform holiday tunes for student body

Music department to perform holiday tunes for student body

Everett Eck, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
December 12, 2016
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On Tuesday, Dec. 13, the Orchestra will put on a holiday concert during the school day in order to celebrate the upcoming holidays, including Christmas and Hanukkah. The holiday concert has become a tradition for the student body, as it has been a staple in the weeks before winter break, and many st... Read more »

Hot chocolate Tuesdays are back

Hot chocolate Tuesdays are back

Becca Derezinski, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
December 5, 2016
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On Dec. 6, the PTO’s Devils’ Diner Committee will be providing hot chocolate and marshmallows to students and staff before school in the cafeteria. Students and faculty will have the opportunity to enjoy this annual tradition each Tuesday until finals week, and unlike previous years, the traditio... Read more »

JKB creates a positivity hall for Anti-Bullying month

JKB creates a positivity hall for Anti-Bullying month

Emily Tomkinson and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
November 28, 2016
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On Wednesday, Nov. 16 members of J. Kyle Braid club (JKB) set up a positivity hallway in the skywalk by the Social Studies department as a part of Take a Stand Month, in which they've organized events to push an anti-bullying, tolerant environment.  Throughout the month of November various cl... Read more »

A guide to Chicagoland Turkey Trots

A guide to Chicagoland Turkey Trots

Joseph Miscimarra and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
November 22, 2016
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As much of a tradition as preparing plenty of food is on the day of Thanksgiving, waking up and running a Turkey Trot is becoming a Thanksgiving ritual as well. Some may partake in a five kilometer dash to burn some calories before the  feast, or just decide to run for fun. Luckily, there ... Read more »

Mr. Hinsdale pageant showcases early December

Mr. Hinsdale pageant showcases early December

Everett Eck, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
November 21, 2016
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After the initial nomination process for the Mr. Hinsdale pageant that began in October, the 10 finalists, who were decided by interviews, have started preparation for the upcoming competition on Dec. 8. Nominees were announced in a ceremony before school on Nov. 7 where they were accompanied by a female... Read more »

Chief Detective on the John Wayne Gacy case visits the school

Chief Detective on the John Wayne Gacy case visits the school

Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
November 18, 2016
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On Monday, Nov. 14, Professor Edward Jones, who was the chief detective on the American serial killer John Wayne Gacy murder case, came to greet the Constitutional Law classes at the school. “It was really cool to see someone talk about such a crazy famous case,” said Leith Jawich, senior. “... Read more »

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