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Jambone music festival honors Mr. Horan

Jambone music festival honors Mr. Horan

Kunal Jobanputra and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
May 23, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

On May 21, a music festival called “Jambone” took place on Grant Street in front of the school to celebrate Mr. Jim Horan, a former Latin teacher who passed away earlier this year. At the event there were bands, food trucks, games, and raffles for prizes. “It was a charity fundraiser event to...

Forty-two students qualify for BPA nationals

Forty-two students qualify for BPA nationals

Kunal Jobanputra and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
May 18, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

From May 4 to May 10, students attended the national convention for Business Professionals of America (BPA) in Orlando, Florida. The theme was “Spread Your Wings,” and thousands of students from across the country gathered to compete, showcase their business skills and develop their leadership acumen. “Forty-two...

French election: How does it affect the U.S.?

French election: How does it affect the U.S.?

Samia Douedari and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
May 17, 2017
Filed under Columns, News, Politics, Politics, Top Stories

The presidential election in France consisted of two rounds this year, since no candidate won the first round on Apr. 23, 2017. Emmanuel Macron won the second round on May 7 over Marine Le Pen. Since France is the third-largest U.S. trading partner, their elections play a role in U.S. foreign ...

District 86 considers new schedule for 2017-2018 school year

District 86 considers new schedule for 2017-2018 school year

Everett Eck and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
May 15, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

The District 86 school board is currently in the process of deciding the graduation dates for the 2017-2018 academic year. There are two proposals currently on the table. The first proposal would push the start of the school year from August 11 to August 16, and finals for the underclassmen would be...

Ethnic Fair celebrates cultural diversity

Ethnic Fair celebrates cultural diversity

Rahma Rafiq and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
May 9, 2017
Filed under News

On April 28 at 7:00 pm in the gym, various acts performed at the annual Ethnic Fair. Some of the acts included K-pop dance, Hindi song performances, Spanish zumba dance, Paraguayan dance, and Latin American dance. Along with these newer groups, the Philippine tinikling and Bollywood dance acts performed...

Students react to Blackhawks being swept

Students react to Blackhawks being swept

Ali Ardehali, Shannon Ging, Sports Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
May 3, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Chicago is used to massive success in sports, especially from one team in particular , the Blackhawks. This past 2016-2017 NHL season, fans expected no less from the Blackhawks. They even finished 50-23-8 with a total of 109 points, placing them first in the Central Division. Going into the playoffs,...

Richmond Educational Garden to begin construction

Richmond Educational Garden to begin construction

Emmett Grundberg and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
May 3, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Saturday, April 22 the Villages of Clarendon Hills and Westmont held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Richmond Educational Garden and Apiary located at 1 South Richmond Avenue. The garden, currently in the planning stages, will be developed on an empty grass lot sitting directly on the border...

Homecoming 2017 changed to a different date

Homecoming 2017 changed to a different date

Hannah Anderson and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 28, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

This week, the Athletics and Activities Departments announced that the date of Homecoming next school year has been changed to Saturday, Sept. 16. The event was set to occur on Saturday, Sept. 29, but Director of Student Activities Ms. Sally Phillip and Athletic Director Mr. Dan Jones revised their...

10 fun things to do outside

10 fun things to do outside

Samia Douedari and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 27, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

With warm weather creeping up, it’s finally time to spend the day outside and have fun. After a long winter, it might be hard to think of some spring/summer activities, so here’s a list of fun activities to do to spark up your memory: 1. Take a hike: Grab a few of your friends and enjoy a scenic wa...

Lock your lockers

Lock your lockers

Samia Douedari and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 24, 2017
Filed under News

Recently in the months of March and April, there have been cases where students return to the locker room after gym class to find that their belongings went missing. Many reported their losses to their gym teachers or the school officer, but only rarely are items recovered. “As I walk around the girls locker room, I...

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