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NHS bake sale raises money for Rizzo Foundation

NHS bake sale raises money for Rizzo Foundation

Scott Bitautas, Everett Eck, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2017


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On Tuesday, Oct. 31, the National Honor Society (NHS) will raise money for Lurie’s Children’s Hospital through the Rizzo Foundation by selling Halloween-themed baked goods. The bake sale will take place in front of the cafeteria before school and leftovers will be sold by NHS members within the sc...

National Merit semifinalists announced

National Merit semifinalists announced

Hajera Naveed and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2017


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On Wednesday, Sept. 13, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the semifinalists as well as commended students based on their performance on the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test that current seniors took on Oct 13, 2016. The corporation named approximately 16,000 semifinalists out ...

Proposed solutions for limited space

Audrey Carter, Contributor

October 11, 2017


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Over the past two years, District 86 has faced numerous issues surrounding the unequal enrollment of students in its high schools. The resulting impact has been a lengthy debate between parents and students of the schools, Hinsdale South and Hinsdale Central, as to how this problem should be solved. ...

Understanding the imbalance between the two schools

Lana Jawich, Contributor

October 11, 2017


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District 86 residents have voiced their opinions this year on the imbalances between Central and South, both in terms of enrollments and buildings. As student numbers at Central continued to increase, the population of students attending South dropped. About 2,800 students attend Central, while S...

Villanueva represents unity

Peter Hughes, Columnist

October 2, 2017


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On Sunday, Sept. 24, all of the Pittsburgh Steelers except for one man, Alejandro Villanueva, refused to either stand or leave the tunnel during the pre-game national anthem. Many other players across the NFL did the same as the Steelers. To understand the significance of this form of protest, ...

Kneeling for Change

Kabir Sawlani, Sports Writer

October 2, 2017


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Sitting during the National Anthem is a form of protest that started over a year ago by former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick. When it first began, Kaepernick and other professional football players were protesting police brutality against the black community.  Since then, the act of kneeling...

The week leading up to the crowning

The week leading up to the crowning

Sydney Thayer and Emma Bauschard, Contributors

September 26, 2017


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"My favorite part of homecoming week was probably the excitement. Throughout the entire week everyone was happy, everyone was hyped up,” Nash said. “The dress-up days were fun. I loved wearing the suit through the halls,” Demirjian added. Another special part of the eventful week was the ...

Meet the king and queen

Meet the king and queen

Sam Moriarty, Feature Writer

September 19, 2017


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At the annual Homecoming dance this past Saturday, Sept. 16, students crowned Marshall Demirjian and Kelly Nash as homecoming king and queen, respectively. The crowning of the seniors concluded a week of ‘80s-themed homecoming festivities that began last Sunday with the Powderpuff game between ju...

Brama La Pizza lands as a family favorite

Brama La Pizza lands as a family favorite

Peter Hughes, Columnist

September 5, 2017


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Located in the quaint downtown Clarendon Hills, Brama La Pizza is a retro pizza joint that serves anything from panini dishes to, of course, pizza. “I chose the location for a few reasons. One is that I came to the area a lot as a kid. Downtown Clarendon Hills also has a cozy, family friendly fe...

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