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Community Bands Together to ‘Strike Out ALS’

Community Bands Together to ‘Strike Out ALS’

Matthew Correa, Patchogue-Medford High School

On May 18th, 2017, Patchogue-Medford High School held its third annual ALS walk as part of the ALS Ride For Life. As described by alsrideforlife.org, the ALS Ride For Life...

May 26, 2017

“13 Reasons Why”: Important conversations parents should be having with their children

“13 Reasons Why”: Important conversations parents should be having with their children

Ria Talukder, Lake Zurich High School

Parents and their children can sometimes be speaking different languages when it comes to understanding what is going on in the other’s head. A recently popular Netflix...

May 25, 2017

Local rhythmic gymnasts find the sport challenging, yet rewarding

Local rhythmic gymnasts find the sport challenging, yet rewarding

Tiana Hovsepians, Clark Magnet High School

Fourteen-year old Jodie Mendoza has been doing rhythmic gymnastics at Rhythmic Olympica in Glendale for six years now, and the Olympics is her ultimate goal. “It’s every...

May 24, 2017

Students make-up AP exams due to flooding

Students make-up AP exams due to flooding

Brandon Ingli, Marquette High School

AP Students across Rockwood will take their exams later than expected after floods closed schools earlier this month. Flooding in the Eureka area forced the Eureka quadrant...

May 23, 2017

A little glove in your heart

A little glove in your heart

Dallas Hollen, Bellwood-Antis High School

Just like the construction worker who bonds with his tools or the surgeon that feels connected to his scalpel, ball players bond with the tool of their job. “Mitts share...

May 22, 2017

AP tests stress students, security alike

AP tests stress students, security alike

Jenny DeStefano, Glen Rock High School

Advanced Placement students began to take their respective exams starting on May 1, leading some to groan about studying and others to question the courses’ importance. The...

May 17, 2017

Despite challenges, Children’s Book World, independent bookstores thrive

Despite challenges, Children’s Book World, independent bookstores thrive

Anna Brodsky, The Archer School for Girls

J.K. Rowling. John Green. Scott Westerfeld. Sarah Dessen. Laurie Halse-Anderson. Jacqueline Woodson. These are just a few of the many authors that have been hosted by Children’s...

May 16, 2017

Will students be able to ‘change’ their ways?

Will students be able to ‘change’ their ways?

Chandler Cummings-McBride, Starr's Mill High School

When senior Johanna Schneider leaves school, everyday she and many other students are tempted to spend their money on the one-mile-away Chick-fil-a restaurant located off...

May 16, 2017

Best seat in the house

Best seat in the house

Hailey Newinski, Cannon Falls High School

Yoga balls, bean bag chairs, and couches. These are some of the flexible seating options to help kids be more focused, by bouncing, rocking or even leaning back. A CFHS English...

May 15, 2017

Boys tennis team serving up high expectations

Boys tennis team serving up high expectations

May 11, 2017

The boys tennis team has their goal of making the state tournament set again this year with a lineup...

Rolling on the River: Louisiana team wins competition to build floating school, partners with Cowen Institute

Rolling on the River: Louisiana team wins competition to build floating school, partners with Cowen Institute

May 11, 2017

When the school year begins in the fall of 2018, students will be filing into traditional classrooms...

Anonymous surveys improve classes by giving students a voice

Anonymous surveys improve classes by giving students a voice

May 11, 2017

Judaic Studies teacher Rabbi David Block likes to present basic information to his classes using slides,...

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 takes theaters across the universe by meteor storm

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 takes theaters across the universe by meteor storm

May 11, 2017

As a long time Marvel fan and comic connoisseur, I was skeptical about the developing Marvel cinema....

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“13 Reasons Why”: Important conversations parents should be having with their children

“13 Reasons Why”: Important conversations parents should be having with their children

Ria Talukder, Lake Zurich High School

Parents and their children can sometimes be speaking different languages when it comes to understanding what is going on in the other’s head. A recently popular Netflix...

May 25, 2017

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 takes theaters across the universe by meteor storm

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 takes theaters across the universe by meteor storm

Beau Cameron, Linganore High School

As a long time Marvel fan and comic connoisseur, I was skeptical about the developing Marvel cinema. The first Guardians of the Galaxy, however, solidified my faith in the...

May 11, 2017

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A Positive Verdict: NBC’s ‘Trial & Error’ is hilarious and brilliant

A Positive Verdict: NBC’s ‘Trial & Error’ is hilarious and brilliant

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Searching for $20,000

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‘Be Our Guest’ in the new Beauty and the Beast

‘Be Our Guest’ in the new Beauty and the Beast

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Breaking the stigma: mental health on campus and in the culture

Breaking the stigma: mental health on campus and in the culture

Eloise Rollins-Fife, The Archer School for Girls

One in five. Twenty percent. Theoretically, nearly 100 Archer students. That’s how many adolescents, ages 13 to 18, currently live with or will develop a serious mental...

May 11, 2017

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Sleep Deprivation: The Teenage Nightmare

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