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Senior-Loaded Boys Soccer Dominates

Lydia Sundberg, Contributor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

With the season over halfway over, the Boys' Soccer Team is smothering most of their competition. With a team of only upperclassmen including 15 seniors, this is their year to reclaim their championship with roster is full of players that are capable of taking the team far this year due to their experience...

A Health of Information

Jack Berens, Co-Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under News

Warren's Healthy Devils club has already caught its stride in its very first year. Healthy Devils meets every other Wednesday in the O'Plaine Campus's Faculty Cafeteria from 3:30 to 4:00 with the goal of educating Warren students and the community on how to lead healthy lifestyles. The club's...

Five Star & Point System

September 26, 2016


Filed under Student Life

The Five Star Point system allows students to earn points when participating in school events. Events include sports games, club meetings, and all of Warren's 100 year anniversary events. Points can be tracked and recorded using the Five Star app, which can be found on Google Play or the App Store.As...

October Centennial Events

October Centennial Events

Myrah Beverly, Contributor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

October 1: Homecoming Parade at O’Plaine Campus, 9:00 am October 1: Homecoming Dance at Almond Campus Fieldhouse, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm October 6-8: Fall Dinner Theatre at Almond Campus Black Box Theatre, 7:00 pm October 24-28: Red Ribbon Week October 27-29: Fall Play at O’Plaine Campus Audito...

Plague of the General Election

Riley Doyle, Contributor

September 26, 2016


Filed under News

Tuesday, November 8th is a date that political fanatics and everyday citizens alike are well familiar with. The impending election day of the year 2016 is almost tangible, and the race for the various levels of government is only heating up in intensity, closeness, and seriousness. The cards that the...

ACT to SAT: The Change and What It Means For Students

Jessica Lim, Contributor

September 26, 2016


Filed under News, Perspectives

For fifteen years, Illinois has issued the ACT as its standardized test. But in December of 2015, the Board of Education declared that they would be switching to the rival SAT as the official exam after the College Board won a three year, $14.3 million bid to take the ACT's place, which was $1.37 million...

Eid al-Adha

Myrah Rafiah Beverly

September 26, 2016


Filed under News

Taken by Neshmia Malik Muslim women offering Eid Al-Adha prayers at the Libertyville Sports Complex The Islamic holiday, Eid Al-Adha, is celebrated by over one billion Muslims worldwide from the evening of September 11th to September 13th. Eid Al-Adha, meaning "The Festival of Sacrifice" or "Sacr...

The Olympics of Science

The Olympics of Science

Vicky Wagner, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

If you’re interested in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Geology or Engineering, there’s a perfect club for you to try out. Science Olympiad is a very competitive club. Sponsor Mr. Karnstedt loves the club and exclaims that “Science Olympiad is a lot of fun!”  The club allows people to sho...

Define: Always

Myrah Rafiah Beverly

September 26, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

In an infinite atmosphere, in the perfect, personal planetarium: I sleep relaxed, I don't hesitate. I glow knowledge, I don't lie. I am forever satisfied. Then, sonorous sensations surrounds my cranium like canaries do in states of cartoon confusion and my soles fail to leave...

Geo’s Pics Part I

Geo’s Pics Part I

Geo Quinen, Photographer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

The following pictures were taken by Geo Quinen, a freshmen at the Almond Campus in the ELS (Educational Life Skills Program). Geo enjoys taking pictures of landscapes especially on his own camera. Geo is a staff member of Scratch Paper and will continue to take seasonal pictures throughout the school...

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