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Warren’s Teacher’s Union and Board of Education Agree on New Contract

Warren’s Teacher’s Union and Board of Education Agree on New Contract

Jessica Lim, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2019

For students who may have only heard in passing about our teachers working without a contract, or wondered why they were all wearing blue Warren shirts on certain days of the month, the details of what exactly took place have been summarily provided by three key individuals: Superintendent of District 121, Dr. Ahlgrim; Al...

Trident Robotics Takes On Worlds!

Trident Robotics Takes On Worlds!

Anushka Agashe, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

As the year comes to a close, it’s the perfect time to reflect on the successes and failures of the past school year. For Trident Robotics, this has perhaps been their most successful year yet! To cap off an already impressive season, the team recently traveled to Detroit to participate in the FIRST Wor...

The 2019 Live Arts Festival in Pictures

The 2019 Live Arts Festival in Pictures

Jessica Lim, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2019

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Trident Robotics Wins Seven Rivers Regional!

Trident Robotics Wins Seven Rivers Regional!

Anushka Agashe, Staff Writer

April 21, 2019

Fifty-five teams. Three spots at Worlds. The Seven Rivers Regional in La Crosse, Wisconsin promised to be tough competition for Trident Robotics. The team, including students, mentors, and the robot, drove up to Wisconsin on April 3, ready for three days of matches, bonding, and spirit. So...

Meet the Science Olympiad 2018-2019 Team

Meet the Science Olympiad 2018-2019 Team

Rebecca Benjamin, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

All About Science Olympiad On March 9th, more than 1000 high school and middle school students traveled to the College of Lake County for the Grayslake Regional Science Olympiad Competition. 20 high schools and 12 middle schools participated in events under Life and Social Science, Earth and Space ...

Looking Back At The February 2019 Incoming Freshmen Fest

Looking Back At The February 2019 Incoming Freshmen Fest

Jessica Lim, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2019

On February 13, Warren held one of their first 2019-2020 incoming freshmen events. Tables covered in alternating blue and yellow cloths manned by current Warren student representatives brought the school spirit to what was surely a warm and exciting welcome for eighth graders looking towards their future. Following...

The Reemergence of Thrifting

The Reemergence of Thrifting

Anna Wheeler, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Thrifting has recently become a popular activity among teenagers, especially with its glorification on social media platforms. Now, what was once seen as an indication of low income is considered to be trendy. While this may seem amazing on the surface, as wearing secondhand clothing helps save the environment, ...

National Letter of Intent

National Letter of Intent

Rebecca Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

What is the National Letter of Intent? The National Letter of Intent is a document that indicates a student athlete's commitment to participating National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) colleges and universities in the United States.  It is a legally binding contract that may only be signed by...

What Even Was The Government Shut Down?

What Even Was The Government Shut Down?

Damaria Finley, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

“Will the Wall be built?” Each year the government negotiates 19 appropriation bills set to be finalized by October 1st. In 2018, Congress could not come to terms on bills, so they passed time by agreeing on short extension bills to get the US by. But then Trump demanded that any further extension ...

Educating Voters

Educating Voters

Athirai Ambikkumar, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018

On November 6, 2018, an estimated 113 million Americans turned out for the midterm election, a startling increase from past years (Vesoulis). The driving force for this change? The record number of 18-24-year-old voters that made it out to the polls. This was unexpected considering the inclement wea...

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