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High School, High Scores, and The Deathly Comparison Trap

High School, High Scores, and The Deathly Comparison Trap

Jessica Lim, Chief of Layout, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Home, News, Perspectives, Student Life

I am a model student. I am the definition of academic excellence, and I WILL be perfect. Or at least, that's what I was telling myself. What I am about to share is quite personal. But by imparting some of the things that I've learned and the growth that I've experienced both as a student and as a...

Todos a Una

Todos a Una

Riley Doyle, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Home, News, Student Life

On Monday, October 23rd, the year's first general meeting for members of the Spanish National Honor Society was led by the organization's new sponsor, Doctora Gustafson.  Eager to hear about the innovative plans for the school year and route for “la Sociedad," a substantial number of Spanish learning and ...

Music That Transcends Time

Music That Transcends Time

Jessica Lim, Chief of Layout, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Home, Perspectives, Student Life

I feel that classical music as a genre is largely overlooked by my generation. To a lot of teens today, it may seem outdated or boring compared to the upbeat trendy music on the radio. Some don't like the sound of it at all, while others are content to leave it as simple background noise while they...

Rapping Up the Competition

Rapping Up the Competition

Jack Berens, Co-editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Perspectives, Student Life

Many people believe rap music to be vulgar, uninspiring, and generic.  They find rappers to be pitiful role models with off-putting messages.  This assessment couldn’t be further from the truth.  In general, rap music and rappers provide a complete, thoughtful narrative.  Rap music is bound to...

Who Put the Turkey in Turkey Day?

Who Put the Turkey in Turkey Day?

Jack Berens, Co-editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Perspectives, Student Life

It’s 1621, and you’re seated with the Pilgrims at the inaugural Thanksgiving Day Feast.  You scan that table; there are mainly various fowl and deer on the menu.  Alexander Hamilton once voiced, "No citizen of the U.S. shall refrain from turkey on Thanksgiving Day."  Where is the turkey?  How...

Little Changes for Our Big World

Little Changes for Our Big World

Anna Myers, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

From vast oceans to flourishing valleys, our planet is undoubtedly beautiful. Unfortunately, it is dying. From hundreds of melting icebergs to insane earthquakes in unexpected places we can see that our planet is perishing. Over seven billion humans live on earth. What can a high school student do to...

Homecoming 2017 – In Pictures

Homecoming 2017 – In Pictures

Alexis Bell, Staff Photographer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Home, Sports, Student Life

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Prom Fundraising: Thursday September 28th

Prom Fundraising: Thursday September 28th

Lauren Kim, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Yes, prom! We hear the word and nearly jump with joy. The dresses, parties, of course we want to go! However, if we want to keep the prices for prom down, come to the prom fundraiser at Tacos El Norte Gurnee! Come this Thursday, September 28th! 20% of the total will go towards prom funding, but make...

Football Varsity Warren vs Lake Forest

Football Varsity Warren vs Lake Forest

Alexis Bell, Staff Photographer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Sports, Student Life

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