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National Hispanic Heritage Month

Emely Castrejon, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

National Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15th to October 15th. To distinguish the difference between the terms Latinx and Hispanic can be challenging. A Hispanic person is someone who speaks Spanish and descends from a Spanish speaking country (example: a Guatemalan). A Latinx person is someone...

Black Student Union Overview

Maia Sanders

September 30, 2019

Warren Townships’ Black Student Union is a club that is not limited to just black students; it is an all-inclusive club for everyone wanting to attend. The club discusses things that are going on in our community and how we can improve it together. They focus their energies on the celebration, excel...

Girls Golf Recap

Evan Detina and Trenise Powe

September 30, 2019

Check out the Girl’s golf team as Evan Detina and Trenise Powe visit them at Bittersweet Golf Club in Gurnee, IL. The girls have been working very hard this season and they are getting ready for a busy two weeks as they compete in their conference tournament this week and Regional play next week....

Powder Puff Review

Lily Witkowski and Trenise Powe

September 30, 2019

Check out a preview of the 2019 POWDER PUFF teams as they prepare for their October 2nd showdown at the O’Plaine campus! Freshman versus Sophomores at 6:30 pm and Juniors versus Seniors at 7:30 pm. Lily Witkowski and Trenise Powe cover the event as all teams are hoping to come out on top!...

An Inside Look With Dean Colgan

An Inside Look With Dean Colgan

Raymond Peters, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

Fresh off a successful 10-year career with the award-winning WTHS Fine Arts program, Natalie Colgan has stepped into a completely different role as Dean of Students at the Almond campus.   Her new office is adorned with pictures of her twin girls and a cheerful green plant. When asked ab...

Movie Review // Once Upon a Time In Hollywood

Movie Review // Once Upon a Time In Hollywood

Matthew Rodriguez, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Margot Robbie. It takes place in Hollywood 1969, right around the time of the Manson family murders.  We follow Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio), a faded television actor, and his stunt...

Principal’s Corner

Principal’s Corner

Rebecca Benjamin, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

Each year there is an overarching theme that is guided by our superintendent and trickles down into the administration. The different parts of this specific plan fall into four major themes: leadership, communication, curriculum, and student life. Some of the features of WTHS that are being implemen...

2019 9/11 Memorial

Marlyn Gajek, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

On September 11, 2001 there was a terrorist attack. This terrorist attack shocked the nation and the world and had damaged homes by taking the lives that live in them. This past year was the eighteenth anniversary and Warren Township High School made a memorial for it. The Young Americans for Freedom...

Outstanding Kick-off for Girls Cross Country Team

Outstanding Kick-off for Girls Cross Country Team

Niharika Sapra, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

This weekend marked a remarkable start of the season for the Warren Township High School Girls Cross Country team. Their dedication and hard work led to their success at the invitational on Saturday. WTHS Cross Country has been hosting the Blue Devil Invite for over 30 years here at Warren Townshi...

Almond’s New Therapy Dogs!

Ifra Waris, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

Yes, that’s right, Warren’s Almond Campus is getting its very own therapy dogs. I mean, who wouldn’t be excited to see the lovable and comforting dogs on campus every week? Kella and Magnus, both golden retrievers, will be having weekly therapy visits to the campus; you can visit them during your ...

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