French Courses celebrate Mardi Gras

Danielle Schaefer, Managing Editor

March 17, 2014


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Dans les classes de français, les étudiants ont célébré Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras est une fête important en France. En France ils célèbrent Mardi Gras parce que c’est le dernier jour avant prêté. Les traditions que les gens faisons sont-ils donnent les masks et les costumes et ils dansent ou...

Communication and Culture Students

March 17, 2014


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Mi viaje a Arizona por Haley Rainwater    ¡Hola! Yo voy a ir a Arizona para mis vacacciones. Yo voy a viajar el vente uno de marzo. En Arizona yo voy a estar con mis abuelos. Ellos viven en scottsdale. Estoy muy emocionada porque no me gusta el clima de Illinois. Yo quiero un clima caliente. Pos...

Spark Week Schedule

Danielle Schaefer, Managing Editor

March 17, 2014


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Life of a Tech Student

Life of a Tech Student

Yvette Rivera, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2014


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              While looking into the life of a tech student one may find that underneath the hard work and challenges, the opportunities that come with being in this elective are well worth it.               “I chose to be in tech because it would give me a head start to...

Students enjoy the Winter Dance

Students enjoy the Winter Dance

Yvette Rivera, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2014


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Students can start preparing for the Winter Dance for weeks in advance. The first major part of preparing for the Winter Formal is the choosing what attire one should wear. Some people decide last minute, others months before the dance that was held on Saturday, February 8. Either way, it can be a hectic...

Spanish Club members become volunteers at Vista Health Center

Spanish Club members become volunteers at Vista Health Center

Sean Smart, Executive Editor

February 10, 2014


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Spanish Club members recently became official volunteers of the Vista Health Center where they will devote their time once a month to assist and comfort patients. Spanish Club has already visited Vista Health two times this year and look forward to this becoming a staple to their club. “We are...

Spanish 2 students’ favorite places

Spanish 2 students’ favorite places

Español 2

February 10, 2014


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Los estudiantes de Español 2 comenzaron el segundo semestre estudiando el vocabulario de “Los lugares de un pueblo”. Algunos estudiantes de período 6 con Sr. Murphy decidieron escribir sobre sus favoritos lugares cerca de Grayslake. ¿Conoces todos los lugares? Si no, hay que visitarlos. El centro co...

Bienvenue en Afrique

Bienvenue en Afrique

French Club

February 10, 2014


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Le Mali, le Tchad, le Sénégal, l’Île Maurice et Madagascar….ça vous dit quelque chose ?  Ce sont des pays africains où on parle français. Au total, il y a 22 pays africains dans lesquels le français est la langue de l’enseignement, des affaires et du gouvernement. Ce sont des pays avec...

Best Buddies looks to busy semester

Best Buddies looks to busy semester

Justice Westfall, Advertising Manager

February 10, 2014


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Best Buddies participates in many activities every year to benefit the student in the club and the school. “Students partake in a variety of activities to build and promote friendships. Activities range from eating out, celebrating different holidays (Halloween, Valentine’s Day, etc.), cookie...

Life of a Security Guard

AJ Finan, Website Editor

February 10, 2014


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They’re seen roaming the hallways and sitting in the front office, but what are the numerous other duties and experiences they have on a day-to-day basis? The main responsibility of these guards is to ensure there are no gaps in total school security, and for some that includes scanning for hidden...

Life of a Student Services Member

Hannah Rosemurgy, Features Editor

February 10, 2014


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In between being attentive in school, being involved with sports or activities and balancing relationships with family and friends, it can be overwhelming being a high school student. However, there are a number of teams designed to give advice to students and help guide them in their academic or social...

Life of a School Nurse

Giovanni Angeles, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2014


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A day in the life of a nurse cannot be anticipated as their schedules can change at almost any moment. A public school owes a lot to its nurses because they have to deal with illnesses and many other health issues that come up on a daily basis. They have to monitor the kids with diabetes; they have...

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