Hannah Kregel

Isa Kregel, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Las Posadas is a tradition that involves singing and praying for nine days before Christmas day. It refers to the walk that the Virgin Mary took looking for someone’s house to stay in to give birth to baby Jesus. The tradition continues today by singing at neighbors’ doors asking for ‘Posada’ startin...

Grayslake family donates tree to Chicago for annual lighting ceremony

Grayslake family donates tree to Chicago for annual lighting ceremony

Emily Huculak, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Imagine being in downtown Chicago during the holiday season. It’s chilly and snowing in Millennium Park. The huge Christmas tree is lit, and everyone comes out to take pictures and watch the lighting ceremony. This year’s tree was donated by the Dorfler family of Grayslake. “A month ago or so we saw an ...

PSP music fundraiser donates $500

Ethan Wheeler, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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  Shortly after Hurricane Harvey, a fundraiser was held where students were prompted to donate a dollar to charity in exchange for a song request to be played over the school intercoms during passing periods. The requested music never ended up playing. “The fundraiser was from Public Service Pract...

Students organize Holiday Help

Isaiah McIntyre, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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The dean’s office organizes a program called Holiday Help to help the school and community. Dean’s secretary Evelyn Amelio organizes this program for families in the school.Helping out other people is no stranger to Amelio since she has been doing this Holiday Help event for six years. “Families send l...

Weihnachtsmarkt Geschichte

Analise Steeber-Senior, Julianna Bennett -Junior, Catherine Finan - Sophomore

December 5, 2017


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Es war einmal ein Mädchen. Das Mädchen heißt Mila. Mila will zum Weihnachtsmarkt gehen. Aber Mila hat ein Problem. Sie hat kein Auto, aber sie braucht ein Auto. Sie braucht ein Auto, weil sie zum Weihnachtsmarkt gehen will. Sie musste ein Fahrrad finden. Sie sucht nach ein Fahrrad, aber es gibt keine...

La classe de AP à Chicago Art Institute

Veronica Ortiz

December 5, 2017


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Le 18 Novembre la classe de AP French est allée à Chicago Art Institute. Nous sommes allés avec la classe de AP de Central. Le sujet de notre visite guidée était l’Art de France. Nous avons eu la chance d’admirer les chefs d’oeuvre des peintres français des périodes différentes. Nous nous ...

Clase de español viaja a Pilsen

Vivian Morales

December 5, 2017


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Recientemente, mis compañeros y yo del programa de español tres honores fuimos de viaje a Pilsen. Pilsen es una comunidad en Chicago, hogar de muchos latinoamericanos e inmigrantes; la cantidad de cultura e historia que se encuentra aquí es realmente sorprendente. Caminar por las calles era como caminar...

Shopping in stores vs online

Erin McBriarty, Executive editor

December 5, 2017


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As the holiday season is beginning, shopping is at an all time high. Most people are shopping during the Black Friday, Pre-Christmas and end of the year sales to get deals. With the option of online shopping, many more deals and more items are available for customers to take advantage of. People see...

Working during the holidays

Michelle Jimenez, Features Editor

December 5, 2017


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Six o’clock hits and doors open for malls, Target, and other stores. People wake up after their food coma and get ready for the big day full with deals. Although customers get happy to shop, the only people that are not happy are the retail workers. “I feel like it is too much when it gets chaotic....

Chicago hosts winter activities throughout city

Brittany Jones, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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With vacation approaching, there are many activities for friends and family to do in Chicago during the holidays. One thing to do downtown is going ice skating at Millennium Park in front of the bean. This ice rink is located on Michigan Avenue between Washington & Madison St. in Millennium Park and is o...

PSP collects 15,000 pounds of food

PSP collects 15,000 pounds of food

Courtney Mettler, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Students and staff collected over 15,000 pounds of food in the annual PSP food drive to help local organizations. Public Service Practicum put together the food drive to help people struggling during this holiday season. Their goal was to raise as much nonperishable and canned food as possible, with help from ...

Strength and Conditioning class

December 4, 2017


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