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The 7 wonders of France

The 7 wonders of France

By: Kt Mattern, Executive

April 18, 2019


Filed under Food, Lifestyle, Opinion, opinion, Photo Gallery, School, Showcase, Travel

Arromanches-les-bains While many tourists may not visit the beautiful country of France to see old war zones, the town of Arromanches-les-Bains is a true testament to natural beauty even if bombs once raided the same beaches that people now sunbathe on. Mostly known for bordering one of the beaches ...

Nepal en la frente: Letting go

Nepal en la frente: Letting go

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

April 13, 2019


Filed under Blog, Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

Today I sat outside and painted. In my backyard between two trees the sun blended the colors together. In the grass, matted down from footsteps and snow, I layed down and counted the clouds. Heard the birds mixed in with the breeze and took a breath. Made friends with the trees. Allowed myself this ...

Top 5 reasons to take a trip out of the country with KHS

Top 5 reasons to take a trip out of the country with KHS

By: Madeline Hockey, Executive

April 4, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion, School, Showcase, Travel

  Become more independent Traveling with the school gives you the experience of a lifetime. From traveling from country to country to having hours of free time to explore, each of these opportunities helps you become more independent. While on the trip, you may take numerous flights, bus ri...

Guide to surviving Lollapalooza

Guide to surviving Lollapalooza

By: Sami Callaghan, Editor

March 25, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Music, Pulse, Showcase

Stay Hydrated      Standing in the heat, surrounded by thousands of people while dancing and singing along with your favorite artist might make you break a sweat. It is very important to make sure you are hydrating your body and replenishing all the water you are losing. Investing in ...

Nepal en la frente: Change

Nepal en la frente: Change

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

March 23, 2019


Filed under Blog, Lifestyle, Pulse, Showcase

The backyard of my abuelo’s house has always been my favorite place. I have memories of green covering my vision as I rolled down the hill that made up most of my grandparents' backyard. When the summer sun would beat down on us in an ungodly manner, the old willow tree abuelito had planted would serv...

Tips for test day

Tips for test day

By: Regan O'Brien, Reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Spring is approaching, which means the SAT is coming up. Students need time to prepare, and test-taking can be stressful for many. Any helpful insights or tips may soften the blow when the big test day comes. While all juniors are taking the SAT this April, sophomores will be taking the PSAT and ...

The true meaning of St. Patrick’s Day

The true meaning of St. Patrick’s Day

By: Maddie Webb, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Activities, Features, Food, Holidays, Lifestyle, Showcase

For many people, March 17 is a day designated for parties with a green theme, to gather as many friends as possible and eat corned beef and cabbage. But few understand the holiday’s true purpose and are, in fact, celebrating this holiday wrong. We have all likely heard of the parade in Chicago for St. Patric...

Café 302 provides a sense of comfort at KHS

Café 302 provides a sense of comfort at KHS

By: Isabella Haulk, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Community, Lifestyle, News, School, Showcase

      The hum of people talking around you, the scent of freshly made food and the promise of friendly customer service are just some of the things people going to cafés have to look forward to.      Whether it’s due to the scenery of the cafe or the delicious food it provides, these small ...

Nopal en la frente: Mami and her country

Nopal en la frente: Mami and her country

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

March 1, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Travel

Mamí talks about Mexico with pride. She holds her country close to her heart and welcomes it with open arms. She tells cuentos de tierras hermosas - tales of beautiful lands - and the secrets they hold. Her voice is a song as she tells tales of her childhood. The animation in her eyes and the passion in ...

Be prepared for winter hazards

Be prepared for winter hazards

By: Abby Lycan, Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Community, Lifestyle, School, Showcase, Travel

      Winters in Illinois are brutal.  There is the snow and then icy rain, but let us not forget the bone chilling temperatures.  Those who live in Illinois have to learn pretty quickly how to drive during bad conditions, because during the winter icy roads and blowing snow is the norm.       ...

Online gym class: A far shot in the near future

Online gym class: A far shot in the near future

By: Sophia Mullins, Reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Health, Lifestyle, News, School, Showcase

Signing up for classes came sooner than you thought. Next thing you know, you’re looking at nine classes you want to take, but only eight slots. You already decided long ago that you’ll never see a lunch hour again, but the only class that you could manage to move is gym. By the 2020 to 2021 sch...

Nepal en la frente: Summer camping trips

Nepal en la frente: Summer camping trips

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

February 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Showcase

I have memories of summer nights that now feel more like faraway dreams. When the sky would be full of stars, the sound of crickets chirping and mosquitoes buzzing filled the dead silence of the night. As a mixture of Spanish and English filled the air, the lingering smell of bug spray and campfire smoke...

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