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From gymnast to freshman varsity tennis player

From gymnast to freshman varsity tennis player

By: Elizabeth Elliott, Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Profiles, Showcase

Before joining tennis, freshman Piper Schrepferman was a gymnast and the transition from gymnastics to tennis was a big change for her. To start her transition, she decided she would start hitting tennis balls with her sister during her free time. From there, she kept on playing and doing gymnastics...

A birth country over 6,000 miles away

A birth country over 6,000 miles away

By: Ashley Manzo, Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Profiles, Showcase

For the first four months of her life, Grace Purcell lived in South Korea, was raised in foster care and later escorted to the United States by an American teacher from Korea. “It hasn’t been different, not even for a second. In the beginning, you receive a picture of the child-whom you’ve nev...

Meaning of life: Eric Delgado

Meaning of life: Eric Delgado

By: Abril Salinas, Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Meaning of Life, Showcase

Q: How are you? A: I’m struggling because I’m a student who lives out of district. Q: Name? A: Eric Delgado Q: Age? A: 16 Q: Grade? A: Sophomore Q: What is the first thing you thought about this morning? A: Whether or not I was going to be late. Q: What's your favorite book/movie? A: The Tale...

Teachers we love: Jill Carpenter

Teachers we love: Jill Carpenter

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

January 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Teachers We Love

How long have you taught? 13 years What do you teach? Lifetime P.E., walking for wellness, mostly upperclassmen   What is your favorite class to teach? I think each class is different. There’s a different environment in each of my classes and I like all of my classes. What is on...

December 7: What science teachers do for Christmas

December 7: What science teachers do for Christmas

By: Elizabeth Elliot, Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under 25 Days Of Christmas, Features, Profiles, Showcase

Everyone says that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year but they have different reasons to why. It might be the Christmas walk in downtown Geneva, ice skating in Millennium Park, walking around in Lincoln-Park Zoo to see the lights, going to the Christkindlmarket or even going to the Morton Arb...

Meaning of life: Kennedy O’Connor

Meaning of life: Kennedy O’Connor

By: Abril Salinas, Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Meaning of Life, Profiles, Showcase

Q: How are you? A: Good! Its really nice out today so I’m excited Q: Name? A: Kennedy O’Connor Q: Age? A: 16 Q: Grade? A: Junior Q: What is the first thing you thought about this morning? A: How tired I was since I woke up at 4:45 for a field trip Q: What's your favorite b...

December 2: What math teachers do for Christmas

December 2: What math teachers do for Christmas

By: Casey Schanks, Reporter

December 2, 2017


Filed under 25 Days Of Christmas, Profiles, Showcase

As soon as trick-or-treating ends people start to prepare for Christmas time. Lights are hung, gifts are wrapped and carols are sung. Everyone has their Christmas traditions, even Math teachers. For Math teacher Daniel Ponczek, Christmas break is a good time to sit down with all of his math books ...

Student starts art business

Student starts art business

By: Bella Vargas, Editor-in-Chief of Print

November 17, 2017


Filed under News, Profiles

Running a business while still in high school may seem impossible to some but senior Hailee Harris is doing just that. Harris recently made a website where she can sell the art that she makes. She currently sells drawings and paintings, and is thinking of adding her photography as well. “Si...

Teachers we love: Mark Meyer

Teachers we love: Mark Meyer

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

November 17, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Showcase, Teachers We Love

How long have you taught? This is my thirteenth year. What do you teach? I teach AP human geography and psychology. What do you coach? I coach golf and I just started advising the global cultures club this year. How long have you coached? I’ve coached golf for thirteen years. W...

Teachers we love: Jennifer Hoemann

Teachers we love: Jennifer Hoemann

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

November 17, 2017


Filed under Features, Profiles, Showcase, Teachers We Love, Uncategorized

How long have you taught? This is my nineteenth year. What do you teach? I teach regular biology and enhanced biology. What do you coach? I used to advise global cultures and I coached the color guard team. What is your favorite class to teach: Don’t tell my regular biology st...

Meaning of life: Macy Hittmeier

Meaning of life: Macy Hittmeier

By: Abril Salinas, Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Meaning of Life, Profiles, Showcase

Q: How are you? A: I’m good! Q: Name? A: Macy Hittmeier Q: Age? A:16 Q: Grade? A: Junior Q: What is the first thing you thought about this morning? A: That it's Halloween Q: If you knew you were going to die on year from today, what would you do? A: I’d probably just accept it. I don't think...

Teachers we love: Jennifer Sayasane

Teachers we love: Jennifer Sayasane

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

October 27, 2017


Filed under Features, Profiles, Showcase, Teachers We Love

How long have you taught? 23 years What do you teach? AP Language and Composition, English 11 and for the first time this year, English 10. What do you coach? I don’t coach anything but I did yearbook a while ago. What is your favorite class to teach: I like different things a...

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