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Holiday traditions bringing families together

Holiday traditions bringing families together

By: Jacob Booten, Editor

December 20, 2018

What holiday traditions do you and your family have?    “In summer for the whole month we fast (abstain from all or some kinds of food or drink). It’s where you don’t eat or drink from sundown to sunrise. It’s to make you realize how thankful you are and then we give presents to e...

Choosing to decorate early

Cartoon by Nina Piazza

By: Ashley Manzo, Editor

December 17, 2018

It seems that there’s two kinds of people in this world: Those who go into Christmas mode before Thanksgiving and those who wait until after. Personally, I start planning presents and listening to holiday music in early November. My festiveness may be a little extreme, but what’s the harm in getti...

Calling all high schoolers: Jinglepalooza

Calling all high schoolers: Jinglepalooza

By: Samantha Callaghan, Editor

December 3, 2018

It’s that time of year again when volunteering and giving back to your community seems like a considerate way to spend your time. The Elburn Community Center does a variety of work with the town of Elburn and is asking for volunteers to help ring in the holiday season. Opportunities to receive G....

The biggest shopping day of the year arrives

By: Jason Edwards, Reporter

December 3, 2014

Junior Noah Jones knows that it is not only the girls who go Black Friday shopping. He firmly believes that it is just a stereotype that only girls go Black Friday shopping. Jones was asked where he usually goes on Black Friday and what he shops for. “Usually I go to Kohl’s, Carsons, Ross,...

Holiday songs that make you a Grinch

One of the most known songs is Jingle Bells, multiple remakes of the song.

By: Michelle McCracken, Executive Editor

January 24, 2014

Jingle Bells Ah, the classic holiday song. Written by James Lord Pierpont in 1857, Jingle Bells has managed to keep brightening spirits all of these years. With basically an infinite amount of renditions from every artist that has ever delved into the world of holiday music, the radio is always sure t...