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Cow meeting discusses changes to report cards

Cow meeting discusses changes to report cards

Lucas Modzelewski

October 17, 2016

A brand new design for students' report cards was unveiled at the latest District 158 Committee of the Whole Meeting on Oct. 13. The latest reinvention of the report card now integrates a student's attendance record, participation in both in school and out of school activities, and even the students' ...

COW meeting discusses replacing school ranking with new one

COW meeting discusses replacing school ranking with new one

Sarah Biernat

April 11, 2016

he Committee of the Whole held its monthly meeting on April 7 at 6 p.m. After the Call to Order, the Pledge of Allegiance was lead by sophomores Maggie McGee, Sam De La Paz, Hannah Hennessy, and freshman Henna Hakala. They were asked questions on their reasoning's for shaving their heads for St. Baldri...

The Beatles reunite at the Grammy Awards

The Beatles reunite at the Grammy Awards

Mawa Iqbal

January 30, 2014

Some would argue that having half of the remaining Beatles perform together at the “Grammy’s Salute," which is being recording the day after the Awards, would be much better than the Grammy Awards itself. I am not ashamed to say that I am one of those people, and we would have a pretty heated debate if you thought otherwise....

“Inside Llewyn Davis” misses the key

“Inside Llewyn Davis” misses the key

Angelica Cataldo

January 13, 2014

With the plethora of new movie releases accompanying the new year, I have found it quite difficult to pick and choose which ones are worth seeing, being that most of my choices have such mixed reviews. Not wanting to be disappointed with any so-called “blockbusters,” I chose to go and see a movie...

Holiday gift-giving don’ts

Holiday gift-giving don’ts

Angelica Cataldo

December 20, 2013

I don’t know about you, but the holidays came a lot faster than I expected them to, which means I found myself in the midst of the last-minute-shopping crowd. Through my countless ventures between the aisles and in the check-out lanes, I realized the plethora of gift ideas that I had were just plain a...

The end of an era

The end of an era

Rachel Brands

December 20, 2013

Twelve years ago, Phil Crespo was in danger of being unable to graduate from Huntley High School. Twelve years ago, Principal Dave Johnson went the extra mile for a student and was guilty of caring too much. Twelve years ago, Johnson paid Phil Crespo, a student more interested in going into the city...

Perks of the Hi CoHort program

Perks of the Hi CoHort program

Holly Baldacci

December 20, 2013

“My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.” –Sherlock Holmes I consider myself an intelligent...

“Battlefield IV” has to offer than “Call of Duty: Ghost”

“Battlefield IV” has  to offer than “Call of Duty: Ghost”

Cullen Walsh

December 7, 2013

Within the last month or two, there have been two games that a good amount of people have been talking about. “Call of Duty: Ghosts” and “Battlefield IV.” The series that these titles belong to are some of the most popular games in the gaming world, today. People everywhere have been talking...

Valued meals versus “value meals”

Valued meals versus “value meals”

Jaclyn Polit

December 7, 2013

On a Tuesday night I came home from school feeling spent. I had forgotten my lunch and was forced to sacrifice a dollar to the vending machines because I had no money in my account. It was then that I realized; where did my amazing home cooked meals go? The last time I had a homemade meal was a week ago. It seemed the dark part of America has crawled into m...

The Kids Aren’t Alright

The Kids Aren’t Alright

Angelica Cataldo

October 25, 2013

I was sitting on my living room couch with my bulky English textbook in my lap while I flipped through the mess of papers in my folders. I could hear footsteps behind me and I had let out a sigh of relief. My brothers were home, which meant I was able to take a small break from tedious studying to ask ...

Cafeteria changes

Cafeteria changes

Cullen Walsh

October 25, 2013

Freshman Josh Wolicki strolls down the halls after his previous period is dismissed. His destination is certain. There is only one thing on his mind. He arrives where he is supposed to be, straining his eyes to see what is written across the room. On a small white board, the words “popcorn chicken...

Music to my ears

Music to my ears

Danielle Rivera

October 25, 2013

As the first period bell roars throughout the halls on Aug. 21, 2013 many students hustle to their classes eager to begin the  new school year. Then as the two minute  bell sounds several stand in confusion while music is blaring from the intercom system. As many of you may have realized, there has ...

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