The Voice

From Front and Center, to Behind the Scenes

From Front and Center, to Behind the Scenes

Kat Gorospe

February 12, 2015

[1]7 East Monroe St. Chicago, IL. The Palmer House Hotel. A place where guests spend nights under the French-painted ceiling and where tourists come to see a piece of history. But for senior Madison Paez, it was her time and place for auditions. After the announcement of an upcoming musical...

The New Girl

The New Girl

Camille Paddock

February 5, 2015

hen sophomore Coralyn Moran walks through the hallway people see a self-assured girl. They see a girl who always seems to be smiling. They see a girl who is beyond beautiful. They see a girl who keeps her head held high.They see a girl who never seems to break, but none of them knows why she had to be...

A change of scenery

A change of scenery

Trisha Fritz

January 30, 2015

t is a dream to move out of state. Maybe down south to somewhere warmer where the sunshine never seems to end. But what about the things that go into moving? Dropping everything, leaving your family and friends behind, and starting a new are all of the hard things involved with moving. Everything th...

Breathing in art

Breathing in art

Haylie Larson

January 29, 2015

any may not like art, whether it because they are not very good at it, or just because they like something better. Jill Corapi, art teacher at Huntley High School, lives and breathes art, a career choice of hers because to her, her own high school art room was a safe haven. She felt comfortable wi...

Getting her doctorate

Getting her doctorate

Taylor O'Donnell

January 27, 2015

fter years of hard work, three to be exact, it was finished. All the essays, the projects, the late nights spent studying; they were all complete. Beth Knott had finally achieved her goal. Knott received her doctorate in Educational Leadership and Organizational Change, and by doing so, many new do...

The traveler

The traveler

Camille Paddock

December 12, 2014

n a rainy day in Edinburgh, Scotland a plane filled with excited students finally touched down. Although the day was gloomy, sophomore Caitlin Murray hadn't noticed. “When I got off the plane, I was overwhelmed.” she said. Murray was given the opportunity to travel to England, Ireland, and Wa...

From Cub to Eagle

From Cub to Eagle

Taylor O'Donnell

December 3, 2014

our years ago young Dakotah Henn felt he wanted something more for himself. So, he discovered the pride and joy of becoming a scout. “It’s important to me because it shows that I can accomplish something,” said Henn. It was then he decided to become a Cub Scout and his journey began. There ar...

Miss Beauty Queen: Taylor Velez

Miss Beauty Queen: Taylor Velez

Palak Patel

November 20, 2014

he walked on the stage of the National American Miss Pageant, her hopes held high and her head held even higher. She walked on, her heart fluttering with anticipation and her stomach twisting with a mix of dread and a strange sort of excitement. She walked on while clutching the fabric of her fa...

Outspoken

Outspoken

Palak Patel

November 14, 2014

e could still hear the soft chatter of the audience, even though there was a thick red curtain between him and the rest of the world. He took a deep breath and screwed his eyes shut, once more reciting the lines he already had etched in his memory. He could feel his blood move under his skin. He...

A new beginning

A new beginning

Camille Paddock

October 25, 2014

hen someone passes senior Anastasia Johnson in the halls they see a girl with a smile so bright it could light up the town. They see a girl who demands the attention of  the room when she walks in, but not intentionally. They see a girl who is so nice, so caring, that it seems she has never experienced de...

Leading the pack

Leading the pack

Ryan Mills

October 15, 2014

t is cold, but not too cold. Dew resides on the tips of each blade of grass. The orange, red, and yellow tints in the sky start to become more distinct as the new day sets forth. It is a Saturday morning around 5 a.m. Most high school students are in bed sound asleep, but Kelly Meehleib is out do...

The world and its Wills

The world and its Wills

Taylor O'Donnell

October 14, 2014

he darkness seemed to stretch for miles. The smell of mold was nearly overwhelming. Water trickled down from the ceiling into pools on the floor. The constant whirring of bike chains echoed around the tunnel. Tara Wills and her son burst out of the dark train tunnel and into the open. It was good to...

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