HiLite

MORE THAN JUST A NUMBER: Senior Joe Philleo plays chess at Chess Club. Philleo said he hopes the college he ends up going to will have many opportunities to play chess both competitively and for fun. VISHNU VAID // PHOTO

Low college acceptance rates pressure students to look into personal fit with schools

feature January 21, 2016

Senior Joe Philleo has applied to several of the most well-known and prestigious universities in the country: Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are all possibilities...

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: Meet CHS's National Merit Semifinalists, 2016

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: Meet CHS’s National Merit Semifinalists, 2016

perspectives December 3, 2015

SARAH LIU // INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC  

Freshmen Davis Botta and Luke Thatcher compete in a game of chess. Many new Chess Club members joined this meeting. PHOTO / TERESA CHEN

Chess Club to meet on Nov. 30

Beats November 26, 2015

According to Chess Club sponsor Margaret Winans, Chess Club will meet on Nov. 30 after school in Room F103.  As always, late bus passes will be provided. According Joe Philleo, club sponsor...

Former club president Kevin Mi returns to chess club to bring members some cake. Mi was Chess Club president for over a year until he graduated last year. TERESA CHEN / PHOTO

Chess Club to meet on Sept. 28

Beats September 23, 2015

According to Chess Club sponsor Margaret Winans, Chess Club members will meet after school on Sept.28 in Room F103. Club meetings will continue to be every Monday after school with late bus passes...

Joe Philleo, club co-president and senior, and club member Natalie Rumreich compete in a game of chess. This was Chess Club's third meeting. TERESA CHEN / PHOTO

Chess Club to meet on Sept. 7

Beats September 4, 2015

According to Chess Club sponsor Margaret Winans, Chess Club will have a meeting after school on Sept. 7 in Room F103. This will be the club’s third meeting. The club has a few goals for the new...

Chess Club memebers, junior Mikel Frausto and sophomore Caleb Smith, play two-on-two chess together. “I’m really going to miss the club and how we can all come in to just play chess,” Frausto said.

Chess Club prepares for next year

Beats April 24, 2015

According to Joe Philleo, Chess Club co-president and junior, the meeting on April 27 will be the last meeting of the year. At their last meeting, Chess Club will try to get additional funds for chess...

Economics Club members to participate in Fed Challenge April 22

Beats April 20, 2015

Although the Economics Club is no longer able to meet due to club sponsor Michelle Foutz's​ maternity leave, members will continue to participate in economics and related competitions. According to Joe...

NHS induction to take place on March 22

Beats March 20, 2015

The National Honor Society (NHS) induction will take place on March 22, according to NHS sponsor Michele Satchwell. “NHS induction is the formal ceremony where (NHS applicants) receive their official...

(Left to right) Junior Jessica Tao, sophomore Michael Wang, business teacher Paul Clayton, sophomore Brendan Yap, senior Kevin Mi and junior Joe Philleo (not pictured) will participate in the 2015 Fed Challenge. Participating teams of three to five students will offer 15-minute presentations. DARA LEVY / PHOTO

Economics Club members to participate in Fed Challenge

News March 20, 2015

On April 22, five students will compete in the High School Fed Challenge at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, according to Paul Clayton, Fed team sponsor and business teacher. Clayton said the competition...

Allen Zheng, Chess Club member and freshman, plays recreationally against his friends. According to Zheng, the club meets every Monday after school to have fun with other members and learn better strategies for chess.

Chess Club to meet Dec. 8

Beats December 3, 2014

According to Chess Club sponsor Margaret Winans, Chess Club will be meeting Dec. 8 in Room F103 after school. The club meets every Monday after school until 4 p.m., and late bus passes are provided. Regardless...

Darren Chang, Key Club member and sophomore, reads the Key Club agenda. Chang said he is excited to vote for the Key Club class officers on Oct. 2. MELISSA YAP / PHOTO

Key Club to hold class officer elections

Beats September 23, 2014

At the next meeting on Oct. 2, Key Club members will vote for class board members. These class officers will log hours and file  information. Students interested in applying for a position should turn...

Chess Club to meet on Sept. 15

Beats September 13, 2014

According to AP Computer Science teacher and sponsor Margaret Winans, Chess Club will be meeting Sept. 15 in Room F104 after school. The club meets every Monday after school. This will be their third...

Load More Stories