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A Practical Prom

A Practical Prom

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April 21, 2016

As much as junior Aleck Belcher tried to be frugal with prom preparations, he found it was difficult to find practical ways to save money while still ensuring an enjoyable prom night. He said he understands why many teens choose to invest a lot of money to make prom special. “I bet they have a lot...

Chess Club to compete in State Finals on March 19

Chess Club to compete in State Finals on March 19

Beats

March 15, 2016

According to Sam Philleo, Chess Club co-president and junior, the club will compete in the State Finals on March 19 at Morton High School in Hammond. All teams will play five rounds and trophies will be awarded to the top 10 teams, according to Philleo. “Chess Club had a fantastic year last year by wi...

Chess Club to meet on Nov. 30

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

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 and senior, the club is currently working on getting T-shirts and locker signs. He said this will hope...

Chess Club to meet on Sept. 28

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

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 provided. According to Joe Philleo, club co-president and senior, Chess Club has had a great turnou...

Chess Club to meet on Sept. 7

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

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 upcoming school year. “Chess club had a fantastic year last year by winning the fourth consecut...

Interact Club to meet on Feb. 26

Beats

February 18, 2015

The next Interact Club meetings will be before and after school in Room E219 on Feb. 26. The club just finished making Valentine’s Day cards for nursing homes and is now planning new upcoming events. Club sponsor Michelle Subler said the club hopes to host the world’s biggest knockout tournamen...

Interact Club not to meet until second semester

Beats

November 21, 2014

There will be no Interact Club meetings for the rest of first semester due to problems with getting the club organized. Meetings will start up again early next semester. “We had many things planned; however, there’s setbacks because of no communication between the officers,” club president and...

Interact Club to possibly end

Beats

October 28, 2014

Interact Club officers are struggling to organize the club. With a slow start to the year, it is very likely for the club to end. No next meeting is scheduled. “The problem is that my officers have various responsibilities, so we tried to have it (meetings) after school on Thursdays, but that did...

Interact Club plans surprise project

Beats

October 9, 2014

Although Interact Club has had a slow start to the year, members have been working their hardest to get the club organized for what’s to come.  Club president and sophomore Gaby Khachatryan and other club members, have planned a secret project that involves anti-bullying.  They plan to release more...

Winter conditions cause bus malfunctions

Beats

March 1, 2014

Despite plugging the buses in every night, the transportation department still experiences delays and malfunctions due to the recent snow and extremely cold temperatures, according to Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation. “During cold weather (below freezing) we plug our buses...