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  • February 19Brad Rosen wrestled at 126lb, and finished top 8 at state wrestling meet, ending the 2018-2019 season

  • February 5Ingrid Carpen(12) advances to sectional bowling competition after scoring 1006 at final season meet

  • December 5On Wednesday December 5, an anti-abortion protest was held before first period on the main street entrance sidewalk

Staff Editorial: Recycling has changed, now our habits must as well

May 16, 2019

Filed under Editorials, In-Depth

Since we were little kids, school teachers, PSAs, and neatly laminated signs have taught us to dictate what can be recycled and what should be sent to the landfill. They’ve drilled into our minds that by recycling, we’re doin...

Senior assassin: no longer just fun and games

March 15, 2019

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Senior assassin season is here and you know what that means: paranoia, backstabbing and hilarity ensue. We all know it is in good fun, but when is enough enough? Should our fun be regulated? To put it plainly, people have not been offe...

STAFF EDITORIAL Anonymous Alert isn’t used properly

November 7, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

The Anonymous Alert system was introduced as a way for the District 99 community to communicate potential safety threats to administration smoothly and in a timely matter. To submit an alert the submitter has to identify as...



March 14, 2018

Tracking causes inequalities in education

Sophie Karrow, In-Depth Editor

February 27, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Staff

The GPA game starts long before students enter high school. Parents, teachers, and students push for tracking convinced that weighted classes lead to acceptance to better colleges. The process of placing students together bas...

STAFF EDITORIAL First Amendment for students: Where to draw the line?

Isabelle LaBianco, News Editor

February 23, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

From our preparation for the Constitution test we took in eighth grade to the government and law classes we are enrolled in during high school, we, as students, have been informed of our First Amendment rights. Our journey to become e...

The red, white and blue carpet: no more celebrity nominees

Sophia Di Iorio, In-Depth Editor

February 1, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Oprah Winfrey stands before an enraptured audience. She commands the room as usual, only this time she isn’t offering free cars. She drives hoards of people to tears, stoking the flames of a possible 2020 candidacy. Her speech...

SWITCHING ROLES: Students evaluation teachers

Gayu Menon, News Editor

January 30, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Have you ever thought about what it would be like if you “graded” your teacher? Many teachers ask students at the end of the year or semester about the class and how the teacher taught it, but how seriously do they take our ...