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  • December 6JKB gift card collection for Ronald McDonald House. Drop off during lunches on Tues. & Thurs. in café or rm 203.

  • December 6Link Leader yearbook photos on Wed, Dec. 7th during your lunch. Meet by the attendance office.

  • December 6Netflix Club will meet Thurs. after school in rm. 42 to watch Disney movies.

  • December 6JSA a political debate club meets on Thursdays after school in room 236.

  • December 6There will be a girls softball informational meeting Tuesday at 7:20am in room 301.

  • December 6There will be a yearbook informational meeting in room 216 Tuesday before OR after school in rm 216.

  • December 6Senior Panoramic Photo Wed, Dec. 14th 2nd hour in main gym. Order forms available next week at senior exits & Activities.

  • December 6Spring Musical, the Addams Family, auditions & informational workshop on Mon, Dec.12th in the choir room from 3:30-4pm.

  • December 6Truth Seekers meets Friday after school in room 207. This is wild card Friday, so bring your own topic.

  • December 6Theatre Central will meet this Wednesday after school in the auditorium.

  • December 6GEMS will meet Thursday after school in rm. 34. Ms. Eier will talk about engineering at Molex.

  • December 6Freshman, join your Link Leaders' “Cocoa & Cram” sessions on Thurs. & next Tues. Meet outside of rm 100.

  • December 6Join Mickey Mouse Club before school thru Wednesday in rm. 221 to watch Lilo and Stitch.

  • December 6Spanish Club will watch Elf on Tuesday after school in room 102. Bring a snack to share.

  • December 6NCHS Show Choir Audition Workshops will be Friday, Dec. 16th 3:30-6pm and Monday, Dec. 19th 3:30-5pm in the Choir Room.

  • December 5Holiday Spirit Week – 12th-16th, Mon: Pj Day, Tues: White Out, Wed: Tacky Sweater Day, Thurs: Scarf & Socks, Fri: Candy Cane Day

  • December 5TC presents Junie B. Jones in “Jingle Bells Batman Smells” Thurs. 7:30pm and Fri. and Sat. at 8pm. Tickets $5.00 each.

  • December 5Holiday Toy Drive ends Dec. 13th. Drop off new toys valued at $10 - $20 in Activities, Main Office, or the Leaning Commons.

Advice from a second semester senior

Julie Park, Profiles Editor

January 11, 2017

Filed under Opinions

  As I cherish my last few months of high school, I thought I would share a few realizations I made over these eventful four years. With these tips in mind, I hope you find yourself to be more self-aware as you too make your way through your teenage years.   Do what makes you happy. This may sound incre... Read more »

Breed discrimination: when humans make mistakes, dogs suffer

Breed discrimination: when humans make mistakes, dogs suffer

January 9, 2017

Most dog owners can probably say that their four-legged friend has played a big role in their life. As an... Read more »

Eleven ways to declutter your room and your life in 2017

Virginia Aabram, Head News Editor

January 5, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Being a normal teenagers means that I’m not the neatest person. I tend to throw things in random places while tidying up about once a week with the old “out of sight out of mind” mentality.  But twice a year, I do a deep clean of every crevice of my room, and the result is lighter and more cheerful atmosphere in my ... Read more »

Five New Year’s resolutions for a student

Yoo Young Chun, Focus Editor

January 2, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Being a high school student is not easy. For some people, getting A’s on tests while balancing sports and activities is a piece of cake. For me, it’s always been a struggle. I entered high school as a freshman with no idea how to have a work ethic, manage my time or even study. Even now, a year later, I still feel like I... Read more »

Staff Editorial: Departing schools display negative philosophy, cloudy reasoning

Staff Editorial: Departing schools display negative philosophy, cloudy reasoning

December 30, 2016

This past month, Lake Park High School, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton-Warrenville South High School and Glenbard ... Read more »

Repealment of Obamacare will result in loss of basic health care for women

Vivian Zhao, Staff Writer

December 30, 2016

Filed under Opinions

We’re all aware of our president-elect’s history with women— three wives and a son young enough to be his grandson. I’m sure most of us have heard about Trump’s tape scandal, and the accusations of sexual assault, so it wouldn’t be surprising if Trump’s upcoming presidency has a large influence on the birth co... Read more »

My experience at World Youth Day

My experience at World Youth Day

December 28, 2016

It’s been nearly five months since I left the country for the first time and travelled to Poland fo... Read more »

United states is a democratic republic, not dictatorship

Claire Yu, Staff Writer

December 27, 2016

Filed under Opinions

In a couple months, we will say our last farewells to President Barack Obama, and wave hello to our new president as he assumes his position as Commander-in-Chief. Undoubtedly, we will expect change during the course of the next four years, as the man himself has made it clear that there are quite a few national policies t... Read more »

Put yourself in someone else’s shoes

Sasha Fenton, Online Managing Editor

December 25, 2016

Filed under Columns, Features, Sasha-nomics

When you were younger you probably giggled at the idea of wearing someone else’s shoes. Now, as a teen or adult, you may groan, probably skip this column, look at the page’s graphics and then skim through the article. But there is a reason why people have been repeating this cliche phrase to you for as long as you can r... Read more »

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