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SAT to replace ACT as official standardized test

Ana Uribe, executive opinion editor

March 1, 2016

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After many years of the ACT being the college entrance test that Illinois schools provide to students, the SAT will now be replacing the ACT. Illinois’ contract with the ACT is now coming to a close, which has result...

Failing seniors off–campus privileges taken away

Mary Nowlan, Staff Writer

May 29, 2015

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This year, high school is not the only experience  some seniors are saying goodbye to. New procedures  this year involved taking away off–campus lunch privileges from seniors. Seniors failing required classes received re...

Ami Relf set to explore education in Oaxaca, Mexico

Michelle Raytman, Editor-in-Chief

May 29, 2015

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This upcoming summer, English teacher Ami Relf will be traveling to Oaxaca, Mexico. But don’t be fooled, this is not an ordinary trip solely dedicated to her own enjoyment. This experience will provide an insight into the cu...

Orchesis closes the show at State with hip–hop routine

Kelly Fisher, Staff Writer

May 29, 2015

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This years Orchesis took the stage at State closing the show. The State experience for Orchesis is not like many others. They auditioned along with 25 other schools in the area to be in a showcase rather than a competition.  E...

Teen film festival offered at Arlington Heights library

Sabrina Kenoun, Executive Entertainment Editor

May 29, 2015

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Nine years ago, a former teen librarian came up with the idea to host a Teen Film Festival to encourage teens to get involved in film production and it has been an annual event ever since. The contest is open to teens f...

Through Erik’s Eyes: The Hottest Topic Around

Erik Hernandez, Editor-in-Chief

May 26, 2015

Filed under News, Opinion

In the November 2014 elections, Republican Joni Ernst, an experienced Iowa Senate member, defeated democratic candidate U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley. The Tampa Bay Times reported that during a debate on April 24 for the 2014 r...

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