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Trivia Night lets students test themselves for charity

Trivia Night lets students test themselves for charity

Allison Bosshart, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Local

Yearbook superlatives. Fake news. Social justice. What do these topics have in common? These diverse ideas were all question topics at last year’s Trivia Night. Trivia Night is an annual event where students answer trivia questions, benefit a good cause and have fun with their friends. Trivia Night...

Foreign language students destined for foreign countries

Foreign language students destined for foreign countries

Crystal Schuster, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


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Ciao and hola! Students are flying into adventure this spring break, as those taking any Spanish class will get the chance to travel abroad to Costa Rica, and students taking any Italian class will get the chance to explore Italy. The planning initially began at the beginning of this school year, starting...

From snicky snacks to recycling, Mrs. Francis leaves legacy

From snicky snacks to recycling, Mrs. Francis leaves legacy

Brooke Puccini, Local Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase

You have been welcomed by LINK leaders, gone to school dances, participated in club meetings, and listened to announcements on the daily, but have you taken the time to get to know the woman behind all these activities? Mrs. JoAnne Francis, Director of Student Activities, is the individual responsible...

How do we curb fire hydrant problem?

How do we curb fire hydrant problem?

Alex DiMarco, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


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Have you ever been running late to school and seen that one perfect parking spot right in front of the sidewalk on Oakton? Well, it is not really a parking spot. Hiding behind a large tree and sitting next to some faded yellow lines there is a red fire hydrant. A ticket for parking in that particular...

All about that bass (fishing)

All about that bass (fishing)

Kate Hannon, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


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Some students have found a unique activity to give them a break from both the daily stresses of schoolwork and the usual dependence on phones and social media—fishing . Sophomores Nick DeMunno and Will Christy recently formed the new bass fishing club with some of their friends. They want to have...

Investment club makes cents for students’ futures

Investment club makes cents for students’ futures

Bridget Sloan, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


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The Investment  Club is a new club for students interested in business, making money and the stock market. The club was started by juniors Will Riley and Nick McCaulley and is moderated by Mr. James Williams. “We were both really interested in how the stock market works, how to make money, the...

LINKing upperclassmen, freshmen since day one

Allison Bosshart, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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Coming to a new school as a freshman can make students stressful and nervous, especially for their first day, but LINK leaders answer questions, share donuts and guide freshmen to their classes to make school a comfortable environment for all students. LINK Crew is a program for juniors and seniors...

Has Turnabout turned back to boys asking girls?

Has Turnabout turned back to boys asking girls?

Kate Hannon, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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It may not be a promposal, but Turnabout asks can be pretty unique. Typically, Turnabout is the dance where a girl asks a date, as opposed to boys generally asking dates for other dances, including homecoming and prom. However, this is not always the case at Saint Viator anymore. “It has become...

Students act sooner on ACT preparation

Students act sooner on ACT preparation

Clare Dowd, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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At the start of junior year, talk of the ACT begins quietly, but as the year moves along, the quiet chatter becomes a loud roar as students’ hopes, fears and dreams start to materialize. The ACT is a standardized test that most high schoolers take in the spring of their junior year. This test is...

From Arlington Heights to ‘Under the Sea’

Crystal Schuster, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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Deep  down under the sea, in the underwater world of crustaceans and talking fish, sea creatures and merfolk alike prepared to put on the performance of “The Little Mermaid” for the humans, but not without the help from key aspects that made the show possible. Mr. Tony Calzaretta, the assistant...

Hello, my name is Coach Nadolna

Hello, my name is Coach Nadolna

Bridget Sloan, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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This semester, student-athletes welcomed Coach Alex Nadolna, the new strength and conditioning coach. Coach Nadolna was previously the assistant strength and conditioning director at New Trier High School and an intern at Loyola University Chicago, where he found his love for the job. He believes that...

Sammy Davis speaks about Medal of Honor, wartime

Sammy Davis speaks about Medal of Honor, wartime

Brooke Puccini, Local Editor

December 8, 2017


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As students celebrate the holiday season, they are reminded to be thankful. Often, however, students forget to recognize and give thanks to millions of strangers who sacrificed their lives for them: veterans. To remind students of the importance of recognizing veterans and allow them to hear a firsthand...

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