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Fresh faculty faces flood the hallways

Jill Doherty, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

This year, the school welcomed ten new members to the Viator family. With the loss of some beloved teachers to retirement, it’s only fitting that we have some great new recruits to kickstart the school year. You may not know who they are yet, but pretty soon you may recognize them just from the sound...

Hello, my name is Dean Fuja

Photo by Madeline Dauphin

Kate Hannon, Local Editor

August 4, 2019

Have you noticed that the familiar face always greeting you with “¡Hola!” in the hallways is now also reminding you to put on your lanyard? That’s right, former Spanish teacher Mr. John Fuja has now joined Dean Deb Scerbicke as a Dean of Students for last names from A-L. Although the term...

Tips and tricks for flustered freshmen

Madeline Dauphin, Staff Writer

August 4, 2019

Welcome Class of 2023! I hope you are excited to be at Saint Viator this year. Freshman year can be worrisome at first, but with the right advice you will be sure to grow and thrive. Here are some tips for freshman year: 1. Time management is extremely important. As the year goes on, you will be getting...

Burning questions March 2019

Alex Dimarco and Timmy Wittich, Staff Writers

March 22, 2019

Alex: We all know that the cafeteria french fries are one of the most popular foods sold at lunch time. Up until this year, there was quite a variety of them: curly fries, garlic fries, standard-cut fries, crinkle-cut fries, steak fries, and the occasional waffle fries. However, as students went to...

Give up something for Lent, put on ashes to repent

Students celebrate Lent mass in school.

Brooke Puccini, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2019

Everyone knows that one elderly person who wags his or her finger and insists that younger generations have lost their morals, and it isn’t hard to see why. Most teenagers are glued to their phones 24/7 looking at a polished version of society; meanwhile, they justify missing mass here and there and...

PROMposing changes–dancing at Willis Tower

Prom is held at Willis Tower this year.

Alyssa Yankee, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

As prom season approaches, the senior student council and the faculty have started to prepare for the event on April 27. There have been a few changes made to prom this year with the most significant being the new location. “We are having [prom] at the Metropolitan Club on the 66th floor of the Wi...

Service lifelong journey for alumni

Grace Chang, Local Co-Editor

March 22, 2019

Service is not limited to Viator students; it is a lifelong pursuit. No matter where a person stands—on a mountain top, deep down in a valley, riding the metro, or cramming in a college library —service is always doable. Let’s take a look at how former Lions continue to serve others in college. Paul...

Through traveling, sleeping, and studying, students make most of their spring break

Band and choir students are preparing for a performance trip in New York City.

Bridget Sloan, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

Although Chicagoans might have experienced the winter blues, spring break is right around the corner! With the spring sports underway, the upcoming ACT, and the looming threat of AP exams, sleep-deprived students are looking forward to a much-deserved rest. In a recent poll, students had many different...

Students spend time with God and friends on Quest

Students spend time with God and friends on Quest

Allison Bosshart, Local Co-Editor

March 22, 2019

Do you ever feel that life is too busy and chaotic? The Quest 48 retreat offers a break from students’ busy lives, allowing them to enjoy meaningful time with God and friends. The upcoming Quest retreat is April 8-9. Freshmen and sophomore students can sign up with permission forms from Campus Ministry...

Students say farewell to faculty favorites

Crystal Schuster, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

As students begin to enter their last stretch of the school year, faculty and the student body alike will prepare to say their final farewells to a group of teachers who have truly left their mark on the community: one biology joke, one mathematical equation, two faithful discussions, one game, and...

Trivia Night tests frivolous facts for critical cause

Trivia Night tests frivolous facts for critical cause

Kate Hannon, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

Quick! Here’s a question to prepare you for Trivia Night. What was the name of the cafeteria before it was named Querbes Hall? Whether or not you were able to answer correctly, it was named the Red Lion Room, you can enjoy more trivia at Justice League’s upcoming fundraiser. Justice League will...

STEM program offers new engineering opportunity

Allison Bosshart, Local Co-Editor

February 22, 2019

Students often struggle with deciding on a college major or answering the question: “What do you want to do with your life?” The STEM Designation Program allows students to experience different STEM fields and reflect on their interests. In its third year, the STEM program has adapted its STEM exper...

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