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Fight song Fridays

Fight song Fridays

Tori Swart

March 3, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized, Video

A new weekly announcement has been set in place where the entire school sings the Sycamore Fight Song. The reasoning behind it all? Follow along as reporter Tori Swart investigates.

Domo arigato: two robotics stories

Domo arigato: two robotics stories

Nick Gee and Brooke Vincent

March 2, 2015


Filed under Features, Uncategorized, Video

Here are a couple cool stories from schools with an extracurricular you don't hear about too often: Robotics Club! We couldn't pick just one, so here's a sampling of both. Wylie East High School finished seventh in the qualifying rounds of the FIRST Tech Challenge, a national robotics competition. (Th...

Students participate in annual Relay for Life event

Students participate in annual Relay for Life event

Michael Sande

February 27, 2015


Filed under Health, Uncategorized, Video

Once a year, students and faculty gather in the Homestead field house to participate in the globally recognized fundraising event Relay For Life. Students check into this event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., bringing in sleeping bags, snacks and fundraising money to carry them until the end of the event at...

Flag football team strives to #GetBack

Flag football team strives to #GetBack

Michelle Santacreu and Isabel Hanewicz

February 24, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Sports

Here's some coverage of a sport you don't hear about too often: girls' flag football. From Isabel Hanewicz and Michelle Santacreu: Unlike most high school soccer, volleyball or basketball teams, flag football isn’t a sport people have been playing since they were young. With flag, everyone starts with...

Sycamore turns over a new “Leaf”

Sycamore turns over a new “Leaf”

Staff

February 23, 2015


Filed under Multimedia

We're all for making the most of your website here at SNO (obviously). But we must give props where props are due. Sycamore High's "The Leaf" may be a print issue, but it sure is a handsome one. Slick layout, perfect ratio of images to text, and most importantly, solid writing throughout. Ch...

Aim, shoot, bullseye: on being an archer

Aim, shoot, bullseye: on being an archer

Devin Wickstrom

February 20, 2015


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized, Video

Senior Christian Morgan on the experience of being an archer.

Good Morning, DC: Divine Child’s daily news program

Good Morning, DC: Divine Child’s daily news program

Trevor Renner and Jen Lessnau

February 17, 2015


Filed under School News, Uncategorized, Video

The price is not right

The price is not right

David Black

February 16, 2015


Filed under Local & World News, Uncategorized, Video

Over the past six years, gas prices have tended to increase, reaching a U.S. average of $4 per gallon in May of 2011, according to GasBuddy.com. Yet, over the past few months, the price of gas has steadily fallen, landing at a U.S. average of about $2 per gallon. In the Chicago area specifically, prices...