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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, Uncategorized, Video

The price is not right

The price is not right

David Black

February 16, 2015


Filed under Local & World, 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...

Seahawks versus Seahawks

Seahawks versus Seahawks

Meghan Laakso & Jackie Haines

February 11, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Sports

Holy infographic, Seahawks!* The Peninsula Outlook takes stock of the similarities and differences between their school's football team and the NFL legends. Spoiler alert: they have more in common than you might think. Check out their masterpiece here. -------- * - For those of us more intere...

Feature Teacher: Pete Harry’s music makes learning fun

Feature Teacher: Pete Harry’s music makes learning fun

Alexis Mayhue, Bellwood-Antis High School

February 4, 2015


Filed under Music, Profiles, Uncategorized, Video

Let’s assume that everyone knows what Youtube is. You know, that place you go if you want to watch a funny animal video or to listen to that new song? Well, Bellwood-Antis High School teacher Pete Harry uses Youtube for a completely different reason. Harry's Youtube page has over 70 million views and o...

The periodic table of Cerritos College

The periodic table of Cerritos College

Denny Cristales and the Talon Marks staff, Cerritos College

February 3, 2015


Filed under Features, Multimedia

Who even comes up with stuff like this? The journalists-turned-chemists of Talon Marks at Cerritos College, that's who. They've taken the periodic table and assigned each element to a person, place, or thing at their school. The effort involved here is pretty impressive on its own--but it get...

Longform chapters and super-cool charts

Longform chapters and super-cool charts

Paxtyn Merten, Mountlake Terrace High School

February 3, 2015


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Showcase

Students speak out about God, religion, prayer, faith, heaven and hell. Plus, did we mention charts?