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PV released from football game against non-public opponent

PV released from football game against non-public opponent

Jake Aferiat

March 27, 2015


Filed under School, Sports

Last season, the Pascack Valley Indians played one game against DePaul, a Catholic school, and lost 35-14. But come next season, DePaul will not have the opportunity to play Pascack Valley. It will also mark the first time in six seasons that PV will not have a non-public school on its schedule....

Helping hands

Helping hands

Jamie Mills

March 24, 2015


Filed under School

The gift that every construction class student and teacher was responsible for giving senior Jacob Spiller was simply just a ramp. However, this slanted piece of wood--to assist Jacob in getting inside his house after a recent osteosarcoma surgery--was nothing compared to the gift that Jacob really received...

Student launches sign language course

Student launches sign language course

Sydney Czyzon

March 16, 2015


Filed under School

When her freshman year began, current sophomore Kendall Fris was disappointed to learn that Joliet West lacked an American Sign Language (ASL) course. Since her mother is a Sign Language interpreter, Fris had a serious interest in learning how to speak with her hands. However, instead of just accepting...

AmeriCorps volunteer making a difference at TAHS

AmeriCorps volunteer making a difference at TAHS

Kendra Wertz

March 16, 2015


Filed under School, Showcase

Most Tyrone High School students and faculty know Miss Chelsey Markel as the math tutor. It’s her job to help students who have not passed their Keystone math exams get ready for retakes by providing individual or small group tutoring. What most people don’t know is that Markel is also an AmeriCorps...

Mayfield Science Olympiad qualifies for state competition

Mayfield Science Olympiad qualifies for state competition

Jeesoo Kim

March 13, 2015


Filed under School, Showcase

This past Saturday evening, the Mayfield Science Olympiad team’s bus ride home from the Case Western Reserve University was filled with ecstatic laughter, the loud clinking of medals, and shouts of pride. “We’re going to State!” After a long period of dedication and hard work since the...

A new app to stop cyberbullying

A new app to stop cyberbullying

Kathryn Harter

March 12, 2015


Filed under School, Showcase

Scared to speak against bullies online or in real life? In Indiana, there is now a solution. The app BullyBøx allows students to submit pictures or screenshots directly to administrators of their school anonymously. This free app was created by 17-year-old Brandon Boynton, a victim of bullying, in...

AMSA to remain without a principal

AMSA to remain without a principal

Anagha Indic

March 9, 2015


Filed under School

AMSA interim Executive Director Dr. Mary Ann DeMello announced on Saturday afternoon that she will not be hiring Dr. Christopher Lord or Joshua Romano, the two finalists for the school’s vacant principal position. In an email to the school community titled “Principal Update,” Dr. DeMello informed...

Students have an ‘obligation to join the political process’

Students have an ‘obligation to join the political process’

Janette Aqyirre

March 5, 2015


Filed under School

On Monday morning, Congressman Andre Carson sat down for a question and answer session with students in the Ben Davis theatre. The Q&A, led by Wayne Township superintendent Dr. Jeff Butts, gave students an opportunity to voice their opinions on state issues. Students were able to use the #RockTheWayneVote...