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Culture Club allows students to make new friends

Amal Ghanem, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017

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Clubs throughout Sandburg are considered reasonably varied. Culture Connections is a club that celebrates diversity and embraces it through the trips they take, the holidays recognized, and the times shared together. The club...

Taking it back with Mrs. Peterson: When I was 17

Anastasia Berdusis, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017

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Mrs. Peterson is a math teacher here at Sandburg and was in high school not that long ago in 2001! She was and is a very school and work oriented with a need and want for happiness and success. Her teen years were dedicated to...

Sandburg Proud: Mr. Mendoza and the Semper Fi fund

Liz Kang, Entertainment Editor

December 18, 2017

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Imagine swimming for 1.2 miles, then going on a 56-mile bicycle ride and finishing off by running a half marathon. This is called a Half-Ironman Race. Just thinking about this race makes me out of breath and tired. Despite this,...

Student’s take on classrooms getting political

Amanda Pavic, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017

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It is common knowledge that most people develop their political opinion based off of their parents’ opinions. At Sandburg specifically, kids who take American Government typically learn that family is the biggest political influencer,...

Val Artis’s endeavor to complete 1000 community service hours

Eman Elnatour, News Editor

December 18, 2017

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Although some students procrastinate completing their 24 required community service hours until their senior year, others go above and beyond to serve others. The Sheriff’s Award lists many students who have achieved over 100...

How the school handles the death of a student or teacher

Erin Randstrom, Sports Editor

November 10, 2017

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The death of someone you know causes difficult emotions. Many people often deal with death in different ways. The death of a student or teacher within a school has its own set of procedures the school follows. The Crisis Team...

High School in the 90’s: When I was 17 with Mrs. Ulrich

Kristen Garcia, Perspectives Editor

November 10, 2017

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What high school did you attend? “I went to Barrington High School.”   What was your favorite subject in high school “My favorite subject was probably either AP Physics class because I had a really inspirational...

Beloved pets in cute and spooky costumes

Emmett Twomey, Features Editor

November 10, 2017

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Halloween is upon us, and while that means toothaches for days and seemingly endless amounts of candy gone by the next day (thanks to the parents), it’s also a time for dressing up, and more importantly, dressing our beloved...

When I was 17: Swingin’ it back with Mrs. Denofrio

Angela Vainikos, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

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What high school did you attend? I went to Addison Trail High School.   What were some of your favorite hobbies or pastimes in high school? Art, always. I played piano and organ at church at the age of twelve.   What...

Sandburg’s Robotics team hoping to be first at FIRST

Mathew Palubin, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

Filed under Features, Showcase

The 21st century has brought a lot of cool new technologies such as smartphones, crazy powerful computers and drones to name a few. Schools are trying to keep up with these new inventions with different classes and clubs. Carl...

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