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Neha Doppalapudi, Alexis Mathai, Cassandra Nadalig, and Emily Won
Published March 16, 2023

Eighth hour is a flexible and diverse hour, for students and staff alike. Whether it be learning ballet scenes or figuring out what color to dye your hair, students and staff partake in unique activities...

Behind the scenes of Fiddler on the Roof

Behind the scenes of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Alexis Mathai, Business Manager
Published March 7, 2023

Photos by Lexi Mathai, '23.

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Review: Wednesday

Alexis Mathai, Business Manager
Published January 27, 2023

Adaptations are tricky. Whenever a remake of a TV show, movie, or book is announced, fans of the source material flock to social media to make their strong opinions known. The stakes are high, the expectations...

Red Cross Club to hold walkathon

Red Cross Club to hold walkathon

Alexis Mathai and Sarah Quig
Published September 24, 2022

For the first time after formation, the Red Cross Club is hosting a walkathon event to raise funding for the American Red Cross. The event will take place at New Community Park in South Barrington from...

Photo by Alexis Mathai, 23.

BTS: James and the giant peach

Alexis Mathai, Business Manager
Published April 29, 2022

Abby Ashcraft, 25, wearing a mask, and Jenna Kerr, 23, not wearing a mask, talk in the commons. Photo Aarya Arun, 23.

Mask mandate updates

Sarah Quig and Alexis Mathai
Published March 3, 2022

Following the previous article posted about Illinois school lawsuits on masking and mitigations, a ruling on the case was made and new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocols instated....

Lawsuit against Barrington

Alexis Mathai, Business Manager
Published January 10, 2022

One hundred and forty-five school districts are being sued in a class action lawsuit regarding multiple COVID-19 protocols. Since the initial suit was filed on October 20, several other school districts...

Students affected by increased screen time

Alexis Mathai, Business Manager
Published February 21, 2021

Excess screen time during the pandemic has been an increasing concern amongst students. The pandemic has forced online learning, which increases students' already high screen time.  A recent poll of...

Photo sourced from Unsplash (Rodion Kutsaev)

How to get into the socially distanced holiday spirit

Alexis Mathai, Business Manager
Published December 21, 2020

Special math struggles over zoom

Special math struggles over zoom

Alexis Mathai, Business Manager
Published December 6, 2020

Mr. Rierson scrambles to get his kids dressed and fed before he begins his workday. He begins his day responding to emails and in office hours. However, he is simultaneously entertaining his two young...

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