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  • Chess team is no pawn
  • Make a splash, make a difference: RBHS Polar Plunge
  • Pets of RBHS
  • Selenica represents RBHS Speech Team at state
  • Only good things to say about Speech Team
  • Chess team is no pawn

    Chess team is no pawn

    Kassie Ramirez, Staff Reporter

    February 23, 2017

    The RBHS Chess team competed in the IHSA sports and activities Chess competition for the state of Illinois, they placed 86, which is a great accomplishment considering the fact that they were originally seeded to place 106. The RBHS Chess team has...

    RB team attending the Bolingbrook Chess Tournament

    Courtesy of Dave Monti and Kyle Boyd

  • Make a splash, make a difference: RBHS Polar Plunge

    Make a splash, make a difference: RBHS Polar Plunge

    Joy Greco, Staff Reporter

    February 22, 2017

    The RBHS Polar Plunge took place Saturday, February 18. Students “polar plunged” into chilly Lake Michigan in order to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois. “Plungers get sponsored to jump into Lake Michigan to raise money for Special Olympics...

    Polar Plunge participants

    Jill Musil

  • Pets of RBHS

    Pets of RBHS

    Haley Skiera, Staff reporter

    February 22, 2017

    RB students shared memories and stories about their furry friends. They shared basic information like what kind of breed their pal is, how old they are and how they got their pup. Students shared their favorite memory with their dog and their favorite th...

    “My dog’s name is Capone and he is a blue nosed pitbull. My brother got my dog from his friends. My dog will be a year this month and my favorite memory with my dog is when he was little he would always bite me and make me cry. My favorite thing to do with my dog is wrestle with him. I always wrestle with him,” said freshman Jenifer Barrios.

    Photo courtesy of Jenifer Barrios

  • Selenica represents RBHS Speech Team at state

    Selenica represents RBHS Speech Team at state

    Hailey Paisker, Staff Photographer

    February 22, 2017

    This year, the RBHS Speech Team sent Elona Selenica down to state. Selenica has been practicing speech ever since she was a little girl. “I was really shy as a kid and I just wanted to put myself out there. My sister and I joined speech together...

    Elona Selenica poses with her coaches

    Hailey Paisker

  • Only good things to say about Speech Team

    Only good things to say about Speech Team

    Nate Navarro, Staff Reporter

    February 22, 2017

    Most people are uncomfortable when they have to present in front of a large group of people. The members of the Riverside-Brookfield High School Speech Team however, are very comfortable in those situations. “Speech Team is someone memorizing a piece...

    RBHS speech team poses for a picture

    Mrs. Wi

FCCLA takes on regionals

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FCCLA at the regional competition held at College of DuPage

FCCLA takes on regionals

Olivia Rogoz, Staff reporter

FCCLA is a student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important family, personal, work and societal issues through family and consumer sciences education.  On Friday February 3rd, FCCLA had a regional competition at College of Dupage. “This year, the competiti...

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Student by day, employee by night

Student by day, employee by night

Jessica Whigam, Staff reporter

The stress of school is a lot to take on for any student, but what is it really like when you have to balance a job, school and sports? Clarion went out and asked students with full schedules what they put first and what they push off until later. Junior Alexis Gartin has been working at Jewel Osco...

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Nails are a major part of my life, without nails I feel like a boy. It may not seem like a big deal to many people, but my nails are like a security blanket. They make me ...

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This article was recently featured in the February 14, 2017 issue of the Clarion. In this day and age, news is easier to come by than ever before. With Twitter and other...

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Chess team takes 2nd place at MSC

Chess team takes 2nd place at MSC

Thomas Kraus, Staff Reporter

On January 21, the RB chess team attended the Metro Suburban Conference Tournament. “It was great. We were in 2nd place the whole day,” said Dave Monti, the chess team...

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The end of every school year means it is time for reflection and pause.  Eleven dedicated Clarion reporters would like to take some time to think about what it all has...

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