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Divided but not broken (Part 2)

Divided but not broken (Part 2)

Dylan Drews, Staff Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Ever since I could remember, my parents were separated. Unfortunately, my father lives about three hours away and I would only get to see him on every other weekend. However, I was still fortunate enough to have the strong father-to-son connection. Although I know there are kids who are in worse situations, I kn...

Because I’m a Girl

Because I’m a Girl

Destiny Herrera, Christina Antonyuk, Emilia Gonzalez, Panipak Bumrungkwaen, Keeley Scalise, and Kayla Winston
April 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Top Stories

In today’s society, women are underestimated and sometimes even mistreated. Women and young girls are expected to act a certain way and do certain things simply for the reason that they are a different gender. We asked a variety of girls questions about their opinion on dress codes, stereotypes, an...

Behind the Scenes to the Day of Service

Behind the Scenes to the Day of Service

Carlee Battistoni, Jacob Spinello, Jillian Dahms, Alexis Gurschke, Lexi Soto, and Anthony Landahl
April 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

It is that time of year again! Riverside-Brookfield High School’s Day of Service is on April 29 and is the premiere school wide community service project of the year. Last year nearly 300 RB students and 40 staff members participated in the event. Tasks for the students include cleaning and restoring...

Divided but not broken (Part 1)

Divided but not broken (Part 1)

Rahim Kouferidji, Staff Reporter
April 18, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Although my parents are not divorced, I know how it feels to live without a proper father figure. My dad lives in another country, and although I talk to him almost every day, we do not connect as much as a father and son should. I mean, I am not depressed or sad or anything, but I sometimes wonder wh...

Juniors in April

Juniors in April

Vivian Marina Piña and Hailey Paisker
April 18, 2017
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Top Stories

Juniors from Riverside Brookfield High School discuss the SAT and ACT tests, their expectations, their frustrations, and the stress they have to deal with during this very busy April.

Upstander projects: Making a Change

Upstander projects: Making a Change

Nicolette O'Keefe, Madelyn Jones, and Chynna Simon
April 13, 2017
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

RB sophomore Upstanders of 2017 rise to make a change, raising awareness to current local and global social and environmental issues. The Upstander Projects are projects assigned by a few sophomore english teachers, encouraging their students to research social issues and then apply their research...

Inside the RB Cafeteria

Inside the RB Cafeteria

Anthony Landahl, Lexi Soto, Carlee Battistoni, Alexis Gurschke, Jacob Spinello, and Jillian Dahmns
March 26, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The RB cafeteria is constantly changing. New ideas are being incorporated every year. To decide what food has to be served or what can be served is a process in itself. The difference between RB’s cafeteria now and 20 years ago is certainly evident. “Most of the time I’ve gotten the hambur...

Battle of the fundraisers

Battle of the fundraisers

Nicolette O'Keefe, Madelyn Jones, Chynna Simon, and Alexandra Welsh
March 23, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports, Top Stories

At the beginning of every season, RBHS fundraisers join in on the daily routine. Sports, clubs, and occasionally some classes take part in fundraising. This way of raising money is commonly essential for the running of extracurricular activities and needs, including materials, trips, and parties. Fundrai...

Deleted, but dangerous

Deleted, but dangerous

Destiny Herrera, Keeley Scalise, Christina Antonyuk, Kayla Winston, Panipak Bumrungkwaen, and Emilia Gonzalez
March 22, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

In light of RB's annual Digital Citizenship Day, it is important to know how to be safe online. Social media seems to be our future. Today, schools and jobs have the ability to use what someone has posted when considering accepting someone. Anything someone posts on the internet can follow them foreve...

Brookfield’s Battle of the Bands

Brookfield’s Battle of the Bands

Thomas Kraus, Staff Reporter
March 17, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

On May 21, the Battle of the Bands competition will be held in Kiwanis Park in Brookfield. This is the 12th year the event will occur. The Battle of the Bands is an event where bands can sign up to perform and compete with other bands and it is open to the public to watch and listen. A Sound Educa...

A Week Without: Junk Food

A Week Without: Junk Food

Mary Kober, Staff Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Features, lifestyle, Lifestyles, Top Stories

Clarion introduced a series of articles where staff members spend a “week without” different things and reflect upon their experiences. This is the second installment.  I went a week without eating junk food, meaning I could not eat foods with high fat or high calories such as cookies, pies, ...

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