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Zombie fever hits RB

Ryan Chodora, staff reporter
October 19, 2009
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Seniors Matt Landess, Ryan Chodora, and Dave Maslowski have started the long grueling process of starting a club at Riverside Brookfield High School. Their club is called the zombie club; it consists of watching zombie movies and reading zombie books and occasionally playing zombie video games. This...

Hammond train catastrophe – the legend behind the elephant graveyard

Jette Pleasant, Editor-in-Chief
October 16, 2009
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Piercing through the night, a far-off sound is heard. It could be a train, barreling towards some new destination, or merely the wailing of the wind. But then again, to many Riverside residents, it sounds more like the trumpeted cry of elephants, echoing from the confines of nearby Woodlawn Cemetery. Many...

Volley for life

Ethan Gallegos, Staff Reporter
October 16, 2009
Filed under Features

Breast cancer attacks over two hundred thousand woman every year. Though it’s 100 times more likely for women to get breast cancer, guys can get it to. This is one of the reasons why RB takes part in The Volley for the Cure. Elizabeth Fredlund, the head coach of RB’s girls freshman volley ball team s...

Save the Arcade Building

Danielle Sanchez, staff reporter
October 14, 2009
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Although you may not think by looking at it, the Arcade Building in downtown Riverside is one of the oldest buildings in Illinois. It was built in 1871. Unfortunately, many now look upon the historic building as an “eyesore” and it is on Illinois’ “10 Most Endangered Historic Places” list....

Familiar faces, new jobs

Alex Krug, Publications Manager
October 8, 2009
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With the resignation of former Superintendent-Principal Jack Baldermann over the summer, the look of RB's administration has changed.  Dr. David Bonnette has taken over the role of Interim Superintendent, while the role of Interim Principal has gone to Tim Scanlon, formerly the Assistant Principal of Curriculu...

Seniors do service work around the world

Kate Abbatacola, Content Editor
October 6, 2009
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A typical summer for most RB students, turned out to be an exciting and eye opening one for three RB seniors.  Vija Lietuvninkas, Connor Halline, and Emily Hejna, all spent part of their summer doing service work in three different countries around the world.  The students got to experience what i...

RB’s newest club:Improv Club

Rigo Reyes, Design Editor
October 6, 2009
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On Wednesday September 23rd, senior Zeyne Guzeldereli brilliantly demonstrated the fine craft that is improv acting in front of members of RB’s Improv Club. Improv Club is one of RB’s newest clubs this year and has already accumulated a respectable amount of members. The club has had two meetin...

RB construction – worth the wait

Danielle Sanchez, Staff Reporter
October 5, 2009
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With the start of a new school year, students returned to see a practically new RB. No more dark hallways and dusty floors, construction workers have been hard at work all summer so that students could finally have a school without loud drills resounding or dust lingering in the air. Many students...

Countdown to College

Jette Pleasant, Editor-in-Chief
October 2, 2009
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On Thursday, September 16th, dozens of RB students and their parents gathered around the band room, their eager ears straining to pick up the hidden secrets of college admission. This informative meeting, also known as Countdown to College, was organized by the RBHS counselors in order to better prepare...

Man behind the mic, RB’s new voice

Vince Arvis, Staff Reporter
September 30, 2009
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First he was a Speech Champion, now he is the voice of Riverside Brookfield’s morning announcements. Zeyne Guzeldereli greets the student population over RB’s intercom every morning to deliver the morning announcements. Everything from a good morning greeting, to where the chess club will meet a...

RBHS welcomes foreign exchange students

Rigo Reyes, Design Editor
September 29, 2009
Filed under Features

This year RB is hosting two foreign exchange students who are both from France. Sidney Mompezat and Aurore Jacques are both here for the entire school year. Both students had never been to America prior to the start of the exchange program. Neither were allowed to choose what city they would stay ...

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