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Zoology amazes students at RB

Zoology amazes students at RB

Kenna Howorth, Staff Reporter
December 14, 2016
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On December 9th, Jaime McInerney, a herpetologist who works at airports, visited the zoology classes to present various species of animals, reptiles, and amphibians. These are profiles on the creatures that made Jalen Brooks react and become viral on the Internet with over 19 million views. Ki...

Soundtrack of our school day

Soundtrack of our school day

Anthony Landahl and Alexis Gurschke
December 14, 2016
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The music played in the Riverside Brookfield High School hallways is more than meets the eye...or ear. It is not just music played to entertain students in the hallway: It is a strategy for the administration to control classroom attendance. “Music was chosen to assist students in getting to class...

This Bulldog Life #4: Reflections

This Bulldog Life #4: Reflections

December 12, 2016
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With finals and winter break just around the corner, December is a time to reflect on 2016 as we prepare for the new year. This is the fourth edition of Clarion's This Bulldog Life: Reflections.

Survival Guide: Finals

Survival Guide: Finals

Emilia Gonzalez, Staff Reporter
December 12, 2016
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Final exams at RB start on December 20th this year, but they will be here before we know it. Everyone has heard of eating healthy, sleeping the eight hours, rewriting everything thirty times, etc. Instead of stressing you even more with cliché tips on how to study for the exams, here are seven unconventional...

To Singapore and back: Czajka reflects on AP trip

To Singapore and back: Czajka reflects on AP trip

Nicolette O'Keefe, Staff Reporter
December 9, 2016
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AP Computer Science teacher, Sandy Czajka, traveled to Singapore this past November to teach AP Computer Science to teachers from around the world. In Singapore, she met the administrators that ran the workshop from the Singapore American school. During her time there, she met several teachers also ...

Rockin’ out with the RB Pep Band

Rockin’ out with the RB Pep Band

Alexis Gurschke, Staff Reporter
December 6, 2016
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On December 9, Pep Band will be playing their first performance this year during the Boys Varsity Basketball game. Pep band consists of eight members: seven students and one teacher, and they only play during home games. “Four years ago I noticed that they didn’t have [pep band]...something I d...

Balancing the books: how AP students manage time

Balancing the books: how AP students manage time

Jaylyn Bravo, Staff Reporter
November 30, 2016
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Here at RBHS, a variety of AP classes have been offered to students. Time management is very questionable as to how some students do it. Two AP students, Ashley Rivera and Adrien Segura, both in AP European History, answers differed in how they manage their time, and level of work completed. “Work ...

Seniors face college decisions

Seniors face college decisions

Shannon Wrzesinski, Staff Reporter
November 29, 2016
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With early action over and regular decision fast approaching, RB seniors have a lot to think about. The college they choose has the potential to shape the future for themselves, their country, and the world. Senior Erik Hartwig plans on joining the ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) program. Th...

And the RB Spring Musical is…

And the RB Spring Musical is…

Thomas Kraus, Staff Reporter
November 28, 2016
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The Riverside Brookfield Spring Musical will be Annie and will be performed on March 2, 3, and 4 next spring. Audition dates will be on Tuesday, November 29 and Wednesday, November 30. Aubrey Prince is directing, and sign up information and sheets are by the entrance to Room 153. Students must rea...

College kids come home for Thanksgiving

College kids come home for Thanksgiving

Elizabeth Amaya, Staff Reporter
November 23, 2016
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Thanksgiving is just around the corner and families are coming together, including the college kids who have been gone for a while. Many Riverside Brookfield students have older siblings who are in college and are very excited to see them again for the break. Junior Karen Valdez has two older brothers a...

Traditional turkey?

Traditional turkey?

Dylan Drews, Staff Reporter
November 23, 2016
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Thanksgiving is tomorrow and most of us will be with our families celebrating. In many cases, relatives from both far and near come together and have a feast. However, not all people have this type of tradition. Some are satisfied by just eating something as simple as a sandwich and chilling out. ...

Reppin’ the reptiles

Reppin’ the reptiles

Kenna Howorth, Staff Reporter
November 22, 2016
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Meet Gibby, Manny, Macy, Spike, Lola, Bernard, Aileen, Gus, Cindy, and Benny. Whether they’ve changed your entire perspective on a species, or have just been fun to look at, the Science Department’s reptiles cannot be missed. Benny the Boa: Red tail boa constrictors are found in the Amazon rain forest...

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