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Boys cross country amazes at state

Boys cross country amazes at state

Tatum Bruno, Staff Reporter
November 8, 2016
Filed under Features, Sports, Top Stories

In Detweiller Park in Peoria, on Saturday, November 5, the Riverside Brookfield boys cross country team competed in the state competition. The seven runners who had the opportunity to run included Mateo Nunez, Connor O'Brien, Jacob Wardzala, Jack Sagan, Matt Zamudio, Nick Allegretti, and Ryan Hahn. ...

A step in the right direction

A step in the right direction

Allie Welsh, Staff Reporter
November 4, 2016
Filed under Features, Fine Arts, Top Stories

Colleen Stahnke has been in the act of directing the Riverside Brookfield High School's fall play. The fall play was inspired by Greek mythology, and is called ‘The Iliad, The Odyssey, and All of Greek Mythology’. The play will be in the RB auditorium at 7 pm on November 10, and 7:30 pm on November 11 ...

On your marks, get set, state!

On your marks, get set, state!

Jessica Whigam, Staff Reporter
November 4, 2016
Filed under Features, Sports, Top Stories

Off to state they go! The RB Cross Country teams have made their way to state this Friday. The coaches and runners are very excited. Both the boys and girls teams have been working harder than ever, from practices at five in the morning to extra hard workouts twice a week. They have motivated each...

Swimming with the fish

Swimming with the fish

Elizabeth Amaya, Staff Reporter
November 4, 2016
Filed under Features, Sports, Top Stories

This year RBHS girls Swim is splashing their way up to conferences. The team practices every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning, everyday after school, and sometimes on Saturday mornings.  Sophomore swimmers Abby Regan and Shea Connelly both started taking lessons at the age of three and have be...

Predictions for this NBA season

Predictions for this NBA season

Anthony Landahl, Staff Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under Features, Sports

With the season starting, I have decided to put together projections for conference seeds for the NBA teams and why I think that way. I have also made prediction for the season awards and All-NBA teams. If you or disagree comment below. Western Conference 1. Warriors- Tough Western Conference will ...

Baby steps

Baby steps

Destiny Herrera, Staff Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Child development is a class RBHS provides to students who are interested in working with young children sometime in the future. Jessica Olsen, the child development teacher at RBHS, has been teaching this female heavy class about how to work with children for four years now. The child development ...

This Bulldog Life #3: The masks we wear

This Bulldog Life #3: The masks we wear

November 2, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Halloween has just passed, marking the end of October, and Clarion's mask-themed month as well.  To celebrate the past month, while simultaneously starting off November strong, here is the third edition of Clarion's This Bulldog Life, The masks we wear. ...

Here’s a scary Halloween thought: ACTs

Here’s a scary Halloween thought: ACTs

Alexis Gurschke, Staff Reporter
October 31, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

There are many strategies to help students get ready for the ACT. RB offers a class that prepares and helps cope with the stress this test may bring. College admission preparation, better known as CAP class, gets kids confident to take the test and teaches them strategies to eliminate wrong answe...

Presidential candidates wear masks, too

Presidential candidates wear masks, too

Emilia Gonzalez, Staff Reporter
October 31, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

With the election and Halloween coming up this year, US presidential candidates are getting ready for the masquerade by putting their masks on. This “masquerade” is, of course, metaphorical. Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are not revealing who they really are, nor the total truth about every...

A spooktacular job

A spooktacular job

Tatum Bruno, Staff Reporter
October 31, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Amanda Voth, a junior at RBHS, is the living embodiment of Halloween. This year she gets to live her dream by working at the 13th Floor haunted house. Voth found out about this job through the 13th Floor’s Facebook page. Voth was inspired to try out because of her mother’s love for Halloween. ...

Chilling and thrilling: Clarion reviews area haunted houses

Chilling and thrilling: Clarion reviews area haunted houses

Kassie Ramirez, Staff Reporter
October 27, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Features

This Halloween season I made it my mission to go to a variety of haunted houses and review them to the best of my ability. It was a fun experience and I hope you all enjoy. Midnight Terror Haunted House    This haunted house is located at 5520 West 111th street, Oak Lawn, IL 60453. I went to thi...

Check out the chess club!

Check out the chess club!

Kenna Howorth and Elizabeth Johnston
October 26, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The chess club has started competitively playing this October and will continue until February. In the past two years, they have lost 13 seniors and are actively looking for new members to take their places. Coach Dave Monti feels that playing chess can improve the ability of quickly addressing situa...

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