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Do you have what it takes to stick with a sport?

Do you have what it takes to stick with a sport?

Kenton Baer, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2016
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Sticking with a sport for more than at least two years must be challenging for some, but some students at Riverside Brookfield have endured an athlete’s lifestyle. Charlie Robling, junior has had success in his three years as an RBHS water polo player. He scored around 90 goals with varsity and ...

RB honors veterans

RB honors veterans

Lexi Soto, Staff Reporter
November 11, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Riverside Brookfield High School honors veterans from local communities and from family and staff. Please look out for Clarion's forthcoming November hard copy for more extensive coverage of today's Veteran's Day events.

Rettke commits to University of Wisconsin

Rettke commits to University of Wisconsin

Allie Welsh and Christina Antonyuk
November 10, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Dana Rettke, senior at Riverside Brookfield High School, signed her commitment to The University of Wisconsin Wednesday afternoon. She received a scholarship to play Division I volleyball for the Badgers.

RBHS students reaction to Trump’s election

RBHS students reaction to Trump’s election

Galen Alaks, Co Editor-In-Chief
November 10, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

The following reporters contributed to this article: Emmanuel Ardon, Modear Bumrungkwan, Kellie Halvey, Destiny Herrera, Kenna Howorth, Rahim Kouferidji, Lauren Lambros, Anthony Landahl, Nicolette O’Keefe, Vivian Pina, and Sadiel Sanchez. On November 8, 2016, American voters cast their ballots i...

The Varsity girls volleyball team serves up a fantastic season

The Varsity girls volleyball team serves up a fantastic season

Rahim Kouferidji, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Fall Sports, News, Sports, Sports Season Recaps, Top Stories

On Saturday, November 5, the RB Varsity girls volleyball team faced Niles West High School to see who would advance to the state semifinals. Unfortunately, the Bulldogs were not able to pull out the win. In all of the IHSA team sports, reaching the state championships involves progressing through ...

District 208 Board of Education formally adopts RBEA contract

District 208 Board of Education formally adopts RBEA contract

Isabel Hughes, Story Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, the District 208 Board of Education unanimously voted to approve a contract agreement with the Riverside Brookfield Education Association (RBEA). This three-year contract will expire on June 30, 2019. The board and the union agreed on some key issues in this new contract, in...

Czajka heading to Singapore for AP conference

Czajka heading to Singapore for AP conference

Nicolette O'Keefe, Staff Reporter
October 28, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

AP Computer Science and AP Computer Science Principles teacher Sandy Czajka will be traveling to Singapore this November to teach AP Computer Science Principles to other teachers from around the world. As one of the few teachers selected from America by the College Board, Czajka considers this as a...

RBHS institutes first-ever common assessment exams

RBHS institutes first-ever common assessment exams

Rahim Kouferidji, Staff Reporter
October 27, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

During the week of October 10 through 14, all students at RBHS took their first ever quarter common assessment exams for each class. “My understanding is that we have always had semester and final exams, but we have not branched out to assessing our students at the quarter until now,” said Kylie ...

Deadline looms in parking lot lawsuit between Village of Brookfield and D208

Deadline looms in parking lot lawsuit between Village of Brookfield and D208

Nicholas Rogoz, Kenna Howorth, and Isabel Hughes
October 26, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Riverside Brookfield High School District 208 and the Village of Brookfield have been engaging in ongoing litigation regarding expanding the parking lot near Hollywood Elementary School and the lease for parking on Rockefeller Avenue. Recently, the village gave the school district their final offer...

Five Absent Days: Fair or Faulty?

Five Absent Days: Fair or Faulty?

Kyle Platt, Staff Reporter
October 26, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

 A new attendance rule for seniors is in effect this year: They’re only allowed to miss five days of school, excused or otherwise, in order to be exempt from first semester final exams. With a new policy comes new opinions. Is missing five days promoting coming to school? Or is it a bad idea whe...

Count “Dress”-ula: Guidelines for costumes at RB on Halloween

Count “Dress”-ula: Guidelines for costumes at RB on Halloween

Jaylyn Bravo, Staff Reporter
October 26, 2016
Filed under Clarion Staff, News, Opinion, Staff, Top Stories

Halloween lands on Monday this year, so therefore RB students must go to school. You are all probably wondering what we can or cannot wear or what is appropriate for it. As for what is appropriate the handbook states no head coverings may be worn in the building at anytime. So although face paint and mas...

Sign ups for the RB blood drive are now open

Sign ups for the RB blood drive are now open

Keeley Scalise, Staff Reporter
October 25, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Sign up for the blood drive during your lunch period. You must be at least 16 years old and weigh 110 pounds or more. The blood drive is on November 2.

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