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Get your spirit on

Get your spirit on

Cathy Yuen, Staff Reporter
October 24, 2016
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Riverside Brookfield High School students are taking their pride to the next level. Students from Student Association have been working on themed football games for the second half of the season. On October 7, the first themed football game took place. The game was USA themed. Fans wore red, white and...

The sound of success

The sound of success

Allie Welsh, Staff Reporter
October 21, 2016
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James Baum, Instrumental music teacher at Riverside Brookfield High School has been selected to teach as an adjunct professor at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. He will be teaching a class called Secondary General Music Methods. “Most of my work has involved teaching fut...

Bulldogs Sniffing Out New Books

Bulldogs Sniffing Out New Books

Chynna Simon, Staff Reporter
October 21, 2016
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Book Club is a new club at RB. It is a way students can get together and discuss books that they enjoy and talk about books they have read. Book club is open to new people. “When I was younger I liked reading a lot of romance. When I was in high school, we did not have a book club.I want student ...

Happy minds, happy hearts

Happy minds, happy hearts

Rahim Kouferidji, Staff Reporter
October 20, 2016
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Monday October 10 was not only Columbus Day, but it also marked the beginning of RB’s Mental Health Awareness Week. In America, National Mental Health Awareness Week is recognized in May, with National Suicide Prevention Week lasting from September 5 through 11. RB has their own version of this ...

Best Buddies deals with gender imbalance

Best Buddies deals with gender imbalance

Manny Ardon, Staff Reporter
October 19, 2016
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Best Buddies has become so popular that gender requirements have been enacted to ensure that one-to-one peer buddies are appropriately matched. Mari Mortensen has been the sponsor of Best Buddies for 11 years and she gave some insight on the process behind this new requirement— that freshmen gi...

The reality of concussions

The reality of concussions

Lauren Lambros, Story Editor
October 19, 2016
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Every year high schools all across the country face the reality of students suffering from concussions. To change the way concussions are treated and to accommodate to concussed students’ needs, the state of Illinois passed the Youth Sports Concussion Safety Act last year. This new law is affecting...

RBHS Traffic Update

RBHS Traffic Update

Elizabeth Amaya and Kenton Baer, Staff Reporters
October 14, 2016
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Riverside Brookfield High School has struggled with traffic issues in recent weeks. There has been construction in several routes to RB from Riverside, Brookfield, and North Riverside. Since there are closed streets in Brookfield, the traffic has been pushed to 1st Avenue. Therefore there are cro...

Landlocked

Landlocked

Maddy Jones, Staff Reporter
October 14, 2016
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Many students have to walk to school, and sometimes the traffic gets very heavy, especially with mass construction of several busy streets. Have some of the routes become unsafe for students due to the complications? “Crossing the intersection on first avenue is sometimes dangerous… the sidewal...

Second debate, no second thoughts

Second debate, no second thoughts

Destiny Herrera, Staff Reporter
October 13, 2016
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On Sunday, October 9, 2016 presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump went face to face during the second presidential debate. Students here at RBHS have a lot to say about both of the candidates. They talked to the Clarion about their thoughts and opinions when it comes to choosing a can...

Girls’ Softball Fundraising

Girls’ Softball Fundraising

Mary Kober, Staff Reporter
October 13, 2016
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Emma Jarrell and Doug Schultz are coaches for the RBHS girl's softball team, Coach Schultz is in charge of the fundraising for the girl's softball team. The fundraising usually starts in March and ends in about three weeks after start of fundraising. Some people do not like fundraising and think it...

Explorers explore

Explorers explore

Keeley Scalise, Staff Reporter
October 11, 2016
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Explorers is affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America and the purpose is to create interest in local jobs and industries. The Broadview Fire Department has a firefighter explorer program and the Riverside Police Department has a police explorer program. Kids aged 14 to 21 are allowed to participat...

RB Band Prepares For Festival

RB Band Prepares For Festival

Galen Alaks, Editor in Chief
October 6, 2016
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Tonight, the RB band and orchestra are set to play in their annual festival with Hauser Middle School.

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