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Homecoming Dance: Must be “this tall” to reach the clouds

Homecoming Dance: Must be “this tall” to reach the clouds

Jaylyn Bravo, Staff Reporter
September 23, 2016
Filed under Homecoming 2016-17, News, Top Stories

With the gym reparations Homecoming is not able to take place in the Main Gym this year. The dance will be held in the Fieldhouse. Some students expressed concern over the inability to wear high heels. Michelle Koehler, sponsor of Student Association, said,  “The Fieldhouse floors are different than t...

Duck, duck … geese?

Duck, duck … geese?

Julia Buffo, Staff Reporter
May 18, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

An RB anomaly for the past 15 years is the nesting courtyard geese. These geese have been a very popular sight from the windows of the hallways. While the geese might be a calming sight during the stressful end of the year, things haven’t always been this way for the geese. In the early day...

Swinging into the softball season

Swinging into the softball season

Isabel Hughes, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2016
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

As softball swings into action, the RBHS girls varsity team aims to progress their 3-6 record, improve on their offense, and play better as a team. Throughout their three month season, the team plays roughly 30 games and practice two days a week. With promising underclassmen and only four seniors graduating, h...

RB smashes into the badminton season

RB smashes into the badminton season

Lauren Lambros, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2016
Filed under News, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Through drives and clears, the Riverside Brookfield High School girls' badminton team is smashing into the 2016 season. During the first six weeks of the season, the girls have given it their all and fight for every point. The team's main goal is to take first in the Metro Suburban Conference tou...

Chromebook policy gets personal

Chromebook policy gets personal

Galen Alaks, Web Editor
April 26, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

According to Technology Direct Mike Connors, Chromebooks are now set to only run on school email and to reject logging in with personal email addresses. This has been done so the school can manage Chromebooks more efficiently. “The reason why we did this is that, in order for us to be able to manage...

Students make a “splash” for Day of Service

Students make a “splash” for Day of Service

Emily Gately, Staff Reporter
April 22, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

RBHS PTO is sponsoring the 4th Annual RB Day of Service this Saturday April 23 from 8:30am to 12pm. This year RB has 310 students and about 50 teachers and parents signed up to participate. “It’s sad that more people don’t participate but we still have a good amount of people this year,” sa...

ACT: Easy as 1, 2, 3?

ACT: Easy as 1, 2, 3?

Julia Buffo, Staff Reporter
April 18, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

The ACT is arguably the most important test in a high school student’s career. It is one of the leading college admissions tests in the United States. The junior students at RB will be taking the state wide ACT test on Tuesday, April 19. For juniors Sally Kouba and Esmeralda Macias, this will be their...

RBHS Talks Politics

RBHS Talks Politics

Isabel Hughes and Lauren Lambros
April 8, 2016
Filed under Featured Multimedia, Multimedia, News, Top Stories

This past week, Clarion conducted man on the street interviews regarding the presidential primary elections. The students expressed their opinions on the candidates in our video.

RB seniors punch election tickets

RB seniors punch election tickets

Cameron Bolton, Staff Reporter
April 6, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

“Voting is one of your greatest rights as an American, and I believe that to not use it is wasteful,” said Riverside Brookfield High School senior and first-time voter Matthew Patton. March 15 marked the day voting for the Illinois primary occurred. For some this was a recurring event, but fo...

Faster Internet at RB

Faster Internet at RB

Michael Fanta, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

In light of Digital Citizenship Day at RB, let's take a close look at the possible future of technology in and around the Chicago area. Google has announced that they are in talks to bring Google Fiber to Chicago.  What does this mean for RB?  Well, it means many things, and they're almost all...

SEE Team hopes to be seen in the future

SEE Team hopes to be seen in the future

Vivian Marina Piña, Staff Reporter
March 23, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

SEE Team, RBHS’s School for Environmental Education, will not be running for the 2016-2017 school year due to low enrollment of students. The program did not run in 2015-2016 for the same reason. “I’m unsure as to why SEE Team failed to run this year,” former SEE Team Algebra sponsor Patty...

Parking lot or parking not?

Parking lot or parking not?

Morgan DiVittorio and Nick Rogoz
March 22, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

As negotiations continue between the school district and the Village, some agreements have been made, but tensions are still running high. In mid-April, the Village and district will be heading to court over issues concerning the parking lot on Rockefeller. The district plans to construct a new park...

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