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RB visits with Our Town

RB visits with Our Town

Nick Rogoz, Staff Reporter
November 4, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Featured A&E, Fine Arts, Multimedia, Top Stories

The Fall Play returns this week to RB.  This year, the Fine Arts department will be putting on Our Town by Thornton Wilder.  In selecting the play, director Diane Marelli had to consider the size of the cast, the available budget, and the time available to prepare for and perform the play. Our Town is set ...

VIDEO: Cowell solos her way to talent show victory

VIDEO:  Cowell solos her way to talent show victory

Charlie Connelly, Staff Reporter
October 6, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Featured A&E, Fine Arts, Multimedia, Top Stories

Violinist Cathryn Cowell won this year's RB's Got Talent competition in the lead-up to homecoming.  Other performances included acts such as dance by Hannah Michl, stage magic from past winner TJ Ketchmark, a ukelele performance from Ariana Porras, and more.  After winning, Cowell also performed at...

Godzilla’s domination of the screen

Godzilla’s domination of the screen

Galen Alaks, Staff Reporter
October 6, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Movies & TV, Multimedia

Godzilla. His name has been heard all over the world. Crushing cities, breathing fire, beating up monsters. The questions, though, are these: where did Godzilla come from? How long has he been around? And where is he going next? Godzilla has actually appeared in 30 films including the two American...

Looking back at Homecoming 2014-15

Looking back at Homecoming 2014-15

Clarion Staff, Clarion Staff
September 29, 2014
Filed under Multimedia, Slideshow, Top Stories

Now that Homecoming 2014 is over, relive the fairy-tale story of the week here at Clarion.  Browse through our slideshow of all the key events, look back at the assembly and the talent show, read Clarion's editorial commentary on the election of Josh Sylvie and Kate Kosner as King and Queen of Homecoming,...

Ketchmark has an international magic touch

Ketchmark has an international magic touch

Charlie Connelly, Staff Reporter
September 24, 2014
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Top Stories

Every RB student eventually confronts this question:  what will I do with the rest of my life?  While many may not even know where to begin, RB Senior Trent James (TJ) Ketchmark has found the question an easy one, and one that did not arrive to him "out of thin air." In July, Ketchmark, a Brookfield...

Banned Books week comes to RB

Clarion Staff, Clarion Staff
September 23, 2014
Filed under Multimedia

Please consider stopping by the Library to enjoy Banned Books week.  Get a preview of the week by watching this playlist from the librarians.

For RB students, 9/11 has become history

For RB students, 9/11 has become history

Isabelle Echevarria, Staff Reporter
September 22, 2014
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Q&A, Top Stories

September 11 is a difficult day for many people, so it is hard to realize that it has already been thirteen years since the Twin Towers went down, and it’s even harder to realize that the amount of RB students who truly remember it is dwindling. Typically, freshmen at RB are 14 years old, meaning...

Negative points can mean positive spirit

Negative points can mean positive spirit

Robby Filec, Story Editor
September 18, 2014
Filed under Homecoming 2014-15, Interactive Media, Multimedia

The Homecoming Spirit Bone Contest has been a long standing tradition at RB, but many are unaware of how points are earned.  Every student who dresses up for Spirit Week makes an impact in the contest. Students are tallied in their second hour class and the points are counted up. This year, dress u...

Ice Bucket Challenge splashes into RB

Ice Bucket Challenge splashes into RB

Cameron Shaw, Staff Reporter
September 17, 2014
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Top Stories

Around the world, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become a viral video spreading awareness of and raising funds to combat Lou Gherig's disease.  As the school year opened, many in RB's faculty and student body had also gotten in on the trend. Participants must be nominated by someone who has done...

Planning the first day

Planning the first day

Nina Dorenbos, Staff Reporter
September 12, 2014
Filed under Multimedia, News, Top Stories

August thirteenth. That date most likely has connotations of lying out at the beach, swimming in a pool, or sitting outside by a bonfire. But, for RB students this year, it was their first day of school. Other public high schools nearby started at least in the following week of August. Lyons Township’s...

Little Puppettes dazzle at Dog Days

Little Puppettes dazzle at Dog Days

Charlie Connelly, Staff Reporter
August 29, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Multimedia, Sports, Sports Page Featured, Top Stories

Every year the RB football program organizes a preseason event known as “Dog Days”, where the varsity squad scrimmages each other in preparation for the season opener the following week. On August 22, amongst all the hype and excitement for the upcoming season, the Puppettes put on its biannual show...

Students teach others ‘how to’ be eco-friendly

Students teach others ‘how to’ be eco-friendly

Hannah Pecis, Media Editor
May 20, 2014
Filed under Multimedia, Top Stories

SEE Team hosted its annual Environmental Literacy Conference at the Discovery Center of the Brookfield Zoo during school hours May 14.  The event featured 21 workshops, led by 69 students, that taught an audience of students, parents, Zoo personnel, school administrators, and other adults how to use...

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