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Behind the scenes look at Telethon reveals Prokes’ dedication

Behind the scenes look at Telethon reveals Prokes’ dedication

Charlie Connelly, Staff Reporter
March 5, 2013
Filed under Entertainment, Featured A&E, Fine Arts, Multimedia, Reviews, Top Stories

Every year the RBEF Telethon provides funds for grants to be issued out to Riverside Brookfield students in hopes of aiding them in a variety of fields. The telethon event dates back all the way to the earliest days of television production at RB, with the initial telethon occurring in 1989. Traditionally,...

COLUMN: Why SA chose Dreams for Daniele, Pantene Beautiful Lengths

Emily Filec, Staff Reporter
February 15, 2013
Filed under Columns, Multimedia, Opinion, Top Stories

By now, I’m sure you have heard about Student Association’s spring event, Dreams for Daniele. And if you haven’t, check out Clarion’s preview story. There has been some discussion about – and opposition to – Student Association’s decision in naming Pantene Beautiful Lengths as the or...

Sectionals the end of the road for cheerleading, Puppettes

Sectionals the end of the road for cheerleading, Puppettes

Oscar Valdovinos, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2013
Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Sports Season Updates, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Varsity cheerleading season came to an end at the IHSA Sectionals, which took place at RB on January 28.  The top five finishers at Sections qualify for State.  RB did not place in the top five, though actual finish has not yet been released. It was a tough way to end a successful season, as...

SA surprises custodians with an appreciation day

SA surprises custodians with an appreciation day

Jori Zobel, Taylor Owen, Features and Lifestyles Editors
February 6, 2013
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Top Stories

In a first at RB, Student Association decided to help host a Custodians Appreciation Day.  The day, whose purpose was to thank the custodians for their work, included a lunch for the day shift and a dinner for the night shift. In a joint statement, the custodial staff said, "We were pleasantly surprised...

Flashback: Relive Mike Habayeb’s half-court shot from Pack the Place

Flashback:  Relive Mike Habayeb’s half-court shot from Pack the Place

Staff
February 1, 2013
Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On January 16, at the second annual Special Olympics "Pack the Place" basketball game, athlete Mike Habayeb was asked to demonstrate a half-court shot.  If you were not there to see the results, take a look at this video package that was put together and edited by volunteer assistant coach Len Benbenek...

Classical Madrigals music comes to Peoria

Classical Madrigals music comes to Peoria

Staff
January 31, 2013
Filed under Entertainment, Featured A&E, Fine Arts, Multimedia, Top Stories

In a special honor, the 2012-13 Madrigals performed at the Riverside Community Church in Peoria in front of the Illinois Music Educators Conference on Saturday, January 26, sponsored and directed by Fine Arts Department Chair Diane Marelli. Madrigals parent Michael Tomecek was kind enough to edit and ar...

What did RB do over Winter Break?

Lauren Kreiss and Lewis Rogers
January 18, 2013
Filed under Featured Multimedia, Multimedia

Garrett Snyder, Brennan Denny, Mickaela and Karli Rivera, and more headline our video montage of how your classmates and teachers spent their Holiday Break.  Come and take a look!

Shenanigans’ winter performance rocked our socks

Put a Sock in it

"Put a Sock in it!" was truly an amazing show, that to whomever witnessed it, will have everlasting funny memories.

Our Rating: 10 out of 10

Charlie Connelly, Staff Reporter
December 22, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Featured A&E, Fine Arts, Multimedia, Reviews, Top Stories

With a number of extremely talented and truly funny seniors leaving the Shenanigan’s stage last year, there was no doubt that this year’s group had major hopes to live up to. With last year's ensemble being so hysterical, the Shenanigan’s troupe this year, led by first year sponsor Tom Dignan,...

Sharp’s goodbye marked with tears, hugs, and Halloween

Katie Maxwell, Editor-in-Chief
December 22, 2012
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Top Stories

The Main Office was a strange sight to behold on Monday, December 17th. Christmas trees were covered in cobwebs, ghouls sat in chairs, and a certain principal was dressed like Cruella DevilIe. The holiday party had been hijacked in order to celebrate Betty Sharp’s retirement. Sharp, whose favorite...

Backstage pass to RDE Winter Concert

Backstage pass to RDE Winter Concert

Christine Vassos, Staff Reporter
December 13, 2012
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Q&A, Top Stories

The RBHS Repertory Dance Ensemble presented their Winter Dance Concert "Illuminate" on Thursday, December 13th at 7:00P.M. in RB’s Main Auditorium.  The show takes a lot of work and time to put together because we do not just open the curtain, turn on the lights, and start dancing. You might be q...

Highlights from the Holiday Concert

Highlights from the Holiday Concert

Staff
December 12, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Featured A&E, Fine Arts, Multimedia, Top Stories

Did you miss your chance to attend the 2012 RB Holiday Concert?  Clarion was there to take video and package the highlights.  Check out what you might have missed and enjoy some sounds of the season.

Riverside Holiday Stroll offers Santa, lights, treats, and more

Riverside Holiday Stroll offers Santa, lights, treats, and more

Renee Miedlar, Public Relations Editor
December 6, 2012
Filed under Lifestyles, Multimedia, Slideshow, Top Stories

On Friday, November 30th, Riverside held its 38th annual Holiday Stroll between 5:30 and 9 p.m..  The community gathered at the water tower at 5:45 to see the arrival of Santa Claus and the watch him flip the master switch to turn on all the lights on the Christmas trees. After he performed the Tree L...

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