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Unique annual assembly marks RB’s Veteran’s Day celebration

Unique annual assembly marks RB’s Veteran’s Day celebration

Lauren Grimaldi, Staff Reporter
November 19, 2012
Filed under Multimedia, News, Top Stories

On Monday, November 12th, Riverside Brookfield High School held its annual Veteran’s Day assembly. Over eighty veterans, representing all branches of the military, were in attendance and they took part in an all school assembly that included performances from the school band and choirs.  The assemb...

Lions, and tigers, and the RB Band… oh my!

Hannah Pecis and Isabel Pena
November 9, 2012
Filed under Multimedia

Lions are pretty scary, but not as scary as the RB Band apparently.  At the request of the Brookfield Zoo, Fine Arts teacher James Baum brought the RB Band over to play as loudly as they could in order to desensitize one of the Zoo's lions to noise.  Listen closely and you might hear the familiar tune...

Blog Undefined: SEE Team inspired by End Zone Garden

Blog Undefined:  SEE Team inspired by End Zone Garden

Alexia Kingzette, Staff Reporter
November 9, 2012
Filed under Blogs, Multimedia, Opinion, Top Stories

Definition #3 Garden (According to Mr. Webster) 1. Planted area of ground: a plot of ground where plants such as fruits, vegetables, or flowers are grown 2. Park: a park or recreational area for the public, generally planted with flowers, bushes, and trees (often used in the plural) 3. Farming r...

Sandy has us asking how RB teaches climate change

Sandy has us asking how RB teaches climate change

Rachael Kluba, Staff Reporter
November 9, 2012
Filed under Columns, Multimedia, Opinion, Top Stories

While some people are still arguing about whether or not climate change is real, for years countries' carbon footprints - not just the United State's but everybody's - have expanded and emissions have grown.  We, the world, have had a hand in causing the melting of the polar ice caps, the planet's changing...

Fall Orchestra concert gives soundtrack to the season

Nick Kirkines, A&E Editor
November 6, 2012
Filed under Featured Multimedia, Multimedia

If you did not get a chance to attend the Fall Orchestra Concert, sneak a peek at some video highlights with Clarion.  Can you spot the little sign that this concert was in preparation for Halloween?

Robby Sings the Hallway Classics: Where It All Began

Robby Filec, Staff Reporter
October 24, 2012
Filed under Multimedia, Robby Sings the Hallway Classics

Did you ever wonder how Robby came up with his ingenious singing idea?  It all began last year in the RB Library.  Hear the story and watch the video!

Hanging out with our Best Buddies at Sonny Acres

Hanging out with our Best Buddies at Sonny Acres

Katie Maxwell and Christine Vassos
October 18, 2012
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Top Stories

Best Buddies club enjoyed a day of sun, pumpkins, and fresh air at Sonny Acres Farm.  Attractions included petting the animals, a giant slide, and just appreciating Autumn.  Check out Clarion's audio slideshow of the event.

Sasha Kotur wins RB’s Got Talent

Sasha Kotur wins RB’s Got Talent

William Voorhees, Staff Reporter
October 18, 2012
Filed under Multimedia, Top Stories

Last year, TJ Ketchmark won the first RB's Got Talent show with his prestidigitation.  This year, Ketchmark hosted and RB rapper Sasha Kotur took home the title.  If you missed the show, catch Clarion's highlights on video.

Robby Sings the Hallway Classics: It’s My Life

Robby Sings the Hallway Classics:  It’s My Life

Robby Filec, Staff Reporter
October 10, 2012
Filed under Featured Multimedia, Multimedia, Robby Sings the Hallway Classics

He's all painted up for Homecoming week and rocking out to Bon Jovi.  We know you sing along to our hallway music every day.  Robby Filec's just doing it on video for the whole world to see.  Keep your eyes tuned on this recurring feature to see what he'll be singing next!

New Fine Arts DC Marelli still singing with the choir

New Fine Arts DC Marelli still singing with the choir

Nick Kirkines, A&E Editor
October 10, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Featured A&E, Fine Arts, Multimedia

The Spring Musical will be coming back to RB in a few months, but for now, students, staff, parents and community members were able to enjoy the first Choir concert of the year.  Clarion was there, so if you missed it, you can hear and see some of the highlights.

Cooking chili while it’s chilly

Cooking chili while it’s chilly

Christine Vassos, Staff Reporter
October 10, 2012
Filed under Lifestyles, Multimedia

Last year, we watched some amazing dance moves at the North Riverside Chili Cookoff, but this year our eyes and tastebuds were on the delicious chili itself.  If you did not get a chance to attend the event, come along with reporter Christine Vassos as she meets the RB chefs and surveys the student...

Social media transforms AP Art Studio classroom

Social media transforms AP Art Studio classroom

Candice Shelbrack, Media Editor
September 22, 2012
Filed under Featured Multimedia, Features, Multimedia

Texts, tweets, likes, fans, instagrams.  It's hard to keep up with it all.  AP Art Studio teacher Suzanne Zimmerman is following the trend though.  Using a web site called Today's Meet, Zimmerman has her art students present their artwork orally in front of the class, while their peers critique the...

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