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Mural painting carries on the spirit of a neverending summer

Mural painting carries on the spirit of a neverending summer

Rachael Kluba, Staff Reporter
September 22, 2012
Filed under Lifestyles, Multimedia, Top Stories

Every Thursday until Homecoming, the Student Association has been gathering in the math hall to paint murals for the dance.  With this year's theme being Neverending Summer, the school is getting ready to be thrown into a beach atmosphere. SA Executive Board member Emma Veon said, "[This year's mural...

Robby Sings the Hallway Classics: “Call Me, Maybe”

Robby Filec, Staff Reporter
September 19, 2012
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The ever-changing hallway music has become part of our everyday life at RB.  We all find ourselves singing along to it, whether we like it or not.  Clarion reporter Robby Filec takes this obsession to a new high (or low) by sharing his renditions of the hallway hits with you.  Look for updates weekly!

SEE Team is on the ropes

Staff, Staff
September 17, 2012
Filed under Multimedia

Surviving high school can often seem like a high wire balancing act.  SEE Team took that thought literally last week, as they participated in a high ropes, team building field trip at the Irons Oaks nature center in Olympia Fields.  Students spend over an hour thirty feet in the air, working on trust...

More buck for the bark

More buck for the bark

Robby Filec, Staff Reporter
September 13, 2012
Filed under Multimedia, News, Top Stories

Surely you’ve seen the signs and heard the announcements, and maybe even seen the lockers, or even received a Bulldog Buck. Yet what is this Bulldog Pride that everyone is talking about? Why is it here? “Bulldog Pride was a collaborative decision from Department Chairs and Administration aimed...

SEE Teamers back in the field again

SEE Teamers back in the field again

Taylor Owen, Lifestyles Editor
September 10, 2012
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Slideshow

After a one year hiatus, SEE Team is back in action again. In the Spring of 2011, after the referendum failure, the school board had to begin to cut costs in the budget. The School of Environmental Education Team was at the top of the list due to the high costs in field trips, liaisons and an extra...

Class of 2016 makes its grand entrance

Class of 2016 makes its grand entrance

Candice Shelbrack, Media Editor
August 29, 2012
Filed under Featured Multimedia, Multimedia, Top Stories

In what has become a new tradition at Riverside Brookfield High School, members of the Class of 2016 were greeted by cheering upperclassmen and a high-fiving Assistant Principal John Passarella as they entered the building on their first day of school.  Clarion was there to take the video and let you...

What did YOU do over Winter Break?

What did YOU do over Winter Break?

Join staff reporters Lauren Kreiss and Mickaela Rivera as they survey RB students and staff to find out what they did with their vacation time.

Lauren Kreiss and Mickaela Rivera, Staff Reporters
January 25, 2012
Filed under Featured Multimedia, Multimedia, Other Videos, Top Stories

Watch along as staff reporters Lauren Kreiss and Mickaela Rivera interview RB students and staff to find out what they did with their vacation time.  Rest assured, Assistant Principal John Passarella eventually does give an answer by the end of the video.

Q&A: Mystery author Michael Harvey

Michael Harvey is a Chicago-area journalist and mystery writer. He was brought to RB by English teacher Larry Forberg to speak about his writing with students.

Jerry Losos, Staff Reporter
December 21, 2011
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Q&A

English teacher Larry Forberg had a chance to bring in Chicago-area mystery writer and journalist Michael Harvey to speak with his students.  Harvey's debut novel was The Chicago Way.  His most recent published novel is We All Fall Down.  Clarion was there to videotape his talk with students....

Telethon raises over $19,000 for RBEF grants

Telethon raises over $19,000 for RBEF grants

Jeffrey Krikie, Staff Reporter
November 29, 2011
Filed under Featured Multimedia, Multimedia, News, Top Stories

On Saturday, November 12, 2011, the RBTV and the RBEF hosted the annual telethon in the auditorium at RBHS. It ran from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. The telethon started in 1987 and has been giving grants to schools since then. The telethon was broadcast on RBTV and they gave away gift certificates, graduation...

RB’s Got Talent

Jerry Losos, Staff Reporter
October 20, 2011
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A new feature of Spirit Week was the first annual "RB's Got Talent" talent show.  Auditions were held previous to Spirit Week and judged by members of the Fine Arts Department.  Candidates who made it through auditions performed in front of a live audience.  TJ Ketchmark, who performed stage magic,...

“It Can Wait” sends a message to classrooms

“It Can Wait” sends a message to classrooms

Marisa Jensen, Staff Reporter
October 19, 2011
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Other Videos

A video about texting and driving has recently been shown to some classes through the English Department. Many teens text and drive despite the dangers.   "It Can Wait," a video distributed by AT&T, aims to stop that habit. “It Can Wait” consists of several videos from people with different...

Student chefs star in North Riverside chili cook-off

Student chefs star in North Riverside chili cook-off

Robby Filec, Staff Reporter
October 5, 2011
Filed under Featured Multimedia, Features, Multimedia, Other Videos

Seniors Joe Sauer and Brian Brown and sophomore Mark Vander Naald showed off their cooking acumen in the North Riverside chili cook off.  While Sauer and Vander Naald were in attendance, Brown missed the event due to a scheduling conflict with football. The event was part of the suburb's Autumn Fest...

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