• How To Get Through A Hard Time

    How To Get Through A Hard Time

    Kim Krieger, Staff writer

    May 11, 2017

    “She just wanted a nice retirement, but unfortunately she died before she got the chance,” Kaitlyn Mcwane, a sophomore at Round Lake High School said, as she remembered her grandmother. When Mcwane’s grandmother was diagnosed with cancer, Mcwane really struggled with the news. “ But even when fa...

    This picture perfectly represents how an individual can overcome hard times and shine through the clouds

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  • New School, Fresh Start

    New School, Fresh Start

    Taylor Sears, Staff Writer

    May 9, 2017

    Starting a new school has got to be one of the most frightening things anyone has to face. It’s even more frightening when you have spent your entire life in a small town, and are faced with moving hours away to start college. It’s like a HUGE restart to a whole new chapter of a book and the reader...

  • Prom Day 2017

    Prom Day 2017

    Melissa Orozco, Staff Writer

    May 6, 2017

    Prom! Prom! Prom! Prom! Prom! Rings through the speakers and the social media posts and in the ears of students everywhere; upperclassmen giggle like it’s an inside joke and then it’s officially Prom Day at Round Lake Senior High School. While the day was bright, the afternoon quickly became a downpour...

    A view of the Chicago skyline from "The Mystic Blue"on prom night.

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  • A brighter view: an autistic point of view

    A brighter view: an autistic point of view

    Ana Hernandez, Staff Writer

    April 28, 2017

    Anyone who goes to a Hispanic party  knows that first thing you hear is music—loud music.  It is a normal part of any gathering, but for 5 year-old year Adan Barrera living in Round Lake, it was painful. Adan was bothered by the noise, which caused him to behave in an annoyed aggressive behavior by s...

    Adan Barrera attends an autism walk in April 2013, when he was four years old.

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  • SENIORS: Graduation Information

    SENIORS: Graduation Information

    Flor Leon

    April 24, 2017

    The moment is getting closer, and soon Round Lake High School’s seniors will take part in a ceremony to give a  final farewell to the four years of their high school experience. To the seniors, eager to graduate, or to the ones not ready to say goodbye, here is a rundown of important dates and happeni...

    These updates will help you be prepared for graduation day.

  • Acceptance, Understanding, and Love

    Acceptance, Understanding, and Love

    Paola Solis, Staff writer

    April 21, 2017

    On April 4, Mrs. Pamela Weichselbaum, a social worker at Round Lake High School organized an Autism Awareness project that took place during all lunch periods. Students pledged understanding and kindness towards those who have autism. Weichselbaum was overwhelmed by the response by the school. It is ...

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  • It Is Okay To Ask For Help

    It Is Okay To Ask For Help

    Misty Schlichtenmyer, Staff Writer

    March 18, 2017

    “It feels like running after something but not being able to reach it, no matter how hard I try,” a fellow peer at Round Lake High School stated. She said living with depression has been, hands down, the hardest thing she has ever had to do. “After losing my mother, I fell into a very deep depress...

    It is okay to ask for help when you need it, there are many people that are here for you.

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  • Summer Learn and Grow

    Summer Learn and Grow

    Berenice Lazaro, Staff Writer

    March 17, 2017

    A variety of plants flourish as summer comes around with sunshine and warmth. Sometimes summer comes around so quickly, it's unrecognizable, similar to the Summer Learn and Grow program that's been a bit incognito to the students at the Round Lake High School. The Summer Learn and Grow Program works wi...

    Students inspecting the quality of plant leaves.

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  • We Dream Club

    We Dream Club

    Juan Medrano, Staff Writer

    March 17, 2017

    All students in Round Lake High School have dreams and goals they want to reach in life, such as graduating and going to college. Round Lake High School We Dream Club wants to help every undocumented student be able to graduate and actually reach his or her goal. According to Educators for fair considera...

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  • Out of This World

    Out of This World

    Zainy Tareen, Staff Writer

    March 15, 2017

    Everyone waited impatiently, shifting small bags filled with personal items, from hand to hand.The intercom called out names, letting people know when they were able to move forward onto the spaceship. After a few minutes, Ella’s name was called and she put together her things and walked towards the ...

    Space astronaut

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How To Get Through A Hard Time

How To Get Through A Hard Time

Kim Krieger, Staff writer

“She just wanted a nice retirement, but unfortunately she died before she got the chance,” Kaitlyn Mcwane, a sophomore at Round Lake High School said, as she remembered her grandmother. When Mcwane’s grandmother wa...

May 11, 2017No Comments

New School, Fresh Start

New School, Fresh Start

Taylor Sears, Staff Writer

Starting a new school has got to be one of the most frightening things anyone has to face. It’s even more frightening when you have spent your entire life in a small town, and are faced with moving hours away to start college....

May 9, 2017No Comments

Prom Day 2017

Prom Day 2017

Melissa Orozco, Staff Writer

Prom! Prom! Prom! Prom! Prom! Rings through the speakers and the social media posts and in the ears of students everywhere; upperclassmen giggle like it’s an inside joke and then it’s officially Prom Day at Round Lake...

May 6, 2017No Comments

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The Future Of Round Lake Baseball

The Future Of Round Lake Baseball

Leo Garcia, Staff Writer

Windy Saturday mornings are the perfect time to play baseball. Actually, windy weather is the complete opposite of perfect weather for baseball. Outfielders dread windy days because it leaves them vulnerable when trying to ...

April 24, 2017No Comments

  • Champions Once Again April 23, 2017
  • Panthers Varsity Takes Three Wins April 21, 2017
  • Tennis Team Launches Season With A Win April 21, 2017
  • The End: Round Lake Boys Sophomore basketball March 17, 2017

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How To Get Through A Hard Time

How To Get Through A Hard Time

Kim Krieger, Staff writer

“She just wanted a nice retirement, but unfortunately she died before she got the chance,” Kaitlyn Mcwane, a sophomore at Round Lake High School said, as she remembered her grandmother. When Mcwane...

May 11, 2017No Comments

Proms from the Past

April 27, 2017

Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

April 25, 2017

Tough Choices: Options for pregnant teens

Tough Choices: Options for pregnant teens

April 23, 2017

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