• Guilty! Jason Van Dyke convicted of murder

    Guilty! Jason Van Dyke convicted of murder

    Alondra Alvarez, Staff Writer

    November 2, 2018

      Jason Van Dyke, a white Chicago police officer, was found guilty of second-degree murder Oct. 5, nearly four years after he shot and killed LaQuan McDonald,a black 17-year-old holding a knife. Thirteen months after the shooting on Nov. 24, 2015,police released a dash cam video of the shooting. Th...

    Jason Van Dyke, a Chicago police officer, was found guilty of second-degree murder Oct. 5 for the shooting of LaQuan McDonald.


  • Not Just A Notification

    Not Just A Notification

    Paola Bahena, Staff Writer

    November 1, 2018

    It was almost the end of seventh hour when a loud buzzing and beeping echoed from nearly every student's and teacher’s phone. People who checked the notification read, “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No Action is Needed.” Most people  did not know how to react...

    The Presidential Alert had everyone looking at their phones.

    Photo from Pexels

  • Sexual Allegations towards Brett Kavanaugh

    Sexual Allegations towards Brett Kavanaugh

    Angela Lee Tucker, staff writer

    October 12, 2018

    President Donald Trump was planning on nominating Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court on July 9. The plan was for Kavanaugh to replace retiring  Justice Anthony Kennedy. Kavanaugh’s nomination had been put on hold after allegations of sexual assault. After a hearing, Kavanaugh was confirmed to the ...

    Brett Kavanaugh is clear for the Supreme Court and people are upset about it.


  • Join the Club!

    Join the Club!

    Paola Bahena, Staff Writer

    October 12, 2018

    To any student in a club, it’s no doubt that participation in extracurricular activities has a positive correlation to students’ lives in high school.  According to the source National Center for Educational Statistics, which is a source that shows statistics about students in high school, 30.6% ...

    Students gather in a circle to start their meeting. Sister to Sister meets on Thursdays.

    Jade Wright

  • Honoring Heritage

    Honoring Heritage

    Gema Dominguez, Staff Writer

    October 11, 2018

    Hispanic Heritage Month is a unique time where all the proud Hispanics of the United States gather around as they celebrate their roots and bring to life the traditions of their ancestors. Hispanic Heritage Month, which started Sept. 15 and goes until Oct. 15, is especially important and popular for stude...

    Sugar skulls were one of the many decorations adorning the halls at RLHS in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

    Sam Brand on Unsplash

  • The Welcoming of Infinite Campus

    The Welcoming of Infinite Campus

    October 10, 2018

    After anxiously trying to figure out how to check her grades on Infinite Campus, Round Lake High School Junior Jayda Delatorre complained to her teacher about the new student information system that Round Lake Area Schools District 116 implemented on August 6. Previously, all District 116 schools u...

    Junior, Cindy Patino looking at the Infinite Campus app.

    Andrea Gutierrez

  • March for the Vote

    March for the Vote

    Michelle Polanco, Women's March

    October 4, 2018

    Women’s march organizer, Vanessa Wruble , is planning another rally at Grant Park in Chicago on Oct 13, in order to influence voter participation and to honor first-time voters who inspired the nation to fight for equality towards women. The march will start  at 9:00 a.m. in Grant Park Chicago ...

    A participant holds a sign at one of the previous women's marches.


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