• Looking Out for Yourself

    Looking Out for Yourself

    Berenice Lazaro, Staff Writer

    October 20, 2017

    It’s cold, quiet, all the walls and rooms feel the same, and the smell of hand sanitizer and emptiness creates a comforting nothingness. How did you end up here? Maybe your body just started a random revolution or maybe it's a health issue you were to afraid to speak out about until it frightened y...

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  • Creating a Safe Place

    Creating a Safe Place

    Kim Krieger, Staff Writer

    October 16, 2017

    “I’ve honestly never been to a school where there are so many different faces,”commented Alexis Phares, a junior at Round Lake High School. “I come from Tennessee, where everyone pretty much looks the same and has the same boring lifestyle as everybody else, but here, here it is different. No...

    Motivational poster hung in one of the girls' bathroom at Round Lake High School.

    Kim Krieger

  • Dreamers Can’t Be Broken

    Dreamers Can’t Be Broken

    Ana Hernandez, Staff Writer

    October 2, 2017

    Whether it was President Donald Trump’s promise to  build a wall along the Mexican border, or his tendency to make inappropriate Tweets, many people had their worries when he was inaugurated on Nov. 8.  Many struggled to see the good in our new president. It seemed like some people's worst fears...

    Some RLHS grads came back for a panel discussion about the changes in DACA. The students encourage others to keep up with their dreams of higher education, despite any policy changes.

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  • No Place Like the Powder Puff Game

    No Place Like the Powder Puff Game

    Berenice Lazaro, Staff Writer

    September 25, 2017

    Before the homecoming dance, Round Lake High School has parades, games and dress up days that excite the students for the start of a new school year. One of the main events that many students get hyped and take part in is the annual powder puff game. Girls play flag football while the boys create a dance r...

    The winning senior powder puff team gathers for a group picture after a pep rally.

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  • 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 ...

    Autism awareness heart

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Looking Out for Yourself

Looking Out for Yourself

Berenice Lazaro, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017No Comments

It’s cold, quiet, all the walls and rooms feel the same, and the smell of hand sanitizer and emptiness creates a comforting nothingness. How did you end up here? Maybe your body just started a random revolution or maybe it...

Creating a Safe Place

Creating a Safe Place

Kim Krieger, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017No Comments

“I’ve honestly never been to a school where there are so many different faces,”commented Alexis Phares, a junior at Round Lake High School. “I come from Tennessee, where everyone pretty much looks the same and has...

Dreamers Can’t Be Broken

Dreamers Can’t Be Broken

Ana Hernandez, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017No Comments

Whether it was President Donald Trump’s promise to  build a wall along the Mexican border, or his tendency to make inappropriate Tweets, many people had their worries when he was inaugurated on Nov. 8.  Many struggled...

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My Take On The Football Team

My Take On The Football Team

Kim Krieger, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017No Comments

“I really miss the team this year. Especially with how well they are doing,” said Dante Rivera, a junior that was on varsity last year. It makes sense that Rivera misses the team, since it seems to be improving. The keyword...

  • A Learning Process September 27, 2017
  • The Future Of Round Lake Baseball April 24, 2017
  • Champions Once Again April 23, 2017
  • Panthers Varsity Takes Three Wins April 21, 2017

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How To Get Through A Hard Time

How To Get Through A Hard Time

Kim Krieger, Staff writer

May 11, 2017No Comments

“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...

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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