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Thespians take stage to serve community

Elyse Schneider, Staff Reporter

Thespians, the Theatre National Honors Society, does more than just theater itself; within the NCHS organization the 18 Thespian members give back to their community through fundraisers. The act on stage, but take community action as well. The group meets outside of the theater to volunteer and to raise money for organizations in town; their main goal is to give back to th...  Read More »

NCHS Colorguard falls short at West Invitational

Sam Scheltens, Staff Reporter

The NCHS Colorguard didn’t place as well as they had hoped at the Normal West Invitational on September 24. After the guard was awarded with ‘Best Auxiliary’, for an outstanding performance by a color guard,  and achieved Grand Champion in all classes, in Class 3A in Morton on September 17, they had high hopes. But September 24, at Normal West, the color guard was ...  Read More »

Best Buddies builds relationships

Becca Merrill, Associate Editor

The Best Buddies chapter at NCHS is now reviewing  all applications for students hoping to be paired with a “buddy”, other students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, for the 2016-2017 school year. Best Buddies is an organization within schools that foster one-to-one relationships between students with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities...  Read More »

Impromptu drum major leads Marching Iron to success

Impromptu drum major leads Marching Iron to success

Adam Reinhardt, Staff Reporter

After placing second overall on September 24, the NCHS marching band placed first overall at Illinois Wesleyan on October 1 -- without their head drum major. In the absence of Chad Ca...  Read More »

Fashion club premieres at NCHS

Fashion club premieres at NCHS

Melissa Schill, Editor in Chief

Fashion club founders Sanjana Saxena and Pavani Nukala led the new club's first meeting, with sponsor Mrs. Laura Thomas, on Thursday, September 15. Saxena and Nukala notic...  Read More »

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Rally held by students

Rally held by students

Keyairah Sinclair, Staff Reporter

NCHS students and staff have had enough of the skepticism and the confusion. The silence had to come to an end. In order to attempt to do something about the trying experien...  Read More »

Uproar over new busing system

Uproar over new busing system

Becca Merrill, Senior Reporter

Every new school year brings changes, some larger than others. But the 2016-2017 school year brought the largest change of my 12 years in Unit 5. This...  Read More »

Editorial Cartoon: ‘The Shining’ – Here’s Johnny

Editorial Cartoon: ‘The Shining’ – Here’s Johnny

Lydia Ochs, Staff Reporter

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Editorial Cartoon: Birdie Sanders

Editorial Cartoon: Birdie Sanders

Taylor Railey, Staff Reporter

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  • Tackling the tampon tax
  • Editorial Cartoon: Two-faced Cruz
  • OP/ED: School start times
  • Is this a joke? Misclassifying comedies
  • Editorial Cartoon: Words – a loaded weapon

Ironmen fall 57-60 to Central Catholic

Ashleigh Brady, Staff Reporter

Neon orange, sapphire blue, metallic grey, eggplant purple, and forest green. The Shirk Center stands were reminiscent of an artist’s palette. Fans ...  Read More »

Iron Dance Team pirouettes into new division

Iron Dance Team pirouettes into new division

Madison Mason, Staff Reporter

The pressure is on for the girls of the NCHS dance team: this year, they have been moved up from a division 2A group to 3A by the IHSA. The division is...  Read More »

Edge looks for redemption; Dunn for big things

Nick Schaber, Staff Reporter

The Bloomington Edge defense looks to improve on 8-6 record, expecting tailback Darrelynn Dunn to be a large contributor. Darrelynn Dunn, a staff m...  Read More »

Lady Iron takes W out of West

Ashleigh Brady, Staff Reporter

Everyone in the stands, Ironman or Wildcat, held their breath as the Lady Iron served on game point. It had been a long night full of cheering, groanin...  Read More »

  • Lady Iron volley past Danville
  • JV soccer team falls short at Edwardsville
  • ‘Shooting for 2020’: Ariola sets sights on Olympic trials
  • Intercity: Girls cross country battles, finishes 2nd
  • Photo Gallery: Orange and Black scrimmage
Normal Community's student news
Normal Community's student news