Making our mark in any medium... the official student news of Normal Community High School

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Making our mark in any medium... the official student news of Normal Community High School

Inkspot

Making our mark in any medium... the official student news of Normal Community High School

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Sweet Spot: Volume Two

Sweet Spot: Volume Two

Nothing Bundt Cakes' Pumpkin Spice Bundtlet review
Abby Ruebush and Mallory Thomison Oct 5, 2022

Each week, the Sweet Spot puts desserts from eateries around town to the test, deciding whether they hit the spot or miss the mark. Two Inkspot staffers review each product based on taste, presentation...

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Mallory: Hit the spot

Mallory Thomison, Staff Reporter Oct 5, 2022

The smell of bonfires, the taste of S’mores.  Short sleeves traded for sweaters, sandals for boots.  Ice cold lemonade turns to hot apple cider.  Pictures posted from Raiders, Tanners, Curtis’...

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Abby: Hit the spot

Abby Ruebush, Senior Staff Reporter Oct 5, 2022

From donuts to pie, cupcakes to ice cream, there’s no better way to get in the fall spirit than with a pumpkin-flavored dessert.  My expectations entering Nothing Bundt Cakes to sample their seasonal...

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Abby Ruebush recaps the highlights of Homecoming week 2022 in this special edition of Spot Shorts.

Homecoming News Briefs

Homecoming week recap
Abby Ruebush, Senior Staff Reporter Oct 4, 2022

Friday’s Homecoming football game and Saturday’s dance wrapped up a week of festivities. Read how Community celebrated Homecoming 2022 below.   Virtual assembly kicks off Homecoming week  The...

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News Briefs for Sep. 17 – Sep. 30

News Briefs for Sep. 17 – Sep. 30

Avani Rai, Senior Staff Reporter Sep 30, 2022

SkillsUSA National champion recognized at School Board meeting Katelyn Olson (’24) was recognized at Unit 5’s September Board meeting for earning a gold medal in the Medical Terminology event at...

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Senior Cemeron Thierry put the Ironmen up early over Bloomington, scoring on a 37-yard touchdown run on the first series of the contest. The Ironmen would win 35-7 to improve to 2-3 on the season.

Ironmen face Danville in must-win matchup

Ironmen need to win out to extend streak of 25-straight playoff appearances
Jeffery Woodard, Staff Reporter Sep 30, 2022

Following a 1-3 start, Community’s 35-7 win over Bloomington on Friday kept the Ironmen’s playoff hopes alive. With the Big 12 Conference title out of reach, the Ironmen will need to win out in...

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On the Spot: Ep. 3 – ‘Homecoming Hopes & Hype’ [video]

Anna Dunne and Avani Rai Sep 29, 2022
Anna Dunne and Avani Rai took to the halls to ask students, staff what they were excited about for Homecoming 2022
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By the Numbers: Ironmen vs. Danville [video]

Dylan Wehmeyer, Senior Staff Reporter Sep 29, 2022
See how the Ironmen match up against Week 6 football opponent Danville.
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Mrs. Megan Freymann, co-Senior Class Board sponsor, sold Homecoming dance tickets during 4th hour lunch Wednesday when the alloted 700 in-person tickets to the second session sold out.

Limited second session Homecoming tickets remain

Inkspot Staff, Inkspot Staff Sep 28, 2022

Less than 20 tickets remain for the second Homecoming dance session, with online ticket sales closing Thursday at 11:59 p.m.  The Senior Class Board, said Board co-sponsor Mrs. Jennifer Kelly, decided...

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Avani: Missed the mark

Avani Rai, Senior Staff Reporter Sep 26, 2022

I could bask in that perfect pumpkin scent of fall-flavored food every day for the rest of my life. It's the first thing I look forward to when the blankets come out and the leaves start to turn. When...

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Sweet Spot: Volume One

Sweet Spot: Volume One

Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cheese muffin review
Avani Rai and Marielsie Iglesias Sep 26, 2022

Each week, the Sweet Spot puts desserts from eateries around town to the test, deciding whether they hit the spot or miss the mark. Two Inkspot staffers review each product based on taste, presentation...

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Marielsie: Missed the mark

Marielsie Iglesias, Senior Staff Reporter Sep 26, 2022

Pumpkin and I have a love-hate relationship.  Pumpkin bars? Adore them. Pumpkin pie? Despise it.  When Starbucks released its fall offerings this year on Friday, Aug. 30, the Pumpkin Cream...

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By the Numbers: Volleyball vs. Intercity competition [video]

By the Numbers: Volleyball vs. Intercity competition [video]

Tyler Chapman, Senior Staff Reporter Sep 23, 2022
Lady Iron volleyball head into Intercity with a 7-6 record; see how they stack up against their Intercity competition
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Senior Spotlight 9/21: Emma Conover

Senior Spotlight 9/21: Emma Conover

Abby Ruebush, Senior Staff Reporter Sep 22, 2022

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On the Spot: Ep. 2 – ‘Long Live the Queen’ [video]

The Queen of England, Elizabeth II, passed away on Sep. 8 at 96. The Inkspot asked Community students and staff about their thoughts on the Queen’s passing. Check out their 'On the Spot' answers.
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