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Hair styles for prom

Kelsey Hinshaw, News

April 22, 2013

Prom night is closely approaching and it can be stressful finding the perfect hairstyle. Luckily there is no need to waste hours endlessly searching for the perfect look because here are the top 5 Prom Hairdos according to beauty.about.com. On top of everything, spending days shopping for the perfect dress can take a lot out of someone. So take a break from the madness and check out these looks. 1. The Messy Updo Most girls long to be able to look flawless without it appearing as if they have been trying for hours to look perfect. This chaotic, yet classy, updo is just...

ISU photography adventure

ISU photography adventure

March 5, 2013

From March 18 through May 9, some of the astonishing photos taken by about 50 Ironmen, will be on display at the ISU art gallery. These lucky students were apart of an ISU art project called the T.E.A.M. Series, which permits select ISU students to come to other schools,such as our own, and teach photography classes. The teachers who came to NCHS gave...

The Dinky Camera

The Dinky Camera

January 26, 2013

 This “Lytro Light Field” camera is a new revolutionary way of capturing an image so you are able to focus and re-focus the image after you’ve taken it. Because of this, there is no shutter delay, which means the second you press the shutter button you immediately capture the image. The exciting new camera is totally different than any other camera. I...

Talk About A Head Turner

Kelsey Hinshaw, News

January 25, 2013

Custom officials at the O’Hare International Airport in Chicago were in for a huge surprise last week when they found 18 frozen heads in an X-ray screening. Contrary to people’s initial beliefs, no foul play was involved. Thankfully, the heads were being used for medical research in Italy, and were in the process of being shipped back to Illinois for cremation. Apparently, transporting body parts is just another day at work for the director of the Anatomical Gift Association of Illinois Paul Dudek. “Just last week, we transported eight heads, un-embalmed, to Rush...

Gizmon Clip-on Lenses for iOS Camera

Gizmon Clip-on Lenses for iOS Camera

January 10, 2013

Though the iPhone cameras have proven to work beyond expectation, the company Gizmon has created a clip on lens for the iOS phones. Gizmon's version of the clip on lens is much better than all of the previous attempts at making a improved camera. There has been the SLR lens attachment, and the polarized lenses cases, and of course the case with the...

Semester Recap

Semester Recap

December 20, 2012

Now that the semester is winding down and coming to an end, it is important to reflect on the things that have happened so far here at NCHS. For the seniors who are graduating early, these are the final weeks of your high school career. Throughout the crazy changes and unexpected events that have occurred this semester, Normal Community High School...

Upcoming Trend: Caviar Nail Polish

Upcoming Trend: Caviar Nail Polish

November 28, 2012

The world of cosmetics is constantly changing, which makes it difficult to keep up with the fluctuating trends. Fortunately, I found one trend that is sure to stick around for a while. The nail polish, Caviar by Ciaté, has become an over night sensation. People are discovering this unique brand and it will soon be very hard to come by. There has never...

NCHS Madrigal Dinner

Kelsey Hinshaw, News

November 28, 2012

NCHS is hosting their annual Madrigals dinner, which will be held Friday, November 30th at 6:30 p.m., and Saturday, December 1st at 1:00 p.m. The dinner and show will be held in the multipurpose room, which is located at the east end of the school by the fishbowl. If you come on Friday, you will be treated to a royal feast as well as a musical performance that will blow you away. Saturday’s performance will be equally as amazing, but instead of eating a full course meal, you will be enjoying a wonderful array of cheesecakes. Come and see the NCHS Madrigals, it will be...

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