Class of 2013 celebrates with a flash mob

Lindsay Page, News Editor

July 15, 2013

Graduates of 2013 participated in a flash mob at the end of their commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18. The new graduates, diplomas in hands, lightened the mood by coordinating a dance for their teary-eyed friends and families. The dance was originally choreographed by Senior Class Board members and was taught to the senior class during the graduation rehearsal four weeks prior. Senior board then uploaded and shared a video explaining and showing the flash mob dance so any one who wasn't present at the rehearsal or wanting to brush up on their dance skills could...

Alanna Santiago(12) submitted this colorful iguana into the MCAC. Photo courtesy of Ms. Kelly.

NCHS students to participate in the McLean County Amateur Art Competition

March 7, 2013

Nine NCHS students have had artwork selected to compete in the 86th annual McLean County Amateur Art Competition at the McLean County Art Center in downtown Bloomington on Sunday, March 3. 12 out of the 21 submitted pieces of NCHS artwork accepted by the competition. Their work has the opportunity to win first or second in one or more of the four cate...

Cars don’t Hit Cars… People do.

Lindsay Page, News Editor

February 25, 2013

The NCHS parking lot has been a topic many of us complain about on a daily basis: "So and So drives too slowly," "that person is a maniac-driver," "why isn't this line moving any faster?" "Why won't that jerk just let someone in for once?" We've all heard or said at least one of these comments, however, no one is answering us. The jerks don't let anyone in, the white-knuckled drivers go through the line too slow, and students are still getting into accidents. It makes us wonder, what is the common thread between all of these situations, and how can we resolve it? People....

Crushing the Administration

Lindsay Page, News Editor

January 22, 2013

As much as we would like to avoid adults in school, there is no denying that any decision made by these (chills) authority figures affects our lives here at NCHS.  The truth of the matter is, the student body has a voice but the administration always has the last say.  It is important to each and every one of us that we are represented to the district and led by a group of people who are open to hear our voices and capable of empathizing with students. The new administration, made up of Principal David Bollmann, Associate Principal Nicole Mauer, and Assistant Principals...

2012 Early Graduates

Lindsay Page, News Editor

December 20, 2012

For some of us, the end is near. A total of 22 seniors will be graduating on December 21, 2012. "I'm so close, but I still have to get through school," claimed Meredith Brown(12).  "Anyway, I'm so excited to get done soon." However, not all early graduates are making this decision simply to get out of school. "I see it as an honor," explained Justin Erikson(12). "I tried really hard to graduate early." After a seemingly long semester, a handful of seniors will be free to move on from their high school lives, and onto bigger and better things. "I am getting...

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School Lunch Changes

December 20, 2012

If you have any talent in observation, you have probably noticed that there have been some significant changes to the lunch menu this year in Unit 5.  However, what people don't realize is who made these changes, and what exactly those changes are. According to Kathy Kennedy, the Food Service Manager at NCHS, a number of changes such as the addition...

American Horror Story: Asylum continues to stun viewers

American Horror Story: Asylum continues to stun viewers

December 4, 2012

The newest season of the sensational program American Horror Story continues to surprise, and more importantly, scare the hell out of its viewers. With a new plot and set of character profiles, the horror phenomenon grips audiences with its use of complex and terrifying details. While the main actors remain the same, American Horror Story: Asylu...

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