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

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

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Abby: Hit the spot

Abby Ruebush, Senior Staff Reporter Oct 26, 2022

The scariest thing to happen to me so far this spooky season?  Opening an unassuming Insomnia Cookies box to find a dessert alarmingly shrouded with shiny sprinkles and bloodlike red velvet frosting:...

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Dylan: Hit the spot

Dylan Wehmeyer, Senior Staff Reporter Oct 26, 2022

Michael Myers. Freddy Krueger. Jason Voorhees. Ghostface. All fear-instilling figures. All the stuff of nightmares. After opening the Insomnia Cookies' box, I could add another name to that list -- the...

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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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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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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. Normal West [video]

Tyler Chapman, Senior Staff Reporter Sep 19, 2022

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By the Numbers: Volleyball vs. Bloomington [video]

Tyler Chapman, Senior Staff Reporter Sep 19, 2022

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By the Numbers: Volleyball vs. U-High [video]

Tyler Chapman, Senior Staff Reporter Sep 19, 2022

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By the Numbers: Volleyball vs. Central Catholic [video]

Tyler Chapman, Senior Staff Reporter Sep 19, 2022

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Shifts & constants

Apr 8, 2022

Witzig’s four years playing point guard for Morton High School, “got [him] interested in basketball, [in] high school basketball,” Witzig said. “They had a great team that was undefeated… until...

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An Ironmen-tality

Apr 8, 2022

Then, something clicked. Community overcame the double-digit deficit, defeating U-High 42-38. Mr. Matthew Schweinberg, who was a senior then, playing combo guard on Witzig’s 2000-01 squad, credited...

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Up & downs

Apr 8, 2022

In 28 seasons, there have been plenty of times for things to not work out in the Iron’s favor. A game against West comes to mind for Witzig, a game where the Wildcats took home the Regional crown. “I...

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Hall of Fame caliber

Apr 8, 2022

With five years before his retirement as a teacher, Witzig has no plan of calling it quits as head varsity basketball coach at Community. After 23 seasons, 468 wins, two State appearances, 10 Regional...

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