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Carly Gillis

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter

Carly Gillis is a senior at NCHS. This is her first year on the Inkspot as a staff reporter.

Likes: Guacamole and Queso.

If I won a million dollars: I would book a visit to Australia and buy a kangaroo.
Guilty Pleasure: Netflix and chill. And plastic water bottles.

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How to make a graduation momento photo collage

How to make a graduation momento photo collage

Step by step instructions to make an initial photo collage.
Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter May 17, 2016

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Dance team performs during Spring Festival

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter Mar 22, 2016

The NCHS Dance team performed during the Spring Festival assembly on March 18. 2015-2016 has been a successful year for the team, they qualified for the IHSA State competition for the 4th consecutive time, while also placing 4th in both the Hip Hop and Lyrical categories at the Illinois Drill Team...

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Iron Ike dances to “Single Ladies”

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter Mar 22, 2016

Iron Ike, while unable to lip sync, demonstrated his dancing skills by performing Beyonce's "Single Ladies" routine during the Spring Festival assembly.

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Mr. Brad Bovenkerk lip syncs to “Old Time Rock and Roll”

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter Mar 22, 2016

Mr. Brad Bovenkerk performed to the Bob Seger classic "Old Time Rock and Roll" during the 2nd Annual Lip Sync Battle during the Spring Festival assembly on March 18.

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[Video] Kate Meulemans and Maddie McDonnell lip sync

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter Mar 22, 2016

Kate Meulemans (12) and Maddie McDonnell (12) perform along with the Smash Mouth song "All Star", the pair qualified to participate in the assembly lip sync battle by winning their lunch hour.

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Step club performs during Spring Festival

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter Mar 22, 2016

The Step club performed original choreography during the March, 18 Spring Festival assembly.

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Peyton Bergmann

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter Mar 22, 2016

Peyton Bergmann (11) lip syncs to Rihanna's hit "Unfaithful" during the Spring Festival assembly on March 18. Bergmann qualified to perform during the all school assembly by winning 4th hour on Monday, March 14.

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[Video] Lydia Ochs and Colleen Connelly lip sync “It’s Raining Men”

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter Mar 22, 2016

Lydia Ochs (12) and Colleen Connelly (12) won the 2nd Annual Lip Sync Battle performing the 1983 Weather Girls song "It's Raining Men". The duo qualified to perform at the Spring Festival assembly by winning the preliminary competition during 5th hour on Monday, March 14.

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[Video] Cast of ‘Children of Eden’ perform

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter Mar 22, 2016

The cast of the spring musical, Children of Eden, perform the work's title song. The musical opens its run on April 7.

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[Video] Andrea Crose performs “Skinny Love”

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter Mar 21, 2016

Irons Got Talent winner Andrea Crose (12) performs a cover of Bon Iver's "Skinny Love" at the Spring Festival assembly on March 18. Crose's winning performance at Irons Got Talent was the song "Not About Angels" by Birdy - who also covers "Skinny Love".

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[Video] Dance team performs Guy/Girl Dance

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter Mar 21, 2016

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[Video] Winter Guard performs “Maximum Sentence”

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter Mar 21, 2016

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Editorial Cartoon: Dangerous Apple?

Editorial Cartoon: Dangerous Apple?

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter Mar 7, 2016

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[Video] Video: Guy/ Girl Dance

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter Feb 5, 2016

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[Video] New songs, old tradition: the Guy/Girl dance

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter Feb 5, 2016

 The Normal Community dance team performed their annual “Guy/ Girl Dance” on February 2, marking the 26th anniversary of the tradition. The team has been performing the dance at the first home boys basketball game of February since the 1990s. The tradition is for the senior dance team members...

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Finding a balance: Students manage studies, extracurriculars

Finding a balance: Students manage studies, extracurriculars

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter Nov 25, 2015

Hyvee has a reputation for it’s organic food section, it’s candy store style candy aisle, it’s delivery service and having an ice cream selection stocked with flavors like blood orange. But it is also stocked with many NCHS students as employees. Including Morgan Brant. Morgan, a senior, greets...

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Leaving the legacy: Seniors carry on Infection game

Leaving the legacy: Seniors carry on “Infection” game

Carly Gillis, Staff Reporter Oct 22, 2015

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The Villains celebrating.

Photo Gallery: Ironmen volleyball tournament

Carly GIllis, Staff Reporter Sep 18, 2015

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The Villains celebrating with their coach, Riley Futch,(11) after their win.

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The Villains celebrating with their coach, Riley Futch,(11) after their win.

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The Villains celebrating  their win.

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The Villains celebrating their win.

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Jacob Gilhaus (12) waving to his fans.

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Jacob Gilhaus (12) waving to his fans.

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Alec Trela (12) spiking the ball for the Villains.

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Alec Trela (12) spiking the ball for the Villains.

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The Villains (12) preparing for the game. Hayden Stoewer, Addison Fuggit, Alec Trela, Gunnar Koenig, Andrew Jennings, Brandon Yazel and coach Riley Futch.

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The Villains (12) preparing for the game. Hayden Stoewer, Addison Fuggit, Alec Trela, Gunnar Koenig, Andrew Jennings, Brandon Yazel and coach Riley Futch.

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Denver Brant (9) serving the ball.

[Photo] Homecoming week activities

Sep 22, 2015

Denver Brant (9) serving the ball.

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The Swat Team (9) and Iron Aces (11) discussing.

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The Swat Team (9) and Iron Aces (11) discussing.

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SWAT Team (9) during a time out.

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SWAT Team (9) during a time out.

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The SWAT Team (9) coming onto the court.

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The SWAT Team (9) coming onto the court.

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The Average Joes (12) and Mexican Beans (9) high-fiving after the Villains win.

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The Average Joes (12) and Mexican Beans (9) high-fiving after the Villains win.

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Dalton Bruso (12) serves the ball for the Average Joes.

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Dalton Bruso (12) serves the ball for the Average Joes.

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