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Kim Halm

Kim Halm, Staff Reporter

Kimberly Halm is a senior at Normal Community High School who participates in theatre and engineering. This is her first year as a staff reporter at the Inkspot.

My favorite film is Mamma Mia: Here We Go AgainIf I won a million dollars I would pay my college tuition.

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Schneringer and Oloffson return for the Lady Iron; the upperclassmen are expected to lead the team in production this season.

[Photo] New look Lady Iron tip-off at Central Catholic

Nov 18, 2019

Schneringer and Oloffson return for the Lady Iron; the upperclassmen are expected to lead the team in production this season.

Current sophomores offer advice for new freshmen

Current sophomores offer advice for new freshmen

Kim Halm, Staff Reporter Aug 21, 2019

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ab(normal)ities episode 02: travel

ab(normal)ities episode 02: travel

Kavya Sudhir (12) and Haleigh Hafner (12) join host Natalie Hoeferle for the second episode of our podcast ab(normal)ities - where we discuss strange and interesting experiences
Natalie Hoeferle and Kim Halm May 2, 2019

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ab(normal)ities podcast episode 01: Cast of Shrek

ab(normal)ities podcast episode 01: Cast of ‘Shrek’

The cast of 'Shrek' joins host Kim Halm for the first episode of our new podcast ab(normal)ities - where we discuss strange and interesting experiences.
Kim Halm and Natalie Hoeferle Apr 11, 2019

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InkSpotify: Favorites from past NCHS musical performances

InkSpotify: Favorites from past NCHS musical performances

Kim Halm, Staff Reporter Apr 11, 2019

As the cast of the musical Shrek gets set to open their show, Kim Halm and the Inkspot staff took a look back at the musicals NCHS has put on over the years. Check out this InkSpotify playlist highlighting the Inkspot's favorite songs from those past performances.

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The March for Our Lives movement continues in Central Illinois as Bloomington-Normal students continue to address the issue of gun violence.

Students organize second March for Our Lives rally

Kim Halm, Staff Reporter Apr 1, 2019

Bloomington-Normal students are continuing to take action against gun violence on a localized scale in a second March for Our Lives rally, a year after the first. 17 students were killed in a school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018. This mass shooting...

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Mollie Bothers (12) has a tattoo of a mountain on her ankle. Mollie and her sister got matching tattoos to represent an important place for their family in Colorado.

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Mollie Bothers (12) has a tattoo of a mountain on her ankle. Mollie and her sister got matching tattoos to represent an important place for their family in Colorado.

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Artwork by various students on display.

Photo Gallery: Student artwork displayed at art showcase

Kim Halm, Staff Reporter Dec 21, 2018

Students displayed their artwork at the annual NCHS Art Show on Thursday, December 11 in the art classrooms.

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Artwork by Ceramic & Sculpture student, Emily Hlebasko (10).

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Artwork by Ceramic & Sculpture student, Emily Hlebasko (10).

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Drawing by Drawing & Painting student Ana Burras (9).

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Drawing by Drawing & Painting student Ana Burras (9).

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Hand sculptures byt Advanced Art Studio II student, Tyger Gudeman (12).

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Hand sculptures byt Advanced Art Studio II student, Tyger Gudeman (12).

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Life map by Contemporary Crafts student, Marla Mercado (12).

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Life map by Contemporary Crafts student, Marla Mercado (12).

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Artwork by Ceramic & Sculpture student, Emily Hlebasko (10).

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Artwork by Ceramic & Sculpture student, Emily Hlebasko (10).

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Sculpture by Ceramic & Sculpture student, Emily Hlebasko (10).

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Sculpture by Ceramic & Sculpture student, Emily Hlebasko (10).

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Advanced Art Studio II student, Tyger Gudeman (12) poses with her artwork.

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Advanced Art Studio II student, Tyger Gudeman (12) poses with her artwork.

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Contemporary Crafts student, Sophia Popejoy (12) poses with her artwork.

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Contemporary Crafts student, Sophia Popejoy (12) poses with her artwork.

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Advanced Art Studio II student, Megan Fulton (11) poses with her artwork.

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Advanced Art Studio II student, Megan Fulton (11) poses with her artwork.

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Advanced Art Studio II student, Mollie Brothers (12) poses with her artwork.

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Advanced Art Studio II student, Mollie Brothers (12) poses with her artwork.

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Advanced Art Studio I student, Anna Garner (12) poses with her artwork.

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Advanced Art Studio I student, Anna Garner (12) poses with her artwork.

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Artwork by Advanced Art Studio II student, Mollie Brothers (12).

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Artwork by Advanced Art Studio II student, Mollie Brothers (12).

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Artwork by Advanced Art Studio II student, Anabelle Chinski (12)

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Artwork by Advanced Art Studio II student, Anabelle Chinski (12)

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Self Portrait by Advanced Art Studio II student, Tyger Gudeman (12)

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Self Portrait by Advanced Art Studio II student, Tyger Gudeman (12)

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Anabelle Chinski (12) shows her artwork to her father

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Anabelle Chinski (12) shows her artwork to her father

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Painting by Advanced Art Studio I student, Abbie Rasmus (12)

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Painting by Advanced Art Studio I student, Abbie Rasmus (12)

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Drawing by Advanced Art Studio II student, Ben Guo (12)

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Drawing by Advanced Art Studio II student, Ben Guo (12)

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Friends and family of art students were invited to the art show.

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Friends and family of art students were invited to the art show.

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Advanced Art Studio II student, Anabelle Chinski (12) poses with her artwork.

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Advanced Art Studio II student, Anabelle Chinski (12) poses with her artwork.

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Artwork by various students on display.

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Artwork by various students on display.

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Reindeer Bait

Reindeer Bait

Abby Kimball and Kim Halm Dec 14, 2018

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Sugar Cookie Truffles

Sugar Cookie Truffles

Abby Kimball and Kim Halm Dec 14, 2018

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Nutter Butter Snowman

Nutter Butter Snowman

Abby Kimball and Kim Halm Dec 14, 2018

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Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Abby Kimball and Kim Halm Dec 11, 2018

Find the frosting recipe here.

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If frosting is too thick, add another tablespoon of water.

Peppermint Cookie Frosting

Abby Kimball and Kim Halm Dec 10, 2018

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A primer on different recycling receptacles around the building.

Environmental club “rolls” out new recycling initiative

Kim Halm, Staff Reporter Dec 3, 2018

Mr. Michael Roller is leading the second stage of the recycling initiative at NCHS with the help of the Environmental club and the administration. Roller coordinated with the administration last year to get single stream recycling bins in 25 classrooms. Single stream recycling allows for all recyclable...

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The 2018-2019 school year brought additional security measures to the NCHS campus. Security monitor Mr. Todd Kelly is one of two new staff members who works to ensure the building is secure throughout the school day.

Six years later: School safety efforts continue

Anagha Arla, Jessica Dougall, Chris Gaines, Kim Halm and Abby Kimball Oct 12, 2018

An effort to increase school safety at Normal Community has been made in response to the shooting that occurred at the school six years ago and with the national increase of gun violence in general over the last few years. NCHS is familiar with the issue of school safety, where attendees have been...

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Unsung Homecoming tradition

Unsung Homecoming tradition

Singing the school song
Kim Halm and Abby Kimball Oct 9, 2018

Mr. Dave Feeney’s 3rd hour AP Literature and Composition students performed the school song on Friday, October 5. This tradition has occurred for the past 15 years in all of Feeney’s English classes as a way to get his students to display school spirit on the final day of Homecoming week. That...

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