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At the 82nd IHSA Speech Individual Events State Finals, Avani Rai earned 6th place.

Speech boasts best State showing in two decades, Avani Rai places sixth

Anna Dunne, Senior Staff Reporter
Mar 24, 2023

Six members of the Community speech team competed at the IHSA State Speech Tournament on February 18, the program's largest number of State Qualifiers in a single season in over two decades. Senior Avani Rai became the school's first female competitor in 17 years to place in the State Speech finals,...

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Communitys Speech team advanced 10 competitors in 11 events to the 2023 IHSA Sectional. 
Seniors Riya Prasade and Ciara Wallace look to repeat last seasons Sectional success and return to State.

Speech earns second at Regionals; send 10 to Sectional Competition

Inkspot Staff
Feb 10, 2023

Community's Speech team proved their mettle at the IHSA Regional competition at Olympia High School on Feb. 4, taking second as team and sending 10 medalists to compete at this weekend's Sectional. Community finished team sweepstakes scoring with 56 points, trailing Regional Champions Normal U-High...

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News Briefs for Sep. 17 – Sep. 30

News Briefs for Sep. 17 – Sep. 30

Avani Rai, Editor-in-Chief
Sep 30, 2022

SkillsUSA National champion recognized at School Board meeting Katelyn Olson (’24) was recognized at Unit 5’s September Board meeting for earning a gold medal in the Medical Terminology event at the National SkillsUSA competition.  Olson was the one of three Illinois high school students...

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News Briefs: Week of March 7

News Briefs: Week of March 7

School Board cuts middle school foreign language The Unit 5 School Board voted to eliminate the 8th-grade foreign language program -- the result of a nearly $14 million budget deficit -- on Wednesday, March 9.  The Board removed the district’s 5th-grade instrumental music program from the list...

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Community advanced three team members to the State Speech tournament at Feb. 12s Sectional hosted by University High School. Community took 5th as a team.

Speech qualifies three to State; Zeman steps down

Laynee Scheck, Print Editor
Mar 7, 2022

The IHSA State Speech Competition “was just mind-blowing,” according to Junior Ciara Wallace, one of Community’s three State qualifiers. Wallace, who competed in Feb. 18’s Poetry Reading preliminary round, described the State experience as “extremely competitive.” The competition at...

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