November 24, 2017

Laude continues dedication: Despite a tumor diagnosis, he continues as an active member of WHS athletics

by Mark Tannous, Broadcast Editor If you  know Nate Laude, junior, you would never believe the news he received on Sept. 10, 2012. “It’s called lymphangioma,” Laude said. “It’s a benign tumor that involved my spleen and my pancreas. It’s very rare.” Laude found out he had to get the tumor removed, and he would not be allowed to participate in any physical activity for about five weeks. Laude was a starting defender on the varsity soccer team and has been since last year. He also participates in  varsity basketball. “Nate always puts forth his best efforts. I have no…

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First Event of Latino Club: Family Halloween Party

by Perla Jiménez, La Voz Editor This Sunday, Oct. 28, Latino Club will hold a new fundrasier: a Halloween party. The party will be open to people of all ages, but will focus on elementary school students. Latino Club members expect the party raise at least one more scholarship than last year. Gabriela Medina, social worker, said she also expected the party to affect the Hispanic community at a family level. She says the Latino Club is always looking for “events that promote family togetherness.” Caroline Tinoco, senior, says the event will be a success and expects a large number…

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NANO Connect promotes research

by Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief Prominent researchers in the nanotechnology field attended a forum at WHS on Oct. 9 to promote collaboration between students, educators and the government to support nanotechnology research in the STEM pathway, which helps aid a variety of scientific research from fighting cancer to aerospace products. Nanotechnology is the study of small materials. One nanometer is a billionth of a meter. The event grew international as Dr. WeonBae Ko, professor from Sahmyook University in Seoul, South Korea, attended along with Governor Pat Quinn and Congressman Robert Dold. “We’ve begun by thinking ‘How do we bring this down…

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Wildcats support football, breast cancer awareness, despite loss to Hersey

Photos by Frida Valdés, Feature Editor, and Erik Hernandez, Staff Reporter

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WHS hosts NANO Connect, featuring keynote speakers, student presentations

Photos by Frida Valdés, Katia Bryhadyr, Paige McCoy, Rossy Peralta and Daniel Ramirez

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Wildcats celebrate victory over Bison at Homecoming game

Video by Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief Story by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor; Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief; and Frida Valdés, Feature Editor Students donned in black, cheers from the stands, fireworks bursting in the air and a 12-8 victory over Buffalo Grove High School all kindled the spirit of the homecoming game. “They have worked really hard, and for the people that only see them play once a year or the people that are coming back, they went out and were able to pull out a win. I’m sure it’s going to make their weekend a lot better,” Brent Pearlman, varsity football coach, said….

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Photo Slideshow: Homecoming Game

Photos by Kristina Piamonte, Photo Editor, and Frida Valdés, Feature Editor   For a story and video about the homecoming game, see http://wheelingspokesman.com/?p=805.

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Homecoming Coronation Assembly 2012

Video by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor Photos by Kristina Piamonte, Photo Editor, and Frida Valdes, Feature Editor

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Student Council plans Homecoming, Spirit Days

by Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief After school today, WHS will begin to be transformed as Student Council decorates the foyer and classes adorn their respective hallways to prepare for Homecoming week. Student Council has planned a week of Homecoming activities for Oct. 1-6, based off the theme “Under the Skyline, Chicago.” Homecoming week will kick off on Monday with “Fancy Dress Day,” and a Coronation assembly in the gymnasium at 8:53 a.m. Senior stars and court will be honored during the assembly. Freshman, sophomore and junior classes have elected one boy and girl per class to represent their grade. Each class…

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Marching band performs ‘Big City Jazz’ at CMBF

Photos by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor    

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