December 12, 2017

‘Pack the Place’ promotes school spirit, fundraising

by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor Last week, students continued the traditions of “Pack the Place” week through spirit days, the pep assembly, a basketball game and Honor Pack’s fundraising. Sports, clubs and organizations nominated students to become Honor Pack members. Honor Pack helped raise money for a WHS family in economic hardship. Social workers help identify a family in economic hardship. This year, Honor Pack raised money for the family of Karen Delgado, junior, and Perla Delgado, sophomore. “She’s (my mother) no longer working. She needs to take medicine,” K. Delgado said. “She hurt her back and neck. She has…

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Orchesis hosts Flash Mob

Video by Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief During the Pack the Place assembly, teachers and students from the crowd joined Orchesis in their flash mob to “Sweet Home Chicago.”

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Wildcats, Prospect play close game for Pack the Place

by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor With a final score of 55-54, Prospect, the varsity boys basketball team played a close game at the Pack the Place game on Feb. 1.  The action between both teams heated up intensely in the last quarter. “I thought it was great.  There were a lot of fans there.  Even though we didn’t win, it was still an exciting atmosphere,” Jeremy Stephani, junior, said.  “I was proud of the way we played.  We outplayed them most of the game, although I thought the way it ended was unfortunate.” At the end of the first quarter,…

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Varsity girls basketball loses to Huntley

Photos by Erik Hernandez, Asst. News Editor, and Frida Valdés, Feature Editor Reporting by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor Varsity girls basketball played against Huntley on Jan. 28 at home.  The Wildcats lost, 36-46. “The game overall, we battled defensively for sure.  We were able to adjust our defense all four quarters, which is hard to do,” Julissa Hernandez, varsity girls basketball coach, said. The Wildcats currently prepare for conference and regionals.  The overall record is 7-18.     Check out the livestream broadcast at http://ihsa.playonsports.com/events/50995

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Tech crew work with electrical elements of ‘Wait Until Dark’

by Chris Nush, Asst. A&E Editor Photos by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor The winter play, Wait Until Dark, was not only a performance by the actors, but also the members of Tech Crew. “It was the most fantastic effort of Tech Crew, I’ve probably ever seen and they pulled it off so perfectly well,” Celine Dirkes, junior, said. In the play, Dirkes played Susy Hendrix.  According to Dirkes, tech crew had to be wary of lights turning on and off, as well as specific sound cues. “This was a very difficult show to tech because not only were there the…

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Hardwood Classic Broadcasts

WHS hosted the annual Hardwood Classic on Dec. 26 to Dec. 29.  Check out broadcasts below, with commentary and broadcasting by Derek Spallone, Guest Broadcast Reporter.

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Band performs at Holiday Extravaganza, features ‘Frosty the Snowboy’

Photos by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor

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Students participate in annual Creative Writing Day

Videos by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor The following videos are slam poetry performances of the two WHS students who performed: Perla Jiménez, senior, and Celine Dirkes, junior.

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Photo Slideshow: Fall Play of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Photos by Jessica Livingston, Staff Photographer Shakespeare’s widely renowned play, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” follows a group of four Athenian lovers, who are made to fall in love with the wrong person by a group of fairies.  

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Girls basketball faces off Fenwick

Check out the broadcasting of the girls basketball game on Nov. 16.  Broadcasting by Derek Spallone, Megan Jones and Jess Musto.

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