November 24, 2017

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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Picks of the Month: September

Movie: House at the End of the Street Releasing today, Jennifer Lawrence of “The Hunger Games” takes a stint in horror with the story of a divorced mom and daughter buying a “dream house” until strange events begin to happen and secrets about a double murder unfold.   Album: Battle Born After a four-year hiatus, The KIllers released their fourth studio album “Battle Born” on Sept. 18.  The album was preceded by the lead single, “Runaways” and is expected to debut in the top 10 of the Billboard Top 200.   App: Songpop Send challenges to your friends by listening…

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Marching band performs ‘Big City Jazz’ at CMBF

Photos by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor    

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Varsity football continues to fight throughout game, loses to Rolling Meadows

Video created by: Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief The Wheeling varsity football team continued to fight through Friday, Sept. 12’s game versus Rolling Meadows. The night featured a Hometown Celebration, which honored WHS alumni, David Tuber and Dr. Melissa Thal. Tuber graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in Traditional Animation, where he went on to work with Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. He is currently working on a Lego feature set to release in February 2014. Thal graduated from Indiana University with a degree in biochemistry and a minor in mathematics. She went on to graduate school at the University of…

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Students reach out, help Honduran children in need

by Frida Valdés, Feature Editor Kat Dobrowski and Brie Majkowski, seniors, and Hannah Dobrowski, sophomore, along with missionaries from the Arlington Countryside Church (ACC), traveled to Honduras this summer in medical brigades that would benefit children in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Members of the group helped wash children’s hair, treat lice, do dentistry work, organize a library, complete yard work, lay concrete, clear dead trees and bushes and play with the kids. “It’s a really life changing experience; it’s amazing to see how half of the world lives,” H. Dobrowski said. The local church and the ACC work together with the World…

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Live Broadcast: Wildcats defeat Hawks

Watch the following videos below for commentary on last night’s football game versus Hoffman Estates by Mark Tannous, broadcast editor, and Mike Pink, staff reporter. Part 1: Part 2:

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Superfans create, release “Catpack Anthem”

by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor Jacob Deltoro, Daniel Glowa, Kameron Hill and Nick Ricciardi, seniors, worked together to create the “Catpack Anthem” to get Superfans and WHS students pumped up. They decided to create the song, based on “Wild Boy” by MGK, after watching “Husky Flow” by Mini Van Jamz. “From that day on, we tried to make a good song for our school and the football team,” Hill said.  “We’ve got the best superfans in District 214.” According to Ricciardi, he and Hill spent about four hours working on the song, and after they wrote the lyrics, they went…

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Marching band marches at annual BG Days parade

Photos by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor Marching band marched at the annual Buffalo Grove Days parade, which took place on Sept. 2. Check out photos in the slideshow below.    

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How Wheeling Feels

Filmed by Dan Malsom and Jon Tracey in 2010 A short video documentary about Wheeling High School.  

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