April 27, 2017

Orchesis piece selected for IL State High School Dance Festival

by Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief  “Almost Never Clearly Obsecure,” a piece choreographed by Robert Perales, senior, was selected for the Illinois State High School Dance Festival, which will be held in May. “The piece is about someone’s inability to love,” Perales said. “My character basically turns to drugs and alcohol and by doing so, he hurts his relationship. These two people who belong together are corrupted by an entity that goes beyond their control. It’s just people hurting each other because they don’t know how to love one another anymore.” Melody Beltran, junior, performed as Perales partner in the duet. “She’s…

Indian Trails Library hosts first film festival

by Kristina Piamonte, Photo Editor This year the Indian Trails Library will be hosting a short film festival on October 28, open for everyone between the ages of 14 to 20. “(The library is expecting students) from Buffalo Grove, Wheeling, and Stevenson (High Schools) to enter the festival. I’m looking forward to the outcome,” Sarah Heimsoth, teen librarian, said. To enter the festival, contestants must create an original video that lasts no longer than ten minutes and be submitted on a flashdrive or on a DVD. The winner of the festival will receive a $50 gift card along with other…

New Additions to Fine Arts: VisCom: Digital Media Festival

by Robert Perales, A&E Editor WHS will host it’s first soon to be annual Film Festival on May 10, which will carry an overall theme of overcoming adversity in order to coincide with the summer reading assignment. John Uhrik, english teacher, and Kent Dyer, photography teacher, founded the festival in hopes of creating a program that would leave a long lasting effect for the students at WHS. “There is a lot of potential for this club,” Mr. Uhrik said. “Aside from student expressions and creativity, the club allows students to explore career interests and gather more social skills, which is…