June 27, 2017

High School Cube broadcasts boys soccer Super Sectionals

Sectional victory leads to rematch between Wildcats and Broncos

by Alex Gleyzer, staff reporter After a thrilling 2-1 victory over Evanston, Wheeling claimed the sectionals title and advance to the super sectionals. For Weeling this is their third title this year and a ticket to the super sectionals The Wildcats were propelled by the efforts of Luis Herrera, senior, who scored both goals for Wheeling. For Herrera, he recorded his fourth goal of the state playoffs and his second game winner. “I felt good knowing that we had won something that has only been won one time in the history of Wheeling. I was very relieved because we knew…

Wheeling soccer looks to continue historic season with another title

by Alex Gleyzer, staff reporter After a close opening round win in the sectionals playoff, the Wildcats will look to continue their success this Saturday in their Sectional championship game against Evanston. The Wildcats will play for their third title this season, and more importantly, they will play for a birth in the super sectionals. “We are used to these games now because we have been here before. Our offense is great and our defense is solid; we are confident about Saturday,” David Benitez, senior, said. The Wildcats punched their ticket to the final matchup after a 1-0 victory over…

Wildcats shine on final home game of the season

by Alex Gleyzer, staff reporter The Wildcats entered Tuesday’s game just one week removed from their first loss of the season. With the seniors recognized, parents in the stands, and fans cheering, the Cats would look to improve thier reocrd with another big conference game. Wheeling was coming off a dramatic week in conference play in which the defense has allowed seven goals over the past three games, displaying an uncharacteristic look from the dominant defense Wheeling is known for. However, with a new week in the books, the team looked to compose itself and get back to playing Wildcat…

AVID students and faculty celebrate the year

School dismissed early due to power outage

Students were dismissed from school today at 9:20 a.m. due to a power outage during first period. ComEd worked with WHS building faculty during second period to try and solve the problem, however an announcement was made to release students and staff at the beginning of third period. Photos by Erik Hernandez 

Wheeling town center in development, promises theater, shops

by Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief Teens of WHS will have a new hangout zone in 2014, as a new development rises to Wheeling. The proposed town center will include retail buildings, an apartment complex and a movie theater. The shovels have yet to hit the dirt though, as the Village of Wheeling and developers Urban R2, struggle with an agreed term sheet. Urban R2 was given a deadline of March 15. Results were not know by press time. If they agree, construction will begin this summer. The proposed theater company is based in Texas and the Wheeling theater would be their…

Top 10 Cures to Senioritis

by Jacquelin Camacho, Staff Reporter Fourth quarter has just begun. Seniors are now feeling the closeness of graduation. Everyone has the number of hours, minutes, and seconds left until graduation memorized. Who cares about homework? What are finals? We have a library? It is getting harder and harder to push through school work everyday. This illness they call senioritis is grabbing hold of the Class of 2013, and it is not letting go. Seniors, just wait, we still have this last quarter to survive. Top Ten Cures to Senioritis 10. Stop counting down the days. You are driving yourself crazy…

Gang representation creates gray areas, unfair judgment

by Jacquelin Camacho, Staff Reporter For many years, the Chicagoland area has been home to dozens of dangerous gangs. Gang violence and representation has been a recurring concern in our area.  WHS has had issues with gangs, and it has maintained a strict dress code to discourage students from getting involved in gang activity. Like many other high schools, WHS has to keep up with the changing color combinations, numbers and symbols of gangs. Deans and security guards must constantly keep watch to stop students from using certain clothing and reinforce WHS’s intolerance of gang activity and image. It is…

‘Stampede’ stands strong despite school sponsorship

by Mike Pink, Staff Reporter Wheeling, Hersey and Buffalo Grove High Schools “typically” never get along, especially in athletics. Fans taunt opposing players and schools whenever they play against each other resulting in bad blood throughout the conference. That is all forgotten about on the ice. The three schools have combined forces to make a powerhouse of a hockey team, nicknamed the “Stampede,” which is coached by Bob Wagner, head hockey coach. The Stampede competes in the IHSL High School Hockey League where its biggest rival is Warren, according to Austin Lockwood, senior and junior varsity player. “Warren is our…