September 20, 2017

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…

Marching band performs ‘Big City Jazz’ at CMBF

Photos by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor    

Anti-bullying book features letters from WHS students

by Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief Letters started flowing in to Michael Anthony, WHS 1999 graduate, after he began producing a documentary in Wheeling about bullying.   “The project changed from being about certain types of bullying to, ‘What is bullying you?’” Anthony said. “We tell people it gets better, but there are other things in life that happen that are just like being bullied whether it be health problems, financial problems, relationship problems, and those things just don’t get better. We shouldn’t tell them it gets better, we should tell them you are not alone.” After receiving over 1,000 letters about…

How Wheeling Feels

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

This is Wheeling High School

Filmed by Brianna Bitout, Ryan Griesmeyer and Katie Kalmes in 2010 A video of various events at Wheeling High School.

Picks of the Month: June

Movie: Prometheus The highly anticipated science thriller will be released on June 8.  The film will revolve around an unknown alien attack among civilians who travel to another world.   Album: What We Saw From The Cheap Seats The sixth album, “What We Saw From The Cheap Seats,” from the classically trained pianist, Regina Spektor, was released on May 29. Below is a link to one of the songs on the album, “How.”   App: Draw Something One of the highest selling apps on the iTunes store has gone viral.  “Draw Something” allows friends to compete against one another in a…