By Adam Sapit Entertainment Editor Here’s a list of my favorite albums. Music taste is subjective, these are my own picks. Green Day – Warning: Warning: by Green Day seems to be one of the most underrated albums from the pop punk trio. This album was released when their popularity was fading, but Warning:… Read More Adam’s Top 5 Favorite Albums
By Angeline Schmelzer Feature Editor April showers bring May flowers. What does May bring? Tears, lots and lots of tears. Between the last weeks of April and the entire month of May, students are preparing for AP exams and the dreaded final. Sure, finals are only 20 percent of our grades, but they cause… Read More Are You Ready for Finals? Me Neither.
By Jonathan Marshall Several Shepard students competed in the IHSA journalism competition at Homewood Floosmoor High School on April 22. Junior Angeline Schmelzer and senior Emily Robinson both qualified for the state finals which were held April 29 at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston on April 29. Schmelzer qualified in two events. She finished second… Read More Two students go to State
By Semira Roberts Entertainment Editor May is rolling around and the weather is starting to break which of course means the even tighter enforcement of the dress code. Yes the set of rules that tells students what’s appropriate to wear to school and what’s not. There has been debate on social media over the past… Read More Dress Codes. Are they a bit too much or not enough?
By McKenzie Reh News Editor Shepard held the eighth annual Arts Extravaganza on Saturday April 29 showcasing the visual and performing Arts of the students and staff of the high schools across the district. (Eisenhower, Richards, and Shepard). The Arts Extravaganza was created to raise money for college scholarships and teacher grants. The… Read More Eighth Annual Arts Extravaganza
By Angeline Schmelzer Feature Editor “Flam tap-tap, flam tap-tap.” The sounds of drums playing in the distance. Percussionists love to play their instruments and the Flam and Cheese percussion ensemble gives students a chance to play outside of marching band season. The Flam and Cheese Percussion Ensemble is a group of students who play instruments… Read More Percussion Plays with Perfection
Sometimes change is for the better. It was recently announced that there would be a change in District 218 grading policy. Education is very important and is the key aspect to life. This is a change that can affect both teachers and students. Any students struggling in school. This is a huge opportunity to change… Read More Grade Scale Changing: The Good & the Bad