• The pre-biography of Bri Pinter

    The pre-biography of Bri Pinter

    Elijah King, Reporter

    February 15, 2017

    Move over Olivier Rousteing, Bri Pinter will be the next hot designer to make headlines during Paris fashion week. Her designs are haute, modern, and vogue; they’re going to take the world by storm. “I guess I’ve always dressed a little differently. I seem to take more fashion risks than most...

    Photo by Elijah King

  • The Artist Corner: Katie Reeves

    The Artist Corner: Katie Reeves

    Sarah Park, Reporter

    February 13, 2017

    “When I was younger, I liked to pretend that I knew how to draw. I used to draw horses and they were pretty awful. I was never interested in art until sophomore year," Reeves said. "I took Art Fundamentals with Mr. Henning and it was a really good experience. He was a really good teacher.” “The...

    Photo by Sarah Park

  • Witnessing history at Inauguration and Women’s March

    Witnessing history at Inauguration and Women’s March

    Billy Mote, Reporter

    February 10, 2017

    January 20th, 2017 was not a normal Monday for sophomore Nathan Clay and senior Kellen Amble. Both students traveled with their families to watch the Inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. Thousands of Americans traveled to the country’s capital to see the historic day...

    The US Capitol was draped in American flags for the inauguration of Donald Trump.

    Photo courtesy of Kellen Amble

  • “Okay ladies now let’s get in formation.”

    “Okay ladies now let’s get in formation.”

    Joke Adanri, Reporter

    February 9, 2017

    Millions of people gathered all across the world on Saturday January 21st to march the streets of their cities as concerned citizens standing up for human rights. According to the Atlantic an estimated 3.3 to 4.6 million people attended these marches globally, including several students who partic...

    Photo courtesy of Ella Zona

  • Three decades of U-High

    Three decades of U-High

    Janelle McDowell, Reporter

    February 9, 2017

    For teaching the longest at U-High, Michael Sondgeroth and Lester Hampton have impacted this school and the people within it. “It was just the expectations here, the same expectations we put on our students, are placed on our faculty,” math teacher Mi Sondgeroth said. “We expect our students...

    P.E. teacher Lester Hampton

    Photo by Janelle McDowell

Farewell to a class act

Dylan Panizo, Reporter

Jeffery Hill, the lab schools superintendent, announced last week that next year he will be taking a job in Morton District 709 as the superintendent. Hill has been with the lab schools for twelve years now, which include...

March 10No Comments

Keeping our students safe

Dylan Panizo, Reporter

For every 10,000 people in Illinois, there are 21.63 registered sex offenders, according to Reboot Illinois. This number is significantly higher than the 14.3 national average, which poses a safety threat to young people...

February 27No Comments

Witnessing history at Inauguration and Women’s March

Witnessing history at Inauguration and Women’s March

Billy Mote, Reporter

January 20th, 2017 was not a normal Monday for sophomore Nathan Clay and senior Kellen Amble. Both students traveled with their families to watch the Inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump....

February 10No Comments

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Closing the Cornbelt

Janelle McDowell, Reporter

After defeating rival teams like Central Catholic and Olympia, U-High was headed for the conference champion title. The team lost to both teams the first time they played. They later redeemed themselves with a 76-63 win against...

February 23No Comments

  • Sectional Champs & State Bound February 6
  • Lessons learned from Intercity December 8
  • Passing down a legacy April 8
  • New batting cage February 29

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Learning to speak without words

Gena Mendez, Reporter

At U-High students have the option to take an independent study. One of the available topics is sign language. For seniors Sydney Auth and Savannah Taylor, junior Ella Gordon, and sophomore Molly Adam...

March 22No Comments

The road to IMEA state

March 22

Fact or Fiction: Kelly Edition

February 28

McKinzie cast in All State Performance

February 27

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