Throwing their caps early

Robin Fiero, Reporter

December 7, 2016

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This year’s senior class has three students graduating early. Nikki Walker who graduated last year is now attending University of Minnesota. Joining the early graduates list will be seniors Olivia Butler and Elise Carter. ...

Growing list of clubs

Growing list of clubs

November 30, 2016

About these laptops

Elijah King, Reporter

November 29, 2016

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We can all agree that U-High is a place of opportunity. The greatest students walk through these halls, but do these great students have the greatest laptops? Senior Sarah Angles agrees that the school devices are too slow,...

Revising Senate Constitution and By Laws

Nick Honzel, Reporter

November 22, 2016

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No matter who you are, Senate has affected you in some way, whether it be their involvement in Prom, Homecoming, or the Prospective Student Open House. But, for the first time since January of 2001, Senate is about to undergo a ma...

Physics students turned engineers

Brett Drake, Reporter

May 4, 2016

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Though nothing new to the program, the annual hype around research projects in physics is something teacher Luke Luginbuhl looks forward to.  However, he admits this year’s students have shattered his expectations. “I’ve ...

“WYSE” ones back at it

Noah Walker, Reporter

April 28, 2016

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The WYSE team completed its 20th consecutive year qualifying for the WYSE academic state championship. Not only did the team keep the trend going, they took home the first place trophy marking their third state championship in fou...

Ful-Bright future

Patrick Deneen, Reporter

April 25, 2016

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Twelve years ago, U-High basketball player Andrew “Gametime” McDowell knew his ultimate career goal. “Coaching at U-High has always been a goal of mine, but I didn’t think I would happen this quickly,” McDowell said. He...

10 months and still no budget

Christian Prenzler, Reporter

April 6, 2016

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The lack of clarity on available funds has state institutions skittish. ISU is unsure how much funding they will receive for 2015 and 2016, leaving U-High’s administration unsure how much funding will come from ISU. “About...

First-time voters turn out at the polls

Christian Prenzler, Reporter

March 22, 2016

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Moving their clocks ahead wasn’t the only shift students made last week. Almost 200 made a shift towards adulthood as they cast their votes in the Illinois primary for the first time. “It was organized and simple. They make ev...

Day of the Toupee

Day of the Toupee

March 17, 2016

Calling all acts

Brian Fry, Reporter

February 23, 2016

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Stand up comedy, dance, musical groups, or spoken word performances are just a handful of the acts Pioneer Palooza is looking for this year. “We are looking for all types of groups,” student senate sponsor Hannah Fole...