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  • Writing wrongs at slam team tryouts

    Writing wrongs at slam team tryouts

    Kiley Tamison, Scribe Reporter

    Warm up your vocal chords and break out your notebooks because on October 12th Schaumburg High School's poetry club will be hosting tryouts in room 200 for the 2017-2018 slam team, Rhyme Scene. Tryouts are open to anyone the only requirements are that you have a practiced piece prepared to perform...

    2016-2017 Rhyme Scene poses outside of Schaumburg High School before going to compete in their first slam of the year. The competition was at Lake Park High School where the team competed against four other schools and came out with their first win of the season.

  • Poised for a playoff run

    Poised for a playoff run

    Karthik Myneni, Scribe Editor

    The Schaumburg Saxons varsity football team currently has a record of 3 wins and 1 loss. After loing the first game of the season against the St. Charles North Stars, 38-13, in a rematch that seemed a parallel performance to last season, the Saxons responded with wins against the Prospect Knights, 2...

    (Photo by Nick Akogu. Contact at [email protected])

  • SHS iBoss implementation suspended

    SHS iBoss implementation suspended

    Olivia Zimmerman

    After a series of issues, SHS removed iBoss, an internet filter program implemented to restrict inappropriate web access on district owned devices, from student iPads. In December of 2000, a law was signed into effect called Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA), which requires that K-12 schools and libraries us...

    Freshmen Matt Reitmajer, Marlen Arnold, and Kara Garcia

  • SHS opens AP resource room

    SHS opens AP resource room

    Anna Scanlon, Scribe Reporter

    With District 211's push to enroll more students in Advanced Placement courses, Schaumburg High School designed a workspace for AP students to work and receive support. The AP resource room, located in the northwest corner of the media center behind the iTech desk, was created to give AP students...

    Senior Daniel Owen and Uma Pradeepan study together in the AP Resource Room, which is a new addition to the SHS media center.

    Yaksh Patel

  • We’ve failed our citizens

    We’ve failed our citizens

    Olivia Zimmerman, Scribe Editor

    It seems like every time we turn on the news, another human life has been taken, another family must cope with the loss of their loved one, ripped from the world at the merciless hands of a gun. Some deny that America has a problem with gun violence, others blame gun violence on mental illness...

Writing wrongs at slam team tryouts

Writing wrongs at slam team tryouts

Kiley Tamison, Scribe Reporter

Warm up your vocal chords and break out your notebooks because on October 12th Schaumburg High School's poetry club will be hosting tryouts in room 200 for the 2017-2018 slam...

September 22, 2017

SHS iBoss implementation suspended

SHS iBoss implementation suspended

Olivia Zimmerman

After a series of issues, SHS removed iBoss, an internet filter program implemented to restrict inappropriate web access on district owned devices, from student iPads. In Dece...

September 20, 2017

SHS opens AP resource room

SHS opens AP resource room

Anna Scanlon, Scribe Reporter

With District 211's push to enroll more students in Advanced Placement courses, Schaumburg High School designed a workspace for AP students to work and receive support. The...

September 14, 2017

Hurricane Irma devastates south Florida

Hurricane Irma devastates south Florida

krislyn Cardoza, Scribe Editor-in-Chief

Reaching landfall on September 10th, 2017 in the Florida Keys, Hurricane Irma ranked as a Category 4 storm with 130mph winds and drenching rains. Irma resulted in severe devastation...

September 13, 2017

Amazon/Whole Foods

Amazon/Whole Foods

Cedric Mathew, Scribe Editor

On August 28, 2017, the Internet giant, Amazon, officially bought Whole Foods Market in a massive $13.7 billion purchase. The decision comes to no surprise as Amazon has...

September 13, 2017

Opportunity Knocks and SHS Students Can Answer

Opportunity Knocks and SHS Students Can Answer

Krislyn Cardoza, Sextant Editor

The life of a typical teenager includes waking up, eating, going to school, completing homework, participating in some sports or clubs, and sleeping. After such a gruesome...

March 23, 2017

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We’ve failed our citizens

We’ve failed our citizens

Olivia Zimmerman, Scribe Editor

It seems like every time we turn on the news, another human life has been taken, another family must cope with the loss of their loved one, ripped from the world at the merciless hands of a gun. Some deny that America...

September 13, 2017

Dear Future Americans:

Dear Future Americans:

March 2, 2017

Overcoming the Trump Dilemma at SHS

Overcoming the Trump Dilemma at SHS

December 2, 2016

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Poetry Club Fundraiser

Poetry Club Fundraiser

January 17, 2017

Poms Continues its Path to State

Poms Continues its Path to State

The Saxon Poms Squad took its first steps toward the state competition placing second at the MSL Conference Competition on Monday January 9. They will be competing at the sectional...

January 17, 2017

SHS Theatre Department Presents: “And Then There Were None”

SHS Theatre Department Presents: “And Then There Were None”

November 30, 2016

“Go for the Gold and Red” Variety Show Seeks Emcees

“Go for the Gold and Red” Variety Show Seeks Emcees

September 2, 2016

Variety Show Auditions

Variety Show Auditions

September 2, 2016

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