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  • 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...

  • 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 for many residents in Florida and continues to put citizens at risk in Georgia. Roughly 79,000 people live on the Keys....

    Hurricane Irma left a path of destruction as it made landfall in Florida.

  • 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 always been struggling with the competition from large scale department grocery stores. On the other hand, this purchase helps...

    Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods brings fresh food at a discounted price

    courtesy of Market Watch

  • 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 week, it’s a no-brainer that kids want to go out, enjoy their leisure time, and spend time with friends along with money. Purchasing...

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

Class Attendance on the Rise

Class Attendance on the Rise

Josiah Walton, Sextant Reporter

We’ve all been there, the chirp of the minute bell rings, the students filter into their class, and there you are standing at the foot of a staircase; you now have to ba...

March 3, 2017

SHS Implements Equalized Grading

SHS Implements Equalized Grading

Krislyn Cardoza, Sextant Reporter

If people were to look at the computer history of students, parents, and teachers, believe it or not, they would find something in common: a link to infinite campus. Grades...

March 2, 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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