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  • America, let’s be better

    America, let’s be better

    Anna Scanlan, Scribe Reporter

    Just because Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico back in September doesn’t mean that it should be forgotten about. Here in Schaumburg we have been able to go about our daily lives like nothing has happened but on the island the exact opposite is true. “Citizens are living like it’s the past,”...

    A family stands amongst the rubble of their destroyed house after Hurricane Maria destroyed much of the island's infrastructure.

    courtesy of wikipedia.com

  • Reflections on the AP resource room

    Reflections on the AP resource room

    Kenneth Beymer, Scribe Contributor

    As the semester draws to a close, it comes time to reflect upon the changes and additions made up to this point within the year, with one significant addition in mind. The AP Resource Room has been a well-received addition to the educational  body within the school by students and teachers alike. Many...

    Mr. Rafaj works with students after school in the AP resource room

    Kenneth Beymer

  • Scattering papers on your bed just doesn’t work anymore.

    Scattering papers on your bed just doesn’t work anymore.

    Raphael Portillo, Scribe Contributor

    With Finals week coming head-to-head with all Schaumburg High School students in a short span of two week, it's time to lock up and try some study strategies to cram up for finals and get that A for your parents as their holiday present. The following 6 study strategies are used by students all around...

    As finals approach, Saxons make use of the media center after school.

  • Checkmate. Chess team looks to advance

    Checkmate. Chess team looks to advance

    Karthik Myneni, Writer/ Publisher

    The Saxon chess team has racked up five wins against only two losses. At 6-2 the chess team holds the best record on any SHS team in school history.  Standing only behind powerhouses Fremd and Barrington, the Saxons look to add a win to their record against Barrington this Thursday. “In regard...

    Edwin Suresh competes in a chess tournament. The Saxons ran their record to 6-2 with a win versus Conant.

Regulations for the Modern Age

Oskar Malkiewicz

December 13, 2017

Those vigilant among the student population may have noticed a strange new development in the lives of those attending Schaumburg High School: a slew of newly imposed regulations on hallway navigation and the media center. These new rules, which include the prohibition of taking food from the cafeteria to the media center, have left many confused, skeptical, and wondering:...

Checkmate. Chess team looks to advance

Checkmate. Chess team looks to advance

Karthik Myneni, Writer/ Publisher

December 13, 2017

The Saxon chess team has racked up five wins against only two losses. At 6-2 the chess team holds the best record on any SHS team in school history.  Standing only behind...

SHS choir continuing to excel

SHS choir continuing to excel

Anna Scanlan, Saxon Reporter

December 12, 2017

Three Schaumburg students, Olivia Donofrio (a senior alto one), Cameron Kidd (a senior soprano one), and Jake Long (a junior bass one), competed Illinois Music Educators Associ...

Our nation’s battle with solitary confinement

Meghan Kier, Co-Editor and Chief

November 15, 2017

In recent years, a new topic of study has emerged, the correlation between mental illness of prisoners and solitary confinement. The question is whether solitary confinement is helpful or hurtful to the psychology of prisoners? Solitary confinement is not a punishment given to prisoners because of their crimes committed before sentencing. Solitary confinement or isolation i...

Wildfires decimate California

Wildfires decimate California

Karthik Myneni, Scribe Editor

November 14, 2017

Over the past few weeks, California has been looking like a scene out of a doomsday movie. Fire sparing nothing in the north while triple-digit temperatures maliciously attack...

BPA students chase success

BPA students chase success

Mahnaaz Razi, Scribe Reporter

November 14, 2017

District 211 schools along with other schools spanning the nation are coming together to compete in the Business Professionals of America, also known as the BPA. BPA is a...

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America, let’s be better

Anna Scanlan, Scribe Reporter

December 14, 2017

Just because Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico back in September doesn’t mean that it should be forgotten about. Here in Schaumburg we have been able to go about our daily lives like nothing has happened but on the island...

Reflections on the AP resource room

Reflections on the AP resource room

December 13, 2017

Scattering papers on your bed just doesn’t work anymore.

Scattering papers on your bed just doesn’t work anymore.

December 13, 2017

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The SHS Theatre department presents “The Complete History of America.”

November 16, 2017

The SHS Theatre department is proud to present "The Complete History of America." The show runs November 16-18. Tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults.  Tickets can...

Poetry Club Fundraiser

January 17, 2017

Poms Continues its Path to State

Poms Continues its Path to State

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

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