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Relay for Life looks back on its success

Naomi Wiley, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2016

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Going strong for the last 20 years, Relay for Life will be coming to an end at Elk Grove. Relay For Life has raised more than $2 million dollars for the American Cancer Society, but over time, the attendance has depleted tre...

Grenadiers marching on their road to victory

Tiffany Kajiwara, Managing Editor

October 27, 2016

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Over the summer, the Marching Grenadiers were selected to play in the National Independence Day Parade and drove nearly 750 miles to Washington, D.C. This season, they have finished their first two competitions and are preparing...

Opera icon imparts wisdom to students during visit

Nic Baggetto and Tiffany Kajiwara

October 27, 2016

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Following in the footsteps of actress Sharon Muthu, who visited the school last year, international opera singer and Elk Grove High School Alumni Ailyn Perez revisited the hallowed halls of EG on Friday, September 2. Perez tou...

Present, future renovations designed to better student life

Nic Baggetto, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2016

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As returning students may have noticed, renovations, as part of a continued upkeep project spanning several years into the past and future, were done to the school over the summer. A portion of the District 214 budget, which ...

Spanish Club kicks off new year

Sam Uhlarik, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2016

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Spanish Club is back in full swing this year. Sponsor Leslie Guimon is making a point to have everyone come who can, saying “Even if you just want make some friends, please join.” All students, regardless of grade level, ...

Green Grens endeavor to raise awareness

Megan Casey, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2016

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Green Grens is continuing to work toward raising awareness on the harmful effects the people of Flint, Michigan are experiencing after their drinking water supply was contaminated in 2014. This change to Flint River water has...

Battle of Bards

Tiffany Kajiwara, Online Editor

May 6, 2016

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Although Shakespeare Club has wrapped up their season for this year, they are looking ahead to events coming in the fall. Because this year is the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, there will be many Shakespeare celebr...

Graduation will remain inside

Mallory Hornsberger, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2016

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As the year is coming to an end, the seniors are looking forward to graduation. There is a huge change in the graduation ceremony this year, and the senior class is not happy about it. The Elk Grove staff has come together a...

Film Festival has new prizes for winners

Trenton Holmquist and Tiffany Kajiwara

May 6, 2016

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Film Club is preparing for the second annual CinéStudent Film Festival after a school year of movie-related activities. Throughout the year on alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays, Film Club has sponsored a variety of activiti...

Smash Club smashes in for lots of fun

Nic Baggetto, Copy Editor

May 6, 2016

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A favorite pastime of teenagers across the nation is the world of multiplayer and online gaming, and now that pastime has come to EG. On April 15, the first meeting of the new videogame club, deemed “Smash Club” after the game...

Polish Club hosts celebration for national constitution day

Jade Lewis, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2016

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May 3 was Polish Constitution Day. On May 7, Chicago will be having a big parade and it will be televised. In honor of Polish Constitution Day, Polish Club hosted a Polish Cultural Day. Interested students can come down to room ...

Computer Science explores deeper topics at Splash

Dino Frentzas, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2016

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Students from computer science classes went to Splash on April 9. Splash is an event at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign run by undergraduates that teach high school students about computer science. Many students were...

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