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PHS Musicians go to IHSA Solo/Ensemble

PHS Musicians go to IHSA Solo/Ensemble

Janaleigh Muszynsky, News Editor

Palatine student musicians from band and orchestra participated at the IHSA Solo/Ensemble competition on March 4 at GreysLake Central High School. The musicians were able...

March 10, 2017No Comments

Palatine HOSA goes to State

Palatine HOSA goes to State

Janaleigh Muszynsky, News Editor

The Palatine High School Health Occupations for Students of America (HOSA) went to Decatur from March 1 to March 3 to participate in the State Leadership Conference. The...

March 9, 2017No Comments

Congratulations Pirate artists!

Congratulations Pirate artists!

Last weekend Palatine students participated in the Illinois High School Art Exhibition, which culminates in two exhibitions featuring 100 high schools in Illinois. The exhib...

March 1, 2017No Comments

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Features

Humans of Palatine: Tiffany

Humans of Palatine: Tiffany

Gary Guzman, Photographer

“Since I was 9, I began taking breakdancing classes at a local studio I was apart of, and fell in love with hip hop. I was also doing all star cheerleading at the same t...

April 28, 2017No Comments

Zoe Vukelich perfecting the clarinet

Zoe Vukelich perfecting the clarinet

Fidan Malikova, Features Editor

Frustration sets in as Zoe Vukelich plays the same song over and over, messing up each time in the same measures and on the same notes. She then decides to take the measures...

April 3, 2017No Comments

Slideshow: Mr Pirate 2017!

Slideshow: Mr Pirate 2017!

Janaleigh Muszynsky, News Editor

Thursday, March 23 Palatine High School gathered up five boys and put them on a stage for the annual Mr. Pirate contest. The event had performences from both the men on...

March 24, 2017No Comments

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Opinions

The need for weekly late starts

The need for weekly late starts

Monika Juras, Opinions Editor

Tuesday, March 21 was Palatine High School’s last late start day for the 2016-2017 school year. To many, this fateful day marked an end to their opportunities to sleep i...

May 15, 2017No Comments

Start brown bagging your lunch

Start brown bagging your lunch

Nataly Panczyk, Reporter

Pizza, cheeseburgers, chicken wraps, enchiladas…Palatine’s lunch menu is seemingly indistinguishable from a fast food dive. That is, until it’s served on a plastic tr...

April 26, 2017No Comments

Schools neglect the biological clocks of teens

Schools neglect the biological clocks of teens

Nataly Panczyk, Reporter

Most teenagers would rather hear a tornado siren than their alarm clock. Consequently, their parents are also familiar with ultimately having to drag their sluggish teens...

April 19, 2017No Comments

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Art & Entertainment

Inner Demons launches a music career for Julia Brennan

Inner Demons launches a music career for Julia Brennan

Haley Holz, Reporter

Julia Brennan, an 18 year old singer-songwriter from Minneapolis, has just been signed by Columbia records because of her heartfelt piano-laced track "Inner Demons." “Inner Demons” was inspired by one of...

April 20, 2017No Comments

Crowns reigns with readers

Crowns reigns with readers

Haley Holz, Reporter

The Crown’s Game written by Evelyn Skye is a book that needs to be on every dystopian lover’s bookshelf. This fantastic book takes place in Russia, at a time when both t...

April 18, 2017No Comments

Classic album review: Licensed to Ill

Classic album review: Licensed to Ill

Janaleigh Muszynsky, News editor

In The Beastie Boys’ first album, Licensed to Ill , they demonstrate the use of back tracking samples in the rock genre, rapping over the sample with nonsense, meaningless,...

April 12, 2017No Comments

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