High Noon in Washington

Braden Rice, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

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From January 20th to 22nd, the federal government was in partial shutdown because lawmakers in the Senate couldn’t reach a 60 vote agreement to pass a budget for the foreseeable future. Over the past year, the government has o...

Temporary Protection Status Terminated for Salvadoran and Haitian Immigrants

Haley Mickey, News Editor

February 6, 2018

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In 1990, the United States Congress created the Temporary Protection Program, a national program that allows immigrants to temporarily live in the U.S. because their home country is affected by natural disasters, war, or othe...

How Climate Change Became Political

Megan Horner, Editor-In-Chief

December 7, 2017

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Climate Change. Global Warming. For many Americans, the mere mention of these words can begin great debates between both friends and political foes, twist mouths into grimaces, and cause many to declare “I don’t want to ta...

Casas for CASA

Nathaniel Alexander, staff writer

December 7, 2017

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This year, our school will once again be participating in the annual Casas for CASA fundraising event at Rent One Park in Marion.  CASA is a non-profit organization based here in Williamson County with the mission to house and g...

How Lack of Sleep Affects Student’s Grades

Taylor Craig, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017

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Around thirty-four percent of Americans have some type of sleeping disorder and half of that thirty-four percent experience tiredness two to three times a week, leaving the remaining half with a regular, therefore more serious...

Youth in Government

Braden Rice, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017

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Youth in Government is a CHS club that is for the most part overlooked due to its small size of only 11 members, but it has a lot of activities in it. In Youth in Government, students engage in many mock government activities...

The Trouble with North Korea: A Struggle for Freedom

Lydia Nelson, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017

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Today, the fight for true freedom is still raging in North Korea as the country’s citizens fight to stay alive within their government’s oppressive rule. North Koreans’ civil rights are extremely limited and the country itself ...

Independence Fever

Independence Fever

October 24, 2017

Upcoming Events

Nathaniel Alexander, staff writer

October 5, 2017

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Pumpkin Path- The Pumpkin Path is an annual Halloween celebration located in downtown Carterville.  This family friendly event includes trick or treating at local businesses and a costume contest parade.  The Pumpkin Path...

ISIS Nearing Defeat

Braden Rice, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

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After five years of terror, ISIS is almost defeated. The year 2017 has been a turning point for the Assad and American Coalitions, with the terrorist group losing more territory and power in the Middle East than all previous y...

Illinois State Funding Update

Taylor Jones, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

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In recent politics, Illinois leaders continue to fail to set a state budget to fund Illinois schools. Lawmakers had not been able to come to a consensus on an education budget. As a repercussion, some Illinois schools might hav...

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