The Fielder

  • Fielder staff earns bronze award at NISPA

    Fielder staff earns bronze award at NISPA

    Hannah Kopek, Staff Writer

    April 20, 2018

    The Fielder staff brought home blue ribbon awards in three catergories, honorable mentions in four categories, a bronze certificate for overall newspaper excellence, and a silver certificate for overall website excellence at the 2018 Northern Illinois Scholastic Press Association (NISPA) conference...

    The Fielder Staff won awards for excellence in journalism at the NISPA conference on Friday, Apr. 20.

    Renee Nieckula

  • Exotic animals provide pet alternatives

    Exotic animals provide pet alternatives

    Elizabeth Hsieh, Feature editor

    April 13, 2018

    While some people turn to puppies or kittens when seeking the companionship of a pet, many others prefer stranger and more exotic alternatives. From snakes to piranhas, there are many kinds of animals that spice up the role of being a pet owner. "When I was little, I decided I didn’t want a pet e...

    Sophomore Dustyn Perona’s corn snake, Slapshot, lays near his newly shed skin. He sheds every month on average.

    Dustyn Perona

  • NHS To Induct New Members

    NHS To Induct New Members

    Shannon Tierney, Editor-In-Chief

    April 13, 2018

    Students strive to be the best they can be, and 111 students will now have the opportunity to become their best selves as they are inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) next Friday, Apr. 20. To be inducted, students must receive an invitation either their junior or senior year. They also must...

    National Honor Society members Josh Hancock and Kate Gallinero, seniors, light their candles from the Candle of Knowledge at the induction ceremony last year.

    Photo by Becky Ward

  • Baseball prepared for season ahead

    Baseball prepared for season ahead

    Brady Jones, Staff Writer

    April 13, 2018

    The Wildcats are off to a 7-4 start, including a notable win against state ranked Lincoln Way East. A quality start by Justin Divelbess, junior, on the mound, contributed to a Wildcat win. “All the guys focus on the ‘little things’,” Divelbess said. “It is typically the little things that...

  • Classic love story offers new twist

    Classic love story offers new twist

    Abbey Dissette, Staff Writer

    April 13, 2018

    Many said “Love, Simon” was going to be an emotional rollercoaster. I was skeptical; there was no way this would be different than any of the cliché love stories with a twist on it, but I was wrong. The movie follows the story of a teenage boy named Simon (Nick Robinson) also known for his work...

Fielder staff earns bronze award at NISPA
NHS To Induct New Members
Band To Preform At Symphony Center
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  • Students shave heads to support cancer research March 23, 2018
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Underclassmen shouldn’t go to prom

Underclassmen shouldn’t go to prom

April 13, 2018

Imagine a junior in his or her last semester, thinking about college, wrapping up difficult lessons in...

Prom should not be just for seniors

Prom should not be just for seniors

April 13, 2018

Most people are familiar with how seniors cannot wait to go to prom, and how many of them wish it was...

Deli closed, students experience anguish

Deli closed, students experience anguish

April 13, 2018

Already with not much to offer, our school lunch program has disappointed students once again. With our...

Walkouts cause more problems than they solve

Walkouts cause more problems than they solve

April 13, 2018

Students streamed through the door while teachers kept watch for suspicious behavior, and classes co...

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Exotic animals provide pet alternatives

Siblings vs Only Children: Who has it better?

April 13, 2018

Siblings: both friends to have forever and burdens to live with. One day you can be enjoying a game of...

Friday the 13th origins stem from middle ages

April 13, 2018

The date that has inspired movies, novels, and TV shows, the date rooted in superstition: Friday the ...

Holocaust Memorial Day promotes honor, prevention

Holocaust Memorial Day promotes honor, prevention

April 13, 2018

April 12 is Holocaust Memorial Day, a commemoration day that has been held for the last 17 years since...

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