The Fielder

Students receive free EKG screenings courtesy of YH4L

Jessica Brooks, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

  Free EKG screenings were performed in the field house on Dec 12. The YH4L (Young Hearts for Life) Organization is a non-profit group that travels to different school districts offering free electrocardiogram screenings for studen...

Angel Tree supports prisoner’s children through local church

Shelby Ketchmark, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

  Currently in the Statesville Correctional Center, there are more than 3,500 inmates. With 37.7% of Plainfield residents being children aged 0-19, according to plainfield-il.org, that leaves a high probability of at least one D...

eSports creates opportunities for gamers

Stephanie Wallace, Feature Editor

December 13, 2019

  Video games have entered the world of sports with the new eSports club, that consists of students playing five game modes: Overwatch, League of Legions, Super Smash Bros, Fortnite, and Rocket League. “There are multiple diffe...

Junior wrestler to compete with team USA in Rome

Dylan Mau, Staff Writter

November 15, 2019

  Andrew Swanson, junior, will compete with Team USA in Rome, Italy at the United World Wrestling Pankration Championship from Nov. 15-18. “My professor walked up to me and asked me in August if I wanted to train for Pankr...

Assembly pays tribute to veterans in community

Shelby Ketchmark, Staff Writter

November 15, 2019

  Veterans from around the community and school shared their experiences and what this day means to them at this year’s Veteran’s Day assembly, on Nov 8. The event granted students, starting with third period history class...

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