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D211 appoints New Superintendent Dr. Small

Jason Jung and Kellie Liu

November 20, 2019

  Township High School District 211 appointed Dr. Lisa Small as its new superintendent this past October. Small, who is D211’s current associate superintendent for instruction, will assume the position after the retire...

The Woodfield Mall incident

Kurowei Indiamaowei, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2019

Palatine native Javier Garcia was recently arrested following his decision to drive an SUV into Woodfield Mall. Garcia approached the Sears entrance of the mall, driving straight through the entrance in an SUV. While Garci...

A look at the split of Amazon and its founder Jeff Bezos

Jacob Yi, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2019

On Jan.  9, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, also known as the richest man in the world with a net worth of 140 billion dollars, took to Twitter to announce his divorce. “As our family and close friends know, after a long period of lovi...

21 Savage at risk of deportation

Alex Hu, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Instead of planning to perform at the Grammys on Feb. 3, rapper 21 Savage was taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and placed in U.S. immigration detention. ICE accused 21 Savage — whose given n...

Fremd brings back Turnabout with its second annual Winter Gala

Jiyoon Hwang, News Editor

February 26, 2019

After a successful winter dance last year, Fremd’s Student Council is hosting its second annual Winter Gala on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 7:30 to 10:30 pm in the main gym. This year’s Winter Gala theme is “Starry Night,” and...

A quick recap of the post-Thanksgiving blizzard of ‘18

Jon Siemianowski, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019

Whether we were traveling, out shopping, or just simply at home, the blizzard that struck after Thanksgiving this year was slightly larger and dangerous than a typical winter storm. There were numerous travel delays and road c...

December weather: A big chill incoming

Jon Siemianowski, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019

For this month so far, we do not have any sign of another major storm occurring within the next couple of weeks like what happened a while back. However, with extreme temperature variations over the country this month, it is e...

Negotiations between Teachers Union and D211 may lead to first ever D211 strike

Jason Jung, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

The D211 teachers of the Northwest Suburban Local 1211 Union could go on a strike as early as Dec. 18. The Union is striving to negotiate a contract with the district that better compensates the teachers for their work and...

Understanding meteorology: Weather models and how they work

Jon Siemianowski, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

One of the main winter hassles is forecasting. Long-term forecasting is more difficult than in the summer months because of multiple precipitation types that can occur. Forecasters use a variety of different models, or forecast o...

November weather: Getting you ready for the latest

Jon Siemianowski, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

Recently, the weather has been more appreciable of December weather, with temperatures sometimes unable to get out of the 20’s and a couple instances of snow. Over the past two weeks, two main concerns have been brought to mete...

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