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Students part of the nationwide struggle to score Taylor Swift tickets

Faith Casey, Staff Reporter December 1, 2022

With her new release of her newest album Midnights, Taylor Swift wants her fans to “meet [her] at midnight,” and the announcement of The Eras Tour was a promising event for fans to do so. However,...

Sandburg orchestra debuts first concert of the year

Layan Wahdan, Staff Reporter November 30, 2022

On Thursday, October 27th, all levels of the Carl Sandburg High School orchestra (concert, philharmonic, and symphonic) performed their first official concert of the year. Sandburg's orchestra started...

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Sandburg hosts annual craft fair to benefit Athletic Boosters

Grace Harty, Staff Reporter November 30, 2022

On November 19th and 20th, Carl Sandburg High School was home once again to one of the largest indoor craft fairs in the Midwest. From 9am-4pm, visitors were able to stop by countless booths filled with...

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Carl Sandburg’s big and little eagles learning together

Alexandra Vazquez-Gutierrez, Staff Reporter November 30, 2022

Linked classrooms with a double purpose: S166 and S167. S166: Mrs. Angel’s classroom for the past 24 years. S167: the home of the Little Eagles, ages varying from three to five. Many people, Sandburg...

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Orchesis debuts compelling dance performances

Alyssa Salgado, Staff Reporter November 30, 2022

ORLAND PARK - Mrs. Sims is the coach for the Orchesis troupe. Orchesis is a performing arts troupe that performs throughout the year.  Mrs. Sims has auditions for Orchesis in August. The people auditioning...

Sustainability Club’s pollinator garden gaining interest

Migle Acas, Staff Reporter November 30, 2022

Sustainability Club provides the opportunity for students to enjoy Sandburg’s little piece of nature within the bounds of the renewed South courtyard. Since the initial application of new plants, the...

Powderpuff brings students together during Homecoming Week

Sawsan Khatib, Staff Reporter November 29, 2022

Powderpuff is a once-a-year event for young women to get together, make new friends, have a new experience, and most importantly have some fun. Something new and exciting is just what many Sandburg students...

Comic Corner: Baldy the Eagle

Sofia Szaflarski, Staff Reporter November 29, 2022

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New coaching staff for Sandburg Hockey

Sophia Makin, Sports Editor November 29, 2022

For the 2022-2023 hockey season, Sandburg welcomed in an entire new coaching staff for the hockey program. With the introduction of new faces in place of familiar ones, many players, fans, and community...

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December’s Dance II showcase sure to wow audience

Irini Mihas, Features Editor November 26, 2022

It has been months since the first day of school, and the students of Mrs. Roberson's Dance 2 class have been working hard to put on their annual dance showcase on December 13, 2022 at 7pm. From styles...

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The Lit Lab is here to help

Mathylda Dulian, News Editor November 26, 2022

The Literacy Lab (the Lit Lab, for short) is a popular and incredible resource for students of all ages and levels here at Sandburg. The Lit Lab is open during all three lunch/study hall periods to assist...

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Andrew alumna Gia Skiba speaks at the Career Internship’s Partner with a Pro series about event planning/event sales

Sandburg offers wide variety of off-campus electives and internships

Maddie Gallagher, Staff Reporter November 22, 2022

Students at Sandburg have the opportunity to explore their future careers through a variety of off-campus electives and internships. From nail technology, cosmetology, to both teaching and work internships,...

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