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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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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...

Comic Corner: Baldy the Eagle

Sofia Szaflarski, Staff Reporter November 29, 2022

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The Steel Eagle provides the Sandburg soundtrack

Nataniel Zoladek, Staff Reporter November 15, 2022

The Steel Eagle may be playing in the halls once more, under the help of the Radio Club Director, Mr. Milo. It has been four years since the Steel Eagle last played in the hallways, and after two years...

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Taylor Swift’s Midnights: A cryptic adventure for super-fans and casual listeners

Faith Casey, Staff Reporter November 2, 2022

After re-recording her song "All Too Well" and creating a 10-minute version of the beloved ballad, Taylor Swift won Video of the Year at the MTV VMAs on August 28th, 2022. It was here that she announced...

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Welcome to Château la Roach!

Grace Harty, Staff Reporter October 19, 2022

The fall play is coming up in Carl Sandburg and it surely will bring lots of entertainment. Between October 20-22, the school auditorium will be filled with the laughter of students and families because...

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Choirs bring new life to classical music, mixing with techno beats

Sophia Dorantes, Staff Reporter October 18, 2022

Sandburg choirs have embarked on a new and original project, which will combine techno and classical styles of music. They will use techno backing tracks and classic piano, and the choirs will sing over...

Fashion trends this fall

Maddie Gallagher, Staff Reporter October 4, 2022

As the transition towards autumn begins at Sandburg, several new fashion trends appear throughout students. Between the comeback of 90s style, seasonal colors, and wide variety of outfit possibilities,...

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Fall Play 2021 – The Women of Lockerbie

Salam El-Natour, Staff Reporter October 4, 2022

This year's fall play, The Women of Lockerbie, took a turn from the previous year’s, opting for a more serious story, as opposed to a comedy. Loosely based on a true story, the play depicts a story in...

Teacher Feature – Mrs Smith

Salam El-Natour February 24, 2022

What high school(s) did you attend? Theodore High School in southern Alabama What year did you graduate? 1980 What kinds of activities and hobbies were you involved in? I played basketball...

Teacher Feature - Ms Parker

Teacher Feature – Ms Parker

Salam El-Natour February 17, 2022

What highschool(s) did you attend? Freshman through junior year I went to Willowbrook High School in Villa Park, Illinois, then I moved to Eisenhower High School for my senior year. What year did...

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