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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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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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Teacher feature: Mrs. Roberson

Kaitlyn Massey, Staff Reporter November 15, 2022

Q: What's your favorite thing about teaching? Why? A: I love seeing my students try, maybe fail, try again, and learn! The feeling of seeing my students grow as an individual is extremely rewarding.    Q:...

Interact Club at the Orland Grasslands with Orland Rotary, Courtesy of Allie Bragassi

Sandburg’s Interact making a positive difference

Allie Bragassi, Staff Reporter November 5, 2022

Sandburg has over 70 clubs for students to choose from. Each club has its own goals and qualities, making it difficult to learn specific information about the clubs that are offered. Interact Club is one...

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Sandburg’s College and Career Center is here to help

Alaina Kovacevic, Entertainment Editor, Staff Reporter October 27, 2022

The college application process is a notoriously difficult and strenuous task- one that almost every High School Senior will have to go through. Without guidance, it can be extremely confusing dealing...

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Heating and air systems working overtime at Sandburg

Zainab Azeem, Features Editor October 19, 2022

It’s too hot! Why is it freezing? It’s so hot outside, so why is it so cold here? Heard those phrases around school? With areas around Chicago bringing in chills, the Sandburg building changes in...

Scholastic Bowl success to close out last season, courtesy of Areen Krikorian

Competition changing, but still heating up at Sandburg

Areen Krikorian, Staff Reporter October 19, 2022

For some clubs at Sandburg, it’s like the COVID-19 pandemic never happened. For the Robotics Team, it’s full speed ahead. Robotics member Layna Oberg said “During the pandemic, we had only Saturday’s...

Transfer student Dalia Abu-Samra, Courtesy of Sawsan Khatib

The transfer student experience at CSHS

Sawsan Khatib, Staff Reporter October 4, 2022

With around 3,000 students at Carl Sandburg High School, less than half of said students are transfers. Transfer students allow for a more diverse and distinctive school environment for all.  Mrs....

Freshmen open the door to AP

Faith Casey, Staff Reporter October 4, 2022

For most high school students college is the end goal, the next chapter in their unfolding lives. While it’s tempting to bask in the high school experience for as long as possible, for some students,...

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Athletic training club lends a healing hand

Alyssa Salgado, Staff Reporter October 4, 2022

  Coach Schuber, a graduate from Sandburg, took the first sports medicine class provided by Sandburg before going to the University of Illinois to pursue a career in Athletic training.  Coach...

CLEP Testing: Alternative to AP?

Renna Abozir, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2022

There is a bit of mystery surrounding CLEP tests. It is a test that, like an AP test, is administered through the College Board, will get you college credit, and save you the time and money you would spend...

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