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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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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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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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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...

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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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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...

Sustainability club plant drive beautifies CSHS

Migle Acas, Staff Reporter October 4, 2022

Starting September 26th through 30th, Sustainability Club will be organizing a Plant Drive for an opportunity to earn community service or NHS hours. Plants can be dropped off during lunch hours at the...

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