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Mathletes Showcase Math Prowess and Teamwork at State Competition

Zainab Azeem, News Editor April 29, 2024

Mathletes recently competed in their State competition this April after their entire freshman team qualified. Mr. David Brewczynski, the coach for the freshman and sophomore teams, stated, “We’re hoping...

Scholastic Bowl Successful Throughout Season and at State Competition

Kyra Sears, Staff Writer April 2, 2024

“Nobody in the state had ever heard of Carl Sandburg and Scholastic Bowl,” says Mr. Brigham, who has been a coach of Scholastic Bowl for the past ten years. Now, however, the team boasts 11 regional...

Exciting Opportunity for Sandburg Students in Fashion Design Summer Program

Maddie Gallagher, Entertainment Editor February 22, 2024

This winter, students at Sandburg are being offered the opportunity to compete in a fashion design competition through Illinois State University’s Fashion Design and Merchandising program. Whether...

Sandburg Chess Builds Skill and Camaraderie at State Competition

Bailee Pfiffner, Staff Writer February 15, 2024

The Chess Team at Carl Sandburg High School made another appearance at the State Series in Peoria, Illinois from February 8-10. “We qualified by winning on January 27 at Sectionals. The team pulled...

Cross Country team’s season of victory and growth

Alexandra Vazquez-Gutierrez, Features Editor December 4, 2023

The 2023 Cross Country season raced by just as quickly as its athletes and brought home victories across its events all season long. Most recently, both the boys’ and girls’ teams went to Peoria for...

Sandburg Speech team victorious with early tournaments of the season

Bailee Pfiffner, Staff Writer November 14, 2023

On Saturday, November 4th, Carl Sandburg’s Speech Team had a successful competition at Joliet West High School. The team placed 5th overall, and Cayla Evans and Naomi Turk placed first in their events. Junior...

Scholastic Bowl expanding knowledge and having fun

Chloe McLaughlin, Staff Writer September 21, 2023

When looking around at the walls and lockers during the first few weeks of school at Sandburg, one may notice a blue flyer for the Scholastic Bowl team. After taking a closer look, it becomes evident why...

The Eagle Army in competition mode - Photo courtesy of Ms. Rebecca Roti

Eagle Army celebrates winningest seniors and anticipates future success

Alexandra Vazquez-Gutierrez, Staff Reporter May 2, 2023

Just as Sandburg thought that post-pandemic extracurricular breakthroughs were over, the Eagle Army took all by surprise with a remarkable finish in their most recent season.  The Eagle Army is Sandburg’s...

Debaters prepare for upcoming state competition

Iris Delis, Staff Reporter February 22, 2023

The Eagle Debate team had a successful tournament on January 28th at Sandburg Convocation with multiple placings in several divisions. As February is quickly approaching, Sandburg's Novice and JV debate...

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Med Club headed to State in March

Irini Mihas, Features Editor February 16, 2023

The students of Med Club have been working hard in preparation for their exciting upcoming state competition in March. The competition is hosted by HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America), also known...

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...

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