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District 204 narrows down to its final decision on reopening schools for the fall

Aimun Anwer

After careful reconsideration, District 204 chooses to switch over to complete online learning over the previous idea of both online and in-person learning options.

District 204 opens up the conversation regarding acts of injustice

Yearbook photo by Sophie Shabaz

The Naperville Neighbors United will be hosting a youth forum tomorrow at 7 p.m. Those who are interested in registering can click the link at the end of the story.

Metea hosts pickup for students’ locker supplies

Alexandra Guckel

Students pickup bags of their goods from their lockers.

Apollo performs ‘Keep Your Head Up’ virtually to spread positivity

Apollo performs ‘Keep Your Head Up’ virtually to spread positivity

May 23, 2020

As COVID-19 reigns and students continue to search for some sense of normalcy, many clubs and organizations have been hard at work to ensure at least a few aspects of typical high school life are maintained....

School closing for the rest of the year creates changes for students and staff

School closing for the rest of the year creates changes for students and staff

May 14, 2020

Since Indian Prairie School District announced the extension of remote learning and closing of schools for the rest of the 2019-20 academic year, students and teachers have been flooded with emotions.  The...

Small businesses face hardships due to coronavirus

Small businesses face hardships due to coronavirus

May 11, 2020

Whether it be the president of the United States or the neighbors dog, everyone is currently being affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. What started as a mere virus, comparable to the common cold, has turned...

Metea’s warm line offers support to those who need it

Metea’s warm line offers support to those who need it

May 8, 2020

Metea created a warm line to offer emotional support, recovery education, and self-advocacy support to anyone. The warmline is a form that students can complete if they are not ready to seek out someone...

Standardized test cancellations create changes for students

Standardized test cancellations create changes for students

April 23, 2020

The Collegeboard has recently announced that the SAT and SAT subject tests up through June have been cancelled. The ACT has cancelled their tests through June as well. Public health officials have made...

Illinois schools to suspend in-person instruction for the 2019-2020 school year

Illinois schools to suspend in-person instruction for the 2019-2020 school year

April 17, 2020

Governor Pritzker announced on Friday that all Illinois schools would suspend in-person learning for the remainder for the 2019-2020 school year. Remote learning will be in place for IPSD students until...

COVID-19 creates a positive environmental impact

COVID-19 creates a positive environmental impact

April 15, 2020

With the recent nationwide closures, most people are understandably looking for some good news. The country seems to be standing on edge, hugging the media and waiting for any sort of information that...

Governor Pritzker extends stay at home order until April 30

Governor Pritzker extends stay at home order until April 30

March 28, 2020

At a press conference on Tuesday, Governor Pritzker announched that the stay at home order for Illinois residents will remain in place until April 30, keeping schools closed until then. The Illinois...

Teachers use technology to adapt to e-learning

Teachers use technology to adapt to e-learning

March 25, 2020

Students are adjusting to the new environment of learning at home with technology and little face-to-face interaction with peers. As much as a change that it has been towards students, it also has been...

COVID-19 school update: e-learning

COVID-19 school update: e-learning

March 18, 2020

The Illinois State Board of Education issued a written statement regarding this time: “An Act of God Day is a day that is used for a condition beyond the control of the district that poses a hazardous...

IPSD 204 provides resources to families during e-learning days

IPSD 204 provides resources to families during e-learning days

March 17, 2020

All IPSD schools will be implementing e-learning  from March 18 to March 30 to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus following an announcement by IPSD Superintendent Karen Sullivan on Friday. Spring...

Student sets fire to mens’ restroom

Student sets fire to mens’ restroom

March 15, 2020

A student set off a smoke bomb in the boy’s bathroom located in the Spirit House during the school day on March 10. Students and staff discovered the smoke bomb and followed safety precautions that would...

Online learning to start March 18

Online learning to start March 18

March 13, 2020

Superintendent Karen Sullivan announced that District 204 is closing all schools and implementing online learning starting March 18.  While there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the district, Sullivan said she was acting “out of an abundance of caution.”

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi challenges the ideas of racism and encourages people to become anti-racist.

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi challenges the ideas of racism and encourages people to become anti-racist.

March 13, 2020

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds collaborated on a book titled “Stamped,” which helps teenagers grasp the concept of racism. It was inspiration from Dr. Kendi’s original book, How to be an “Antiracist.”...

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