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Mrs. Honeysett strives to reconnect with the students in her classes. Students are finding difficultly transitioning into past classroom norms.
Students are back to building relationships with teachers after over a year online
Steven Tardif, Headlines Reporter • September 22, 2021

The closing of schools and move to online learning within the last year due to the COVID-19 crisis has led to changes with how teachers interact with their students. Students...

The bus driver shortage in district 204 has impacted student’s transportation to and from school.
Bus driver shortages cause students to question school transportation
Sarah Holzman and Tanmayi Sharat September 17, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, bus drivers were left without work and turned to search for higher paying jobs. As school has started to return to how it was prior to the...

The TedEd club, founded by students meets on Tuesday, September 14th.
TedEd club is ready to invite new passionate students in again as the new school year begins
Steven Tardif September 15, 2021

Student activities such as clubs and sports start to pick up as the 2021-2022 school year progresses. One club in particular that has started meeting in person again is the...

Freshman sit in a circle a connect with their upperclassman as they tell stories of their freshman year.
Freshmen meet outside to create new social connections for Fresh Connect
September 14, 2021

As students are getting into the rhythm of a normal school day, the freshmen were newly introduced to Fresh Connect. As new ideas like meeting...

Local teen -Michelle Azie-
wins the title of Fox Valley Youth Poet Laureate
Michelle Azi wins the title of Fox Valley Youth Poet Laureate
September 9, 2021

Teen Writers and Artist Project (TWAAP) held the Fox Valley Youth Poet Laureate Finalist Ceremony on Aug 26. The winner of this event was junior...

Students hopeful return for the 2021-2022 year
Students' hopeful return for the 2021-2022 year
September 3, 2021

Many students, while happy, were skeptical of their return to school for the following year when the school bell rang on March 13. As the 2021-2022...

Seniors enjoy Starbucks together during their lunch break.
Seniors take advantage of off-campus lunch
August 26, 2021

To reduce overcrowding in the commons, the District 204 school board is temporarily allowing seniors to go off-campus during their lunch period....

With a wave of uncertainty over which COVID guidelines should still be followed, comes the debate over masks and their necessity in the classroom.
Students adhere to the newly issued school mask mandate
August 24, 2021

At the beginning of August, Governor J.B. Pritzker announced at a press conference that all schools PK-12 must mandate masks regardless of student...

PDAC holds an online zoom webinar with American Author Jason Reynolds and Sonja Cherry paul who is an educator, author, and co-founder of the Institute for Racial Equity in Literacy.
PDAC holds a public Zoom webinar to discuss black representation and education on racism.
May 25, 2021

The Parent Diversity Advocacy Council (PDAC) held a Zoom webinar event with American author Jason Reynolds and Sonja Cherry Paul last Monday...

Students begin to prepare for their upcoming AP exams in June.
Students prepare for AP Exams throughout the final weeks of the school year
May 21, 2021

With the school year coming to an end, Advanced Placement (AP) exams are right around the corner. Students are preparing for their exams that...

Dr. Janet Woodcock and Dr. Peter Marks from the FDA address expanding the vaccine eligibility to 12 to 15 year olds and results from the clinical trial.
FDA approves expansion on vaccine eligibility and highlights clinical trial
May 19, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 to 12-15-year-old individuals on May 10. Since...

A standard-issued COVID-19 vaccination record card.
Districts 203 and 204 partner up to host a vaccine clinic for the community
May 18, 2021

Naperville School Districts 203 and 204 are partnering up to host a vaccine clinic for students. The districts are working with Jewel-Osco Pharmacy...

Students are adjusting to in-person learning as we near the end of the school year.
204’s plan for full in-person learning brings optimism among students and teachers
May 12, 2021

District 204 administrators announced their plan for full in-person learning for the 2021-22 school year on April 24. After a school year of...

Brooks Elementary school is known in the district to have a lower number of yearly enrollments.
204 begins boundary reviews to balance student enrollment
May 7, 2021

The topic of student capacity in high schools has sparked discussion over the years as economic development continues. On April 12, District...

Students receive their graduation yard signs.
PTSA hosts new end of year Senior Celebration
April 19, 2021

The PTSA recently held an outdoor social event for seniors. This event was focused on handing out class of 2021 yard signs to seniors and providing...

Ramadan which is an Islamic month of fasting and prayer began this week.
Muslim students welcome holy month of Ramadan
April 14, 2021

Beginning this past Monday, Muslims across the globe observed the first day of Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting and prayer. During Ramadan,...

Dhruv Syngol created the Open Gear Initiative to allow students to explore  their interests in STEM.
Local student organizes nonprofit in hopes of inspiring students to pursue in STEM
April 14, 2021

The Open Gears Initiative is a nonprofit organization founded by Dhruv Syngol, a sophomore with a passion for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering,...

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