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  • Students excited for Senior Banquet

    Students excited for Senior Banquet

    Emily Cooper, School News Team Leader

    February 5, 2017

    A night in Chicago surrounded by aquatic animals, music, friends, food, and awards. A night seniors wait four years to experience. The lingering question that remains over their heads, is it really worth it? “I feel senior banquet is good for getting us seniors together before we graduate because it’s one ...

  • PPC celebrates 9th ‘daily’ issue

    PPC celebrates 9th ‘daily’ issue

    Meghan Blenck, Editor-in-Chief

    February 3, 2017

    There’s nothing like getting a sense of what you want to do for the rest of your life. Many members of the Peace Pipe Chatter were able to experience what it’s like to be working in the journalism field all day in room 197 on Feb. 3. The PPC staff strived to accomplish in a single day, wha...

    The 2016-2017 PPC staff gathers around for a selfie at the end of the day. “This staff alone works together more than any sports team I have been with. I wouldn’t want to be stuck outside in the cold, taste test a bunch of different donuts, or collaborate with any other people,” Emily Cooper, senior and school news team leader, said.

  • WYSE minds think alike

    WYSE minds think alike

    Hannah Gedwill, Features Team

    February 3, 2017

    Today, a select number of MCHS students from the WYSE club, sponsored by chemistry teacher Ms. Laurie Tessmer, will participate in a competition held at the University of St. Francis. The group includes both junior and seniors, whom hold elevated skills in various subjects centered around sciences...

    WYSE club members pose for a picture before embarking on their journey to St. Francis to participate in this year’s WYSE competition, testing their scholarly knowledge. Months of preparation have led up to this first competition in hopes of bringing home some hardware for MCHS.

    Hannah Gedwill

  • Who has the best doughtnuts around?

    Who has the best doughtnuts around?

    Andreanna Haritopoulos, School News Team

    February 3, 2017

    Perhaps one of the most versatile breakfast foods around, doughnuts bring joy to the world regardless of your age, and there’s something for everybody. Whether you like vanilla, chocolate, fluffy, dense, rainbow sprinkles, fruity fillings, or pastry cream, it is nearly impossible to not find a doughy...

    The PPC sample doughnuts from seven local places. Here's who has the best.

    Andreanna Haritopoulos

  • Cheerleaders take the stage tonight at state

    Cheerleaders take the stage tonight at state

    Bella Alessio, Sports Team

    February 3, 2017

    US Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington will be jam-packed tonight for the IHSA State Cheerleading Finals. Under the lights, the Minooka cheer team will be competing in front of hundreds of spectators in hopes to win a state title. The cheerleaders are taking the stage at 6:55 p.m. They will be performing...

    The 2016-2017 MCHS Varsity cheer team will be competing at US Cellular Coliseum tonight for the Preliminary Rounds at IHSA Competition Cheer. The Indians will be taking the stage at 6:55 p.m. in hopes to make it to state finals which would be Saturday.

Students excited for Senior Banquet

Students excited for Senior Banquet

Emily Cooper, School News Team Leader

A night in Chicago surrounded by aquatic animals, music, friends, food, and awards. A night seniors wait four years to experience. The lingering question that remains over their heads, is it really worth it? “I feel se...

February 5No Comments

PPC celebrates 9th ‘daily’ issue

PPC celebrates 9th ‘daily’ issue

Meghan Blenck, Editor-in-Chief

There’s nothing like getting a sense of what you want to do for the rest of your life. Many members of the Peace Pipe Chatter were able to experience what it’s like to be working in the journalism field all day in...

February 3No Comments

Students represent Minooka in all-state musical

Students represent Minooka in all-state musical

Andreanna Haritopoulos, School News Team

As students and teachers attending MCHS wasted their summer days away, three dedicated performers dreamed of the demon barber of Fleet Street. Seniors Benjamin Dow and Nate Garner, as well as sophomore Hannah Babyak, pa...

January 6No Comments

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Plenty to enjoy at NBA All-Star Weekend

Plenty to enjoy at NBA All-Star Weekend

Gabby Hajduk, Sports Team

Over the past weekend, Feb. 17-19, the 66th NBA All-Star game took place. Along with the game came a whole weekend dedicated to the stars of the NBA. The weekend was hosted in New Orleans and was three days long, each day h...

March 2No Comments

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Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

Danyelle Myers, Editor-in-Chief

Black History Month, also known as National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time to acknowledge the central role of African Americans in U....

February 5No Comments

Chinese push for potato popularity

Chinese push for potato popularity

February 5

Traffic rules people tend to steer away from

Traffic rules people tend to steer away from

February 3

WYSE minds think alike

WYSE minds think alike

February 3

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