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  • Boys volleyball starts regional play tonight

    Boys volleyball starts regional play tonight

    Gabby Hajduk, School News Team

    May 22, 2017

    With 22 wins and 12 losses this season, the boys volleyball team plans to reflect their success from last season. Finishing as regional champions last year, the boys have worked hard this season in hopes of earning the title for the second year in a row. They finished in the SPC this year. Although...

  • Choir goes to Canada

    Choir goes to Canada

    Andreanna Haritopoulos, School News Team

    May 15, 2017

    Maple syrup galore, measuring distances in meters, and prices that are typically higher than what we see at home. These are the most noticeable differences that a typical suburban student would see between the “True North” and downtown Chicago. This is Canada, eh? Following mere weeks after spring break and shor...

    MCHS choir students took a trip through Michigan into Canada at the end of April.

  • Soccer team hopes success continues in Regionals

    Soccer team hopes success continues in Regionals

    Bella Alessio and Cassady Cundari

    May 15, 2017

    The underdog: a classic storyline of an under-appreciated opponent who faces off with the team that is anticipated to emerge victorious. Sports are full of underdogs, whether it’s the 1969 Miracle Mets, the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” USA National Hockey Team, or the 2013 Florida Gulf Coast men's bask...

    Senior Hailey Arlis holds up the Southwest Prairie League Conference Championship plaque while the MCHS girls soccer team celebrates their first conference championship in 36 years at home on Senior Night, May 9.

    Courtesy of Wendi Arlis

  • Boys compete for SPC track title today

    Boys compete for SPC track title today

    Calvin Stiteley, Sports Team Leader

    May 11, 2017

    For the past decade, the MCHS boys track and field team has dominated opposing competition. The team has put that on full display in the championship season, winning the SPC conference championship meet four out of the last five seasons. This year the boys will be competing for potentially their fifth...

    Soren Knudsen runs the 4x800-meter relay at the SmithStrong Invitational.

  • 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 ...

Choir goes to Canada

Choir goes to Canada

Andreanna Haritopoulos, School News Team

Maple syrup galore, measuring distances in meters, and prices that are typically higher than what we see at home. These are the most noticeable differences that a typical suburban student would see between the “True North...

May 15, 2017No Comments

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 5, 2017No 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 3, 2017No Comments

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Boys volleyball starts regional play tonight

Boys volleyball starts regional play tonight

Gabby Hajduk, School News Team

With 22 wins and 12 losses this season, the boys volleyball team plans to reflect their success from last season. Finishing as regional champions last year, the boys have worked hard this season in hopes of earning the title f...

May 22, 2017No Comments

  • Soccer team hopes success continues in Regionals May 15, 2017
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2017 Seniors say goodbye to MCHS

May 15, 2017No Comments

Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

February 5, 2017

Chinese push for potato popularity

Chinese push for potato popularity

February 5, 2017

Traffic rules people tend to steer away from

Traffic rules people tend to steer away from

February 3, 2017

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The student news site of Minooka Community High School in Minooka, Illinois
The student news site of Minooka Community High School in Minooka, Illinois