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  • Theme issue on Diversity and Race distributed

    Theme issue on Diversity and Race distributed

    April 25, 2018

    For the annual theme issue, the PPC staff asked the entire student body for their responses to topics on Diversity and Race.  The issue was distributed at MCHS on April 25. You can view a PDF version of the issue here.

    The cover of the April 25 issue was inspired by a common cover for the novel To Kill A Mockingbird.

  • Rock climbing club reaches new heights

    Rock climbing club reaches new heights

    Ryan Swanson, School News Team

    March 19, 2018

      “Two students came up to me and asked if we could do some after-school climbing, and we talked through maybe doing it as a club,” Mr. Jason Boe, rock climbing club sponsor, said. Some odd 120 members later, and the Minooka rock climbing club is in full swing. “We started in 2011...

    Members of the rock climbing club pose near the climbing wall in the small gym at Central Campus.

    Mr. Jason Boe

  • 10 returning starters fuel girls soccer

    10 returning starters fuel girls soccer

    Brandon Thompson, Sports Team

    March 8, 2018

    Winning a regional last year was just the beginning for what the girls soccer team wants to accomplish this year. With 10 out of 11 starters returning for this upcoming year, this season looks like it could be a special season. Last year, they went 17-5 and 9-0 in conference, winning the SPC title for ...

    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, 2017.

    Courtesy of Wendi Arlis

  • Baseball looks to continue success

    Baseball looks to continue success

    Brandon Thompson, Sports Team

    March 7, 2018

    The varsity boys baseball team has the same high aspirations as every season: to win conference, regionals, and to make a deep postseason run. The varsity boys baseball team is also in a similar position as it is almost every year when they begin the season. The team believes that they have what it t...

    Baseball players work out in the gymnasium in this photo from the 2017 season.

  • Weekend recap of athletics from Feb. 23

    Weekend recap of athletics from Feb. 23

    February 26, 2018

    Wrestling competed in the Elite 8 at the State Finals, and boys track and field had their second meet this past weekend.  Here’s a short recap of the action. Friday, Feb. 23 Boys Track and Field: Finished 4th at 14-team Huntley Indoor Invitational. Saturday, Feb. 24 Wrestling: At IHSA Sta...

Theme issue on Diversity and Race distributed
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The student news site of Minooka Community High School in Minooka, Illinois