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In 1951, Minooka students raffled off turkeys, a goose, and a duck for Thanksgiving.

Thanksgivings of MCHS past

Ella Preboy
November 23, 2020
The girls cross country team won the state championship in 2015.

Fighting To Be First: Closing The Gaps

Media & Journalism class students
November 23, 2020
Minooka's first girls soccer team started in the fall of 1973.

Fighting To Be First: Girls Team Sports Arrive

Media & Journalism class students
November 19, 2020
The Girls Athletic Club was one of the few athletic opportunities for girls at MCHS before 1973 when team sports began. This picture is of the Girls Athletic Club from the 1970-71 yearbook.

Fighting To Be First: Before Girls Had A Team

Media & Journalism class students
November 16, 2020
Visiting colleges has been more of a challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic.

College visits affected by COVID-19

Gabby Roussos, Features Editor
November 6, 2020
Poet Philip Worth is buried in the Willard Grove Cemetery in Channahon.  He memorialized a Minooka school fire in one of his poems.

Historic Minooka school fire remembered by poet

Gabby Roussos, Features Editor
October 20, 2020
Ashley Soto works at The Timbers Of Shorewood. She finds balancing school and work something you just need to get used to. “I try to get as much as I can done before I go into work, but it can be a lot, especially during a time like this,

Students balance jobs with remote learning

Maddie Johnson, Features Editor
October 19, 2020
Seniors Ava Bezaire and Jimmy Holmes, creators of the petition and @improveminooka, are working to change the MCHS mascot.

Students organize for action on mascot

Emily Mepham, Social Media Director
October 15, 2020
Former ER nurse Ms. Jen Davis described working with COVID-19 patients and recovering from the virus herself.  She now works as a home infusion nurse.

Former ER nurse discusses living with COVID-19

Claire Evelyne Edwards, Editor-in-Chief
September 30, 2020
Students find ways to cope during pandemic

Students find ways to cope during pandemic

Meghan Angus
September 18, 2020
Music teacherKaleigh Mattson's small business faced new challenges once the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

Pandemic causes small music business to adapt

P. Slater, Graphics Manager
September 13, 2020
Many stores closed completely because of the coronavirus pandemic with some staying open with few customers.  Many workers incomes have been affected.

Workers face smaller incomes because of pandemic

Maddie Johnson, Features Editor
September 8, 2020
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