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Quit Clowning Around

This group of scary clowns stands around with chainsaws. Despite recent rumors, this is not occurring in St. Charles.
False threats made by ‘Creepy Clowns’ over social media raises alarm
October 26, 2016

There have been several reports across the United States of individuals dressed up in clown costumes going around, terrorizing the public. “I’m more scared when I’m outside by myself in the dark,”...

Five Days Off

Five Days Off
St Charles High has five days off
October 25, 2016

Recently students had five days off for parent teacher conferences that has arose some confusion. After years of only having four days off students and staff didn't understand why there was a extra...

A Run Around the Park

A Run Around the Park
Cross Country runs a new muddy course
October 20, 2016

The Cross Country team went to Six Flags to a meet on Saturday, Sept. 17, to run a new course. After running a 5K outside the park, they got to go inside the amusement park for a long day of fun. After...

Broadway Night More Than Alright

2016 performance called ‘one of the best ones yet’
October 20, 2016

On Oct. 8 the Broadway Night performance was a grand slam according to choir teachers and members. “I’m very proud  of how far we’ve come in such a short amount of time,” Madrigal Choir member...

A Magical Night

The Symphonic Orchestra performing  on Thursday Oct. 14.
Orchestra has their first concert of the year
October 20, 2016

The Orchestra had their first concert on Thursday,  Oct. 14. The entirety of the Orchestra is split between two classes, one for mostly underclassmen, and the other for upperclassmen. Despite the age...

Galley Exposure

Galley Exposure
Staff makes a new commercial
October 20, 2016

When people think of the St. Charles High Galley, the first thing that might come to mind is the fresh baked cookies, and the many different flavors of the Mountain Dew Kickstarts. But the Galley has much...

Captains On The Field, Best Friends Off the Field

Senior captains Chris Short, Jaylin Williams and Jordan Gladney greet the captains of Orchard Farm on Sept. 30.
Senior Captains Gladney and Short endure rest of season after Williams’ injury
October 20, 2016

Head football coach Joe Leibner announced at the beginning of the season that seniors Jordan Gladney, Chris Short and Jaylin Williams would lead their team as senior captains. These three began their football...

Girls Tennis Wraps Up Season With Tight Schedule

Senior Gabby Gibson eyes the tennis ball in her match against Troy Buchanan on Sept. 14.
The team skips senior night to practice for conference and districts
October 19, 2016

The girls tennis team has yet to win a duel this season, but Head Coach Jonathan Flaxbart believes his team has been constantly improving during his second year running the tennis program. “We haven’t...

Latin Dance Clubs’ Beginnings

Senor Montenegro, Adviser for Latin Dance Club teaches students in Spanish class.
Senor Montenegro leads new ethnic based dance routines
October 18, 2016

In the beginning of September, Spanish teacher Edgar Montenegro worked with sophomore Anelis Ortiz-Garcia to organize the school's new Latin Dance Club. The point of the club is to learn to dance like...

Wootten Temporarily Returns

Guidance Office, home of Wootten before her retirement.
Retirement can’t stop this guidance counselor
October 13, 2016

On Sept. 20 guidance counselor Katie Schweitzer left on maternity leave after the birth of her two twin daughters, Emma and Olivia Schweitzer. In her place while she is absent, Lori Wootten is filling...

Time To Shine

Band marching and performing before the Homecoming Game on Sept.  9.
Marching Band show features lights
September 27, 2016

After last year’s huge show with people falling from great heights, the band’s show this year is more low key, though still big. This year the Marching Band’s show is called Shine.   “In...

Taking A Knee

Students surveyed about athletes kneeling during National Anthem
September 21, 2016

Around the time of the commotion about schools requiring students to do the Pledge of Allegiance everyday, more drama has surfaced. Quarterback for the 49ers Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the...

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