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Caffeine Ban at the Freshman building and if it’s being implemented at Main

Rianna Panergalin, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2019

As school begins, so do new rumors. During the first week, a rumor started that Neuqua will start restricting caffeine at both buildings because of an incident where a few senior advisors were told to throw away their coffee at t...

Invicto: Mexican Fast food with a twist

Allison Blaszak, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

The desire to try a new culture and experience something different from everyday American food is what brings people to Invicto, a restaurant that serves authentic Mexican food while providing an authentic environment to eat it ...

Colors4Change colors the world a little brighter

Abigail McArthur-Self, Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2019

New Naperville charity started by Indian Prairie District 204 teens collects used crayons and repurposes them for areas in need. Colors4Change, a charity started over the summer by teens from the District 204 high schools, accepts d...

Physical Education Department changes for the 2019-2020 school year

Summer Moore, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

The Neuqua Valley P.E. department will have a change to their courses for the upcoming 2019 - 2020 school year. “The P.E. department will be doing away with some of the courses that they offer, creating less variety for the s...

MMEA victories

Bhoomi Sharma, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

The Midwest Media Educators Association (MMEA) was held on April 26, 2019 in the Neuqua Valley High School auditorium for students from the Media Communication I, Broadcast Journalism & Production II and Broadcast Journalism &am...

The new rise of CBD use

Emma Wightkin, Student Life Editor

May 10, 2019

Cannabidiol (CBD) is, in technical terms, “a chemical compound from the cannabis plant. It's a naturally occurring substance that's used in products like oils and edibles to impart a feeling of relaxation and calm. Unlike its...

AP exam stress

Paige Smith, Business Editor & Columnist

May 10, 2019

It’s the month of May, and we all know what that means… AP exams are here! But don’t stress out; I have some great ways to help. First of all, don’t over study the night before the test. If you pull an all nighter the d...

“It’s finally going to be okay”: the option of online schooling

Arti Rathore, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), in the fall of 2018, 50.7 million students were expected to enroll in public schools. Because of this commonality, many students are under the impression that t...

Demystifying Baccalaureate

Hannah Denaer, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

At 7:00 pm on May 23, Neuqua Valley will hold its annual Baccalaureate Service in the school’s auditorium. It is a faith-based service for seniors that, “celebrates and involves and integrates people from various faith backg...

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