The Echo

Dana Balmas
Dana is a senior and third year member of The Echo. She is involved with Aspiring Medical Professionals Club, Spanish Honor Society, Rho Kappa, P.E. Leaders, Senior Advisors, and Women's Empowerment Club. In her free time, she likes playing travel soccer, baking, hanging out with her three dogs, volunteering and watching Netflix. In the future, she hopes to become a doctor and work for Doctors Without Borders.

Dana Balmas, Editor-in-Chief

Dec 19, 2020
Erica Pavlik goes “above and beyond” for her students: how she earned the A+ Award (Story)
Oct 05, 2020
COVID-19 changes the landscape of standardized testing (Story/Media)
Sep 19, 2020
Celebrating the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg: supreme court justice dies at 87 (Story)
Sep 11, 2020
Neuqua Valley teachers share their 9/11 stories (Story)
Apr 19, 2020
I’m losing it: the thoughts of an extrovert in quarantine (Story/Media)
Apr 17, 2020
How to Make Your Own Face Mask – DIY!! (Story/Media)
Apr 09, 2020
In service to one’s identity (Story)
Apr 01, 2020
IHSA announces controversial return date for spring sports (Story)
Mar 03, 2020
Anthony Tegtmeyer wins award for PLTW Engineering Teacher of the Year (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Lights! Camera! Action in Africa lands a role on Neuqua’s growing list of student-run non-profit organizations (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
Peering Behind the Mask of Success (Story)
Oct 01, 2019
Neuqua vs Waubonsie: The War of 204 (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
Minecraft is building more than just blocks in the virtual world (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
Rachel Stege takes the World Junior Swimming Championships by storm (Story)
May 22, 2019
Does economic privilege affect the improvement of athletes? (Story)
May 09, 2019
Neuqua holds engineering showcase for young engineers (Story/Media)
Apr 27, 2019
Why you should tune into Game of Thrones before the series ends (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
Mrs. Wilson revives @neuquavalley Instagram for the community (Story)
Mar 19, 2019
Conquering freshman fears and participating in Writer’s Week (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
Valentine’s Day plans you’ll fall for (Story)
Feb 07, 2019
The golden Girl Scout (Story)
Jan 07, 2019
The new “Tik-Toker”on the rise (Story)
Dec 02, 2018
Naperville Christkindlmarket features a part of Jerusalem (Story/Media)
Dec 02, 2018
Crystal Concert draws people from all over (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Meeting Shea Maloney and her special effects makeup (Story)
Oct 31, 2018
The PACE program welcomes new changes (Story/Media)
Oct 31, 2018
Working towards an ultimate goal (Story/Media)
Oct 11, 2018
Changing values in the romantic comedy scene (Story)
Sep 30, 2018
Precautions for injury prevention at Neuqua (Story)
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