Academy Chatter: “If you could make one addition to Notre Dame such as a club, activity, sport, facility etc., what would it be and why?”

Staff Writers, Journalism I

September 18, 2018

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Mary Cortez, senior: “I would make a pool for gym class units.” Jeremy Delgado, freshman: “I would make a wrestling team because it’s a fun strategic sport.” Henry Vandenheuvel, sophomore: “I would have an open-...

Student Government: What It Means to Me, Could Mean to You

Maxwell Timmer, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

September 16, 2018

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Ronald Reagan. Chris Christie. Bill Clinton. Those are just some of the people who were involved in Student Government during high school. This will be my third year involved in Student Government, the first two years as C...

Academy Chatter: When and where are you the happiest?

September 11, 2018

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Ared Hernandez, junior: “When my brother Aaron is not home (sooo much peace).” Diego Sepulveda, junior: “I am the happiest when I’m surrounded by family and friends.” Jadyn Kluesa junior:” I’m the happ...

Banning Plastic Straws. . . . Is That Really the Big Issue?

Maxwell Timmer, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

September 9, 2018

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In late July, California cities caused controversy by banning plastic straws to be used in food chains and in day-to-day uses. “In June, the city of Santa Barbara passed a bill banning the distribution or sale of plasti...

Academy Chatter: Who is someone you admire and why?

Staff Writers, Journalism I

September 5, 2018

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Ben Laskowski, sophomore: “My grandpa. He cares for me and helps me through hard situations.” Howie Gerstner, junior: “Kendrick Lamar because he is extremely talented.” Luca Frigo, junior: “My grandpa because he...

To Work or Not to Work During High School?

Ava Van de Corput, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

September 3, 2018

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A typical conversation that occurs between many high school students is whether holding a job in high school is a good idea. My thoughts on the issue are that holding a job in high school is a good idea because having one can...

Academy Chatter: What has been the highlight of your first two weeks of school?

Staff Writers, Journalism I

August 30, 2018

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Bridget Stillwell, sophomore: “My highlight has been meeting new people.” Anna Kyles, sophomore: “I hate school, so probably dance and the social aspect.” Magdalena Helfenberger, sophomore: “The helpful teachers ...

Juniors, Get Ready! It’s Naviance Time!

Nate Smith, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

May 27, 2018

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As the 2017-18 school year comes to a close many students still have school on their minds.  Seniors this year are still preparing for college even though most of them are going to definitely take some time off to relax from thi...

Graduating Senior Optimistic about Millennials Role in World

Marion Hermitanio, Guest Writer

May 23, 2018

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These past four years an infinite number of voices have entered my world at Notre Dame Academy.  Some are small, like Mrs. Hearden always telling us to make flashcards and study actively or Mr. Dunlap telling us to always sim...

Bosco Recommends Walk to Mary

James Bosco, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

May 21, 2018

Filed under Features, Opinions

The Walk to Mary consists of a 21-mile walk from the Shrine of St. Joseph located on St. Norbert’s campus to the Shrine of our Lady of Good Help in Champion, WI.  This event occurs annually on May 5th. This pilgrimage wa...