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Juniors Worry About College Application Process, How To Prepare

February 4, 2021

The college application process is a prevailing concern for juniors this year, and students are wondering what they should know to be ready for the process. 

Taft Junior Creates New TikTok Club

January 29, 2021

TikTok has been soaring in popularity, and now, Taft students have even created an after school club devoted to the social media platform. 

2021 Senior Committee Making Plans For Seniors

January 19, 2021

The 2021 Taft senior committee is making plans despite the challenges of remote learning. 

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Athletes Sidelined By District Decision Prohibiting IHSA Contact Period

Isabel Comacchio
October 20, 2020

With their seasons postponed, Chicago Public School athletes in high-risk sports were hoping to take advantage of the IHSA's rescheduled fall contact period, but CPS officials aren't having it.  

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Valentine’s Day for a greater cause

Melissa Parra, Editor
February 6, 2020

Valentine's Day Sale hosted by the Helping Hands Club. Available on Feb. 14 in the box office. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

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Making history

Melissa Parra, Editor
February 5, 2020

Shooting Guard/Small Forward Krystyna Ellew (Div. 135) scored 58 points against Lane Tech on Jan. 14, giving the Eagles a 95-74 victory. Ellew becomes the all-time leading scorer in the history of Taft Girls Basketball.

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Taft AVID Seniors Win Posse Scholarship
New Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Maya
Taft’s Illinois State Scholars
Northwestern bound

Northwestern bound

February 5, 2020

Girls who code

Girls who code

February 5, 2020

Glow on 2020

Glow on 2020

February 5, 2020

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Get Out And Vote
Should the rich help in times of natural disasters?
The toxic effect of social media on dating
‘Cruel and unusual’ or justice?

‘Cruel and unusual’ or justice?

February 5, 2020

The power of flour

The power of flour

February 5, 2020

New year; new me

February 5, 2020

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Ariana Grande Releases Sixth Studio Album
“You” season 2 in review
Harry Styles: Fine Line
Justin Bieber has what?

Justin Bieber has what?

February 5, 2020

A Plus for Disney Plus?

A Plus for Disney Plus?

December 20, 2019

What to see in Chicago this winter

What to see in Chicago this winter

December 20, 2019

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