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Case Counts Climb; Taft Students Share COVID Experiences

Club Life Goes Online

November 5, 2020

With a worldwide pandemic, schools are transitioning to a new normal. The same can be said for Taft’s extracurricular clubs. 

Taft Students Create Discord Server, Find Community

Taft Students Create Discord Server, Find Community

November 5, 2020

The Taft discord server is growing in popularity amidst remote learning as students are looking to connect with their peers.  Discord is a community-driven platform that lets you interact with users through voice calls, video calls, and instant messaging. While the application was originally meant for gamers, anyone can use discord to connect with the people around them.  

Seniors Moving Through App Season

Seniors Moving Through App Season

October 28, 2020

It’s college application season and counselors are working to guide seniors through this stressful time with frequent communication and digital supports. 

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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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New Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Maya
Taft’s Illinois State Scholars
Northwestern bound
Girls who code

Girls who code

February 5, 2020

Glow on 2020

Glow on 2020

February 5, 2020

Meet the new lunchroom manager

Meet the new lunchroom manager

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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The Student News Site of William Howard Taft
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