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Test day brought 254 Shamrock hopefuls

Jack Murphy, '18, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2017

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Saint Patrick had its 2021 entrance exam Dec 2. This year there were 254 kids that tested at Saint Patrick. Sixty kids who took the entrance exam are sons of first responders. According to Mr. O'Connor, "Legacies are a key...

Band, choir spread Christmas cheer

Boris Marinets, '19, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017

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The band and choir will host their Christmas events this week. On Wednesday, the band concert will consist of drum line, procession, beginning band, and concert band. On Thursday, the choir, the beginning choir and the honors...

Repeal of Beverage Tax pleases many

Jeffrey Schultz, ‘20, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017

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On Friday, the sweetened beverage tax was repealed. This tax charged a penny-per-ounce of sugary drinks, but custom sweetened drinks mixed by a server were not taxed. Now that this is repealed, there will be some effects. One...

Soccer team heads to State Semifinals today

Colin Gallagher, ‘18, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2017

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The soccer team will compete against Solorio Academy High School in the State Semifinals today, hoping to advance to the finals on Saturday. The team defeated Freeport High School 2-1 on Tuesday during the Super Sectional match. The...

Heat wave impacts student learning

Jack Warner, '20, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2017

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Saint Patrick students dealt with some of the hottest temperatures in a while during the first month of school.  Students were sweating and having a hard time focusing. Teachers also had to change their lesson plans to be...

STEAM Lab opens

STEAM Lab opens

October 11, 2017

Sugar tax hits Saint Patrick

October 5, 2017

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Starting this year, the cafeteria began charging an extra $0.25 for sugary drinks because of the Cook County Beverage Tax. The tax adds one cent for every ounce. Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County President, wanted the tax because...

Freshman tells experience of ‘The Voice’ tryouts

Anthony Pasquale, '17, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2017

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