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Q&A All Saints Day

Hank Wagner, Senior Writer

November 10, 2018


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  After the All Saints Day mass, you may be wondering, what is All Saints Day? All Saints Day is a Roman Catholic holiday dating back to around the 13th century. The day celebrates the all those who have lived lives of heroic holiness, even if the Church has not canonized as official Sai...

Meet DePaul Prep’s New Principal

Samuel Hunt, Junior Writer

November 4, 2018


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Depaul Prep has undergone significant changes since its opened its doors in 2014. Last year, the school's former principal, Dr. James Quaid, left and went to work at Fenwick High School as director of Student Services and Enrollment. Taking over his role is Dr. Megan-Stanton Anderson. Dr. Stanton-...

Halloween Fundraising at DCP

Michael Elzinga, Senior Writer

November 4, 2018


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Have you seen those small orange boxes around? The orange boxes are where the students donate to support UNICEF. The boxes are orange to match the Halloween theme. Every year, DePaul Prep participates in the UNICEF Donation Drive. UNICEF is an organization that is headed by the United Natio...

Chicago Calls for Gun Reform at March For Our Lives

Parker Casey, Freshman Writer

April 16, 2018


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On Saturday March 24, the “March for Our Lives” event occurred in towns and cities across the United States. “March for Our Lives” is a march that brought awareness to gun violence, not only in school, but in our streets. I went to the March for our Lives in Chicago at Union Park, and over 85,000...

DePaul Prep Comes Together for BSU’s Annual Unity Dinner

Serena Tran, Freshman Writer

March 14, 2018


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  In today’s society, it is rare to see people united; everywhere we look, segregation takes its form, and it may be found through the separation of different ethnicities, genders, social classes, and beliefs. With all the negativity in the world, it’s important to form bonds, especially in s...

Speech Team Speaks Out

Maggie Hollerman, News Editor

February 21, 2018


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On Thursday, February 8, 2018, The DePaul Prep Speech Team had a performance in the library after school to prepare for their sectional qualifiers. Senior Chloe Benkiser, senior Leah Healy, and junior David Meyer performed their speeches in the library on a variety of different topics. Chloe did her...

Spanish Club Shares the Love With Annual Candy Grams

Stephanie Nguyen and Yeshay Choden, Senior Writers

February 20, 2018


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Love is in the air, or how DePaul College Prep’s Spanish Club likes to say, “el amor está en el aire.” This year, the Spanish Club is selling their annual Valentine’s Day Candy Grams in order to spread the love holiday throughout the school. With sales that started on Thursday, February...

DePaul Prep Honors Gordon Tech Alumni, Tom Kleinschmidt, By Retiring Jersey

DePaul Prep Honors Gordon Tech Alumni, Tom Kleinschmidt, By Retiring Jersey

John Mueller, Sophomore Writer

February 6, 2018


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During Friday’s Basketball game against Conference Rivals Fenwick, DePaul Prep retired Gordon Tech Alum, Tom Kleinschmidt’s (Class of ‘91) number 34 jersey. Coach Kleinschmidt’s playing career stands for itself. He played at the school from 1987-1991 and holds the Gordon Tech all-time re...

Spring Play Finishes Casting

Spring Play Finishes Casting

Matthew Podgorny, Senior Writer

January 31, 2018


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The DePaul College Prep theatre society has just finished casting for the spring play, Loyalties and Assumptions.  This play is different from others because it is a total of nine mini plays and not one large scale performance.  Each of the nine plays averages around 10 minutes each.  The actors who...

Chicago Women March Downtown

Chicago Women March Downtown

Matthew Almendras, Sophomore Writer

January 31, 2018


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The Chicago’s Women’s March was on January 20, 2018. It took place at Grant Park with over 300,000 participants. At the march, people wore pink hats, with many bringing signs with them. Many of the marchers’ signs were very clever. But why did people march at the women’s march? A post from In...

All In For Spirit Sales

All In For Spirit Sales

Kiara Ruiz, Freshman Writer

January 31, 2018


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DePaul College Prep  began selling Spirit Wear ranging anywhere from 20-30 dollars originally, now for half the price. This is to promote school spirit and balance out inventory. Students are now very excited to get this spirit wear for these low prices, however, some feel cheated for buying it originally...

New Change for Turnabout Dance: Junior Court

New Change for Turnabout Dance: Junior Court

Cyan Renee Andalis, Senior Writer

January 31, 2018


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      Recently, the student government has made the decision to have a junior Turnabout court at the upcoming dance on January 27, 2018. In previous years, the court for dances has been juniors and seniors or seniors only. Students of DePaul Prep were given a link to a survey on Schoology posted by...

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