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Finals Prep at Depaul Prep

Ali El-Moussaoui and Michael Elzinga, Senior Writers

January 3, 2019

As all students know, finals are a crucial point in the school year— and guess what? It’s that time of the year, Rams. The 2018 Fall Semester finals are quickly approaching, and it’s time to prepare. All finals will begin Monday, December 17th, and finish Thursday, December 20th. They will o...

Speech Team Brings Home First

Serena Tran, Sophomore Writer

November 26, 2018

Have you heard the word...s spoken by DePaul Preps’ very own speech team? Well, if you haven’t, you’re in the right place. On November 3rd, DePaul hosted the very first Chicago Catholic Forensic League (CCFL) Qualifier Tournament of the 2018-2019 school year. There were five schools competing: Ma...

The Safety of Having a Polling Place at DePaul Prep

Maria Kereakes, Sophomore Writer

November 19, 2018

On Tuesday, November 6th, DePaul Prep was a polling place for the midterm elections. A polling place is a location where in the community come to vote, depending on their precinct. Having a polling place in a school, during school hours, can be dangerous for various reasons. School s...

Q&A All Saints Day

Hank Wagner, Senior Writer

November 10, 2018

  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

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

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...

Black Student Union Open Mic Night

Olivia Wiselogel, Sophmore Writer

December 5, 2017

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, DePaul College Prep's Black Student Union hosted their first "Open Mic Night".  The event consisted of various students who shared stories, poems, and songs about their cultural background or culture within our society. Check out the featured video to hear about the event...

Chicago Gun Laws

Parker Casey, Freshman Writer

November 7, 2017

Chicago gun laws have been known to be one of the strictest gun laws, yet Chicago has a reputation for being a violent city. This is a very common misconception in today’s society even though this was true a decade ago. Even President Trump tweeted about it, “The most stringent gun laws in the U.S....

The iPhone X

Magdalena Ellett, Sophomore Writer

October 17, 2017

The time of year has finally come and Apple has launched two new phones; the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X. Apple users have been waiting for the fall arrival of the new iPhones for several months, following many rumors and keeping up with any released information. Now that the official information has been...

Massive Earthquakes Devastates the People of Mexico

Serena Tran, Freshman writer

October 3, 2017

Over the course of the past week, the people of Mexico have been impacted by major earthquakes, which has left the community in a state of terror. A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit Oaxaca on Sunday, September 24th and a 6.1 magnitude earthquake on Saturday, September 23rd, centering Oaxaca state near Mat...

DePaul College Prep Presents The Festival of the Arts

Olivia Wiselogel, Freshman Writer

May 11, 2017

On Friday, May 5th, DePaul College Prep hosted the annual Festival of the Arts event, featuring a wide range of showcases and performances by DePaul Prep's student body. Check out the featured video to learn more about the Festival and DePaul Prep's new dance club!

24th Annual River Clean Up Day

24th Annual River Clean Up Day

Avery Downes, Freshman Writer

May 10, 2017

This Saturday, May 13th, is the 24th Annual River Clean Up Day. This is the 5th year DePaul Prep is involved. The DePaul Prep community is signed up to participate by cleaning up the part of the river that runs behind the school. The event will run from 9am-12pm. Pizza will be served for parti...

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