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Freshman Grace Eschbach feeds passion for music through concert-going experiences

Meeting her favorite band Waterparks, freshman Grace Eschbach takes full advantage of the VIP tickets her dad snatched up when they went on sale again. Waterparx decided to sell only ten more VIP passes before their concert after they sold out, and Eschbach and her father, as a result of quick thinking and collaboration, were able to buy the tickets. “It’s a surreal [experience] because [the artist is] a real person, and I can see them,” Eschbach said.

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

The lights suddenly turn off. The stadium settles into a bated silence. The countdown pops up on the vast display and freshman Grace Eschbach finds herself caught up in the wave of anticipation riding high around the venue. “You can feel the energy changing as soon as the countdown comes up,” Esc...

Fashion merchandising travels to Chicago

Juniors Mia Walton and Lisa Savage pose with Sophomores Meghan Beckmann and Madison Terry in front of the Chicago Bean.

Gabby Leon, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017

In order to experience fashion firsthand, FACS teacher Renee Broemmelsick’s Fashion Merchandising class traveled to Chicago from April 2-4 to further their learning in fashion. “The trip’s purpose was to expose students interested in a career in fashion merchandising to the many career options ...

Music classes bond over travel

Chicago from the Willis Tower.

Bronte Segura, Staff Writer

April 13, 2015

The orchestra and choir programs travel to Chicago to sightsee and perform.

FACS Club takes on Chicago

Members of the FACS Club walking the street of Chicago

Allison Wright, Staff Writer

April 23, 2014

The Family and Consumer Science club traveled to Chicago on Sunday, April 13. For three days, the students learned about the influences of fashion in the city. There were eighteen students across the district including freshmen Suma Gondi and Melina Psihountas, sophomores Maret Welby, Grace Colbert,...

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