Couponing 101: a Guide for Shepard Students

Stefanos Aidonis

February 26, 2020

   Couponing is an awesome way to save money. Especially for high school and college students. This can help many teens to save money. There are many methods on how you can coupon. And it can definitely save somebody's...

A Tour Guide to College Visits

Jailyn Lewis

February 26, 2020

Many of us have seen our classmates visit multiple colleges and some of us wonder how they went about doing so. Were they recommended? Did they speak with someone about that college? Are they being recruited? How did they...

Global Warming

February 26, 2020

By Brooklyn Pryor Staff Reporter A gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere or global warming as it is commonly known as is attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of ca...

Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

Matthew Dombroski, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2020

Legalization of Recreational Marijuana  With the new decade starting, there have been some new laws that have been created in the state of Illinois. One of those laws is the legalization of recreational use of marijuana.  ...

Mental Health in Students

Rini Heredia, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2020

    Just like physical health, your mental health is just as important, especially as a student. If you’re not taking care of yourself mentally you won’t be able to focus correctly and be as productive as you cou...

Leap Year

February 20, 2020

By Chrishna Sneed Staff Reporter   Leap year has 366 days instead of 365 days and occurs every four years. The extra day is February 29. If we didn’t add a leap year nearly every four years we would lose almos...

Vaping Concerns Everyone

February 20, 2020

By Madelyn Valencia & Saja Hatu Staff Reporters Students vaping is a growing and dangerous trend particularly among 15-18 year olds. Vaping is a vaporizer pen or vape pen (a type of e-cigarette) this is a nifty little de...

Open Campus is Worth a Look

Emily Durleta, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2020

          It’s a common thing to see seniors sneak off campus for lunch. They need a break from the same routine of eating the same things everyday for the last four years.They feel the short drive to get somethin...

Journalism Needs to Stay

Mia Halteman, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2020

      Digital Media and Journalism is an elective class that in past years could be recommended by your English teacher, specifically by English teacher Mr. Smith.  Sadly, this class has run its course because of a...

Prom Takes to the Road

February 11, 2020

By Gavin Quinlan and Alex Muhammad  Staff Reporters One milestone in every high school senior's life is the senior prom. It is nearly universally looked forward  to by seniors. It is a chance for one last dance quite ...

Top 15’s of the Decade!

Cam'ron Hardy, Administrator

December 13, 2019

As the year winds down, we are entering a new decade and these are some of the most popular things from this decade! They are not in a specific order, they are just a compilation of the top things in that category. Subjects are ...

10 Studying Tips To Help With Finals

December 4, 2019

Actually do your study guides It sounds like a given but most people don’t do them or just look for the answers without retaining any of the information. A lot of teachers also collect them for points so taking a p...