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Foods teacher Mrs. Ruiz shows freshman Ruby Cervantes how to cut pepperoni. This is Mrs. Ruiz 14th year teaching.

Freshmen, start your year off right

Josue Arreola, News Reporter September 13, 2023

 As school is just beginning, many of the incoming freshmen don’t know what to expect. I remember myself walking into the high school thinking I might not make it past the first week.    Freshman...

Seniors Kael Ryan and John Paul Schilling high five after a good play. This year was Schillings first year playing high school football.

The Class of ’23 reflects on their best moments

Yana Ibarra, News Reporter May 12, 2023

  As the year comes to an end for the seniors, we look back to remember the good times they had at Sterling High School. Although it may be sad to think our seniors are leaving us, let's recognize some...

S.H.S. Publications students gather to take a group photo during Homecoming week. Publications Students worked together to set up tables, hang signs, and more to hand out last years yearbook during S.H.S.s annual BBQ.

Top Ten Reasons to Join Publications

Olivia Niedermann, Design Editor May 1, 2023

Attain Publications Skills  The skills learned in Publications can be applied to almost any profession, such as teachers, realtors, editors and so on. It is important for a student to take a Publications...

The best streaming services to choose

The best streaming services to choose

Victoria Nguyen, Design Editor April 18, 2023

 When it comes to trying to find a movie to watch, many people do not know which streaming service to turn to. Disney Plus, HBO Max, Hulu, Prime Video, and Netflix are some of the most popular platforms...

Guy vs Girl: Prom!

Guy vs Girl: Prom!

Mallory Osborn , Design Editor April 11, 2023

  Prom is quickly approaching and in two short months everyone will be getting all dressed up to attend. Prom is one last exciting night before the school year ends. Both the girls and guys put in lots...

TikTok influences users to spend, spend, spend

TikTok influences users to spend, spend, spend

Maggie Rowzee, News Reporter April 5, 2023

 TikTok has set many trends throughout the past few years, influencing many people to buy new products and try new products. What topics are big on TikTok right now, you may ask? “Get ready with me”...

What to do if youre undecided

What to do if you’re undecided

Ellie Leigh, Newspaper Reporter April 5, 2023

  For seniors, making post-graduate decisions can be stressful. If students are currently undecided on their future plans, here are some steps that one can take to help decide their future.   As...

Vision Without live at Ks Korner 2/18/23

Local bands perform around Sterling

Ethan Reyes , Photo Editor March 6, 2023

  Black nails, Doc Martens, and a sour attitude: a classic formula for your local edgy kid. Sterling, or the Whiteside County itself, has a wide range of people, with their own little cliques.  One...

Is trade school right for you?

Is trade school right for you?

Mason Emin, News Reporter March 3, 2023

  At Sterling High School, there is a variety of courses that can help students prepare for trade school.   Some of the classes S.H.S. offers are: Service Learning, Work Training, Criminal Justice,...

S.H.S. anatomy class visits cadaver lab

S.H.S. anatomy class visits cadaver lab

Tavian Kelly, News Reporter February 28, 2023

  Sterling High School’s anatomy class will once again be visiting National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Ill., to study cadavers for their lab.    Science teacher Nicole Schlemmer...

Khan Academy is a SAT preperation resource used widely among our S.H.S. students and staff.

S.H.S. juniors start studying for SAT

SirenMarie Lewis, News Reporter February 21, 2023

  During second semester, the juniors at Sterling High School have the tendency to become stressed due to their intense worry about the SAT. Most of these students will hold off studying until the last...

Senior Mateo Vasquez virturally prints his Publications spread. The printer shown in this photo is adjcent to Mr. Johnsons room.

Your guide to printing at S.H.S.

Olivia Niedermann, Design Editor February 21, 2023

If you’ve ever had trouble printing throughout the school year due to wacky printers, here is a run-through of six easy steps that guide you to virtually printing from anywhere in the school.  ...

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