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Girls tennis welcomes new members

Girls tennis welcomes new members

Lisandra Calderon, News Reporter October 11, 2023

  Last year, the girls tennis team said good-bye to four amazing seniors. This year, they welcomed 17 new girls, eight of which were not new to S.H.S. The team has now nearly doubled in size.   Back...

Senior Josey Hagerman leads the drummers during a performance. Hagerman has been involved with the high school band all four years of high school.

S.H.S.’s drum line led by female captain

Chavela Quintana, News Reporter October 11, 2023

    Every fall, Sterling High School’s drumline echoes throughout Roscoe Eades Stadium. This year is different in that, for the first time in many years, this year's drumline is led by a female...

S.H.S. students participate in ILMEA state

S.H.S. students participate in ILMEA state

Michelle Henderson, Photo Editor January 27, 2023

  The annual ILMEA state festival brings together the best high school musicians in the state for a one-of-a-kind experience. ILMEA is the Illinois Music Education Association, and they offer a district...

Top 10 Christmas Movies

Top 10 Christmas Movies

Maggie Rowzee, News Reporter December 16, 2022

  Throughout the years, hundreds of Christmas movies have been produced. I have ranked my ten favorite Christmas movies, so you know which movies are a must watch.    Starting at number ten is “Rudolph...

Introducing New SHS Teachers!!

Aubri Menchaca, Copy Editor November 15, 2022

Sterling High School welcomed some new staff members this 2022-2023 school year. Read here about all our new staff members and their backgrounds. Matt Payton 1. Where did you go to college and what...

Israel Grande and Megan Gingrich

September Students of the Month

Riley Morgan, News Reporter October 14, 2022

   The Sterling High School Student of the Month is the highest level of recognition for Sterling High School seniors. Student of the month winners are students who have challenged themselves with rigorous...

Volleyball Coach Kaylee Martin instructed her athletes during a game. This was during the first 2022 home game for S.H.S. volleyball.

New coaches at S.H.S. this year

October 14, 2022

 Sterling High School has welcomed seven new coaches for the 2022 fall athletic and academic season.   The S.H.S. Cheer head coach position has been handed off to Stacey Kested. Kested herself was...

Memorable Art Pieces of 2022

Estefania Cayetano, Copy Editor May 24, 2022

   The art and digital design classes that S.H.S. has to offer a light upon many visually proficient artists, and their artwork must not go unrecognized. It should leave a lasting impression on the school...

The contagious disease of senioritis

The contagious disease of senioritis

Estefania Cayetano, Copy Editor May 18, 2022

  Senioritis is when seniors begin to decline in productivity and motivation during the end of the year. It’s sort of an affliction, if you ask me. Tardiness, late homework, fatigue, and mediocrity...

Entertainment Review: Futures I NEVER LIKED YOU

Entertainment Review: Future’s “I NEVER LIKED YOU”

Kael Ryan, News Reporter May 16, 2022

  Future is 38 years old and has one of the most established discographies in all of rap. Future is widely respected on the rap scene. He has 10 studio albums, so there is obviously going to be a couple...

Entertainment Review: The Batman

Entertainment Review: “The Batman”

Kayden Loos, Design Editor April 19, 2022

  “The Batman” marks the beginning of a new direction for Batman movies. Nearly three hours in length, customers get their money's worth when watching it in the theaters.   “The Batman”...

The sun came out with S.H.S.s performance of Annie

The sun came out with S.H.S.’s performance of Annie

March 21, 2022

  It was not a “hard knock life” for Sterling High School as they brought “Annie-The Musical” to life in February.    The “Annie” performance was nothing short of fabulous. The characters...

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