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Obama Proposes Free Community College

By Julia Huebner President Obama proposed a plan to provide free two-year community college for “anyone who’s willing to work for it” during his State of the Union address on January 21. The President’s vision would save the average community college student $3,800 and benefit nine million students per year, according to the White House. Obama’s […]

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Girls Basketball Senior Night

  Photo by Samantha Cousino ’15 Aja Lowrey ’15 goes up for a layup at the Payton Girl’s Basketball Senior Night as Sophie Goethals ’15 and Gabi Castillo ’15 follow her up the court. The Lady Grizzlies won the February 6 game against Catalyst-St.Maria 57-21 and celebrated the program’s six seniors during the game.  

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Artist Hana Goodman ’15 comments on diversity and separation at Payton as well as in Chicago.

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The coaching staff gets together after one of their last wins as Payton coaches

Payton Football Coaches Leaving to Coach Lane Tech

The Payton Grizzlies football team experienced a big loss recently as the coaching staff chose to resign their positions as the coaches of Payton and move on to coach the Lane Tech Indians. Head coach Anthony Faltin has been with the Grizzlies for the past seven years, where he has taken the team from the […]

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5 Reasons You Should Go To Winter Formal

Friday falls on the thirteenth of February which is destined for excitement. February 13, 2015 at 6:00 PM Walter Payton will open their doors to welcome the crowds. If you are not yet convinced, here are 5 reasons why you should go to the school’s winter formal. The money raised goes towards prom. Show support […]

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Top 22 Things of 2014

Twenty fourteen ended about a month ago which has given us a moment to reflect on both the good and bad events here at Payton this past year. Below we have listed some of the top and worst events at Payton in no particular order. Top 11 1. Open House Although this is a yearly event […]

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12 Things All Dog Owners Can Relate To During Winter

  1. When it’s freezing outside and your dog wants to be walked.   LOL NO 2. When you’re walking your dog, and they have to obsessively stop and sniff every patch of yellow snow.   Is that really necessary? 3. When you have to do a dance around salt on the sidewalks with your […]

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Ice Cold Fashion

This winter, the cold temperatures and snowfall came early in mid-November, so Payton came prepared. Nathan Bahadursingh ’15 rocks a plaid shirt, with a white tee underneath, standard black pants, comfy shoes, and a jean jacket to stay warm. Layers are must for this season. Who said that floral prints was only for Spring and Summer? […]

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22 Things To Do This Winter Break

Twelve fifteen on December 19, 2014 kicks-off Payton’s two week winter break. Many of us are great at entertaining ourselves for the first couple of hours but after a while we tend to run out of ideas. You may find yourself searching the internet for “fun things to do when you are bored,” but the […]

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End College App Stress

Stress is an inevitable part of life, and college application season makes that stress seem almost unbearable. There’s no way to completely eliminate your stress, but you can learn a few tips to manage it. Don’t procrastinate Finish your application a solid five days before it’s due. Giving yourself time before you have to hit […]

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