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BREAKING: Payton Reviews Plans to Privatize

Last Friday, Principal Tim Devine received an offer from a local entrepreneur to buy both the 1034 N. Wells building, and the Walter Payton College Prep brand name. As the number one school in the state, Payton is seen as a great investment. The entrepreneur, who asked to remain nameless until the deal goes through, […]

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10 Things to Do Over Spring Break

1. Catch up on homework. The week off of classes is the perfect time to catch up on late/missing assignments.   2. Read a book. A lot of students don’t have much time to read during the school year. While you have extra time, why not spend it productively and stimulate your brain.   3. […]

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How To Plan Your Spring Break Road Trip

With spring break right around the corner, it is time to finalize your plans. As a full time student you may not have started figuring out your spring break and as flight prices increase exponentially and you should have started planning days even weeks before. Never fear, regardless of who you want to vacation with, […]

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Grizzlies Win Big at Journalism Conference

Every year in the middle of March, high school journalists’ talents are recognized at the Scholastic Press Association and McCormick Foundation Media Awards. Not to toot our own horn, but the Payton journalism community is almost always represented well. The same held true this year with students taking home eight awards, including the most coveted […]

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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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Diversity?

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

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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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