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5 Tips for Surviving the 5 Day Week

The dreaded five day week is upon us. Here are some tips for survival: 1. Prioritize To make the most of your limited free time, prioritize your work. Do the biggest assignments in your earliest classes first so you can finish the rest during lunch if needed.   2. Make use of enrichments To create […]

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FitBit: Payton’s Newest Health Trend

You have probably seen a good number of people walking around with what looks like a basic silicone bracelet on their wrists. They come in a variety of colors ranging from neutral blacks to colorful pinks and blues. Many of these “bracelets” are actually called Fitbits and are currently all the rage in the health […]

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Girls Volleyball Eliminated?

Going into tonight’s game Payton had an advantage against rival Whitney Young. Payton’s team had defeated Whitney during the regular season and had improved their game since then. The first set started off with a 1-0 point advantage due to a Whitney service error. Whitney quickly gained control, but had no huge advantage – the […]

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Girls Volleyball Advances to City Semifinals

Payton Girls volleyball easily defeated AgSci in two sets to advance to the City Semifinals this Thursday. Senior Marlee Nork started the game with a 3-0 run. Alina Rosales bounced the team back after two unfortunate errors with a no block kill. The game stayed close until senior Bridget Hayes gave the team a needed […]

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Hubert Mysliwiec (‘17) and Rose Jacobs (‘17) didn’t know it was Flannel Friday but were excited to learn about it.

Style Watch: Flannel Friday

Have you seen Payton’s latest fashion trend? Many Payton student’s are avid participants in Flannel Friday. Sara Reilly (‘15) says “Flannel Friday is my favorite day of the week because flannel is so versatile and comfortable.” You can wear a t-shirt under an unbuttoned flannel shirt to stay warm or you could tie the shirt […]

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Cricket anyone?

By Violeta Lialios-Bouwman Staff Writer Beginning in the 16th century in the grassy dew drop fields of Southern England, a now very popular sport evolved, the national sport of England. Cricket, a classic bat-and-ball game consists of two teams of eleven players. The essence of the game is indeed a lot like baseball, but varies […]

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2014 NBA Finals

The NBA Finals haven’t had a consecutive match-up since the Chicago Bulls and Utah Jazz in 1997 and 1998.  The 2013 Finals went seven games with the Miami Heat defeating the San Antonio Spurs to win their second straight title in three straight appearances.   This year, the Heat and Spurs meet again. With San […]

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Standardized tests to define success?

Juniors around the city spent the last school year preparing for standardized tests such as the ACT and SAT. Students have had the opportunity to take the ACT several times in the last few months, including the PSAE testing on April 23 and 24. In fact, at this point many students have begun to receive […]

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Review: “Last Chance High”

“Last Chance High,” a new documentary series from Vice, chronicles the lives of students at CPS’s only therapeutic day school, Moses Montefiore Academy. The school’s purpose is to educate troubled teens who can not succeed in a traditional learning environment due to their behavioral problems. The documentary portrays the students without voiceovers or intervention from […]

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Need a Summer Job?

    Summertime-Chi is always busy, and is essentially an open market for teen employment! If you’re looking for a fun way to gain work experience, set your sights on a specific career path, or even just gain some extra cash, pursuing a summer job position or internship may be the right move for you! […]

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