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Opinion: Broadcast Must Remain a Club

By Efren Ponce
In a recent editorial piece, the case was made to reinstate the journalism classes at Payton given the tragic reality of cuts happening across many high schools. As explained in the article, decisions made by the incoming administration following the end of Principal Devine’s term forced the Payton Paw Print and Payton News Network (PNN) to each become clubs run by students. The editorial presents […]

BREAKING NEWS: Melissa Resh resigns as principal following controversy, introduces new Administrator-In-Charge, Michael Durr

By Alexis Park, Copy Editor and Kate Lavin, Editor-in-Chief
Melissa Resh, principal of Walter Payton College Prep, announced her resignation Thursday, after the Director of Transformative Justice, Kristin McKay announced in May that she will not return to Payton in the fall. Principal Resh’s resignation comes amid weeks of controversy surrounding […]

Payton Students Reflect On the Online Year

By Vivian Kaleta, Copy Editor
In March 2020, COVID-19 forced Payton students to stay at home. Without preparation, teachers had to resort to sending assignments and students completing them by the end of the day. The 2020-2021 school year started fully online, with teachers holding live classes over video calls with their classes. Later in the school year, hybrid learning […]