Spotlight

Why PARCC matters (and why you should care)

Charged iPads, tired eyes, and whole lot of carelessness seem to be some characteristics among Conant freshman in the first two weeks of April. As freshman click on their keyboards and sign in to...

Conant water drive to help crisis in Flint

In a combined effort between Presidents’ Forum, Student Council, district administration and Cougar Service Club, the “District 211 Water 4 Flint Bottled Water Drive,” also called “Compassion in Action,” kicked off on Monday, April 4. The drive...

Venue change sets new tone for NAHS Open Mic Night

The 11th annual Conant Open Mic Night (OMN), sponsored by Conant’s National Art Honor Society, showcased the talent of both students and teachers, with about 20 performances that lasted almost three hours.  In previous years, OMN was held in the Plate...

Student art installations brighten Conant halls

Justin Bickus’s Digital Art Studio and Advanced Digital Art Studio classes have worked to brighten Conant halls with massive posters and intricate designs. “The students had an assignment in which they had to create an art...

Photo Gallery: Cupcakes for a Cause

Conant’s Cupcakes for a Cause event raised a total of $7,500 dollars for charity. The cupcakes were sold for $2 apiece, or $20 for a dozen.  Club members and faculty participated in selling the cupcakes...

Vinson Leads Conant to Victory

In front of hundreds of screaming fans, Conant (23-6) pulled away from Lake Zurich (25-9) in overtime to advance to the supersectional, also known as the Elite Eight. Conant will make its first trip to...

Swimming in PE: Lifesaver or Time-waster?

Graphic by Eleanor Park When the temperature outside dips below freezing, most people like to break out their snow boots and winter coats. Instead, a majority of Conant girls are unpacking their swimsuits and...