Sequoit Media

The Improvised Shakespeare Company at Writers Week 2018

Emily Higgins, Tom Tom Staff

April 5, 2018


Filed under Local and Community News, News

With the theme of performance storytellers for today’s writers week, Improvised Shakespeare Company visited Antioch and performed an on-spot show in front of the 5th hour english students. The group showed students how the acting is done with a two act scene using the crowds ideas and emotion as a s...

Second City Takes on Writers Week 2018

Jadda Pope, Tom Tom Staff

April 5, 2018


Filed under Local and Community News, News

Writers Week is a week during which special actors and writers from different companies come and inspire Antioch students. The different talks about developing skills with writing and acting taught the students a lot. One outstanding performance from Second City, an improv troupe located in Chicago. Sec...

Writer’s Week 2018 Continues: Julie Halpern

Writer’s Week 2018 Continues: Julie Halpern

Alexandra Johnson, Tom Tom Staff

April 5, 2018


Filed under News, School News

Author Julie Halpern joins Antioch Community High School on the second day of Writer’s Week: Traditional storytellers. Native to the Chicago suburbs, Julie was a librarian before she became a stay-at-home mom and an author. She has two children and a husband who is also an author as well as an...

Andrew Smith at Writers Week 2018

Jessica Nettgen, Photo Coordinator

April 4, 2018


Filed under Local and Community News, News

Every year, Antioch Community High School  invites authors, poets, improv groups and musical talent to perform and talk to students during their english classes. The week serves as a nice break from reality for students after returning from spring break. Andrew Smith joined ACHS students this Tuesd...

Alternate Ending at Writers Week 2018

Alternate Ending at Writers Week 2018

Alexandra Rapp, Assistant Digital Director

April 3, 2018


Filed under Local and Community News, News

During the "Unconventional Storytelling" day of Writers Week, personalities Rob and Carrie from the podcast Alternate Ending came to Antioch and taught students and staff about the idea behind and the work that goes into their project. A site that contains both articles and multi-hour podcasts of...

Actor and Writer Jim Kozyra at Writer’s Week 2018

Sadie Vanderwall, Tom Tom Staff

April 3, 2018


Filed under Local and Community News, News

Kicking off the first week back from spring break, writers, actors, and performers come to Antioch Community High School to inspire students during Writers Week. On day one, for the theme of "Unconventional Storytellers", actor and writer Jim Kozyra, came in to discuss his journey in the writing i...

Joe Szynkowski at Writer’s Week 2018

Jessica Lamberty, Senior Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under Local and Community News, News, Uncategorized

Joe Szynkowski was not able to make his session for the second hour performance on Monday, April 2, 2018, but his portfolio of work was still displayed via a video blog he put together before the session. Szynkowski works from home as a freelance writer and is the Founder and Chief Writer of The UpWrite...

Five Little Words To Ruin Your Day

Five Little Words To Ruin Your Day

Gianna Chiappetta, Kayla Grenke, and Sierra Ward

March 21, 2018


Filed under News

Twitter has been blowing up lately with the hashtag #RuinMyDayin5Words. All hashtags are appealing and have a message behind them. Most of the time hashtags are funny sayings that would make one stop and laugh, but why is something so negative trending? What is it that makes this hashtag so popular? ...

This Week’s Space News

This Week’s Space News

Joyce Crawford, Tom Tom Staff

March 19, 2018


Filed under National and World News

Perhaps the most pressing piece of space news is a statement made by President Donald Trump at a press conference last week. Trump pitched the idea of a military branch being sent to space on Tuesday while addressing a crowd in San Diego, California. Though it is currently unknown whether or not this was...

SEQUOIA PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Standing Strong

SEQUOIA PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Standing Strong

Lauren Whitaker, Sequoia Staff Member

March 15, 2018


Filed under *Sequoit Media Highlights, National and World News, News, School News, Sequoia, Sequoia Photo of the Week, Staff

On March 14, senior Lexi Miramon participates in the #EnoughIsEnough walkout to support the victims of the Florida school shooting. Many students at Antioch Community High School supported the walkout on Wednesday, hoping to make a difference....

Ceramics For You Closes Down

Ceramics For You Closes Down

Ella Maggio, Tom Tom Staff

March 12, 2018


Filed under Local and Community News

The small town business located in Antioch, Ceramics For You, has recently closed. This was a hot spot for young kids and teenagers to come and celebrate birthdays or learn how to paint. However, it has moved in with the Gurnee location. “I haven’t been there in awhile but now that I know it’s c...

The student news site of Antioch Community High School.
News