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Coaches Leave a Lasting Impact

Coaches Leave a Lasting Impact

Heather Latakas

December 13, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Perspectives

Every expert was once a beginner. Every successful person, in whatever it is that they do, had someone to guide them in the right direction. A coach does so much more than tell you what to do and how to do it. A bond with a good coach is one that can last a lifetime and reach far beyond the sport ...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Hidden Links in Antioch

EDITOR’S NOTE: Hidden Links in Antioch

Sara Petty

December 13, 2013


Filed under Editor's Note, Perspectives

In a town the size of Antioch, it’s to be expected that you run into multiple people you know every day. Whether it’s just a quick grocery shopping trip at Walmart or a sporting event here at Antioch Community High School, you’re bound to see someone you know, whether you like it or not. Let’s...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Think Before You Tweet

STAFF EDITORIAL: Think Before You Tweet

Staff

December 13, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Perspectives

We the staffs of the Tom Tom and the Talon Times recently noticed the shift from social media being an outlet to make connections with friends and family, to a place to share even the most personal and trivial parts of daily life. This may not seem like a big deal, but students often don’t realize...

SIDE NOTE: Don’t be a Winter Wussie!

SIDE NOTE: Don’t be a Winter Wussie!

Tyler Dziubla

December 13, 2013


Filed under Columns and Blogs, Lifestyles, Perspectives

The snow has fallen and the temperature has dropped, but instead of winter rejoice all there is to hear is whining. Living in northern Illinois and the fact that winter means snow and cold temperatures still surprises people. I really do enjoy winter. I like the snow and go snowboarding almost every...

One|Sequoit Projects to Go Live Dec. 16

One|Sequoit Projects to Go Live Dec. 16

Staff

December 7, 2013


Filed under Features, ONE|SEQUOIT

https://vimeo.com/81248620 The Tom Tom staff will release the first set of One|Sequoit Projects on Monday, Dec. 16. The projects detail 11 staff members experiences at Antioch Community High School and how the school impacted their futures. Check out the trailer for the projects above.

MTV gets “Awkward”

MTV gets “Awkward”

Heather Klean

November 20, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles, Perspectives, Reviews

The students of Antioch Community High School are going crazy for the show "Awkward" on MTV. Twitter feeds are full of "Awkward" commentary every time a new episode airs on TV. "Awkward" depicts what the typical high school is like. Parties, relationships and friendships are all part of the show disp...

Bastille “Bad Blood” Debut and Review

Bastille “Bad Blood” Debut and Review

Chase Pogue

November 14, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles, Perspectives, Reviews

In 2010, in the cozy corners of London, four young musicians found each other through the rain and formed Bastille, a new band on the fast track to fame. Under the expectations of other famous London based bands like Coldplay and The Kinks, Bastille fought to make a fresh sound of their own. Bastil...

EDITORIAL: The Importance of Veterans Day

EDITORIAL: The Importance of Veterans Day

Lexy Vetter

November 11, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Perspectives

My weekend was mostly spent sitting home with my mom. I live a wild life, I know. But, when my mom began to make plans with me for today (Monday) and I had to tell her I had school. She was absolutely appalled. My mom was in the Army National Guard for four years. It was her dream when she was younger,...

ONE|SEQUOIT: Jackie (Anderson) DeCaro

ONE|SEQUOIT: Jackie (Anderson) DeCaro

Andrea Sodt

November 1, 2013


Filed under Features, ONE|SEQUOIT

From the first day of freshman year to the last day of senior year, no one is ever any less of a Sequoit from one day to another. Being a Sequoit means something so much more than just attending any old high school. ACHS has a tremendous amount of school spirit, diversity and involvement. The way that...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sequoits Shine with Respect, Responsibility and Pride

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sequoits Shine with Respect, Responsibility and Pride

Sara Petty

October 25, 2013


Filed under Editor's Note, Perspectives

In recent years, ACHS has adopted the words “respectful," “responsible” and “proud” to serve as a guideline for what Sequoits should strive to be. This motto is part of the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) initiative that encourages praise for positive behavior instead ...

Horror Movies for Fall

Horror Movies for Fall

Madelyn Chassay

October 24, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles, Perspectives, Reviews

For horror movie lovers, fall is the best part of the year because so many new and remade horror films are released. So far, there are a few that seem to be getting a lot of attention. Directed by Denis Villeneuve, "Prisoners," released Sept. 20, is a psychological thriller starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Terrence Howard and many other great actors. "Prison...

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