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Chloe Barbarise

Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief

Chloe Barbarise is a senior and has been on staff for four years. In her free time, besides being a journalistic writer, she enjoys reading psychological or romance novels, listening to music and spending too much of her money due to her caffeine addiction. This year is a special one for her, and she hopes to successfully lead The Tom Tom onward.

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Editor in Chief Chloe Barbarise

Editor’s Note: laughing through the pain

When we are in our darkest places, humorous tendencies can go a long way, yet it can be detrimental to hide our mental health for a laugh.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
December 16, 2022
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Rules and regulations

Rules and regulations

Your journey began as a player at Antioch Community High School when you walked through the doors, but you may be able to cheat your way to success due to no enforcement of the written rules.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
December 16, 2022
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According to the archive, the U.S. has experienced 606 mass shootings in 2022 thus far.

Shots heard ’round the world

Gun violence is erupting in the United States this past week, killing and injuring numerous citizens.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
November 25, 2022
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Many events occurred this week, ranging from Queen Elizabeths death to internal issues in the U.S.

This week in news: Sept. 12-16

Some of the most important things that happened this week are highlighted here on Sequoit Media.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
September 19, 2022
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The Advanced Placement exams commence on Monday, May 16.

The pressure of the number five

As May draws inevitably closer, so do the Advanced Placement exams. At Antioch Community High School, some students have similar opinions about the upcoming test season.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
April 29, 2022
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The Little Sequoits may grow up to have different dreams jobs like current Sequoits have.

When I grow up…

Whether it be a fashion designer, bull rider or NBA superstar, these Antioch Community High School students have chosen different career paths over their childhood dream jobs.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
March 3, 2022
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Students received an SAT prep book with their enrollment in either of the SAT prep classes.

No need for stress: Take the SAT prep class

On Feb. 8, SAT prep classes commenced for all juniors and, if chosen to attend, continue throughout February every Tuesday and Wednesday, virtually or in-person.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
February 17, 2022
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As students return back to school, the struggle of staying motivated rises within ACHS.

Struggle to the finish line

A prolonged winter break and endless changes may have caused demotivated students to retake their seats.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
January 10, 2022
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The trickery within the Trojan horse

During the Trojan War, the Greeks constructed a wooden horse and gifted it to the Trojans as a peace offering. Secretly, Greek warriors hid within the creation and conquered the city overnight. This mask of manipulation is one still evident today, not disguised as a gift but a connection.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
December 8, 2021
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Staff Editorial: Do not shoot the messenger

Staff Editorial: Do not shoot the messenger

The ancient god of messaging was known as Hermes, but he was also known for his trickery. Like Hermes, journalists devote themselves to reporting on any issue possible; however, unlike Hermes, the Tom Tom staff lives to tell the truth.
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Senior Joaquin Barba leads the club through their first meeting together.

Enriching ACHS culture with their own

The formation of a new club at Antioch Community High School allows for more diversity due to student efforts.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
December 7, 2021
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Orchestra director Michael Riggs directs the orchestra as they take advantage of their studio-quality recording equipment.

An orchestrated light show

The Fine Arts Department acquired professionalized recording equipment to help a fellow Sequoit during the holiday season.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
November 22, 2021
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Linck

Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
November 15, 2021
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Demas-Billman

Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
November 15, 2021
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Riley Demas-Billman and Jake Link discussing the rules of breakups.

Sequoit to Sequoit: Once a relationship, always a relationship

As exes return to the taken status of happily ever after, Riley Demas-Billman and Jacob Linck, an ACHS couple, discuss whether a do-over or a continuation of a preexisted relationship is ethical.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
November 15, 2021
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Trying to do homework can be a constant battle, Guerra said.

All for the letter A

While focusing on academics can increasingly establish a bright future, it could also possibly sabotage the present moment.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
October 4, 2021
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The last time fans saw this screen, the opening credits, was Feb. 19, 2020.

[Photo] The Revival of Criminal Minds

Sydney Parker, Sports Writing Editor
April 22, 2021
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What it Feels Like to be lost and found

What it Feels Like to be lost and found

Desirae Wittig-Gildea // As Told to by Chloe Barbarise
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
April 20, 2021
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As COVID-19 hit March 13, 2020, students were forced to create a new reality, as ACHS approached a year of this new lifestyle on March 13, 2021.

The Anniversary of a New Reality

Antioch Community High School’s learning environment has experienced many changes since March 13, 2020, but students hope to see a better future for themselves.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
March 18, 2021
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Casimir Pulaski is remembered as The Father of the American Cavalry because of his involvement with American colonists.

[Photo] Some Schools Take a Day Off in Honor of Casmir Pulaski

Kristi Diya Schon, Tom Tom Staff
March 17, 2021
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There are multiple activities to do when trapped inside, whether done independently or with a friend.

[Photo] Staying Positive in the Negative

Sydney Parker, Sports Writing Editor
February 18, 2021
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Young rising pop artist Olivia Rodrigo recently released her trending song Drivers License making breaking records on Spotify.

“Drivers License” Tops the Charts

Olivia Rodrigo’s debut single captures the number one spot on Spotify and iTunes, but there may be a story behind the newly popular song.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
January 27, 2021
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The new movie, Clouds, on Disney + gives the audience a fresh prespective on life from a different point of view. This emotional movie is based on a true story told by:Zach Sobiech.

Movie Review: Clouds

A new film based on the true story of Zach Sobiech’s life that not only includes his battle with cancer but the ascent of his music career.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
November 19, 2020
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The popular television series, The Vampire Diaries, is rumored to be making a comeback next year in 2021. Fans are excited to see if this rumor is accurate or not.

Rumored Season Nine of “The Vampire Diaries”

The popular television series that first aired in 2009 may be making a comeback next year.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
October 28, 2020
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During online learning, many distractions could lead to the students losing concentration which could cause their work to be turned in late or missing.

Students Procrastinate Extended Due Dates

Due to online learning, teachers attempt to adapt by giving extensions for assignments. Some students haven’t given up their bad habits, one of those possibly being procrastination.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
September 23, 2020
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On Thursday, November 9, Sports Medicine students learned the anatomy. They learned through diagrams and drawing on their own foot.

Sports Medicine Looks to Give Students Real World Experiences

The group behind the players hopes to be seen as more than support.
Chloe Barbarise, Editor In Chief
November 11, 2019
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