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White Willow Beverage Company opened within the last two years and is housed inside Great Lakes Antique Store on Rt. 83. Although unknown by many, its customers rave over its freshly brewed coffee, specialty teas and homemade pastries.

[Photo] The Best Bang for Your Cup

Lauren Bluthardt, Tom Tom Staff
April 19, 2017
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New ILC Regulations Ensure Proper Attendance

New ILC Regulations Ensure Proper Attendance

The Information Learning Center (ILC) recently put a stop to misuse of the library’s sources and unorganized attendance with a new policy for students during lunch hours.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
April 5, 2017
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Students See Broadway’s Hamilton: An American Musical

Students See Broadway’s “Hamilton: An American Musical”

Winning several awards and snagging audiences all around the United States and Europe, Lin Manuel Miranda’s "Hamilton" engaged Sequoits who attended a fine arts field trip on Wednesday, March 22.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
March 24, 2017
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Writer’s Week Day One: Sam Weller

Writer’s Week Day One: Sam Weller

The ACHS English Department’s annual Writer’s Week was kicked off by several different speakers including author Sam Weller.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
March 21, 2017
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Not The Brightest Crayon In The Box

Not The Brightest Crayon In The Box

1. A derogatory expression used to describe someone who is not very smart or who is dumb.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
March 17, 2017
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After a short surprise of warm weather over the Midwest and East Coast, this part of america now faces snowfall and strong winds in the middle of the March season.

10 things You Need to Know for Monday, March 13

From national news to community and school events, there are a variety of things to be aware of around ACHS this week.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
March 13, 2017
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What It Feels Like To Be International

What It Feels Like To Be International

By Elisa Pokorny // As Told to Rachel Beckman
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
February 21, 2017
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Thousands gathered in Washington D.C. and other cities around the country to represent the voice of the unborn, raising awareness against abortion.

10 Things to Know for Monday, January 30

Rachel Beckman, News Editor
January 30, 2017
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2016 Gala Enchants Attendees

2016 Gala Enchants Attendees

Rachel Beckman, News Editor
December 13, 2016
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ICYMI: Breaking Ground

Rachel Beckman, News Editor
December 13, 2016
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Conservative

Rachel Beckman, News Editor
December 12, 2016
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The ACHS Fine Arts Department kicked off their holiday concert season after a sold-out Holiday Gala performance.

2016 Holiday Gala Reins in Success, Holiday Cheer

ACHS hosts its 2016 Holiday Gala performance, raises funds for the Fine Arts Department.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
December 6, 2016
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A giant Snoopy balloon was marched through Columbus Circle during the 87th Annual Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2013.

10 Things You Need to Know for Monday

Rachel Beckman, News Editor
November 21, 2016
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Antioch Community High School to honor Veterans within the community through special Assembly

ACHS to Host Annual Veteran’s Day Assembly

Switching off between the two D117 schools, Antioch prepares to host Friday morning's Veteran's Day Assembly.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
November 10, 2016
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A September 27, 2016 photo shows Sharon Gray instructing lab members on how to harvest tomato roots from field experiments on the University of California, Davis campus

ACHS Alumna Sharon Gray Killed in Ethiopia Protests

While in Ethiopia on a study of plant biology, fellow Sequoit graduate Sharon Gray was stoned to death by rioters.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
October 11, 2016
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Wind and water from Hurricane Matthew batter downtown St. Augustine, Florida on Friday, October 7, 2016.

Hurricane Matthew Decimates Haiti, Reaches For Southern States

Atlantic storm devoured Haiti, killing hundreds, continues to surge towards Southern United States.
Lauren Bluthardt and Rachel Beckman
October 9, 2016
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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton shake hands during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.

ACHS Hosts First Debate Watch Party

While Trump and Clinton begin to reveal their opposing ideas through a series of national debates this fall, ACHS had its first live-streamed watch party take place Monday night.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
September 27, 2016
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In this June, 2016 photo, a boy carries two pineapples he found in the trash area to his family. Most Venezuelan families only receive 2-3 nourishing meals a week because of the scarcity of food resulting from the countrys economic crisis.

Voices from Venezuela

Venezuela faces huge economic and political downfall, leaving citizens in a struggle to get their hands on necessities needed for survival.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
September 23, 2016
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The Tradition Continues

The Tradition Continues

Homecoming and it’s week of festivities would not have been complete without Antioch’s long established tradition of parade, bonfire.
Rachel Beckman and Lauren Bluthardt
September 23, 2016
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Powerful Blast Brings Unexpected Threat to New York

Powerful Blast Brings Unexpected Threat to New York

An explosion shakes up NYC after injuring several in a Manhattan neighborhood.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
September 23, 2016
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Once in a Blue Moon

Once in a Blue Moon

1. Not very often. 2. Rarely. 3. Almost never happening.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
September 23, 2016
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Police meet during the hunt for the alleged killers of Lt. Gliniewicz last September.

Gliniewicz One Year Later

A year ago today one story was told; a year later not only is it different, but the entire climate of the country has changed.
Rachel Beckman and Gabi Kalisz
September 1, 2016
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AP: Dave Urbanski

Turkish Wedding Bombing Kills 54

Turmoil within Turkey continues as 54 are killed in a suicide-bombed wedding attack.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
August 23, 2016
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Fellow Sequoit Tours County Through World Class Drum Corps

Fellow Sequoit Tours County Through World Class Drum Corps

Savannah Plank travels the country with national marching band and color guard.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
August 18, 2016
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Antioch Police Investigate School After Recent Threats

Antioch Police Investigate School After Recent Threats

The Antioch Police Department worked in collaboration with the ACHS administration to seal up minor threats towards the school.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
August 17, 2016
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Student Council Election Results Are In

Student Council Election Results Are In

New student council members announced after completed election.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
May 16, 2016
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100,000 Canadians Flee from Forest Fire

100,000 Canadians Flee from Forest Fire

Wildfire destroys oil sands city in Alberta, invoking immediate evacuation.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
May 10, 2016
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Trump, Clinton Win Big in New York Primary

Trump, Clinton Win Big in New York Primary

Frontrunners sweep party delegates after most recent election.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
April 20, 2016
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photo by paige gruber

Denim: America’s Staple Fashion Trend

Denim is becoming a popular addition for every outfit, is being worn in various styles.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
April 11, 2016
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Tri-M Performs At The Latte Cafe

Tri-M Performs At The Latte Cafe

Tri-M Music Honors Society performs at a nearby cafe, sharing their enthusiasm, passion for music.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
April 5, 2016
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Student-Directed And Then There Were None Opens at ACHS

Student-Directed “And Then There Were None” Opens at ACHS

The murder mystery brought success as student-run show.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
March 3, 2016
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iFashion: Wrapping Up the Winter With Ponchos and Blanket Scarves

Ponchos and blanket scarves are creating a comeback this year, revealing their unique comfort and style in upcoming spring fashion.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
February 19, 2016
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Dance Team Returns to State

Dance Team Returns to State

ACHS dance places 11th during first round of competition.
Rachel Beckman and Theodore Martinek
February 2, 2016
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Donald Trump Rallies Conservative Supporters

Donald Trump Rallies Conservative Supporters

GOP frontrunner visits Liberty University, appeals to Christian base.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
January 19, 2016
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Fashionshoes

iFASHION: Stepping into 2016 With Style

Rachel Beckman, News Editor
January 15, 2016
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Candy Grams are Back

Candy Grams are Back

Candy Grams fundraiser to support Open Arms Mission.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
December 4, 2015
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Varsity Dances into Competition Season

Varsity Dances into Competition Season

The Sequoit Dancers are eager and excited for competition season to go underway.
Rachel Beckman, News Editor
November 23, 2015
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