• Wrestling wins first regional title

    Wrestling wins first regional title

    Jack Leach, Staff Writer

    March 2, 2017

    South’s reign as conference champs came to an end after three straight years of SPC dominance. With a talented-filled varsity roster, the team set their eyes on state. After conference, regionals was the first stop for South as they wrestled for team and individual achievements. The Rock...

    Plainfield South won their first team regional title on Feb. 4 in Rock Island. The team also sent two wrestlers to individual state: Dominic Ferraro and Envo Silva.

    Corey Carver

Students participate in promposals

Alexis Polizzi, Staff Writer

Prom is a growing tradition in the high school world, and one of the many concepts that goes hand in hand with prom is the ever so famous promposals, which have gained a ton of popularity within the most recent generations. South...

May 19, 2017No Comments

Q & A with Principal Bob Yanello: Sports, hobbies, work

Isabella Paredes, Editor-in-chief

Q: How long have you been working at Plainfield South? A: This is my seventeenth year. Q: What teaching or administrative positions did you hold before becoming principal? A:  I began as a part-time business teacher a...

May 19, 2017No Comments

English, journalism teacher receives award of excellence for her effort

James Dralle, Staff Writer

English teacher Caroline Butler received the Award of Excellence for the 2017 school year. She was among 14 teachers in the district to receive this award. Isabella Paredes, Editor in Chief of the Paw Print, was one of the...

March 23, 2017No Comments

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New tennis coach strives for team unity

The tennis season at Plainfield South is coming to a close.  Though they had a shortage of players and a new coach, the tennis team did their best to secure wins. “Our season has surpassed any expectations we had at...

May 18, 2017No Comments

  • Cougars driven to leave a star-studded legacy May 18, 2017
  • Baseball and softball coaches hope for great season March 23, 2017
  • Q&A with Track Coach Crowe March 22, 2017
  • Badminton promotes positivity March 22, 2017

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New board members take on significant role in 202

Lane Abrell, District 202 Superintendent

As we approach the end the school year, another important part of public schooling has just started. The District 202 Board of Education on May 1, 2017 seated two new members, along with re-seating two...

May 18, 2017No Comments

Year round schooling establishes success

May 18, 2017

Large class sizes harm students learning environment

Large class sizes harm students learning environment

March 22, 2017

Congress takes a step backwards with LGBT laws

Congress takes a step backwards with LGBT laws

March 22, 2017

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  • Review of the new, high anticipated drama “Sully”

    Clint Eastwood’s "Sully" (based on US airways flight 1549 that ended up in the Hudson River) featured an all-star cast and proved an amazing story t...

  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

    Almost ten years ago, J.K. Rowling released the conclusion to her billion dollar Harry Potter saga. Scholastic published Harry Potter and the Cursed C...

  • Fine Dining and Breathing: Nabby’s

    Nabby’s in Plainfield is located at the crossings of Michigan St and Route 59 and has been open since 1990. This year Nabby’s is celebrating 25th ...

  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games

    Starting August 5 through the 21, the 2016 Olympic Games will be held for the first time in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. More than 10 thousand athletes wi...

  • Ideas for Summer Vacation 2016

    • One great idea is Brookfield Zoo. It is open all summer long and have general admission under twenty dollars. • Another idea is Downtown Naperv...

  • #FreeKesha Campaign

    Recently, supporters and fans around the world have grabbed the media’s attention with the new #FreeKesha campaign after the singer accused her mana...

  • A long time ago in a galaxy far far away…

    A long time ago in a galaxy far far away…

  • Video Game Season

    Christmastime is fast approaching, and that means the video game market will thrive under pressure once again. Titles like Star Wars Battlefront, Ri...

  • Honeymoon by Lana Del Ray

    In Lana Del Rey’s recent album Honeymoon, she expresses the pain of heartbreak that was heard throughout songs on her 2014 album Ultraviolence. Alth...

  • Justin Bieber Roast on Comedy Central

    Justin Bieber has had a rough past and now it has been used against him in his upcoming roast. "For years I have wanted Comedy Central to roast me," ...

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