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The art of the murals at Benito Juarez

The art of the murals at Benito Juarez

Lorena Jimenez, Staff Reporter
April 7, 2016
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Murals are an art form that share the history of people and places with viewers. Today murals can depict anything. In Pilsen for example, there are murals that represent Latinos and the lives of people that passed away, to really important people that has influenced Mexican history. Juarez so...

Illinois first state to ban Microbeads

Illinois first state to ban Microbeads

Sofia Pina and Giovanni Quevedo
February 2, 2016
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The next time you're out shopping at your local drug store you might want to consider the types of products you are buying, and how they might affect your environment. Cosmetic companies include plastic micro beads in their products which has taken a toll on our water systems. Marine life is taking about...

Saturday Build On Event: Pack Groceries for Needy!

Saturday Build On Event: Pack Groceries for Needy!

Sofia Pina, Staff Reporter
February 2, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life

Build On will be holding an event on February 6th, 2016 during 8:30 A.M through 2 P.M. This event includes packing grocery boxes for food pantries and needy families. Students should meet up at Juarez at 8:30 A.M then afterwards take the CTA to Mac Warehouse on 1965 W Pershing. Note*: Money for...

Levy the dedicated Eagle

Levy the dedicated Eagle

Rosi Meraz and Ericka Pearson
January 28, 2016
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Mr. Levy is a math teacher at Juarez. He's been here for 7 years. He loves working with the students here. He admires their dedication to learning. "They never give up," Levy said. He also likes spending time with his 7 month old daughter, Brooklyn.

Got talent for the talent show?

Got talent for the talent show?

Sofia Pina, Staff reporter
January 25, 2016
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A talent show will be held at Benito Juarez Community Academy this upcoming February on the 4th during 9th and 10th periods. In order to participate in the talent show you must tryout after school on January 26th, 2016. For more information or questions regarding the talent show please contact Mr Kearney...

City Wide Drill Competition

City Wide Drill Competition

Christopher Dominguez, staff reporter
December 18, 2015
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The Benito Juarez Community academy ROTC went to the city wide annual drill competition. There are pictures of the Noble drill meet where  they actually got trophies for the squad event and for the color guard event. Displaying Captain Isidoro's ranks and ribbons

Marine corps birthday!

Marine corps birthday!

Giovanni Quevedo, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2015
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The United States Marine Corps Birthday is celebrated every year on November 10th with a traditional ball and cake cutting ceremony. On that day in 1775, the Continental Marines were established.

Build On , Levy Senior Center. Sat Nov 7,2015.

Build On , Levy Senior Center. Sat Nov 7,2015.

Sofia Pina, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2015
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Saturday, November 7, 2015 Build On Members volunteered at Levy Senior Center for bingo and crafts! Students boarded the Damen bus line for a 40 minute bus ride to the Levy senior center and upon arrival started preparing the activities that were planned for their activity day.

Who is Mst. Sgt Zepeda?

Who is Mst. Sgt Zepeda?

Christopher Dominguez, Staff reporter
November 9, 2015
Filed under News

Mst. Sgt. Zepeda is a retired Marine who has been working here at Juarez for over fifteen years. He plans on retiring at the end of this school year. What will he do once he retires? “Enjoy life,” Zepeda says. Master Sergeant has been in the Marine Corps for twenty two years. “It...

One Goal

One Goal

Lorena Jimenez, Staff Reporter
November 6, 2015
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For many people Ms.Gann is just an assistant principal, but did you know she has a class called One Goal. “One Goal is similar to senior seminar, but you take this class your junior year,” Ms. Gann said. “The way One Goal works is you start taking this class junior and the teacher you have...

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