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What Is The Heights?

Giovanni Diaz, Staff Reporter
March 5, 2013
Filed under News, Student Life

Chicago Shakespeare Theatre along with Latinos Progresando and Pilsen community is constructing an opera coming this April to our school. The opera, The Heights, consists of music including rap, hip hop and salsa. Come check out this Opera on April 8 at 7 pm and show support for our community and school. ...

Jazzed Out

Jazzed Out

Giovanni Diaz, Staff Reporter
March 5, 2013
Filed under News, Student Life

On March 8 the Latin Jazz with Chicago Sinfonietta will perform here at Juarez to explore the intersection of classical chamber music with jazz harmonies and afro latin collaboration. The performance will be at 7 pm. Come and enjoy the performance!

Comfort Zone

Zuleima Martinez, staff reporter
March 4, 2013
Filed under News

The Peer Mentoring program is to help the freshmen feel COMFORTABLE in High School. Freshmen are paired up with seniors so that they can get advice and some tips. They meet every Wednesday after school. They do fun activities, such as going on field trips. Their next upcoming field trip is on February...

3rd Annual Latino Media and Communication Symposium

Rocio Zavala, Editor
February 23, 2013
Filed under News

For three years DePaul has been hosting the Latino Media and Communication Symposium, this year it took place on January 17th and eight journalism students attended they symposium in order to learn more about Latinos in the journalism field. The symposium consisted of two panels, one for broadcast...

Inspired Musical in the Heights

Inspired Musical in the Heights

Maria Solis, News Reporter
February 11, 2013
Filed under News

Community Auditions to find singers with all experience levels, teens and older, will be held for the concert performance oh the hip-hop and salsa musical In the Heights. They ask to have 16 bars of music prepared, a music sheet or accompaniment on CD/MP3/iPod. You can show up or call for a time sl...

Thinking Ahead with Mr. Ocon

Thinking Ahead with Mr. Ocon

Luis Merino, Reporter
December 18, 2012
Filed under News, Student Life

The school year is almost half way done and there are many things to think about for students as well as staff.  Mr. Ocon took some time to reflect on what his hopes are for this school year.   He was impressed with the students who came over the summer to make up benchmarks.   "A...

News from the Nest Goes Digital

News from the Nest Goes Digital

Selena Sandoval, Editor-in-Chief
December 17, 2012
Filed under News

The journalism class debuts it's new online newspaper and launches a cool contest. If you weren't able to catch the latest News from the Nest but still want to know all the gossip and updates going on in Benito Juarez and Pilsen, you can go to eagleeyenews.net. The site includes a variety of topics s...

Driving While Intexticated

Driving While Intexticated

Rocio Zavala, Editor-in-Chief
December 5, 2012
Filed under News

Have you ever driven down an expressway and seen the electronic billboards counting the deaths in highway accidents? The majority of those deaths occurred because drivers weren't paying attention to the road. This isn't something new, but now drivers have another form of distraction; a distraction small...

And the Votes Are In….

And the Votes Are In….

Maricruz Oliva, Staff Reporter
November 30, 2012
Filed under News

On November 3rd some students at Benito Juarez Community Academy joined the millions of registered voters in the US in choosing our next leader.  Out of 389 seniors polled, 28 were eligible to vote and out of those, 28 said that they were choosing Obama over Romney. Each candidate had their separate...

Meet Mr. Millar

Meet Mr. Millar

Britt Estefania, Staff Reporter
October 9, 2012
Filed under News

A new addition to the Juarez staff is the new Phys. Ed teacher Mr. Miller. After hearing good reviews from other teachers, he decided to become part of the Juarez staff and so far he has enjoyed being here. "I heard good things from a teacher I've worked with that it was a nice school, it was a diamond...

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