Fall is now in full swing; leaves are falling, pumpkins are waiting to be picked and, most importantly, temperatures are getting cooler. People like fall temperatures for a variety of reasons. Some enjoy the lack of mosquitos and gnats, while others look forward to walks through corn mazes and pumpkin patches. Personally, my favorite part … Continue reading Soup: fall’s greatest gift
On Thursday, Oct. 3, Illinois State Senator Steve McClure hosted a new Youth Advisory Council program. Senator McClure posted on his website that “This is a way for me to try to get younger people more involved with our government and more involved with the issues that we’re dealing with.” Senator McClure, who represents Illinois’ … Continue reading Youth in politics
The 2019-2020 school year is now in full swing and those of us on staff at The Senator thought it was time to introduce ourselves. We think it will be easier to relate to our news and opinions if you know a few things about us first. First up we have our senior editors! This … Continue reading Meet the 2019-2020 staff
March Madness is approaching and brackets will soon be floating around the school. The staff here at The Senator decided to use the bracket system to rank something unconventional: fruit. We decided to purchase a few fruits that we’d never tasted before, so our Monday afternoon began with coconut, kumquat, cranberry, dragon fruit, passionfruit, papaya, … Continue reading March Fruit Madness
There is no feeling in the world more satisfying than discovering a new artist and falling in love. If you enjoy listening to new music but do not want the hassle of searching through loads of songs until you find something you like, you are in luck! Allie X is a Canadian singer-songwriter who has … Continue reading Funky Tunes for the New Year
You can ask ANY girl and they'll all tell you to come see SHS' production of "Ask Any Girl" this weekend! Show times are Friday and Saturday @ 7:00pm and Sunday @ 2:00pm. Students/Seniors are $5 and adults are $7. See you there!
Week after week, we publish articles and conduct interviews hoping to get to know the students of Springfield High. It is now time for the students of SHS to meet the staff of The Senator. Up first, we have our dedicated senior editors, Carson Allen, Jenna Cisco and Sarah Hudspeth. Carson has been a member … Continue reading 2018-2019 Newspaper Staff