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Mr. Conti Goes To Great Lengths to Support Students

Mr. Conti Goes To Great Lengths to Support Students

Amerie Rodriguez, Staff Writer November 20, 2023

Mr. Conti. We all know and love him. But in case you’re wondering, “Who in the world is this guy?” Well, I’ll tell you. Mr.Conti is the Assistant Coach of Football and also a very popular substitute...

Game of Thrones:  CTK New Bathroom Policy Sparks Tension

Game of Thrones: CTK New Bathroom Policy Sparks Tension

Airinay Rodriguez, Co-Editor November 20, 2023

Let's set the scene:  it's 10:45 am, you're in your advisory up on the 3rd floor, and you need to run to the bathroom before lunch.  Perfect timing, right?  You're not interrupting class time, you get...

Lettermen Jackets Making a Comeback on CTK Campus

Lettermen Jackets Making a Comeback on CTK Campus

Airinay Rodriguez, Co-Editor November 20, 2023

  The Lettermen Jacket or Varsity Jackets, whichever you prefer, is a staple in every high school and in every sort of media containing high school. A personal favorite of mine is Andrew the jock from...

College and Career Fair - Connecting Students to their Future

College and Career Fair – Connecting Students to their Future

Emilio Canelo, Staff Writer November 20, 2023

On November 3, 2023, CTK's Counseling Team hosted its first Career Talk of the 2023-2024 year. I personally had a wonderful talk. I would like to share some things I learned from this discussion: Budgeting...

Mr. Kims Great Kitten Caper

Mr. Kim’s Great Kitten Caper

Staff Writer November 20, 2023
"There's a kitten in your car."  That was the news that interrupted Mr. Kim's 1st period class. 
Gladiators for Life

HoCo Pep Assembly Dance Party!

Staff Writer October 13, 2023

Today's Homecoming Pep Assembly all began on the 3rd floor, as our Drum Line started down in front of our St. Ignatius statue (or "St. Iggy" as we like to call him!)  As the drummers and Majorettes led...

In the middle of the Millikin football field, CTK students gear up before they head home.

The Bus May Stall, but Our Road to College Is Unstoppable

Angelo Gutierrez, Staff Writer October 6, 2023

The farthest college choice for College Exploration Day was Millikin University, in Decatur, Illinois.  Students had to stumble out of bed and arrive at CTK at 6:00 am to make sure the bus left promptly...

Our Milkshake Brings All the Dogs to the Yard

Our Milkshake Brings All the Dogs to the Yard

Dayvionna Randle, Staff Writer October 6, 2023

On Monday, October 2, 2023, our school, Christ the King, got a very cute surprise outside their doors. Around 3:45 p.m., students started to notice a well-behaved stray dog lingering outside the doors...

Mr. Kevin Gallmeier can be found in room 315..or behind his drum set playing for TWO rock bands:  Blak Swan and Lizzie and the Rockers

The Legend of the G-Lord

Jaylen Jones, Co-Editor October 5, 2023

Who is this G-Lord?  Is he a saint that we’re going to learn about in Religion?  Is he an historical figure?  Well, yes…to both.  Let’s sit down and get to know one of the most beloved teachers...

Gladiators Return to the Colosseum

Gladiators Return to the Colosseum

Jaylen Jones, Co-Editor October 5, 2023

The first full month of school has officially come to an end. Students and teachers alike are starting new frontiers and starting to think about their futures. Let’s not get lost in what’s going to...

Joan of Arc Chapel sits in the middle of Marquettes campus in Milwaukee, WI.

The College with the Tomb in the Center

Je'Nae Phillips, Staff Writer October 4, 2023

Visiting Marquette felt like a fever dream. We got to meet sophomores from Marquette and they gave us the rundown of the school; it wasn’t extremely diverse but you had to get in where you fit in. Find...

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