• October 24The Notre Dame varsity football team will take on Palatine in the first round of the IHSA 8A state playoffs this Saturday, October 29 at 2 pm.

Focus on New Electives

Focus on New Electives

November 7, 2016

ND Needs Longer Lunches

ND Needs Longer Lunches

November 7, 2016

100-Hall Window Change

David Lescano and Anthony Morgan

October 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff News, Student Life

Throughout the school year there has been talk amongst the students about whether some of the windows will or will not be replaced in the 100 Hallway. Focus conducted a series of interviews with faculty members to find out ex...

A Journey through the Life of a Hesburgh Scholar

Dan Weber, Pubs Staff

October 28, 2016

Filed under Student Life

The typical response when hearing the words “Oh, he’s a Hesburgh Scholar,” is usually something about how his entire life revolves around school work or being a certified genius. I would like to set the record straight and...


Joey Strzalka, Pubs Staff

October 26, 2016

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Most students across America would love to tell you how much easier the SAT is than the ACT, however they can't do so anymore. The SAT exam has been completely remodeled to gain common core testing properties. The new SAT format...

Senior College Plans

Richard Rabiola, Pubs Staff

October 24, 2016

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

While the senior class has been busy filling out college applications, going on college visits, and deciding what to major in, a few members of the senior class have their minds set on their future beyond college.   ...

The Dons Have Spirit!

October 4, 2016

The Significance of Lent in Catholic Schools

Matt Contreas, Pubs Staff

February 22, 2016

Filed under Dons News, Staff News, Student Life, Uncategorized

The season of Lent is a time for people to reflect the sins and mistakes they have committed, and how to learn from them to prevent them in the future. Catholic schools place a strong emphasis in teaching students the meaning...

Electronics and Technology: Friend or Foe?

Anthony Morgan, Pubs Staff

February 18, 2016

Filed under Dons News, Student Life

Video games and electronics can have a negative effect on the human mind. While using them isn’t necessarily a bad thing to do, considering most of the world uses, or completely depends on electronics, the effects of overusing...

School Councelors’ Week Coming to a Conclusion!

Joseph Strzalka, Pubs Staff

February 18, 2016

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

If you haven't noticed by the paper lightbulbs all over the school, and the Starbursts at lunch, it is counselors'  week. Even though you might not see your counselor every day they are easily the best go to person in the school...

The Separation of Church and State

Will Porcaro, Pubs Staff

February 18, 2016

Filed under Dons News, Opinion, Student Life, US/World News

I am an Agnostic, and for many of the 236.8 million Christians in this country, it is difficult to see how their religion has infiltrated our political process. I have no issue with Christians, for heaven's sake (no pun intended...

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