The Scratching Post

Notable increase in VHHS student population

Matthew Koepke, Staff member

October 20, 2019

Vernon Hills High School is growing in size. The steady increase of incoming freshmen is affecting both staff and students.  Dr. Guillaume has seen the student population steadily grow as the years have passed. This trend ...

VHHS students use Tik Tok around the clock

October 17, 2019

A new app called “Tik Tok” has taken over Vernon Hills Highschool. Students are using the app to participate in creating videos and more so watching the videos. Tik Tok has managed to impact the everyday lifestyle of the Vern...

Summer Explorations: Students, staff travel across the globe

October 17, 2019

This past summer, a number of D128 students and staff took trips across the globe in search of many different cultural and educational experiences. These experiences included the Spanish department’s exploration of Costa Rica, FBLA...

Introducing new staff at VHHS

Pavan Patel, Staff Member

October 17, 2019

In the 2019-2020 school year, there are many teachers and staff who are new to our school. There are 19 new staff members that have been introduced to Vernon Hills High School. This year's freshman classes are larger. As a result of this, th...

Major Changes to Parking at VHHS

Paige Edelheit, Design Editor

October 8, 2019

Vernon Hills High School has now renamed the sophomore lot as the “remote lot”, an area that allows for free student parking. Students will need to register their car with a pass to park in this space, and students who cu...

Clubs unite VHHS one booth at a time

Catalina Cowell, Staff Member

May 11, 2019

On April 24, VHHS held the biennial Unity Fair during DARING week, which is a series of positive prevention programs to help reduce risky behaviors and choices. The Unity Fair sought out to hold an event that would educate students...

VHHS Navigates away from Naviance

Isay Nochebuena, Staff Member

May 11, 2019

VHHS has been using a software called Naviance in order to send colleges application materials. Recently however, because of issues with the software’s layout, VHHS has made the change to SCOIR, a system which is easier to nav...