The Scratching Post

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...

Vernon Hills High School hosts Best Buddies Prom

Katie Hoffman, Staff Member

March 28, 2019

On March 9, students came together at Best Buddies prom to celebrate the friendships created throughout the year. “Best Buddies prom gives the buddies an unforgettable prom experience,” Lexi Rootberg (11), a member of B...

Students enjoy benefits of therapy dogs

Sam Polisky, Staff Member

December 20, 2018

On Thursday, Dec. 13, Mimi Lutwak helped to bring a new form of therapy to VHHS: therapy dogs. Lutwak has been affiliated with these furry friends for a long time, and she decided to spread the unconditional love the dogs...