The Eagle's Eye

Leyden Players Club

Natalie Taborska, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2013

Leyden Players is an East Leyden only club that meets once a month to focus on theater and drama and helps students gain experience in theatre. The club takes students to different types of theatrical events as well that help...


Priscilla Mercado, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2013

Gracenotes is an all girl freshman and sophomore a capella choir. “This choir group improves your singing, your techniques and also provides you with memories that will last a lifetime!” choir director Stacy Cunningham...

Skills USA

Nikolao Chuku, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2013

Students in Skills USA will be competing in a nationwide tournament in Springfield in April. Students come from all over Illinois to compete in different categories. Skills USA is a club to help the students prepare for the tourn...

Ski and Snowboarding Club

Jordan Campbell, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2013

The Ski and Snowboard club starts in the early winter according to club sponsor Marcy Kinnane. The club is open to all students, no experience needed. "It’s a great club for anyone involved with Snowboarding or Skiing,...

Future Business Leaders of America

Nicholas Johnston, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2013

If you have an interest in business and are thinking about a future career in the field, than Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a club that could spark your interest. FBLA focuses on community service and competition. Being...

Marching Band: Leyden’s Largest Club

Ilse Montiel, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2013

220 students make up Leyden's Marching Band, which performs at football games, Cedar Point, community events, and even Disneyland. Marching band is made up of many different types of students. From freshmen to seniors from...

National Honor Society

Diann Villamena, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2013

The National Honors Society nationally recognizes the top 20% of the sophomore, junior and senior classes who apply to be a part of the program. NHS has changed over the years, not physically, but digitally. Club sponsor...

Take A Journey through Jazz with the 2013 Jazz Band

Karina Kosmala, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 5, 2013

The 2013 Jazz Band opened up to freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors this month, offering students an opportunity to play different types of music. Different from Concert Band that plays classical music, Jazz Band plays...

Operation Snowball 2013

Elizabeth Shelton, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2013

Operation Snowball is a national organization that empowers teens to make good, healthy life decisions all while having fun. “An organization that teaches young people that you can enjoy life without drugs and alcohol,”...

Orchesis’ Premiere at the Homecoming Pep Rally

Alicia Vermilyer, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2013

Orchesis premiered at the September 26 Pep Rally for the first time this year in the West Leyden field house. “I was so nervous for the Pep Rally” Jonjalee Fisher, new member of the club said. “My heart was racing througho...

East Leyden’s On Common Ground

Dulce Paz, Contributing Writer

November 4, 2013

On Common Ground is a gay straight alliance that has been changing the environment of Leyden for about 10 years. It has been providing gay and lesbian students the support that they need to feel comfortable. “The club came out of...