Bullied Teen Fights Back With Powerful Story

Also in this week's 'Good Reads,' a parody of 'What Does the Fox Say?' and an inspiring high school chorus.

It’s the weekend, and that often means you want to take a break from the news of the day. Each week, we’ll compile a list of “good reads” from Patch sites around the area. They’re happy or compelling or otherwise interesting stories for your weekend reading pleasure.

Cam's Dare To Be Different Campaign Battles Bullies

The bullying began when Camille “Cam” Paddock was just 8 years old. "I know exactly how it feels to be different. I wanted to die – but I didn’t."

High School Choir for the Differently Abled Creates 'Agents of Change'

Members of the High Five Choir have found their voice — and learned a few lessons about inclusivity, patience and friendship while they’re at it. The choir is made up of differently-abled students. Some students are non-verbal, while others sing loud and proud. The choir includes student facilitators, who are teamed up with a “buddy” in the choir.

Local Teacher Competes on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

A fourth grade teacher is $3,000 richer after putting her word puzzle-solving skills to the test on Wheel of Fortune.

Spirit Week Video Parodies YouTube Sensation

In honor of Spirit Week 2013, New Trier created a video called "What Does the Trev Say?", a parody of the Youtube sensation, "What Does the Fox Say?" by Ylvis.


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