Apply to be a writer for Insider

Mash Insider is a blog that provides local coverage of Chicagoland high schools. From Friday’s big game to opening night of the school play, we’ll give you

the scoop on what’s going on in the halls of Chicago’s high schools. Want to be the Insider for your school? Apply here!

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    Grade you are currently in (not what grade you will be in the fall)
    Please check the year you plan to graduate high school.
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