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Indian Culture Club, the newest club

Indian Culture Clubs meets twice a month to create a friendly, Indian community within the school.

Everett Eck, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2018

When an outside observer looks at the demographics of Central, the first that comes to most’s mind is the word “white.” On the website niche.com, which rates schools and universities across the country, Central has an A+ rating in academics, teachers, clubs and activities, college prep, and health safety...

Central hosts annual college fair

The school will host its annual college fair on Thursday, April 19.

Everett Eck and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2018

On Thursday, April 19, Central will hold District 86’s annual college fair at 7 p.m. in the field house. More than 200 colleges will attend to give information about their school to the junior class. Although many juniors have already began the college process, the college fair is an organized intr...

Varsity Club hosts promposal contest

Many students are going out of their way to make literary references in their promposals, as the theme this year is The Great Gatsby.

Everett Eck and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2018

As prom approaches, many seniors are preparing for how they are going ask their dates to the dance. Generally, prom proposals or “promposals”, as they're more frequently known as, are more elaborate than proposals to other dances. For added incentive this year, Varsity Club is sponsoring a contest as...

Boys tennis looks to continue tradition of excellence

Trevor Hamilton and Andrew Buehlos will look to recreate their 2017 season, where they advanced to the State Championship match for doubles.

Everett Eck and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2018

After a third place finish at the 2017 State Finals and a legacy of 26 State titles, the boys tennis team looks to continue their tradition of excellence with another strong season, working toward the ultimate goal of winning the 2018 State Championship. Top returning players include doubles pair T...

LEAP into Africa hosts three-on-three basketball tournament

LEAP into Africa hosted a three-on-three basketball tournament on Sunday, Feb. 25 in the field house. They had a big turnout for the game, with many students participating in the tournament.

Everett Eck and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2018

On Sunday, Feb. 25, LEAP into Africa held its second annual three-on-three basketball tournament in the field house. The event was held to raise money for LEAP (Langa Education Assistance Program) math and science schools in South Africa. Each player that entered the tournament paid a $10 fee. Si...

Class board organizes Valentine’s Day matchmaking

Valentine's Day is always full of activities, and last year's junior class board introduced a new tradition with its matchmaking questionnaire.

Everett Eck and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2018

On Wednesday, Jan. 31 and Thursday, Feb. 1, the senior class board sold Valentine’s Day matchmaking questionnaires for $1 during all lunch periods to raise money for prom and scholarships. The participants answered questions about their personality, interests, and what they prefer in a partner. &...

Winter dance makes students “dance in the moonlight”

This year's winter dance fell on Saturday, Feb. 3. With the theme being

Everett Eck and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2018

This year’s winter dance, held on Saturday, Feb. 3 in the field house, was marked by an effort to encourage more people to attend the event, with the posts throughout school and social media containing the hashtag “#WeAreGoing” to try and promote a higher attendance. The winter dance, which...

Outdoor Adventure Club to participate in obstacle course

Participants take part in the 2017 Abominable Snow Race. As the 2018 race approaches, students look forward to participating.

Everett Eck and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2017

On Saturday, Jan. 27, Outdoor Adventure Club will participate and compete in an obstacle course race, which will be located in Lake Geneva. Outdoor Adventure Club is an inclusive club open to anyone who is interested in taking part in different activities outside. In the past, the club has traveled to Bullfr...

Students compete in writing competition

On Monday, Nov. 14 and Tuesday, Nov. 15, students nominated by their English teachers attempted to write a quality essay in under 50 minutes to qualify for a national competition.

Everett Eck and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2017

On Monday, Nov. 14, and Tuesday, Nov. 15, eight to ten writers from the junior class were selected by their English teachers to participate in a writing competition in hopes that they will be selected to advance to a national competition hosted by the National Council of Teachers of English; this year...

Sports Club hosts first annual Turkey Bowl

The winning team at the Turkey Bowel consisted of seniors Matt Bjorson, Garrett Oakey, Nick Biancalana, and Lonnell Smith. Junior Aidan Cruickshank and sophomore Guy Goss were also on the team.

Everett Eck and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2017

On Sunday, Nov. 19, Sports Club hosted its first annual Turkey Bowl Football Tournament on Dickinson Field from 12-3 p.m. The tournament raised money to purchase sports equipment for underprivileged children in Chicago. Participants had to pay $10 per team, with each team having around six players. The...

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