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Halloween At Hinsdale Central

Here's how Hinsdale Central students plan to celebrate Halloween while abiding by COVID-19 restrictions.

Taylor Fodor, Sophie Burns, Editor-In-Chief, and Olivia Ostrowski, Editor-In-Chief

October 27, 2020

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Fun and safe fall activities

Although the COVID-19 pandemic limits some activities, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy fall 2020.

Emma Walsh, Sophie Burns, Editor-In-Chief, and Olivia Ostrowski, Editor-In-Chief

October 16, 2020

Quick and Healthy Snacks to Make at Home

E-learning can be draining and require a lot of energy. Watch this video for some easy and nutritious snack ideas to make at home for a boost of energy!

Lauren Witt, Sophie Burns, Editor-In-Chief, and Olivia Ostrowski, Editor-In-Chief

September 22, 2020

Continuing the college search from home

Many universities are offering virtual tours for prospective students.

Sophie Burns, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2020

This year has been a stressful year for all of us. It is far from what we expected of the new decade and derailed all of our plans in the foreseeable future. Considering now is around the time most juniors begin the college search, this has impacted the class of 2021 especially.  Many students had college visits planned ove...

Students need to maintain social distancing to shorten quarantine

Despite the fact that public courts and parks have shut down, many people continue to use them.

Sophie Burns, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2020

We’ve been in quarantine for weeks now. No school, work, friends— virtually no remnants of a normal life are still intact.  It can be difficult, perhaps even depressing to remain in isolation for so long. Some of us have given in; I’ve witnessed groups of people gathered on basketball cou...

Bored? Here are five books to read while confined to your house

Quarantine can feel boring, but this list of books will keep you entertained until COVID-19 is over.

Sophie Burns, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2020

We are a week and a half into our quarantine, and this appears to be the first time in history students have ever said that they missed school. We are all in desperate need of entertaining ourselves, and at this point laying in bed and eating M&Ms just doesn’t seem to cut it. So, for those of you...

Is e-learning an effective substitute for a traditional classroom?

District 86 has remote learning planned for Tuesday through Friday during the weeks of March 16 and March 23.

Sophie Burns, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2020

Ohio public schools were the first to shut down until April, and Illinois followed suit not long after. Colleges across the country have also closed their doors, some indefinitely and some have already made the decision to reopen for the fall semester. All of the school closures beg the question:...

Annual Variety Show showcases students’ talent

The Variety Show, held on Wednesday, March 11, showcased 17 different acts performed by several talented students. Seniors Alex Ovan and Nick Moawad hosted the show with skits and introductions between each act.

Sophie Burns, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2020

Hinsdale Central hosted its annual Variety Show on Wednesday, March 11 in the auditorium.  The show, hosted by senior vice president Nick Moawad and senior social chair Alex Ovan, featured 17 acts and multiple skits created by the two hosts. The skits, which were videotaped, were filmed, dir...

Outdated gym requirements should be updated

In Illinois, physical education is mandated five days a week for grades kindergarten through 12.

Sophie Burns, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2020

Physical education. When we hear those words, a certain image comes to mind: scrawny high school students adorned in ugly uniforms straight from the 1980s halfheartedly playing dodge ball, while an overweight gym teacher yells from the sidelines. Although gym class isn’t exactly the same as depicted in the 1...

Senatorial candidate retracts claims of firearm possession at Central

At a forum in Washington, Ill., senatorial candidate Peggy Hubbard made claims of bringing a firearm into Hinsdale Central. She later retracted her statements.

Sophie Burns, Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief, and Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2020

Peggy Hubbard, Republican senate candidate from Belleville Ill., made claims that she brought a gun and ammunition to the senatorial debate at Hinsdale Central on Thursday, Feb. 13. She later backed away from her previous declaration. During the debate organized by Student Conservative Organization...

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