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Tech-savvy student receives school service award

Tech-savvy student receives school service award

Natalia Berti, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

October 16, 2019

Mohammad Ahmadi, junior, received the first quarter School Service Award on October 3 for his help over the summer interning for Central’s technology department and Mrs. Barbara Deane, technology specialist. With an interest in helping others and technology, Ahmadi worked over the summer for around six ...

What it means to take advanced

What it means to take advanced

Nay Salter, Contributor

October 10, 2019

  Every day Hinsdale Central AP/Honor students receive work that some find overwhelming.  AP/Honor classes are meant to be taught at a fast pace and more advanced level than regular classes, but, according to some students, sometimes the workload becomes too much for students to handle. ...

Benefits of arriving early to school

Benefits of arriving early to school

Luke Salvatore, Contributor

October 10, 2019

Many students at school have already acclimated to the system of arriving at school early, and for good reasons; according to those who come early, it gives them time to get homework done, to study, and to grab breakfast.  Getting your homework and studying done after school is a given for most stude...

Students ponder whether playing multiple sports is worth the added stress

Students ponder whether playing multiple sports is worth the added stress

Jack Huber, Contributor

October 8, 2019

It is reported that high school athletes have to deal with a lot of stress when playing their sport and attending classes. However, some argue that multi-sport athletes could experience less stress than other students.   Central students tend to partake in several activities, many of...

How to deal with stress

How to deal with stress

Julia Paulman, Contributor

October 8, 2019

As students approach the halfway point of the semester, they may notice posters around campus offering advice on how to cope with stress at school. Plastered across the bathrooms, these posters include tips on how to alleviate stress in their lives. The posters describe coping skills to distract and take breaks f...

Student stress: how teachers say you can combat it

Student stress: how teachers say you can combat it

Steven Pappas, Contributor

October 7, 2019

It’s the beginning of the school year and, with it, the grind begins. Classes are in full swing and, with them, comes the half-year surplus of exams, homework, and quizzes. Students will start to feel overwhelmed and anxious about classes, and with that comes stress. So, it has become impor...

Students sort through the aftermath of getting cut from sports

Students sort through the aftermath of getting cut from sports

Sophie Eberspecher, Contributor

October 3, 2019

With fall sport tryouts happening in August, some students walked away cut from a sport they love. The competitive nature of the athletic program means there are certainly cuts across all sports. But the aftermath for these students leaves them choosing a path of deciding whether to try out ...

Student mows his way to success

Student mows his way to success

Natalia Berti, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

October 1, 2019

Christian Schloegel, junior, always enjoyed mowing grass in his backyard but he wanted to take it to the next level. Schloegel’s self-made landscaping business, CTI Services LLC, started small in April of 2013.  Now providing all-year-round landscaping services to clients in the Hinsdale and Cla...

Homecoming creates stress and excitement

Homecoming creates stress and excitement

Kelsey Condon, Contributor

September 27, 2019

Homecoming week at the end of September is a week unmatched at school. Students buzzed around in anticipation, but for many students, it's another level of stress completely.   Students all over America said that planning dances is highly stressful. Akron Children’s Hospital in Ohio repo...

Varsity Poms kicks off homecoming

Varsity Poms kicks off homecoming

Olivia Ostrowski, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

September 25, 2019

The lights dimmed, the spotlights shone, and the music blasted from the stereo. A collective hush resounded over the crowd, and all eyes were drawn to the mass of sparkly pom-poms illuminating the gym. Immediately after the first pose was struck, an excited whisper filled the gym, and in a flash of red,...

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