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“This We’ll Defend” – Senior Military Tribute

“This We’ll Defend” – Senior Military Tribute

Gabby Costello & Cam Garber, Features Writers

May 21, 2019

For most of the school’s graduating class, May 1 is College Decision Day, a day wherein students must commit to a specific college that they will attend. Other seniors, however, such as Ethan Ruth and Roy Fuller, May 1 is the day where they will commit themselves to a future that represents a star...

Students spend their summer working or interning

Students spend their summer working or interning

Saba Ali, Michalea Halikias, Section Editor, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2019

Most high schoolers use summer as a time to relax on vacation or spend time with their friends and family. However, many juniors and sophomores use this time to save up money or build their experience and college applications. Junior Molly Bruns spends her summers babysitting, coaching young swimmers, a...

Rachel Foracappa, Junior

Rachel Foracappa, Junior

Lana Jawich, Writer

May 15, 2019

Devils’ Advocate: What does being a part of Student Council mean to you? Rachel Foracappa: Student Council is like an entire community to me. I got super close with a bunch of the people on Student Council and I’ve loved the atmosphere it brings to both the club and school. DA: What qualiti...

Patrick Hsiao, junior

Patrick Hsiao, junior

Lana Jawich, Writer

May 15, 2019

Devils’ Advocate: What does being a part of Student Council mean to you? Patrick Hsiao: Being a part of Student Council means being active and helping out school activities throughout the year. I get to meet new people all around the school and have fun while organizing all these fun events to make o...

Taylor Wagner, junior

Taylor Wagner, junior

Lana Jawich, Writer

May 15, 2019

Devils’ Advocate: What does being a part of Student Council mean to you? Taylor Wagner: Being part of Student Council means helping to develop and organize events to bolster our school spirit along with helping to lead our school and make it a better place for all students. DA: What qualiti...

Get to know junior student senate

Get to know junior student senate

Lana Jawich, Michalea Halikias, Section Editor, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2019

Elections for Student Senate were held in April and 12 spots were available to students. Among the junior class, Rachel Foracappa, Patrick Hsiao, and Taylor Wagner were elected by their peers and classmates to be a part of Student Council and take leadership roles. 

A guide to preparing for APs

A guide to preparing for APs

Thea Sankari, Michalea Halikias, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2019

AP exams, or Advanced Placement exams, are college-level tests that allows students to potentially earn college credit if they score high enough. This year, the tests are from Monday, May 6 to Friday, May 17. These exams usually have a year’s worth of material on them. If a student gets a 4, 5, a...

Junior takes environmentalism into his own hands

Junior takes environmentalism into his own hands

Lia Reichmann, Michalea Halikias, Section Editor, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2019

Junior Luke Leddy always knew he wanted to do some kind of environmentally-based project in order to obtain the Eagle Scout rank he has been seeking since joining the Boy Scouts in sixth grade. So, Leddy decided to build the rain garden that was a key element of a planned design for the  Richmond Education Ga...

Students finalize prom plans

Students finalize prom plans

Thea Sankari, Michalea Halikias, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2019

Prom: the last chance for high school seniors to attend a school dance. For many, prom is a night filled with dancing, friends, music, and is a way to finish off high school on a strong note. As prom draws closer and closer, many students are beginning to finalize their plans, whether it be figuring...

Tragic event sparks safety questions

Tragic event sparks safety questions

Sarah Badawi & Gayatri Thiri, Features Writers

March 22, 2019

On Thursday, Feb. 19, Beth Dunlap, a junior at Downers Grove North High School– a school just minutes away from Central passed after being hit by a driver under the influence on the crosswalk outside of the school. “This situation could have been avoided if the man that hit her was not under the influence and was following the rules of the road....

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