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From an after-school club to an IHSA sport

From an after-school club to an IHSA sport

Masah Mourad, Section Editor, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2019

Many might not be familiar with the variety of clubs that take place either before or after school. One of the newest members of the clubs here at Central is the E-sports club. In the club students improve their abilities at electronic gaming.  Electronic gaming is well known around the world, allowing more ...

Senior cheerleaders say goodbye for four years of football games

Senior cheerleaders say goodbye for four years of football games

Lamis Alnatafgi, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2019

The varsity cheerleaders had their last football game on Friday, Oct. 25 for their senior night. While the cheerleaders will begin their season for the basketball games, they reflected on the memories they made on Dickinson Field every Friday night.  The senior cheerleaders said they are s...

Economics teacher integrates field experience into classroom

Economics teacher integrates field experience into classroom

Sophie Burns, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

November 2, 2019

Economics teacher Mr. Jeff Waterman started investing when he was nine years old. He developed a love of the stock market and the concept of investing himself, which led him to pursue a degree in economics at Northwestern University.  After college, he went straight into the private sector to work in banking. He then foun...

Best study habits for freshmen

Best study habits for freshmen

Calista Ottebrerg, Contributor

October 18, 2019

Students at Central use a variety of study habits that can help freshmen prepare for this upcoming school year. With finals less than three months away, now is the time freshmen can learn from the upperclassmen.  Known for its rigor, Central has some classes that must curve the gradi...

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 Oct. 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 ...

From student to Yale Bassett Award Winner

From student to Yale Bassett Award Winner

Meghan Malec, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

October 15, 2019

On Sept. 26, senior Catherine Collins attended an award ceremony for the Yale Bassett Award for Community Engagement that she won. This award ceremony took place at the Yale campus and honors students who are making a difference in the world. Only 15 high school students across the entire nation receiv...

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...

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