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Students take on congressional campaigning

Assistant Regional Director Stephanie Trussell (left), junior Olivia Zelenka (right), and Ethan Austermann (center) supported the Jeanne Ives campaign by assisting donors at the computer.
November 6, 2020

As the 2020 presidential and congressional elections approached, it was common to see volunteers filling their cars with yard signs to deliver them throughout the Chicago suburbs. Junior Olivia Zelenka...

College requirements change amidst global pandemic

College requirements have changed significantly given the coronavirus.
October 20, 2020

After Coronavirus hit in March, new rules and regulations have heavily influenced the college application process. Colleges are now taking into consideration obstacles that can hold students back...

Five must-do fall activities during COVID-19

While this year may be different due to COVID-19, there are still ample opportunities and activities to do to fully take advantage of the fall season.
October 19, 2020

The fall activities bucket list looks different this year due to restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, but hope is not lost. Here is 2020’s fall activities line-up with activities to do both...

Cheerleaders manage a business off the sidelines

Seniors Emma Schackart and Angelina Buonavolanto started a college apparel business earlier this year.
October 4, 2020

An unsuccessful shopping trip to find stylish college apparel for an Indiana University football game led two of  Central’s senior cheerleaders, Emma Schackart and Angelina Buonavolanto, to brainstorm...

Athletes explain the recruitment process

Sofija Buzelis speeds away from her teammates with ball in hand. Buzelis recently committed to playing lacrosse in college.
October 1, 2020

There are only three minutes left in the playoff game between the Red Devils and the New Trier Trevians. Senior Sofija Buzelis gets in her defensive stance. Sweat is dripping down her forehead and she...

Student receives Brower Youth Award for environmental leadership

Junior Alex Collins is one of six to receive the Brower Award in the nation.
September 18, 2020

Junior Alex Collins, the co-founder of an organization called Students Against Ethylene Oxide (SAEtO), was one of six students chosen nationwide for the Brower Youth Award. The award recognizes students...

PERIOD @ Hinsdale takes action to put an end to period poverty

Roughly 1,625 feminine hygeine products were packaged after the group's first
September 14, 2020

PERIOD is a national nonprofit organization that opened a Hinsdale chapter in June. This organization’s mission is end to period poverty and fight for change in providing menstrual equality. PERIOD has...

English teacher wins athletic award and prepares for next marathon

English teacher Katie Tosh recently won the CLIF Bar Athlete of the Year and is training to run in the Boston Marathon, which will now take place in September.
April 17, 2020

5 a.m - Wake up  7 a.m - Arrive at Central 3:30 p.m - Head home to the city 5 p.m - Grading and planning  7 p.m - Daily workout and training 9 p.m - More grading and planning  11 p.m...

Irish dance like no one is watching*

Mulhern School of Irish Dance was first established by Coleen Mulhern Malloy in 2006 and now competes internationally.
April 10, 2020

The local Irish dance school prepared to compete in the upcoming World Championships before their season was cut short. It is 4:30 a.m. and sophomore Annie Morel fights off the feeling of jet lag as she...

Starting clubs at school*

Mrs. Sally Phillip, who is the Activities Director, meets with students to discuss club events and starting clubs.
April 9, 2020

The glow of the sun rising into the Tuesday morning sky signals the beginning of a new day. Students at Central filter in through various entrances around the school, heading for music rehearsals and club...

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