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How Central students are contributing to the Black Lives Matter Movement

George Floyd's death in May sparked worldwide Black Lives Matter protests.

Aminah Ahmed, Sophie Burns, Editor-In-Chief, and Olivia Ostrowski, Editor-In-Chief

September 21, 2020

On May 25, 2020, the death of George Floyd, a 46-year old Black man, in Minneapolis, Minn. sparked protests across the globe. Students at Central are combating the same police brutality and racism that took Floyd’s life. Hinsdale alumni, such as a 2014 Central graduate and BLM organizer Isaiah R...

Suicide Prevention Month Spreads Awareness for Students

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, during which mental health organizations aim to raise awareness regarding depression and suicide.

Faedra Charlton Perrin, Sophie Burns, Editor-In-Chief, and Olivia Ostrowski, Editor-In-Chief

September 21, 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention month and with the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic suggests that individuals with existing mental health conditions may worsen during this time.   According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), suicide i...

Governor Priztker announces shutdown of all schools for remainder of the year

On Friday, April 17, Governor J.B. Pritzker announced that Illinois public schools wouldn't not be returning for the rest of the school year and extended the stay-at-home order till May 31.

Zoya Anjarwala, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2020

On April 17, Illinois Governor J.B Pritzker announced all schools would be shut down for the remainder of the school year because of COVID-19 concerns. He also extended the stay-at-home order for another month. The order will now be lifted on May 31, giving the virus enough time to decrease the spre...

States weigh when to cancel lockdowns

The White House recently released a set of recommendations for states to consider when loosening lockdown restrictions.

Olivia Ostrowski, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2020

On Thursday, April 16, President Donald Trump and fellow members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force unveiled a new three-phase plan to reopen states as the Coronavirus curve starts to flatten.  Trump has long been an avid supporter of reopening the economy, especially as the number of u...

Colleges go test-optional for class of 2021

Many colleges plan on going test-optional for the class of 2021 because all spring test dates have been canceled.

Zoya Anjarwala, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many colleges have decided to go test-optional for the class of 2021.  Many juniors are not able to take standardized testing due to the spread of the coronavirus. Normally, students plan to take the SAT/ACT during the spring of their junior year, but that is not po...

2020 presidential election continues despite pandemic

Voters in Wisconsin head to the polls to vote despite fears of the coronavirus.

Olivia Ostrowski, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2020

Americans are still slated to enter the polls on Nov. 3 to cast their ballots for the 2020 presidential election despite safety concerns over the coronavirus.  Doubts over the fate of the election began to surface as more stringent social distancing measures were instituted and in-person pri...

Volleyball players honor former coach with memorial

Tracey Marshall, Head Volleyball Coach for the girls' team, passed away on April 2 at the age of 42.

Natalia Berti, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2020

On Tuesday April 2, the girls’ volleyball teams brought flowers, candles, and posters to the Central gym doors to give respect and thanks to former Central volleyball coach Tracy Marshall. Marshall died unexpectedly at her home in Bolingbrook; the cause of her death is not yet disclosed.  ...

Ways you can help the community

While I was on a run, the people in my community found a way to help others while avoiding contact. The community table urges others in the community to

Natalia Berti, Zoya Anjarwala, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2020

Central students have the opportunity to help the less fortunate during the coronavirus outbreak as unemployment rates skyrocket. According to the Washington Post, as of March 26, a record 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits. Now is the time to get creative and get involved with your co...

$2 trillion relief and stimulus package approved

President Donald Trump, surrounded by key legislators, ratifies a $2 trillion stimulus package on March 27.

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

April 3, 2020

On Friday, March 27, President Donald Trump signed a historic $2 trillion stimulus package, making it the largest in American history. The package consists of loans to struggling industries, relief payments for hospitals, and checks mailed out to millions of Americans. https://twitter.com/realDonald...

College Board enforces changes to AP exams

The College Board enforces new changed to AP exams due to the school closures.

Zoya Anjarwala, Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief, and Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2020

Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, many things have changed regarding the education system including the Advanced Placement (AP) exam testing.    AP testing is typically done in May to measure a student’s growth on the material they learned over the year in their AP classes. The tests are given sc...

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