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Gaussians solves their way to success

Gaussians solves their way to success

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

December 5, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, Central’s math team, the Gaussians,  faced off against Hinsdale South, Downers Grove North, and Leyden District 212  at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in a math competition held at Hinsdale South. Participants worked together to solve complex math problems under a short time constraint...

Central celebrates staff during American Education Week

Central celebrates staff during American Education Week

Jack Ging, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2019

November 18 to 22, Central celebrated American Education Week, a nationwide event that celebrates the hard work of the staff in schools. It’s a tradition that goes all the way back to 1921 when the American Legion, U.S. Office of Education, and National Education Association created a plan to educate...

District 86 security institutes challenge coins

District 86 security institutes challenge coins

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

November 22, 2019

Last week, security at Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South instituted a new reward system for students: challenge coins. The coin or chip, a red or yellow poker chip with the school’s logo on it, will be given out to students who demonstrate excellent behavior that promotes safety. Officer Geoff ...

Students shine in “Peter & The Starcatcher”

Students shine in “Peter & The Starcatcher”

Jack Ging, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2019

From Thursday, Nov. 14 to Saturday, Nov. 16, at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and at 7 p.m. on Saturday, the Hinsdale Central Drama Club performed “Peter & The Starcatcher” for their annual fall play in the school auditorium. Students rehearsed for seven weeks under the direction of Mrs. Susie Ja...

Amazon 4-Star Store opens in Oakbrook

Amazon 4-Star Store opens in Oakbrook

Meghan Malec, Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief, and Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2019

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the new Amazon 4-Star store opened at the Oakbrook Center. The Amazon 4-Star store sells all Amazon items rated four stars and above, hence the name of the store. This makes it the ideal place to purchase quality Amazon items.  This is the first Amazon 4-Star store that has ...

Author Samira Ahmed speaks to students on how she became a writer

Author Samira Ahmed speaks to students on how she became a writer

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

November 14, 2019

On Wednesday, Nov. 13,  Muslim-American author of young adult fiction, poetry and non-fiction Samira Ahmed spoke to students in the library during tenth period. Ahmed shared how she became a writer and how she went from having an idea to writing a book.  In addition to publishing poetry a...

Red and white honors the soldiers who fought for red, white, and blue

Red and white honors the soldiers who fought for red, white, and blue

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

November 13, 2019

On Monday, Nov. 11, Veteran’s Day was celebrated across the country to commemorate the service and sacrifice of former members of the United States Armed Forces.  Parades, flag-raising ceremonies, memorial Masses, and other memorial services were offered throughout the nation over the days leading up...

Central staff participates in chili and brownie bake-off

Central staff participates in chili and brownie bake-off

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

November 11, 2019

On Friday, Nov. 8, the staff at Hinsdale Central hosted their annual chili and brownie bake-off during all lunch periods in The Community Room. The competition is held annually in anticipation of American Education Week, in order to boost morale amongst the staff. The contest was created as a fun brea...

Politician Jeanne Ives speaks on her upcoming campaign

Politician Jeanne Ives speaks on her upcoming campaign

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

November 11, 2019

On Friday, Nov. 8, the Student Conservative club invited Jeanne Ives, as part of their speaker series, to discuss her campaign as she runs against Democrat incumbent Sean Casten for Illinois's 6th Congressional District.  Jeanne Ives is an American politician and former Republican member of the Illinois House of Repres...

Aftermath of the CPS strike after a week back in school

Aftermath of the CPS strike after a week back in school

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

November 10, 2019

On Friday, Oct. 31, the Chicago Teacher’s Union (CTU) struck a deal with the city of Chicago and the Chicago Public Schools (CPS), bringing an end to a 15-day strike by the CTU.  CPS agreed to a five-year, $1.5 billion deal that will include the addition of hundreds of nurses and social workers, a new committee to...

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