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Singing Valentines take over Central once again

Singing Valentines take over Central once again

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

February 15, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Valentine's Day is on Thursday, Feb. 14, meaning that choir students will soon be delivering  Singing Valentines to serenade students. Musical student groups put together a 30-45 second performance, often consisting of a mash of love songs, and perform it for recipients on Valentine’s Day during...

Board considers extending school year

Board considers extending school year

Lia Reichmann, Hajera Naveed, Section Editor, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2019


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Students might be attending school until Wednesday, June 5, in order to make up the three days Central missed the week of Jan. 28 because of extreme cold and snow conditions. At the board meeting on Monday, Feb. 4, the school board talked about extending the school year up until June 5 for both Sout...

United Club honors Black History Month

United Club honors Black History Month

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

February 7, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Friday, Feb. 1 marked the beginning of Black History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the culture and impact of Black Americans. At Central, the United Club has planned several events scattered throughout February to honor Black history. This month marks the thirteenth year that Central will celebrate...

Dangerous weather increases risk on the road

Dangerous weather increases risk on the road

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

February 6, 2019


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On Wednesday, Jan. 23, the morning after Sophomore Kaitlin Mrksich received her driver’s license, her car was hit by another student’s on the way to school. Both of her left-side doors had to be replaced because of how the other student’s car spun out of control on the icy road. “It wasn...

Extreme polar vortex forces school cancellations

Extreme polar vortex forces school cancellations

Masah Mourad, Hajera Naveed, Section Editor, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2019


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This past week has been one of the coldest weeks in Chicago history. The weather reached -52 degrees on Wednesday, Jan. 30. In order to stay safe, students are advised to wear multiple layers and stay behind closed doors as much as possible. District D86, along with more than 60 other schools decided to c...

Students relax over winter break

Students relax over winter break

Masah Mourad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

January 13, 2019


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Winter break is the perfect break from the stress of first semester. Many students spend time with family, travel to new places, enjoy the holidays, or just partake in their neglected hobbies during the two-week hiatus. Many decided to spend time with their families this winter break. Students and thei...

Music students perform at annual winter concert

Music students perform at annual winter concert

Masah Mourad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2018


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On Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. students from all the music programs, including the band and choir students took part in the winter concert. Many students participated and the auditorium was full of students' friends and families.  There was a preview of the show during an assembly on Tuesday, D...

D86 School Board addresses necessary budget cuts

D86 School Board addresses necessary budget cuts

Lia Reichmann, Hajera Naveed, Section Editor, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2018


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The District 86 school board held a special meeting on Monday, Dec. 10 at 6:00 p.m. at Hinsdale South’s cafeteria to address issues regarding the potential budget cuts following the failure of the $166 million Nov. 6 referendum, and had new policies to approve. Among the decisions at the meeting to vote...

Puzzle Club hosts annual puzzle fun week

Puzzle Club hosts annual puzzle fun week

Brandon Belgrad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2018


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From the week of Dec. 3 to Dec. 7, Puzzle Club hosted the annual Puzzle Fun Week. To celebrate, they set up a number of activities planned throughout the school. Along with the activities, they held a week-long toy collection drive that was donated to the Wellness House. To start, the club set up a Google Slides presen...

Senior athletes officially commit

Senior athletes officially commit

Brandon Belgrad, Masah Mourad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

The athletic department held the college signing and recognition day on Wednesday, Nov. 14  recognizing 16 senior athletes who have committed to a college with the athletic program of their choice. Students committed to a variety of sports, such as Lacrosse, Wrestling, Golf, Baseball, S...

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