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Group fitness classes begin self defense unit

Group fitness classes begin self defense unit

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

April 17, 2019


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On Monday, April 1, the students in Group Fitness classes started actively learning self-defense. Over the next few weeks, students will learn physical resistance strategies through scenarios and discussion of potential physical situations. Before spring break, instructors introduced students to the unit...

Juniors take the April SAT in school

Juniors take the April SAT in school

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

April 11, 2019


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On Tuesday, April 9, juniors took the SAT test from 8-1:10 p.m., while freshmen and sophomores participated in the remote learning day. Seniors, sophomores, and freshmen were not required to come to school on that day, but sophomores and freshmen had to come in for the PSAT the following day while juni...

Students test out Remote Learning for the first time

Students test out Remote Learning for the first time

Brandon Belgrad, News Writer

April 10, 2019


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On Tuesday, April 8, and Wednesday, April 9 students tested out the new E-learning system. E-learning is a system where teachers put assignments on Canvas for students to complete at home. Each assignment takes around 15-25 minutes, and a day of E-learning counts as a full school day. “The [E-...

Head Football Coach and teacher leaving to coach rival team

Head Football Coach and teacher leaving to coach rival team

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

April 6, 2019


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Head varsity football coach and social studies teacher Dan Hartman will be leaving Central for rival Lyons Township High School’s football program. Hartman was unanimously approved for hire by LTHS District 204 Board of Education on Monday, March 18. “It is a disappointment and puts the prog...

D86 community approves $140 million referendum

D86 community approves $140 million referendum

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

April 4, 2019


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On Tuesday, April 2, residents in District 86 voted for the highly contested referendum with high voter turnout. After two months of campaigning from both the yes and no sides, the referendum passed with 59.5% of the 23,395 votes in favor of the referendum. The referendum consisted of changes to the schools’...

Students relax over spring break

Students relax over spring break

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

April 3, 2019


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On Friday, March 22, students attended their last day of school before spring break. Since the weather is still changing and not completely warm yet, many decide that it’s the perfect time for a family or friends’ vacation trip. There are many places that are common for vacation trips, but sp...

Students walk out to support referendum

Students walk out to support referendum

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

April 2, 2019


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On Monday, April 1, from 9:30 to 9:50 am, students at both Central and South walked out to show their support for passing the $140 million referendum. If the referendum vote passes, the funding will be spent to restore programs and undertake major improvements at Central and Hinsdale South high school. ...

Poetry Club makes school history

Poetry Club makes school history

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

March 22, 2019


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Louder Than a Bomb, which hosted 1,000 young poets, is an annual poetry festival in the Chicagoland area that includes bouts, workshops, and special events and gives marginalized voices a space to share their ideas. The Central poetry club students made strides on Sunday, March 17, by making it to finals ...

Chicago goes green for St. Patrick’s Day

Chicago goes green for St. Patrick’s Day

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

March 21, 2019


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On Sunday, March 17, people across the globe celebrated St Patrick’s Day, a cultural celebration that is held on the death date of Saint Patrick, the former saint of Ireland. Chicago was certainly no exception to the festive green celebrations, and many students headed downtown for the famous festivities. On Saturday, March 16, Chicago provided many different events for people to celebrate thi...

Scholastic Bowl varsity team wins sectionals

Scholastic Bowl varsity team wins sectionals

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

March 17, 2019


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On March 4, the varsity Scholastic Bowl team won all three head-to-head matches at regionals and became the regional champions. They plan to compete in the national championships, which will take place on May 24 and 25 in Atlanta, Ga. Scholastic Bowl, also known as quiz bowl, is a quiz-based compet...

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