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Senior Angie Conley in defense.

Hinsdale Central varsity girls lacrosse beats Lyons

On Tuesday, May 15, the girl's varsity lacrosse team went up against cross-town rivals, the Lyons Township Lions. The resulting score was 12-1 for Hinsdale Central. In lacrosse, there are three positions:...

Boys varisty lacrosse shakes hand with Marist after this tough game. (SmugMug)

Boys varsity lacrosse loses a close fight to Marist

On Friday, May 12, the boys varsity lacrosse team lost a hard-fought game against Marist High School at 7 p.m. on a rainy night on Dickinson Field, with a final score of 9-8. In lacrosse, there are...

BPA students competed at Nationals at a convention center in California April 26-30.

Hinsdale Central’s BPA takes on Nationals

This year's Business Professionals of America (BPA) national competition took place from April 26-30 in Anaheim, California. Around 20 students from Hinsdale Central traveled to the convention center to...

On April 28, students wore shirts or other merch representing their future school. (Isabella Salti)

Hinsdale Central’s “decision day” for seniors

On Friday, April 28, seniors at Hinsdale Central had the opportunity to showcase their future plans for college t-shirt day. Students participated by wearing the shirt of their future school to class. “It...

On Friday, April 28, students gathered in the gym during the school day and Friday evening to watch the 19th annual Cultural Fair.

Central celebrates 19th annual Cultural Fair

On Friday, April 2, Hinsdale Central hosted its 19th annual Cultural Fair. Performances were during the school day as well as Friday night. Various different cultures participated in their respective dances....

AP exams start Monday, May 1 and go for two weeks.

AP exam Q&A

AP exams start Monday, May 1 and students are getting prepared to ace their tests. Seniors Paige Lambert (PL) and Aadit Bhavsar (AB) who have been in a variety of AP classes throughout their high school...

Students rehearse for a Urinetown musical number. From left to right: Makenna Melia, Hannah Brown, Amelia Carter, Katelyn Ulrich, Julia Solberg, Kamran Razi, Mickey Norton, Shayla Patel, Juliana Whittrock, Alia Islam, Caroline Walsh. (Annie Koziel)

Behind the scenes of “Urinetown”

Zahra Ghadeer, Contributor April 5, 2023

Ah yes, the theatre. As in the words of Edward Bond, “there is no world without theater.”  Every year, Hinsdale Central Drama Club puts on a variety of performances for the student body, ranging...

Many students at Hinsdale Central celebrate the holiday Eid, but are not excused from school.

Religious holidays should be publicly acknowledged

Yusra Shakaib, Contributor March 24, 2023

With District 86’s diverse student body, it’s no surprise that over the years we have seen on certain holidays such as Eid or Holi that many students didn’t attend school. Despite students having...

According to the state of Illinois, students must take a minimum of three days of physical education.

Should physical education be mandatory?

Priya Schmit, Contributor March 24, 2023

Since kindergarten, gym has been a part of every high school student's daily routine, 42 minutes a day, five days a week. While playing giant parachutes, a quick volleyball scrimmage, or a short match...

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