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The Little Mermaid: what to expect

The Little Mermaid: what to expect

Becca Derezinski, Samia Douedari, Copy Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 20, 2017
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

The Little Mermaid will be presented as Central’s spring musical this year. The show will premiere on April 20 at 7 p.m. and viewers will have another opportunity to see the musical April 21 and April 22, also at 7 p.m. The play is being directed by Domenico Maniscalco and the Chamber Orchestra ...

Festival season is just around the corner

Festival season is just around the corner

Emmett Grundberg, Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief
March 10, 2017
Filed under A&E

As temperatures rise and festival season inches closer, spring and summer music festival lineups are being released to the public. It's time to start making plans for these weekends of summer fun, but our pockets are only so deep. It's impossible to experience every festival around Chicago, however Devils'...

She Kills Monsters to priemer this week

She Kills Monsters to priemer this week

Becca Derezinski and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 9, 2017
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The spring play, She Kills Monsters, will open on March 9 to March 11 in the auditorium at 7 p.m. She Kills Monsters is a comedy that tells the story of Agnes Evans a teacher, played by Regan Brownell, junior, as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teen...

The Cult Next Door movie premier

The Cult Next Door movie premier

Becca Derezinski, A&E
March 2, 2017
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Most high schoolers are busy filming and posting Snapchat videos, but not Jake Youngman who already has his own production company, Youngman Films. Jake Youngman, senior, produced his first documentary The Cult Next Door. On, Feb. 26 at the LaGrange Theater the documentary was viewed and enjoyed by 2...

Concert bands perform with Butler Junior High School at Winter Concert

Concert bands perform with Butler Junior High School at Winter Concert

Becca Derezinski and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief
February 23, 2017
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On Feb. 16, Mr. Matt Goeke, band director, raised his baton and the audience in the auditorium fell silent as the Winter Band Concert started. Along with concert band, wind symphony and concert percussion the Butler Junior High School band played, led by Mr. Jordan Yi, band director at Butler. The high school b...

Local open mics for aspiring musicians

Local open mics for aspiring musicians

Emmett Grundberg, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
February 10, 2017
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Open mics are the first place that most singers, songwriters and musicians go to test their chops. A place to share music and get performing experience, open mics are a weeknight staple all throughout the Chicago suburbs. Here's a preview of some open mics within a short drive from school. Ca...

Snowcoming: winter wonderland or meltdown?

Snowcoming: winter wonderland or meltdown?

Christina Aucoin, Contributor
February 6, 2017
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The Winter Dance, an annual tradition that has been occurring for many years, took place on Feb. 4, where students and their dates danced and skated under the gleaming lights and high strung balloons in the school’s field house. This year’s theme of the dance was Snowcoming. “I thought the theme...

Honors Portfolio students experiment with tape for latest project

Honors Portfolio students experiment with tape for latest project

Hannah Anderson and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief
January 25, 2017
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Normally when winter break ends, it can seem monotonous to return to the same routine. However, in the days after everyone returned on Jan. 10, works of art by Honors Portfolio students began popping up all around the halls of the second floor. Though their sharp black designs are intriguing enough, ...

“La La Land” lends movie musicals a new life

“La La Land” lends movie musicals a new life

Hannah Anderson and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief
January 18, 2017
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On Jan. 8, the cast and creators of “La La Land” waltzed away from the Beverly Hilton with seven of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s coveted Golden Globe awards, given to honor them for their brilliant revival of an often neglected genre, the musical. The film broke the previous record of...

Music Department unites to spread holiday cheer

Music Department unites to spread holiday cheer

Hannah Anderson and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief
December 17, 2016
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

On Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m., the auditorium was staged and the musicians were ready for the Music Department’s annual Holiday Concert, where each group from the different sections received the opportunity to share the music that they’ve been perfecting all semester. Not only was it a showcase for...

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