Marching band to perform in London’s New Year’s Day Parade

Marching band to perform in London’s New Year’s Day Parade

Andrew Bitautas and Christi Carras, Editor
March 3, 2015 • 44 views
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It’s not every day royalty such as the great-grandson of Winston Churchill makes a visit to Hinsdale Central.  The Hinsdale central marching band was given this opportunity on Tuesday, Feb. 24. The former Lord Mayor of the City of Westminster, Duncan Sandys, came to the school to formally invite... Read more »

Students win writing awards in Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Contest

Students win writing awards in Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Contest

Christi Carras, Editor
March 2, 2015 • 61 views
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In December 2014, students from various English classes worked with their teachers to decide what pieces of poetry and prose they should submit to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Contest. On Feb. 28, seven students were honored by their... Read more »

A closer look at Forensics state champion Jackson Dockery

A closer look at Forensics state champion Jackson Dockery

Daniel Holland and Christi Carras, Editor
February 25, 2015 • 145 views
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Senior Jackson Dockery looked out at more than 2,000 people.  The location was the Peoria Civic Center, and all of the attention was on him as he and senior Nicole Labun had just been handed first place state medals for their scene in dramatic duet acting. Dockery and Labun... Read more »

Gardner gets his music career started with “Adventures in Real Time.”

Gardner gets his music career started with “Adventures in Real Time.”

Julia Guglielmo and Christi Carras, Editor
February 17, 2015 • 130 views
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Dylan Gardner, for all we know, could be an ex-Hinsdale Central Rival. The young musician is an Aurora native who recently took to Los Angeles to follow his  music... Read more »

Black History DJ: history meets music

Black History DJ: history meets music

Bryte Bu and Christi Carras, Editor
February 17, 2015 • 86 views
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February is often a month associated with groundhogs, love, and presidents for people in America. However, February is also Black History month. Central has had a long tradition of celebrating this aspect. Mrs. Deborah Wright-Powell, who works in the Special Education Department, organizes events and... Read more »

Turning around turnabout

Turning around turnabout

Paige Pielet and Christi Carras, Editor
February 5, 2015 • 404 views
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The Inferno themed turnabout dance is Saturday, Feb. 21 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. This year, Varsity Club and Student Council are working together making efforts to revamp the dance and the week leading up to it. Two years ago, Turnabout was cancelled due to a low amount of ticket purchases. Last year,... Read more »

Looking for hours? Ten places to volunteer this holiday season

Looking for hours? Ten places to volunteer this holiday season

Matt Stockmal and Christi Carras, Editor
December 19, 2014 • 224 views
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The holiday season is filled with giving. Central students from all grades are giving their time to the community. With the National Honors Society application deadline coming in late January, with a required 20 hours of recorded volunteering, as well as current NHS members looking for hours, it can... Read more »

Central’s choir and band perform in annual holiday concert

Central’s choir and band perform in annual holiday concert

Jack Breslin and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
December 19, 2014 • 156 views
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On Wednesday, Dec. 16, the Hinsdale Central choir and band performed their annual holiday concert. The concert was responsible for the two hour extension of third period and the shortening of other class periods. It featured holiday themed music that the group has been preparing since the beginning... Read more »

Swift shakes off her country roots with new album 1989

Swift shakes off her country roots with new album 1989

Brianna Ary and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
November 27, 2014 • 265 views
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I’m officially a Swiftie. Taylor Swift’s new album 1989 is making a splash at Central this month. Forgoing her old country sweetheart role, Swift has transitioned into a pop sensation. “Personally I’m more of a pop fan than a country fan, so I’m stoked that she’s gone in that... Read more »

“Vietnam 101: The War on Campus” provides insight into a confusing time

“Vietnam 101: The War on Campus” provides insight into a confusing time

Matt Stockmal and Christi Carras, Editor
November 20, 2014 • 224 views
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Central’s Drama Department and Director Christine Hicks put on a performance of Vietnam 101: The War on Campus the weekend of Nov. 13. The play is a series of monologues and scenes in which students from Oberlin College in the mid 60s and early 70s describe... Read more »