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Fight Philosophy: Fighting at Central

Fight Philosophy: Fighting at Central

Zeljko Kospic and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief
March 22
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Almost everyone knows the scene: the giant crowd of gawking students surrounding an argument that’s two seconds away from breaking out into something physical. Gasping and encouraging a fist fight, both inappropriate and uncalled for on school grounds. It doesn’t happen often, but when it does, it’s...

Get on iT: Behind the camera with Jay Campbell

Get on iT: Behind the camera with Jay Campbell

Hannah Anderson, Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief
March 22
Filed under Features, Top Stories

If you had told Jay Campbell what was to come after he walked across the graduation stage on Dickinson Field in 2015, he probably wouldn’t have believed you. In the two years since he left Central, the photographer has experienced more adventure than some do in their entire lives through his constant...

Goodbye for 40 days

Goodbye for 40 days

Hannah Anderson, Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief
March 7
Filed under Features, Top Stories

On Wednesday, March 1, many students came to school wearing ashes on their foreheads, marking the beginning of Lent, a period of the year where Christians focus on living simply to build their faith. During this time, participants give up something that occupies a large part of their daily life. Le...

Freshmen debut skills in musical

Freshmen debut skills in musical

Zeljko Kospic, Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief
March 6
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Getting a larger role in the school musical as an underclassman is hard to do, unless you’re Brody Melia and Emma Gordon. The two freshmen have been a part of the theater community for virtually all of their lives. Through middle school performances, outside theaters, and various clubs and activitie...

Students react to NASA’s recent discovery of an exoplanet system

Students react to NASA’s recent discovery of an exoplanet system

Hannah Anderson, Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief
March 6
Filed under Features, Top Stories

On Wednesday, Feb. 22, NASA surprised people all over the world by announcing that their Spitzer Space Telescope discovered seven new planets in a system approximately 40 light-years away from Earth. That’s not all, however. In their official press release, NASA also suggested that three of these planets could be capable of supporting life. The system is called TRAPPIST-1, in reference to t...

AP Art History course fights for enrollment

AP Art History course fights for enrollment

Hajera Naveed, Contributor
March 2
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Specialized classes are often overlooked by a majority of students, leaving the courses with a scarcity of students and the threat of cancellation. AP Art History, a class that has been taught for 24 years, faces such a threat as only 11 students are enrolled in it this year. The class faces the t...

Overworked?

Overworked?

Matt Daly, Contributor
March 2
Filed under Features

A student comes home after a long day of school.  He has around two hours of homework, but has to go to his job soon, wondering when the balancing between the two will become too much.            The average Central student is involved in some sort of extra curricular activity. ...

Military options

Military options

Hunter Murphy, Contributor
March 2
Filed under Features

Many students around the world and Central alike are joining the military as a substitute for a traditional college into career way of life; however, most would agree that college overshadows the military option.  “The first thing that a lot of people would consider is the danger,” said Ms. M...

Social workers assist and direct

Social workers assist and direct

Madison Boshardt
March 2
Filed under Features

During adolescence things change. Brains are developing, more decisions are made, there are heaps of school work, there's juggling sports with school, and many students struggle with things that don’t exactly fall into these categories. However, there is help available for these problems; the soci...

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