Jones to teach abroad

Jones to teach abroad

Anna Konstant and Christi Carras, Editor
May 29, 2014 • 792 views
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Andrew Jones, English teacher, will be traveling to Turkey next year to fulfill a teaching position in English Literature. Jones and his wife started looking for jobs internationally through recruiting organizations. They interviewed with different schools and ended up choosing Roberts College in... Read more »

Students participate in Ethnic Fair

Students participate in Ethnic Fair

Anna Konstant, Christi Carras, Editor
April 18, 2014 • 1,030 views
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Students, teachers, and parents explored different cultures, such as Egyptian, Indian, Greek, Polish and Latin, at this year’s Ethnic Fair. Sponsored by International Club, people were able to learn about these different cultures through bulletin boards displayed in the cafeteria.  Students, teachers,... Read more »

Senior Swap: seniors trade college apparel

Senior Swap: seniors trade college apparel

Cole Meyer and Christi Carras, Editor
April 17, 2014 • 1,503 views
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With the May 1 National College Decision Day rapidly approaching, more and more Central seniors are committing to universities all across the country. As a result, Central’s senior hallway... Read more »

A “culminating experience”: students comment on new finals schedule

A “culminating experience”: students comment on new finals schedule

Christi Carras and Kate Lee, Editor
March 28, 2014 • 1,346 views
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The school erupted in cheers as it was announced a couple weeks ago that the school year would not extend to June 12. However, students were warned not to get too excited, as there was the possibility of having school on President’s day or eliminating late start days. “Whatever,” students responded.... Read more »

Students participate in Illinois primaries

Students participate in Illinois primaries

Katherine Kiang and Kate Lee, Editor
March 20, 2014 • 642 views
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Instead of spending the day at school on March 18, senior Annie Cappetta served as an election judge at the Illinois primaries. As an election judge, Cappetta helped run a... Read more »

Ukrainian students react to events in their homeland

Ukrainian students react to events in their homeland

Katherine Kiang and Jeff Lauer, Editor
March 8, 2014 • 681 views
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It’s a Saturday afternoon and Orian Shkrobut, senior, is walking around downtown’s Ukrainian Village holding a large blue and yellow “Ukraine is Europe,” sign. Instead of spending his weekend relaxing or sleeping in, Shkrobut... Read more »

New charity club, Interact, begins

New charity club, Interact, begins

Daniel Holland and Jeff Lauer, Editor
February 27, 2014 • 785 views
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Julia Donelly and Danielle Shayani, juniors, walk into a classroom to see 84 students filling the space to capacity, creating a long line outside the classroom for hopefuls who may have arrived late, but still want to get in.  The students focused their attention on the front, as Donelly and Shayani... Read more »

Board considers new cafeteria food service contracts

Board considers new cafeteria food service contracts

Sanjana Srinivasan and Kate Lee, editor
February 26, 2014 • 934 views
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According to a Board Brief from the Feb. 2014 board meeting, the school board is considering contracts for the 2014-2015 food services as the school’s contract with Quest is set to expire this year. One of the main questions that the board is discussing is whether... Read more »

Forensics places third in state

Forensics places third in state

Katherine Kiang and Kate Lee, editor
February 24, 2014 • 768 views
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Seniors Yianni Kinnas and Laura Nelson’s hearts raced as the judges read off the forensics state finalists for humorous duet acting. One by one pairs walk off stage. Now, they are one of only two teams left. “When it got down to the last two the kids in the other duet were friends of ours so we... Read more »

Vegetarian club brings black bean burgers into the cafeteria

Vegetarian club brings black bean burgers into the cafeteria

Katherine Kiang and Jeff Lauer, Editor
February 21, 2014 • 400 views
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Senior Alana Williams glances around the lunchroom toward the various lines and notices that she has a problem. Even amongst the many lunch line options such as the  daily specials, snack bar, and the quest for life line (also known as the healthy line),  she has few foods to choose from. This is because... Read more »