Teacher strike possible

Teacher strike possible

Julia Guglielmo and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
September 17, 2014 • 49 views
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The fear of Hinsdale Central students losing their Homecoming loomed the halls the day after September 9, 2014. This was the day the Hinsdale High School Teachers Association (HHSTA) filed its notice to the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board to begin a public posting process of current contract... Read more »

Central implements new solar panels

Central implements new solar panels

Liam Jones and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
September 16, 2014 • 70 views
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In an effort to be more eco-friendly, Hinsdale Central implemented solar panels on the south facing school walls this summer. “At some point early in June, we were working with our building engineer, and the construction company to schedule dates for the installation...throughout... Read more »

Ecology club’s garden thrives

Ecology club’s garden thrives

Paige Pielet and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
September 10, 2014 • 139 views
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The Ecology Club of Hinsdale Central has a garden in the courtyard (yes, that’s what all those green leaves in the “sandbox” are) that is in full bloom and some of its harvest has been used in the cafeteria’s food. They started the process of creating a garden last year at this time at meetings... Read more »

Jones to teach abroad

Jones to teach abroad

Anna Konstant and Christi Carras, Editor
May 29, 2014 • 981 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 • 1,111 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 • 1,616 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 • 1,424 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 • 718 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 • 731 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 • 840 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 »