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College Fair comes to Central

College Fair comes to Central

Everett Eck, AlI Ardehali, Copy Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 20, 2017
Filed under News

On Thursday, April 20, Hinsdale Central will host their annual college fair for current juniors. Schools from around the country, Canada and Europe will descend on Central to talk with students about what their campus has to offer. As the admissions process heats up, current juniors are excited at the pros...

District 86 voters reject $76 million referendum

District 86 voters reject $76 million referendum

Everett Eck and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 18, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

On April 5, Hinsdale District 86 voters rejected a $76 million dollar referendum that would have added improvements to both Central and Hinsdale South to help alleviate problems such as overcrowding and problems at the Central swimming pool. “I’m disappointed that the referendum didn’t pass beca...

Sadaf Syed stops the stereotypes

Sadaf Syed stops the stereotypes

Samia Douedari, Ali Ardehali, Copy Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 18, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Wednesday, April 12, Sadaf Syed, photojournalist and author of iCover, spoke at Central about her book and shatters the stereotypes of Muslim women who wear the headscarf as a part of Islamic Awareness Week.  “iCover is a book to inspire a day in the life of a covered Muslim girl and show th...

Hinsdale Oasis to see potential changes

Hinsdale Oasis to see potential changes

Emmett Grundberg and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 5, 2017
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Amid plans by the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority to possibly widen the Tri-State Tollway to five lanes off traffic, Burr Ridge officials are raising concerns over noise from the Hinsdale Oasis disturbing its residents. Hinsdale residents wish to remain in control of the oasis, but are fearful t...

MSA hosts henna sales event

MSA hosts henna sales event

Samia Douedari, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 5, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

On April 4, the Muslim Student Association (MSA) held a Henna Sales Event to raise money for local charities. Students had the option to choose whether they wanted a small or large design. A small design cost $2.00, and a large design cost $5.00. Large designs were the most popular, as students were a...

Solstice: where students express

Solstice: where students express

Samia Douedari and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 5, 2017
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Solstice is a student-run publication that features creative writing, poetry, prose and artwork. It is focused on highlighting the creative side of students and spreading it around the school. Any art teacher and english teacher usually sponsor it, along with a group of students that jury the art that...

Hinsdale Central Hosts Dare lock in

Hinsdale Central Hosts Dare lock in

Everett Eck and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 31, 2017
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On Sat. March 18, Hinsdale Central, along with the Hinsdale Police Department, hosted the annual Dare Lock-In event for fifth grade students who live Hinsdale and other surrounding communities. The event is designed to educate young students that one can have fun with their friends without drinking ...

April 4 Referendum proposes changes

April 4 Referendum proposes changes

Everett Eck, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 23, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

On April 4, the village of Hinsdale will be holding elections for the positions of village president, village trustee, library trustee and members of the District 86 school board. This election cycle also includes a referendum on a $76 million plan to improve Central and South. Candidates for the b...

D181 middle schools time change

D181 middle schools time change

Samia Douedari and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 21, 2017
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District 181 middle schools, Hinsdale Middle School (HMS) and Clarendon Hills Middle School (CHMS), plan to push back the start and end times of each school day by 30 minutes for the 2017-18 school year. About two-thirds of the 1,061 parents who completed a survey are in favor of the middle school...

Choir performs at spring concert

Choir performs at spring concert

Kunal Jobanputra and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 20, 2017
Filed under News

On Tuesday March 14, the school’s choirs put on the spring concert in the auditorium, featuring all the choir groups and the orchestra. The concert was organized by Mrs. Burkemper, choir director. “It featured all the choirs, and in a combined piece with chamber choir and women’s chorale, the...

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