Celebrate good times: Black History planning committee holds ‘Celebration Day’ in honor of Black History Month

Celebrate good times: Black History planning committee holds ‘Celebration Day’ in honor of Black History Month

Paige Pielet and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
March 2, 2015 • 26 views
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Last week, Feb. 16-20, was Celebration Week in honor of Black History Month. This month, planned by a committee of at least 15 teachers and several students, included events such as poetry, a DJ at lunch, a performance by the Jazz Band, and a Soul Food Celebration Day on... Read more »

Never choking: University of Chicago professor, Sian Beilock, explains the science of cracking under pressure

Never choking: University of Chicago professor, Sian Beilock, explains the science of cracking under pressure

Matt Stockmal , Staff Writer
March 2, 2015 • 25 views
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On Jan. 21, Professor Beilock visited Hinsdale Central and gave a presentation about why students fail under pressure. Parents and students attended the event in hopes to learn how to handle stress better. This is especially helpful knowing that the ACT is tomorrow, Mar. 3 and AP exams will take off... Read more »

Forensics team rises to level of competition, secures its first ever state championship

Forensics team rises to level of competition, secures its first ever state championship

Michael Claussen and Christi Carras, Editor
February 26, 2015 • 80 views
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Central’s Forensics team competed in the IHSA State Championship last Saturday, Feb. 21, and won the State title for the speech team. Central edged defending champions from Wheaton South to secure the victory with 29 points. Despite... Read more »

Model UN team attends conference at the University of Chicago

Model UN team attends conference at the University of Chicago

Andrew Coyner and Christi Carras, Editor
February 25, 2015 • 54 views
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Over the weekend, Feb. 5-8, the HCHS Model UN team participated in the Model United Nations conference at the University of Chicago, or MUNUC. I and over 20 other students participated in the conference, where we, along with members of other schools... Read more »

Pep Rally heats excitement for Turnabout Dance

Pep Rally heats excitement for Turnabout Dance

Christi Carras, Editor
February 24, 2015 • 104 views
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With the help of spirit teams and additional events for students, this year's Turnabout Dance, that happened on Saturday, Feb. 21, was a hit. After years of low student attendance, Varsity Club,... Read more »

Waves: HC tell your story competition

Paige Pielet, Staff Writer
February 23, 2015 • 128 views
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Twelve students were selected to share their poetry and prose after entering a writing contest around the theme of "waves". English teachers Ms. Corelitz, Ms. Saunders and Mr. Bhatti created the contest and the reading event took place on Feb. 19.

Breaking Down the Walls attends leadership conference in D.C.

Breaking Down the Walls attends leadership conference in D.C.

Julia Guglielmo and Christi Carras, Editor
February 23, 2015 • 58 views
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Breaking Down The Walls is one of Central’s most recognized clubs. It has become so popular that it recently split into two sub-clubs. Last month it became nationally recognized and sent seven students to Washington D.C. for the LEAD D.C. conference. The group of students that attended included... Read more »

Forensics Showcase proves beneficial to regional team

Forensics Showcase proves beneficial to regional team

Andrew Bitautas and Christi Carras, Editor
February 17, 2015 • 138 views
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Senior Libby Morris discusses her events and time on the Forensics team. Central’s Forensic Regional Team showcased their talents on Friday, Feb.... Read more »

Berger stalked on his way home: have LT students taken it too far?

Berger stalked on his way home: have LT students taken it too far?

Michael Claussen and Christi Carras, Editor
February 5, 2015 • 662 views
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Wes Berger, senior, was followed home by a group of Lyons Township students on Saturday, Jan. 31, following the boys’ basketball victory over St. Joseph High School. Berger, who was out for dinner in Lagrange, was spotted and threatened at Taco Taco restaurant by three LT students—one male, two... Read more »

English 2 Honors holds first annual poetry slam

English 2 Honors holds first annual poetry slam

Andrew Bitautas and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
February 4, 2015 • 171 views
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On Friday, Jan. 23, English Two Honors students participated in the first annual poetry slam. The slam took place in the auditorium and was structured by the Poetry Club along with English Two Honors students. Students participating in the in-school field trip were excused from periods seven to 10. Marshall... Read more »