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Happy club holds fundraiser for injured athlete

Happy club holds fundraiser for injured athlete

Jack Breslin, Staff Writer
May 28, 2015 • 272 views
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Hinsdale Central’s Happy Club, sponsored by Mrs. Patel of the social studies department, took an active approach to a tragedy that occurred last year when a senior at Benet Academy suffered a devastating spinal cord injury. Andrew Valadka, a senior at Benet Academy, experienced a spinal fracture... Read more »

Leahy makes snapchat even more geo-friendly

Leahy makes snapchat even more geo-friendly

Liam Jones
May 22, 2015 • 365 views
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Hinsdale has always possessed a sense of pride and uniqueness. This April, an addition to a popular phone application, Snapchat, put that on display. Patrick Leahy, senior, saw the Snapchat geofilters - labels available for pictures in certain areas - available at different locations and wanted to cre... Read more »

Central Alum takes on coaching opportunity at Bradley University

Central Alum takes on coaching opportunity at Bradley University

Liam Jones and Michael Claussen, Editor
May 20, 2015 • 261 views
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At Carver Arena in 1997, Hinsdale Central basketball star Brian Wardle shot 8/12 from three point range en route to dropping 34 points as the Red Devils fell to Harvey Thornton. Following his time in the red and white, Wardle continued his playing career at Marquette University. He graduated from t... Read more »

Science Olympiad team finishes third at State Tournament

Science Olympiad team finishes third at State Tournament

Andrew Bitautas and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
May 20, 2015 • 222 views
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The Science Olympiad Team finished third at the state tournament held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on April 17-18. This is the team’s best finish in the last four years in which they placed fourth three times in a row. The team competed in 28 events, bringing home 12 medals ... Read more »

Seniors commit during spring signing

Seniors commit during spring signing

Liam Jones and Michael Claussen, Editor
May 15, 2015 • 582 views
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Although some senior Hinsdale Central athletes signed during the winter signing period, a multitude of athletes signed during the spring signing period. Fifteen seniors gathered in the gym on Tuesday morning, May 12, to make their commitments official by signing their college papers.   Andrew... Read more »

Staff remains undefeated

Staff remains undefeated

Michael Claussen, Editor
May 15, 2015 • 333 views
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In a tradition that dates to 2009, the staff and seniors have held a basketball game with proceeds benefiting Shoes for Orphan Soles. This year the staff won once again, beating the seniors 51-50. It was a success that came back after a two year hiatus. “For some reason the game was not played ... Read more »

Harry Potter and the Junior Class Board Quidditch tournament

Harry Potter and the Junior Class Board Quidditch tournament

Brianna Ary and Michael Claussen, Editor
May 4, 2015 • 233 views
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The booming voice of the commentator, the talented athletic director Dan Jones, calls for the players to make their way to the field. Two teams of seven stride onto the green turf carrying their broomsticks, or in this case, two different colored pool noodles. The sound of Ms. DelGuidice’s whistle... Read more »

NHS stuffs the truck

NHS stuffs the truck

Brianna Ary and Michael Claussen, Editor
April 28, 2015 • 373 views
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Students and teachers collect various canned goods ranging from vegetables to meats, soups to tomato sauce. As kids and adults alike hand over their commodities, members of National Honor Society begin pilling the cans into trucks, ready to send them to DuPage families in need. Last fall, members... Read more »

Four Central delegates win awards at Model UN conference

Four Central delegates win awards at Model UN conference

Jack Breslin and Matt Stockmal, Editor
April 22, 2015 • 341 views
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Four finalists from Central’s Model U.N. team received special awards at the Northwestern University Model United Nations (NUMUN) competition on the weekend of April 9-12. Zach Wong, senior, Alec Johnson, junior, Satya Krishnan, senior, and Sanjana Srinivasan, senior, were all recognized for outstand... Read more »

JETS team brings home state championship

JETS team brings home state championship

Andrew Bitautas and Michael Claussen, Editor
April 22, 2015 • 189 views
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Central’s engineering team, JETS, brought home its first state title last week, adding to the overwhelming amount of championships so far this school year. JETS participates in the Worldwide Youth & Science Engineering (WYSE) tournament each year, which has regional, sectional, and state rounds. The competitio... Read more »