Oct. 20 board meeting results in agreement between HHSTA and board

Oct. 20 board meeting results in agreement between HHSTA and board

Matt Stockmal and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
October 21, 2014 • 88 views
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After a quick introduction, immediate amendment to vote, private consul, and then brief voting, the HHSTA and District 86 came to an agreement, approved by the school board on Monday, Oct. 20. A 4-3 vote in favor of the proposed contract by the teachers' union stops a strike from occurring in this upcoming... Read more »

Homecoming Queen tie sparks controversy

Homecoming Queen tie sparks controversy

Brianna Ary and Christi Carras, Editor
October 20, 2014 • 129 views
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Every year, Homecoming follows a strict agenda. The senior class votes for 12 boys and 12 girls for court. Then, from the court, voters choose one girl and one boy, and the boy and the girl with the highest votes are crowned king and queen at the dance. The steps are clear. This year, however, Mrs.... Read more »

Central hosts annual Pancake Breakfast

Central hosts annual Pancake Breakfast

Michael Claussen and Christi Carras, Editor
October 16, 2014 • 53 views
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Homecoming morning, Oct. 11, Central hosted the annual Pancake Breakfast for students, alumni, and community members with pancakes made by teacher volunteers. “[The Pancake Breakfast] has been going on for a long time,” said Ed Lynch, P.E. teacher. “It benefits any student who is going into... Read more »

Teachers and Board reach tentative agreement

Teachers and Board reach tentative agreement

Julia Guglielmo and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
October 14, 2014 • 95 views
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The Hinsdale High School Teacher Association (HHSTA) and the District 86 Board of Education have reached a tentative agreement.  A press release was posted on hhsta.org on Oct. 9 which stated, “While no details have been released, the teachers... Read more »

Central/LT rivalry heats up approaching the Oct. 3 football game

Central/LT rivalry heats up approaching the Oct. 3 football game

Michael Claussen and Christi Carras, Editor
October 2, 2014 • 518 views
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On the morning of Sept. 28, the Red Devil community woke up to something completely unexpected: graffiti scrawled over the Halftime House, next to the concessions area at Dickinson Field. Authorities discovered that students from Lyons Township High School took part in the vandalizing in anticipation... Read more »

Teacher strike possible

Teacher strike possible

Julia Guglielmo and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
September 17, 2014 • 504 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 • 353 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 • 444 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 • 1,113 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 • 1,253 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 »