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D181 middle schools time change

D181 middle schools time change

Samia Douedari and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 21
Filed under News, Top Stories

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
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...

Important prom information for seniors

Important prom information for seniors

Kunal Jobanputra and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 15
Filed under News

On Saturday April 29, prom for the school will be taking place in the Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier. The class board has been busy planning the logistics of the event for the seniors, with the theme being “My Kind of Town.” The post prom will include a cruise on Lake Michigan.  “So far, w...

Class Board election results announced

Class Board election results announced

Everett Eck, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 13
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Thursday, March 9, senior executive board president for the 2017-2018 school year, Alex Choi, announced the winners of the freshman, sophomore and junior class board elections.  Candidates filled the hallways with signs, passed out candy, pins and buttons to try and gain enough votes to win th...

NHS organizes first blood drive

NHS organizes first blood drive

Samia Douedari, Kunal Jobanputra, News Writer, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 6
Filed under News

From Feb. 27 to March 6, students are able to sign up in the cafeteria for the National Honor Society (NHS) blood drive on Mach. 9 to donate blood. NHS members posted signs and flyers around the school to promote the blood drive while also handing out flyers to students during lunch. Then, interested ...

Seniors apply for scholarships

Seniors apply for scholarships

Everett Eck, News Writer, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 6
Filed under News

As the current senior class makes their college decisions, many are looking for ways to pay for their increasingly expensive tuition. Central offers a variety of scholarships to help ease this financial burden for their next four years. Available scholarships include the Kathryn G. Hansen scholarship...

Civics class added to graduation requirements

Civics class added to graduation requirements

Sabrina Leon, Contributor
March 2
Filed under News, Top Stories

The school has a new graduation requirement, where students in the Class of 2020, and following classes will take a mandated civics course. The school will offer two courses: American Politics and AP Government and Politics to fulfill this credit. On August 25, 2015, a legislation passed, where Illinois high sc...

Aerobics class make over

Aerobics class make over

Amelia Taylor, Contributor
March 2
Filed under News

The aerobics class received a new name this year: group fitness. In the past years the class has been known to be easy going and relaxed but lately that has all changed. Students who have taken the class before this year see the difference in intensity. The daily class includes using weights and ru...

Town hall offered to students for Black History month

Town hall offered to students for Black History month

Shannon Ging, Sports Editor and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 1
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Friday, Feb. 24, the Black History Month committee (BHMC) hosted a town hall featuring minority students during all periods which teachers were invited to sign up their classes to attend, or stream online. The event was chaired by teachers Mr. Noah Lawrence, Mr. Arpan Chokshi and Ms. Robin Vannoy,...

Hinsdale South hosts 24-hour relay

Hinsdale South hosts 24-hour relay

Samia Douedari and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
February 28
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Feb. 25, Hinsdale South hosted the annual 24-hour relay where students from Central and South were divided into teams of eight to 12 and scattered around the field house. The team that completed the most laps around the track won, and the entrance fees paid were donated to charities. South won this ...

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