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A latte of new drinks

A latte of new drinks

Samia Douedari and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
September 23, 2016 • 37 views
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The addition of iced coffees last year left students with high expectations for the future; thus came the new latte machine and revamped beverage menu this year.  The Metropolis coffee machine, purchased over the summer, stirs up a variety of drinks. “It makes mochas, lattes, macchiatos, doub... Read more »

Class of 2017 National Merit Semifinalists

Class of 2017 National Merit Semifinalists

Kunal Jobanputra and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
September 22, 2016 • 68 views
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The school’s National Merit Semifinalists for the Class of 2017 include 26 students who were selected among students across the nation. ”The ... semifinalists, which represents less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, include the highest scoring entrants in each state," according to... Read more »

Students react to limited availability of curly fries

Students react to limited availability of curly fries

Everett Eck, News Writer
September 21, 2016 • 80 views
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Starting this school year, curly fries are no longer available as a side every day. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays only regular fries are offered, and on Tuesdays and Thursdays students can buy curly fries. While students are largely happy with the rest of the menu, the lack of curly fries h... Read more »

Board of Education approves technology fee reduction

Board of Education approves technology fee reduction

Emily Tomkinson, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in- Chief
September 21, 2016 • 27 views
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During registration, students from all grades were required to pay an additional $250 due to a new technology fee. Upon hearing the frustrations of many upperclassmen, the Board of Education has approved a reduction.  For seniors, it was strikingly obvious that the price had been raised. Originally, ... Read more »

Homecoming Court strives for neutrality and equality

Homecoming Court strives for neutrality and equality

Shannon Ging and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
September 19, 2016 • 2,379 views
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The Homecoming Court is a tradition students look forward to every fall. However, this year a new question has been brought up; do Central’s traditions discriminate against the minority? Traditionally, the court is made up of 12 boys and 12 girls, all seniors, and is announced at the beginning of H... Read more »

Habitat for Humanity “Raise(s) the Roof” for those in need

Habitat for Humanity “Raise(s) the Roof” for those in need

Everett Eck, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in- Chief
September 17, 2016 • 64 views
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On Sept. 18 at 8 a.m., Habitat for Humanity will host the "Raise the Roof" 5k to raise money for their annual trip to West Virginia. The “Raise the Roof” 5k has been extremely successful in the past, raising around $10,000. Each participant will pay either $25 or $50 to enter the race and has ... Read more »

Overcrowding at Central

Overcrowding at Central

Becca Derezinski, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
September 16, 2016 • 112 views
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Hinsdale Central, a well performing public school with a high demand in attendance, is currently above capacity which poses an overcrowding problem. “We have probably reached a capacity for students in relation to classrooms, instructional programming [and] hallways; we have definitely reached... Read more »

Four-year contract with HHSTA

Four-year contract with HHSTA

Kunal Jobanputra and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
September 15, 2016 • 57 views
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On Sept. 6, the school district announced that the Board of Education voted to approve a four-year contract with the Hinsdale High School Teachers Association (HHSTA) by a 5-2 vote. “We are glad that we have been able to reach a four-year agreement that provides stability for our teachers and dist... Read more »

Students excited at prospect of new classrooms

Students excited at prospect of new classrooms

Everett Eck, Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
September 13, 2016 • 72 views
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Central students are excited about the possibility of new classrooms after the school administered a survey hinting at new desks and classroom layouts. Classes that took the survey included AP U.S. History and Global Issues, both residing in room 296. “I would be really happy if we got new desks because right now... Read more »

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