Sophie Lekas: karate master

Sophie Lekas: karate master

Sanjana Srinivasan and Christi Carras, Editor
June 7, 2014 • 524 views
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Ever since first grade, Sophie Lekas, sophomore, has been learning karate. After six years of hard work and training, she got her black belt. But Lekas didn’t stop there. She kept training and got a second degree black belt as well, one of the highest ranks in karate, a rank that is usually achieved... Read more »

O’Rourke excels in Irish dance

O’Rourke excels in Irish dance

Christi Carras and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
June 7, 2014 • 521 views
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Caitlin O’Rourke, junior, prepares to compete, pinning down her wig and applying her makeup. Before stepping onstage, she warms-up, runs through her steps, and receives a pep talk from her teacher. Then, it’s time to perform. O’Rourke has... Read more »

Spillers makes a soccer career of AYSO

Spillers makes a soccer career of AYSO

Christi Carras, Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
June 7, 2014 • 536 views
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Each year she is placed on a new team. A new team, a new jersey color. All with the same AYSO insignia in the corner. Some of her teammates are recognizable from previous seasons, while others are completely new, but her presence is constant. Most people... Read more »

Hagermoser directs her own play

Hagermoser directs her own play

Sanjana Srinivasan and Christi Carras, Editor
June 2, 2014 • 544 views
Filed under Personality, Top Stories

  This summer, Ele Hagermoser, junior, is directing a play called Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling. They play is one of her favorite shows and is about the friendship among... Read more »

Bannon reflects on teaching before retirement

Bannon reflects on teaching before retirement

Nina Demirjian and Jeff Lauer, Editor
May 30, 2014 • 442 views
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Unlike many of the other teachers here at Central, English teacher Elizabeth Bannon will not be returning next year. Instead, she is retiring. Bannon has been teaching at Central since 1984, and during her time here, she has taught English I, II and III, American and World literature, AP Literature and... Read more »

Justified or not: a fresh view of Borg’s clothing decision

Justified or not: a fresh view of Borg’s clothing decision

Daniel Holland and Christi Carras, Editor
May 29, 2014 • 551 views
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

On Thursday May 8th, Chris Borg, senior, walked into school wearing a shirt with the outline of an AK-47 assault rifle above URL of the Kentucky Armory Club on the very bottom. Shortly after entering the school, Borg was reprimanded, and sent to the deans’ office, threatened with suspension if he did... Read more »

Jones to teach abroad

Jones to teach abroad

Anna Konstant and Christi Carras, Editor
May 29, 2014 • 878 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

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 »

Senior dress day causes stir

Senior dress day causes stir

Paige Pielet and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
May 28, 2014 • 687 views
Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

Senior dress day is the day I’ve been waiting for, and senior year is the year to outdo all preceding years. The last three years of my life? An utter bore compared to what senior year is supposed to be like. Great memories of senior year await: turning 18 and becoming an adult, applying and getting... Read more »

Grady leaves her legacy on Devils’ Advocate

Grady leaves her legacy on Devils’ Advocate

Kate Lee and Jeff Lauer, editor
May 27, 2014 • 1,244 views
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The bell announcing the start of seventh period rings as Mrs. Susan Grady enters room 504. Taking a seat at her desk, she takes out her tablet and logs onto www.hcdevilsadvocate.com.  As she reads and edits her way through the online newspaper’s articles,... Read more »

Senior Assassins: and then, there were four

Senior Assassins: and then, there were four

Cole Meyer and Christi Carras, Editor
May 24, 2014 • 904 views
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First, there were 240. Two weeks later, due to a considerable amount of espionage, stealth, and betrayal, the number was halved; 120 remained. Soon, only 60 were left. Then 30. 12. Eight. And then, there were four. A little over three months ago, Senior Assassins began. Approximately one third... Read more »