Kenneth Li: MVP of boys’ golf

Kenneth Li: MVP of boys’ golf

Bryte Bu and Christi Carras, Editor
October 24, 2014 • 54 views
Filed under Features, Top Stories

It’s a windy Saturday afternoon on the Bloomington golf course. The crowd is silent as Kenneth Li, junior, approaches his final putt. One more swing of his golf club, and he would become the number one high school golfer in the state. For eight long years he has trained for a moment like this. With... Read more »

Finding motivation for the PSAT

Finding motivation for the PSAT

Bryte Bu and Christi Carras, Editor
October 24, 2014 • 24 views
Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

The dreaded junior year testing craze officially kicked with the PSAT the week after Homecoming. For most kids, the PSAT is used as an indicator of whether or not they should take the actual SAT in the coming spring. For others, the PSAT is the only means of qualifying for National Merit, a scholarship... Read more »

Fantasy football craze instills friendly competition among students

Fantasy football craze instills friendly competition among students

Michael Claussen and Christi Carras, Editor
October 24, 2014 • 50 views
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Like many students at Central, I’ve been an active participant in NFL fantasy football leagues for quite some time. It’s hard to be oblivious to the fact that fantasy football has become an obsession among students from all grades. Many have wagered high amounts of money to “buy-in” to a league,... Read more »

Fighting breast cancer one fundraiser at a time

Fighting breast cancer one fundraiser at a time

Andrew Bitautas and Christi Carras, Editor
October 24, 2014 • 65 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

This October, Central has noticed a rise in breast cancer awareness. Both fall sports and clubs have held fundraising events, finding unique ways to raise money for breast cancer research. One of these efforts includes Volley for the Cure, which is held by the both Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South’s... Read more »

Scheldrup takes a hike

Scheldrup takes a hike

Julia Guglielmo and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
October 24, 2014 • 68 views
Filed under Personality, Top Stories

When it comes to comes to a man of many travels, Daniel Scheuldrup fits the profile. Scheldrup, a chemistry teacher who is in his third year of teaching at Central, has already made name for himself.  Over this past summer, Scheldrup was a teacher chaperone... Read more »

Girls’ volleyball stays positive despite loss to LT

Girls’ volleyball stays positive despite loss to LT

Andrew Coyner and Christi Carras, Editor
October 23, 2014 • 30 views
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Despite a difficult loss to rival Lyons Township on Oct. 7, the girls’ varsity volleyball team is still angling for a strong finish at conference. The team lost in two matches to LT, although they were backed by an incredibly loud crowd. The large turnout was very exciting for the team and gave... Read more »

Should students be concerned about Ebola?

Should students be concerned about Ebola?

Bryte Bu and Christi Carras, Editor
October 23, 2014 • 37 views
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The national news these days is filled with panic over Ebola cases reported in the United States. Thousands in West Africa have already died from the terrible virus, and fears are on the rise now that the first American has succumbed to the terrible disease. It really begs the question, should students... Read more »

Book club excites members

Matt Stockmal and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
October 22, 2014 • 33 views
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Giggling girls and guys fill the soft cushioned chairs in the corner of the library. The four founders stand before a massive table filled with pumpkin muffins, juice boxes, and chips. The first meeting of book club starts. Juniors, Nina Molina, Anita Das, Steven Botsoe, and Terese Gibas inform the excited... Read more »

Men’s Fashion: Homecoming

Men’s Fashion: Homecoming

Liam Jones, Daniel Holland, and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
October 21, 2014 • 98 views
Filed under Columns, Fashion, Mens' Fashion, Top Stories

Bowtie: This classic fashion trend has been making a comeback recently, and this homecoming it became the most popular alternative for those looking to exit their comfort zone of normal ties. Fortunately, bowties are classy and they go with practically any shirt, and so we saw a wide... Read more »

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 • 151 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

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 »