Men’s Fashion: Homecoming

Men’s Fashion: Homecoming

Liam Jones, Daniel Holland, and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
October 21, 2014 • 20 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 • 24 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 »

Freshmen play teaches morals

Freshmen play teaches morals

Paige Pielet and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
October 21, 2014 • 22 views
Filed under A&E, Opinion, Top Stories

I went to the freshmen play, "Everything I Need to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten", on Saturday night, the last show of three. Because of this, my expectations were that they had performed twice already in front of an audience and that stage fright and... Read more »

Taco Express serves tasty Mexican food

Taco Express serves tasty Mexican food

Michael Claussen, Andrew Bitautas, and Christi Carras, Editor
October 21, 2014 • 25 views
Filed under Columns, Dining with the Devil, Top Stories

Rating: 3.5 of 5 pitchforks    ... Read more »

Homecoming Queen tie sparks controversy

Homecoming Queen tie sparks controversy

Brianna Ary and Christi Carras, Editor
October 20, 2014 • 71 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

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 • 47 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

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 »

“Remember the Titans” hits the courtyard

“Remember the Titans” hits the courtyard

Brianna Ary and Christi Carras, Editor
October 16, 2014 • 44 views
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Normally I’m not the biggest advocate for attending school functions, but when I heard Varsity Club would be playing “Remember the Titans” in the courtyard, I jumped at the opportunity. It didn’t disappoint. Although only about thirty people attended, there was free admission and faculty and... Read more »

Teachers and Board reach tentative agreement

Teachers and Board reach tentative agreement

Julia Guglielmo and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
October 14, 2014 • 88 views
Filed under News, Top Stories

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 »

Social media stirs up spirit

Social media stirs up spirit

Liam Jones and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
October 9, 2014 • 156 views
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

In anticipation of Hinsdale Central’s away football game at Lyons Township on Oct. 3, social chair Weston Berger, senior, created a video to inform fellow Central students of the plans for tailgating and traveling to the game. Almost instantaneously, vulgar insults were thrown his... Read more »

Can you pass the test: author visits Central

Can you pass the test: author visits Central

Julia Guglielmo and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
October 8, 2014 • 97 views
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

The Hinsdale Central library will have its first guest author on Thursday, Oct. 17 during seventh and eighth period.  The featured author will be Joelle Charbonneau, and she will talk about her book... Read more »