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Old home catches fire in Hinsdale

Old home catches fire in Hinsdale

Scott Bitautas, Everett Eck, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2018


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On Wednesday, April 11, a nearly 120-year-old house caught on fire near the corner of 6th Street and Oak Street in Hinsdale. No one was injured by the fire, but the house suffered great damage. “The irony is we were trying to preserve it, by putting a new roof on,” said Neal Reenan, homeowner,...

Central hosts annual college fair

Central hosts annual college fair

Everett Eck and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2018


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On Thursday, April 19, Central will hold District 86’s annual college fair at 7 p.m. in the field house. More than 200 colleges will attend to give information about their school to the junior class. Although many juniors have already began the college process, the college fair is an organized intr...

Seniors receive option to exempt from finals

Seniors receive option to exempt from finals

Hajera Naveed, Everett Eck, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2018


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In December, the District 86 Board of Education voted to let seniors opt out of taking second semester final exams, since the College Board assigned AP testing dates during the week of graduation. The decision is still being enforced, but the school has now sent out new information to senior students to consider their options for second semeste...

Yodeling Walmart boy goes viral

Yodeling Walmart boy goes viral

Samantha Moriarty and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2018


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Recently, Illinois native Mason Ramsey has taken the Internet by storm. In the past few weeks, the 11-year-old has gone viral, his new fame stemming from a video posted on Twitter of Ramsey singing Hank Williams' “Lovesick Blues” in a Walmart in Golconda, Ill. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muZIRQZLDWk The ...

Varsity Club hosts promposal contest

Varsity Club hosts promposal contest

Everett Eck and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2018


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As prom approaches, many seniors are preparing for how they are going ask their dates to the dance. Generally, prom proposals or “promposals”, as they're more frequently known as, are more elaborate than proposals to other dances. For added incentive this year, Varsity Club is sponsoring a contest as...

New author Tomi Adeyemi visits her alma mater

New author Tomi Adeyemi visits her alma mater

Lauren Wols, Everett Eck, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2018


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On Friday, March 9, author Tomi Adeyemi visited the Hinsdale Central Library for a motivational presentation about her debut novel, Children of Blood and Bone, which had just come out the day before. Adeyemi graduated from Hinsdale Central in 2011 before continuing her education at Harvard...

German Club organizes world language fundraiser

German Club organizes world language fundraiser

Scott Bitautas, Everett Eck, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2018


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On Thursday, March 15, students in different world language clubs organized a fundraiser in the cafeteria from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. All proceeds went toward the Ronald McDonald House. The event was organized by students in German Club, French Club, and Latin Club. “At first we were going to...

Students head downtown for St. Patrick’s Day

Students head downtown for St. Patrick’s Day

Kabir Sawlani and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2018


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On Saturday, March 17, many students attended the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Chicago. The day was filled with bright costumes and decorations as people of all ages took to the streets.  Most students started their day early by taking the train downtown between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. However, after...

Boys varsity lacrosse team wins home opener

Boys varsity lacrosse team wins home opener

Kabir Sawlani, Ali Ardehali, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2018


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The boys lacrosse team started their season on Wednesday, March 14 at home against Highland Park High School. The team won 15-3. The Red Devils got on the scoreboard first with a goal by Joe Northey, senior. The team then rolled through Highland Park during the first half as they took a demanding...

NHS hosts blood drive and “Stuff the Truck”

NHS hosts blood drive and “Stuff the Truck”

Brandon Belgrad, Everett Eck, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2018


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On Thursday, March 8, the National Honor Society hosted a blood drive throughout the day and a "Stuff the Truck" collection of donations for the People’s Resource Center before school. Students donated blood periods one through nine in the field house, and the blood was then shipped to Heartland Blood...

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