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Students prepare for Operation Snowball camp

Students prepare for Operation Snowball camp

Masah Mourad, Hajera Naveed, Section Editor, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2018


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Operation Snowball is just around the corner, and students are getting ready for a three day retreat that will be taking place from Nov. 8-10 at Camp Mantiqua in Frankfort, Ill. Snowball helps students get out of their comfort zone, and make new friends. The program includes activities that student...

Understanding the lunch policies

Understanding the lunch policies

Hari Rao, Contributor

October 12, 2018


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Lunch is a period most students enjoy; however, it’s the shortest as well. While the current schedule has been in place for many years, some students and staff have ideas on ways to change it, while some love it the way it is. One issue in which people have a lot of agreement on is the size of ...

Signed and committed

Signed and committed

Ailish Lyman, Contributor

October 12, 2018


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Out of all of the high school athletes in the United States, only two percent go on to play their sport division 1 in college. The process for athletes to verbally commit takes a lot of time but has many rewards, and for a few Central students, this early commitment has become a reality. Mr. Robert...

Starting the year safe

Starting the year safe

Sonny Barnes, Contributor

October 11, 2018


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In light of the recent tragedies that have occurred at high schools throughout the nation because of school shootings, both students and schools have had safety in mind. With the first quarter of school coming to an end, students and staff reflect on safety measures implemented from last year.  Starti...

Students’ concern over safety of school’s water increases

Students’ concern over safety of school’s water increases

Masah Mourad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2018


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Many students recently have been complaining about the water from the drinking fountains. Some students claim that the water is making them feel sick and they don’t feel comfortable drinking the water. The water fountains at Central are filtered and regularly changed. The drinking fountains hav...

RDN remembers teacher’s life through music festival

RDN remembers teacher’s life through music festival

Rachel Wagner, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2018


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A cool breeze and a little drizzle didn’t dampen the spirits of the four bands, fans, and spirit of the Jambone Music Festival on the front steps of Hinsdale Central on Wednesday, Sept. 19.  Jambone was established one year ago, intended to honor the memory of Mr. Jim Horan. Mr. Horan was...

Students dance the night away at Homecoming

Students dance the night away at Homecoming

Brandon Belgrad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2018


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On Saturday, Sept. 22 the school hosted the annual homecoming dance. The day began with the parade through Hinsdale, then the homecoming football game, and ended with the Homecoming dance in the Field House. The parade started at 9:30 a.m. and showcased the 26 homecoming court members. The band, ...

Habitat For Humanity raises money in 5K

Habitat For Humanity raises money in 5K

Brandon Belgrad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2018


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On Sunday, Sept. 16, Habitat for Humanity hosted their annual Raise the Roof 5K run. They raised around $10,000, which will go towards the club’s annual trip to West Virginia to build a house. The 5K began on Grant Street in front of the school, and it continued through South Grant Street, connecting ...

Students offered chance to receive State Seal of Biliteracy

Students offered chance to receive State Seal of Biliteracy

Masah Mourad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2018


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On Saturday, Sept. 29, bilingual students from Hinsdale South and Central will take the Seal of Biliteracy test, an academic test assessing the students' ability to speak English and another language fluently. The Biliteracy test is a state program that has been going on for three years, and this ye...

Junior and senior girls tackle another Powderpuff game

Junior and senior girls tackle another Powderpuff game

Masah Mourad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2018


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The annual Powderpuff game took place on Sunday, Sept. 16 on Dickinson Field just before Varsity Club hosted homecoming movie night. The seniors beat the juniors.  Powderpuff is an event where junior and senior girls play each other in a game of flag football while coached by junior and senio...

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