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Back to School Bash welcomes students to the new year

Back to School Bash welcomes students to the new year

Samia Douedari and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
August 22, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Aug. 18 at 8 p.m., the Back to School Bash took place in the field house after the red-white football scrimmage. Students were welcomed back into the school year with a night full of dancing, jumping and eating. “This is the third year we’ve done [the event]. The idea of it is to have this ba...

Boys’ football hosts annual Red-White Scrimmage

Boys’ football hosts annual Red-White Scrimmage

Ali Ardehali and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
August 22, 2017
Filed under Fall, Football, News, Sports, Top Stories

The boys' football team once again participated in the Red-White Scrimmage on Friday, Aug. 18 on Dickinson Field. The scrimmage, which took place at 7:30 p.m., was the first opportunity of the year for fans to watch the team. The scrimmage has been a tradition at Central since the 2008-2009 school year. Since it's a scrimmage, it does no...

Students observe solar eclipse

Students observe solar eclipse

Everett Eck, Sydney Seda, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
August 22, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Monday, Aug. 21, Central took part in a nationwide viewing of the solar eclipse that occurred across continental America. Students were equipped with special viewing glasses before moving outside with their ninth period class to view the spectacle. In Hinsdale, totality was expected to be around...

Jambone music festival honors Mr. Horan

Jambone music festival honors Mr. Horan

Kunal Jobanputra and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
May 23, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

On May 21, a music festival called “Jambone” took place on Grant Street in front of the school to celebrate Mr. Jim Horan, a former Latin teacher who passed away earlier this year. At the event there were bands, food trucks, games, and raffles for prizes. “It was a charity fundraiser event to...

Celebrate in style: Senior tailgate fashion guide

Celebrate in style: Senior tailgate fashion guide

Holly Swasko, Sydney Seda, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
May 23, 2017
Filed under Columns, Fashion, Top Stories

It’s time for the junior class to celebrate becoming the oldest in the school at the annual senior tailgate that’s set to happen on May 25, 2017, at Tower Field. With the theme being USA this year, here are some outfit ideas to get you ready for all of the festivities. Jackets Since the tailgate takes place before school, there...

Summer job ideas

Summer job ideas

Zeljko Kospic, Emmett Grundberg, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
May 22, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Got any summer plans? Staying at home? Many Central students are already applying and preparing to work over their summer. Here are some jobs you can consider taking to make some cash in your free time. Lifeguarding: There are plenty of pools in the greater Hinsdale area. Whether you want to work at ...

The perfect senior prank

The perfect senior prank

Zach Wols and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
May 19, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, Opinion, Top Stories, Video

With the school year coming to an end, the inevitable senior pranks are quickly approaching. After the senior softball game on Dickinson Field, only time can tell if the pranks will get more severe, but this begs the question, what makes a perfect senior prank? "A perfect senior prank doesn't hurt...

Boys’ lacrosse celebrates win on senior night

Boys’ lacrosse celebrates win on senior night

Shannon Ging, Sports Editor and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
May 18, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Spring, Top Stories

On May 12, boys’ lacrosse celebrated senior night on Dickinson Field against St. Rita. The team won 7-4, and their record became 14-2. The game was special for the players because it served as a celebration of 14 graduating seniors and three graduating senior managers, all of whom are moving on...

Forty-two students qualify for BPA nationals

Forty-two students qualify for BPA nationals

Kunal Jobanputra and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
May 18, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

From May 4 to May 10, students attended the national convention for Business Professionals of America (BPA) in Orlando, Florida. The theme was “Spread Your Wings,” and thousands of students from across the country gathered to compete, showcase their business skills and develop their leadership acumen. “Forty-two...

Fidget Spinners: ADHD treatment or toy?

Fidget Spinners: ADHD treatment or toy?

Jacob Belgrad and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
May 18, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

In any given day of class at Central, you are more than likely to encounter a fidget spinner: a small toy with three weighted prongs that spin around a bearing. It was originally meant for those with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) in an effort to help individuals with “fidgets,”...

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