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Big signs, small minds

Big signs, small minds

Sami Nolan, Correspondent

August 30, 2015

There’s nothing like waking up early in the morning, driving to school and glancing over to the side of the road with your tired eyes, only to see a 6 feet tall sign with a graphic image of an aborted fetus. Shaken by what you have just seen, you think to yourself: “at least its over, probably a lone wolf, just one crazy guy pushing his message to the world.” But as you search for a place to park your vehicle, you can't help but notice that ... READ MORE »

Demonstrators gather around Naperville Central, express beliefs on abortion issues

Demonstrators gather around Naperville Central, express beliefs on abortion issues

Sahi Padmanabhan, Online Managing Editor

Students and staff arriving for the third day of a new school year got an unexpected surprise on Friday in the form of demonstrators stationed around the perimeter of the building. ...  Read More »

August 21, 2015 • 4 comments

14th annual G.L.O.W. 5k run sells out

14th annual G.L.O.W. 5k run sells out

Ben Erickson, Staff Photographer

  As the sun set on June 6, people of all ages sported neon t-shirts and glowing necklaces as they participated in the 14th annual G.L.O.W. 5k run. The race sold out with over...  Read More »

June 14, 2015 • 0 comments

Naperville Central Commencement takes place in Memorial Stadium

Naperville Central Commencement takes place in Memorial Stadium

Maya Fenter, Front Page Editor

Naperville Central's Class of 2015 commencement took place on May 20. The program included an opening reflection by senior Esther Lu, the honors speech by senior Sanjay Subramanian, a speech by Senior Class President Alie Charmolie, Senior Class Vice-President Katie McGriff presenting the Senior Class gifts, the Senior Choir performing "Star Spangled Banner" and "Remember When" and a speech by Principal Bill Wiesbrook. District 203 school board members Susan Crotty, Mike Jaensch and Donna Wandke along with Central Assistant Principals Carrie McFadden...  Read More »

May 24, 2015 • 0 comments

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Mens’ volleyball falls to Naperville North, concludes season

Maneesh Somisetty, Staff Writer

On Wednesday, April 27, Naperville Central’s mens’ volleyball team fell to Naperville North in a regional playoff game.  Central lost in two sets, 23 to 25 and 26 to 28. With a great start, Central came out with a substantial ...  Read More »

May 29, 2015 • 0 comments

Recent Sports Scores

  • Thursday, May 7

    Boys' Varsity Tennis

    Naperville Central 4 - Wheaton Warrenville South 3

  • Monday, May 4

    Girls' Freshman Softball

    Naperville Central 7 - Naperville North 6

  • Friday, May 1

    Girls' Freshman Softball

    Naperville Central 14 - Hinsdale South 10

  • Saturday, April 11

    Girls' Varsity Soccer

    Naperville Central 2 - Schaumburg 0

  • Wednesday, April 8

    Girls' JV Softball

    Naperville Central 6 - Plainfield Central 16

  • Tuesday, April 7

    Girls' Varsity Soccer

    Naperville Central 2 - Glenbard North 1

‘Pitch Perfect 2’ a disappointment after original’s resounding success

Freja Sonnichsen, Editorial Editor

The Pitches are back, that much is true, but in what condition have they returned in? Are they still the glorious girls that won the a capella championships? While director...  Read More »

May 21, 2015 • 0 comments

Friends and family remember ‘gentle giant’ Matt Skowronski

Maya Fenter and Alison Pfaff

"I think the main thing about Matt is the fact that he literally was larger than life.” Junior Brendan Ross, teammate and friend of Matt Skowron...  Read More »

August 14, 2015 • 0 comments

Horsin’ Around

Horsin’ Around

Jessica Bogdan, News Editor

Ever since junior Ashley Flanagan was a young girl, she dreamed of riding horses. After growing up hearing of her moms experiences riding when she was young, all Flanagan wanted was to ride a horse herself. When she was four...  Read More »

April 22, 2015 • 0 comments

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The story behind the tattoo

April 15, 2015

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Redhawk of the Week: Junior Ryan Culhane

April 15, 2015

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Big signs, small minds

Big signs, small minds

Sami Nolan, Correspondent

There’s nothing like waking up early in the morning, driving to school and glancing over to the side of the road with your tired eyes, only to see a 6 feet tall sign with a graph...  Read More »

August 30, 2015 • 1 comment

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