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  • December 6JKB gift card collection for Ronald McDonald House. Drop off during lunches on Tues. & Thurs. in café or rm 203.

  • December 6Link Leader yearbook photos on Wed, Dec. 7th during your lunch. Meet by the attendance office.

  • December 6Netflix Club will meet Thurs. after school in rm. 42 to watch Disney movies.

  • December 6JSA a political debate club meets on Thursdays after school in room 236.

  • December 6There will be a girls softball informational meeting Tuesday at 7:20am in room 301.

  • December 6There will be a yearbook informational meeting in room 216 Tuesday before OR after school in rm 216.

  • December 6Senior Panoramic Photo Wed, Dec. 14th 2nd hour in main gym. Order forms available next week at senior exits & Activities.

  • December 6Spring Musical, the Addams Family, auditions & informational workshop on Mon, Dec.12th in the choir room from 3:30-4pm.

  • December 6Truth Seekers meets Friday after school in room 207. This is wild card Friday, so bring your own topic.

  • December 6Theatre Central will meet this Wednesday after school in the auditorium.

  • December 6GEMS will meet Thursday after school in rm. 34. Ms. Eier will talk about engineering at Molex.

  • December 6Freshman, join your Link Leaders' “Cocoa & Cram” sessions on Thurs. & next Tues. Meet outside of rm 100.

  • December 6Join Mickey Mouse Club before school thru Wednesday in rm. 221 to watch Lilo and Stitch.

  • December 6Spanish Club will watch Elf on Tuesday after school in room 102. Bring a snack to share.

  • December 6NCHS Show Choir Audition Workshops will be Friday, Dec. 16th 3:30-6pm and Monday, Dec. 19th 3:30-5pm in the Choir Room.

  • December 5Holiday Spirit Week – 12th-16th, Mon: Pj Day, Tues: White Out, Wed: Tacky Sweater Day, Thurs: Scarf & Socks, Fri: Candy Cane Day

  • December 5TC presents Junie B. Jones in “Jingle Bells Batman Smells” Thurs. 7:30pm and Fri. and Sat. at 8pm. Tickets $5.00 each.

  • December 5Holiday Toy Drive ends Dec. 13th. Drop off new toys valued at $10 - $20 in Activities, Main Office, or the Leaning Commons.

Fast facts: New Year’s resolutions

Fast facts: New Year’s resolutions

December 31, 2016

What are the most common New Year's resolutions? How often are they made? How often do they last?

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Special focus: three violations of freedom of speech

Naina Prasad, Managing Editor

December 28, 2016

Filed under Features

1. March 23, 2010. The U.S. Court for the Northern District of Mississippi ruled on March 23, 2010 that school officials violated a lesbian student’s First Amendment rights when the school canceled their prom rather than let the lesbian student attend with her girlfriend. The federal court did not require Itawamba Agricult... Read more »

Special focus: nine exceptions to freedom of speech

Special focus: nine exceptions to freedom of speech

December 28, 2016

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercis... Read more »

Put yourself in someone else’s shoes

Sasha Fenton, Online Managing Editor

December 25, 2016

Filed under Columns, Features, Sasha-nomics

When you were younger you probably giggled at the idea of wearing someone else’s shoes. Now, as a teen or adult, you may groan, probably skip this column, look at the page’s graphics and then skim through the article. But there is a reason why people have been repeating this cliche phrase to you for as long as you can r... Read more »

December Holidays

December Holidays

Ana Turner and Zain Habib, Staff Writer and Co-Business Manager

December 1, 2016

Filed under Features, Showcase

Comparisons: beneficial or harmful?

Naina Prasad and Riddhi Andurkar

November 29, 2016

Filed under Features

Central hosts a variety of extracurricular activities and a range of classes varying in challenges. Every environment generates a different blend of competition consisting of practices, homework or class participation that may cause students to hold themselves to different standards against their peers. The Central Times invest... Read more »

Can this get much worse?

Can this get much worse?

November 21, 2016

            Art by: Sanya Rupani     This year’s pres... Read more »

Naperthrill: the most terrifying tales of the town

Naperthrill: the most terrifying tales of the town

October 26, 2016

Ku Klux Kindling by Virginia Aabram, Head News Editor  On the night of June 3, 1922, the Ku Klux Klan held an initiation rally at Fraser’s Wood in Plainfield, Il... Read more »

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