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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.

LIFE Club hosts Day of the Girl event at WAR Chest

LIFE Club hosts Day of the Girl event at WAR Chest

March 25

LIFE club hosted a viewing of the documentary “Girl Rising” in honor of International Women’s Day ...

Unique cultures, from both America and abroad, to be featured in Multicultural Show

Riddhi Andurkar, News Editor

March 24

Filed under News

Whether they come from Naperville or from across the globe, students at Central have many different cultures. From a young age, students are exposed to many aspects of their own culture, which may include cultural norms, language, symbols and arts. Often, the students seek a stage to show their cultural passions and talents. “Whe...

Executive Orders: Separating fact from fiction

RIddhi Andurkar and Virginia Aabram

March 6

Filed under News

Thousands of executive orders have been signed into action by nearly every president in the past 250 years, but rarely have they been as controversial as the actions taken so far by the Trump Administration. The media hype has left some people wondering exactly what an executive order is and how or why one could be emforced o...

District 203 a safe place, administrators say

Julie Park, Profile Editor, Communications Manager

March 5

Filed under News

Responding to President Donald Trump’s travel ban, several students voiced their initial concerns. The executive order bans entry of individuals from seven predominantly Muslim nations into the U.S., causing mainly Muslim students to face potential worry and aggravation for themselves as well as their families. In an effo...

Teachers use politics to educate students

Lexi Haskell, Editor-in-Chief

March 4

Filed under News

On Jan. 30, students of social studies teacher Patrick Keating entered their classroom, or at least they tried to. The students were stopped by a podium and large sheet of paper reading, “Entrance to [Room] 213 is now restricted. Have your school ID and be prepared to answer some questions! Delays expected!” As studen...

Neil Gorsuch nominated for Supreme Court

Neil Gorsuch nominated for Supreme Court

Ana Turner, Staff Writer

March 2

Filed under News, Showcase

On Jan. 31, President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacancy on the United States Supreme C...

Betsy DeVos sworn in as Secretary of Education

Betsy DeVos sworn in as Secretary of Education

Ana Turner, Staff Writer

February 28

Filed under News

On Feb. 7, Betsy DeVos was sworn in as Secretary of Education, after Vice President Mike Pence broke a 5...

Orchesis hosts first ever ‘So you Think You Can Dance’ event

Orchesis hosts first ever ‘So you Think You Can Dance’ event

February 27

Naperville Central’s Orchesis team had a successful turnout hosting their first So You Think You Ca...

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