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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.

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April 22, 2017

We often hear today about the emergence of the hook-up culture. Conservatives disapprove of the promiscuity ...

Tame the unspoken epidemic surrounding Naperville Central

Tame the unspoken epidemic surrounding Naperville Central

April 22, 2017

There is an epidemic sweeping through the halls of Naperville Central. Everyone has seen its symptoms...

Students should make own decisions, yet there are limits

Students should make own decisions, yet there are limits

April 22, 2017

Imagine it is the first day of school after a nice, relaxing summer vacation, and you have just arrived ...

Classification of school environment plays important role in PDA tolerance

Classification of school environment plays important role in PDA tolerance

April 22, 2017

Public displays of affection, PDA for short, appear to be a highly-charged political topic. The CT dec...

Calling all female coaches

Lexi Haskell, Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2017

Filed under Columns, Full Court Press, Sports

After high school, my mom lacked the funds to pursue higher education so she attended COD while working two jobs. With two years of COD under her belt, she then decided to attend Indiana University where she got her bachelor’s degree in biology. Post-college, my mom worked as a chemist until she got pregnant with me, and s...

Letter to the Editor: District 203’s Director of Communications details process for survey response

Michelle Fregoso, Director of Communications for District 203

April 11, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Editor's note: An excerpt of this letter is featured in the April edition of the Central Times. Due to spacing, the entire letter could not be fit. The CT has published the entire letter below. At Naperville 203, we consider ourselves fortunate to have high-quality high school newspapers run by earnest, hard-working studen...

Review: ’13 Reasons Why’ a pointlessly drawn out drama

April 7, 2017

During my sophomore year, I was required to read “Thirteen Reasons Why” by Jay Asher for health ...

Athletes have the right to make their own choices

Athletes have the right to make their own choices

Matt Gazall, Co-Business Manager

March 30, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

A typical drug panel tests for marijuana, amphetamines, opiates, cocaine and PCP, according to the Nati...

Drug tests help athletes form healthy habits

Drug tests help athletes form healthy habits

March 30, 2017

Professional athletes are role models. Kids look up to them for their ideals and lifestyle. Forming ...

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