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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.

So you want to be an assassin?

Sasha Fenton, Online Managing Editor

May 29, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Sasha-nomics

Naperville Central’s Assassins 2017 competition is coming to its end. To be quite frank, I could not give you a play by play record of who killed who or who is even still alive, and for the most part I am certain that most seniors would admit the same. For some, it was a month-long fight to the bitter end....

Give up

Sasha Fenton, Online Managing Editor

March 29, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Sasha-nomics

Your teacher walks by and drops your test on your desk. You feel your heart plummet into your gut; you know exactly what is coming. Turning it over you stare at the red pen at the top and quickly turn it back over. Try as you might, you know you will never be good at this topic. This entire unit has evaded you, and no matter h...

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...

Is your gut informed?

Sasha Fenton, Online Managing Editor

November 22, 2016

Filed under Columns, Sasha-nomics

Your parent comes home and throws their bag down mumbling about something the current president did or didn't do. They open the fridge searching for something to eat, “I should never have voted for them!” You, being a child, have no clue what government debt or social welfare is but everything your parents say—that doesn...

Chilling Conspiracies

Sasha Fenton, Online Managing Editor

October 25, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Sasha-nomics

9/11 was planned by the US Government, Princess Diana was murdered by the royal family, Obama was born in Kenya, the Apollo moon landing was a hoax, Elvis is still alive and in witness protection, JFK’s assassination was an inside job and global warming is a fraud. These are a few of the many inexhaustible conspiracy theories an...

What makes someone attractive?

Sasha Fenton, Online Managing Editor

September 25, 2016

Filed under Sasha-nomics

What does it mean to be attractive? By definition it means to be appealing to look at, perhaps in the case of humans it means to be sexually alluring. However this is a definition that causes confusion as what it means to be attractive differs from person to person. Romantics may cling to a dreamy notion of true love overcoming a...

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