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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.

Cursive curriculum reasonable in elementary school, ridiculous in high school

Cursive curriculum reasonable in elementary school, ridiculous in high school

Editorial Board

May 22, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Showcase

A recent school funding bill passed by the Illinois House on April 26 will require students to learn cursive...

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...

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...

Weekly late start good for teachers, now do something for students

Weekly late start good for teachers, now do something for students

March 27, 2017

Each of us has been plagued with waking up at ungodly early hours for school. Whether it be for a cl...

Unless directly related to subject, politics should be left out of classrooms

Unless directly related to subject, politics should be left out of classrooms

March 4, 2017

“Isn’t the sun shining brighter today?” These were the words of a teacher at Central after Donald Tru...

An open letter to our parents

An open letter to our parents

CT Staff

February 7, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Dear Parents, We, the Central Times Editorial Board, want to respectfully reach out to you and ackno...

Staff Editorial: Departing schools display negative philosophy, cloudy reasoning

Staff Editorial: Departing schools display negative philosophy, cloudy reasoning

December 30, 2016

This past month, Lake Park High School, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton-Warrenville South High School and Glenbard ...

Central Times Editorial Policy 2016-2017

December 13, 2016

Filed under Editorial

Update as of 12/13/16 After the Central Times’ story “Freedom of Speech?” ran on the paper’s website, the online commenting section was hijacked by threats and obscenity. As a result, additions to the CT’s editorial policy have been made. Nothing will posted that contains the following: Obscenity Anythin...

Staff Editorial: The Chicago Cubs have won the World Series! Now what?

Staff Editorial: The Chicago Cubs have won the World Series! Now what?

CT Staff

November 15, 2016

Filed under Editorial

In no edition of the Central Times ever have we had this headline: The Cubs have won the World Series....

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