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Horsin’ Around

Horsin’ Around

Jessica Bogdan, News Editor
April 22, 2015
Filed under Profile, Showcase

Ever since junior Ashley Flanagan was a young girl, she dreamed of riding horses. After growing up hearing of her moms experiences riding when she was young, all Flanagan wanted was to ride a horse herself. When she was four, her dream came true. She was taken to a nearby barn and rode a horse fo... Read more »

The story behind the tattoo

The story behind the tattoo

Freya Sonnichsen, Editorial Editor
April 15, 2015
Filed under Profile, Showcase

On the thigh of 17 year old senior Sam Jones, different shades of blue, green and yellow thinly outline a large water colored owl. The details are astounding, and it’s almost as if you’re afraid it will come off if you rub it. However, that won’t be the case; Jones had this abstract image tat... Read more »

Redhawk of the Week: Junior Ryan Culhane

Redhawk of the Week: Junior Ryan Culhane

Maneesh Somisetty, Staff Writer
April 15, 2015
Filed under Profile

Q: What extra-curricular activities do you participate in? A: I play football in the fall, and I am currently in track.  I throw shot and disc. Q: How have these activities impacted your high school career? A: They helped me meet most of the friends I have right now.  Also, they make me f... Read more »

Redhawk of the Week: Junior Ellen Gayde

Redhawk of the Week: Junior Ellen Gayde

Maya Fenter, Front Page Editor
April 14, 2015
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Q:  What extra-curricular activities are you involved in? A: I’m in Marching Band and National Honor Society. Q: How have these extra-curricular activities impacted your high school experience? A: Marching Band completely shaped my friend group, and it’s affecting what college I want to go ... Read more »

Senior Arun Madhavan applies for U.S. Air Force

Senior Arun Madhavan applies for U.S. Air Force

Maneesh Somisetty, Staff Writer
April 1, 2015
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Arun Madhavan is only one of the few people from Naperville Central who are trying to pursue an education in the armed forces after high school. Madhavan is currently going through a long and strenuous application process trying to get into The United States Air Force Academy.   “Well, first ... Read more »

Redhawk of the Week: Senior Catherine Chang

Redhawk of the Week: Senior Catherine Chang

Maya Fenter, Front Page Editor
March 25, 2015
Filed under Profile, Showcase

Q: What extra-curricular activities do you participate in? A: UAC (Urban Arts Club), DECA, BPA (Business Professionals of America) and Senior Class Council. Q: How have these activities impacted your high school career? A: UAC and DECA helped me be more organized. UAC also helped me gain a l... Read more »

Redhawk of the Week: Junior Rachel He

Redhawk of the Week: Junior Rachel He

Naga Vivekanandan, Profiles Editor
March 11, 2015
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Q: What special talents do you have? A: I play piano and also [enjoy] singing. Q: What school activities do you do? A: I’m in Theatre Central. Q: What are some of your hobbies? A: I’m really into DC and Marvel comics and superheroes, so I spend a lot of time [watching] The Flash, A... Read more »

Redhawk of the Week: Freshman Natalie Atkins

Redhawk of the Week: Freshman Natalie Atkins

Naga Vivekanandan, Profiles Editor
March 2, 2015
Filed under Profile

Q: What school activities do you do? A: I play tennis during the [fall] season. Q: What are some of your hobbies? A: I really love photography. Q: What causes the most stress in your life? A: Definitely school. Q: Who is your role model? A: My grandma, because she is always ... Read more »

Mr. NCHS Q & A: Sawyer Jackson

Mr. NCHS Q & A: Sawyer Jackson

Freya Sonnichsen, Editorial Editor
February 13, 2015
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Q: What was the most memorable thing you did under Mr.NCHS preparations? A: The most memorable thing in our show is probably our dance rehearsal - they’re pretty crazy. In the show we do an all guys dance (with) three dancers teaching us the dance, but it took so long to get the stuff done. (It... Read more »

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