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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.

Female athlete of the year: Meridith Hannan

Female athlete of the year: Meridith Hannan

May 18, 2017

Meridith Hannan sits in a classroom, staring out the window. She almost speaks a few times, but trips...

Male athlete of the year: Christian Nussbaum

Male athlete of the year: Christian Nussbaum

May 17, 2017

This year’s Central Times male athlete of the year is Christian Nussbaum. Nussbaum, who is continuing ...

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...

Despite losing seniors, Water Polo sets up for successful run after winning state

Despite losing seniors, Water Polo sets up for successful run after winning state

Drew Kanne and Zain Habib

April 20, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Fresh off a state title, Central’s water polo team has high expectations coming into the 2017 season. Th...

Varsity soccer’s upperclassman show leadership, and set examples for new teamates

Varsity soccer’s upperclassman show leadership, and set examples for new teamates

April 18, 2017

Being a senior athlete can demand to work at a higher level, whether it is with responsibility, leadership...

Tryouts cause stress, pressure for athletes

Yuna Lee, Staff writer

April 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

There are many events in a sports season that could stir up pressure and nervousness in an athlete. It could be an important game, conference or a tournament. But for many, one of the most nerve-wracking things of all is tryout week. As students anticipate their upcoming spring sport season, the pressure increases. For most...

Two wrestlers place at state, first time since 1989

Two wrestlers place at state, first time since 1989

March 28, 2017

After wrestling through four years of hard work and tournaments, seniors Christian Nussbaum and Jake...

Almost 30 college-bound athletes in the Class of 2017

Lexi Haskell, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2017

Filed under Sports

With a May 1 college response date and a May 17 graduation date approaching, many seniors are making college decisions. Included in this are the 27 students who have committed to playing college sports. The full list, from Athletic Director Andy Lutzenkirchen is listed below: Name Sport School Connor Gurni...

College Bound: Laddie Skarecky

College Bound: Laddie Skarecky

Lexi Haskell, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior Laddie Skarecky committed to Valparaiso University for football in January. A brief version of...

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