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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.

Almost 30 college-bound athletes in the Class of 2017

Lexi Haskell, Editor-in-Chief

March 20

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

Filed under Showcase, Sports

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

College Bound: Phillip Sajaev

College Bound: Phillip Sajaev

Lexi Haskell, Editor-in-Chief

March 20

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior Phillip Sajaev committed to the University of Pennsylvania early in his senior year to swim. A...

College Bound: Maggie Hillman

College Bound: Maggie Hillman

Lexi Haskell, Editor-in-Chief

March 20

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior Maggie Hillman committed to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign two and a half years ago...

Professional athletes part of long-standing tradition of using platforms for politics

Professional athletes part of long-standing tradition of using platforms for politics

March 7

Since the beginning of professional athletics, athletes have used their fame as a platform to incite...

Scorecard: Diversity

Scorecard: Diversity

March 5

Editor-in-Chief Lexi Haskell examines the diversity in different sports leagues compared to the general...

Students find common ground in sports

Lexi Haskell, Editor-in-Chief

March 4

Filed under Sports

With divisive statements coming from Washington, D.C., it can be easy to become caught up in debating and anger. Suddenly, a normal day is turned chaotic as one’s best friend gets upset or one’s teacher brings up politics. However, in the normal ebb and flow of political discourse, there exists a universal mediator, something...

Basketball, track lack facility space, make adjustments

Basketball, track lack facility space, make adjustments

Neya Thanikachalam, Editorial Editor

February 13

Filed under Showcase, Sports

At Naperville Central, basketball is the only sport where both the girls and boys teams play during t...

Gymnasts step up, performing well throughout season

Gymnasts step up, performing well throughout season

February 11

The girls gymnastics team has managed to remain competitive despite large numbers of varsity injuries....

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