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Peloton App digital workouts make exercising consistenly more convenient during quarantine.

Working out the unknown in 2020 with the Peloton app

June 3, 2020

Quarantine has impacted many of us mentally and emotionally. That is why I found working out to be s...

The survival of the FIT

Paula Recio, Director of Marketing, Outreach and Engagement & Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

If you were used to exercising for a short term goal such as getting in shape for the summer or as conditioning for your favorite sport, a pandemic restricting you from all of those purposes is probably not the best encouragement to keep working out. These are a few reasons on how working out will be crucial to your quarant...

This map, provided by Student Activities to senior families, shows the traffic pattern created for seniors so that they could take care of year-end business without leaving their cars, and so that social distancing guidelines could be followed.

Seniors tie up loose ends with first-ever drive-thru event

May 15, 2020

Naperville Central held its first senior drive thru drop-off and pick-up on May 13 as students remain...

How to stay connected over quarantine

Emily Brodzinski, Staff Writer

May 3, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force the stay-at-home order, Naperville Central students are taking advantage of the abundance of online resources to keep in touch with those who mean the most.  “It’s actually a lot easier than it usually is,” said senior Abbey Zabat, “Sometimes it’s hard to find time...

Girls soccer continues to work despite quarantine restrictions

Zuzanna Kalinowski, Correspondent

May 3, 2020

Due to the worldwide pandemic of COVID-19 the girl’s varsity soccer season has been cancelled. ‘’I felt disappointed for the athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic,” varsity girls soccer coach Watson said. “It takes a lot of patience for the girls to put their season on hold.’’ J.B. Pritzker, the governor...

Students in Dave Sladkey's Algebra 1 class connect on March 17 via Zoom, an online meeting platform that has quickly become a go-to tool for e-learning.

First week of e-learning considered a success as district staff, students respond to evolving quarantine directives, implications

March 23, 2020

On March 20, Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a “shelter-in-place” order and announced that all Illinois...

19 things to do while you are quarantined

Maggie Dalton, Head Photo and art, Community Editor & columnist

March 23, 2020

Even though COVID-19 has changed our normal daily routines quite a bit, our lives don’t have to come to a halt. There are still countless things to do while in quarantine. Here are 19 things to do while stuck at home.   1. Use the KonMari method and clean your entire house. Ever since “Cleaning up with Marie Ko...

An Instagram user recently posted this cartoon, emphasizing it is a joke. Even while pointing out the insensitivity of the cartoon, others continue to circulate the image on social media. Others have reported the posts in an effort to have them removed.

Don’t be the grasshopper: Thoughts on COVID-19 from a Chinese American

March 18, 2020

The first story I remember reading was “The Grasshopper and the Ant.” As my tiny fingers followed...

Spring Outbreak: Schools shut down as District 203 takes measures to prevent spread of COVID-19

Spring Outbreak: Schools shut down as District 203 takes measures to prevent spread of COVID-19

March 13, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, otherwise known as the coronavirus, District 203 announced today...