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‘It’s up to you’: Civil rights leaders visit Central to share experiences, talk about embracing diversity

‘It’s up to you’: Civil rights leaders visit Central to share experiences, talk about embracing diversity

January 13, 2020

Three prominent civil rights leaders visited Naperville Central on Monday to address the steps being...

Central transitions to SchooLinks

William Tong, Correspondent

December 27, 2019

While many students have already acquainted themselves with Naviance, a college and career planning website, Naperville Central will be transitioning to Schoolinks for course planning and college and career help in the future.   On September 25, students went to the Learning Commons during their science classes...

Hallway Headlines: December 2019

Cameron Rozek, Online Managing Editor & News Editor

December 26, 2019

KERANS, Utah — Student journalists fill need for community newspaper Students at Kerans high school publish a monthly issue of their school newspaper “The Cougar Claw.” Recently, they began distributing the paper to their town of roughly 35,000 people.  The students wanted to begin covering events for t...

A conversation with Mary Beth Tinker

A conversation with Mary Beth Tinker

Vivian Zhao and Amisha Sethi

December 26, 2019

Editors note: Mary Beth Tinker is known for landmark Supreme Court case Tinker vs. Des Moines, where t...

Greta Thunberg is TIME’s 2019 person of the year, inspiring student activists

Greta Thunberg is TIME’s 2019 person of the year, inspiring student activists

Vivian Zhao, Editor in Chief, Editorial Editor & Columnist

December 25, 2019

Sixteen year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg was named  TIME's Person of the Year for...

Naperville Police Dept. encourages new safety routine

Naperville Police Dept. encourages new safety routine

December 25, 2019

The Naperville Police Department is promoting a new program called The 9 PM Routine, designed to remind...

December News Briefs

William Tong and Vivian Zhao

December 25, 2019

Central VEX Robotics Team Competes at Batavia Invitational Naperville Central’s robotics team competed at the Batavia VEX Robotics tournament on Nov. 24.  “Each year there’s a different game or objective, and this year, it was basically to stack plastic cubes on top of each other,” team member Kevin Chen ...

Flight yearbook discontinues senior quotes, insufficient responses to Google form

Flight yearbook discontinues senior quotes, insufficient responses to Google form

December 25, 2019

Flight yearbook will not run senior quotes this year due to an insufficient amount of responses to its...

New courses populate CTE department

Mary Jane Deer, Head News Editor

December 23, 2019

 Next year, Naperville Central’s  Career and Technology Education department will offer seven new classes and change the names of five existing courses according to the CTE Instructional Coordinator, Dr. Lynn Andrees.  Nolan Moss, who currently teaches Companion Animal Sciences and multiple floral and agriculture...