Central Times

Hallway Headlines: January 2020

Cameron Rozek, Online Managing Editor & News Editor

February 10, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Student expelled from Christian school over rainbow attire Freshman Kayla Alford was expelled from Whitefield Academy after staff discovered photos of her wearing a rainbow shirt and in front of a rainbow birthday cake.  Alford was celebrating her 15th birthday at a restaurant, her mother took a photo...

News in Brief: January 2020

William Tong, Vivian Zhao, Cameron Rozek, Mary Jane Deer, and Danielle Pritchard

February 6, 2020

Business Professionals of America chapter competes in area competition Naperville Central’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter attended its area competition at Neuqua Valley High School on Saturday Jan. 11.  An area competition for all computer events was held before winter break at Central. Aside from ...

President Trump’s Space Force becomes a reality

President Trump’s Space Force becomes a reality

Prem Chandrasekar, Managing Editor

February 3, 2020

President Trump recently signed the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act into law on Dec. 20, paving...

Central E-sports team gears up for 2020 season

Central E-sports team gears up for 2020 season

January 31, 2020

After a successful fall and winter season, Naperville Central’s E-sports team is gearing up to play...

Illinois passes new state laws for 2020

Mary Jane Deer, Head News Editor

January 30, 2020

Illinois lawmakers have passed approximately 225 laws that take effect in 2020. The latest House bills (HB) and Senate bills (SB) will affect education, animal tested cosmetics and marijuana consumption. Central Times selected 11 of the new laws Illinois passed that relate to education, equality and activism.    Marijuana le...

Two individuals go on south Naperville vandalism spree

Two individuals go on south Naperville vandalism spree

January 29, 2020

During the night between Dec. 27 and 28, police believe two individuals went on a vandalism spree in...

‘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...