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Hallway Headlines November 2019

December 5, 2019

ELGIN, Ill. -  School hosts Autism awareness concert Elgin High School put on a band concert designed to be specifically for listeners with sensory disorders and autism. The concert was put on to help raise awareness and funding for students on the Autism spectrum.  Not only did the concert feature soft lights and ...

Students practice new ALICE training

Prem Chandrasekar, Managing Editor

December 4, 2019

Students at Naperville Central practiced the ALICE system on Nov. 1 during seventh period. ALICE, which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate, is the new lockdown policy across District 203. “There was a short video that students watched that emphasized the best way to barricade in a classroom setting, and...

Yearbook changes policy on senior quotes

Prem Chandrasekar, Managing Editor

November 28, 2019

Naperville Central’s Flight yearbook staff recently changed its senior quote policy for the upcoming 2020 volume. Seniors must now fill out a Google Form with responses to four questions created by the yearbook staff. One of those responses will be published as their senior quote.  “We came up with questions that...

Dressember foundation raises awareness for human trafficking

Dressember foundation raises awareness for human trafficking

November 27, 2019

According to The United Nations and International Labor Organization, there are an estimated 40.3 million...

Indian Student Association provides place for students to share Indian culture

Cameron Rozek, News Editor & Online Editor

November 27, 2019

Naperville Central held its first meeting for the Indian Student Association (ISA) on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Seniors Neil Gupta, Anand Mathur, Rohan Bhargava and Abhinav Bawankule had the idea to create a place for students of Indian heritage at Central to come together.  Although new to most students in the school, this...

Buffalo Wild Wings under fire for racist incident

Buffalo Wild Wings under fire for racist incident

November 27, 2019

Late last month, a party of 18 were asked to move from their seats at the 75th St. Buffalo Wild Wings....

IASB prepares to vote arming teachers

William Tong, Correspondent

November 27, 2019

Naperville Community Unit School District 203 (NCUSD203) will advocate against arming teachers and toward more state funding toward school resource officers (SRO) at the annual Illinois School Board Association (IASB) conference on Nov. 22 to 24.   With school shootings and security consuming the news, Mercer County...

Scott Miller wins Illinois Math Leadership Excellence award

Scott Miller wins Illinois Math Leadership Excellence award

November 27, 2019

Naperville Central teacher and Mathematics Instructional Coordinator Scott Miller was given the Lee Yunker...

Intro to Business classes complete in Grilled Cheese Challenge

Intro to Business classes complete in Grilled Cheese Challenge

November 25, 2019

Each of the three Introduction to Business classes designed a grilled cheese sandwich. The class that...