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PAWS Club spreads love for animals through Central

PAWS Club spreads love for animals through Central

April 22, 2019

Fueled by delicious vegan snacks and a strong passion for animals and the environment, PAWS Club has ...

FFA community project helps save area monarch butterflies population

Prem Chandrasekar, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

Filed under News

The Naperville Central chapter of the Future Farmers of America is planning a community project to save the monarch butterflies that pass  through Naperville every year on their way to Mexico. Senior Julia Newcomb, who runs the project, and fellow members of FFA are planning to give away care packages of milkweed for...

Central students and faculty react to national college scam

Alana Cervera, Online Managing Editor

April 22, 2019

Filed under News

Eight schools including Yale, Wake Forest, Stanford and Georgetown universities, along with the University of Southern California, the University of San Diego, the University of Texas, Austin and the University of California, Los Angeles, are under investigation for their roles in a  college admissions scandal that recentl...

Debate students win IHSA State for the first time in Central history

Debate students win IHSA State for the first time in Central history

Madeleine Chan, Profiles Editor

April 19, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

For the first time in school  history, Central’s debate team won the IHSA state champion team ti...

DECA adviser resigns, citing low stipend pay

DECA adviser resigns, citing low stipend pay

April 18, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

Longtime DECA adviser and business teacher Christine Bell has resigned her position as sponsor of DECA...

District provides students with opportunity to explore Iceland

District provides students with opportunity to explore Iceland

March 30, 2019

Recently, Central students have had several opportunities to travel opened up to them. Two international t...

Naperville to choose between two candidates for mayor

Noelle Schwarz, News Editor

March 23, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

The Naperville mayoral election is enterting its final weeks of campaigning, with incumbent Mayor Steve Chirico seeking a second term. His opponent, Rocky Caylor, says he wants to take Naperville in a new direction. Caylor is the president and CEO of Cadence Premier Logistics in Joliet and owns Caylor Consulting with his wife. ...

Students compete against staff in annual  basketball game for charity

Students compete against staff in annual basketball game for charity

March 22, 2019

On March 6, students from different organizations gathered in the Naperville Central gym to showcase their a...

Congressional Debate prepares for IHSA state competition

Marina McCormack, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

Filed under News

Ten Naperville Central students have qualified to compete in the final competition of the Congressional Debate season, the IHSA State Debate Championship. The debate team will be driving down to Illinois State University to compete. The team is sponsored by social studies teachers, Randall Smith and Rob Lugai and led by captai...