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New Redhawk Recovery program helps students complete late work

Noelle Schwarz, News Editor

November 25, 2018

Filed under News

Naperville Central’s new Redhawk Recovery aims to help students who are missing assignments make up their work. “We know that our teachers are making lesson decisions based on student performance in their class,” said Jackie Thornton, Naperville Central’s assistant principal for curriculum and instruction. “Whe...

District 203 begins new student technology initiative

Madeleine Chan, Profiles Editor

November 23, 2018

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District 203 is starting a new initiative that aims to give students a voice in the technology they use every day. The Student Technology Advisory Committee, or STAC, is a joint program between Naperville Central and Naperville North high school students, formed by the Naperville 203 IT Infrastructure Team. In an email se...

New Redhawk Recovery program helps students complete late work

Noelle Schwarz, News Editor

November 22, 2018

Filed under News

Naperville Central’s new Redhawk Recovery aims to help students who are missing assignments make up their work. “We know that our teachers are making lesson decisions based on student performance in their class,” said Jackie Thornton, Naperville Central’s assistant principal for curriculum and instruction. “Whe...

Students exercise right to vote for first time

Students exercise right to vote for first time

November 21, 2018

This month’s local, state and federal elections provided a new opportunity for first-time voters to be civ...

New vision for Veterans Day

Claire Paschke, Entertainment Editor

November 20, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Gratitude, recognition, reflection: Veterans Day means different things to different people and since 1991, Naperville Central has honored those in the halls and the community who have served in the military by holding a Veterans Day assembly in the auditorium. Attendance was never required, however, only select teachers who chose ...

Vaping referals increase significantly from past years

Vivian Zhao, Editorial Editor

October 29, 2018

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The Naperville Central administration is analyzing potential solutions to address incidents of vaping on school property, which have dramatically increased over the past two school years. “We’ve had three incidents of vaping the last three years combined,” Dean Pete Flaherty said. “We had 43 incidents last school year, and ...

Illinois introduces new ‘lunch shaming’ law for students

Noelle Schwarz, News Editor

October 28, 2018

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A new Illinois law named the “lunch shaming” law allows students to get a lunch whether or not they can afford it. On Aug. 26, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law Senate Bill 2428, the Hunger Free Students’ Bill of Rights Act. This law affects all private and public K-12 schools that participate in the U.S. Department of Agric...

Central students awarded for refugee video in the United Nations Plural Plus Video Competition

Central students awarded for refugee video in the United Nations Plural Plus Video Competition

October 27, 2018

With an interest in global issues, Juniors Hersh Pathak and Hayaa Chhaya created a video about the strug...

Updated dress code enforced this school year

Marissa Laqui, Community Editor, Social Media Manager

October 27, 2018

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This year, District 203, along with Central’s Junior Class Council, has made changes to the dress code. After many years of following mostly the same set of rules,  Junior Class Council was introduced to the proposal of a new change by Dean Kathy Howat. According to Howat, the purpose of having a school dress code is...