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A sign was spray painted with the Anarchy vandalism symbols behind the Burger King on Washington Street. The restaurant was also vandalized with profanity and threats aimed at police.

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...

Thomas Armstrong, Dr. Janette Wilson and Dr. James Shannon appeared at the request of Rev. Jesse Jackson to share their life experiences with students at Naperville Central. The three civil rights activists reminded students that teenagers were and should continue to be active in the movement for equality.

‘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

Tinker speaks with a student at the National Scholastic Press Association/ Journalism Education Association convention in Washington D.C.

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 was named TIME's 2019 person of the year.

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 ...

NCHS yearbook, Flight, discontinues senior quotes

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...