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  • October 16Join Spanish Club for a Taco Fiesta on Wednesday Oct. 18 in room 89A. Bring $3.

  • October 16All Prospective National Honor Society members should stop by room 313 on Thursday Oct. 19 to pick up results.

  • October 16The Choral Concert will be on Tuesday Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.

  • October 16Multicultural Club will have its first meeting on Monday Oct. 23 at 7:05 a.m. in room 205.

  • September 30American Sign Language Club meets on Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. in room 105.

  • September 30BPA meets Thursdays at 7:15 a.m. in the INCubator room.

  • September 30Medical Club will meet on Friday, Oct. 13.

  • September 30JSA a political debate club meets on Thursdays after school in room 236.

  • September 30Yearbook Club meets on Thursday mornings in room 216.

  • September 30R41N, a no-cut K-Pop dance club meets Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 outside of room 219.

  • September 30The Central Times meetings will be held on Tuesdays at 7:10 a.m. in room 218.

  • September 30Truth Seekers will meet on Fridays to discuss various topics.

  • December 6Senior Panoramic Photo Wed, Dec. 14th 2nd hour in main gym. Order forms available next week at senior exits & Activities.

  • December 6Spring Musical, the Addams Family, auditions & informational workshop on Mon, Dec.12th in the choir room from 3:30-4pm.

  • December 6The Boys Bowling team will have its preseason meeting on Monday Oct. 23 at 3:30 p.m. in room 41.

  • December 6Freshman, join your Link Leaders' “Cocoa & Cram” sessions on Thurs. & next Tues. Meet outside of rm 100.

  • December 6Join Mickey Mouse Club before school thru Wednesday in rm. 221 to watch Lilo and Stitch.

  • December 6NCHS Show Choir Audition Workshops will be Friday, Dec. 16th 3:30-6pm and Monday, Dec. 19th 3:30-5pm in the Choir Room.

  • December 5Holiday Spirit Week – 12th-16th, Mon: Pj Day, Tues: White Out, Wed: Tacky Sweater Day, Thurs: Scarf & Socks, Fri: Candy Cane Day

  • December 5Holiday Toy Drive ends Dec. 13th. Drop off new toys valued at $10 - $20 in Activities, Main Office, or the Leaning Commons.

  • August 31Join the Central Times club meetings on Tuesday mornings at 7:15 in room 218

Students were right: Confederate flag had to go

Students were right: Confederate flag had to go

October 7, 2017

For the first time, students in Jane Thompson’s U.S. History classes vetoed the option to...

No: fidget spinners nothing more than toys

No: fidget spinners nothing more than toys

October 6, 2017

The first semester of the 2017-18 school year is now in full swing and students are begging...

Yes: fidget spinners effective to certain extent, if not treated as toys

Yes: fidget spinners effective to certain extent, if not treated as toys

October 5, 2017

A few months ago, a fidget spinner craze swept across America. They’d become so popular that...

Wonder Woman film inspires, encourages females

Wonder Woman film inspires, encourages females

June 11, 2017

A little more than a week ago, Wonder Woman released in theaters nationwide. This film tells the story of a ...

So you want to be an assassin?

Sasha Fenton, Online Managing Editor

May 29, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Sasha-nomics

Naperville Central’s Assassins 2017 competition is coming to its end. To be quite frank, I could not give you a play by play record of who killed who or who is even still alive, and for the most part I am certain that most seniors would admit the same. For some, it was a month-long fight to the bitter end....

Cursive in a postmodern world

Cursive in a postmodern world

May 23, 2017

The Illinois State Legislature recently signed into law a bill that requires cursive to be taught at...

Cursive curriculum reasonable in elementary school, ridiculous in high school

Cursive curriculum reasonable in elementary school, ridiculous in high school

Editorial Board

May 22, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Showcase

A recent school funding bill passed by the Illinois House on April 26 will require students to learn cursive...

Cursive is waste of time in high school, shouldn’t be prioritized in elementary school

Cursive is waste of time in high school, shouldn’t be prioritized in elementary school

May 20, 2017

It is the modern age, where programs such as Word and Google Docs replace the typewriter and...

Cursive a necessity to improve the mind

Cursive a necessity to improve the mind

May 20, 2017

All students need to know how to sign their name. It is important to know cursive because it shows...

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