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  • DONATE BLOOD on Oct. 30

  • NHS meeting for prospective members on Thursday room 313

  • Join Esperanto Club! we meet in room 108 every Monday after school.

  • Chess season begins Oct. 23. Student Activities now hosting team placement matches.

Valerie Mejia: Tackling gender boundaries

Valerie Mejia: Tackling gender boundaries

September 28, 2018

A quiet moment before the ball is snapped is a time where everything relies on a single action. The ...

No summer break: Teachers’ second jobs

Blake Preston, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

Filed under Profile

As summer nears for Naperville Central, students and teachers arrange their seasonal plans. Concert tickets are purchased, college visits are planned and some teachers are preparing for their Summer jobs. Jeff Placket, counselor, has a summer job every year. For nearly 20  years, he has managed pools in the Napervill...

Comedic motivational speaker Reggie Dabbs effectively connects to Central students, spreads message of self-acceptance

Comedic motivational speaker Reggie Dabbs effectively connects to Central students, spreads message of self-acceptance

April 23, 2018

In a performance featuring songs, clapping and some saxophone playing, motivational speaker Reggie Dabbs brought Nap...

Prom court now gender-neutral, more inclusive of LGBTQ teens

Prom court now gender-neutral, more inclusive of LGBTQ teens

Neya Thanikachalam, Editor-in-chief

April 23, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Profile, Showcase

Some looked confused. Others slightly amused. And most were disinterested, as then-freshman Kevin Otto cam...

Identity Over Anatomy: Ralph Davis

Identity Over Anatomy: Ralph Davis

Neya Thanikachalam, Editor-in-chief

April 21, 2018

Filed under Profile, Showcase

Senior Ralph Davis doesn’t remember why he was at Naperville Central or what he was supposed to be...

Naperville Central March 14 walkout

Naperville Central March 14 walkout

Riddhi Andurkar, Managing Editor

March 14, 2018

Filed under Features, Profile

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Central students recognize International Women’s Day 2018

March 9, 2018

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Violinist Vijay Gupta shares experiences, performs for Central music students

Violinist Vijay Gupta shares experiences, performs for Central music students

Laaiba Mahmood, News Editor

March 1, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, News, Profile, Showcase

Classical musician and TED speaker Vijay Gupta shared not only the accomplishments of his nonprofit organization, ...

Junior Connor Hunt leaves unforgettable mark at Central

Junior Connor Hunt leaves unforgettable mark at Central

March 1, 2018

It was common for junior Connor Hunt to keep the extent of the pain he felt from others. “I...