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  • December 6JKB gift card collection for Ronald McDonald House. Drop off during lunches on Tues. & Thurs. in café or rm 203.

  • December 6Link Leader yearbook photos on Wed, Dec. 7th during your lunch. Meet by the attendance office.

  • December 6Netflix Club will meet Thurs. after school in rm. 42 to watch Disney movies.

  • December 6JSA a political debate club meets on Thursdays after school in room 236.

  • December 6There will be a girls softball informational meeting Tuesday at 7:20am in room 301.

  • December 6There will be a yearbook informational meeting in room 216 Tuesday before OR after school in rm 216.

  • 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 6Truth Seekers meets Friday after school in room 207. This is wild card Friday, so bring your own topic.

  • December 6Theatre Central will meet this Wednesday after school in the auditorium.

  • December 6GEMS will meet Thursday after school in rm. 34. Ms. Eier will talk about engineering at Molex.

  • 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 6Spanish Club will watch Elf on Tuesday after school in room 102. Bring a snack to share.

  • 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 5TC presents Junie B. Jones in “Jingle Bells Batman Smells” Thurs. 7:30pm and Fri. and Sat. at 8pm. Tickets $5.00 each.

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

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Filed under Profile, Showcase


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Balancing precariously on a desk, the Truth Seekers vice president and senior Sasha Fenton clears her...

Abroad Perspective

Abroad Perspective

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Sophomore Timo Marquardt, a German exchange student at Central, intensely searches for an unknown term o...

Club of the Month: Red Feather Cafe

Club of the Month: Red Feather Cafe

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The student-run restaurant, the Red Feather Cafe, continues its third year in production. The Red Fea...

Proud Supporter of St. Baldrick’s: David McCormack

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One afternoon nine years ago, instead of leaving St. Germaine School in Oak Lawn at the end of the d...

Mia Lakstigala: recap of basketball season

Vivian Zhao, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

Filed under Profile, Sports

Junior Mia Lakstigala has already left her mark on Naperville Central’s girls basketball team. Lakstigala, a point guard who also plays guard and wing, started playing basketball in junior high for Park District. Her skills as an athlete have grown ever since. This season, Lakstigala scored more than 600 points. Se...

Standing up to the order: Huda and Kifah Alsharifi

Standing up to the order: Huda and Kifah Alsharifi

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On Sept. 11, 2001, Kifah Alsharifi, the only Middle Eastern employee of the City of Naperville, stood outside, mourning with those who had lost t...

Club of the Month: Special Spaces

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Battling a life-threatening medical illness is no easy task. With a positive attitude and a big heart, Speci...

Athletic Hall of Fame 2017: Joe Bunge

Yoo Young Chun, Focus Editor

January 31, 2017

Filed under Profile

In an exclusive Q&A with the Central Times, Joe Bunge shares his experiences as a former football coach at Naperville Central.   Q: When did you start coaching? A: I started coaching at Southern Illinois University in 1971, and started at Naperville Central in 1986. Q: What was your most memorable mome...

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