Central Times

Junior Patrick Doane honors his mother in ink

Meaghan Bedigian, Online Managing Editor, Sports Columnist

April 28, 2014

Tattoos are often used as an outlet to document certain life events. For junior Pat Doane, the passing of his mother to breast cancer was a necessity for him to ink. "I knew when my mom passed away that I wanted to get a tattoo to remember her for the rest of my life," Doane said. In the state of Illinois, it is legal to ge...

Sophomore diver Sydney Dusel

Jessica Bogdan, Staff Writer

March 17, 2014

“A good diver is not always the one with the most natural talent,” Diving Coach Dave Likar said. “It is the one that practices hard, stays focused, tries new dives and makes changes that are needed to improve the dives they have already learned. This is what I expect from my divers.” Diving as a sport can be bot...

Redhawks of the Week: Senior John Deveney

Kendall Olsen, Staff Photographer

March 16, 2014

1. What are your post high school plans? I plan on bringing rock and roll back to its rightful place at the top of society. What this world needs is a little more love and I plan on using the music to deliver plenty of that. 2. How do you fit into the NCHS community? What activities are you involved in and what do you contr...

Redhawks of the Week: Junior Jada Haynes

Catt Kim, Profile Editor, Entertainment Columnist

March 16, 2014

1. What are your post high school plans? After High school I plan on going to college and majoring in Business Finance.  2. How do you fit into the NCHS community? What activities are you involved in and what do you contribute inside and outside of the classroom?  I am a year-round athlete here at Central. I run tr...

Redhawks of the Week: Sophomore Hannah Swarm

Sharon Pan, Opinions Editor

March 15, 2014

1. What are your post high school plans?  After high school, I want attend a good college and possibly play basketball there! I’m not exactly sure what I want to study, but as of now I’m interested in health/nutrition or physical therapy.  2. How do you fit into the NCHS community? What activities are you involv...

Redhawks of the Week: Junior Cheska Bañez

Tiffany Xu, Focus Editor, Staff Photographer

March 6, 2014

1. What are your post high school plans? I’m trying really hard to get a lot of scholarships because I really want to go to an art school for performing and fine arts. My parents aren’t letting me go unless I get a full scholarship. I’m also thinking about taking year off and going to Los Angeles because I already...

Teacher couples: Science teachers Dan and Christine Brown

Meaghan Bedigian, Online Managing Editor

March 6, 2014

Among the various teacher couples at Central, science teachers Dan and Christine Brown have been married since October 23, 2010. “We went to Starved Rock hiking on one of the first days of summer [in 2010],” Dan said. “I proposed to her at Starved Rock, nothing too creative. Despite telling me she was surprised, I think...

Redhawks of the Week: Sophomore Harry Hallstrom

Redhawks of the Week: Sophomore Harry Hallstrom

March 4, 2014

Sophomore Harry Hallstrom is one of the week’s Redhawk of the Week. His favorite quote by Walt Disney...

Redhawks of the Week: Junior Meghan Horton

Sharon Pan, Opinions Editor

February 25, 2014

  1. What are your post high school plans? I’d really like to teach preschoolers or elementary school kids, so I’ll probably major in Early Childhood Education at Eastern Illinois University. I want to minor French and study abroad in Paris and Dublin as well. 2. How do you fit into the NCHS community?...