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Teacher couples: Social Studies teacher Tom Henneberry and counselor Patti Henneberry

Hamad Niazi, Editorial Editor

February 24, 2014

“I used to coach at school and after coaching one day, the two of us went to have dinner, talked, and started dating for about three months on the side,” counselor Patti Henneberry said. “Nobody knew we were dating. Back then, it wasn’t really ‘cool’ or accepted to date people during work.” But it became ‘cool’...

Teacher couples: Math teacher Edgar Watson and Spanish teacher Barbara Watson

Andrew Deaver, Sports Editor

February 24, 2014

Although math teacher Edgar Watson and Spanish teacher Barbara Watson are Redhawks at heart, their relationship began as Redbirds at Illinois State University. They originally met through mutual friends according to Edgar. They did not meet at Central like most other teacher couples and they have not always worked together...

Redhawk of the Week: Junior Andrew Biddison

Sharon Pan, Opinions Editor

February 20, 2014

1. What are your post high school plans?  I plan on attending St. Olaf College for a degree in social studies education and then completing my graduate studies at University of California, Berkeley. 2. How do you fit into the NCHS community? What activities are you involved in and what do you contribute inside and ...

Redhawks of the Week: Sophomore Kat Lu

Emily Zhen, Managing Editor, Opinions Columnist

February 19, 2014

1. What are your post high school plans? After high school, I plan on attending college! I still have a while before graduating, so I’m not exactly sure what I want to do yet. All I know right now is that I’d really like to do something that involves helping others and traveling the world. 2. What are you passio...

Redhawks of the Week: Freshman Emily Rosa

Gloria Korpas, Front Page Editor

February 18, 2014

1. What are your post high school plans?  After high school, I want to study Elementary Education at Brigham Young University (BYU). Then, I would like to teach first or second grade students because I love working with kids. 2. How do you fit into the NCHS community? What activities are you involved in and what do ...

Redhawks of the Week: Senior Rishi Kumar

Emily Zhen, Managing Editor, Opinions Columnist

February 18, 2014

1. What are your post high school plans? Not entirely sure yet, but hoping to study mechanical engineering in college (wherever I decide to go) and maybe one day go on to start my own business. 2. What are you passions and interests? What activities are you involved in at school and outside of school? I love mu...

Carl Sladkey recites a poem he wrote himself for his talent act during Mr. NCHS.

Q & A with the 2014 Mr. NCHS Contestants

February 15, 2014

Following the Mr. NCHS show on Feb. 12 at 7 pm in Central's auditorium, Entertainment Editor Maggie Cod...

Redhawks of the Week: Freshman Matt Skowronksi

Catt Kim, Profile Editor

February 12, 2014

What are your post high school plans?  Meteorology 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’m currently playing for the freshman basketball team, and hoping to play for the freshman volleyball team.  What ar...

Winter wonderland

Hamad Niazi, Editorial Editor

February 11, 2014

Although sports are a large part of Central’s ambitions, some don’t receive recognition at school. These are, namely, winter sports. Snowboarders and skiers alike possess many athletic qualities that rarely see the light of day at Central, but they are worthwhile sights in the winter. Junior Alex Coates, a skier, believes...