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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

Lexi Haskell
Lexi Haskell is a Senior with 2016-17 being her third year on the Central Times Editorial Board. Lexi is the 2016-2017 Editor-in-Chief and Sports Columnist. She has won awards from the IHSA, NSPA and NISPA for her work and wants to make a difference in the world by investigating injustice. “The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter—it's the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.” - Mark Twain Contact Information: [email protected]

Lexi Haskell, Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2017
Female athlete of the year: Meridith Hannan (Story)
Apr 21, 2017
Calling all female coaches (Story)
Apr 07, 2017
Review: ’13 Reasons Why’ a pointlessly drawn out drama (Story)
Mar 29, 2017
When is negativity encouraged? (Story)
Mar 29, 2017
A Work in Progress: Growth vs. Fixed Mindsets (Story)
Mar 20, 2017
Almost 30 college-bound athletes in the Class of 2017 (Story)
Mar 20, 2017
College Bound: Laddie Skarecky (Story)
Mar 20, 2017
College Bound: Phillip Sajaev (Story)
Mar 20, 2017
College Bound: Maggie Hillman (Story)
Mar 05, 2017
Scorecard: Diversity (Story)
Mar 04, 2017
Students find common ground in sports (Story)
Mar 04, 2017
Teachers use politics to educate students (Story)
Mar 04, 2017
The students speak: Central’s opinion of President Trump (Story)
Mar 02, 2017
Whose fault is sexual assault? (Story)
Feb 11, 2017
Crying (Story)
Feb 08, 2017
Commitment is imperative (Story)
Jan 13, 2017
Photo Gallery: Boys basketball defeated by Naperville North (Story)
Jan 05, 2017
Movies to watch in 2017 (Story)
Dec 31, 2016
Fast facts: New Year’s resolutions (Story)
Dec 20, 2016
How to get through the last week of school before a break (Photo)
Dec 28, 2016
Special focus: nine exceptions to freedom of speech (Story)
Dec 25, 2016
Who’s to blame? (Story)
Dec 29, 2016
Homeschooled athletes discuss playing sports at Central, examine rules that must be met to compete (Photo)
Dec 22, 2016
Naperville Noon Lions run a successful Turkey Trot (Story)
Dec 20, 2016
Four schools to leave DuPage Valley Conference (Photo)
Dec 08, 2016
Social studies teacher Seth Brady wins Farmers Insurance grant for $100,000, plans to fund Illinois Global Scholars program (Story)
Dec 08, 2016
Social Studies teacher Seth Brady wins Farmer’s Insurance grant for $100,000, plans to initiate Illinois Global Scholars program (Story)
Dec 02, 2016
Photo gallery: girls basketball (Story/Photo)
Dec 02, 2016
Photo gallery: girls gymnastics (Story)
Nov 28, 2016
‘Skin Wars’ largely recycled with splashes of originality (Story)
Nov 22, 2016
It’s not 1945 anymore (Story)
Nov 22, 2016
Winter Dance theme voting to end on Thursday (Photo)
Nov 21, 2016
Can this get much worse? (Story/Photo)
Nov 11, 2016
Freedom of Speech? (Story)
Nov 05, 2016
My Ferris Bueller-esque day with the Chicago Cubs (Story/Photo)
Nov 03, 2016
Cubs are World Series champs… and I spent two hours at Dick’s Sporting Goods (Story/Photo)
Oct 25, 2016
My experience at a #JWegStrong event (Story)
Oct 20, 2016
Photo Gallery: Girls volleyball (Story/Photo)
Oct 24, 2016
A day in the life of a volleyball player (Photo)
Oct 20, 2016
Central rallies behind alumnus with rare cancer (Story)
Oct 10, 2016
Central hosts debate viewing, invites congressman (Story)
Sep 09, 2016
Photo Gallery: Varsity Football vs Wheaton Warrenville South (Story/Photo)
Sep 25, 2016
Colin Kaepernick: Not so black and white (Story)
Sep 20, 2016
CT Exclusive: Graduation cord policy changes will not affect Class of 2017 (Story)
Sep 20, 2016
Homecoming Court (Story)
Sep 01, 2016
Photo Gallery: Varsity Boys’ Soccer vs Sandburg (Story)
Jan 27, 2016
Class of 2008 soccer player Casey Short discusses juggling two sports, playing professionally (Story)
Jan 26, 2016
Class of 1995 soccer player Anne Mucci reminisces about athletic career (Story)
Dec 07, 2015
‘Spotlight’ a hard-hitting portrayal of investigative journalism serving justice (Story)
Nov 10, 2015
Football team enters postseason play-offs (Story)
Oct 12, 2015
Varsity football continues season with Crosstown Classic victory (Story)
May 22, 2015
Students, alumni, surprise Choir Director Curt Parry at final choir concert (Story)
Mar 29, 2015
8 Things to do during spring break (Story)
Mar 02, 2015
The choice between club and school (Story)
Feb 22, 2015
Full metal bracket (Story)
Feb 22, 2015
Oscar Predictions: Will “Birdman” win all? (Story)
Jan 27, 2015
Girls’ basketball dominate on senior night against Lake Park (Story)
Jan 23, 2015
Athletic Hall of Fame 2015: Kathy Cunningham (Story)
Dec 17, 2014
“Positive Post-Its” displayed on lockers (Story)
Dec 01, 2014
Senior Sam Leonard new at Central, copes with autism (Story)
Oct 30, 2014
SAC holds annual blood drive (Story)
Oct 28, 2014
Fight or Flight (Story)
Oct 23, 2014
Q & A with 1992 Alumni on mascot change from Redskins to Redhawks (Story)
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