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District 203 ‘Return to Learn’ updates

August 4, 2020

8/4: The District 203 Board of Education and administration clarified details regarding the “Return...

Editorial: District 203 is ready for students to return to learning in our buildings.

July 20, 2020

On behalf of the students of Naperville Central, we would like to thank District 203 administration for...

Submission edits aside, modified 2020 AP exams run smoothly

William Tong, Online Managing Editor

June 17, 2020

Due to mandated remote learning and school shutdowns, the College Board modified Advanced Placement (AP) exams to be taken at home this year.. In response, teachers, faculty and students at Naperville Central adjusted their preparation for the exams. Despite technological concerns, the tests ran smoothly.   AP exa...

This map, provided by Student Activities to senior families, shows the traffic pattern created for seniors so that they could take care of year-end business without leaving their cars, and so that social distancing guidelines could be followed.

Seniors tie up loose ends with first-ever drive-thru event

May 15, 2020

Naperville Central held its first senior drive thru drop-off and pick-up on May 13 as students remain...

District announces changes to summer learning plans

May 6, 2020

Immediately following its regularly scheduled meeting on May 4, District 203 officials announced changes...

How to stay connected over quarantine

Emily Brodzinski, Staff Writer

May 3, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force the stay-at-home order, Naperville Central students are taking advantage of the abundance of online resources to keep in touch with those who mean the most.  “It’s actually a lot easier than it usually is,” said senior Abbey Zabat, “Sometimes it’s hard to find time...

Girls soccer continues to work despite quarantine restrictions

Zuzanna Kalinowski, Correspondent

May 3, 2020

Due to the worldwide pandemic of COVID-19 the girl’s varsity soccer season has been cancelled. ‘’I felt disappointed for the athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic,” varsity girls soccer coach Watson said. “It takes a lot of patience for the girls to put their season on hold.’’ J.B. Pritzker, the governor...

Students in Dave Sladkey's Algebra 1 class connect on March 17 via Zoom, an online meeting platform that has quickly become a go-to tool for e-learning.

First week of e-learning considered a success as district staff, students respond to evolving quarantine directives, implications

March 23, 2020

On March 20, Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a “shelter-in-place” order and announced that all Illinois...

An Instagram user recently posted this cartoon, emphasizing it is a joke. Even while pointing out the insensitivity of the cartoon, others continue to circulate the image on social media. Others have reported the posts in an effort to have them removed.

Don’t be the grasshopper: Thoughts on COVID-19 from a Chinese American

March 18, 2020

The first story I remember reading was “The Grasshopper and the Ant.” As my tiny fingers followed...