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  • Journalists succeed at state

    Journalists succeed at state

    Taylor Garcia, Staff Writer

    May 26, 2017

    Iris Wright, sophomore, won first place at the IHSA state journalism competition in feature writing, and also placed sixth in copy editing. “I didn’t expect to get anything in feature writing because that was my first time doing it,” Wright said. After placing first in sectionals writing about...

    Renee Nieckula

  • 13 Reasons why not to mistreat others

    13 Reasons why not to mistreat others

    May 26, 2017

    Based on the book by Jay Asher, 13 Reasons Why, a Netflix show that is actually produced by Selena Gomez, has been a talk around everywhere from social media to conversations during class and in the lunchroom. 13 reasons why is a thrilling, one season series about this girl named Hannah Baker that commits...

  • Senior Traditions Should be Supported

    Senior Traditions Should be Supported

    Summerlyn Smith and Britney Ebner

    May 26, 2017

    A long upheld tradition for the graduating class each year is senior ditch day. A tradition for schools across America, senior skip day, also known as ditch day, is a day seniors hit the snooze button on the alarm clock or can plan a day of fun with their fellow classmates. In the young students’...

  • Volleyball works to improve record

    Volleyball works to improve record

    Tom Klimek, Staff Writer

    May 15, 2017

    The volleyball team, with their new head coach, are working hard to improve their record from last year. “Last year, the team was 8-20 overall (3-11 in conference) so one of our main goals were to surpass both win totals,” coach Christian Staple said. “The team mindset is team first, then individual....

    Volleyball works to improve record

  • Bass Fishing Club Hooks Success

    Bass Fishing Club Hooks Success

    Nathan Bartlett and Josh Masek

    May 15, 2017

    The bass fishing club has been very successful in the past two years, qualifying for state. The club continues to look for fishing enthusiasts. It is sponsored by Josh Bloodgood and has been a club for seven years. Members of the club expressed the joy they felt during the competitions.    "It was...

Journalists succeed at state

Journalists succeed at state

Taylor Garcia, Staff Writer

Iris Wright, sophomore, won first place at the IHSA state journalism competition in feature writing, and also placed sixth in copy editing. “I didn’t expect to get anything in feature writing because that was my first...

May 26, 2017No Comments

4 teachers retire

Shannon Tierney, In-Depth Editor

Four staff members are saying goodbye to teaching and hello to retirement. Mary Gucinski, foreign language teacher, has many great memories from teaching, but one of the most influential was when a past student took the...

May 26, 2017No Comments

Drumapalooza rocks

Kat Hahn-Boisvert, Copy Editor

The 2nd annual Drumapalooza featured percussionists from the drumline, as well as selections from Timber Ridge and John F. Kennedy Middle School. “This is something Mr. Valkema and I started talking about last year, to...

May 26, 2017No Comments

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Senior Traditions Should be Supported

Senior Traditions Should be Supported

Summerlyn Smith and Britney Ebner

A long upheld tradition for the graduating class each year is senior ditch day. A tradition for schools across America, senior skip day, also known as ditch day, is a day seniors hit the snooze button on the alarm clock or...

May 26, 2017No Comments

Derogatory turned brotherly: People misunderstand cultural N word use

May 26, 2017

The N word, the unspeakable. Featured in music, movies and books, the N word has become a term that brings...

Is premarital cohabitation acceptable?

Is premarital cohabitation acceptable?

May 26, 2017

Often now, people live with their significant other but do not get married. It starts off as a regular...

Is premarital cohabitation acceptable?

Is premarital cohabitation acceptable?

May 26, 2017

In recent years it has become more common for couples to move in with one another rather than get married....

Is fast food to blame for obesity?

Is fast food to blame for obesity?

February 10, 2017

In recent years, obesity has become a problem all over the United States, in part because of the increase of fast food places ...

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Bass Fishing Club Hooks Success

Bass Fishing Club Hooks Success

Nathan Bartlett and Josh Masek

The bass fishing club has been very successful in the past two years, qualifying for state. The club continues to look for fishing enthusiasts. It is sponsored by Josh Bloodgood and has been a club for...

May 15, 2017No Comments

Reading repels students, attracts others

Reading repels students, attracts others

May 15, 2017

From newspapers to social media, and from books to tablets, reading has developed with time. Many students...

When there’s a will there’s a way, when there’s a Quizlet there’s an A

February 10, 2017

Transforming the education system, technology has begun to take on an increasingly important role in...

Cultural Christmas customs celebrated

January 13, 2017

Christmas is celebrated by many different people in many different ways. From holiday volunteering to...

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The student news site of Plainfield High School Central Campus
The student news site of Plainfield High School Central Campus