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The Fielder

The student news site of Plainfield High School Central Campus

The Fielder

The student news site of Plainfield High School Central Campus

The Fielder

Summer school proves beneficial
Mikaela Velazquez, Staff Writer • May 15, 2024

The media widely shows summer school as a horrible monster that ruins a teen's summer, but I disagree. Summer school can be quite helpful.  Taking classes during the summer has its advantages. Students can earn credits...

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John Lee has chosen the next Wildcat Award recipient to be none other than MOOCH!  (and her team Kim Gregorac and Trish Danko)
Fielder Friday | May 10th, 2024
Nicholas Rees, Staff Writer • May 10, 2024

Happy Friday, Wildcats!

The esports team at Illinois State competes in a recent tournament.
Esports offers opportunities for college
Brooke Plowman, In-depth Editor • December 8, 2023

After years of having a tough reputation, negative stereotypes, and being hidden in the shadows of traditional athletics, esports are rapidly...


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Administration to introduce pass system
Administration to introduce pass system
Natalie Adelmann, Staff Writer • May 9, 2024

A new digital pass system, PASS, is being implemented for the 2024-2025 school year in order to crack down on the number of vaping and other inappropriate actions in the bathrooms. Once implemented, the number of students...

Newly inducted NHS members celebrate the special occasion
NHS inducts new students into prestigious organization
Sean Thompson, staff writer • May 9, 2024

  Four seniors and 75 juniors were inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) on Friday, April 26. Steeped in tradition and significance, this ceremony not only recognizes academic achievement but also celebrates the...

AP physics students listen to MIT professor Anne White discuss fusion on Zoom.
MIT professor zooms with AP physics students, teaches fusion
Brooke Plowman, Editor-In-Chief • April 5, 2024

MIT fusion professor Anne White met via zoom with AP Physics students in the media center on March 12 due to the efforts of junior Owen Pehle. According to MIT, White is on the senior leadership team at MIT and earned her...

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Orchesis students preform on May 3.
Orchesis showcase fascinates audience
Alexis Listermann, Staff Writer • May 9, 2024

  Tap! Tap! Tap! Tap! Students tap their feet to the beat. When you hear taps you know a masterpiece is being made. The Orchesis students choreographed their own dances and performed them on May 3.    “I...

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Boys volleyball practices skills as season continues
Boys volleyball practices skills as season continues
Talia Gregoles, Staff Writer • April 5, 2024

The boys volleyball team is spiking their way into the season. They head into Thursday’s game with a record of 1-5. With only five returning varsity players out of 13 students...

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Banning books robs students
Banning books robs students
Emma Cowden, Feature Editor • December 13, 2023

Locked away behind bars and never to be read again. Their pages and lessons deteriorate in their age.  The banned book list has hit over...