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  • Fielder Friday!

    Fielder Friday!

    February 23, 2018

    Here are your announcements for Friday, Feb. 23rd.

    Dan Valkema, band director, passes the Wildcat head to Tom Bond, calculus teacher.

    Chari Rahn

  • Gustafson places 2nd in state

    Gustafson places 2nd in state

    Ah'Jenique Pinnick, Staff Writer

    February 15, 2018

    Tommy Gustafson, senior, placed second in the IHSA state competition. “I was happy because it’s what I’ve been working four years for, so it’s nice to actually get it done,” Gustafson said. “There were a lot of good wrestlers there, and it was a very tough tournament.” Three wrestlers...

    Senior Tommy Gustafson faces down his opponent in a recent match. He finished 2nd in state overall.

    Stephanie Shields

  • Sectional Success for Girls Bowling

    Sectional Success for Girls Bowling

    Audrey Nelson, Staff Writer

    February 13, 2018

    Senior and four-year bowler Megan Allensworth is one of the high-scoring individuals advancing to state from the IHSA sectionals in LaSalle-Peru. She is the first Wildcat representation at the state level since 2012. Even though bowling is an individual sport, the mindset of the team can make or break...

  • Fe’brew’ary Debate: Coffee or Tea?

    Fe’brew’ary Debate: Coffee or Tea?

    Kailey Blunk vs Hannah Darbro, Staff Writers

    February 2, 2018

    Monotone beeps pulse and echo through the room, and you force yourself from underneath the warmth of your cotton covers. Your eyes rest on the key appliance in your house: your brand-new espresso machine. But what type of drink do you want to start your day? A non-fat latte? A cappuccino or a caram...

    Hannah Kopek

  • Students design, display fashion

    Students design, display fashion

    Shannon Tierney and Americo Allen Garcia

    February 1, 2018

    Art takes many forms: painting, photography, drawing and even fashion. Fashion classes have received a new curriculum; it has become an actual fashion-oriented class rather than just learning how to sew and contstruct garments. Although students’ work has been displayed in the past, this year’s...

    The fashion display showcases the combined work of senior Allen Garcia, and junior Ariana Bonaparte.

    Dejah Travis

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  • Students design, display fashion February 1, 2018
  • A.L.I.C.E to replace Lockdown drill February 1, 2018
  • Teachers push for AP Programming February 1, 2018
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A Safer Internet

February 8, 2018

Everyone knows the internet can be a dangerous place but it is also a place where the youth of our nation...

School pride must begin with students

February 2, 2018

‘Be a Wildcat’ hallways have taken over certain halls on Fridays. One hallway a week is decorated...

Fe’brew’ary Debate: Coffee or Tea?

Fe’brew’ary Debate: Coffee or Tea?

February 2, 2018

Monotone beeps pulse and echo through the room, and you force yourself from underneath the warmth of your cotton covers. ...

Graduates need basic life skills

February 2, 2018

To put the issue simply, graduating students lack some of the basic skills required for adulthood. The...

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Stephanie Shields

Here are your announcements for Friday, Feb. 23rd.

February 23, 2018

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Contributions of African Americans inspire recognition
Time management relieves stress, brings balance

Time management relieves stress, brings balance

February 1, 2018

Daniel stares at the clock as it shines a red light with the numbers reading 10 p.m. He still has a ...

Doug brightens cafeteria with song

Doug brightens cafeteria with song

December 15, 2017

  "Happy Birthday" sounds through the cafeteria, a tradition started at Central by Campus Monitor Do...

Holiday season challenges student dieters

December 15, 2017

  Roasted turkey, baked chicken, and glazed ham rests on a buffet styled table. Next to the entrees l...

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