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  • Fielder Friday!

    Fielder Friday!

    November 17, 2017

    Here are your announcements for Friday, November 17th

  • Anthem gone, dilemma remains

    Anthem gone, dilemma remains

    Tom Klimek, Sports Editor

    November 13, 2017

    The decision to replace the singing of the national anthem at the pep assembly was not based off of the recent protest at the Joliet West game, where several West players took a knee, but rather was to use a song that would hopefully unify the students in standing up, according to administration. They dec...

    Hannah Kopek

  • Humorous new Mayor entertains teens

    Humorous new Mayor entertains teens

    Dejah Travis, Videographer

    November 13, 2017

    "The Mayor" is a refreshing, unorthodox spin on what is deemed to be a boring and prolonged process of becoming a mayor and being a mayor as a whole. The show is humorous and tends toward teenagers’ interests today. The main character Courtney Rose (Brandon Micheal Hall) cooks up a scheme to run for mayo...

  • Play brings Santa to town

    Play brings Santa to town

    Abby Blazevic, Staff Writer

    November 10, 2017

    Santa will be coming a little early this year as the drama department is preparing for their performance of “Miracle on 34th Street.” All shows will be performed from Friday, Nov. 17-Sunday, Nov. 19, with varied show times. “The central idea of the play is that everyone needs to remember to have...

    Seniors Brittney Ebner, Americo Allen Garcia and Mikayla Icenogle, rehearse the iconic scene where Kris Kringle is hired to be the Macy’s Santa Claus in “Miracle on 34th Street.“

    Katherine Hahn-Boisvert

  • NFL Sam Acho motivates school

    NFL Sam Acho motivates school

    Maddie Cox, Staff Writer

    November 9, 2017

    Through the “Power Your School” campaign, Coke and Powerade chose Plainfield Central to have the opportunity to meet Bears linebacker, Sam Acho. In addition, the company donated two thousand dollars to fund after school sports programs. “It’s incredible for us as a school, but also us as a football...

Fielder Friday!

Fielder Friday!

November 17, 2017No Comments

Here are your announcements for Friday, November 17th

Math tutoring returns

Kailey Blunk, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017No Comments

Math teachers have decided to bring back a former tutoring service that will be held in the library during lunch periods. The program, Math Tutoring Venue, or MTV, was created over 15 years ago, but is now making a comeback...

Play brings Santa to town

Play brings Santa to town

Abby Blazevic, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017No Comments

Santa will be coming a little early this year as the drama department is preparing for their performance of “Miracle on 34th Street.” All shows will be performed from Friday, Nov. 17-Sunday, Nov. 19, with varied show...

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Anthem gone, dilemma remains

Anthem gone, dilemma remains

Tom Klimek, Sports Editor

November 13, 2017No Comments

The decision to replace the singing of the national anthem at the pep assembly was not based off of the recent protest at the Joliet West game, where several West players took a knee, but rather was to use a song that would...

Should Scouts tackle gender barrier?

November 13, 2017

  My initial reaction to the news that girls are now being allowed to join the Boy Scouts was simi...

Soda Tax Fizzles Out

Soda Tax Fizzles Out

October 13, 2017

The soda tax in Chicago is the direct descendant of the cap on soft drink size in New York City. In theory...

Are teenagers too old to trick or treat?

Are teenagers too old to trick or treat?

October 13, 2017

Halloween, one of the many holidays to get in the spirit and dress up a bit for fun. So why not show...

Other states agree Springboard not effective

Other states agree Springboard not effective

September 15, 2017

In some cases, change is good, but how good is changing the math curriculum? In this case some teachers...

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Joliet mall embraces new policy

Joliet mall embraces new policy

Brendan Burns, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017No Comments

  Louis Joliet Mall has adopted a new policy that guests age 17 and under are required to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian after 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.   "Youth Supervision Policy (YSP) ...

For some staff, teaching is second career

November 9, 2017

  Sometimes a decision needs to be changed. There are many teachers who didn’t go to college for t...

Students raise money for Learning Disabilities Month

October 13, 2017

Not only has the month of October been recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but it has also been...

Ask The Administration

Ask The Administration

October 13, 2017

Why do you think more parents don’t take advantage of parent teacher conferences? I think for some...

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