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Spring Things, COVID Style

A plethora of COVID friendly things to do during spring break
Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter April 9, 2021

A senior student leaves school early, pulling out of the parking lot due to their shortened schedule.

Senior Schedule Shift

Seniors explain their reasoning behind shortening their schedules and how it helps
Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter March 29, 2021

The 2020-2021 school year so far has undoubtedly been… different. The sea of masks is one thing, but the lack of seniors staying throughout the whole day is something different in itself. This year,...

Senior Kaden Hart faces an opponent on the mat.

Wrestling Windup

The boys wresting team finished their season strong
Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter March 17, 2021

The boys wrestling team finished their season at state on Saturday, March 13th.  "State itself is always a fun experience," said senior Kaden Hart. "It was different this year in many ways due to Covid."  Due...

Senior Kaden Hart, with his back to the camera, faces the scoreboard after a match.

Mandatory Mask Matches

Due to Lafayette’s mask policies, the boys wrestling faced a new opponent: masks.
Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter February 3, 2021

Over the weekend, the boys wrestling team competed at Lafayette High School. The match was much different than their others because of Lafayette’s school policy, meaning they had to wear masks during...

Let Them Eat Fake

Let Them Eat Fake

Why Sofia Coppola’s epochal movie based on France’s last queen is flawed yet fabulous.
Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter February 3, 2021

While watching “Marie Antoinette,’ I realized historically accurate films are hard to come by these days, but sometimes authenticity is the second priority. Many period dramas are adored for their...

Kaden Hart prepares to wrestle on the mat.

Glorious GAC’s

The boys wrestling team did well in their GAC’s last weekend, bringing home the 2nd place title.
Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter January 13, 2021

On Saturday, Jan. 9, the boys wrestling team participated in GACS at Francis Howell High School. The team placed 2nd overall and had 4 individual champions, including Kaden Hart, David Cross, Peyton Shepard,...

Alex Vogel wrestling on the mat and holding his opponent down.

Starting the Season Undefeated

Several teammates on the boys wrestling team have gone undefeated in their beginning of season matches.
Natalie Walsh, Co Editor-in-Chief December 16, 2020

This past weekend, Dec. 12, the boys wrestling team proved themselves to thrive in competition even when the odds are against them. Going into the Liberty Boys Wrestling Tournament that was hosted at Francis...

The boys take on practice early in the season to prepare themselves for upcoming duals.

Masks and Matches

How masks are affecting wrestling matches.
Natalie Walsh, Co Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2020

Everywhere you go there are precautions in place because of COVID-19, including on the mat. Wrestlers are to wear masks at all times with the exception of taking them off during a dual. Senior Alex Vogel...

Junior Alyssa Haile hits the softball with a strong swing.

Softball’s Conclusion

As the softball season comes to a conclusion, players reflect on the differences that surfaced this year.
Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter October 22, 2020

This year has proven to be difficult on everyone, including students. The softball team is nowhere near different. With the dramatic changes to the year came dramatic changes to the softball season. Nonetheless,...

Students walk the halls with masks on as everyone adjusts to the new reality at Central.

Dr. Arnel on the start of the year

Dr. Arnel sheds some light on the new norm at Central.
Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter September 17, 2020

Dr. Arnel answers a few questions about the start of the school year and the obvious differences that are impacting our students, staff, and overall learning environment. While reflecting on the first...

Faith Jacoby

Faith Jacoby

Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter May 7, 2020

It’s been a little rough. Extremely weird and a little rough. I have been trying my best to look at the bright side of things, but it’s still rough. I’ve gotten closer with my neighbors; one is my...

Senior Rita Schien sings  as she takes part in a virtual choir. Groups like @choirthings on Instagram have provided an outlet for students who have found their in-school choirs essentially shut down.

Singing Under Quarantine

With school being closed, students are forced to work with what they have.
Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter May 7, 2020

Extracurricular activities often provide a safe place for many students that supply students with an inclusive environment and a family they can turn to. With the coronavirus outbreak and the sudden closings...

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