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Formal Central student starts at home baking business

Formal Central student starts at home baking business

Ella Novak

October 22, 2020

Over quarantine, 2019 Omaha South High School graduate Xitlaly Valdez decided that she would turn her longtime interest in baking into an at-home small business.     On Aug. 22 of this year, Valdez started her at-home baking business called Estrella’s sweets where she makes all sorts of desserts. “I basically make ev...

Drama department prepares for November virtual play

Ella Novak

October 22, 2020

The pandemic has been the cause for many changes to the way that things have been done recently, and one of these things is Central’s fall play. This year, Central’s theater program will virtually perform the play "7 Ways to Say I love You" by Adam Szymkowicz.    "7 Ways to Say I Love You" is a co...

What it was like traveling in a pandemic

Jaden Cheloha, Staff Writer

October 20, 2020

My sister is immunocompromised. Basically, this means she’s a lot more susceptible to diseases and illnesses than the average person. So, when she decided she wanted to move to college now instead of attending online classes from home, it meant we would have to find a mode of transportation safer th...

Cajun restaurant finds way to survive pandemic

Cajun restaurant finds way to survive pandemic

Shyla Youngs, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

Dan O’Brien, owner of one of Omaha’s local restaurants Acadian Grille opened his first location June 29, 2018. He opened his second location Sept. 16, 2019 only months before the pandemic.     O’Brien is currently open for business, but it hasn’t been without its st...

Central choir’s plans to safely resume in person classes

Ella Novak

October 18, 2020

With students returning to class in person, the Central choir classes have had to make many changes. Sara Cowan is one of the choir teachers at Central who teaches several of these choirs. She has been working on making the experience safe for her choir students by following specific guidelines as well...

COVID-19 increases participation in outdoor activities

Makenna Anderson, Staff Writer

October 18, 2020

This year, indoor gatherings have been highly discouraged with the corona virus. Due to the increased risk of getting the virus indoors, many people looked to outdoor activities to get moving. New data from outdoorindustry.org states “Americans took up new activities in significant numbers in April,...

Holding a homecoming can be a fun and safe activity for students to partake in if done correctly

Grace Ridgley, Staff Writer

October 16, 2020

The pandemic that hit 2020 took many events from students. This includes graduation, in-person classes, traveling, and even school dances. While it is important to stay safe and healthy during these precarious times, it is also necessary to keep mental health intact. For many high schoolers across America,...

Teaching Science Remote

Conor Harley, Staff Writer

October 16, 2020

The concept of e-learning is generally new to everyone because of the impact of the Coronavirus on education. Many classes have become much harder to teach as a result of e-learning, and science classes are most certainly affected by this. Teaching a science class remotely presents a new set of chal...

Cartoonist opens up about passion for art

Livia Ziskey, Co-Editor

October 15, 2020

Cartoons can be found in publications across the globe and add a sophisticated touch to any newspaper. Without talented artists, many of these entertaining drawings would not exist. Jeff Koterba is an editorial cartoonist, who has resided and worked in Omaha for many years. Koterba drew cartoons for...

Rose Theater interns perform virtual improv show

Rose Theater interns perform virtual improv show

Daisy Friedman, Editor in Chief

October 13, 2020

At the end of September, The Rose Theater had their annual Teens ‘N’ Theatre production of Playscape. Senior Hanaa Tatby is an intern at The Rose and an ensemble member of Playscape this year. She says it’s a long form improv show that is created uniquely each night from the audience’s...

Finding Omaha’s best bubble tea

Matcha milk tea and Peach fruit tea from Yumchaa

Cecilia Zahm, Staff Writer

October 12, 2020

Omaha has wholeheartedly embraced bubble tea, with several different shops around the city specializing in the drink. I wanted to find out which tea places in Omaha lived up to the hype, so here’s what I found… 

Top 5 trails to hike in Omaha

Top 5 trails to hike in Omaha

Mackenzie Coughlin, Staff Writer

October 12, 2020

Big Papio Trail  First on the list is Big Papio Trail which spans across a large portion of Omaha. Extending from Hefflinger Park in Northwest Omaha all the way to Seymour Smith Park in Ralston, this trail is 9.88 miles long. It is perfect for bike riding due to its flat, concrete surface and city...

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