The top five energizing drinks

Heidi Heyden, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

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With the end of the year creeping up faster than one would expect, it is important to be on top of school work. Unfortunately, this means that not every night would provide us with a good night's sleep. This could lead to a lack...

Local artist paints with puzzle pieces

Kaitlyn Engel, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

Filed under arts & style, features

When Omaha comes up in conversation, it is rarely for the arts. Despite its lack of publicity, Omaha has spectacular artists that are rarely appreciated. One such artist is Dar Vande Voort. Vande Voort has worked as a painter...

Overseas profit, franchise fans reasons for constant movie remakes

Emma Whaley, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

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It seems to be a trend in the cinema these days.  From Jurassic Park to Star Wars, older movies are getting updates and new additions. Some might call this a lack of creativity on the writers' part. Still others may embrace these...

COMMTING TO A COLLEGE AS A JUNIOR

Lizbeth Hermosillo-Najar, staff writer

April 5, 2018

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It's no secret that junior year is overwhelming with the ACT, maintaining good grades and looking into colleges, the whole process can be very difficult. Junior year is the most important year out of the four years so making the...

New teacher enjoys teaching English Language Learner students and science classes

Grace Turner, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018

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After working as a teacher in other states and serving in the military for several years, science teacher Joyelle Anderson started working at Central. Anderson started at Central after winter break and is teaching physical science...

2018 to be a strong year for new films

Kaitlyn Engel, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Filed under arts & style, features, reviews

Last year, moviegoers were blessed with a range of spectacular movies, from stunning sequels to captivating dramas, with only a couple true flops. Luckily, the movies appearing in 2018 are set to dazzle audiences. Dramas Galore Like last year,...

Top 5 shows to binge watch on snow days

Emma Whaley, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine -  This cop comedy can make the most bored teenager smile. The style of humor is such that it's nearly stupid in a way only comparable to Saturday Night Live. Following NYPD detective Jake Peralta (...

Bandwagons Can Enjoy Star Wars, Too!

Heidi Heyden, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

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About a weekend before Winter Break, I went to go see the newest Star Wars film: The Last Jedi, in 3D. There was thrill, there was drama, there was even a bit of romance. It was what every Star Wars junkie would want to see. It...

Summer Opportunity Arises for Students to Explore Europe

Heidi Heyden, Staff Writer

December 22, 2017

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"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page"- Saint Augustine Throughout the multitude of foreign language classes offered at Central, the number of cultural learning experiences seem endless. Along with...

Introduction of Microsoft Edge Set to Assist Students in New Ways

Heidi Heyden, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017

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Microsoft Edge is the newest internet browser introduced along with Windows 10. According to microsoft.com, the battery life of a computer using Microsoft Edge lasts 77% longer than Firefox and 35% longer than Google Chrome. The...

Library program for teens on second year

Sydney Prescott, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

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Dale Clark Library is hosting a program called Teen Food and Fun, which occurs every other Friday from 3:30 to 4:30. During the program, teens aged 11-18 eat a free snack, do a fun activity, and then all teens there vote on the...

Junior drama club member performs in A Christmas Carol

Emma Whaley, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

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Those who celebrate Christmas and enjoy the theatre may recall going to the Omaha Community Playhouse to watch A Christmas Carol once a year. It appears to be a tradition among many Omahans. The production of A Christmas Carol...

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