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The persecution of Christians in Iraq

Elena Correa, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

When asked how long Christians have been persecuted, Tamara Zúñiga-Brown replied simply: “Millennia”. And she was correct; Christians have experienced religious persecution since the B.C. era. In our world today, however, Christ...

Workers under 16 deserve minimum wage

Jane Gawecki, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

It is common knowledge that, once a worker turns sixteen, they must be paid minimum wage, which, in 2019, is nine dollars per hour. However, on the account of national law, this is a complete misconception.    On October...

New Club at Central

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

Beats by Central is a new club at Central this year. The club aims to give kids who participate an opportunity to learn about different forms of music, that are now the typical kinds found in school. Club founder Brenden Smith...

Summer program in Yellowstone

Livia Ziskey, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

Senior Bethy Hernandez is an admirer of all things nature. She has been attending national parks with her family for many years. When the opportunity to take part in the Youth Conservation Corps summer program, she appli...

IB students work with EL students to learn languages

Malcolm Durfee O'Brien, editor-in-chief

December 13, 2019

International Baccalaureate Spanish classes and English Learners began a new joint project between their classes to help students get better acquainted with the languages they are attempting to learn. The effort, spearheaded b...

New club looking for creative and motivated students

Grace Turner, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

The Creative Change Initiative is one of the newest clubs as Central, offering a way for students to use forms of art in order to inspire social change. The club welcomes artists of any form to participate, whether they specialize in...

Central adds new poetry class, hopes to recruit for poetry slam

Grace Turner, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year has brought a many new classes to Central this year including a new Poetry class. Mrs. Michelle Sueck is the teacher of this class along with the coach of the Louder Than a Bomb Slam Poetry club. The...

Election Day Off

Heidi Heyden, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

The ideal place to vote is an easily accessible public building to a specific area of people. Schools are one of the more common places for a person to vote. In fact, Omaha Public Schools offers 20 schools to be used as voting pla...

Starting Wages at Common Teenage Jobs

Heidi Heyden, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

Starting a new job can be an exciting time for teenagers, especially if it is their first job. Having the opportunity to make hard-earned money benefits them and allows them to use their income at their own will. For many, gettin...

Central High senior signs with The University of St. Thomas for womens soccer

Stella Ehrhart, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Elle Shaneyfelt is a senior who plays girls' soccer. She recently signed with The University of St. Thomas for the sport. Shaneyfelt has been playing the sport since she was only six years old and says that she continues to love...

Emergancy procedures

Stella Ehrhart, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Now that winter season has hit Omaha, the snow and storms are bound to set in. With the weather comes practically everyone’s favorite... snow days! Or, at least late starts.   “We know every minute of instruction matters, so if we can welcome students for most of the school day while allowing extra time for travel to an...

Heartland Hope Mission aims to help working poor through holiday season

Emma Whaley, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2019

The Heartland Hope Mission has been serving the Omaha community with free food, hygiene items and clothing for 16 years. The South Omaha pantry seeks to help the working poor through the holiday season, a time that can be very fi...

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