TikTok trend takes over school

TikTok trend takes over school

Janie Akers September 22, 2021

Recently, a new TikTok trend has surfaced where students all over the country are stealing items from their schools, referring to them as “devious licks”. I have seen these videos myself. Kids have...

Melton plays the lead role in a musical. Melton is used to singing and dancing on stage, which helps her prepare for different roles.

Student reflects on theater career

Gus Osborn September 22, 2021

Rehearsals for the fall musical “Mamma Mia!” have begun as auditions have come to a close. The actors and musicians in the production will be practicing from the week of Sept 20, 2021 until the premiere...

Student section cheers on the football team from the stands.  Each football game has a different theme for students to come dressed up as.

The significance of the student section

Israel Darring September 21, 2021

When playing a sport, an important part of a team's success is the people who are there to support them. Student sections might be the biggest supporters there are. Seeing a big part of your student body...

Students sit underneath the goalpost dressed in their jerseys. The student section theme that game was jerseys, so many students stayed in their jersey spirit wear from the earlier event.

Homecoming disappoints many

Mia Behringer September 20, 2021

On September 10, the first homecoming dance on the football field took place. Leaving the class of 2022 and 2023 as the only classes currently enrolled who have seen a traditional homecoming.  My freshman...

Many classrooms at North Central have no windows. Students feel that when a classroom has windows it provides a better learning environment.

Natural light improves cognition

Johnny Marshall September 10, 2021

Recently a survey was conducted with 44 students at North Central about how windows might correlate with energy, focus and optimism levels by the end of the school day. Students answered questions on a...

Posters with information about how to contact the harassment and bullying tip line are hung up around the school.

Anonymous tip line takes action

Grace Green September 8, 2021

For many years students and staff have been accused of bullying, harassment and discrimination. Including the recent public notice from a former teacher license being revoked due to sexual harassment accusations.  The...

TJ McWilliams has multiple division one offers. He lines up against Fishers ready to receive the ball.

Recruiting begins for athletes

Israel Darring September 7, 2021

September 1 is an important day for athletes in high school. It is the day colleges can officially reach out and start recruiting players to play at their schools. To some people, it is the most exciting...

Students wait to go through the lunch line every day. There are many different options in the cafeteria to choose from, though many still complain about the food.

Students share negative opinions of lunch

Max Edmondson September 3, 2021

The school lunch at North Central has changed since the pandemic put a halt to in person schooling last year. The food used to be decent, nothing special, but not very good.  There were originally...

One of the large fights gets shared on the news. Fights have become more common on campus and administration is doing all they can to shut them down.

School year starts with several fights

Mia Behringer September 3, 2021

The return of in-person learning brought the return of student fights. With almost 4,000 kids enrolled, it is no surprise that there are disagreements every once in a while, some of which turn physical....

Gavin Washam films a commercial during his six month stay in China. Washam had the opportunity to experience Chinese culture.

Student reflects on time in China

Nate Kileen August 31, 2021

Junior Gavin Washam has an experience many will never have, living in China for a year. In 2013, Washam, his parents and his six-year-old sister moved to Shanghai, China for his father’s job. His father...

The 2020 Homecoming court waits to be escorted at the football game the night before the dance. The top five Homecoming king and queen nominees voted by students are chosen to represent NC on Homecoming court.

COVID-19 causes Homecoming changes

Grace Green August 30, 2021

North Central's annual Homecoming dance did not happen in 2020 due to COVID-19. Students were disappointed, and expected the dance to be back to normal this year. However, with the COVID-19 delta...

New zero policy takes over

New zero policy takes over

Jane Akers August 25, 2021

Anyone involved with NC, whether they be a student, parent or staff member, knows that this year has brought many changes. Between new social and academic policies, construction and the ongoing COVID-19...

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