Students gather around a fire pit at the senior bonfire. Seniors were encouraged to dance, play games, make smores and hang out with friends at the gathering.

Thoughts on senior bonfire

Mia Behringer October 19, 2021

Despite all that the seniors have missed over the past three school years, Student Council is still working to give us some of the traditions that almost every other senior class has been given. The Senior...

Students sit in one of the new tardy rooms as they are late for class. Students late for class will either report to lower student where they will be directed to the appropriate location.

Administration enforces new tardy policy

Max Edmondson October 4, 2021

For years students were sent to the tardy room, B118, when late to class, scanning their ID and sitting there for the rest of the period. That was up until last year's hybrid learning.  At the beginning...

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...

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...

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...

Harry and Izzys is located down the street from the The Fashion Mall at Keystone. They serve a wide variety of American food including steak and mashed potatoes.

Harry and Izzy’s pleases food critic

Kevin Courtney September 3, 2021

 Fine dining is not something I'm very fond of. The food is relatively expensive, and you have to dress up for the occasion. Sometimes you even have to set up a reservation a week in advance. Harry and...

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...

When students arrive to school late and unexcused they have to scan their ID and will be marked as that status in the system.

Tardy policy displeases students

Kevin Courtney August 23, 2021

A new tardy policy has been implemented at North Central, and many have mixed opinions on the issue. The policy has abolished the tardy room entirely, which allowed students to learn even if they were...

Construction takes over the auditorium. The auditorium has been blocked off until further notice.

Construction tampers students’ routes

Mia Behringer August 19, 2021

As any North Central student knows, the closure of upper and lower D and K halls has significantly affected a typical day at school. The hallway has been transformed into a private pathway for construction...

The Prom king and queen of 2019 pose in front of the Prom sign. The 2020 and 2021 Proms were both cancelled due to COVID-19.

Parents’ effort to provide Prom alternative commendable

Mia Behringer, Reporter April 22, 2021

On May 8 students will have their first opportunity at a school dance in over a year. Although the event is not run or sponsored by the district, the dance is for NC juniors.  The last dance that students ...

The Blue Sushi Sake Grill is located in the Ironworks building near NC. They serve a wide variety of sushi, as well as many other seafood platters.

Blue Sushi Sake Grill hits it out of the park

Kevin Courtney, Reporter April 20, 2021

Sushi is a unique food in western culture. You either love sushi or hate it; there is no in between. I personally like the taste. However, some of my friends despise the food.  Sushi is also a very...

School has dropped the ball on many events

Mia Behringer, Reporter April 7, 2021

The administration and staff  had to keep in mind the safety of all staff and students when returning to school this past fall. The difficulties of scheduling, social distancing, ever-changing guidelines...

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