Student of the Week: Jimmy Fitzgerald

Jimmy Fitzgerald is a talented student-athlete that goes to Centennial high school.  Fitzgerald is the quarterback for the Centennial varsity football team and is a standout player.  Not only does he dedicate his time to football and academics, but also is involved in choir and NHS.  Jimmy’s hard work and effort that brought him success is one of the many reasons why he was chosen for this week’s Student of the Week.

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Interact Hosts Haunted High at Centennial

The Interact Club at Centennial High School put on a haunted house at the high school called Haunted High, Sunday October 27th. It was there third annual haunted house and the theme this year was “Haunted Carnival”. From 4:30-5 p.m. the lights were on and it was less scary for the younger children. But everything got into full effect and the real screams started from 5-8 p.m.

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Celebrating the French Language

French Honor Society is a merit based organization for sharing and spreading the love of the language. Members must maintain an A average in order to qualify. French Honor Society holds a meeting once a month on a Friday morning. Members discuss French culture, history, and the beauty of the language while enjoying croissants and beverages. This year, we will be participating in French week, which is the week of November 4th, along with others that will come later in the year.

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Gay Straight Alliance Works to Make Centennial Safe for All Students

Did you know that October is considered LGBT History Month? Most people are not aware of this, but there are a group of students at Centennial that are trying to help create awareness by participating in a club named the GSA. GSA stands for Gay Straight Alliance which is a club at Centennial that believes and supports equal rights for everybody. Their main goal is to provide a social opportunity for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and their allies.) Therefore, the GSA strives to create a safe school environment for everybody and to educate people on equal rights.

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Best Halloween Costumes from TV Comedies

Whenever one thinks of Halloween, one’s thoughts are not immediately drawn to comedy. As the holiday approaches, one desperately seeks for a clever costume presumably from a source that has a closer connection to Halloween. However, many of the greatest costume ideas can be inspired by television shows that are written to make people laugh. These shows typically have an episode dedicated to Halloween, and in those special episodes the viewer is often presented with costumes that strike a reaction. Here are some of the best costumes exhibited by characters in television comedies.  Continue reading Best Halloween Costumes from TV Comedies

Nick Offerman’s American Ham Tour Delights Champaign

As patrons filed into the Foellinger Great Hall at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on the chilly evening of October 26, there was a sense of anticipation in the air. Ushers handed out programs and mustaches for the incoming audience, and when everyone sat down in the comfortable chairs, there was great speculation of what the evening with Nick Offerman, Parks and Recreation‘s hilarious Ron Swanson, would consist of.  Continue reading Nick Offerman’s American Ham Tour Delights Champaign