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Information on upcoming Costa Rica trip

Lucy Forster

September 19, 2014

Science teachers Cathy Laurencig and Chris Lane will be taking a group of students to Costa Rica in the summer of 2015 from June 18-26. The trip is for biology and environmental systems, but any interested student may go. While...

France Trip Recap

Madison Jaqua

September 18, 2014

BY: MADISON JAQUA  This summer, french teacher Rachel Flachs took nine students on a class trip to France. The group departed from the Detroit airport on June 17 for a nine day trip, filled with many cultural outings. “E...

Skyward Portal and iOS 8

Nico Schuen

September 16, 2014

This week two big technological items are making their appearances: the Skyward Portal for students and parents and iOS 8 for all Apple users. The Skyward Portal is the new replacement for the old Parent Internet Viewer (PIV)....

Ice Bucket Challenge

Jared Lutz

September 3, 2014

BY: JARED LUTZ (Sports Editor) The Portage Central Administration and Support Staff participated in the ALS Ice Bucket challenge, to raise awareness and money for ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. Since the inception of...

Relay For Life


June 3, 2014

Relay for Life was held from may 31st at 10am to June 1st at 10am. In which four teams from Portage Central Participated in raising over $1000 to help find a cure for cancer. This event included a 24 hour walk, scavenger hunts wa...

Abbie Simonds-hit By Car


June 3, 2014

Authority figures spend a great deal of time drilling the idea of traffic safety into children’s heads. Teens are reminded to always pay attention while driving. These safety tips are life-long lessons for keeping yourself and...

The End of Popcorn Wednesdays


June 3, 2014

“Popcorn Wednesdays” have been a tradition for the past few years. But, with new health requirements being set for schools due to pushes by Michelle Obama to make the country a healthier place, Popcorn Wednesdays might be...

New Student Council Representatives


June 3, 2014

Eight new student representatives have joined Student Council, replacing the old representatives who were on Student Council last year, but were not re-elected. For next year’s sophomore class, the new representatives are Jack...

Spain Trip For 2015


June 3, 2014

All current freshmen, sophomores and juniors who are enrolled in a Spanish class next year have the opportunity to visit Spain through the Worldstrides International Discover Program. Students will leave for Madrid at the tentative...

Accident Halts Monday’s Ambassador Meeting


November 20, 2013

Despite what some students are saying, the Student Ambassador meeting scheduled for  Monday has not been cancelled because of Senior Skip Day. Instead, the meeting has been postponed because a traumatic car accident has prevented Ke...

Excessive phone use leads to teacher crackdown


November 20, 2013

At the start of the second marking period, teachers began cracking down on students they thought were taking excessive liberties with their cell phones. Many students are saying their teachers are more strictly enforcing the el...

Last weekend to catch ‘The Good Doctor’


November 14, 2013

With only two more performances, this year’s fall play, “The Good Doctor,” directed by Laura Huff is coming to an end. The last chances to see the show are on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. Sophomore Leah Alburtu...

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