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Portage District Library offering summer volunteering opportunities

Ben Miller

May 30, 2017

     Summer is a time to relax and de-stress from the hectic school year. Summer, however, is also an excellent time to volunteer and contribute to the Portage community. Many of us work at restaurants and local parks, ...

New protocol emerges for students who order lunch from local establishments

Brianna Martinez, Student Life Editor

May 17, 2017

Ordering food from local restaurants has become a popular alternative during lunchtimes, with the most common being Jimmy John’s sandwiches. Due to  recent issues with students not paying for their food ahead of time and causi...

Wellness Fair draws hundreds to Media Center

Bridget Doyle, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017

The wellness fair was put together by our school. It is a reminder that despite the fact school is almost over, it is still important to watch our health. The fair had many businesses come and participate such as Aligned Care...

Netflix original ’13 Reasons Why’ causes controversy among parents and teachers

Samhita Sunkara, News Editor

May 12, 2017

“13 Reasons Why,” a Netflix series that premiered on March 31, has since conjured mixed reactions among parents and teens. The show follows the book written by Jay Asher in 2007 about a high school girl named Hannah Baker....

Graduation speakers to be announced by Monday

Lucy Forster, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2017

Two graduation speakers will be chosen from a group of 13 auditions by Monday according to senior class adviser Rachele Reidel. A total of 14 seniors, one audition being a pair of speakers, are auditioning to speak at the g...

Engineering Expo shows off student intelligence

James Johnson IV, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Students from the Science Olympiad team hosted a walk-in Engineering Expo Wednesday to display their talents in building and crafting machines that made other students turn their heads. According to librarian Sara Brown, over ...

Students Spread Joy on Day of Kindness

Ashna Mehra, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

The Day of Kindness is a national holiday that will take place on April 28. At Portage Central, this is a day in which people go out of their way to be a little nicer to friends and strangers, whether it’s giving someone a compli...

Chromebook Roll-out Delayed to Start of 2017-2018 School Year

Drew Goretzka, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017

After nearly a one-year delay, the current freshmen are planned to receive their Chromebooks next September, at the start of the new school year. Originally planned to be released within the second semester of this school yea...

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