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

Samhita Sunkara, News Editor

May 12, 2017

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Portage Central looks to revamp campus with Garden and Beautification Day

Hayden Bernardine, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

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The Gardening Club will be hosting the fifth annual PC Garden and Beautification Day from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m on Saturday. The event is a chance for all students to prepare the garden for the next growing season and to bea...

Mustangs start up Pingpong Club

Zach Bumgarner, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

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Pingpong fans of Portage Central grab your paddles and head on down to Pingpong Club next Thursday. This new club meets from 3:00-4:30 every Thursday in the auditorium lobby. The club was active in previous years, except for a hiatus last...

Team of three seniors qualifies for DECA Nationals

Brianna Martinez, Student Life Editor

March 21, 2017

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  The DECA Team traveled to Detroit for the State Career Conference the weekend of March 10, and four students received medals as finalists in their event. The team of seniors Andrew Beering, David Street, and Spencer Libb...

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