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Student Council hosts ‘retro’ shirt sale

Bryan Cassem, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

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Student Council is selling shirts from past events and class shirts from previous years as part of a ‘retro’ sale. All the money earned at the sale will go towards funding for Student Council. The Student Council spontaneously came up w...

Principal’s post-election message calms students, staff

Paige Berry, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016

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Wednesday was not a typical day of school for many at Portage Central. Just hours before school started at 7:45 a.m., Republican candidate Donald Trump had been announced the winner of the Presidential election. Before the b...

Breadlift to take place on Nov. 19

November 10, 2016

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Breadlift will take place on Nov. 19. Breadlift is an annual event that helps raise money for the March of Dimes. The March of Dimes works to fund research that benefits infants who were born prematurely or with birth defects. ...

Montage begins planning for upcoming issue

Isabella Wilson, Entertainment Editor

November 3, 2016

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The designing of this year’s literary magazine, Montage, begins now! Montage is a school wide magazine full of art and creative works by students. The publication features work from any student grades 9-12 who wish to be inv...

Mock Election to take place Nov. 3

Brianna Martinez, Student Life Editor

October 31, 2016

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With the presidential election scheduled to take place in less than two weeks, Portage Central teachers are making sure that students here have a voice, too. Thursday, Nov. 3 after school, a teacher-run mock presidential election will t...

Arts, Crafts and Gifts Show returns Nov. 5

Bryan Cassem, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016

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The Arts, Crafts and Gifts Show is an event that has now become a tradition for Mustangs, and this year it will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the school from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities Director Nikki Smith can answer any questions about ...

Congressional candidates visiting Portage Central

Ben Miller, Opinion Editor

October 20, 2016

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The political world is coming to Portage Central. Starting Friday and over the next week, students will be given the opportunity to interact with and ask questions of the candidates for the 6th Congressional district - which includes...

Michigan State Board of Education passes LGBTQ guidelines

Paige Berry, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016

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On Sept. 14, Michigan’s State Board of Education passed a set of new guidelines for every Michigan school to follow that provides protection for LGBTQ students. Many educators, health professionals, mental health professional...

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