Is Perception Reality?

October 6, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Perception is how we perceive other people, situations, and things. Perception is important to many people because many of us want to be perceived as something depending on our situations. For example, when attending a job interview,...

Can We Learn Better?

Grace Irio Ogbe, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

In the past few years, homeschooling has increased immensely in the United States. Before the 19th century, homeschooling was not as prominent when it first emerged in the 1980s. John Holt proposed the concept of homeschooling...

How To Stop Letting Bullies Into Your Head

Grace Irio Ogbe, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016

Filed under Classroom Highlights, Opinion

Whenever someone thinks of the general idea of school, there are usually a few things that come to their head. Those general ideas are learning, note taking, tests, and waking up early. However, school is also prominent in the...

Experiencing History

Chidera Onyeizeh, Editor In Chief

March 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

This summer in June 26, 2015 the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage in any of the 50 states of USA. This day is important because gay people have been fighting against the prejudice towards them. This day changes many lives...

What’s in the Stars for the Stars

Aaron Bell, Centurion Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life

What separates us, Rich South, from being a state renowned academic high school such as Whitney Young, Lincoln Park, or New Trier? Can Rich South really reach the status of being one of the best high schools in the state? Can...

Mr. McGrone: The Change that Rich South Needs

Aaron Bell, Centurion Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life

Rich South’s newest principal, Mr. McGrone, has exponentially helped to transform the school into being a prodigious institution. He has made huge leaps and bounds at the school by making the school safer, more academically...

Dunk Contest, Anyone???

Aaron Bell, Centurion Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Sports, Student Life

Rich South boasts some of the best basketball talent in all of district 227. Time and time again, we have proven that when it comes to basketball, we are second to none. In addition to having a fantastic basketball program, we...

Struggles of an African Teen versus Their American Counterpart

Chidera Onyeizeh, Centurion Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Stated by my dad, "So you are wearing your cap backwards in the direction your life will head towards!? Ah beg, before I slap you, turn your life around!"I understand reading that, you can't understand how can a cap or what e...

Censorship – A Blessing or a Curse?

Aaron Bell, Centurion Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

Filed under News, Opinion

The Internet; for some, it is the source of much of their knowledge, be it consequential or trivial. For some, it is the source of entertainment. Undoubtedly, the internet has several practical and helpful uses for everyone. What...

Life in a Nigerian Boarding School

Rebecca Dagba, Centurion Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

When I lived in Nigeria, my parents sent me to a boarding school. Being a boarding student was one of the worst things that has ever happened to me. At first I was very happy to be away from home, with all of the food and so many...

Is School Safe

Chidera Onyeizeh, Staff Writer

December 19, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Have you ever asked yourself is school safe? Have you ever felt threatened or unsafe in school? What do you do or what does your school do about it? Many schools have problems like drug issues, fighting, guns, and gang related...

Showtime Corner

Nicole Dixon, Staff Writer

December 19, 2014

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Opinion, Student Life, Uncategorized

On Thursday October 23rd, 2014, a group of students were able to take a field trip after school to see a play. The play was called Sweeny Todd and it was located in Downtown Chicago at Stage 773. Sweeny Todd is about a murderous...

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