The Champaign Central Chronicle

Issue #9 - May 20, 2022

AAPI Authors

Sarah Kim

A few years ago when I used to browse the children’s section of the library, I was not able to find many books with main characters who looked like me. It didn’t bother me much at the time, but as I’ve grown older and seen the debut of so many Asian-American authors, I realize how much I’ve missed out on.

A Night In An Enchanted Forest: Central Prom

Samaira Sandil

Champaign Central High School’s 22-23 junior and senior prom was set in A Night In An Enchanted Forest on May 7th at I-Hotel in Champaign from 7 to 11 pm. Tickets were sold in Seely Hall on four dates after school on April 21, 22, 28, and 29 for $50, as notified on the Daily Announcements and posters around the school.

Senior Quotes

Stormi Cook

The school year is coming to an end and as it happens every year, our seniors will be leaving Central Highschool to start their future lives. As exciting as it is, it is very sad to see these seniors go. That’s why the Chronicle has decided to launch a Senior Section in order to honor our seniors and give them a proper goodbye! This article in particular will feature some favorite quotes and advice from the students we’ve done in the past, and seniors that we haven’t. Introducing: Senior Quotes.

Athlete Spotlight: Kyle Johnson

Daniel Herzog

It was just past 3 PM on Wednesday, April 27th, 2022, in Central’s Combes gym, when Senior forward Kyle Johnson signed his National Letter of Intent to play soccer for Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. Johnson was accompanied by fellow seniors Lainey Somers, Bri Beckler, and Claudia Larrison who were also signing, as well as an audience full of friends, coaches, and teammates.

Best Dressed: Central Prom

Samaira Sandil and Lucia Moss

Here are some of our favorite looks at the 2022 Central Prom.

Celebrating Mothers of Central Students

Kimmy Carroll

In the month of May, we celebrate our mothers and appreciate everything that they've done for us. Mothers are a huge part of our lives and May 8th is the day to show our unconditional love and affection to the lady that has given us love and support throughout our lifetime. I've decided to ask a couple of my peers to share any memorable moments with their mother and some of their favorite things about them.