HC English teacher soon to be published author


by: Sue Grady Angelique Burrell, Hinsdale Central English teacher and award-winning Solstice Literary Magazine advisor, is about to be a published author of a young adult novel. Writing since her teens, she has dabbled in…

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HC teacher, administrator receives award for excellence


This spring, the Illinois Athletic Directors Association honored Kelly Watson with the Assistant Athletic Director of the Year award. Watson has been the assistant athletic director at Hinsdale Central for 12 years.  Dan Jones, HC…

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Central Spanish teachers share expertise at conference


Christian Brodell and Sally Belter presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Virtual 2021 Fall Conference.  Their presentation “Creating Courageous Classrooms” focused on the invaluable role of creating meaningful relationships with students…

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Laura Milas, Central art teacher, represents art educators on the ISBE Illinois Professional Educator Competencies (IPEC)


Milas was selected as one of only three art educators in the state to serve in this capacity. In summer 2019, the ISBE began a multi-phased process to examine teaching and teacher preparation standards, best…

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American Psychological Association publishes Emily Polacek, South social studies teacher


Polacek created an interactive lesson that helps facilitate understanding and mastery of APA citation style, a crucial skill for students as they research and write. This innovative and creative lesson is scaffolded, easily integrated into…

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