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Hey, Hay Hay!: ‘Breaking’ Down the Start to my Senior Year

UNFORTUNATE START --  Collision on the soccer field leads to unlucky start of the year.

Haylee Smith, Columnist

August 28, 2017

Senior year, the year every student looks forward to. The year we are released from public school and launched into adulthood. From the last first day, to the stress of getting college applications filled out, there is a lot of planning involved that requires complete focus. Walking into Central the...

But Seriously: Thank You, Central

COLUMNIST, JARED EDDY, SAYS GOODBYE -- Eddy along with fellow seniors, Copy Editor Shelby Campbell and Editor-in-Chief Savannah Smith, celebrate their final year of high school.

Jared Eddy, Columnist

May 12, 2017

Over the past four years at Central High School I have met some wonderful individuals and enjoyed the ups and downs here at my home. Becoming a Pounder at first was very hard for me, moving to a school and town where I did not know anyone or even know the area well. The community here at Central was...

But Seriously: Why the Flu?

BUT SERIOUSLY: WHY THE FLU-- Senior D'Andre Anderson is suffering from cold and flu symptoms.

Jared Eddy, Columnist

February 22, 2017

As many have noticed over the past several weeks, the flu is going around. It has been so widespread, Hamilton County and other surrounding counties closed school February 10th because of the amount of absences in schools that week. Despite many schools having many students absent, Central only had about...

But Seriously: Will You Be My Valentine?

BUT SERIOUSLY: WILL YOU BE MY VALENTINE? -- Columnist Jared Eddy stands as Seniors Miranda Lillard and Skyler Turner share a moment on Valentine's Day!

Jared Eddy, Columnist

February 14, 2017

Happy Valentine's Day! Before we dive into what Valentine's Day is, let us take a look at the history.  In 496 A.D., Pope Gelasius designated Feb. 14 as “Saint Valentine’s Day.” It was a day dedicated for Saint Valentine, who was killed on February 14th 269 A.D. In the late 1300s, a famous ...

But Seriously: When Can We Pray?

BUT SERIOUSLY:  WHEN CAN WE PRAY? -- Football players from Central and East Ridge players pray over an injured Central  athlete.

Jared Eddy, Columnist

February 8, 2017

Over the month, Central High School has made local headlines. First, the track team was sidelined by the County Commission, then students started fundraising to get a new track. Now,  a complaint has been made concerning Central which has put Central in a bad light. The complaint questions school prayer. On September 6, 2016,  football players from both Central and East Ridge prayed on the field...

But Seriously: What’s With All The Speed Bumps?

SPEED BUMPS EVERYWHERE -- Columnist Jared Eddy stands next to new speed bump at Central High.

Jared Eddy, Columnist

January 10, 2017

With the new year in full swing, some new additions to Central were added over the holiday break and surprised many. A total of 25 speed bumps have been added to the Central High School campus after Central principal, Finley King, requested Hamilton County to install them. Over the past few days...

But Seriously: Senior Night Memorable for Many Reasons

At halftime, the senior football players were honored. Before the game,the senior band members and cheerleaders were honored--SENIOR NIGHT

Jared Eddy, Columnist

October 31, 2016

Last Friday was Central's Senior Night, where the school honors the students that are in the 12th grade who participate in either football, cheerleading, or band. This is the last home game for the seniors and it was great game. The Pounders won 37-0 against Sequoyah High School and clinched a berth...

Picture Day: Total Success or Total Failure?

SMILE FOR THE PICTURE -- Students get all nice and pretty for their perfect shot in the yearbook.

Jared Eddy, Columnist

September 15, 2016

Every year, students are collected out of their English classes and placed in front a camera, grey background behind them, and a forced smile plastered on their faces. Picture day was September 13, 2016 and grades 9th through 11th took pictures for the yearbook. As for the seniors, they are scrambling...

But Seriously…: A Quick Chat About Snapchat

STOP! SELFIE TIME! -- Chantena Bates takes a quick snap with Jared Eddy

Jared Eddy, Columnist

September 12, 2016

"It is just a great place to look for a laugh or entertainment. I also feel more connected to my friends than ever." -- D'Andre Anderson, senior

Getting Down in Dirty Cars

THE DIRTY CAR -- Thanks Alex Padavanna for letting me photograph your grotesque vehicle. Also guest starring Blake Williams and Eli Garner!

Jared Eddy, Columnist

August 26, 2016

Do you smell that? Oh, that is just my car. You have probably heard this excuse before, maybe from a friend, cousin, or even your mom. Everyone has a different standard when it comes to a "dirty" car. Some people would a consider a car with one piece of trash disgusting, and others would argue...

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