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Rescheduled AP Tests to be Taken Online and at Home

Rescheduled AP Tests to be Taken Online and at Home

Bailey Brantingham and DayOnna Carson

April 1, 2020

Recently, a drastic and rushed change was announced that sent many Advanced Placement (AP) students around the country into a panic. In late March, it was revealed that the 2019-2020 AP exams would be taken on computers from the students' homes instead of being taken as a written test at schools. This...

Principal Iannarone Provides General Information for Students While Learning From Home

Principal Iannarone Provides General Information for Students While Learning From Home

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer

March 29, 2020

During the trying times of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is difficult to adjust to new circumstances. Students and families may be struggling keeping up with information about school while learning from home. At Central, the staff is trying their best to stay in contact with families and keep them updated....

Prom, Superintendent’s Banquet, and Other Senior Events Postponed

Prom, Superintendent’s Banquet, and Other Senior Events Postponed

Danae Wnuk, Staff Writer

March 26, 2020

Due to the recent pandemic that has put the world on pause, many seniors are worried about how they will end their high school career. Many school events have been postponed, while other events have not, and there is still an air of uncertainty surrounding the situation. “I’m not as devastated as other people a...

Hamilton County Schools Extend Shutdown Date to April 24 and Implement Student Resources

Hamilton County Schools Extend Shutdown Date to April 24 and Implement Student Resources

Bailey Brantingham, Head Staff Writer

March 26, 2020

Recently, the entire country has felt the effect of the chaos originating from the quickly-spreading coronavirus pandemic. Stores have been out of stock, restaurants have closed dine-in services, and many large events have been cancelled. One of the largest groups of people to feel the effects of the...

Theatre II and English Teacher Kelsay Cate Receives Two Grants

Theatre II and English Teacher Kelsay Cate Receives Two Grants

Ashley Coleman, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

The local Alpha Chapter of DKG (Delta Kappa Gamma) collaborated with the Volunteer Electric Company's (VEC) share program and the Hamilton County Department of Education (HCDE) to help assist new teachers. Jill Landtroop, an HCDE specialist, arranges meetings with through program. The topic of the...

Officer Paul Soyster Returns to Central After Recovering from Injury

Officer Paul Soyster Returns to Central After Recovering from Injury

DayOnna Carson, Editor in Chief

March 21, 2020

While students are traveling throughout the school campus each day, it is the Hamilton County Department of Education's main goal to ensure one thing as they obtain an education: student safety. While safety is one of the county's top priorities, unprecedented conditions led to both Central High School and...

Hamilton County’s Shutdown Due to COVID-19 Brings Postponements and Cancellations

Hamilton County’s Shutdown Due to COVID-19 Brings Postponements and Cancellations

Blake Catlett, Assistant Editor

March 15, 2020

Hamilton County recently joined the thousands of school districts across the world temporarily shutting down campuses due to COVID-19 fears. The virus, which started its reign in November of last year, has spread to all continents besides Antarctica, infecting hundreds of thousands. Because of the virus's...

Hamilton County Schools Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Hamilton County Schools Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Cassandra Castillo, Copy Editor

March 13, 2020

The coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, was declared a pandemic on March 11 by the World Health Organization. The first case was detected in Wuhan, China, and has transcended to many European and Asian countries. It was first confirmed in the United States in early January in the state of Washi...

Camp College, at Sewanee University, Strives to Prepare Juniors for College

Camp College, at Sewanee University, Strives to Prepare Juniors for College

Jaheim Williams and DayOnna Carson

March 11, 2020

Senior year is big a transition period for a lot of students and families. It marks the metaphorical bridge from adolescence to adulthood and can be a very intimidating change for most high schoolers, especially those individuals who will be the first in their family to attend college. However, there ...

Reuben Justice, Among First African American Central Graduates, Speaks to History Classes

Reuben Justice, Among First African American Central Graduates, Speaks to History Classes

Sarah Katheron Latham, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Central's classes have taken efforts this February to celebrate and honor black history month; art classes have experienced the history of African American face jugs, and history classes have had the opportunity to hear the experiences of one of the first African Americans to graduate from Central Hig...

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