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School Cafeteria Manager Jennifer McNabb Gives Lunch Food an Upgrade

School Cafeteria Manager Jennifer McNabb Gives Lunch Food an Upgrade

Marshall Sims, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


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High schools may be notorious for having bad school lunch, but Central High's new Cafeteria Manager Jennifer McNabb has taken over  to make school lunch more likeable and accepted among the students and staff. "I run the register every day. I really enjoy talking to all the students," said McNabb. "We...

Central Students Succeed as Delegates of Djibouti, Kazakhstan at Local Model United Nations Conference

Central Students Succeed as Delegates of Djibouti, Kazakhstan at Local Model United Nations Conference

DayOnna Carson, Associate Editor

December 6, 2018


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On November 17-19, nine Central students participated in the Southeastern High School Model United Nations conference hosted at the Chattanooga Convention Center. This rigorous, student-led symposium enabled students to collaborate with others from high school across the region to come up with solutions...

Excessive Tardies Sweep Central High Halls

Excessive Tardies Sweep Central High Halls

Airicka Richardson, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


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Many students at Central High have been late to their classes this year which has caused a problem between administrators and especially teachers. As a result, Principal Finley King has advocated tardy sweeps to make sure everyone is on time to class. Since the sweeps were established, tardies have gone...

Ruriteen Club Organizes Food Drive for Those in Need

Ruriteen Club Organizes Food Drive for Those in Need

Airicka Richardson, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018


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From November 1 through November 14th, Central hosted a school wide food drive to help those in need. The event was sponsored by bookkeeper Donna Rast while the members of the school Ruriteen club helped organize everything. The Ruriteen club strives initiate several service projects for the school and...

Central Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems Classes Win $50,000 Prize

Central Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems Classes Win $50,000 Prize

Cassandra Castillo and Abby Young

November 26, 2018


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After being among 557 other participating teachers, Central High's Mr. Jerry Webb received $50,000 for his mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems classes. The check was honorably presented by Scott Brown, senior manager of Harbor Freight after Webb placed second in the Harbor Freight Tools for...

Local Businesses Enlighten Students on the Fundamentals of the Work Force at Central’s Annual Career Event

Local Businesses Enlighten Students on the Fundamentals of the Work Force at Central’s Annual Career Event

Cassandra Castillo and DayOnna Carson

November 15, 2018


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Central's annual Career Event took place on October 30 this year; this is an event planned by Central's RTI teacher, James Snyder, where he coordinates with several students every year to lead and organize presentations given by business representatives. People who have made great success in their careers...

Megan Sanford Doing Well Following Cancer Treatment

Megan Sanford Doing Well Following Cancer Treatment

Dylan Muccino, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018


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Central's Chemistry teacher, Mrs. Megan Sanford, has recently left the school due to a brain tumor that was discovered near the beginning of the school year. According to Sanford, she felt the need to go the emergency room after noticing that she was losing peripheral vision in her right eye. Additionally,...

Administration Announces This School Year’s Graduation Date

Administration Announces This School Year’s Graduation Date

Dylan Muccino, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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For years, Central High School has traditionally held its graduation on a Saturday. This year, however, the date is officially set to Tuesday, May 14 at 6pm. This has been a topic frequently discussed at Central among the upcoming graduates. There are mixed feelings about the set date, but many senio...

Tennessee Department of Education Increases Amount of Benchmark Tests to Better Curriculum

Tennessee Department of Education Increases Amount of Benchmark Tests to Better Curriculum

Blake Catlett, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


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This year, the Tennessee Department of Education scheduled several more benchmark tests for students. Before students departed for fall break, they were burdened with the final task of benchmark testing. The testing took place from October 1 to October 5. The series of tests were a first at Central;...

Central Students Keep the Campus Clean by Recycling

Central Students Keep the Campus Clean by Recycling

Kiersten Helmholtz, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


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Recycling is seen as an important thing to participate in, especially in schools. Students tend to waste a lot of paper and other recyclables, so implementing bins and collecting them can benefit the school in many ways. This is why everyone, especially students, should know what to recycle. Central t...

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