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Tzvi Strauss Takes to the Sky to Pursue His Dreams

Tzvi Strauss Takes to the Sky to Pursue His Dreams

Bailey Brantingham, Head Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

While many start to pursue their dreams after high school, some are eager to start as soon as possible. One example of an ambitious person is one of Central's very own: Junior Tzvi Strauss. Strauss began his dream career of becoming a pilot in 2018. Earlier on in his life, Strauss made a few bad decisions,...

Senior Class of 2020 Strives To Raise Graduation Rate

Senior Class of 2020 Strives To Raise Graduation Rate

Bailey Brantingham, Head Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Many schools in Hamilton County have excellent graduation rates and statistics. Unfortunately, Central High School was falling behind on Hamilton County's recent list of graduation rates. Central came out of the 2018-2019 school year with a graduation rate of 83.2%, the third lowest graduation rate...

The History of Stan the Pounder Man

The History of Stan the Pounder Man

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

When it comes to school spirit, many Central students are quick to paint their faces, yell out chants, and support their peers on game day. However, one important player on the team is often overlooked and taken for granted. This teammate is the one and only Stan the Pounder Man, Central's mascot. A...

Gallery: College Week 2019

Gallery: College Week 2019

Sarah Katheron Latham, staff writer

September 25, 2019

Teachers Focus on Communication as Open House Doubles as Senior Night

Teachers Focus on Communication as Open House Doubles as Senior Night

Sarah Katheron Latham, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Central High School's Open House began at 6 o'clock for students and parents on September 12. The night commenced with a performance by the Central Voices, directed by choir teacher Katheron Latham. They sang "Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing" originally recorded by Stevie Wonder, and "A Million Dreams"...

Central’s Newly Built Track Promises Years of Continued Success

Central’s Newly Built Track Promises Years of Continued Success

Morgan Snyder, Columnist

September 18, 2019

Central started construction on the new track last fall, and it was recently finished about one month ago. Though it is a work in progress, the track is coming along slowly but surely. Many students are curious about the newly built track, as the bleachers, fence and lighting have yet to be constructed; St...

Central Celebrates 50 Years at its Highway 58 Location

Central Celebrates 50 Years at its Highway 58 Location

Ashley Coleman, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Central High School’s Highway 58 location.A lot has changed since Central was first built, such as the school schedule, cafeteria food, and staff among other things.This year, Central's Alumni Association will be celebrating this accomplishment by holding an...

Dylan Muccino Takes The 2020 Champion Yearbook to New Levels as Editor in Chief

Dylan Muccino Takes The 2020 Champion Yearbook to New Levels as Editor in Chief

Bailey Brantingham, Head Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

This year, the Central High School yearbook, The Champion, has emerged with a new class full of bright and intelligent students to run it. For the 109th edition of The Champion, the yearbook staff has big plans. To top last year's edition, The Champion Never Dyes, a tie-dye themed yearbook, the staf...

Central’s JROTC Marches to Success in Armed Forces Day Parade

Central’s JROTC Marches to Success in Armed Forces Day Parade

Sarah Katheron Latham, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

There is great pride in being the oldest JROTC program in the state of Tennessee. Central High School's JROTC program has been operating for almost 100 years, since the December of 1919. One of the events that they have been participating in for several years is the Chattanooga Armed Forces Day parade...

Ryan Mallory Volunteers to Become Sponsor of the Beta Club

Ryan Mallory Volunteers to Become Sponsor of the Beta Club

Bailey Brantingham, Head Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

This year, longtime Central High School English teacher Ryan Mallory will be taking over as the new head Beta Club sponsor. He will be succeeding Sally White, who taught at Central for 10 years, but recently transferred to a position at the Chattanooga High School Center for Creative Arts. "I volunteered...

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