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  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will meet every Friday at 6:45 a.m. in the armory. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Students interested in taking the ASVAB test in October need to see Mrs. Atkins in guidance before Thurs., Sept 21.

  • Fall pictures for the yearbook have been rescheduled to Mon., Oct. 30. Order forms can be picked up from your English teacher.

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Central High Collects 623 Pounds of Peanut Butter and Jelly to Win Food Bank Bowl

Central High Collects 623 Pounds of Peanut Butter and Jelly to Win Food Bank Bowl

Kaylee York, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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Last month, Hurricane Harvey touched many cities in Texas causing mass destruction from flooding. More than 50 inches of rain fell down on some cities causing cars to be covered in water and homes to be destroyed. Families had to flee to their roofs to get help, others walking around in the flooded streets...

Summer Fire Leaves E-Pod Teachers Scrambling for the Start of School

Summer Fire Leaves E-Pod Teachers Scrambling for the Start of School

Madi Blackburn, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


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While summer is definitely a hot season, it usually does not involve the kind of heat that melts televisions. However, this is exactly what happened in E-pod on June 1. For Mr. Edward Potter, a math teacher, it all began with a text message. "I thought it was a prank," he admitted. The fire...

Academic, Attendance Requirements Part of Getting a Driver’s Permit and License

Academic, Attendance Requirements Part of Getting a Driver’s Permit and License

DayOnna Carson, Head Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


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High school marks the beginning of independence for many students. One new responsibility that students are granted is the privilege to drive, and that honor takes a lot of responsibility. Of course, there are requirements that one must accommodate in order to obtain their learner's permit or license....

Sergeant Major David Lewis Is Retiring After 17 Years of JROTC

Sergeant Major David Lewis Is Retiring After 17 Years of JROTC

Eleanor Simmons and Victoria Dutilly

May 22, 2017


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Sergeant Major Lewis became interested in JROTC 18 years ago, and he just knew that it was something he wanted to be involved in. "I was curious and wanted to try it out, it has been in my heart and I am very passionate about it. I was still in the army then, and when I retired from the army I 17...

After 27 Years, Doris Coulter Puts Away Her Grade Book

After 27 Years, Doris Coulter Puts Away Her Grade Book

Jacob Johns, Business Manager

May 11, 2017


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As the end of the school year nears, teachers are beginning to wrap up the school year and prepare for the next. Some teachers, however, are wrapping up more than a school year; they are wrapping up their careers, as well. Mrs. Doris Coulter, Central's Introduction to Human Studies, as well as Fashion...

Former Basketball Player & Current Assistant Principal Frank Jones Will Retire This School Year

Former Basketball Player & Current Assistant Principal Frank Jones Will Retire This School Year

Zeena Whayeb, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017


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Mr. Frank Jones will be retiring at the end of this 2016-17 school year after 23 years of teaching and five years of being Central's assistant principal. Mr. Jones retired after five years of being Brainerd High School's principal in the 2008-09 school year. He was needed again, however, by Mr. King...

Retiring Central Spanish Teacher, Señor Tony Socarras, Says Final “Adios!”

Retiring Central Spanish Teacher, Señor Tony Socarras, Says Final “Adios!”

Preston Fore, Assistant Editor

May 5, 2017


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For ten years, Señor Tony Socarras has had the joy of teaching high school students the building blocks of the Spanish language through his Spanish I and II classes. While many students continue to love his teaching, Socarras has decided to retire at the end of this school year. "I received my Bachelor...

Central’s Annual Car Show Has Arrived!

Central’s Annual Car Show Has Arrived!

DayOnna Carson, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017


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Central High School's annual car show has finally arrived! This event, which is organized by  Band Boosters and sponsored by O'Reilly Auto Parts, will take place on Central's campus on May 6. Auto owners and motor enthusiasts alike will get the opportunity to see various customized and vintage vehicles. All...

Beloved Central Teacher Donna Sellers Is Retiring After 32 Years

Beloved Central Teacher Donna Sellers Is Retiring After 32 Years

Shelby Campbell, Copy Editor

May 2, 2017


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Seniors are not the only ones saying goodbye to Central High School this 2017 school year. One of Central High's most beloved science teachers, Mrs. Donna Sellers, will conclude her teaching career at the end of this school year. In 1969, Sellers gradated from Grundy County High School before attending...

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