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Central Welcomes Back Mrs. Carol Thomas

Jared Eddy, Assistant Sports Editor

October 1, 2014

Mrs. Carol Thomas has come back to Central as a Graduation Coach for the seniors this year. Previously, Mrs. Thomas was an Assistant Principal at Central from 2005-2009. She is really happy to be back and is ready to help students. "Since I've been gone, a lot of positive changes have come to Central....

MTS Academy Granted $800 For Technology

MTS Academy Granted $800 For Technology

Kaleb Blanton, Staff Writer

September 24, 2014

OneMain Financial on Lee Highway and Highway 153 generously granted $400 dollars each towards the MTS Academy and Mrs. Brielle Farrow's chemistry classes. Science is a growing subject and is creating more jobs and sparking more interest for many high school and college students. Technology is one of...

Lauren Thomas and Central Students Prepare for Race for the Cure

Lauren Thomas and Central Students Prepare for Race for the Cure

Judith Bell, Staff Writer

September 20, 2014

October 12 marks the 15th anniversary of the Susan G. Komen Chattanooga Race for the Cure. This event, which attracts people from Tennessee and surrounding states, raises money and donates it to local breast cancer organizations. Ms. Lauren Thomas, Central's government and psychology teacher, has...

TSSAA Plans To Split Public and Private Schools From Playing One Another

Savannah Smith, Staff Writer

September 18, 2014

On Wednesday, March 12, the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association's Legislative Council discussed the concept of a complete split of public and private schools in sport competitions. This means that most likely next year, public and private schools will not get the opportunity to play one another...

Library Update Draws in More Students

Library Update Draws in More Students

Shelby Campbell, Staff Writer

September 10, 2014

While students were away sleeping until one o'clock in the afternoon and laying out by the pool this summer, Central High School's library was undergoing some major renovations.  Many of the students at Central High may have walked into the library this year and noticed a few changes. In addition to...

Ruriteen Club Celebrates Retirement of Teresa Reagan

Judith Bell, Staff Writer

September 10, 2014

On September 3, the Ruriteen Club members met for their first official meeting. With an array of snacks set up on multiple tables ranging from pizza to brownies and cameras out ready to snap pictures, the Ruriteens were ready for their first project: surprising the recently retired Teresa Reagan with...

English Teacher Receives $800.00 Mystery Donation

English Teacher Receives $800.00 Mystery Donation

Alyssa Rosenzweig, Assistant Editor & Staff Writer

September 8, 2014

On Thursday, September 4, Mrs. Sally White received an anonymous envelope in her mailbox. To her surprise, it was typed using an old-fashioned typewriter and bore an Atticus Finch (actor Gregory Peck) stamp, which is one of the main characters from Mrs. White's favorite novel, To Kill A Mockingbird. Inside the name...

School Lunch Prices Increase with Healthier Food Mandates

School Lunch Prices Increase with Healthier Food Mandates

Jared Eddy, Assistant Sports Editor

August 29, 2014

School lunches have changed over the years and are changing again this year. School officials say that since federal regulations are requiring schools to have healthier choices, the schools must raise the lunch price because it costs more to get healthier food. It is now law that fresh fruit must be...

New School Board Member Steve Highlander is Former Central Teacher

New School Board Member Steve Highlander is Former Central Teacher

Haley Scarbrough, Staff Writer

August 28, 2014

Hamilton County's election for new school board members has just taken place, and the new representative for District 9 is Steve Highlander, a former Central High School teacher. Mr. Highlander taught from 1973 to 1981, making current principal Finley King a sophomore the year he left. He received his...

Ms. Lauren Thomas Named Tenn. Lottery, News Channel 9 Educator of the Week

Ms. Lauren Thomas Named Tenn. Lottery, News Channel 9 Educator of the Week

Shelby Campbell, Staff Writer

August 28, 2014

Ms. Lauren Thomas was awarded by Principal Finley King in 4th period on Monday, August 25, with a goody bag and an “Educator of the Week” certificate. Ms. Thomas nominated by Kiarah Maffett, a Government student as well as Ms. Thomas’ student aide, for the Tennessee Lottery and News Channel 9 Educator...

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