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CENTRAL COUNSELORS -- Helping kick off National School Counselors Week 2022 are (left to right) Ms. Melody Hoffman, counselor; Mrs. Stacy Alexander, college access coordinator; Mrs. Shea Vetterick, counselor, and Ms. Chelsea Thornhill, counselor.

Central Observes National School Counseling Week Feb. 7-11

Alyssia Crowe , Staff Writer February 11, 2022

National School Counseling Week was observed February 7 through 11to focus on all the good that school counselors do for their students. At Central, the counseling staff of Mrs. Shea Vetterick, Ms. Chelsea...

CASEY HALE IS DECEMBER TEACHER OF THE MONTH- Luke Keown and Amber Burchfield awarding Ms. Hale with the Teacher of the Month certificate

Casey Hale is Central’s December Teacher of the Month

Kendra Jones, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

Casey Hale has been announced as the December Teacher of the Month for the 2021-2022 school year at Central High School.  “I am very honored that I was chosen for Teacher of the Month. It has really...

CENTRALS CHOIR AND BAND PUT ON A FESTIVE WINTER CONCERT TO END FALL SEMESTER -- Centrals band and choir enjoy performing holiday music.

Central’s Choir and Band Put on a Festive Winter Concert to End Fall Semester

Sarah Katheron Latham, Copy Editor January 13, 2022

The Central Voices, the Central Sound Concert Band, and the Central Piano Class held their winter concert on December 13, 2021 at Bayside Baptist Church. "It was really great to be able to have...

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL JROTC ANGEL TREE TICKETS-- The tree is beginning to fill with presents as Christmas nears.

Central Adopts More Than 50 Angels From Salvation Army’s Angel Tree

Chloee Cannon, Staff Writer December 15, 2021

For the first time in several years, Central High School received angel tickets from the Salvation Army Angel Tree. The Angel Tree program helps children who may not get presents during the holidays. "This...

BRETT PARROTT IS NOVEMBERS TEACHER OF THE MONTH -- Luke Keown and Amber Burchfield awarding Mr.Parrott with the Teacher of the Month certificate.

Brett Parrott is November’s Teacher of the Month

MacKenzie Farner , Staff Writer December 9, 2021

Another month at Central means a new teacher of the month, and this month, students have chosen History Teacher Brett Parrott. Parrott has been teaching for four years and has taught at Central for...

MIDWAY THROUGH EOC TESTING, POUNDERS FINISH SEMESTER ON TESTING SCHEDULE -- The Fall EOC schedule is posted in the hallway for students.

Midway Through EOC Testing, Pounders Finish Semester on Testing Schedule

Tyson Dean and Sarah Katheron Latham December 6, 2021

Once again, it is about that time of year where Central partakes in EOC testing. EOC stands for End Of Course testing and is required for many states in the U.S.  In Tennessee, several subjects are required...

2022 GRADUATION IS SET FOR MAY 17 AT FINELY STADIUM --  Centrals 2021  graduation was held at Central Memorial Stadium.

2022 Graduation is Set for Tuesday, May 17th at Finley Stadium

Kendra Jones, Staff Writer December 3, 2021

For the first time ever, Central High School's graduation will be held at Findley Stadium in downtown Chattanooga, according to an announcement by Hamilton County Schools. The Central Class of 2022...

CENTRAL COMES IN FIRST PLACE AT RAIDERS COMPETITION -- The Raiders team posing with their first place trophy on competition day.

Central Comes In First Place at Raiders Competition

Carmen Breitenbach, Columnist December 1, 2021

Central High School has a variety of different clubs, organizations, and extracurricular activities. Our JROTC program is a class students can choose to participate in and students from all grades are...

CENTRAL JROTC HOSTS ANNUAL FOOD DRIVE--Boxes of food from each company are in the Armory

Central JROTC Hosts Annual Food Drive

Tyson Dean, Staff Writer November 17, 2021

October 4 - November 12 2021 was Central's JROTC annual food drive at Central. This is the 22nd year of the Central food drive, even with Covid-19 making it a little bit more difficult than the previous...

NOVEMBER 15 IS FAFSA NIGHT AT CENTRAL -- All Seniors in high school are encouraged to fill out the FAFSA to see what aide they might be able to receive.

November 15 is FAFSA Night at Central

Kendra Jones, Staff Writer November 15, 2021

Tonight at Central between 5:30 and 7:30, Seniors and their parents will have the opportunity to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA). “FAFSA Night is designed to help...

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