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STUDENTS GET INTO THE GROOVE OF WRITING FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH -- Junior Taylor Hamby gets his creative juices flowing.

EPB Black History Month Poetry Contest

Josh Sizemore, Staff Writer February 4, 2016

In celebration of Black History Month, the Electric Power Board, or otherwise known as EPB, is giving students in grades ranging from 1-12, an opportunity to submit their poems in the 12th Annual Black...

UPCOMING ACT TESTING -- Students at Central High School are stressing over the upcoming standardized testing.

To Stress or Not to Stress Over the Upcoming ACT Testing?

Shelby Campbell, Staff Writer February 2, 2016

Standardized testing can be an intimidating thing for several high school students. Students find themselves stressing and fretting over test scores, waiting to find out if they made the cut for their...

STUDENTS PREPARE FOR THE MIST TESTS-- Edicklee Frias-Cruz sits down to begin the test.

MIST Trial Day Proves to be a Success for Central

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer January 29, 2016

Here at Central, a new online testing program called MIST, or measurement incorporated testing program has recently been added. This allows students to get away from paper tests, and also makes the grading...

BAND STUDENTS PREPARE FOR ALL EAST BAND -- (left to right) Darius Campbell, Hannah Stone, Georgia Teems, and Joshua Bolton finished a long and hard practice.

Central Band Members Get Accepted Into The All East Honor Band

Josh Sizemore, Staff Writer January 27, 2016

At Central High School, the concert band attends many competitions and festivals, but one of the main events students can audition for is the All East honor band. For the audition, the student must perform...

THE CENTRAL PERK TURNS ONE -- The Central Perk coffee shop has officially been in business for a year!

Central Perk Turns One!

Allie Nedeau, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2016

Central High School students have been casually walking around the school, coffee cups in hand, throughout the year. The Central Perk, founded by Central's librarian, Ms. Melinda Martin, has officially...

SGT. DEMONTE CHEELEY -- Cheeley is prepared to receive a Purple Heart Medal

Chattanooga Marine, and Central Recruiter, Receives Purple Heart Medal

Andrew Wilson, Staff Writer January 15, 2016

Sgt. DeMonte Cheeley, the Marine recruiter for Chattanooga Central High School, will be receiving the Purple Heart Medal on January 26, after being wounded during the heart breaking terrorist shooting...

TN PROMISE OFFERS GREATER OPPORTUNITIES TO GRADUATING STUDENTS -- TN Promise offers hundreds of students opportunities to further their education through several different community colleges.

Tennessee Promise Meeting : A Stepping Stone to Students’ Futures

Samantha Scott January 11, 2016

Last Thursday night, Central welcomed Chattanooga State Community College representatives, along with Tennessee Promise financial aid experts. Nearly every senior at Central and their parents attended...

$5000 SPENT ON BOOKS FOR THE CHS LIBRARY -- At the Barnes and Nobel field trip, CHS spent a total of $5000 on brand new books for the Chapin Library!

E.Y. Chapin Central High School Library Receives Grant For New Books

Jacob Johns, Staff Writer December 11, 2015

The E.Y. Chapin Library is a go-to hub for some students here at Central High School. It is a place where students can have a seat, read a pleasant book, and escape. The Chapin family, who has been...

HARDWOOD HOBBY -- Centrals Coach Glen Carter  has started building wooden state and college-themed signs as a new hobby.

Coach Carter Finds Hobby in Making Sport-Themed Pallet Signs

Preston Fore, Staff Writer December 10, 2015

Outside of school, teachers are just like students in that they enjoy hobbies and activities with their families. Recently, gym teacher and baseball coach Glen Carter has taken up a new hobby of building...

GO MOCS! -- A few seniors from Centrals graduating class are having a great time at the UTC tour.

Central Seniors Spend the Day Touring UTC

Shelby Campbell, Photographer December 7, 2015

On Thursday, November 19, a few of Central High's seniors spent the day touring and learning more about The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. They were accompanied by Ms. Katy Burnette, Central's...

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