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Central Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems Classes Win $50,000 Prize

Central Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems Classes Win $50,000 Prize

Cassandra Castillo and Abby Young

November 26, 2018

After being among 557 other participating teachers, Central High's Mr. Jerry Webb received $50,000 for his mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems classes. The check was honorably presented by Scott Brown, senior manager of Harbor Freight after Webb placed second in the Harbor Freight Tools for...

Local Businesses Enlighten Students on the Fundamentals of the Work Force at Central’s Annual Career Event

Local Businesses Enlighten Students on the Fundamentals of the Work Force at Central’s Annual Career Event

Cassandra Castillo and DayOnna Carson

November 15, 2018

Central's annual Career Event took place on October 30 this year; this is an event planned by Central's RTI teacher, James Snyder, where he coordinates with several students every year to lead and organize presentations given by business representatives. People who have made great success in their careers...

Megan Sanford Doing Well Following Cancer Treatment

Megan Sanford Doing Well Following Cancer Treatment

Dylan Muccino, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

Central's Chemistry teacher, Mrs. Megan Sanford, has recently left the school due to a brain tumor that was discovered near the beginning of the school year. According to Sanford, she felt the need to go the emergency room after noticing that she was losing peripheral vision in her right eye. Additionally,...

Administration Announces This School Year’s Graduation Date

Administration Announces This School Year’s Graduation Date

Dylan Muccino, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

For years, Central High School has traditionally held its graduation on a Saturday. This year, however, the date is officially set to Tuesday, May 14 at 6pm. This has been a topic frequently discussed at Central among the upcoming graduates. There are mixed feelings about the set date, but many senio...

Tennessee Department of Education Increases Amount of Benchmark Tests to Better Curriculum

Tennessee Department of Education Increases Amount of Benchmark Tests to Better Curriculum

Blake Catlett, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

This year, the Tennessee Department of Education scheduled several more benchmark tests for students. Before students departed for fall break, they were burdened with the final task of benchmark testing. The testing took place from October 1 to October 5. The series of tests were a first at Central;...

Central Students Keep the Campus Clean by Recycling

Central Students Keep the Campus Clean by Recycling

Kiersten Helmholtz, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

Recycling is seen as an important thing to participate in, especially in schools. Students tend to waste a lot of paper and other recyclables, so implementing bins and collecting them can benefit the school in many ways. This is why everyone, especially students, should know what to recycle. Central t...

Central High School’s Social Media Struggle

Central High School’s Social Media Struggle

Abby Young, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

There is no second-guessing that the use of social media has expanded over this past decade. Social media has sneaked its way into the lives of millions; it has infiltrated its way into many aspects of life, including school, but what is Central's opinion on the situation? AP government and gifted...

Third Annual Career Event Aims at Providing Students with Skills to Guide Their Future

Third Annual Career Event Aims at Providing Students with Skills to Guide Their Future

Preston Fore, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2018

Students often seek knowledge that will assist them with their future endeavors. Mr. James Snyder, Central's RTI teacher, hopes to educate sophomores and juniors in regards to future careers with the 3rd Annual Career Event that will take place on Tuesday, October 30. "The speaker group will total...

The JROTC Program Celebrates a Century at Central High

The JROTC Program Celebrates a Century at Central High

Airicka Richardson, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

The First for Freedom Battalion is the oldest JROTC program in Tennessee. It began at Central in December of 1919 and is approaching its 100th year this December of 2018. The program has had many changes over the past century, this includes the mission which changed from 'To Develop Young Men and...

ASVAB Exam Aids in Future Decision Making for all Students

ASVAB Exam Aids in Future Decision Making for all Students

Jack Graham, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

The Armed Service Vocational Aptitude Battery Test, otherwise known as ASVAB, is an exam created by the military that allows people to find out what career suits them best. It tells students what skills they excel in and what career path they will thrive in. "The test can show where you will excel; it will also ...

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