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LIBRARY MAKEOVER -- Melinda Martin is working hard to freshen up the look of the Central High School Library.

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...

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,...

$800 WORTH OF BOOK MONEY -- Mrs. Sally White received 8 $100 gift certificates anonymously along with a thoughtful and curious note.

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)...

RISING LUNCH PRICES -- Students like Nathan Hood are facing new $3.00 lunch prices.

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...

BACK IN THE DAY -- Newly elected District 9 Representative Steve Highlander was a science and math teacher at Central way back when.

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...

CENTRALS OWN EDUCATOR OF THE WEEK -- Ms. Thomas is justly honored with the title of Educator of the Week by student Kiarah Maffett.

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...

New “Pathways to Prosperity” Program At Central

Haley Scarbrough, Staff Writer August 22, 2014

This year at Central High School, a new program has been comminced called "The Pathways to Prosperity of Southeast Tennessee". Central is one of three schools in Hamilton County that has been chosen...

Mrs. Moss Returns To Central

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer August 22, 2014

Mrs. Vanessa Moss is returning to Central High School this year after leaving in 2012 to go on maternity leave. She gave birth to her son, Emmett, on May 23, and after nurturing her baby and getting him...

Common Core Being Implemented For the 2014-2015 School Year

Shelby Campbell, Staff Writer August 22, 2014

In the eyes of many teachers and students, a new curriculum means new things and a lot of new changes. For others, this is just another thing to add the the list of things that have to get done within...

NEW ADDITION TO CENTRAL -- Welcome Ms. Burnette, Central High Schools new college advisor!

Central Welcomes Burnette, New College Access Advisor

Yanett Torres, Staff Writer August 20, 2014

With every new school year comes change - change in grade, change in friends, and change of teachers. That fact has not been any different here at Central High School. This year we have a new addition...

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