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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...

New Period Schedule Unveiled at Central

D'Andre Anderson, Staff Writer August 14, 2014

New school year, new classes, and shorter time. This year, Central has officially switched from block schedule to period schedule. For many people, this has been a big leap. “I’m not too sure...

MRS. LINDSEY RUGGLES -- Mrs. Ruggles office is located in the guidance suite next to the front office.

Central Welcomes New Senior Guidance Counselor

Alexandria Howard, Staff Writer August 13, 2014

Our administrators here at Central High School worked incessantly this summer to ensure that our faculty and staff are top-notch for the 2014-15 school year. Therefore, students may have noticed a few...

HOLDIN ON -- English 9 teacher Mr. Mark Holden reviews EOC practice tests prior to his fifth-block class.

Central’s EOC Test Scores Show Some Improvement

February 8, 2013

End-of-course test scores are beginning to trickle in from last semester and the results of the state-mandated exams indicate improvement, according to testing coordinator Mrs. LeeAnn McBryar. The scores...

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