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High Schoolers Carry the Weight of the World on Their Shoulders

High Schoolers Carry the Weight of the World on Their Shoulders

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Backpacks became popular back in the 1980's and now they are a staple for students everywhere. They are seen as necessary resources for the school year, but tend to be a hassle for many students. This is because they carry supplies for every class and having seven classes a day increases the weight of...

Marvel and DC Battle for the Box Office

Marvel and DC Battle for the Box Office

Jack Graham and DayOnna Carson

January 31, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Regardless of whether or not one is an avid moviegoer, most people are aware of the blockbuster superhero films and adaptations that have risen to popularity in recent years. With that being said, many people are familiar with the seemingly age old debate of whether Marvel or DC is worthy of the title...

Editorial: How Fast Will Senior Year ‘Fly’ By?

Editorial: How Fast Will Senior Year ‘Fly’ By?

Kaylee York, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

As the rest of the 2018/19 school speeds along, the class of 2019 shares a collective of mixed feelings regarding their final year of high school coming to bittersweet end. Some are excited to see it end, however, others are deeply saddened to see it go. "I am both excited and scared that there are...

New Year, New MEntality

New Year, New MEntality

Abby Young, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Along with the opportunities of beginning a new year, crossing the threshold of the past year into the new one brings about “change” for many. One thing that stays consistent, however, is hearing the phrase “new year, new me” ad nauseam.  Many people want to improve themselves at the emergenc...

Breaking Down the Battle at the Border

Breaking Down the Battle at the Border

Cassandra Castillo, Associate Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe,” a quote inscribed on the Statue of Liberty who once welcomed all immigrants worldwide with open arms.  Times have changed, however, and laws have been put in place that have declined the admittance of immigrants. For example,...

Should Students be Segregated in School Based on Ability?

Should Students be Segregated in School Based on Ability?

Matthew Davis, Assistant Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

At Central, students are known to congregate with all classmates. Students and teachers do not separate based on race or gender as commonly done before the twentieth century. In recent years, however, grouping based on ability has become a common practice. This educational aspect is highly controversial,...

With College Deadlines Looming, Central Students Have Many Advisors to Turn to for Help

With College Deadlines Looming, Central Students Have Many Advisors to Turn to for Help

Celisia Snakenberg, Sports Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Many Central High School seniors find themselves struggling to decide whether or not to further their education and attend college. It is important to begin looking at colleges and resolve this decision sooner rather than later. There are many teachers and counselors at Central who assist seniors...

Editorial: Just How Important Are Fine Arts?

Editorial: Just How Important Are Fine Arts?

Kaylee York, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Over the years, there have been many heated debates on whether or not fine arts education is beneficial to students in schools. Some people claim that it is too costly and needs to be cut from the curriculum, while others believe that they are beneficial in more ways than one. According to The Cente...

Following 2018 Election, Political Polarization Still on the Rise at Local and National Levels

Following 2018 Election, Political Polarization Still on the Rise at Local and National Levels

Preston Fore, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

The entire country was on the edge of their seats on November 6. Election day had come once again. It was time for the democrat's blue wave as the republicans frantically tried to defend their territory. The election was hoped to be a so-called referendum on the Trump administration. The results were...

‘Tis The Season Of Giving

‘Tis The Season Of Giving

Dylan Muccino, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Giving has been a very important moral in society for as long as some can remember. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the spirit of giving has been stronger than ever. With that being said, many students here at Central have different beliefs on what giving means to them. "Giving is a way...

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