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College Week Gets Students Excited About Their Futures

College Week Gets Students Excited About Their Futures

Baylee Ellis, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

College week is designed to get Central High students excited about furthering their education after graduation. Principal Phil Iannarone read aloud a fact about college every day of the week. For example, on Tuesday, September 17, he said, “By 2025, 55% of jobs in Tennessee will require a post-...

Gallery: College Week 2019

Gallery: College Week 2019

Sarah Katheron Latham, staff writer

September 25, 2019

A Disease is Infecting the Hallways of Central: Phone Obsession

A Disease is Infecting the Hallways of Central: Phone Obsession

Ashley Coleman, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, and even Tik Tok are all social media platforms that consume students' time on a daily basis. One study found that around 58% of people can not go without checking their phones. Social media is the fastest growing industry in the world, and it will not stop any time soon ...

Missing Ms. White

Missing Ms. White

Morgan Snyder, Columnist

September 24, 2019

As the school year began, I felt a heavy, missing presence in the halls of Central High School. Our beloved Ms. Sally White, a favorite among many, is off to achieve new heights at the Chattanooga High School Center for Creative Arts (CCA.) Several upperclassmen know and love Ms. White as an English te...

Looking Back: 1959-1960 Pounders Continue Tradition of ‘Pounders on Parade’

Looking Back: 1959-1960 Pounders Continue Tradition of ‘Pounders on Parade’

Blake Catlett, Assistant Editor

September 23, 2019

Pounders on Parade to be Presented Tonight October 1959 The "Pounders on Parade" was one of Central's "really great shows" of the year. The Band, Battalion, and Majorettes performed on the night of October 2. The annual show included a variety of skills and acts, including skits, musical performa...

Teachers Focus on Communication as Open House Doubles as Senior Night

Teachers Focus on Communication as Open House Doubles as Senior Night

Sarah Katheron Latham, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Central High School's Open House began at 6 o'clock for students and parents on September 12. The night commenced with a performance by the Central Voices, directed by choir teacher Katheron Latham. They sang "Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing" originally recorded by Stevie Wonder, and "A Million Dreams"...

LeeAnne Shurette Chosen by Class of 2020 as The Champion Yearbook Dedicatory

LeeAnne Shurette Chosen by Class of 2020 as The Champion Yearbook Dedicatory

Bailey Brantingham, Head Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Like every year, with a new senior class comes a new Central High School Yearbook Dedicatory. The Central High School Dedicatory tradition has been carried out since the first edition of the yearbook, The Sleepless Eye, published in 1911. This year, the 2020 class has voted for and chosen the yearbook...

Central’s Girls Volleyball Team Prevails Against East Ridge and Tyner

Central’s Girls Volleyball Team Prevails Against East Ridge and Tyner

DayOnna Carson, Editor in Chief

September 20, 2019

Central's volleyball team has been diligently practicing their technique in preparation for a successful season. Now that the team has played a few matches, they have gotten back into their routine and know what to expect for the rest of the season. Just last week, the girls went against Tyner and...

Central Football is Working Towards Gaining Confidence After Baylor Loss

Central Football is Working Towards Gaining Confidence After Baylor Loss

Karleigh Schwarzl, Sports Editor

September 20, 2019

So far in the season, the Central football team has played and lost to Notre Dame and Tyner. Despite that, the boys had came out on top in the game against Sequoyah, beating them 47 to 34. The team's next game was against Baylor on Friday, September 13. This game was the first home game of the 2019-...

Freshmen Class Officers Advocate For a Great 2019-2020 School Year

Freshmen Class Officers Advocate For a Great 2019-2020 School Year

Cassandra Castillo, Copy Editor

September 19, 2019

Central recently held its annual class elections for the 2019-2020 school year; upperclassmen voted for their representatives on August 30, while the underclassmen held theirs on September 6 in the gym. Candidates went up to present their speeches in front of a sea of new and old faces. As a freshman,...

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