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Eight Band Students Chosen For Lee University’s Honor Band

Eight Band Students Chosen For Lee University’s Honor Band

Kaylee York, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As the marching season draws to a close and the concert season starts rolling full swing, eight Central students will have the opportunity to participate in Lee University's Honor Band. Joshua Bolton, Matthew Davis, Logan Hudgins, Lacy McKinney, Rebekah Pell, Joshua Sizemore, Georgia Teems, and Alex...

Editorial: Central Students and Staff Continue to Show Their School Spirit

Editorial: Central Students and Staff Continue to Show Their School Spirit

Meghan Duncan, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase, Student Life

“School Spirit is the pride in the school you attend, and all the positive things that you want to see about it,” exclaimed history teacher, Chris Kribs. At Central, we make things available for everyone. From pep rallies to the student talent show, we take pride in being  Central Pounders! Senior...

Class of 2018 Bundle Up For Senior Picnic Day

Class of 2018 Bundle Up For Senior Picnic Day

Cassandra Castillo, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Seniors have a lot on their plate this year. They are turning a new leaf in life and a rest day is much needed from all the school work. This year they took time off to hang-out with friends by going to the bay. The annual Senior Picnic Day took place in Harrison Bay Park on October 27. There were...

Central Students Attend to ‘Discover Accounting’ Event Held at UTC By TSCPA

Central Students Attend to ‘Discover Accounting’ Event Held at UTC By TSCPA

Blake Catlett, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

A select amount of students at Central were able to attend "Discover Accounting" at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The event was put on by the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) to interest students in the career field of accounting. The personal finance class at...

Sophomores and Juniors Take the PSAT Assessment

Sophomores and Juniors Take the PSAT Assessment

Bailey Brantingham, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Every October, sophomores and juniors are given the opportunity to take the Preliminary Standardized Aptitude Test, or the PSAT. This is a test that prepares tenth graders for their junior year and  also qualifies eleventh graders for National Merit Scholarships. Danielle Hooper, the Central High...

Central High Jazz Band Receives Standing Ovation At Wallace A. Smith Elementary Performance

Central High Jazz Band Receives Standing Ovation At Wallace A. Smith Elementary Performance

Amber King, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The Central High School Jazz Band ventured to Wallace A. Smith Elementary and The Ooltewah Life Central for a couple of performances on October 24, 2017. Their purpose behind the school performance was that the children will be learning about the Harlem Renaissance soon. They performed a total of...

Central High Welcomes Paul Soyster as Its Newest SRO

Central High Welcomes Paul Soyster as Its Newest SRO

Bryson Eddy, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Some student issues at school, both criminal and personal, can get out of hand. For most of those issues, someone in power is needed to resolve them permanently. An SRO or School Resource Officer, is usally there to resolve student problems. Central is happy to welcome its new SRO, Mr. Paul Soyster. When...

All Grades at Central to Start Weekly Independent Reading

All Grades at Central to Start Weekly Independent Reading

Bryson Eddy, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Reading is one of the most important skills that a person should have. It ensures that students do well in school and continue to succeed in their pursued careers. "If you can read then you can learn how to do anything," explained Kevin Parsons, Honors English 9 and Philosophy teacher, "It is a 'gateway'...

Deadlines Loom for Seniors Wishing to Receive TN Promise

Deadlines Loom for Seniors Wishing to Receive TN Promise

Madi Blackburn, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

There are few things that takes minutes to apply for, but could result in two free years of college. Seniors that attended the mandatory meeting this past Thursday should know that one of them is the Tennessee Promise. The benefit of finally sitting down and filling out the quick page or two's worth...

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