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Patriotic Poetry Contest Increases Prize Money

PATRIOTIC POETRY CONTEST INCREASES PRIZE MONEY -- Junior Anna Frazier is ready to tackle her poem with the help of her good friend, Shakespeare.

Zoey Greene, Staff Writer

October 27, 2020

"The Patriotic Poetry Contest for Valentines for Veterans" that is ran by the organization Operation Love has increased their prize money for this year. Usually, the reward caps out at $100.00, but this year, the top prize will be $500.00. As the name implies, this contest is driven by support of the...

2020 Senior Homecoming King and Queen Announced

KENYON MCCROBEY AND DESTINY SMITH ANNOUNCED HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN -- Seniors Kenyon McCrobey and Destiny Smith celebrating the honor of being named Homecoming King and Queen.

Bailey Brantingham, Editor

October 9, 2020

During these uncertain times, many students have relied on activities and traditions to keep themselves motivated at school. One of these exciting traditions is Central's annual homecoming football game and court announcement. On Friday, October 2, Central played its long-awaited homecoming game against...

A Look Inside Central’s Scientific Research Class

A LOOK INTO CENTRAL'S SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH CLASS -- April Hashe holding a chicken bone that was soaked in vinegar, which made it pliable.

Luke Keown, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

This year, April Hashe's Scientific Research class has been focusing on studying the techniques used to connect evidence with a crime, also known as forensic science. Over the course of the semester, the class studied crime scenes, Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA), and blood spatter. School Resource Officer...

Central’s Shift in Credit Requirements for Graduation

CENTRAL STUDENTS GRADUATIONS REQUIREMENT SHIFT -- Senior Jeremy Rogers looks forward to being a graduate in 2021 as classes

Zoey Greene, Staff Writer

October 6, 2020

The 2020-2021 year starts a period of new graduation credit requirements. While Central has always been on a traditional schedule, recent pandemic regulations have caused a switch to block schedule. "We were considering different options because of the district guidelines. We were actually looking...

Five Seniors Nominated to Girls’ Homecoming Court of 2020

FIVE SENIORS NOMINATED TO GIRLS' HOMECOMING COURT OF 2020 -- (From top to bottom, left to right) Seniors Ashlee Smith, Madison Taylor, Dallana Nolazco, Destiny Smith, and Ashley Lackey pose on a Zoom call.

Bailey Brantingham, Editor

September 29, 2020

This year, many changes have been made regarding school and student activities. However, one tradition that is remaining solid this year is the homecoming court. This year, a total of ten seniors have been nominated for homecoming court, including five girls and five boys. Each year, every member...

Central Announces 2020 Homecoming King Nominees

CENTRAL ANNOUNCES 2020 HOMECOMING KING NOMINEES -- (From left to right) Grayson Catlett, Tanner Salinas (top), Kenyon McCrobey (bottom), Jeremy Rogers, and Bryson Eddy (not pictured) are this year's Homecoming King court.

Haroun Ghazi, Staff Writer

September 29, 2020

Homecoming is an annual tradition that has gone on for decades at Central. Despite fears of change, this year was no different as Principal Iannarone announced the nominees for this year's Homecoming King. This year's nominees are Seniors Grayson Catlett, Bryson Eddy, Kenyon McCrobey, Jeremy Rogers,...

Homecoming Week is Right Around the Corner

HOMECOMING WEEK IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER -- Both students and teachers dressed up in college attire on Friday, September 25.

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

Homecoming week is coming up faster than you think. This week, which is centered around the Homecoming football game, the Homecoming Court, and school spirit, will be held next week from September 28 to October 2. The Homecoming Queen candidates are Seniors Ashley Lackey, Dallana Nolazco, Ashlee Smith,...

The Class of 2022 Officers Hope to Make the Most Out of Junior Year

THE CLASS OF 2022 OFFICERS LOOK TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF JUNIOR YEAR -- (From left to right) Jessyca Foster, Jack Graham, and Sydney Stone are working together to make the most out of this trying year for juniors.

Zoey Greene, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

The 2020-21 school year has brought on many challenges regarding normal procedures. When the class elections were conducted, the campaigns were carried out completely online. Juniors have four eligible positions to run for: president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer. Despite efforts from Counselor...

High Hopes Among Senior Class Officers for the 2020-21 School Year

HIGH HOPES AMONG SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS FOR THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR -- (From left to right) Treasurer Zoey Greene, Vice President Ariya McGhee, President Destiny Smith, and Secretary Kenyon McCrobey hope to work together and make this school year one to remember.

Haroun Ghazi, Staff Writer

September 23, 2020

It is that time of year again, and class elections have rolled around. This year has arguably been a strange year for all of us. One thing that proceeded semi-normally was Central's senior class elections. Unfortunately, the candidates were not able to present their ideas in front of their classmates, l...

123, Let’s Take this ACT

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Zoey Greene, Staff Writer

September 21, 2020

Seniors are beyond stressed as the time comes near to take the test of all tests. With so many questions at hand, it is evident that focus has not been present. Stacy Alexander, Central's college advisor, is currently working to put everyone's minds at ease about daunting tests. On September 22, every...

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