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The Voices of Central End the Year on a High Note With a New Piano

The Voices of Central End the Year on a High Note With a New Piano

Bailey Brantingham, Video Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

For many years, the Central High School choir has had to deal with an out-of-date, off key piano. The old piano affected the choir's practices and made it difficult for the performers to sing. This year, many important pieces of equipment have been acquired by the Voices of Central choir. "We didn't...

OnPoint Club Embarks on College Tour

OnPoint Club Embarks on College Tour

Dylan Muccino, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The OnPoint club organizes a college tour at least once a year to promote better futures for students at Central High School. This year, students were allowed to tour Tennessee Wesleyan University in Athens, Tennessee. Tanea Marshall, the OnPoint director, loves the location of the school. She believes...

The Central High School Drama Club Gets Personal With “Almost, Maine” Production

The Central High School Drama Club Gets Personal With “Almost, Maine” Production

Airicka Richardson, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Central’s drama club has been rehearsing for  another play that they will be presenting in the school library on Friday, April 12, and Saturday, April 13. This production is titled Almost, Maine and it is about the formation, re-connection, and termination of romantic relationships. The play inc...

Trip to “Bodies: the Exhibition” Takes Students Inside the Human Body

Trip to “Bodies: the Exhibition” Takes Students Inside the Human Body

Matthew Davis, Assistant Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

One of the best ways for students to learn is through first-hand experiences with the topic, especially outside of the classroom. This is traditionally done at Central through a field trip, for anatomy and biology students, to "Bodies: the Exhibition" in Atlanta, Georgia. This year, students went at...

Zeena Whayeb Wins TNSSAR Oration Contest and Advances to National Level

Zeena Whayeb Wins TNSSAR Oration Contest and Advances to National Level

April 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Throughout their high school career, students are often required to write exceptional reports. Their hard work pays off in the end, as their overall GPA increases. However, there are other voluntary ways for students to receive more than just a grade for their effort. If they possess a passion for writing,...

Fore Accepted into Prestigious NYT Summer Academy; Still Raising Funds to Attend

Fore Accepted into Prestigious NYT Summer Academy; Still Raising Funds to Attend

Cassandra Castillo, Associate Editor

April 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The School of the New York Times has accepted many qualified students into their two-week 2019 summer programs; Central High Senior Preston Fore has been carefully selected to explore the city of New York in hopes of learning about journalism and writing. They are known to accept students with a “major...

Central’s Ruriteen Club Teaches Harrison Elementary the Importance of Black History Month

Central’s Ruriteen Club Teaches Harrison Elementary the Importance of Black History Month

Kirstin Langton, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On February 13, 2019 Central's Ruriteen Club, a club dedicated to helping citizens in Chattanooga, went to Harrison Elementary to educate second graders about black history. The club's assignment was to teach them about black history by introducing them to historical figures that made an impact in the...

Central to Host its Sixth Annual CDC Prom With the Help of Student Volunteers

Central to Host its Sixth Annual CDC Prom With the Help of Student Volunteers

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Five years ago, a student walked up to Principal Finley King and asked, "Why don't the CDC kids go to prom?" "It's off location and I guess that they just do not feel welcomed," was King's response. After this short, disheartening conversation, the student decided to take matters into their own...

Jake Johns and Meghan Duncan Represent Central High School and HCDE at 2019 SCOPE Conference

Jake Johns and Meghan Duncan Represent Central High School and HCDE at 2019 SCOPE Conference

Kaylee York, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On March 5, 2019 the Student Congress on Policies in Education, commonly known as SCOPE, will take commence at Middle Tennessee State University. Two Central students, Jake Johns and Meghan Duncan, will be representing Central High School and Hamilton County along with students across other high sc...

AP Government Students Tour Tennessee’s State Capitol and State Museum

AP Government Students Tour Tennessee’s State Capitol and State Museum

Airicka Richardson, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Throughout the year, Central's advanced placement government class has discussed the inter-workings of the United States' government along with having  analyzed a multitude of official doctrines. Danielle Hooper's AP government and gifted classes, along with Gregory Cantrell's journalism class, recently...

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