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  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will meet every Friday at 6:45 a.m. in the armory. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Students interested in taking the ASVAB test in October need to see Mrs. Atkins in guidance before Thurs., Sept 21.

  • Fall pictures for the yearbook have been rescheduled to Mon., Oct. 30. Order forms can be picked up from your English teacher.

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Statistics Show Central’s Population Has Decreased Since Last Year

Statistics Show Central’s Population Has Decreased Since Last Year

Cassandra Castillo, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Central's halls might seem crowded, but there has actually been a shift in population. The number of students has slightly decreased from last year. According to the 2017 report on the school population, 932 students are attending Central High School. A decrease from last school year, in which 965...

Students’ Opinion on School Lunches: Could It Be Better?

Students’ Opinion on School Lunches: Could It Be Better?

Amber King, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


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A large population of Central students enjoy lunch, however school lunches may not always be the best quality or the absolute healthiest at times. All students, whether they enjoy eating school lunches or not, have a personal opinion about the food that is served at school. "It is good at times,"...

Mr. Cooper, Environmental Science Classes Revive Central’s Paper Recycling

Mr. Cooper, Environmental Science Classes Revive Central’s Paper Recycling

John Britt, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

For the past few years, certain teachers have tried to start recycling in the confines of their own rooms. However, this year is different.  Mr. John Cooper has decided to facilitate the recycling process at Central High Every Friday, during sixth and seventh periods, students from Mr. Cooper's Environmental Science...

Dayonna Carson and Danae Wnuk Accepted Into Inaugural ‘Chattanooga As Text’ Program

Dayonna Carson and Danae Wnuk Accepted Into Inaugural ‘Chattanooga As Text’ Program

Cassandra Castillo, Staff Writer

September 6, 2017


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Whenever you hear the word text you usually think of a book, not a city. The city of Chattanooga has a lot to offer, from murals on abandoned buildings to statues on the side of the street. However, there's always room for improvement as seen by Dr. Autumn Graves, founder of Chattanooga As Text. This...

Class of 2017 Awarded A Total of $633,300 in Scholarships and Grants

Class of 2017 Awarded A Total of $633,300 in Scholarships and Grants

Jacob Johns, Business Manager

May 20, 2017


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As the 2017 school year nears its ending, the annual Class Day, where scholarships and grants are awarded to graduating seniors, has come and gone. This year, $633,300 was awarded in both scholarships and grants combined. This scholarship list was provided by Susan Dyer, Central's college access advisor....

Jared Eddy and Diamond Jackson Crowned Mr. and Ms. Central

Jared Eddy and Diamond Jackson Crowned Mr. and Ms. Central

Brittney Hoang, Staff Writer

May 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

One of Central's oldest traditions continued on May 11, as Mr. and Ms. Central of the Class of 2017 was crowned in front of the student body along with the distinguished alumni. This year, the honorable title of Mr. and Ms. Central was given to Jared Eddy and Diamond Jackson, respectively. For...

Students Enjoy Elegant Nightlife at Prom

Students Enjoy Elegant Nightlife at Prom

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


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Prom is a fun night for students to enjoy each other's company one last time. Students and teachers alike eat dinner and dance the night away to bring the school year to a close. This year, Central's prom theme was "Elegant Nightlife", making students feel like they are having a night out in the big...

Eddy, Holmberg Chosen as Class Speakers for 2017

Eddy, Holmberg Chosen as Class Speakers for 2017

Brittney Hoang, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


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As the end of the school year is quickly approaching the students of Central, Central is preparing to bid the Class of 2017 farewell. The Class of 2017 will be graduating at the McKenzie Arena in Downtown Chattanooga on May 20. Along with the valedictorian, Emily Feist, and the salutatorians, Avionne...

Students Construct Potential Crime Scenes in Forensic Science Class

Students Construct Potential Crime Scenes in Forensic Science Class

DayOnna Carson, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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Forensic scientists are responsible for gathering evidence at a crime scene, doing an analysis on their findings, and reporting back to criminal investigators. Over the past couple of weeks, students in Mrs. Christina Cotreau's and Ms. Jordyn Johnson's forensic science classes have been working on creating...

Central High School Hosts Career Event Geared Towards Freshmen

Central High School Hosts Career Event Geared Towards Freshmen

Eleanor Simmons, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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Allen Tate quoted, "The mission for the day is to encourage students to think beyond traditional career opportunities, prepare for future careers and entrance into the workplace." On April 19, Central High School hosted a career event for freshmen with the help of Algebra 1 teacher, Mr. Snyder. The...

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