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Jordin Marler posing for the camara!

JV Warrior Jordin Marler

Alejandra Vargas Torres, Staff Writer November 1, 2023

Jordin Marler is a sophomore who plays volleyball for JV (junior varsity). She is a focused and determined individual who is passionate about her goals and aspirations. She is a hard worker, juggling both...

Harmonizing Hope and Talent: Our High School Choir Class Hits All the Right Notes

Melique Williams, Staff Writer November 1, 2023

Amid the hustle and bustle of high school life, one class stands out for its ability to create harmony, not just in music but in the hearts of its students. The high school choir class, comprised of talented...

Pounder Profile: Varsity Cheerleader Kirstan Morgan

Miracle Strickland, Staff Writer November 1, 2023

The Pounders football team finished up their 2023 Homecoming game on September 29; with a winning score of 34 to 23. GO POUNDERS!  The players on the field gave their all, and their biggest supporters...

Cellphone Policy for 2023-2024 School Year

New Cellphone Rules

Brian Pruitt, Staff Writer November 1, 2023

One of the most controversial topics in Hamilton county to date is the student cell phone restriction policy. Due to what teachers and members of the school board believe to be severe distraction within...


Erielle Hilt, Student Staff November 1, 2023

On Tuesday, October 3rd, the Senior Retake ACT will be administered at Central High School. 11th and 12th graders are required to arrive at school by 7:20 a.m. and will be done by noon. The test will...

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RPG Club Goes In Second Year

Isabella Ervin, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

English teacher, Kevin Parsons (43) is going into his second year of being the sponsor of Central’s RPG club. Parsons defined an RPG as, “A roleplaying game; a game in which the players work together...

CENTRAL HONORS EIGHT VARSITY ATHLETES AT SIGNING DAY CELEBRATION -- Coach Jones and the eight varsity athletes who were honored at the signing day celebration.

Central High School Honors Eight Varsity Athletes at Signing Day Celebration

Maddox Tucker, Staff Writer February 15, 2023

On February 2, 2023 nine senior athletes participated in signing day celebrations, where they were recognized for achievements both on and off the field, and a few had the opportunity to sign national...

THE FILM AND RURITEEN CLUB CONDUCT A CAMPUS BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT- Pictured above are students and volunteers planting new trees to help beautify the front of Central High School.

The Film and Ruriteen Club Conduct a Campus Beautification Project

Melina Barros, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

On Saturday, November 5th, Central High's Ruriteen and Film Club completed a beautification project at Central with the help of Bayside Baptist Church members. The clubs planted trees in front of the school,...

TENNESSEE MANDATES NEW-MANDATORY 10-POINT GRADING SCALE FOR ALL SCHOOLS -- Mrs. Mcgrath grading work in class with the new applied grading scale.

Tennessee Mandates New-Mandatory 10-Point Grading Scale for All Schools

Isabelle Martin, Staff Writer November 3, 2022

After years of having a different grading scale than the rest of Tennessee, Hamilton County Schools is finally correcting this difference. Starting with 2022-23, the county's grading scale has been changed. The...

CENTRAL HIGHS 2022-23 HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN ARE CROWNED- Pictured above is senior Tyson Dean (Left), and Lakiyah Byrd (Right) Centrals homecoming king and queen for the 2022-23 school year.

Central High’s 2022-23 Homecoming King and Queen are Crowned

Miracle Strickland, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

Central High School’s 2022 Homecoming King and Queen were announced on Friday, October 7th.  Out of the many prominent candidates that participated, the titles of King and Queen were given to Tyson...

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