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CENTRAL STUDENTS READY TO PLAY -- Central band members dressed in their concert attire and were ready to perform at UTC.

Central Sound Members Enjoy UTC Tri-State Honor Band

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer February 26, 2016

Every year the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, UTC, has an honor band composed of the best students from lower Tennessee, upper Georgia and Alabama. This year the program consisted of over...

MEMBERS ENJOY THE FIRST JAZZ BAND REHEARSAL -- Band members stay after school to kick off the new jazz band program and begin rehearsal.

Central Band Members Jazz Up The School Year

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer February 10, 2016

Jazz has always been a well known genre of music, but the exciting music style has recently declined in popularity. Jazz hit its peak in the 1950's and remained beloved for years. Through the 90's, almost...

PROM SEASON IS HERE -- Ticket information can be found throughout Centrals hallways.


Brooke Mathews, Staff Writer February 10, 2016

It is that time of year again for juniors and seniors at Central High School - prom season is here. Every year, the junior class helps to organize the event. The seniors are eligible for Prom King and...

FROM STUDENTS TO FUTURE TEACHERS --   students Taya Crowder, Amanda Ray, and Kerri Sylvester work on their teaching projects.

Teaching as a Profession Class Begins “Teaching” Their Classmates.

Jacob Johns, Staff Writer February 10, 2016

As many may know, Central's staff and faculty are always encouraging students to live up to their full potential and find a passion for something. Beverly Hollingsworth, Teaching as a Professions teacher...

STUDENTS GET INTO THE GROOVE OF WRITING FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH -- Junior Taylor Hamby gets his creative juices flowing.

EPB Black History Month Poetry Contest

Josh Sizemore, Staff Writer February 4, 2016

In celebration of Black History Month, the Electric Power Board, or otherwise known as EPB, is giving students in grades ranging from 1-12, an opportunity to submit their poems in the 12th Annual Black...

YARN AND  KNITTING PINS -- Emma Beach poses ready to knit with her yarn and pins.

Emma Beach: Knitting Aficionado

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer January 25, 2016

There is a plethora of talent within the Central High School student body. From musically inclined and artistically gifted students to sports stars and academic experts, talent is abundant. Some talents,...

THE FORCE AWAKENS THEATERS ACROSS THE WORLD -- Star Wars: The Force Awakens is still breaking records in the box office.

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Thrills Central’s Loyal Star Wars Fans

Preston Fore, Staff Writer January 19, 2016

The force was most definitely awoken this winter with the introduction of the first in the sequel trilogy of the Star Wars franchise.  Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the seventh movie in the series,...

STUDENTS REFLECT ON TOP 10 HITS OF 2015 -- Central students share what they thought were the hits and misses of 2015.

Central Students Agree; “Uptown Funk” was Billboard’s Top Song of 2015

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer January 15, 2016

2015 was one of the biggest years for music in history. Several artists made comebacks, such as Taylor Swift, Adele, and Nick Jonas, while some groups suffered breakups, such as One Direction. However,...


Students Spread Holiday Cheer by Helping the Community

Savannah Smith, Assistant Editor December 21, 2015

George Matthew Adams once said, "Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first." As the Christmas season comes around the corner, students should...

FORENSICS FUN -- Senior Katy Pollock enjoys reading the case studies Mrs. Cotreau assigns in class.

Forensic Science Class Is a Favorite Among Students

Payton Haley, Staff Writer December 14, 2015

In Hamilton County, every high school student is required to take four science classes. Biology and chemistry are mandatory, and students may choose two other science classes. Central offers quite a variety...

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