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GIVING BLOOD, SAVING LIVES -- Many Central students helped save three lives by giving blood.

Blood Drive “Drives” Students to Help the Community

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer November 4, 2015

Central is all about helping the community as much as possible. One way we do this is by having two blood drives through Blood Assurance every year. This is a simple and easy way for students to help...

HOMECOMING COURT ROYALTY -- Seniors Delisha Davis and Matthew Gines take home the crown at Homecoming.

Davis is Queen, Gines Named King of Rain-Delayed Homecoming 2015

Savannah Smith, Assistant Editor November 4, 2015

Central High School has many annual traditions, one of which is Homecoming. The event was rescheduled from October 2 to October 16 due to inclement weather. Friday, October 16, the Homecoming festivities...

THIS IS HALLOWEEN, THIS IS HALLOWEEN -- Halloween haunts the halls and students of Central High.

Editorial: High Schoolers Celebrate Halloween in Different Ways

Preston Fore, Staff Writer October 30, 2015

Halloween falls on October 31 every year, and it is a special holiday in many high school students' childhoods. As they mature, many high school students put a halt to the childhood tradition of trick-or-treating...

PICTURES OF THE PAST -- The yearbook baby picture of Lily deCordova is a reminder of all the memories that have shaped her into the wonderful senior she is now.

Baby Pictures Still a Big Part of Champion Yearbook

Josh Sizemore, Staff Writer October 28, 2015

Whether students look forward to yearbook pictures or not, they must be taken every year. For seniors, it's a whole different story. They must take and submit formal, casual, and baby pictures to go in...

CHS GRADUATION RATES FOR 2013-2014 -- Centrals graduation rate has seen a slight increase and is in search of an even bigger increase for the 2016 school year!

Graduation Rates: Calculated By More Than Just a Diploma

Preston Fore, Staff Writer October 27, 2015

High school students work and strive toward the moment when they walk across the stage at graduation to receive their diploma. All of these students make up the graduation rate for Central High School,...

AN 11-YEAR WINNING STREAK -- The seniors beat the juniors 21-7 in Centrals yearly Powderpuff game.

After Rescheduling, Seniors Top Juniors in Powder Puff Game

Brooke Mathews, Staff Writer October 19, 2015

Homecoming Week is highly anticipated at Central High School - students get to scrap their khaki pants and polo shirts for a more wild approach. This year's themed days included Tacky Day, Sports Day,...

ANTICIPATION -- The Central choir sits through preparations for their choir concert.

Concert Choir Performs at Festival, Continues to Show Improvement

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer October 14, 2015

At Central, there is a surplus of talent in every subject. On Tuesday, September 29, the Central High School choir went to a choir festival at Ridgedale Baptist Church. This opportunity was a way for...

COLLEGE COURSES IN THE HALLS OF CENTRAL -- Several of Centrals upperclassmen are taking college courses through the Dual Enrollment program at Chattanooga State.

Dual Enrollment Classes Are a Big Boost For College-Bound Seniors

Payton Haley, Staff Writer October 13, 2015

Central High School is all about offering a wide variety of classes to students no matter what they wish to become after high school. We have everything that is required and more to help students on their...

STRICKLANDS PHYSICS CLASS CATAPULTS THEIR WAY INTO 2ND QUARTER -- Central students build catapults for freshmen physics class.

Central’s Catapult and Trebuchet Project is Model for Other Schools

Josh Sizemore, Staff Writer October 12, 2015

Mr. Chip Strickland is teaching his freshman physics students to build abstract catapults and trebuchets. He created this project three years ago because he was enamored by the festival, "Punkin Chunkin"....

DRUMLINE MARCHES TO FIRST PLACE -- Centrals Marching Band Drumline received first place at a recent competition.

Central Sound Marching Band Soars at Weekend Competitions

Preston Fore, Staff Writer October 2, 2015

The Central Sound of Chattanooga, under the leadership of band director Joshua Bloodworth, has been working hard since summer to master routines and performances. Over the past two weekends, the band demonstrated...

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