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WE BLEED GOLD AND PURPLE -- Freshman Brandon Huyler and other students donate blood and save lives.

Annual Fall Blood Drive – Another Great Success

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer November 24, 2014

181 Central students participated in the annual fall blood drive on Thursday, November 13. The blood drive was put together by Colonel Bill Brooks, one of the JROTC instructors at Central, and his students....

LARGE AND IN CHARGE -- (From left to right) Superintendent Rick Smith, Donna Horn, Chairperson Sierra Turner, Dennis Huggins, and Dr. Greg Martin.

Central High School Concludes Book Drive

Alyssa Rosenzweig, Managing Editor November 24, 2014

Beginning in the middle of October, Central High School put together a book drive to collect books for those who cannot afford them. Teachers asked their students to bring in a variety of books, whether...

MATH FEVER -- Kiarah Maffet finished Bridge Math a week before Fall Break.

Bridge Student Finishes Year-Long Class in Early Fall

Judith Bell, Staff Writer November 24, 2014

Bridge Mathematics is a year-long online math course that many seniors at Central take. It works by creating a strong foundation in basic math concepts in order to help students master complex math problems....

MAKING A POSITIVE CHANGE -- Charles Eaton is writing an apperication letter to teacher.

FCA Is the New Black

D'Andre Anderson, Staff Writer November 14, 2014

FCA, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, is a program that has touched millions of lives through the common love of sports and God. Since 1954, FCA has been challenging coaches and athletes on the professional,...

SENT WITH LOVE -- Xavier Norwood and Kayla Brown went to the Letters to Veterans Event and wrote letters of encouragement to those who need it the most this holiday season.

Ruriteen Club Organizes Letter to Veterans Event

Judith Bell, Staff Writer November 14, 2014

With the holiday season coming into full swing, everyone is enjoying the spirit of cheer. During the holidays, however, it can be the loneliest times for soldiers and wounded veterans. In times when everyone...

ALL SMILES -- (From left to right)  Mary Haynes, Antonio Mendoza, Devorah Sanchez, Jennifer Willoughby)

Ruriteen Club Appreciates Central’s Lunch Ladies and Janitorial Staff

November 3, 2014

Many times, those who are holding the foundation are forgotten. On Tuesday afternoon, the Ruriteen Club made it their goal to make sure that was not the case with Central's cafeteria and janitorial staff. Everyday,...

PUMPKIN CARVING TRADITION -- Caitlin Maupin and Kelly Wnuk show off their detailed pumpkin carvings along with Mr. Robs (center).

Central High: Building on (Pumpkin Carving) Tradition

Kaleb Blanton, Staff Writer October 31, 2014

Right when you come to the office, it hits you. An excellently-carved pumpkin expresses the love and spirit for our school from art teacher Mickey Robinson. The large orange pumpkin has a Central "C" and...

GINGER PALS -- Amber Haverlah and Brandon Lewis share their red-headed pride.

The Myth About Redheads

Savannah Smith, Staff Writer October 31, 2014

There is a myth that all redheads have very bad tempers. Throughout history, redheads have been feared and revered, loathed and adored, degraded and exalted. Back during the Greek time period, the Greeks...

NEW DRIVERS -- Many sophomores like Andrew Wagner begin the new adventure in the world of driving.

New Drivers On the Loose!

Haley Scarbrough, Staff Writer October 29, 2014

Recently at Central, Officer Marcus Dotson has been giving a Teen Driving class and Nissan shared their "Think Fast" presentation that got students involved in learning the rules of the road. "I don't...

THE QUEEN AND THE KING -- Madison Rogers and Scout Morgan were crowned Homecoming Queen and King at the homecoming football game.

“There’s No Place Like Homecoming”

Allie Nedeau, Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2014

Homecoming week is all about school spirit. Students at Central High School definitely showed their purple pride by participating in the traditions of homecoming. A few of the festivities included the...

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