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PASS THE PLATE -- The Ruriteens and other volunteers stood at the roadside passing out energy bars, bananas, and drinks to the racers.

Central’s Ruriteen Club Joins Forces with Ironman Chattanooga

Judith Bell, Staff Writer September 29, 2014

Although Ironman would be recognized as a top-selling movie series for many, in this context, it is a well renowned triathlon that spent its eleventh year here in Chattanooga. The organizers saw the city's...

HOLLINGSWORTHS AND HAVERLAHS  STUDENTS VISIT UNUM --  Hollingsworths class takes a trip to UNUM and participates in computer simulation.

Central Pathways To Prosperity Students Take Trip to UNUM

Haley Scarbrough, Staff Writer September 29, 2014

On Monday, September 25, Pathways to Prosperity students took a trip to the insurance company UNUM to job shadow. Pathways to Prosperity was designed to help prepare students for their immediate future...

CALLED TO LEAD -- Brandon Lewis guides freshman Monet Henderson around the Central.

New School Year Brings a New Group of MTS Ambassadors

Judith Bell, Staff Writer September 29, 2014

Early September marked the eleventh year of the Math, Technology, and Science Academy at Central along with their prized possession, the MTS Ambassadors. The MTS Ambassadors is a leadership group whose...

RACHELS CHALLENGE -- This moving program is changing lives one step at a time through kind gestures.

Central’s Guidance Office Starting a Chain Reaction With Rachel’s Challenge

Philip Bonnington, Sports Editor September 28, 2014

There are big things coming to Central on November 11, and one thing in particular is a program called Rachel's Challenge. Rachel's Challenge is a national, non-profit organization that is dedicated to...

Senior Success Day: A Great Triumph

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer September 26, 2014

On Thursday, September 18, the senior class was given the opportunity to participate in a yearly event known as Senior Success Day. At Senior Success Day, students get to hear from an array of colleges...

WORLD TRADE CENTER UP IN FLAMES -- Nina Rodrigues life touched by 9/11 tragedy.

9/11 Tragedy Hits Close to Home for Foreign Exchange Student Nina Rodrigues

Shelby Campbell, Staff Writer September 23, 2014

13 years ago on September 11, 2001, tragedy struck the United States of America. Many people were affected, and many people lost their lives. One of Central High School's own, Nina Rodrigues, could have...

GIRL POWER -- From left to right: officers Monet Henderson, Kassidy Hope, and Lakia Chin.

Class Officers on the Rise at Central

D'Andre Anderson, Staff Writer September 22, 2014

Officers have been selected for the roles of leadership of their classes this year. In the past years, officers have made differences and taken stands for their classes. Most people say that it is a privilege...

STUDENT CENTER -- Central High School shows their school spirit at the Marion County Football game.

Student Section Erupts at Central High School

Kaleb Blanton, Staff Writer September 19, 2014

On Friday night at Central Memorial Stadium, the Central Purple Pounders dominated Marion County 7-0. The crowd was absolutely huge, and Central's student section was in full force supporting the football...

NEW STUDENTS AT CENTRAL -- (Left to right) Andrea Garcia and Nick Cervantes are excited about their new school.

Central Welcomes New Students

Ursula Santos, Staff Writer September 17, 2014

Central welcomes all new students, whether they are from out of the county, state, or country. Nina Rodrigues and Andrea Garcia are two foreign exchange students this school year, and Nick Cervantes transferred...

EAGLE EYE -- Three members of Centrals  JROTC are (left to right) James Walker, Darren Jamerson, Hayden Forgey.

Central’s JROTC Celebrates 95th Anniversary

D'Andre Anderson, Staff Writer September 11, 2014

The JROTC program is a huge part of Central, and this December marks its 95th year at our school. With the anticipation of World War I in 1916, former principal First Name Ziegler wanted a military training...

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