Vans Shoe Contest

By Sal O’Malley

May 10, 2022

Each year, Vans holds a contest in which they select 250 schools to design two pairs of shoes on two topics with a grand prize of $50,000. This year, the topics were “Hometown pride” and “VanD(IY)oren Legacy” after Vans co-founder Paul Van Doren, who passed away last year on May 6.

Bathroom Graffiti

By Heidi McGinnis

May 10, 2022

There are lots of writings and drawings on the bathroom walls of Central. It’s so common that many people forget it’s a crime. Marking a public space by drawing on it without permission is considered vandalism.

Central Visits Inskip Elementary

By Adryanna Brown

May 2, 2022

During the month of March, many Central students took part in speaking to the fifth graders attending Inskip Elementary School. The goal of these talks was to encourage and inspire them and also provide insight to what middle school and high school is like.

Testing Schedule: State testing, AP exams, Senior exams, EOCs

By Kaitlyn Deaderick

April 28, 2022

Tuesday, April 19 all State testing, AP exams, senior exams, and EOCs will begin. There are days when there will not be any testing which will be May 12, 13, 16, and 20.

A brief of the Bobcat Band annual Chili dinner

By Jake Ensor

March 23, 2022

Last month, the commons held one of the most important and eagerly anticipated events of the entire year. This year’s Chili Cook-off was held by the Central Band’s Booster group, and featured a full-length concert performance after the competition was held. 

Freshmen Visit: Class of 2026

By Trinity Sankey

March 11, 2022

Through the halls of Central High School on Thursday, March 10, many future bobcats experienced campus for the first time. The rising freshmen visit included a pep rally, speeches, a student panel and tours.

Bobcat Prom 2022

By Emily Piedot

February 25, 2022

Get your dancing shoes ready because this year’s prom is being held at the On Broadway Event Center on April 16 from 7-10 p.m. Tickets are being sold in Ms. Dorsey’s room 121 at all lunches during the week of February 22 for seniors, and tickets will go on sale for juniors during the week of February 28.

Sentimental Senior Night

By Aylee Suarez

February 25, 2022

Performing a sentimental routine at both basketball halftimes, the dance team celebrated a memorable year at Senior Night. Members reflected on their bonds and had many heartfelt moments.

March 1 events by grade level: field trip, PreACT, ACT and community Service

By Andrew Burnette and Kaitlyn Deaderick

February 23, 2022

Tuesday, March 1 consists of many things, such as the ACT for juniors, a field trip for freshmen, pre-ACT for sophomores, and community service day for seniors. All students testing on campus that day are encouraged to bring a parent note for early dismissal.

Cause and Effect of Misbehavior

By Heidi McGinnis

February 18, 2022

Misbehavior has become a problem here at Central. From fighting and vaping to stealing and vandalizing- why are students acting out?