Opinion Archive

Among Us- Friendship or Betrayal?

By Sarah Eckberg
October 19, 2020

You have certainly heard about the two-year-old game that has taken a rise in popularity over the past couple of months. Among Us is a game that is played around the globe. This game is very popular- and they’re working on another!

CHS Play Review: An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe

img_1137By Gregory Orsulak
November 8, 2018

On November 1 and 3, Central High School Theatre program performed An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe. As with any high school production, a few moments fell flat, but on the whole, the students produced an entertaining evening of fear, delight, and mystery.

Review: Netflix Original Chilling Adventures of Sabrina


By Lillian Marcum
November 7, 2018

Netflix’s new show The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a spin off of the 90’s classic Sabrina’s Secret Life, told from Sabrina the teenage witch’s perspective.

Venom Movie Review

venomfBy Will Sullivan
October 31, 2018

Venom is the most recent movie spawned from the Marvel Comic Book Universe In it, we see Tom Hardy portraying the character of Eddie Brock, and his symbiote, Venom. Brock works as a journalist who, while investigating a science experiment, is merged with an alien symbiote. It gives him superhuman strength and many other abilities, which he struggles to control throughout the film.

You Won’t Make it Past Episode One of this Scary Series

IMG_0113By Haley Powers
October 31, 2018

Consumed by darkness, Nell sits crying in her bed unable to tell if her eyes are open or closed. As children, many held fears of monsters under their bed. In Nell’s case, she was right.

Play Preview: An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe

show (11) (1)By Gregory Orsulak
October 26, 2018

Interested in horror, theater, or mystery? Central High School Theater presents An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe in the CHS auditorium on November 1 and 3. Curtains rise at 7 PM and tickets are $5. Some teachers are also offering extra credit as an added incentive for students who attend.

Sierra Burgess is a Loser review

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September 14, 2018

Adding to the collection of Netflix Original movies, the streaming service puts out another classic teen romance movie that has a modern spin. Released less than a week ago, Sierra Burgess is a Loserwill quickly become the hyped up movie teen girls just can’t stop watching.


The Book Bucket List

25812109By Grace Cochran 
September 14, 2018

There are lots of things everyone should do before they die; reading some great books should be one of them. Consider the following list when making your own book bucket list:


Who’s Who of Homecoming

IMG_8100By Lindsey Smith
September 14, 2018

Between Spirit Week, pep rallies, superlatives, and decorating hallways, Homecoming at Central can feel like it’s rushing by before some catch their breath. Here’s the rundown of all the highlight

Fresh Advice: What to expect Freshman year

IMG_5676By Lochlyn Treadway
September 10, 2018

Freshmen this year have many things they are expected to do. Since they are new to the school, they have a lot to learn, and are loaded on with more and more responsibilities as their first year at Central begins to progress.


Netflix Original Movies: Stepping Up Their Game

IMG_7103 (1)By Rylie Compton
August 31, 2018

With all of the new releases on Netflix, it can be easy to get stuck sifting through bad movies, so users can be sure to think of all the movies the audience has loved before the next time they set up a movie night.


travis-scott-astroworld-cover-artBy Jake Corum
August 31, 2018

Travis Scott’s third studio album, ASTROWORLD, released on August 3, 2018, has been doing big numbers with 3 songs currently on the Billboard Top 100. Sicko Mode Ft. Drake is currently sitting at #9 being the most popular of the three.

May Teacher Feature: Mrs. Housam

IMG_6235By Lillian Marcum
May 8, 2018

If you’re lucky, you’ve experienced a teacher who did far more than simply educate you, he or she may have also become a mentor, someone who pushes you towards success. Mrs. Housam is that teacher for many students at Central High School.

Is Halloween Really A Holiday? 

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May 8, 2018

Halloween isn’t a holiday. There I said it. Neither is Saint Patrick’s Day, Arbor Day, Cinco de Mayo, or Good Friday. Now I already know what you are thinking, “Tyler, you are an absolute idiot.” However, while I may agree that im stupid, but i am right, and here’s why.

The Conflict of Art and Crime

IMG_1378By Keira Parolari
April 19, 2018

Graffiti earned its age old reputation of deviance and mischief before it became a trend. From spray paint on the side of a building to pencil markings on a student desk, the age old question still remains: is graffiti art or vandalism?

What Teen Drivers Need to KnowRelated image

By Tashae Thomas
April 17, 2018

Many teens are automatically ready to drive but may not know all the rules and regulations that comes with driving. Teens tend to feel invincible on the road until some learn rules of the road the hard way.

Senior Quotes


By Andy Miller
April 17, 2018

At Central High School, one of the the mottoes is “Pride and Tradition”. Tradition includes many things from the colors red and black to senior skip day. Senior quotes are not a part of CHS’s tradition.

 Just Say No to “Just Say No”

Image result for teen drugBy Caleb Pratt
April 13, 2018

The classic “Just say no” statement coined by Nancy Reagan serves as an outdated, ineffective approach to change a drug-addicted America.

Tips on How to Make Your Body Summer Ready

PictureBy Rylee Griffis
April 6, 2018

Is your body summertime ready? While you are working out, are you maintaining a healthy body? There are some simple ways you can get your body looking good while staying healthy and active.

Tips and Skills to Cope with Stress


Natali Pratt and Jaylan Wardlow
April 5, 2018

Although stress is normal in everyone’s life, it can continue at high levels and have a lasting effect on your health. Everyone could use more tips and skills to cope with stress

Getting Involved: Student Edition

PictureNoel Halberstat
April 5, 2018

17 lives lost as another school fell victim to a shooting less than six weeks ago. Students across the nation accepted the challenge of returning to normalcy while also organizing and attending marches against gun violence, much to the dismay of many lawmakers and adults.

Prom Stresses and Dresses

PictureBy Sarah Cox
​April 3, 2018

Let’s face it, prom is stressful. It’s hard to find that perfect dress, date and group to go with. Making everyone happy is difficult and excluding people can be, too. Everyone always talks about all the fun on prom night, but rarely broadcasts the stress behind the scenes.

College Isn’t For Everyone… And That’s Okay

RPictureivers Krantz
March 7, 2018

The multiple-choice concept is well-ingrained into every student’s mind. Standardized tests make the world seem orderly, straightforward, “C” your way out. Yet when we look beyond our K-12 careers into what lies beyond, the choices seem to narrow into a laser focus with one “respectable” choice: college.

March Teacher Feature: Ms. Phillips

PictureBy Sarah Cox
March 2, 2018

We all appreciate teachers who go above and beyond for their students. Teachers who make sure that their students pass their class. Teachers like Ms. Phillips, who take the time to make sure they know their students and makes sure they have a full grasp of their classes.


By Marcus Hixenbaugh
February 2, 2018

Class registration season approaches. Students often struggle to think of the future while stuck in the grind of current classes. However, planning ahead pays off in more ways than one; students should make sure they take advantage of opportunities like Honors, Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment classes.

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