School News

Sydney Gastman, staff writer

Art Club had yet another successful year showing off the students’ best work at the Arkansas Young Artists Association annual art show in Little Rock on April 12. Central left with 62 awards, including Best in Show, which...

May 23, 2017

Revamped central website brings it’s A-game

Rebekah Harpool, staff writer

In its very essence, Central is rooted in the past. The history and culture that surrounds Central defines it and is part of the beauty that it holds. However, Central is being revamped in an exciting way. Its new website...

May 23, 2017

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Voices

Women’s Month boosts pride, celebrates progress

Annie Simon, staff writer

International Women’s Month gives women an incentive to show their pride and unity. It commemorates the history behind the women’s rights movement. We celebrate how far women have come and the freedoms we’ve gai...

May 15, 2017

The Crippling Disease That Is Senioritis

The Crippling Disease That Is Senioritis

Lily Jones, executive editor

Once a motivated student, B’s and C’s on edline now no longer bother me. My focus has shifted to better things like Netflix and naps. I no longer do my homework at home, and I have become infinitely more familiar with Sparknotes than the table of contents in my English books.

May 10, 2017

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Sports

Dance competition season keeps dancers on their toes

Sydney Gastman, staff writer

While dancing for 16 to 20 hours a week may seem like a lot, the dancers at Rock City Dance Center (RCDC) wouldn’t have it any other way. With the dance competition season...

May 15, 2017No Comments

Miracle League offers rewarding volunteer experience to students

Lauren Berry, Sports Editor

A couple weeks ago, a friend of mine and I went to volunteer down by the river at Junior Deputy baseball league.   You may be thinking, “why does Junior Deputy...

May 15, 2017No Comments

Back to Bats: Neighborhood Softball League Promotes Community, Engages Girls of All Ages

May 15, 2017

Paying College Athletes: The Pricey Divide

Paying College Athletes: The Pricey Divide

May 1, 2017

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Features

Junioritis: Students feel overwhelmed as finals and AP exams hit

Amy Schexnayder, staff writer

Near the end of the year, motivation for almost any student is at an all-time low. Once the month of May has arrived, snow cone shacks open, the weather gets hot, and it feels like it’s summer once again....

May 19, 2017

Students Make International Summer Plans

Students Make International Summer Plans

Louisa Utley, staff writer

For some, summer vacation means popsicles and pool time. For others, summer is a time of adventuring and exploring. This summer, Central students are traveling the globe, from The magical world of Harry...

May 10, 2017

Blast From The Past: Alumnus Voices Popular TV Character

Blast From The Past: Alumnus Voices Popular TV Character

Fran Delacey, staff writer

Blue skin, large nose, yellow eyes, eight legs, no pants, who does this make you think of? That’s right, Squidward Tentacles, a supporting character on Nickelodeon’s long-time running cartoon, Spongebob...

May 8, 2017

Prom Throwback

Prom Throwback

Jada Henry, executive editor

“What was most special about senior prom for me was that my date was my future husband and the man I have been married to for 25 years,” English teacher Amber McCuien said. “How many people can say they attended their senior prom with the love of their life?”

May 4, 2017

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