Central Times

Hallway Headlines: February 2020

Cameron Rozek, Online Managing Editor & News Editor

March 5, 2020

MONT BELVIEU, Texas — Black student faces discrimination due to his dreadlocks DeAndre Arnold is a senior at Barbers Hill High School who is being withheld from school events due to having dreadlocks.  Arnold’s family is of Trinidadian descent, and it has been a cultural and family tradition to grow dreadlocks that c...

Hallway Headlines: January 2020

Cameron Rozek, Online Managing Editor & News Editor

February 10, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Student expelled from Christian school over rainbow attire Freshman Kayla Alford was expelled from Whitefield Academy after staff discovered photos of her wearing a rainbow shirt and in front of a rainbow birthday cake.  Alford was celebrating her 15th birthday at a restaurant, her mother took a photo...

Hallway Headlines: December 2019

Cameron Rozek, Online Managing Editor & News Editor

December 26, 2019

KERANS, Utah — Student journalists fill need for community newspaper Students at Kerans high school publish a monthly issue of their school newspaper “The Cougar Claw.” Recently, they began distributing the paper to their town of roughly 35,000 people.  The students wanted to begin...

Hallway Headlines: November 2019

Cameron Rozek, Online Managing Editor & News Editor

December 5, 2019

ELGIN, Ill. -  School hosts Autism awareness concert Elgin High School put on a band concert designed to be specifically for listeners with sensory disorders and autism. The concert was put on to help raise awareness and funding for students on the Autism spectrum.  Not only did the co...

Hallway Headlines: October 2019

Cameron Rozek, News Editor & Online Editor

November 1, 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - School bans cell phones Lumen Christi High School banned cell phones on campus at the beginning of this school year. Reports say that staff and students find the change to be positive. Teachers have noted increased focus and attentiveness during class. The school is rather smal...

Hallway Headlines: September 2019

Cameron Rozek, News Editor, Online Editor

October 7, 2019

Anchorage, Alaska  Breckynn Willis is a 17 year athlete at Diamonds Highschool in Anchorage, Alaska. After winning a race, she was disqualified by the referee, who claimed her school-issued swimsuit violated the national standard. Alaska schools follow the national standard that requires the b...

Hallway Headlines: December 2017

Mary Szymanski and Max Walts

December 28, 2017

1. Long Island, N.Y. Students at Franklin Square High School on Long Island reclaimed the Guinness World Record on having the largest chain of falling cereal boxes in a domino chain. The students first set the record on Nov. 27, only to have Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson break th...

Hallway Headlines: November 2017

Mary Szymanski, Head News Editor

November 29, 2017

1. Roleswelle, N.C. Isaiah Langston, a football player at Rolesville, died in 2014 from a stroke that resulted from a head injury allegedly incurred during football practice. After an ongoing lawsuit against Rolesville High in Rolesville, N.C., it has been ruled that the Langs...

Hallway Headlines: October 2017

Mary Szymanski, Head News Editor

November 7, 2017

1. Hope Mills, N.C. At Gray’s Creek High School in North Carolina, fliers containing recruitment information for the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) were handed out at the Friday night football game on Oct. 6. The KKK was trying to recruit white male football players. On the fliers were rac...