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Redhawks of the Week: Junior Catherine Chang

Junior Catherine Chang was selected as one of this week's Redhawks of the Week. (photo courtesy of Catherine Chang)

Emily Zhen, Managing Editor, Opinions Columnist

January 27, 2014

As a staff, the Central Times strives to recognize the accomplishments, talents, personalities, ambitions and...

Redhawks of the Week: Sophomore Kevin Trickey

Sophomore Kevin Trickey, pictured here, is one of this week's Redhawks of the Week. He is passionate about playing the violin and playing soccer.

Sharon Pan, Opinions Editor

January 27, 2014

As a staff, the Central Times strives to recognize the accomplishments, talents, personalities, ambitions and...

Coed acapella group Enchords offers singers opportunity to share their talent

Gloria Korpas, Front Page Editor

January 20, 2014

The successes of the movie “Pitch Perfect” and the TV show “The Sing-Off” prove that a cappella groups, ensembles that sing without instrumental accompaniment, are more popular than ever.  After winning the third season of “The Sing-Off,” Pentatonix became an internet sensation and has YouTube videos with more than...

Career and Technical Education teacher Christine Bell shares her work experience prior to teaching

Gloria Korpas, Front Page Editor

January 20, 2014

Some Central students know Christine Bell as a Career and Technical Education teacher; others have heard she is a marathon runner. Fewer know about Bell's job experience before coming to Central. Bell went to college in Louisiana and studied what interested her: marketing. While in college, she got a job in the hospitality...

Business Professionals of America competes at Area, 38 students qualify for State

Emily Zhen, Managing Editor

January 19, 2014

Business Professionals of America is a national business organization and a club here at Central. On Jan. 11, about 60 students competed in Area competition at Neuqua Valley High School and 38 students placed high enough to qualify for the State Leadership Conference. State competition will be from Feb. 27-March 1 at the Doubletree...

Diving state champion Sydney Dusel shares her story

Emily Zhen, Managing Editor

December 17, 2013

Two years ago, diving wasn’t anywhere on Sydney Dusel’s radar. At the time, the Central sophomore was a nationally ranked gymnast training at level 10, the stage before Olympic level. ​But a severe back injury forced Dusel to quit gymnastics right before high school. Her diving journey began soon after. ​This...

Melissa Faron shares her experiences before teaching at Central

Sharon Pan, Opinions Editor

November 19, 2013

It's not everyday that a high school sophomore starts her own concert business. It's  rare to find someone who has planned schedules of big name artists, such as Gwen Stefani of No Doubt and Blink 182, or has juggled a managing position for MTV at night while earning a teaching degree during the day. With smooth, light blond hair, a s...

Seniors Camille Alvino and Kendall Olsen shave heads for St. Baldrick’s fundraiser

Shelbey Vandenbroucke, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2013

Cancer affects hundreds of thousands of families yearly, striking them with treacherous medical costs and lengthy hospital stays. Victims of cancer unwillingly end up sporting a bald head as a result of chemotherapy, but seniors Camille Alvino and Kendall Olsen are making a statement for those who have no choice. On Sept....

Bryn Michaels, ballerina

Gloria Korpas, Front Page News Editor

October 27, 2013

As a small child, every girl dreams of being a ballerina. Sophomore Bryn Michaels is working to make that dream a reality. When she was 4, Michaels signed up for her first ballet class. Now, at the age of 15, Michaels continues dancing ballet with great devotion. Michaels dances seven days a week—for a total of 26 hours—at...