Red Gerard: Youngest snowboarding gold medalist

By: Katie Percha The 2018 Winter Olympics are in full swing, and this year’s games are as eventful and historic as ever. From the unified Korean team to the historic landing of the triple axel by the first ever American woman, PyeongChang is witness to events that will never be forgotten, including the slopestyle run…

School dance goes down the hole

By: Katie Percha This year, the Winter Formal was shaping up to be a fun-filled night with lots of dancing and good times, but winter weather and dangerous driving conditions put an end to all of that as the dance was cancelled in the wake of a winter storm that had closed school the day…

Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. life

By: Leila Barnes Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Day, which falls on January 15 this year, is set aside each year as an opportunity to honor the legacy of the famous activist who fought for equal rights among Americans. Dr. King certainly made an impact in America, but what did he change for Central students…

Coping with a Mental Illness

By: Alyssa Rester Mental illness is a very serious and very relevant topic today. Many of us not only have seen loved ones suffer, but also have suffered these illnesses ourselves. But what we have not seen is how we, along with those around us, are supposed to cope and deal with those daily struggles.…

Winter storm brings on a snow day

By Alyssa Rester The entire week last week, there was talk about an enormous snow storm that was on course to hit this past friday January 12. Predictions for snow accumulation varied as each day passed and students were in high hopes of a snow day. The snow hit during the second hour of the…

Organization tries to bring light back into children’s lives

By: Alyssa Rester Many kids have the glorious dream of standing in front of Cinderella’s castle and spending their day living like a king or queen in the happiest place on earth. Unfortunately, there are many kids who dream this dream from their hospital beds. Crowns Against Cancer is a non- profit organization whose main…