Entries by Danielle Bennett

Angell Wins Miss Outstanding Teen Columbia

By:  Shelby Brumback, Contributing Writer On Saturday, February 16, 2019, at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, Schyler Angell earned the title of Miss Columbia’s Outstanding Teen. Angell has participated in pageants for the last three years. She first developed an interest for competing after Shelby Ringdahl, Miss Missouri 2013, came and spoke to the students […]

Foster Interns at Hubbell Power Systems

By: Rebecca Hudson, Contributing Writer Quentin Foster is a senior at Centralia High School, and he is spending some of his class time interning at Hubbell Power Systems through the high school’s FLEX program. Foster wants to be an engineer after high school, so he is interning at Hubbell to gain some field experience. He […]

CHS Presents Hello Dolly! This Weekend

The CHS Musical will take place this weekend, April 12 and 13.  Show Times:  Friday, April 12–7:00 PM and Saturday, April 13–7:30 PM The show will take place in the CHS gym.   Ticket prices:  $10 for adults and $5 for students You may buy tickets at the door, or you may purchase them earlier. Tickets […]

FTA Members Read at PTO Literacy Night

By:  Morgan Crane, Contributing Writer On Thursday, January 24, CHS FTA members met at Chance Elementary School to participate in the PTO Literacy Night. Griffin Anderson, Josie Specker and Mara Davis, along with Danielle Bennett, their sponsor, helped younger kids read stories and make crafts throughout the evening. The night began in the cafeteria where […]

FLEX FOCUS: Dickerson Receives On-the-Job Training at Richman Graphics

By: Careena Crabtree, Contributing Author Kyra Dickerson, CHS senior, works at Richman Graphics in Centralia for her FLEX block. FLEX provides high school students an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in local workplaces. During their FLEX block, participants perform the daily tasks of the job. This experience also allows students to explore future careers they […]

Higginson Receives February Arrangement of the Month

By: Morgan Crane, Contributing Writer Dr. Matt Smith, the CHS principal, awarded Erin Higginson, CHS math department head and dual credit instructor, the arrangement of the month for February. Each month, a teacher is given the Arrangement of the Month, a flower bouquet, after demonstrating excellent teaching methods or helping in an extraordinary way at […]

FBLA Update: Centralia FBLA Hosts School Nerf War, Sends Members to DLC and SLC

By: Hannah Pendergrast, Contributing Writer FBLA has been busy these past couple of months. For example, the Centralia FBLA chapter has scheduled game nights, attended a legislative day at Missouri’s capital, competed at FBLA District Leadership Conference (DLC) and hosted a public Nerf War fundraiser. Currently, they are planning for the trip to FBLA State […]

February SAE Spotlight: Ella Holiman

By: Samantha Conners, Contributing Writer Mr. Scott Stone and Mrs. Lori Lewis, Centralia FFA advisors, nominated Ella Holiman for the FFA February SAE spotlight. Ella Holiman is a CHS sophomore who is involved in softball and orchestra. Outside of school, she shows horses. Holiman’s SAE is working at a horse stable as a stable hand, […]