Entries by Danielle Bennett

Gilman Receives CHS May Arrangement of the Month

Dr. Matt Smith, CHS principal, selected high school math teacher Elizabeth Gilman to receive the May Arrangement of the Month. In addition to teaching Geometry, Gilman teaches Accelerated Math 9 and 10. She also acted as the head senior class sponsor during the 2018-2019 school year. Smith recognized the extra work that a head sponsorship […]

Crockett Publishes First Book

By: Morgan Crane, Contributing Writer Parker Crockett, a CHS sophomore, has recently self-published a book entitled Torn Dress. According to Crockett, the book is about “a twisted side of Cinderella, spinning her life into what I saw while watching the movies.” To make this story a reality, it took about six years of hard work […]

FFA Students Earn Awards This Spring

By: Lily Biggs, Contributing Writer The FFA contest teams have been very busy this spring competing at various contests. Over the last few weeks, Centralia FFA has represented their chapter by advancing through all the contest levels. The Area IV Contest was held at Centralia High School on March 20. The teams placed high in […]

Patton Chosen CHS 2019 Teacher of the Year

By: Hannah Pendergrast, Contributing Writer Katie Patton, CHS Government and Advanced U.S. History teacher, was announced CHS Teacher of the Year on Friday, May 10, 2019, at the Senior Scholarship and Award Ceremony. According to Dr. Smith, CHS principal, Patton has been a great asset for the school and its students. Dr. Smith commented on […]

Crutchfield Chosen May CHS Student of the Month

By: Alerey Crocker, Contributing Writer Elijah Crutchfield was recently named the Student of the Month for May at Centralia High School. Crutchfield was a senior this past school year at CHS, and he graduated in May. He is the son of Angela Crutchfield, and his siblings are Destiny Ridenhower and Harrison Ridenhower. During high school, […]

Million Chosen CHS 2019-20 STUCO President

By: Samantha Taylor, Contributing Writer On Friday, April 26, 2019, the future CHS Student Council (STUCO) officers were announced. After receiving the results from the student body voting ballots, Caroline Million, CHS junior, was named STUCO president. The other newly appointed officers are Anna Million, vice president;  Emily Burkhardt, secretary; Laken Aulbur, treasurer; and Katie […]

Band Students Take Trip to Chicago

By: Chloe Towne, Contributing Writer Forty-six Centralia band students took a trip to Chicago, Illinois, with Kim Neighbors, their director, on April 18 through 22, 2019. According to Neighbors, the band trip takes place for the prestigious and educational experience it offers students. CHS band students have the opportunity to attend a trip with their […]

Ag Structures Students Make Lasting Contribution to CHS

By: Samantha Taylor, Contributing Writer When Mrs. Tonya Schmidt, CHS science instructor and head prom sponsor, asked the B5 Ag Structures class to build a bridge for prom that could be used during the Grand March festivities, Elijah Crutchfield, Carson Flick, Skyler Gallegos, Cameron Logsdon, Jase Cox and Christian Barrett-Gerhardt answered her request. Many steps […]