Entries by Danielle Bennett

Littrell and Fox Recognized at CHS

By: Lily Biggs, Contributing Writer Grafton Littrell, CHS junior, and William Fox, CHS freshman, were named Students of the Month for November. CHS language teacher Jennifer Ludwig nominated Fox for this award, and Chief Bias of the Centralia Police Department nominated Littrell. Fox is the son of Emma Dickinson and Robert Fox. He has two […]

CHS Students Attend Statewide Future Teachers of America Leadership Meeting

By: Samantha Conners, Contributing Writer Students from across the state met in Columbia, Missouri, at the Holiday Inn Expo Center on November 7, 2018, for the Future Teachers of America (FTA) state leadership meeting. The theme for the meeting was “Teachers Inspire.” Scott Smith, MSTA staff attorney, presented a keynote for the students entitled “How […]

Madrigal is Coming!

By:  Alerey Crocker, Contributing Writer The Madrigal is a dinner and show that is held at CHS every holiday season. The CHS Orchestra, Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and Mixed Choir members all perform at this annual event. Leah Rolfson, CHS choir instructor, said, “It will be another year of special traditions. We hope people can make […]

CHS FFA Students Gather for Degree Ceremony

By: Samantha Conners, Contributing Writer On October 10, 2017, 57 students received an FFA Greenhand Degree, and 28 students received an FFA Chapter Degree at Centralia High School. The following requirements must be met to earn a Greenhand Degree at CHS: 1. Be enrolled in agricultural education and have satisfactory plans for a supervised agricultural […]

Stone Receives October Arrangement of the Month

By: Madison Smith, Contributing Writer Mr. Scott Stone, CHS agricultural teacher, received the October Arrangement of the Month from Matt Smith, high school principal. The Arrangement of the Month is a flower bouquet given to an instructor who exemplifies excellence in teaching. Stone is also an FFA adviser. He is constantly working with students and […]

Patton Creates Unique Extra-Credit Opportunity for Government Students

By: Lily Biggs, Contributing Writer Katie Patton, CHS Government teacher, has created a unique and interactive learning experience for her students to encourage them to get involved in their community. By doing approved acts of community service, participating in local government activities, answering questions about their service activity and bringing in signatures or materials from […]

CHS Participates in “Apply Missouri” for Fourth Year

  By:  Sarah Spires, Contributing Writer CHS seniors recently participated in Apply Missouri week. Apply Missouri is a school event sponsored by the Department of Higher Education and the Journey to College Program. This program encourages seniors in high school to start their after-school plans for college, the military or the workforce. During this week, CHS […]

FBLA Experiences Worlds of Fun

By:  Hannah Pendergrast, Contributing Writer On September 28, 2018, FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) members went to Worlds of Fun in Kansas City for the Show-Me Leadership Conference. They participated in open testing, listened to a keynote speaker and went on behind-the-scenes tours of the attractions at the park, including amusement rides and a […]

FBLA and Drama Club Team Up for Halloween Activity

By: Max Beard, Contributing Writer The CHS Drama Club and the Future Business Leaders of America worked together in October to plan a haunted house at the high school. As Halloween approached, the community had the chance to celebrate the holiday with this spooky experience on Friday, October 26, and Saturday, October 27, 2018, from […]

Mayfield Selected for Student of the Month

By: Hannah Pendergrast, Contributing Writer Ethan Mayfield, a senior at Centralia High School, was chosen for Student of the Month in October. Nick Larson, CHS assistant principal, selected him.   Mayfield moved to Missouri from Texas last year, and since then he has adapted very well in Centralia. He moved here with his parents, Monique and […]