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Mrs. Lee’s eleventh grade honors English class participates in breakout game

Mrs. Lee’s eleventh grade honors English class participated in a breakout game as a review of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby.” Hints were hidden around the room to assist with different tasks that covered textual comprehension, literary devices and using textual evidence. Pictured are the winning team members, Christopher Leonard, Markee Goff, Abbeie Smith, Kaylee Veith, and Kali and Savannah Snell.

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Central JAG student brings home first place win at our first district competition

Students in Central’s newly created Jobs for Alabama Graduates (JAG) program attended the JAG District Career Development Conference at Marriott Hotel and Conference Center at Capitol Hill in Prattville this week. Students who volunteered to compete in one of three events were Grace Calee, Kamori Hoytt, Skylar Newman, Kali Snell, Makenna Sanders, and Kieasia Tuck. Central senior, Makenna Sanders, won first place in the Financial…

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Central welcomes new head baseball coach, Marvin Pitts

Coach Pitts has been a teacher and coach for 12 years in Mississippi, Florida and Kansas. Coach Pitts moved to Alabama five years ago with his wife, Heather, and their two sons; Micah, 10, and Eli, 7. Coach Pitts’ goal for the season is for the players to build foundational skills and improve their game play while having fun. He will also work on building discipline and…

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Master Builders Robotics Team wins award at competition

The Master Builders Robotics Team competed at the Gigawatts Qualifier in Fort Payne this past Saturday. They were awarded the Core Values Award, which is given to the team that displays extraordinary enthusiasm and spirit, knows they can accomplish more together than they could as individuals, and shows each other and other teams respect at all…

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Central celebrated with Basketball Senior Night Ceremony

As the 2023 basketball season came to a close, Central recognized their senior basketball players and cheerleaders in a special ceremony. Seniors were escorted out by their families and presented with special memorabilia and gifts from their coaches. Makenzie Cardwell was the senior girl’s basketball player recognized, and Alissa Cosby was the senior cheerleader recognized.…

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Mrs. Bee’s class completes the “Bumper Coaster” STEM challenge

Mrs. Bee’s fourth graders completed the “Bumper Coaster” STEM challenge to test height energy and energy transfer. The lesson from Mystery Science explains, “In this mystery, students will explore how energy can be stored as height. In the activity, they will investigate how hills give roller coasters energy by experimenting with a model ‘bumper coaster.’”…

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Central students continue volunteering to help prepare for opening of Coosa County Animal Shelter

    The last couple weekends as we get closer to the grand opening of the Coosa County Animal Shelter, Central students have been spending time at the shelter volunteering their time. Pictured is Daniel Weathers who did a great job helping move furniture and equipment. Also pictured are Zane Bryant and Tanner Hill who worked with plumbing and installing the five outside kennels.  Dennis…

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Third grade students in Mrs. Compher’s class kickoff their Body Quest program

Third grade students in Mrs. Compher’s class kick-off their Body Quest program by donning chef hats. Students will spend nine weeks learning about healthy living. Body Quest is a program provided by the Alabama Cooperative Extension Office. According to their website, “Third-grade classrooms in Alabama are transformed each year into a dojo to combat childhood…

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Pride of Coosa County band members chosen for Elmore/Coosa All-County Honor Band

Central band members had the opportunity to audition for the Elmore/Coosa All-County Honor Band.  Band members who audition have to play five scales and sight read a sheet of music they have never seen and then play the music for the judges. Makenna Sanders on tenor sax, and Abbigal Mizzell, Corrie Haynes and Skylar Newman, all clarinetists, were chosen to play in…

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