Central H.S. Announcements for 02/05/2018 


On this date in 1990, Columbia University graduate and Harvard University Law student Barack Obama became the first African American to be named President of Harvard Law Review. 


There is a PTSA meeting on Wednesday, February 7th,  in the CHS library at 7:00p. Hope to see you there.


Congratulations also to the Scholastic Bowl team on their 8th place finish at the EIU Pine Honors College Scholastic Bowl Tournament on Saturday. Congratulations to Jeremy Larson on his 4th place MVP recognition for answering 18 individual toss-up questions on Saturday.

Seniors: If you didn't turn in your Senior Awards voting slips and quote into Yearbook, you have until the end of the day TODAY.

Rehearsals for the Black History Program are TODAY, TOMORROW, and Wednesday in Decker Theater and Thursday in room 229 and Friday in Decker Theater from 3:30 to 5:30p each day. 

Student Council will meet in the library lecture hall TOMORROW,  February 6th, at 7:30 am.

Students interested in learning about racial identity development and becoming advocates for racial justice should consider joining RISE. RISE, the Racial Identity Student Experience, is comprised of students from Central, Centennial, and Novak and caring adults who wish to formulate a progressive understanding about race. All genders and gender expression are welcome. A light dinner will be provided. The next meeting is here at Central TOMORROW in room 218A and College and Career Center from 4:00p -5:30p. Interested students can see Ms. Flugge, Mr. Cooper, and Mr. Shelden Turner for more information.   

Seniors:  Your official Senior Portraits will be taken on February 15th and 16th.  Yearbook will be signing you up for time slots closer to those dates. 


The wrestling team placed 7th at regionals on Saturday at Mahomet. Congratulations to Dalton Hall on winning the regional title at 160 pounds. Terrell Lyons placed 2nd at 126 pounds, Deleon Rice placed 4th at 120 pounds and Yaret Campuzano placed 4th at 132 pounds. 

Congratulations to the JV girls' basketball team on their 47-31 victory at Peoria Manual on Saturday.

Congratulations to the varsity boys' basketball team on their victories at Peoria Notre Dame on Friday and against Chatham Glenwood on Saturday.

The JV boys' swimming and diving team placed 5th and the varsity team placed 6th as a team at the Big 12 Conference Championship on Saturday. Varsity members that earned all-conference recognition include: Ryan Wierschem, Nik Johnson, Mitchell Devine, Andrew Trame, Zach Plattner and Davin Yoo.

To spring boys' tennis players of 2017, we need photographs for Yearbook. Please email to Ms. Salfelder or see her in room 119.

There will be an informational meeting for boys tennis on Wednesday, February 7th,  at 3:30 in room 215.


Tomorrow:  There will be a presentation by the University of Illinois regarding the Parkland Pathway program.  This program is for students who would like to attend Parkland College for two years and then transfer to the University of Illinois.  Students will earn both their Associates and Bachelors’ degrees.  Also, Central's U.S. Navy recruiter will be meeting with students.  

On Wednesday: The representatives from Eastern Illinois University will be meeting with any seniors who would like to apply to EIU.  The representatives will be waiving the $30 application fee during this event.  

On Thursday: Central's Marine Corps recruiter will be meeting with any students who are interested in learning more about the United States Marine Band.  Also, the Paul Mitchell the School-Normal will be meeting with students who are interested in learning more about the beauty treatment field.

To reserve a seat for any of these visits, students are to use their Naviance account or can visit the College & Career Center.

Seniors, if you applied to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and were deferred or wait listed, please see Mr. Tanner immediately in the College & Career Center. 

The Stephens Family YMCA is looking for part-time lifeguards. Applicants must display strong water skills and possess a serious attitude towards lifeguarding.  If interested, please visit the "employment opportunities" tab on the College & Career Center's website or see Mr. Tanner in the College & Career Center.