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Friday, March 9, 2018
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Friday, March 09, 2018
Morning Announcements

Central High School

Announcements for Friday, March 9, 2018

The mission of Central High School is to provide all students with educational opportunities through a challenging curriculum which meets the needs of a diverse school community.

Teachers -- Please check dress code, get rid of food and drinks from outside vendors, have students spit out gum and remove hoods. Only earbuds are used on campus, not Beat headphones.

The Pride Leadership group will meet each Friday morning in the TLC room at 7:30 a.m. Please see Coach Smiley if you can not attend or have any questions.


In honor of Beta Club week Blaise Bergiel gives Mr. Horsley a shout out saying, You have taught me that hard work and dedication always pay off, but it’s still OK to have a little fun along the way. Thanks for being my favorite coach, teacher, and friend. Skylar Hedrick sends Mrs. Robertson this shout out, Thank you for being an amazing teacher for everyone. You’ve helped me with not only making big academic decisions, but also some personal challenges. You are truly a magnificent teacher and person. Thank you.

Beta Club member Christin Smith sends a shout out to Coach Josh Smith, You are so energetic and get my morning started. You really teach me a lot and I love going to your class every morning.  Jasmine Dunlap shout out to Mr. Conerly, You have given me an interest in World History which makes me want to dig deeper. You have expanded my knowledge so much I actually get answers right on Jeopardy! Madison Spruell shouts out to Ms. Monica Smith, Thank you for being the backbone of our staff. Thank you for answering all our questions and guiding us to produce the best Yearbooks! We are so thankful for you and your dedication! And last but not least, to Ms. Courtney Zhorella from Breanna Weinman, Thank you for influencing me and giving me a love of music. I’m so happy you joined our school this year. I love band everyday because of you!

Today’s second big shout out goes to the Boys and Girls Track Teams for earning top scores and places  at the Mt. Zion track meet. For the girls, Jade Simmins 1st place in the Shot Put, Karolyn Sales 1st place in the 300 meters hurdles, and Asia Mitchell 2nd place in the 200 meter dash. For the boys, the team took 3rd in the long jump, Kameron Brown 1st place, Tyree Blocker 2nd, Dylan Adams 3rd, in the Triple Jump Jamarcus Strange 1st place, Wesley Henderson 3rd place, for the Shot Put Malcolm Brown 1st place, Shane Bruce 2nd place, in the Discuss Jarvis Brown 2nd place, running the 1 Mile Lyle Smith 1st  place, Sidney Stone 2nd place, in the 2 Mile Justin Rivers 3rd place, in the 800 meters Lyle Smith 2nd place, in the 200 meters Shane Bruce 2nd place, in the 300 meters Hurdles Derek Wright 2nd place, in the 4 by 100 meters relay Central A team took 1st place and Central B team took 2nd place.


Students, do you want to park closer everyday? Here is your chance! The Shotgun Team will be selling raffle tickets next week for the chance to park in Mr. Griffis’ parking spot, next to the front door, the week of March 26-30. Tickets will be sold at lunch for $5 all next week.

Seniors are eligible for a wide variety of scholarships for many different fields, from the Carroll EMC Lineman School scholarships to scholarships for people with red hair.  Your counselor needs to know what your future plans are so that we can help get you the information you to prepare for your future. Please complete the short survey on the Senior Google Classroom run by the Guidance Office.  If you have not previously accessed this Google Classroom, the code is olbpbuz.

Teachers, please read your email regarding student surveys in the Media Center.

Any senior planning to attend West Georgia Technical College after graduation can register to take the ACCUPLACER admissions test for free on March 29th.  You must register in the Guidance Office by noon on March 23rd.

Ms. Leonine pageant contestants should plan to attend a meeting on after school on Monday, March 12, in room 401. If you cannot attend, please see Ms. Phillips in room 401.


Has your family lost a loved one to heart failure? If so, then you can help. The American Heart Association funds research to help people stay healthy. Key Club is raising money for American Heart Association Five to Life campaign. You can help this worthy campaign by buying a wristband during lunch for $5.00. When you make a purchase, your name will go into a drawing for a $25.00 Chick-Fil-A gift card. In addition, you will have permission to wear your hat with your wristband on March 16 and 23.

If you are interested in trying out for the 2018-2019 cheerleading team, you need to see Mrs. Jordan to pick up paperwork. Once you have paperwork completed, you need to turn it in to Mrs. Jordan. You must have a physical on file to participate in tryouts.

Friday, March 9, Carroll County Schools will host a district wide awareness and fundraiser day for the March of Dimes. We encourage everyone to contribute $1 to wear a hat and wear purple. Funds will be collected from all 23 schools and the county office in support of fighting premature births. Please do you part and buy your sticker to wear a hat! Stickers will be on sale in the cafeteria and gym before school next week. You must wear a sticker to participate; thank you for your support of this worthy cause.

If you are interested in playing volleyball next year, please plan to attend an informational meeting in the Walker Gym on Thursday, March 15 from 3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. If you are unable to attend the meeting, please contact Coach Chris Smith at

Students interested in Career Connections (formerly called Work-Based Learning) should fill out an application at Program details and requirements can be found on the web link. The Career Connections handout is available in the guidance office. Forms are due no later than April 15.

Students, if you are going to prom, you must fill out a prom form. If your date does not attend Central High School, you must get a date form for your date and your must provide a copy of their driver's license.  Please see Mrs. Trumble, Mrs. Wooten, or Mrs. DeFriese for prom forms. All forms must be returned by March 16.


YEARBOOKS- $95.00- Monica Smith

JUNIOR DUES/PROM-$200.00- Stephanie Trumble, Megan Wooten, Kaci Perryman

SENIOR DUES/$125.00-Sandy Duffey


Tennis travels to LaGrange, soccer is home against Chapel Hill and baseball is home against Bremen. JV baseball plays home tomorrow against Lafayette Christian and tennis is at LaGrange.

It’s a great day to be a Central Lion and let’s remember, we are one community, one family, and one pride. Keep it rolling and keep it clean!

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