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Poet lights spark in young Memphis writers

By Kira Tucker (Central High School)

Award-winning poet, teacher and literary activist Heather Dobbins is inspiring youth in the local community to “find their best” while making discoveries about themselves and the world around them through words. 647 more words

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Let's get ready to Rumble

By Courtney Cox (Central High School)

Can an atheist be saved? 

The author of Crank and Tricks, Ellen Hopkins, tells a riveting story of a young teen dealing with faith and forgiveness in her newest book Rumble. 330 more words

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How to Beat the "Freshman 15"

By Angelica Martini (Central High School)

With an extensive workload and planning time for friends, it is far from easy for a college freshman to maintain a healthy diet. 532 more words

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Should I stay or should I go?

By Ivy Arnold (Central High School)

To stay or not to stay? That is the question that lingers in the head of Memphis seniors this fall, as they complete the college admissions process… 545 more words

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High School Football Game In Bridgeport Stopped After Gunfire Erupts

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Thanksgiving Day high school football game was suspended in Bridgeport after gunshots were fired nearby, authorities said.

Officials suspended the game between Warren Harding and Central high schools after shots were fired around 11:15 Thursday morning at Boston and Central avenues. 156 more words

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Mrs. Jean Payne's lesson in objectivity

Probably my favorite teacher in high school was Mrs. Jean Payne.

I took a class called American Government from her, and learned a huge amount about history, civics and politics, but I realized afterward that the most important thing she taught me was about something else—fairness. 357 more words

Charger Football

Charger football is now three games into the 10 game season, and last Friday night the team suffered their first loss. Wichita Falls defeated Central 27 – 7 in a cool windy night in Wichita Falls. 268 more words

Aaron Spivey