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Central High School to offer the SAT

August 1, 2016

Illinois high schools, including Central High School, will offer the SAT for free on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. In a July email Tony Smith, Illinois State Superintendent of Education, said, “During the upcoming year, all public . . . read more

Central students above state and national averages on AP exam

July 28, 2016

Last May, thirty-one Central High School students took 38 Advanced Placement (AP) exams with the possibility of receiving college or university credit. Most colleges and universities grant college credit for scores of three or . . . read more

Schafer named AP Scholar with Distinction

July 28, 2016

A year after being recognized with the Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Award, Brooke Schafer was designated as an AP Scholar with Distinction. She is the first Central student to receive either such designation. There . . . read more

Soccer team to host color run

July 27, 2016

The Central High School soccer team is excited to introduce a new fundraising program called My School Color Run. This event will take place on Saturday, September 10 at the Clifton Community Center. Registration is at 8:30 . . . read more

Lady Comets finish fourth at state meet

4x400-Meter Relay wins title | May 25, 2016

The Central High School Lady Comet track team set a new standard for all future Lady Comet teams. The Lady Comets tallied 33 points on its way to a fourth-place finish (out of 69 teams) at the IHSA 1A State Meet. No Lady Comet team – . . . read more

Lady Comets win second straight sectional

May 17, 2016

It was 27 years (1988-2015) between IHSA Sectional Championships for the Lady Comets track team. It won’t be another 27 years for the next. The Lady Comets repeated as sectional champs, totaling 146 points and winning the Gibson . . . read more

Seniors recognized by Kankakee Area Career Center

Sands named KACC Student of the Year

May 13, 2016

Three Central High School seniors were recognized by the Kankakee Area Career Center (KACC) for their efforts in their designated areas of study. KACC held its awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 10 at Kankakee Community College. . . . read more

Blasey earns award at Kankakee Area Career Center

March 16, 2016

Central High School senior Nick Blasey was recently named Kankakee Area Career Center (KACC) Student of the Quarter in drafting and 3D design. Blasey is a second-year drafting student and received the award on the . . . read more

Smith named student of the month at KACC

March 16, 2016

Central High School junior Gabrielle Smith was recently named Kankakee Area Career Center (KACC) Student of the Quarter in the certified nurse assistant program. Smith is a first-year C.N.A. student and received the . . . read more

Vet Science Team wins state again

March 16, 2016

For the fourth year in a row, the Central High School veterinary science team captured the state title. Fifteen teams and 76 individuals competed from 21 schools, with Central accumulating 1,261 points, compared to 1,110 points . . . read more

Traditional Schedule Returning

March 11, 2016

Central High School and Nash Middle School will be returning to a traditional schedule for the 2017-2018 school year. Around 20 years have passed since Central and Nash last had a traditional schedule. In preparation for the move, a . . . read more

Wrestling wins first regional since 1984

February 9, 2016

The Central High School wrestling team accomplished a feat not achieved in 32 years, as it captured an IHSA Regional Championship on Saturday, February 6. The Comets accumulated 176.5 points to out-distance regional runner-up Herscher, who . . . read more

Seven seniors named as Illinois State Scholar

December 11, 2015

Central High School Principal Marc Shaner is pleased to announce that seven Central High School students from the graduating class of 2016 have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars. The Illinois Student Assistance Commission . . . read more

Central students top state and national PARCC score

November 17, 2015

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) recently released the test scores for the 2014-2015 school year. The PARCC test replaced the Prairie State Achievement Examination and is linked to the Common Core . . . read more

National Honor Society inducts 17

November 6, 2015

The Central High School National Honor Society welcomed 17 members on Wednesday evening. Seven active NHS members conducted the ceremony, with one serving as mistress of ceremonies, two handing out pins and certificates and four reading the . . . read more

Vet science posts best-ever finish

November 2, 2015

The Central High School veterinary science team represented Illinois in the veterinary science team completion at the FFA National Convention in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 28-30. The team of Madyson Duby, A.J. Hack, Allison . . . read more

Sands recognized at Kankakee Area Career Center

October 28, 2015

Central High School senior Jared Sands was recently named Kankakee Area Career Center (KACC) Student of the Quarter in fire and rescue. Sands is a second-year fire and rescue student and received the award on the . . . read more

Schafer nominated for U.S. Presidential Scholar

October 26, 2015

Central High School senior Brooke Schafer was recently named one of five students from Illinois chosen as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in Career and Technical Education (CTE). Schafer was nominated by Central High School teacher Brett . . . read more

Homecoming 2015

September 22, 2015

Homecoming is right around the corner at Central High School, and we want the students to have a great time celebrating this event. We ask that the celebrating be done in a manner that represents the great district that we are. We hope . . . read more

Schafer to compete at national competition

August 17, 2015

Central High School senior Brooke Schafer was chosen to compete in the National FFA AgriScience Fair this fall. Schafer will compete against 14 other students in the Power, Structural and Technical Systems category of the fair. . . . read more

Senior receives prestigious award

August 5, 2015

Central High School senior Brooke Schafer was recently named an AP Scholar Award recipient. She is the first ever Central student to receive this designation. There are five levels of AP Scholar Awards: AP Scholar is . . . read more

Central students excel on AP exams

August 5, 2015

Eighteen Central High School students took 21 advanced placement (AP) exams last May with the possibility of receiving college or university credit. Most colleges and universities grant college credit for scores of three or higher. . . . read more

FFA Honored at State Convention

June 15, 2015

(Taken from official FFA release) SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS  – The proud traditions of Illinois FFA sparked the ambitions of the Clifton-Central FFA Chapter during the 87 th Annual Illinois State FFA Convention. The chapter . . . read more

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