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Legend retires; Tide rolls backwards

Legend retires; Tide rolls backwards

David Coleman, News Writer
January 12, 2024

Nick Saban, one of the greatest football coaches of all time, announced his retirement on Jan. 10, 2024. He is most famous for his head coaching job at the University of Alabama, where he spent 17 seasons....

Say No to Drugs!

Say No to Drugs!

David Coleman, News Writer
October 17, 2023

Red Ribbon Week is approaching, and students are ready to dress up and spread awareness against substance abuse. Red Ribbon Week is an annual campaign to encourage students to fight against drug abuse,...

New Teacher: Paige Hailey

New Teacher: Paige Hailey

Kaitlyn Pineda, Writer
October 6, 2022

Central Heights welcomes new Special Education teacher Paige Hailey to our school. Besides teaching, Hailey is also an assistant high school and middle school softball coach and assistant middle school...

Paige Layton on the podium after coming in first at district.

Junior to compete at regionals for track

Reese Beard, Writer
May 3, 2022

All the time and work one puts into something they are passionate about pays off in the end! Junior Paige Layton started her love for running a little over a year ago and has continuously succeeded...

The Central Heights Blue Devil Band marching to the elementary

Band marches for middle school and elementary

Elissa Bicknell, Writer
December 9, 2021

After practicing for only four weeks, the band has shown school spirit by playing Halloween-themed songs for middle school and elementary.  “It was very fun,” said Jaden Lott, senior and clarinetist....

The high school band practicing a song.

Exciting things happening in CH band

Elissa Bicknell, Writer
October 5, 2021

Band may seem like just another extracurricular to most, but to the lucky few who get to experience it first hand, it is a place to learn and grow as a musician. Band director Kayla Myers is very certain...

2020s homecoming court poses after coronation.
(Front row left to right) Fallon Estes, Rozlyn Graff
(Back row left to right) Grace Haley, Aidan LaGraff, Madison Godfried, Trent Fuller, Bailee Hudson, Dayton Yates

Homecoming Festivities to be held at newer, bigger location

Mallory Richardson, Writer
January 8, 2021

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has put a damper on many students' year, they can look forward to an excellent homecoming night.  Homecoming festivities will be held at SFA’s William R. Johnson Coliseum...

Gracie Castilaw donates $611 to the Heartbeat Pregnancy Center of Nacogdoches

Castilaw Cookies bakes for a cause

Caitrin Dalton, Writer
December 14, 2020

Gracie Castilaw is a junior at Central Heights High School. She started her business Castilaw Cookies at the beginning of this year. During the month of October, she donated half of her sales to the Heartbeat...

Mrs. Reneau, FCCLA teacher, enjoys her new position teaching  life skills and family sciences.

Reneau makes the switch from biology to home economics

Allison Durham and Ellie Sullivan
October 12, 2020
Biology to cooking. Petri dishes to baking sheets. Chrystal Reneau has transitioned from teaching biology and Anatomy & Physiology to Home Economics at CHHS.
Mr. Yetter, the new CH Spanish teacher, enjoys his first year at Central Heights.

New CH Spanish Teacher

Jaden Lott, News Writer
October 4, 2020

After the rush to find a new teacher, CH administrators finally found Mr. Yetter. He is the new Spanish 1 teacher and a great addition to the Blue Devil staff.  Yetter says his job before CH was “a...

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