• Hurt at The Hill: Sports injuries sideline Center Hill athletes

    Hurt at The Hill: Sports injuries sideline Center Hill athletes

    Jacob Brewer, Staff Writer

    September 29, 2018

    Athletes aren’t the only ones who are affected by injuries. “If one key player gets hurt, it’s just something you have to adapt to and the next guy just has to step up,” said Newton Mealer, head boys basketball coach at Center Hill High School. “Obviously, injuries can hurt the team. Last...

    Trinity Baynham, goalkeeper for the girls soccer team, winces as Phil Weivoda, CHHS athletic trainer, touches the injured ankle that has required her to wear a boot for four weeks. Baynham said she should be back in game shape by the pre-season opener on Oct. 27.

    Nancy Toche

  • Classroom pets promote education, fun

    Classroom pets promote education, fun

    Candice Buford, Staff Writer

    September 29, 2018

    Center Hill High School has many teachers with animals in the classroom for educational purposes and fun. “They teach kids compassion, responsibility and companionship, but for science they are also related to a lot of our lessons,” said Jennifer Denham, a biology teacher. Denham sometimes...

    Freshman Caden Tackett holds Oreo, one of the pets in Kerry Matthews’ biology classroom.

    Candice Buford

  • Five at The Hill named National Merit Semifinalists

    Five at The Hill named National Merit Semifinalists

    Emily Merz, Editor-in-Chief

    September 19, 2018

    History was made at Center Hill High School in September, when five seniors were recognized as National Merit Semifinalists. Sebastian Askew, Jonathan Greganti, Adam Heath, Zoe Kinggard and Mary Lindsey are part of a successful group of students who took the PSAT, or Preliminary SAT. “The PSAT group...

    As the top scorers on the PSAT, Mary Lindsey, from left, Zoe Kinggard, Sebastian Askew, Jonathan Greganti and Adam Heath are National Merit Semifinalists from Center Hill High School.

    Emily Merz

  • Calvin Temple verbally commits to play basketball at D1 university

    Calvin Temple verbally commits to play basketball at D1 university

    William Wright, Sports Editor

    September 10, 2018

    After a long recruitment process, Calvin Temple verbally committed today to play basketball for Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Other schools the Center Hill player considered were the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Tulsa University, Campbell University and the University of Arkansas...

    Head boys basketball coach Newton Mealer described his time coaching Calvin Temple as "a special privilege."

    Nancy Toche

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On Sept. 6, Nike launched an ad campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick. The former NFL player has been under...

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