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Lunenburg County Public SchoolsMission Statement: The mission of Central Senior High School is to enable students to develop skills and attitudes to become productive citizens. To achieve this goal, we will provide relevant instruction, encourage academic excellence, promote a respect for diversity, maintain an atmosphere conducive to positive student interaction, and promote self-discipline through a structured environment.

131 KV Road
Victoria, VA 23974
Phone: 434.696.2137
Fax: 434.696.1322

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FREE PHYSICALS...

...will be given for prospective girls and boys Central High School athletes on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m at Central High SchoolStudents must fill out a VHSL physical form which is available in the Central High School office.

 

The CHS Color Run will be held this Friday, May 19, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at CHS

It is hosted by the CHS Ruri-Teens. Participants can walk or run. Our volunteers are throwing the colored powder so that the walkers/runners are "decorated" by the end of the race. There will be a bubble machine so that participants can walk/run through a wall of bubbles.  Participants will also be able to stop and write messages with sidewalk chalk. Any LCPS staff member, student, or parent can participate. Participants are asked to donate $7 that will go to the charity Kids=Play. Here is more information about walking or running in the CHS Color Run.

"Down Central's Corridors: 50 Years Later..."

Slated for Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 12-4 p.m. at CHS. Get out your memorabilia, old uniforms, vintage clothing, etc., to display at this event! Here is the Letter About Loaning Your CHS Memorabilia. For more information on the event as well as more information on how to loan your memorabilia items, here is the CHS 50th Anniversary Celebration Flyer. We are also excited about this event because, as you will see, it is a senior project for the President of the Class of 2017.

Come see the Little Shop of Horrors musical on the Central High School Stage.

Friday and Saturday, March 24th and 25th at 7:00 PM, and Sunday, March 26th at 3:00 PM
Tickets will be $7.00 at the door or $5.00 in advance.
*Please note that this show is for mature audiences.
Advanced tickets can be purchased in the CHS main office.
This will be the first musical Central High School has produced in over 30 years!
You will not want to miss this show!
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Courtyard Project Update - Phase II Beginning
Purchase Memorial Bricks by June 1, 2017

We have completed Phase I of the project.  The Carpentry classes built extra tables for the patio, Agriculture classes planted flowers for the patio, and shade sails were purchased.  We are beginning Phase II now.  During Phase II, Carpentry students will construct the gazebo for the center of the courtyard.  As soon as this phase is completed, we will enter the final phase, Phase III.  During Phase III, we will construct the memorial brick pathway and landscape. Memorial brick sales are ongoing and the deadline to purchase those is June 1, 2017.  Anyone who wants to purchase a brick can email me and I can send them the form or they can come get one from the school. The form and payment ($50) has to be received by June 1.  To order Memorial Bricks-- here is your Brick Order Form.

19th Annual Prom Preview and Spring Fashion Show - Sunday, February 26 at 3 p.m. at Central High School. Tickets are $4 in advance and $5 at the door.

Please let Jessica Watson, Edith Glidewell, or Jeanie Kunath if you have any 60's items that can be featured in honor Central High School's 50th Anniversary.

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The Valentine Rally will be held at CHS on Tuesday, February 14!  Bring money to play games and enjoy delicious food!  All proceeds go to fund the Prom on April 22!

STEW FOR SALE

PROCEEDS TO FUND THE PROM--See a CHS Junior or Senior to order quarts of stew to be picked up by 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 4 at the Baseball Concession Stand at CHS. $7 a quart!  Charles Kunath - Stewmaster! Orders are due by February 27!

CHS's Robotics Team, The Portable Chargers,

...are currently rebuilding Colt, their robot, for this year's competitions! Please visit their website k12lcps.org/portable-chargers/home for information on competition dates, to see photos of Colt, and to see all the wonderful community members and businesses who have sponsored them in their efforts. You can also follow them on Twitter @Team5954FRC.

SAT and ACT NEWS -

Free SAT practice is available online at satpractice.org.  Students can link their College Board account to get personalized practice.  If students have not taken the PSAT or SAT, then they can take the diagnostic tests available online. The link for the SAT is collegeboard.org and actstudent.org for the ACT. Some students may qualify for a fee waiver, stop by the Counseling Office for more information.

Upcoming SAT Test Dates
January 21, 2017
March 11, 2017
May 6, 2017

Registration Deadlines
December 21, 2016
February 10, 2017
April 7, 2017

Registration Deadlines
January 13, 2017
March 3, 2017
May 5, 2017

Upcoming ACT Test  Dates
February 11, 2017
April 8, 2017
June 10, 2017

Attention Prospective Governor's School of Southside Virginia (GSSV) Parents and Current GSSV Parents

  • For more information on this program if your child is considering applying, and/or for questions and concerns, please feel free to contact Stephanie Powers, Guidance Counselor at Central High School, 696-2137. You may also contact Reginald Davis, Gifted Director, at the school board office at 676-2467. This year GSSV has also established at Parent Advisory Board. Your representatives for Central High School are Wendy Pulliam (696-2716 or pulliamwj@gmail.com) and Meri Page Spencer (676-2467 or meredith.spencer@k12lcsp.org). Please feel free to call them as well with any questions or concerns you may have.

Just a reminder that Virginia College Application Week (VCAW) is November 14-18, 2016. 

  • For the last three years, CHS has participated in this event. During this week, we encourage all of our seniors to apply to at least one college. College representatives come and talk with seniors. We have also had various college admission counselors come and do FREE onsite admissions for our students. Please feel free to call the CHS Guidance Department for any questions you may have. 

Congratulations to the CHS Competition Cheerleaders 

  • on placing third in the Conference 34 competition last night. They will compete at the regional level on Thursday, October 27 at East Rockingham High School at 6 p.m.  Way to go CHS and good luck on Thursday!

Don't miss the chance to get your CHS 50th Anniversary T-Shirt!  

Long Sleeved Shirts will be ordered!  Orders taken through Friday, October 28, 2016. Print... or information on how to get yours!!

First Annual Food Truck Rodeo & Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.  

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased in advance by contacting Mrs. Bolan or other teachers at CHS.  Your ticket purchase makes you eligible for the door prizes - you DO NOT have to be present to win.  A couple more food vendors are needed as well. Proceeds benefit the Salvation Army Angel Tree Angels.    More Information

Congratulations to Central High School.  

Central and Cumberland have been named as co-recipients of the 2015 - 2016 James River District Sportsmanship Cup.  This honor is awarded annually by the Athletic Director's Council to the district school best exhibiting overall sportsmanship in all sports and activities. The cup will be on display at Cumberland HS for the first semester and at Central for the second semester of the current school year. 

Charger Pride

Come out to Goochland High School this Friday, October 21, 2016 and show your Charger Pride!  Kick off is at 7 p.m.  Let's pack the stands and show them what it means to be a Charger!!

CHS Homecoming Week 2016

  • Details of the week's CHS Spirit Activities.

IMPORTANT NEWS FROM CHS GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT
CHS will once again participate in the Virginia 1-2-3 Go Initiative

The CHS School Counseling Department is excited to let parents, students, and community know that we are once again participating in the Virginia 1-2-3 GO initiative. Central will be hosting our second annual ECMC College Night on November 2, 2016. Pizza will be served at 6 PM followed by a presentation with information about selecting the right college and paying for college. There will be a drawing for three scholarships that night. Students must be present in order to win. This event is open to students in grades 9-12. Please contact your counselor with an approximate head count of individuals in your family that plan to attend.

CHS will again this year hosting a Super FAFSA Night. This will take place in the library at Parent Teacher Conference (November 8) from 3 PM-6:30 PM. We will have experienced volunteers on hand to assist you in completing your FAFSA.

For the last three years, we have participated in Virginia College Application Week (VCAW). During this week, we encourage all of our seniors to apply to at least one college. College representatives come and talk with seniors. We have also had various college admission counselors come and do FREE onsite admissions for our students. This year VCAW is November 14-18. Please feel free to call the Guidance Department for any questions you may have. We look forward to seeing you at these upcoming events!

FROM THE CHS GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT--ATTENTION CHS JUNIORS--The date for the PSAT is October 19, 2016--To make sure you do your very best, register today for Kaplan's free PSAT Prep Live. Highly-rated, expert instructors will review all the areas of the exam, streamed live online leading up to test day. Register now by visiting www.kaptest.com/PSATPrepLive.

 

Central Senior High School - Lunenburg County Public SchoolsCentral High School named Blue Star School:
Through the W!SE Financial Literacy Certification Program

For the second year in a row, Central High School has been named a Blue Star School through the W!SE Financial Literacy Certification Program. In order to become a Blue Star School, a school must achieve a 75-percent pass rate on the financial literacy test and have either a majority of students in a particular grade level take the test or have the students who took the test achieve an average score of 80 percent or higher. More...

CHS Picture Day

  • is Wednesday, September 28! Tips!

CHS yearbooks

  • on sale for $25 until September 30! This is the 50th Anniversary Edition!

Cheerleading Annual Stew 

  • cooked by Charles Kunath.   $7 a quart. Order from any current cheerleader or coach. Taking orders through Tuesday, September 20, 2016.

CHS 10th and 11th grade students

  • who plan to take the PSAT must turn in their $15 testing fee no later than Thursday, September 22, 2016.  Any Junior who qualifies for a fee waiver can use it to cover their $15 PSAT testing fee.

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The Winter Edition of the Charger Pride Newsletter is now available.

Here is the link--  Charger Pride Winter 2016-2017.

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Check out the Fall Edition of the Charger Pride Newsletter!

Courtyard, Accredited!, Pink Power, 50th Anniversary, Carpentry Classes, Guidance, Chorus, Band, Theatre, Homecoming, Blue Star School, Athletics Awards, Business Students, Food Truck Rodeo, VP Debate. Farm Safety, DMV Testing, Culinary Arts, Science, and Spirit.

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Thomas Receives Microsoft Office Specialist Master Certification in Office 2013

Congratulations to Central High School senior, Tylik Thomas who recently earned his Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Master certification in Office 2013!  This credential provides employers proof that individuals have gained broader, deeper Microsoft Office expertise.  As a MOS 2013 Master, individuals differentiate themselves from their peers by possessing this professional recognition that is accepted around the world.  To earn the MOS Master certification in Office 2013, you must pass all of four the required exams for a specific track.  Tylik completed the Word 2013 track earning the Word Expert (Parts 1 and 2), Excel and PowerPoint, as his fourth elective certification.  Earning a MOS Master Certification demonstrates the deepest level of skills necessary to proficiently use Office programs.  By becoming a Microsoft Office Master, an individual’s knowledge, efficiency and productivity increase thereby elevating professional value and advancement.  As a Microsoft Office Specialist Master, Tylik is prepared for a successful future in his academic and professional endeavors. 

Thomas Receives Microsoft Office Specialist Master Certification in Office 2013

After graduation, Tylik will be attending Old Dominion University.

FBLA Tours Amazon Fulfillment Center

On May 4, 2017, FBLA toured the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Chester, VA.  According to Amazon's website, the Amazon U.S. fulfillment network consists of more than 50 fulfillment centers, over 20 sortation centers and more than 90,000 full-time employees.  During our tour of the Chester facility, we were informed that facility is the size of more than 28 football fields.  It was truly amazing to see the efficiency of the employees and technology that goes into the success of Amazon.

Little Shop of Horrors

Scenes from the first musical at CHS in years!  The show ran the last weekend of March 2017.  

Central High School Students attend Model General Assemby

March 23-25, 2017, Central High School (CHS) took 38 students to Model General Assembly (MGA) in Richmond, VA.  CHS had eight bills and three were signed by the governor.  Of its 38 students, two were appointed officers and four committee chairs (all picked by the YMCA based on their past performances).  There were two lobbyists, one reporter, and sixteen bill patrons. There were over 100 bills and one of CHS's bills was chosen for a blog post.  CHS students were also complimented on their excellent behavior. 

DECA District IV Competition

On January 18, 2017 the Central DECA Chapter competed in the District IV Leadership Conference held at River Ridge Mall In Lynchburg:  

The winners were: B. Atkins placed 1st on the Test contest and 2nd for the overall Principles of Marketing Event, J. Blackwell placed 3rd in the Test contest of the Food Marketing Event, M. Lee placed 3rd in the Test contest of the Retail Merchandising Event, K. Sherwood placed 1st in the Test contest of the Restaurant Full Service contest, S. Krotzer placed first in the Test contest of the Hospitality Event and C. Gaidowski placed 3rd in the Test contest and 1st in the Role Play contest of the Restaurant Marketing Full Service Event.

DECA Winners
Standing left to right:  B. Atkins, J. Hailey, M. Lee, K. Sherwood, S. Krotzer and C. Gaidowski.  Back: J. Blackwell

Congratulations to Chargers Raymond Alexander and Kenan Anunay

...for being named to the 2016 VHSL All State Group 1 A Football Team.  Pictured here are Principal John Long and Athletic Director Wallace Owen congratulating both young men. 

Alexander, a senior defensive end, was selected to the First Team.  Anunay, a junior, was chosen as a Second Team Defensive Back.  Head Coach Will Thomas, not pictured, was quoted as saying, "It is a great honor to be selected as a member of this team, representing all the 1 A schools in the state.  We are very proud of these fine young men."  The selection committee consisted of eight coaches from across the commonwealth representing some of the top football programs in the 1 A class.   

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Central High School hosted their First Food Truck Rodeo

Central High School hosted their First Food Truck Rodeo and Holiday Bazaar this past Saturday, and event coordinator Sharon Bolan stated, “It was a great success.”  She continued, “We couldn’t have asked for better weather and we are already looking to doing this again next year.” Mrs. Bolan said that the event raised $1,800 that will benefit the Salvation Army Christmas Angels. She noted that the plan is to use the money to provide for 14 Christmas Angels with each of them getting around $100 in Christmas gifts. The additional money that is left over will be used for any items that may be larger such as bicycles or it may go toward helping area students that are in need during the holidays. The event featured food trucks and other food items as well as vendors, an antique car show, face painting, a corn hole tournament, and live musical performances from the CHS Chorus, CHS Band and Tobacco Road Band. Mrs. Bolan stated,” It was great to have so much support for this event. The students really stepped up and helped sell tickets and we even had vendors that donated their sales back to our cause.” She also pointed out that the CHS Cares organization is responsible for helping organize and implement the event and that anyone affiliated with Central High School can be part o the CHS Cares group. This group has made donations in the past to local charities and events as well as having made donations to other state and national needs such as to Haiti and to Appomattox residents after tornadoes hit that area. It has also been integral in providing positive support and messages with the school as part of he overall anti-bullying initiative.

ECMC College Night Held at CHS

Central High School hosted an Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) College Night on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. It began at 6 PM in the cafeteria with pizza and drinks.  There were 135 in attendance. Debra Andrews - Recruiter Southside Virginia Community College, Robin Gregory - Loan Counselor at Longwood University, and Gail Benjamin - GRASP Advisor, spoke to students and parents. All of these representatives had lots of tips and information regarding college admission, applying for financial aid, and applying for scholarships.  At the conclusion of the presentation there was a drawing for three $500 scholarships offered through Educational Credit Management Corporation. Congratulations to R. Jones, M. Ellison, and M. Dech (pictured from left to right in the attached photo) who won the three $500 scholarships. 

CHS Football Players and Cheerleaders

CHS Football Players and Cheerleaders visited Victoria Elementary School for a special pep rally on November 4, 2016.  CHS Athletes brought the message to VES students to work hard to excel in academics, to be kind, to be respectful, and to take good care of themselves.  The message was well received!

Check out the Fall Edition of the Charger Pride Newsletter!

Courtyard, Accredited!, Pink Power, 50th Anniversary, Carpentry Classes, Guidance, Chorus, Band, Theatre, Homecoming, Blue Star School, Athletics Awards, Business Students, Food Truck Rodeo, VP Debate. Farm Safety, DMV Testing, Culinary Arts, Science, and Spirit.

CHS participated in the James River District Theatre Competition at Goochland High School last week.

CHS won second place and J. Clarke received the Outstanding Actors award. They will head to regional on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Essex High School. Congratulations and good luck at the regionals!!

CHS DECA Officers Elected for '16 - '17

Central High School's DECA chapter recently elected its officers for the academic year. The officers are, front row, K. Sherwood - Secretary, B. Atkins - Treasurer, A. Cypress - President, M. Lee - Historian, back row, M. Jennings - Parliamentarian, W. Webb - Photographer, J. Blackwell - Reporter, J. Hailey -1st Vice President, Not pictured: B. Dolan -Vice President, A. Goodrich - Special Representative, K. Jennings - Chaplain.

The officers will be traveling to a DECA District IV Officer Training Conference in October. They will attend leadership workshops to be held at Central Virginia Community College in Lynchburg. After the workshops they will have a special gathering with other officers for the district at the Putt Putt in Lynchburg.



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CHS Varsity Football

CHS Varsity Football gets the win over Nottoway on September 30, 2016 and remains "The Big Game Champions" for another year!

Photos by K. Anthony


CHS Varsity Football

Gets the Win Over Buckingham on September 23, 2016.

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More images of football game, cheerleaders, and the band.

CHS Varsity Football

CHS Varsity Football gets the win over Prince Edward on September 16!  Congratulations Chargers!

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CHS Varsity Football v Randolph Henry on September 9, 2016 by K. Anthony and E. Richmond.

CHS JV Volleyball

CHS JV Volleyball v. William Campbell.

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More photos of CHS Varsity Football v William Campbell on September 2, 2016 by E. Richmond.

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CHS Varsity Volleyball v. William Campbell by J. Kunath and A. Genova.

CHS JV Football v. William Campbell on September 1, 2016.

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CHS vs William Campbell 9 2 16

CHS Varsity and JV Volleyball Teams


Parents Night

Parents' Night was held at CHS at Charger Field before the William Campbell Game on Friday, September 2, 2016. Chargers won the game 42-22!  Photo credit:  C. Duarte and C. Hailey.

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Pre-Game Images. (74 images)

CHS Varsity Football Game

Scenes from the CHS Varsity Football Game against Altavista, Friday, August 26, 2016. 

 

 

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