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CrestFounded in 1854, Central High School is the oldest, free public high school in continuous operation west of the Allegheny Mountains. Offering programs such as Project Lead the Way, Medical Professions Academy and Pre-engineering, and a year-long freshman transition program, students at Central High School have a variety of options to help each student succeed. There are also more than 40 athletic teams and clubs available for each student.

US NewsIn 2017, Central was named a bronze recipient of the U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools!


Essay Contest Opportunities for Students:

The League of Women Voters -- in celebration of the 100 year anniversary of the 19th Amendment. There is a $200 cash prize, along with recognition at the Voters for Women event held at the Victory Theater. Submission deadline is November 6. See Mr. Johnson (Rm. 177) or email [email protected] 

The Citizens for Liberty Group -- The theme is "Why is the Bill of Rights important to America?". All students grades 9-12 are eligible. Essays are to be 500 words or less. If interested, please see Mr. Johnson (Rm. 177) or email [email protected]

Athletic Events This Week:

Monday, Oct. 14
Boys JV Football vs. Mater Dei @ Central HS, 5:30 pm

Thursday, Oct. 17
Girls V Volleyball Sectional vs. Jasper @ Jasper, 6 pm (CST)
Boys Freshman Football vs. Mater Dei @ Mater Dei, 7 pm

Friday, Oct. 18
Boys V Football vs. North @ North HS, 7 pm

Saturday, Oct. 19
Boys/Girls XC Regional Meet @ Prides Creek State Park, Petersburg, IN, 10 am
Boys JV Football vs. North @ North, 10 am

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Helfrich Park Teacher Receives October Cause for Applause
Updated on 10/07/2019
Congratulations to Teacher Chris Combs! 
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EVSC Names September Cause for Applause Recipient
Updated on 09/11/2019
Congratulations to Central's Cindy Crabtree 
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