At this mornings staff meeting, resource officer A.V. Plank said goodbye to his fellow Central staffers.
For the first time ever, retail stores like Toys R Us, Target and Walmart will be starting Black Friday sales as early as 8:00 p.m. tonight. While this may have it’s positive qualities, are there more negatives about this new tradition? After eating with your family, there really isn’t much else to do on Thanksgiving [...]
Even though the weather is bitter, the holiday months bring sweet times for students. “Christmas time is my favorite, so I don’t really even mind that it’s cold,” senior Clay Commerford said. “I can just keep my ears warm with my Polo stocking hat.” Despite the chill in the air, there are many things to [...]
With today marking the eleventh anniversary of 9/11, students were eager to show off their American pride.
Tony Slothower, the most bro teacher to have ever graced the halls of Central. This fist bumping, racecar driving, Hot Wheel collecting brohemian is by far the chillest brofessor to have ever lived. Like a super chill Batman, “The Sloth” is here to snatch us up, rockin’ his flame retardant racing suit and rescue us teenage [...]
Princess, a camel in New Jerseys Popcorn Park Zoo, has a knack for picking the super bowl winner. She has correctly picked 5 of the last 6 Super Bowl champions. This year,Princess has chosen the Giants. http://www.usatoday.com/news/offbeat/story/2012-01-26/bactrian-camel-predicts-giants-win-super-bowl/52808408/1
Personally, I don’t find Friday the 13th to be intimidating in any way. Yes, there are many horror films depicting the coincidental bad luck that can happen on this day, but truthfully bad luck can happen at any time. I’ve never fully understood why Friday the 13th has this infamous sense of scary, but some [...]
“Bro, can I get a slice of paper?” “Hit me with a slice of that gum, broheem” “You sliced that jump-shot royally, son” “You didn’t get your paper-work done? Slice” As a chill dude, expanding his knowledge of the Bro Dictionary, one word is prime when either hitting at a biddie for a sandwich or [...]
This blog post is mainly being written to prove that I am not a hypocrite. While I continue to demand that the newspaper staff has a great, up-to-date website, they retort to criticizing my lack of tangible contribution. I’m not complaining that none of them recognize my the background work on this project, but instead, [...]
When most people see a priceless painting the ooooooo and ahhhhhhh properly before moving on to the next one. However, in late December at a Denver art show an intoxicated woman decided that rubbing her butt all over the painting would be the best decision.
In my American History class this morning, we talked about how high school is about finding yourself in many different ways. You start to figure out what you like, what you don’t like, what you want to do, and what you don’t want to do. In one way of finding yourself, you decide how you [...]
Early in the A.M., as I opened my garage door, the stinging wind of winter hit me in the face, but it wasn’t the cold that made me shiver. It was the prospect of driving through this arctic weather to get to school. Clad in my P.J.’s and snow boots, I rushed through the blizzard [...]
It’s finals week. It is also the week before Christmas. The combination of study stress and shopping stress can have detrimental consequences of high stress levels. Failing finals can result in a failing grade, resulting in failing high school. But don’t worry, here is a list of people who failed at first and are now some [...]
Tim Tebow is everywhere nowadays from blowing up ESPN to a sports fanatic’s lounge where Tebow jerseys and fatheads hang on the wall. I for one am sick of this craze mostly because of my mile-high hatred of the Denver Broncos. He does not deserve the credit he is receiving. The Denver defense is proving [...]
So I spent this whole past month workin’ on perfecting my beard growing abilities. Looking like a LumBrojack choppin’ tree’s in the wilderness, I made it through all of November. I had a gripload of cash riding on my successful no-shave expedition and I showed up and made bank… why? cuz I’m on one. As [...]
So I’m uploading a few pics of my family onto the Book of Faces and it’s all going smooth. My sweet unsuspecting mother is looking over my shoulder as the pics load, smiling like a super chill parental figure as each pic finishes downloading. “All done, shibby” “Shib-shibby, my mom replies” My next mouse click [...]
So I’m at this jazz contest, wrapped in black from head to toe, lookin steezy, and I have to play on a foreign drum set. I’m not too worried, I’ve played on other peoples drums before without any problems. I quickly swapped out the trashcan lids they had on the cymbal stands and threw on [...]
My deepest condolences go out to the Oklahoma State women’s basketball program and the families and friends of Coach Budke and Coach Serna. They were two incredible people, that I was fortunate enough to cross paths with. There is no doubt in my mind that God took home two amazing gifts Thursday night. I was [...]
In todays society, all that seems to matter is statistics. We get caught up in numbers that may or may not mean anything. Especially in sports, we constantly talk about who scored the most, who had the highest shooting percentage or how many yards of offense someone had.
High school quarterback Rhett Gutierrez faces the everyday pressures of being a high school quarterback every time he steps on the field. However, for Gutierrez the pressure of being legally blind also weighs in.
Let’s face it. Sports can be cruel. When Central came up just short against South last Friday, there is no doubt that it hurt. The players have invested so much time and effort that losing was obviously tough- especially when it comes to losing to the cross town rivals.
I wrote the following for the print edition of The Pylon, however, I felt it went along perfectly with my blog. So here it is: What is a winning culture? It is years of high expectations, fan support, interest in younger kids, hard work ethic, and closing out games. A winning culture is something [...]
People have underestimated us all season. Football, soccer, and even volleyball have more supporters and students watching them, cheering them on, and talking them up in the hallways… but what about tennis?
“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow [...]