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Student Express

Boys’ Basketball Surprise Ending

On Thursday, March 11, the Central Mountain High School boys’ varsity basketball team played in the PIAA District 4/6 5A championship title game against the Shikellamy Braves. The two teams had played each other two times this season with the Wildcats winning both previous games. The ...

Ben Fortescue: Cancer Free A Whole Year!

On Feb. 17, Ben Fortescue celebrated being cancer free for one whole year. I messaged Ben so that I could interview him about his journey this last year to see how his life has been changed since he finished his last treatment. I was also curious about whether COVID-19 has had a dramatic ...

CM Swimming: Finishing the last lane

The 2020-2021 varsity swim team has come to the end of an extremely successful season. This year, the varsity team sent eight swimmers, two boys and six girls, to the PIAA District VI Championship Meet hosted at State College High School. With rules constantly being altered throughout ...

First-Ever Girls’ Wrestling at Central Mountain

Since its construction in 1999, Central Mountain High School has had a lack of female sports. They had a few, but in areas like wrestling, it was only for the boys. Girls weren’t seen as the fighting type since they were always told to “sit like a lady” and behave. Boys, on the other ...

Season Recap: Central Mountain Girls’ Basketball

Central Mountain girl’s basketball this year was one to remember. Despite all the challenges that were thrown their way, they still made it out on top! Their overall record was 17-4 and their league record was 11-2. They made our school proud as they went on a 9 game win streak, and made ...

Teacher Spotlight: Mrs.Temple’s Media Class

As we all know, many things this year due to COVID-19 had to change, and one of those things was Mrs. Temple’s Media class at Central Mountain High School. Although there have been some things that we haven’t been able to do, (due to social distancing and wearing masks) we still have had ...

Benefits of Joining the United States Army

Why should you join the United States Army? Well for starters, they give you so many benefits! The Army offers 30 vacation days, comprehensive health care, housing, cash allowances to cover the cost of living, Money for education, family services, and even career support after you ...

As semester ends, editors provide closing thoughts

We can most definitely say that this was not how we expected our senior year would be. Much like the rest of the senior class, we wanted a Senior Ball, a graduation ceremony on June 2, and to say goodbye to all of our wonderful teachers. Unfortunately, that is not how things turned out. ...

A wake-up call?

During the past few weeks of this strange time we are all facing, all we have been seeing on the news, social media, etc. is negativity. All that we have been able to think about during this quarantine, is how bad everything is becoming in regard to the coronavirus. Small businesses are closed, ...

Struggling with online learning — Be patient

Everybody knows as of late that, due to the coronavirus pandemic, schools are shutting down and students are forced to resort to online learning for the rest of the school year. So many parents might be asking, “How can I help my kids along with aiding their teachers to ensure my child is ...

Good things are coming our way

Roughly two months ago, COVID-19 interrupted the lives of millions of American workers, small businesses, big businesses, and students. Schools in Pa., including CMHS, are scheduled to be closed for the rest of the 4th marking period. Central Mountain High School students will be completing ...

QuaranTEEN

A virus has started an outbreak all over the world. What is it, you ask? This is called the SARS-CoV-2, but is better known as the coronavirus or COVID-19. Where did the disease originate? The virus is believed to have started in a “wet market.” This is where people sell both dead and ...

Nothing has been quite the same

On March 13, I woke early to get ready for school, and endured through another long day of 45-minute classes. When I walked out the doors, I wasn’t aware that that would be my last day of junior year. Since Central Mountain High School students, along with the rest of the world, have ...

Spend some quality time with your family

Is this quarantine getting you down? Are you bored of staring at your phone? Bored of playing Xbox? Well I have some things that Central Mountain students should try out. One thing I like to do is workout. Some examples of workout ideas are taking a walk with your mom, dad, and siblings. ...

The Year Ahead

By HARLEIGH ANDREWS, MADISON LOWERY, CAMRON SONNIE, and MADYSON SMITH Central Mountain The 2019/2020 school year is finally here after a long summer break. This school year will bring on new challenges and decisions for many students. The incoming freshmen have many changes to adjust to as ...

A New CM

By ALYSSA FISHER and SHIYLAH MAGUIRE Central Mountain As we jump into the 2019/2020 school year, there have been many changes within the building. There are new teachers, new students, new rules, and a new principal this year. There is a new assistant principal and a new facilitator in the ...

Newcoming Policies

By TIFFANY BRUNGART, JULIA SCHALL, and TAYLOR SHAFFER Central Mountain As the new school year starts, the students are faced with new changes! Things do change every year, in one way or another, but this year the changes have been more extreme. The grading policies, and attendance policies ...

Friday Night Lights

By ZOE ECK and EVIE REMBOLD Central Mountain Friday night football season, here we are! We spoke with Central Mountain High School Football coach Jim Renninger and received some much needed insight on our high school football team. Once asked the question how has this season been going so ...

Kick-Start the New Season

By ALEXIS STROUSE and CONNER SOO Central Mountain The Central Mountain Girls Soccer team begins their 2019/2020 season with new head coach, Jeff Brinker. Brinker is a health and physical education teacher at Central Mountain High School. Brinker has been coaching soccer for 25 years, and he ...

Central Mountain Volleyball

By EVIE REMBOLD Central Mountain The Central Mountain High School volleyball team is off to a great start this season with an outstanding win of 3-2 against opposing team Penns Valley. At the beginning of the match against Penns Valley, the varsity team was asked to complete a series of ...