Cougar Announcements!

Wednesday, September 2, 2015


Please release the X-country members at 1:45 today.


There is an FFA meeting today during CH 1 in the east gym to pick officers. 


There is a Pit Crew Committee today during Channel One in the Board Room - Olivia Page, Emily Detmer, Austin Rakers, Kaylee Schrand, Bennett Richter, Alex Rest, & MacKenzie Albers.


All 2015-2016 Student Council Members need to see Mrs. Kujawa today!


The Student Council will meet on Tuesday September 8th at 7 am at Hardees.


PCCS meetings will be held during Channel One in the Atrium on the following dates:

Thursday, September 3 -- Sophomores

Tuesday, September 8 -- Freshmen


All girls’ basketball players that are not currently participating in a fall sport need to meet in the main gym on Thursday during channel 1.


TAILGATE Friday for any FCA or Pit Crew member before the football game starting at 5:30. Cost is $2/each and there will be Hotdogs, Chips, Lemonade, Cookies...SIGN UP WITH MR. RUETER BY THE END OF SCHOOLTHURSDAY.


There will be an FCA meeting on Sept. 9 (Wednesday) starting at 6:30pm in Coach Crask's room. There is no cost to belong to FCA, any athlete is invited to attend. Any questions see Breanne Jansen, Emily Detmer or Ryan Kuper.


There will be a meeting on Thursday September 10th during Channel One in room 5 W (The Child Care Room) for anyone interested in joining or continuing their membership in FBLA. This will be an informational meeting, so come even if you aren't sure what it's all about! If you cannot make it to the meeting see Mrs. Decker or Mrs. Langhauser sometime before Thursday. We hope to see you there!!!


The Clinton County YMCA at the HSHS St. Joseph-Breese HealthPlex is looking for 4 Flag Football referees 16 years old and over.  Will referee seven (7) Saturday mornings starting Sept. 12 and be compensated.

If there is anyone at your school who would be interested, have them stop by the HealthPlex or contact 526-5628 or


Seniors: The universities and colleges listed below will have an admission representative at Central this fall on the date and time listed. Any senior interested in meeting with a rep needs to sign up on the clipboard in Miss Lohman's office. Students will need to get a pass from Miss Lohman a couple of days before the visit or when signing up. New colleges will be added when scheduled. October dates will be listed near the end of September.


September 8th-   St. Louis College of Pharmacy (9:00)

                            Lindenwood University Belleville (10:00)

September 10th- University of Illinois Springfield (2:00)

September 14th- Ranken (10:00)

September 17th- Kaskaskia College (2:00)

September 23rd- Southeast Missouri State University (10:00)

September 24th- University of Illinois (10:00) (Please get passes beforehand since counselors will be at KC this day)


Students are to be reminded to check the bulletin board across from Mr. Hamon’s office for those students qualifying last spring for a ME Day for this fall.  Mr. Jones


Wednesday will be the last day for past Spanish students to come and get their composition books. After that they will be recycled.  


Spanish Club money for 2015-2016 Spanish club dues is due to Sra. Rueter by Friday, September 4th.  Dues are $7.00.  


The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be hosting a blood drive at Central High School on Monday, September 14 from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM in the East Gym.  Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds.  Sixteen year old students may donate with parental consent.  Community members are welcome to donate as well. Student sign ups will be taken in PE classes on Friday, September 4.


Students:  If you have trouble with your computer user name or password, there is a sign-up sheet in the media center.  Please complete the information requested on the sheet and the issue will be addressed.  You will be notified upon completion.  Thank you.  (9-8)


SIUE will once again be offering several ACT Test Preparation courses in the upcoming months. They are now registering students for the Fall 2015 classes. Classes are a set of five, three-hour sessions, beginning with the pre-test in the first session followed by four review sessions in grammar/vocab, reading comprehension, science, & math. Classes are held on Saturdays from 9-12. The September session starts September 19th and the October session starts October 24th. The course costs $175 which includes the study guide and pre-test. There is a flyer in the office on the black bookshelf for more information. Pre-registration is required and can be done at 


Applications are currently being accepted for the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U. S. Naval Academy, and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. Interested applicants must be a senior who is at least 17 years of age. Students interested in applying may go to Applications must be received in John Shimku's office no later than November 6, 2105. For more information contact Dora Rahan at(618)288-7190 or


Cougar Fans,


The Committee to Support Central is pleased to again offer the Cougar Pride program and these memberships are now available for the 2015-16 school year.  The proceeds from this program have provided funding for the efforts of the C.S.C., support for community education programs, funding for projects, and scholarship opportunities for our students. 


The C.S.C. Cougar Pride consists of three supporting levels: Gold, Silver and Bronze.  Each includes school event passes based upon participation level.  A full description of the event passes and a membership form can be found on this website.  Additionally, all business contributors or individual donors will receive a certificate and be recognized in a segment on the C.S.C. website, and in an annual membership advertisement expressing appreciation.


Should you have any questions or need additional information, please feel free to contact C.C.H.S. Superintendent, Mr. Kevin Meyer at 526-4510 or review details of the program at  As a supporter of Central Community High School we invite you to join the Cougar Pride!





Sept 4      -  Faculty meeting – 11:30 am dismissal

Sept 7      -  No School – Labor Day

Oct 6        -  Student Photo retake day

Oct 9        -  Faculty meeting – 11:30 am dismissal

Oct 12      -  Columbus Day – No School

Oct 27      -  Parent/Teacher Conference – 6 to 8:30 pm

Oct 30      -  Teachers Institute – No School