Cougar Announcements!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014


Band section leaders and drum majors will have a brief meeting during channel one today.


Congratulations to the FBLA Officers for the 2014-2015 School year:

President- Cheyenne Lohmann

Vice President- Michelle Fuehne

Secretary- Dakota Auer

Treasurer- Sarah Jansen

Reporter- Alex Rest


We will have a meeting to plan our pumpkin, bulletin board, and t-shirts as well as installation ceremony Wed. the 22nd at 6:00 pm. Please RSVP to Mrs. Decker or Mrs. Langhauser sometime today! Spread the word to other members please!!!! 


On Wednesday, October 22 at 6:00 pm there will be a meeting for girls (and their parents) planning on playing soccer this year.   This meeting will be held in the commons area.


Attention Seniors & Senior Parents: A representative from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will be at Central on October 28th at 7:00 p.m. to give a Financial Aid Presentation. If you are unsure about how to apply for financial aid or have questions about the financial aid process for college, this is a great opportunity to learn about the steps and procedures. The presentation will be in the math area (Rooms 11/12E). We will have a FAFSA Completion night later in January to also assist parents in completing their FAFSA online. 


Jostens will be here on Tuesday, November 4th at 7:30 a.m. to deliver class rings to those who ordered them.  You will be receiving a payment notice in the mail from Jostens with the balance of your ring.  Payments must be made in full in order to receive your ring.  


Attention ALL SENIORS:  please report to the main office to check the spelling of your name for your diploma.


The CHS cheerleaders will be hosting their annual trivia night fundraiser on November 15th.  The cost is $120 per table and will be hosted at the St. Anthony parish center in Beckemeyer. Registration begins at 6 with trivia starting at 6:30. If you are interested in attending or want more information please contact a CHS cheerleader or coach. We hope to see you there!


Kaskaskia College will be offering 3 different ACT Prep courses this fall. A flyer with information on the one offered at Trenton is available on the black book case in the office. For a flyer on the Nashville or Centralia workshop, students need to see Miss Lohman.


Nashville Education Center

October 25, November 1 & 8

8:30am – 4:00pm



Trenton Education Center

November 15, 22, & December 6

9:00am – 4:30pm



The Workforce Center, Centralia

November 15, 22, & December 6

9:00am – 4:30pm



Seniors: There is information available on the Elks Scholarship program as well as a list of national scholarship searches listed on the school website under Academics/Scholarship News.


The Trenton VFW Post is sponsoring a Voice of Democracy Scholarship contest. Students grades 9-12 are eligible to enter this audio contest. Any student wanting more information or an application/rules form can pick one up on the bulletin board outside of Miss Lohman's office. Student Entry Deadline: November 1, 2014.


The following colleges will have representatives here in this semester. Any senior who is interested in meeting with any of the reps needs to sign up on the clipboard in Miss Lohman's office. If you have signed up already and did not get a pass, it is your responsibility to remember to come and get one from Miss Lohman


October 22nd- Truman State University (9:00)

October 22nd- Lincoln College (10:30)

October 27th- Southeast Missouri State University (10:00)

October 27th- University of Illinois (9:00) Just Added 10/8

October 29th- Quincy University (10:00)

October 30th- Murray State University (10:00)

November 12th-Milliken University (9:00)


Wally’s Drive-In is looking for after school and weekend help, please apply in person. 

Cougar Parents:  for updates and other valuable information regarding Central, please review Mr. Meyer’s Quarterly Message on the front page of the school website.  Thank you.

Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled from 6:00 P.M. through 8:30 P.M. in the West Gymnasium on Tuesday, October 28th

Parents will have an opportunity to meet with their child’s teachers and discuss academic progress.  Each student’s report card from the preceding nine weeks will be available.  We encourage all parents to attend and take advantage of the opportunity.   

If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact us at 526-4578.  Thank you.




St. Joseph's in Breese will again provide health screenings at five locations this fall - the schedule is below.  Pre-registration forms are available in the office.  Clinton County Health Department will also be providing flu shots for a fee but only from 8 to 10 am (unless that changes between now & Oct. 2)
















Oct. 28

6-10 am

Carlyle KC


Nov. 4

6-10 am

Trenton-1st UMC (Old US 50 East of Trenton)


Nov. 21

6-10 am






Oct 28 - Parent/Teacher Conference & report card pick up – 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Oct 31 - Teachers’ Institute

Nov 11 – Veteran’s Day – No School

Nov 26 – 28 – Thanksgiving Holiday – No School