Posted on February 13, 2019
Categories: Daily Bulletin



FEBRUARY 13, 2019


Homeroom 8:00-8:53

1st Period 8:56-9:46

2nd Period 9:49-10:39

3rd Period 10:42-11:32

4th Period 11:35-12:25

5th Period 12:28-1:18

6th Period 1:21-2:11

7th Period 2:14-3:04


  • 8/13-Assembly for 278 Adv. 12-1, 12-2, 12-3, 12-4
  • 8/14-7:00-ASAO Bake Sale, 8:00 Assembly for 12-5, 12-6, 12-7, 12-8 3:00-Chamber Music Concert-Spain
  • 8/15-8:00 Assembly for 278 Adv. 12-9, 12-10, 12-11, 12-12

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  • Congratulations to Jessica Nguyen, 279, for winning the Young Philly Playwrights Monologue competition. Her piece will be performed by a professional actor at the Drake theatre, come out and see it!
  • Congratulations to all the 280 and 279 winners of in the Scholastic Writing Competition from Central:
    Gold Key – Christian DeBrady (280), Erin Ma (280), Rachel Macolino (280), Stella Jones (279)
    Silver (7): Josh McCole (279), Jaisha Castillo (279), Shannon DiStefano (279), Leah Terreforte (279), Brian Lau (279), Dylan Scollon (280), Ava Campagna (280),
    Honorable Mentions (13): Heather Adams (279), Alessandra Liller (279), Stavro Nako (279), Jane Schrand (279), Shamar Reeder (279), Michelle Mei (279), Suhailah Johnson (279), Jess Lvov (279), Dona Ostopovich (279), Henry Or (279), Angelina Saunders (279), Anya Rainwater (280), Celia Duhan (280),J. Trott (2/15)
  • The Art Department congratulates the following students on their Scholastic Art awards.
  • Gold Keys-Marlaina Schiman, 278 – awarded two Gold Keys
  • Silver Keys-Jessica Mark, 278 – awarded two Silver Keys, Madolin Mast, 278 – awarded two Silver Keys, Marlaina Schiman, 278 – awarded three Silver Keys, Neve Shaver, 278 – awarded one Silver Key
  • Honorable Mentions-Kelly Cheung, 278 – one Honorable Mention, Rebecca Cohen, 278 – one Honorable Mention
  • Kinhthia Lam, 278 – one Honorable Mention, Jessica Mark, 278 – four Honorable Mentions, Madolin Mast, 278 – one Honorable Mention, Annalisa Quinn, 277 – one Honorable Mention, Marlaina Schiman, 278 – four Honorable Mentions
  • Sanai Simmons, 277 – one Honorable Mention A. Keefe (2/15)
  • Faculty:  Barnwell Library advisory passes have been distributed to all advisory teachers for use in the 3rd Quarter. Thus you should have enough passes to use through early April. If you run out of passes or if you never received passes please let me know and I shall have them delivered to you. Please keep passes in a safe place as there has been a number of forgeries attempted. Thank you for helping us maintain the Barnwell Library as a locus of scholarship and quiet reflection for all. Have a peaceful and productive second semester.     J. Lobron (2/15)
  • Shakespeare Oratorical Competition:
    Are you a spoken word poet? Do you love the language of William Shakespeare? Do you need extra credit? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, then ask your English teacher or Mrs. Johnson-Smith (room 110) about the annual Shakespeare Oratorical Competition, which will be held at 3:10 on Thursday, March 21, 2019 in room 101. Winners in the senior class may also get graduation awards! (3/21)
  • African-American Poetry Contest:
    The African-American Poetry contest, sponsored by the Central High School English Department, will take place from February 4, 2019 – February 28, 2019. Students will need to write and submit one original poem that speaks to the spirit of African-American History Month. The contest is open to Central student participants of all ethnic groups in 9th through 12th grade. Winners in the senior class may also get graduation awards! Please see your English teacher or Mrs. Johnson-Smith (room 110) for details. (2/28)
  • Seniors (278) Graduation Contest Awards
    Contests for which students must sit/present –
    1. Barsky English Award – 3/18/19 – (3:10pm) Mr. McElhenny rm. 226
    2. Disharoon for Creative Writing – 3/19/19 – (3:10pm) Mrs. Johnson-Smith – rm. 105
    3. Speaker at Large and James Roebuck Oratorical Contest – 3/20/19 – (3:10pm) English teacher panel – rm. 105
    4. Omin Brother/Sisterhood Essay Award – 3/22/19 (3:10pm) Ms. Haskins – rm. 203
  • Contests for which students must submit entries –
    1. John Haney Poetry – one original poem
    2. Harry Kapustin Award – best original poem
    3. Dena Rennota White Creative Writing – best poetry and/or short story portfolio (3/25)
    All entries must be typed with the student’s name, student’s homeroom number, and student’s English teacher’s name.
    If you have any questions, please see your English teacher and/or Mrs. Johnson-Smith (room 110) at your earliest convenience.
  • Students of English 2Honors, English 3 Advanced Placement, and English 4 Advanced Placement tests will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 3:10pm in the auditorium. Please see your English teacher and/or Mrs. Johnson-Smith (room 110) for details. (2/13)