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Eight Central HS students participate in 2019 UW-Parkside Honors Band Festival

Eight Central High School band students participated in the UW-Parkside Honors Band Festival on Saturday, Jan. 5. The honors band was comprised of approximately 70 high school band students from the southeastern Wisconsin area. Students were nominated by their badn directors and selected by the UW-Parkside Director of Bands Laura Rexroth.  The event culminated with […]

Spring election 2019: Brighton School and Central HS will have board seats decided by write-in

Voters in the Brighton School District and Westosha Central High School District will have positions on the school board likely filled by write-in votes since no one filed to run for the posts. For the Central High School board, there are two seats open. Area B – Bristol seat incumbent Steve Richter filed candidacy papers and […]

Program on Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Anxiety at Central HS on Jan. 10

Westosha Central High School’s Student Services Department is pleased to have Dr. Mervin Langley share information about “Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Anxiety” in a free presentation on Thursday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. in the all purpose room at the school, 24617 75th St., Paddock Lake. While it is normal for all children to […]

Units responding to Central HS for medical call

At about 3:51 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to Central High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is an ill male, who may be having a panic attack. Share4 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 4

Wilmot UHS Teddy Bear Toss 2018 coverage with game photos (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

During halftime of the boys basketball game, Wilmot vs Central, Thursday night at Wilmot, stuffed animals were thrown on the court for a Teddy Bear Toss. The toys were collected for Toys for Tots. The stuffed animals were collected by Be The Change Team. Central won the boys varsity game 80-52. Wilmot won the varsity […]

Teddy Bear Toss to take place at Wilmot-Central basketball game

Wilmot Union High School will be having a Teddy Bear Toss during halftime of the Boys Varsity Basketball Game this Thursday, Dec. 20. Small toys and stuffed animals will be collected for the Toys for Tots program.  Toys will be collected at the entrances and the stuffed animals will be tossed on to the court […]

Central HS students selected for UW-Milwaukee Youth Jazz Ensemble

Four Central High School band students were selected as members of UW-Milwaukee Youth Jazz Ensemble. This year’s CHS members are: Alex Vivian (trumpet), John Lopez (trombone), Daniel Masnik (trombone), Cameron Lord (trombone). The group’s entire trombone section is CHS students. The UW-Milwaukee Youth Jazz Ensemble (UJAY) is an auditioned group, under the direction of saxophonist Rosemary Walzer, that […]

Central HS athletes Laura Shoopman, Rebecca Edwards, Austin Glidden, Kennedy Muff sign college letters of intent

Westosha Central High School recently had four athletes sign DI and DII letters of intent. Laura Shoopman signed her letter to intent play DI volleyball at Oral Roberts. Oral Roberts is a member of the Summit League and located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Joining Laura at her signing were her parents, Allen and Karen. Rebecca Edwards […]

Second class of Westosha Central Athletic Hall of Fame inductees announced

The Westosha Central High School Athletic Department has announced the second class to be inducted into the Westosha Central Athletic Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees are: John Zeihen – Class of 1962: Zeihen was a standout basketball and baseball player for the Falcons in the early 1960s. He was a member of two undefeated […]

Central HS to host meetings on Nov. 28 to seek feedback on administrator search

The Central High School District of Westosha Board of Education is requesting stakeholders’ assistance in the search for a new District Administrator. The new District Administrator will start work on July 1, 2019. The board has scheduled a series of focus groups during the day and evening of Wednesday, Nov. 28 (an early release day) to receive input regarding […]

2018 Central HS Veterans Day Program coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Students and staff at Central High School honored US military veterans with a program Monday afternoon at the school. The program included guest speakers and performances by school band and choir students. Before the program, there was a reception for veterans in attendance. Here are some photos and video from the program. Share12 Tweet Share […]

Central HS to publish electronic Community Report

Central High School is publishing their first edition of the electronic Community Report. In previous years the Community Report has always been delivered to each household within the District via the United State Postal Service. However, due to current fiscal restraints the district will be using an electronic version for the foreseeable future. If you […]

Central HS students participate in 2018 Winona State University Honors Band Festival

Central High School band members participated in the 41st annual Winona State University Honors Band Festival on Nov. 2 and 3. The honors band is comprised of approx. 100 high school students from Wisconsin and Minnesota.  Students are nominated and selected by the WSU faculty. Seven CHS students were selected, but only five were able […]

No evidence of threat found at Central HS Friday

Central High School will have extra deputies on campus Friday in the wake of a social media threat discovered Thursday. Classes were to be held as normal on Friday, school officials said. Deputies searched the school twice and found no evidence of an imminent danger, Sheriff David Beth, who was at the school this morning, […]

Central High School Falcons Marching Band play in Chicago Columbus Day parade

The Central High School Falcons Marching Band played in the Chicago Columbus Day Parade Monday. It was the ninth year the Falcons have been in the parade through the Chicago Loop. The video below is from the WLS TV CBS broadcast of the parade. The Central band appears at about the 9-minute mark. But note […]

Central HS to host financial aid for college program Oct. 16

Central High School will present an informational meeting on applying for financial aid for college on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 6 p.m. Kristina Klemens, a financial aid counselor at UW-Parkside, will be the speaker. Klemens will present information on grants, scholarships, and loans. The meeting will be held in the CHS All-Purpose Room. For further information, contact Central’s Student Services […]

Crafters sought for Westosha Central High School Music Parents Association craft fair Nov. 10

Crafters wanted to participate in the 17th annual arts and craft fair at Westosha Central High School on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is hosted by the Westosha Central High School Music Parents Association to promote and support the performing arts. To reserve your spot, please contact for information.  Please […]

2018 Central HS Homecoming parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Central High School held its annual Homecoming Parade Wednesday evening. The parade made its way along the usual route, starting at the school, crossing Highway 50, making its way through the streets of Paddock Lake and then back to the school. The parade was followed by a community pep rally at the football stadium. Here’s […]

2018 Central HS Homecoming Week Tractor Parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The annual Tractor Parade during Central High School’s homecoming week took place early Wednesday morning. In this longstanding tradition, students from farm families drive tractors to school. Here’s video of this week’s procession (video by Earlene Frederick):  Share614 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 614

Units responding for medical call at Central HS

At about 12:55 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to Central High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient appears to be having an allergic reaction. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Central HS seniors paint parking spots as Booster Club fundraiser

Central High School seniors this week got a start on personalizing parking spots in the school’s lot in Paddock Lake. Seniors were able to pay $75 to paint their spot. They had to submit their design for approval from the administration. Funds raised by this program will go to the Westosha Central Booster Club, which […]

Central High School fall athletes meetings Aug. 13 and 15

A mandatory meeting of all Central High School athletes involved in the fall sports of girls golf, girls tennis, boys soccer, dance, cheer, girls volleyball and boys volleyball will take place on Monday, Aug. 13, at 6 p.m. in the school’s gym. Boys and girls cross country will have their meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 15, […]

Central High School 2017-18 second semester honor roll

Note: This post sponsored by Subway of Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes. — DH The following students were named to the Central High School honor roll for the second semester 2017-18 school year: Straight A’s Freshmen — Jillian Adams, Laura Beinecke, Olivia Bergmann, Paul Capelli, Alexandra Denman, Katelyn Hannah, Aydan Kovachik, Juliette Lofty, Valarie Meyer, Antonina Miller, Julisa Sand, Kelsey Timko, Sara Tyszkowska, Roman Varty, Shawna Vermilyer, Emily Wermeling. Sophomores — Tyler […]

State School Safety Grants awarded to Brighton, Central, Paris, Riverview and Wheatland Center schools

More Western Kenosha County school districts have been awarded grants from the state to make their school’s safer. Wisconsin Department of Justice School Safety Grants totaled $100 million. The latest round of grants was announced last week. Here are the local schools included in the latest round of grants: Brighton #1 School District — Awarded […]

Maria Rene Essary awarded Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2018 Initiative Scholarship

A $10,000 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2018 Initiative Scholarship was presented to Maria Rene Essary, a senior at Westosha Central High School at a recognition luncheon by Herb Koh, Wisconsin philanthropist and businessman. The Herb Kohl Initiative Scholarship recognizes students who have demonstrated a high level of motivation, have shown strong promise for achieving success […]

Spaghetti dinner at Central HS on June 8 to benefit farm damaged by fire

Kenosha County 4-H is hosting a spaghetti dinner to benefit the Herda family, whose farm was damaged by fire on May 1. One barn was completely destroyed and another barn damaged in the fire. None of the livestock or family was injured. The spaghetti dinner will take place from 4 to 8:30 p.m., June 8, […]

Central High School Class of 2018 graduation coverage (PHOTOS)

The 66th commencement class of Central High School graduated Sunday afternoon. The ceremony, held in the school gym in Paddock Lake, included musical performances, speeches from student leaders, an address by a faculty member, the conferring of diplomas and the Rite of Passage. Here are some more photos from the ceremony (photos by Earlene Frederick): […]

Falcons beat Panthers in softball sectional

Central High School Falcons defeated the Wilmot Union High School Panthers Tuesday in a softball sectional game that went scoreless for all of regulation and ended in the 10th inning. The final score was 3-0, Central. The Falcons, the #4 seed, will move on to play Burlington, the #2 seed in the sectional final Thursday at […]

Central High School Music Parents Assoc. holding Flamingo Flocking Fundraiser

The Central High School Music Parents Association is holding a flamingo flocking fundraiser during the month of June. In exchange for a donation, you can have a flock of flamingos appear in the yard of anyone you choose during the month of June. 24 hours is $20, 48 hours is $30, 72 hours is $50. A letter accompanies […]

Central HS 8th Grade Activity Night is May 18

Central High School Peer Helpers will host its annual 8th Grade Activity Night at the high school on Friday, May 18, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. This event gives incoming freshman for the 2018-18 school year a chance to tour the school, meet their future classmates and have some food and fun.  A dance will […]

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