This week’s photo comes from Paige Hendricks, and with the melting of the snow, we’ll take this flower to be a promise of truly spring weather. If you have a photo you’d like to submit, please email the photo, your name, and the story behind the photo to chspineneedle at gmail dot com.
Juniors (and a few scattered seniors) have descended upon the Civic Center Arena to decorate for tomorrow’s prom. The Pine Needle has been receiving official dispatches from across the street, watching the progression from concrete lot to glittering elegance. We’ll continue to update the time line as more photos come in.
Money will be no obstacle for 200 students attending the girls’ state basketball tournament on Thursday. A private donor has generously purchased 200 student tickets to the game, which takes place across the street at the Civic Center at 7:00. Students who want one of the tickets simply have to head to room 102 of […]
For a second year in a row, the Cobbler girls’ gymnastics team won the state title. Along the way, Collette Christensen won the state all-around competition, with her sister Chelsey Christensen finished runner-up. Congratulations, Cobbler girls, on another fine performance.
The Central Cobbler wrestlers, while a tad disappointed with not winning a state championship, made their school proud with a second place team finish at State. The two senior wrestlers, Aero Amo and Alan Heidinger, each won individual state titles in their weight classes and Jarran Jensen finished second in his–congratulations, guys! Thanks to Kendsy […]
Despite persistent rumors on social media, Central High School and other schools in Rapid City have proved to be safe places full of the holiday spirit. The Pine Needle gives special thanks to administrators and liaison officers Hower and Doyle for all the time they have put in this week tracking down and verifying the […]
By Mary Bright and library staff This is the last week for the eighth annual Festival of Trees, so if you haven’t been to the library yet this month be sure and come up and see the trees. Mrs. Mertes explains that with the festival, “Different organizations put up decorated trees in Central’s library. Students […]
This week’s photo of the week is from Jade Redleaf. It is a photo she took while walking in a park. If you have a photo you’d like to submit, please email the photo, your name, and the story behind the photo to chspineneedle at gmail dot com.
Homecoming week opened with a bang at Central High School Monday. On Monday ancient Egyptians infiltrated the school, culminating in the evening’s coronation ceremony, where Luke Deurmier was crowned king (or should we say Pharaoh?) and Mikaeala Frank was crowned queen. Seniors in their court include Lana Lacy and Ben Dingus and Chelsey Carmichael and […]
by: Shayla Imberi Central High School’s photography club, run by Mrs. Allen, has just completed a photography contest on who could be the best photographer at Central. The contest was open category and was one dollar per entry. At first things weren’t really kicking up, but with the great support of our Cobblers, including teachers, […]
Story by: Tanner O’ Neil & Mr. Sheehy; Photos by: Tony Sloat What most people don’t know about theatre is what hard work it is. Right now students are in the making of Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, a play adapted for the stage by Dale Wasserman. The play features a cast […]
Bailey Ellis attended the fall choir concert and brought his camera along. The result is a look at how beautiful these singers are while they sing–add to this the beauty of their voices and you’ve got a great show. Don’t miss their Christmas concert in December!
The Central Cobblers football team wrapped up its season with a 41-14 drubbing of the cross-town rival Stevens Raiders. The win earns the Cobblers a ninth seed for the upcoming playoffs, and the boys will travel to Brookings Tuesday to play the first round. There will be a fan bus that will depart Central High […]
The pep rally has become a highlight of homecoming week, and this year was no exception with the dancing, cheering, and break dancing fun of recent pep rallies all making their appearances. Pine Needle photographer Tony Sloat brought his camera and captured a bit of the action.
Homecoming week is underway, and to celebrate how amazing being a Cobbler is, and how amazing Friday’s football game against Mitchell will be, The Pine Needle is sharing some of photographer Anthony Sloat’s best shots from the Central v. Sturgis football game (a Cobbler win, in case you’d forgotten). Go Cobblers!
This year’s first photo of the week is from Bailey Ellis. Of this photo, Bailey explains that he took it “at the sub-varsity football game that was called off on August 31st because of weather.” We’re glad he stayed around to snap this picture. If you have a photo you’d like to submit, please email […]