Someone You Know May Need Your Blood

by: Marcus B. Did you know that 80% of the population will need at least a unit of blood in their lifetime? One of these people is Kaelynn Talley (Mr. Talley’s daughter), who was recently diagnosed with hemolytic anemia, a condition that requires blood and plasma transfusions.  This is just one of the times blood is required, so to help people who need blood Central … Continue reading Someone You Know May Need Your Blood

A Last Battle for a Cobbler Guitar Hero

by: Lisa Myers Rapid City Central has its own real Guitar Hero. Johnny Hastings walked into English 9 freshman year like nothing had even phased him. His best friend Nathan was bragging him up like he had just performed the best show of his life. As  a matter of fact, I was a witness of this great show that he had performed the night before: … Continue reading A Last Battle for a Cobbler Guitar Hero

Freshmen & Sophomores Exchange Words Before Cobbler Clash

With the cancellation of the Cobbler/Raider sophomore football game, Central’s coaches chose to begin a new tradition to end the season for the underclassmen: a freshmen vs. sophomore football game called The Cobbler Clash. In anticipation of the event, The Pine Needle asked each team for its predictions (and taunts), all in the name of fun. Whatever the case, Cobblers fans will want to attend … Continue reading Freshmen & Sophomores Exchange Words Before Cobbler Clash

Career Fair Segueys to Post High Night

by: Jacob Mobley The career fair that was held in the commons on Thursday was a hit! With students constantly visiting the booths, the students came away with a great look into future careers that they could possibly hold. The organizations that were involved also seemed to be having a great time interacting with the students who were visiting their booths with questions galore. (Article … Continue reading Career Fair Segueys to Post High Night

Career Fair in the Central Commons

by: Jacob Mobley This Thursday, October 14, Central’s guidance department will be holding a career fair in the commons during 3rd block. This career fair is a great way for students from Central to see all the opportunities within our community that one may seize upon after high school. This career fair allows students the ability to look into a job that they may be interested in … Continue reading Career Fair in the Central Commons

NHS Members Clean Up after Their Peers

by: Jacob Mobley On Saturday, six students from the National Honor Society (NHS) assembled in the Central High School parking lot in an effort to clean up Rapid City by picking up trash by Rapid Creek. When the six students and Ms. Bauer gathered they saw a bigger problem than the creek: the Central High School parking lot. The plans of cleaning up the creek … Continue reading NHS Members Clean Up after Their Peers