On May 16, Clarke Central High School seniors, parents and community members gathered in Mell Auditorium to reflect on the experiences of the Class of 2017.
On April 14, the Clarke Central High School Prom was held at the Cotton Press.
On April 1, Clarke Central High School hosted the first annual school district maker faire. Clarke County School District students were able to present their creations.
On March 28, the CCHS boys varsity soccer team took on Johnson High School at Billy Henderson Stadium. CCHS lost to Johnson 2-0.
Clarke Central High School held a Black History Month Celebration Assembly in Mell Auditorium on Feb. 16. The assembly featured poetry readings, speeches and dance and video tributes.
Clarke Central High School held its winter sports pep rally on Jan. 20 in the James Crawford Memorial Arena with performances from the varsity and JV basketball cheerleaders.
The Women’s March on Washington took place on Jan. 21, the day after the presidential inauguration and drew people from all across the country to rally and march in Washington D.C.
The Clarke Central High School and Cedar Shoals High School junior varsity basketball teams faced off on Jan. 21 at CCHS.
The Clarke Central High School and Cedar Shoals High School varsity basketball teams faced off on Jan. 21 at CCHS. The Lady Glads won 53-44 and the boys lost 67-57.
The Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement hosted the first Martin Luther King Jr. Parade on Jan. 16 featuring local community members, musicians and activists.
On Jan. 9, Clarke Central High School’s soccer teams began conditioning and try-outs which were held at both Billy Henderson Stadium and in the weight room.
English department teacher David Ragsdale’s British Literature class had a poetry slam on Jan. 4 where students were able to share original poetry.
The Clarke Central High School and Cedar Shoals High School girl’s and boy’s varsity basketball teams faced off at CSHS on Dec. 10. The CCHS boy’s team lost to CSHS 73-70 while the girl’s team won 59-57.
For the first time since 2013, the Clarke Central High School varsity football team competed in the Georgia High School Association 5A Sweet 16 State Playoffs. The Clarke Central Gladiators traveled to Henry County to face the Stockbridge High School Tigers on Nov. 18. The Gladiators fell to the Tigers 37-13.
On Oct. 28, the Clarke Central High School varsity football team defeated Walnut Grove High School 33-21. This secures the Gladiators’ placement as the No.3 seed in the Region AAAAA GHSA State Football Championship.
Managing Editor Sunčana Pavlić complied a package of the fall sports galleries including photos from the fall sports pep rally, fall sports senior night and the Clarke Central High School varsity football game against Flowery Branch. Galleries are by Julie Alpaugh and Zoe Peterson.
The Clarke Central High School Gladiators faced the Flowery Branch High School Falcons in Billy Henderson stadium on Oct. 22. They finished the game with a 44-21 victory and secured a spot in the playoffs.
By JULIE ALPAUGH – Visuals Coordinator By ZOE PETERSON – Print Photography Editor Clarke Central High School students gathered in the new gym for a fall sports pep rally on Oct. 22. The events featured fall sports participants, student relay races and performances from the cheerleaders and Student Government Association members. More from Julie Alpaugh…
All seniors participating in fall sports, band and JROTC were recognized on the field before the Clarke Central High School varsity football game against Flowery Branch High School.
On Sept. 30, CCHS went up against Buford High School and fell 44-13 to the Wolves. Before the game, the Clarke Middle School band and orchestra, the Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle School band and the CCHS orchestra performed the “Star Spangled Banner” and at half-time, both teams’ marching bands took to the field.
Clarke Central High School defeated Cedar Shoals High School 38-12 on Sept. 23 in the 50th annual Classic City Championship.
click photo to view gallery By ZOE PETERSON – Photography Editor On Sept. 22, the Clarke Central High School varsity softball team defeated Johnson High School 5-2 in an 8-AAAAA region game. The win places the Lady Glads as the fifth seed in the region tournament. The softball team honored its two seniors, Destinee Escoe…
Clarke Central High School held its Homecoming football game against North Oconee High School on Sept. 16 and its Homecoming Dance on Sept. 17.
On Sept. 4, the Athens Pride Festival was held in Downtown Athens concluding Athens Pride Week featuring live performances, vendors and food, showing support for the Athens’ LGBTQ+ community.
Click photo to view gallery. By JULIE ALPAUGH – Visuals Coordinator By ZOE PETERSON – Photography Editor Clarke Central High School’s varsity football team faced Winder-Barrow High School on Aug. 20 in Death Valley. The final score was 31-0. More from Julie Alpaugh More from Zoe Peterson
Clarke Central High School held its first day of the 2016- 2017 school year on Aug. 9.
On May 10, former NFL quarterback, television personality, and computer software executive Fran Tarkenton visited his alma mater through the Hometown Hall of Famer program.
By ZOE PETERSON – Sports Editor Decision Day, a ceremony in which graduating Clarke Central High School seniors had the chance to celebrate and announce their plans to continue to a post-secondary education, was held on Friday, April 29. More from Zoe Peterson
Web Master Suncana Pavlic complied a package of Clarke Central High School’s Senior Night on April 21 at Billy Henderson Stadium for CCHS’ Senior Night.
On April 21, the Clarke Central High School varsity girls soccer team vs. Franklin County High School game was held. The game marked the last regular season game with Senior Night.
On April 21, the Clarke Central High School varsity boys soccer team vs. Franklin County High School game was held.
The Clarke Central High School program played Franklin County High School on April 21 at Billy Henderson Stadium for CCHS’ Senior Night.
The Gladiators finish off the season with a 4-3 win against Lanier after a long, 12-inning game. The team also recognized seniors Noah Fairbairn, Trip Thompson and Garrett Holland.
The Athens Cotton Press hosted Clarke Central High School’s prom on April 15.
NAACP award nominee poet Camille Dungy visited Clarke Central High School to discuss her several of her published books such as What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison.
On April 6, the Clarke County School District held the annual CCSD Special Olympics at Clarke Central High School.
On April 1, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes hosted a 3-on-3 basketball tournament at Clarke Central High School.
On Feb. 17, Athens residents gathered in the Cedar Shoals High School auditorium to discuss the recent alleged sexual assault case.
On Feb. 5 Clarke Central High School held their winter pep rally which included performances from the CCHS varsity basketball cheerleaders, faculty members, CCHS varsity basketball team and more.
On Feb. 5, author Gavriel Savit visited the Clarke Central High School Media Center through a partnership with Avid Bookshop for a book reading, Q&A and book signing.
Cedar Shoals High School’s Tech Team taught Clarke Central High School students about virtual reality software and Google Cardboard.
On Jan. 23, cross-town rivalries Clarke Central High School and Cedar Shoals High School varsity basketball teams face off. The CCHS varsity girls took a 73-39 win followed by the CCHS varsity boys loss 54-73.
On Jan. 18, Athens community members marched through the streets of downtown Athens to push for a discrimination free community.
>On Jan. 16, the Clarke Central High school’s girls and boys varsity basketball teams won both games against Oconee County High School. The girls won 72-27 and the boys won 63-54.
On Jan. 5, students at Clarke Central High School came back from break to an essentially new school as the school’s on-going renovation enters a new phase.
On December 11, the Clarke Central High School basketball teams faced their cross-town rival Cedar Shoals . The varsity girls took away a 64-30 win however the varsity boys lost 44-73.
On Fri., Nov. 6, Clarke Central High School participated in their first swim meet of the season at the Ramsey Student Center”
On Fri., Nov. 6, CCHS celebrated senior night where seniors who participated in fall sports were recognized on the field. Clarke central was then defeated by Loganville 42-13.
The annual Wild Rumpus parade took place in Downtown Athens on Sat., Oct. 31.
On Oct. 25, Athens held its 6th annual AthHalf, a half marathon.
On Friday, Oct. 23, colleges from around the U.S visited Clarke Central High School to recruit and expose students to their different education opportunities.
On Oct. 16, Clarke Central High School won 44-7 against Gainesville High School at Billy Henderson stadium.
On Oct. 9, Clarke Central High School lost 21-28 against Flowery Branch High School at Billy Henderson Stadium.
ODYSSEY Online complied a package of several galleries on the 2015 homecoming pep rally, homecoming court, homecoming game and homecoming dance by Sophie Fernandes, Ella Sams and Julie Alpaugh.
Before the homecoming game on September 25, the Clarke Central High School homecoming court was presented and the homecoming queen was crowned.
Clarke Central High School student’s attended the homecoming dance On Sept. 26 to finish off the week of homecoming activities.
Clarke Central High School held the homecoming pep rally on Sept. 25 that featured several performances and games to express school spirit.
During the homecoming game on September 25, Clarke Central High School faced Apalachee High school and crowned the 2015 homecoming queen.
On Sept. 13, Pride Week wound down with a family-friendly Pride Festival held on Washington Street in Downtown Athens. The festival featured music, food and variety of vendors to express Athens’ support of the LGBTQ community.
On Sept. 11, Clarke Central High School played Cedar Shoals High School in the 49th Classic City Championship. CCHS won over CSHS 29-0.
In this episode of SCENE, Julie Alpaugh and Karla Dougan visit rival schools: Clarke Central High School and Cedar Shoals High School and talk to students about the upcoming football game.
On Aug. 20, Clarke Central High School hosted Open House, an event in which parents/guardians had the opportunity to meet teachers.
AthFest, a music and art festival in Downtown Athens, took place on June 24-28.
Clarke Central High School started its 2015-16 academic school year on Aug. 11.
Check out staff writer Julie Alpaugh’s photos from Twilight.
Decision Day was held May 1 in Mell Auditorium.
The 2015 Clarke Central High School Prom was held April 17 at the State Botanical Gardens.
On April 16, the International Club hosted the 2015 International Day assembly to celebrate diversity at Clarke Central High School. Several CCHS students presented performances from different cultures. Seniors Marina Byrne and Edward Byrne performed “La vie en rose” by Edith Piaf and Senior Pepe Mondragon and Junior Belangelis Colmenares danced a classic Dominican dance called the bachata. The assembly ended with a fashion show highlighting traditional dress from all over the world.
Etienne De Rocher and Jacob Morris, Kenosha Kid, Cicada Rhythm and Nana Grizol perform in Athens, GA at the Slingshot Festival.
Local musician Kishi Bashi performed at David C. Barrow Elementary School on Thurs., March 26, as the school’s Cool Composer of the Month.
On March 20, the girls’ varsity soccer team lost 0-3 against Apalachee High School while the boys’ varsity team won 1-4.
American rapper Waka Flocka Flame stunned concertgoers during his Feb. 25 show at the Georgia Theatre in downtown Athens.
Clarke Central High School’s varsity girls basketball team defeated Oconee High School with a score of 57-44 on Jan. 17. The boys team followed with a score of 67-55.
Thirty-one Georgia high schools competed in the Clarke-Oconee Invitational at the University of Georgia’s Ramsey Student Center Natatorium on Jan. 17.
By NICHOLAS BYRNE – Broadcast Managing Editor Photos courtesy of Empire Mock Trial. At the inaugural San Francisco Empire competition the CCHS Mock Trial team placed 2nd out of 24 teams who competed. When they entered the final round on Nov. 24, 2014, CCHS was the highest seed; they won 7 out of 8 ballots…
Photos from lunch on Jan. 6.
Over Clarke Central High School’s Winter Break construction around the school continued.
On Dec. 17, the Clarke Central High School media center hosted its first winter wonderland event. The event had a photo booth and students presented on different technological resources available to students, parents and teachers.
On October 31, Clarke Central defeated Heritage 29-15 at Billy Henderson Stadium on Senior Night.
The Classic City Championship took place on Sept. 12-13. Despite trailing 14-6 on Sept. 12, before the game was postponed to Sept. 13 due to weather delays. Clarke Central went on to win the game 44-29 on Sept. 13.
Clarke Central played Lanier on Friday, Sept. 5. At the game? See if you were SCENE!
Clarke Central played Hart County on Friday, Aug. 29 At the game? See if you were SCENE!
Clarke Central High School’s C-Team lost on Aug. 29 to Madison County 12-14.
Clarke Central hosted the senior reception on May 4.
On May 2, the Clarke Central High School varsity boys soccer team faced off against Dunwoody in the first round of the Georgia High School Association state playoffs. The Gladiators advanced on 3-0 and will play again on May 6.
On April 18, The State Botanical Garden of Georgia hosted Clarke Central High School’s prom. Check out more coverage of prom on twitter. #CCHSPROM
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On March 7, Mr. Incredible, Clarke Central High School’s male beauty pageant raised money for relay for life.
The girls’ varsity basketball team won 66-48 against Cedar Shoals High School while the boys’ varsity team won 67-51.
Clarke Central High School wins 45-15 in the City Championship game against Cedar Shoals High School.
Clarke Central hosted the Classic City Championship game faculty mixer.
The Clarke Central athletic department honors its’ fall term students with the senior banquet on Nov. 8.
The gladiators defeat Cedar Shoals High School 45-15 in the annual Classic City Championship game.
On Oct.17, the Clarke Central High School volleyball team lost to Whitewater High School in the first round of the state playoffs 3-0.
On Oct. 9, the seniors won the second powderpuff football game 42-7.
On Sept. 27, Clarke Central hosted their second home game of the season against Appalachee.
On Sept. 6, the Gladiators defeated Central Gwinnett High School 37-12 at Billy Henderson Stadium.
Clarke Central’s High School’s Open House started with a club expo where students and parents were able to look at different extra-curricular activities
Photos from classes on Aug. 29th.
The 9th annual Darius goes West days kicked off with a drive-in movie, barbecue, mini carnival along with other activities.
On Friday Aug. 23, students of Clarke Central High School met with representatives from colleges around Georgia and a few out of state universities to learn about post-secondary education opportunities.
Due to the new schedule, students have limited options in the morning before 8:30 a.m.
Photos from the second week back at school.
Photos from Camp Amped session 2 grand finale.
On May 8, in the second round of the state soccer tournament, the CCHS boys varsity soccer team defeated Riverwood High School 3-0.
On May 2, CCHS hosted the first annual powderpuff games. The senior girls won 14-0 against the junior girls.
On May 2, CCHS hosted the first annual powderpuff games.
On Wednesday, May 1, the CCHS boy’s varsity soccer team won against East Paulding High School 5-1 in the first round of the state soccer tournament.
Photos from prom on April 27 at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.
Photos from prom on April 27 at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.
Photos from International Day on April 18.
Photos of Team Athens vs. J-Town on April 13.
Photos from lunch on April 16
Photos around CCHS on April 9, 2013
The CCHS Varsity Girls won against Cedar Shoals High School 1-0 while the Varsity Boys lost 4-5 in overtime.
Photos from Walk with Grace on April 5, 2013
Photos from Success Starts Here and lunch on April 5.
Photos from Clarke Central High School on April 2, 2013
Photos from lunch on March 20, 2013.
The CCHS Gladiators fall short to the Madison County Red Raiders 6-3.
Photos taken during a CCHS Varsity Soccer game against Central Gwinnett on February 20, 2013.
Photos from a CCHS Wrestling meet on January 26, 2013.
Photos from the Clarke Central High School vs. Cedar Shoals High School 2013 basketball game
Photos of the 2013 area 8-AAAAA wrestling duals
Photos from the 2012 Classic City Championship played at Cedar Shoals High School
Clarke Central High School lost 24-13 to the Flowery Branch High School Falcons at home on Oct. 26.
Clarke Central High School won 37-0 against the Salem High School Seminoles in the 2012 homecoming football game.
Photos of spirit week leading up to Friday night’s game against Salem High School.
The photography staff’s pick for this week’s photo of the week.
Photos from the CCHS vs. Loganville High School football game.
Photos of the Marist at CCHS football game.
Photos from the Madison County High School vs. CCHS volleyball game
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Photo gallery of International Day 2012 at CCHS on April 12
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At the Central Gwinnett Tri-Meet on March 7, Clarke Central High School competed against host Central Gwinnett High School and nearby Archer High School. Nearly half of CCHS’ 18 points came from field events.
Photos from the Feb. 22 baseball game against Oglethorpe County High School.
Photos from the CCHS vs. OCHS varsity boys soccer game on Feb. 21.
The photography staff’s pick for this week’s photo of the week.
The photography staff’s pick for our photo of the week.
The photography staff’s pick for our photo of the week.
Photos of CCHS’ swim meet on Saturday, Jan. 14
Athens-Clarke County’s Downtown Parade of Lights began at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1. Beginning on the corner of Dougherty and Pulaski Streets and concluding in front of City Hall, the
Clarke Central High School beat Lambert high school, moving through to the second round of the state playoffs
Clarke Central High School stomps the Flowery Branch High School Falcons in the region 8-AAAA championship game
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Lady Gladiators beat Salem High School 25-7 and 25-11
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By CALEB HAYES – Editor-in-Chief I never thought I would see it again. A crowded mob of screaming students enthralled in anticipation for a football game. Clarke Central High School hasn’t had a pep rally since my freshman year in 2008. This high school experience has become a myth to the freshmen, sophomores and juniors…