CHS Memories

What Do You Remember?

Everyone has favorite memories from their time at Central! Click below to view alumni memories from each decade.

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Carrie M. Winter      CHS 1928

Sara Vore Taylor and her Style Book and insistence on excellence in writing and speech.

View all memories from the 1920's »

Katherine Kirby  Smith    CHS 1935

I sang in the ACappella Choir under Carol Marhoff Pitts. We were the best High School choir in the midwest and traveled to Chicago and Minneapolis.

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Virginia L. Hanisch  Purdham    CHS 1944

We had wonderful school dances at the Chermont Ball Room.  The operettas and Road Shows.  Truly wonderful and unforgettable teachers such as Bernice Engel, Marian Treat and Geneive Clark.

Virginia L. Hanisch  Purdham    CHS 1944 Sub

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Richard (Dick) A. Glasford      CHS 1952

The angora sweaters the girls wore!

View all memories from the 1950's »

Pamela S. Buffett Bartling   CHS 1960

My most wonderful memory and long-lasting gift was the great social interaction that took place among the extraordinary people with whom my twin brother, Peter Bartling, and I attended CHS with - the life lessons of Central will be with me for a lifetime.

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Mayrene (Mimi) E. Bentley     CHS 1971

Enjoyed taking "Honors" classes and physics class with Mr. Holff.

View all memories from the 1970's »

Thomas (Tom) F. Backer     CHS 1983

A Cappella Choir, CHS Singers, Road Show, Purple Feather Day, AP classes, English Department, Miss Virginia Lee Pratt.

View all memories from the 1980's »

Kevin E. McDonald      CHS 1999

The late  great  Coach Blazevich in the old gym during winter baseball workouts.  The two varsity baseball coaches for the 98 and 99 seasons.  The #20 on all of the baseball players hats.  The parties.  The poop in the pool.  Losing in the first round of districts in extra innings.  Spanky the baseball buried in Hastings.  Mrs. Krejci's history class.  The prime team.  The senior wills (best ever).  Baseball initiations...etc etc

Kevin E. McDonald      CHS 1999

9/29/2006       MEMORY submitted via website

The late  great  Coach Blazevich in the old gym during winter baseball workouts.  The two varsity baseball coaches for the 98 and 99 seasons.  The #20 on all of the baseball players hats.  The parties.  The poop in the pool.  Losing in the first round of districts in extra innings.  Spanky the baseball buried in Hastings.  Mrs. Krejci's history class.  The prime team.  The senior wills (best ever).  Baseball initiations...etc etc

View all memories from the 1990's »

Bryan J. Fink      CHS 2001

CHS, Singers, Man Chorus :), A Cappella, football games, and the overall experience.

View all memories from the 2000's »

Xiomara Avalos    CHS 2012

CHS has left me with so many memories but my favorite would be listening to Dr. Bigsby ("Dr. B") in the morning announcements. My morning will just never be complete anymore. 

View all memories from the 2010's »