Student Spotlight

Senior Monericka Semeran wins top prize for student journalists

posted Jun 14, 2018, 11:28 AM by Central Webmaster

Monericka Semeran,
one of the co-editors in chief of The Little Green Newspaper
 received the Brodsky 
Prize for outstanding student j
ournalism. The Union Leader featured an article about Monericka and the prize (click here to read it). We are happy for her and the recognition 
of her work in the Op-Ed section
 she so deserves.

Students take top prize in state Latin exam

posted Jun 12, 2018, 5:54 AM by Central Webmaster

Each year Central students participate in the New Hampshire Classical Association Warren Held Exams.  This year, three students took the top prizes in the Latin Prose exam from across the entire state.  Tyler Tran earned first place, and Jessica Merrit and Eason Su tied for second place.  Hundreds of students take this exam from public and private schools around New Hampshire.  


Senior student earns top state prize in Stock Market competition

posted Jun 5, 2018, 9:52 AM by Central Webmaster

Congratulations to Dy'amond Peebles for being the NH Winner of the Stock Market Game sponsored by The SIMFA Foundation.  Dy'amond competed in the competition as part of her Business Mathematics course taught by Mr. Ed True.  Dy'amond was honored at a lunch awards ceremony and received a medal. She ended the game with a total equity of $118,685.54

3 Central Students Celebrated as State-Wide Scholars

posted May 16, 2018, 6:25 AM by Central Webmaster

Congratulations to the 3 Central Francis Wayland Parker Scholars of the Month.

Tamsin Weissberg - October, Karishma Manchanda - November, and Max Nakos - February were three winners of the distincition presented by the New Hampshire Assoication of School Principals.  Each was honored at a dinner with an award plaque for their excellence in academics and community involvement.  We are all proud of their achievements.

Central International Club Hosted Taste of Central Event

posted May 14, 2018, 6:14 AM by Central Webmaster

The Central International Club, especially seniors Fatima Aljić and Ebraheim Aku,  put on a Taste of Central Event where students, staff, and families brought food from across the globe, wore cultural apparel, and shared traditional dances and performances for all in attendance.  The event celebrated the incredible diversity that makes Central High School so special.  The event had great attendance from members of the Central community.  

Madalynn Simard Qualifies for Equestrian Team State Show

posted May 14, 2018, 5:35 AM by Central Webmaster

Nice Job Maddy Simard!  Madalynn competed against the other high school teams as part of the Trinity Co-op team that is open to members of the Manchester School District.  She has now qualified to compete at the High School Equestrian Team State Show.

Four Students Submit Editorials to The New York Times

posted May 7, 2018, 8:39 AM by Central Webmaster   [ updated May 7, 2018, 8:40 AM ]

Four of our talented young women submitted editorials to The New York Times; three of these students completed their editorials in time to submit their work to the New York Times Annual Editorial Contest for high school students. Lois Numbi, Licrese Kanyegere, Staritchie Jeannis, and Berta Ingabire, we congratulate you on your hard work and dedication.

Junior Maxwell Nakos Named NH State Francis Wayland Parker Scholar of the Month

posted Apr 20, 2018, 7:57 AM by Central Webmaster

For the month of February, Junior Maxwell Nakos has been named the New Hampshire Scholar of the Month.  Sponsored by the NH Association of School Principals, the Francis Wayland Parker Scholar of the Month program is a state-wide initiative that recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of students across the state of New Hampshire.  

Max boasts an impressive 3.87 GPA in a rigorous course schedule at Central and he is involved in a wide range of extracurricular activities and founded Central's "The Little Greens' Thumb", a club focused on beautifying Central's campus.  To read about Max's essay and accomplishments, click here for the article in the Union Leader.

The Francis Wayland Park Scholar of the Month Program is an academic recognition award developed to promote academic recognition of students.  A panel of seven judges chosen from prominent citizens and business leaders in the state make the selection of the Scholar of the Month.  In May, all monthly winners and their families will be honored at an awards ceremony.  At that time, the Francis Wayland Parker Scholar of the Year will be announced and awarded a $2000 scholarship.  To learn more about the program, see your counselor.

Central Students Speak Up at St. Anselm's Student Voice Summit

posted Apr 3, 2018, 6:23 AM by Central Webmaster

Numerous students from Manchester High School Central participated in the Student Voice Summit at Saint Anselm College.  The purpose of the Student Voice Summit was to share the experiences of school districts regarding innovative ways to engage secondary students in all aspects of school decision-making, from curriculum to scheduling to disciplinary processes to community engagement work.  Our students did a fantastic job expressing themselves in a mature manner while informing numerous individuals of their points of view.

Well done to all of them.

Abigail Conrad Receives President's Volunteer Service Award

posted Mar 20, 2018, 5:03 AM by Central Webmaster

Congratulations to Abigail Conrad.

Abbey is being recognized for receiving the President's Volunteer Service Award.  This award which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country was granted by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program.  "The recipient of these awards demonstrate that young people across America are making remarkable contributions to the health and vitality of their communities," said John Strangfeld, chairman, and CEO of Prudential Financial.  Thank you, Abigail Conrad, for all you do!

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