CHS Weekly Announcements

For the Week of January 4, 2021

National Honor Society Inducts New Members

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Buy your Yearbook now

This year has certainly been strange, but that doesn’t mean the yearbook staff isn’t hard at work making you one amazing book.

The deadline to personalize your book with your name or icons on the cover is January 29th!

The price will also rise form $35 to $40 after January 29th! So Visit search for Center High School and order your yearbook today!

Mobile Food Pantry this Friday (1/8/21)

Friday Center Community Mobile Pantry

The Center Education Foundation, in partnership with Harvesters and the Center School District is hosting a mobile food pantry. Once a month Harvesters will bring a semi-truck trailer full of fresh produce to the Center School District’s Warehouse at 8701 Holmes Rd, Kansas City, MO 64131. There is no cost, and the pantry is available for all in need.

Time and Dates: Every second Friday, vehicles may start lining up at 11:30 a.m.

  • Friday, January 8

  • Friday, February 12

  • Friday, March 12

  • Friday, April 9

  • Friday, May 14

    Location: The Center School District’s Warehouse 8701 Holmes Rd, Kansas City, MO 64131

  • Enter through the Center School District Central Office at 8701 Holmes Rd. Proceed slowly through the bus parking lot.

Trivia for Animal Lovers

What is the color of a giraffe’s tongue?

Answer: Black

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Hey Juniors and Seniors: This pandemic isn't going to last forever, time to prepare for the future! You have until Friday, January 15th to register for the February 6th ACT Test. The ACT is one of the tests required for graduation, so you might as well get it out of the way now.

Our ACT code is 261-615

Our Testing Center Code is: 179340

Use this link to sign up on the ACT website:

Players 58 complies with COVID restrictions by producing a Radio Show

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Trivia for Sports Fans

What is the height of a basketball hoop in feet?

Answer: 10 feet

Congratulations to CHS Debaters at DKC City Championships

Please congratulate our Center High School Debaters E’lon Freeman and Damarion Mitchell who won 2nd Place JV Policy Debate Team and E’lon won 2nd Place JV Speaker Award at the annual Debate Kansas City Championships tournament the weekend of December 12, 2020.

We are very proud of our Yellowjacket team! There is more to come next semester so stay tuned.


Registration for Summit Technology Academy and Herndon Career Center is now open. Please click on the following links to explore the programs and requirements. Note that some programs are grade specific. Some require fees. For all programs student attendance must be at 95% or higher and appropriate GPA. After exploring the sites, if you wish to fill out an application, please do so.

More Random Trivia

A typical cough is 60 mph while a sneeze is often faster than 100 mph.

Some fish cough. Really.

Seniors - Plan now to get your vaccinations for college next year

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that College / University students have already received 2 doses of the MMR, which is the vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella, in which they should have already received as a child. Most Colleges/Universities, in addition to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also require full vaccinations, specifically for students who are living on campus. These full vaccinations are as follows:

  1. Meningoccal (Meningitis),
  2. Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis (Tdap booster),
  3. HPV and
  4. Influenza

This information is according to the 2019 Consumer Reports. Thank you!

Dr. Kerry Dixon

Student Success Coordinator

Center Senior High School


Chicken Patty Challenge

Just because we're not in the building, with lunch ladies serving up our beloved Chicken Patty sandwich every Wednesday, doesn't mean we can't still enjoy our Chicken Patty Wednesday song.

Do you have what it takes to keep the tradition going? Do you have the voice of an angel waiting to honor the chicken patty? Can you arrange a vocal piece better than anyone from the past?

If so, record /film your performance and send it to Ms. Vennera at to be included in the next edition of weekly announcements.