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Class Reunion

August 17, 2016 by Linda Wallace Bagley (Register to contact)

Looking for the next class reunion.

TCHS Class of 1976, Spring Fling! Friday, May 27,2016, King David Lodge

April 14, 2016 by Rochelle Brantley (Register to contact)

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The TCHS Class of 1976 will be having a pre- Memorial Day weekend Spring Fling!.. Friday, May 27, 2016 at King David Lodge, 81 Bellevue Ave, Trenton, NJ 08618. Time: 7-11 pm, Cost: $8 cover charge at door; "Old Skool" Music by DJ Books!, good food, door prizes, silent auction, 50/50 cash raffle and more..! Hope to see you there.. For more info, email: *****

Happy New Year TCHS Class of 1976 - Updates and Reminders

January 5, 2016 by Rochelle Brantley (Register to contact)

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Greetings TCHS Class of 1976!
Wishing all a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year!..
Get ready because this is our year and we are looking forward to great things as we approach our 40th Reunion milestone!!

Just a few reminders and updates:
Any classmates that would like to join the committee, we could use your support!.. Next meeting dates are: Jan 12 and 26; 5:30-7 pm, at the Trenton Firehouse, West State Street and Sanhican Drive, Trenton, NJ
o Our next fundraiser/raffle is currently underway for the NJ PICK 3 (straight, no box), to be held on February 14, 2016, tickets are available, please reach out to Ann McInnis-Floyd at (609) 954-XXXX
o The date/place for our 40th Reunion will be Saturday, November 26, 2016, at John Henry's Stone Terrace, Kuser Road, Hamilton, NJ
o We ask that you please support our fundraisers so that we can try and keep our tickets at a reasonable price for everyone.
o We are working on our next Meet n' Greet, information will be forthcoming...
Thanks to all for your support..
TCHS Class of 1976 Reunion Committee
Janice Raymore-Phillips, Sarah Glover, Donna Teel, Ann McInnis-Floyd, Lorraine Hall,
Barbara Lynch-Johnson, Rochelle Brantley, Dawn Dean, Hiram Sallie

TCHS Class of 1976, Meet n' Greet, Friday, Nov 13 - 7 pm

November 4, 2015 by Rochelle Brantley (Register to contact)

Greetings Class of 1976 Alumni!
We will be having a Meet n' Greet on Friday, November 13, 2015, at 7 pm, King David Lodge, 81 Bellevue Ave, Trenton, NJ. Cost is $5, which includes light refreshments. All proceeds go toward our upcoming 40th Reunion, Nov, 2016. Hope that you can join us!

TCHS Class of 1976 upcoming 40-Year Reunion Activities

September 6, 2015 by Rochelle Brantley (Register to contact)

Dear Class of 1976! We have begun our Kick-off activities for the 40-Year Reunion, to be held in November, 2016. If you'd like to join the committee or help out in any way, our next meeting is Tuesday, Sept 15, 2015 at 5:30p-7p, West Trenton Firehouse, 1464 West State Street, Trenton, NJ. We currently have a raffle underway and a Meet n' Greet coming up in Oct or Nov, 2015. Please feel free to share on social media, FaceBook, Twitter, etc! and stay tuned for more information... Hope to see you soon!
TCHS Class of 1976 Reunion Committee

40-Year Reunion

March 8, 2015 by Rochelle Brantley (Register to contact)

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Calling all TCHS class of 1976 alumni! We would like to begin planning our 40-year reunion (2016). If you would like to be a part of the committee, please email your contact information to: ***** Thank you!

School Colors

December 18, 2009 by Milagros Prez PerezWashington (Register to contact)

What? Why are you guys changing the colors? I think this is ridicules, What the RED and BLACK people are not important! Why didn’t they ask the old classmates for their opinion? What is wrong with Tradition?


September 12, 2009 by Renee Grey (Register to contact)

Our team colors were changed from RED and Black to ORANGE and BLUE!!!! I really think that it was very bad that this happen because those colors meant alot to so many people that has graduated from TCHS..

What do you think?

Trenton Central High School News From Around The Web

The new Trenton Central High School gets ready for students

In advance of the new Trenton Central High School opening for students on Monday, there were a number of events, including a ribbon-cutting ceremony held ...

Get a final preview peek inside the nearly-complete $155M Trenton Central High School

The new Trenton Central High School is nearing completion after four years of work. While the first classes at the school don't begin until Sept. 9, NJ Advance ...

Students walk the red carpet into brand new $155M high school that took 2 years to build

Students were greeted by teachers cheering them on.

Newly constructed Trenton Central High School races toward grand opening  The Trentonian

TRENTON — The new Trenton Central High School is all but complete.

Exciting Times at Trenton Central High School  TrentonDaily News

Today, about 1,800 Trenton students from grades 10 through 12 are walking the halls and attending classes at a brand new state-of-the-art $155 million-dollar, ...

Trenton Public Schools finally receives new TCHS occupancy certificate, plans celebratory events  The Trentonian

TRENTON — The new Trenton Central High School is now in the hands of local educators.

Sweeney, Turner Attend Trenton Central High School Ribbon Cutting  InsiderNJ

Sweeney, Turner Attend Trenton Central High School Ribbon Cutting. Trenton – Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Shirley Turner attended the ...

Official says he'll 'smack' parents if kids mess up city's brand new high school

Trenton mayoral aide Andrew Bobbitt seems to have a dim view of the students who will go to class this fall in the city's new $155 million high school. “If these ...

Trenton Public School District names interim superintendent

The Trenton Board of Education recently named Ronald Lee as interim superintendent of schools.

Manhunt ends for grandmother who allegedly killed man inside Trenton laundromat in midday double shooting  The Trentonian

TRENTON — A manhunt had residents and high school students on heightened alert as authorities scoured the capital city for a pill-pushing grandmother who ...

Trenton education extravaganza energy must last start to finish (L.A. PARKER COLUMN)  The Trentonian

The Trenton Public Schools "Back to School Extravaganza" lived up to its identification.

Trenton school district picks former Orange superintendent as next school chief  The Trentonian

TRENTON — When a lot of people wanted the homecoming queen, Trenton went outside the capital city to find its next schools chief.

New high school offers magical education opportunity in Kingdom of Trenton (L.A. PARKER COLUMN)  The Trentonian

You wanted The High! You got The High! The famous athletic chant, particularly for Trenton Central High School basketball teams, morphed into academia ...

School is back in session — under one roof — at Trenton Central  Community News Service

With the newly built Trenton Central High School set to open this fall, the district administration and staff have been tirelessly planning a smooth transition.

District ditches controversial plan that teachers said would segregate bilingual students

The plan for a separate school for ELL and bilingual students in Trenton has been scrapped.

Trenton's new, $155M high school opens later this year. Here's another peek inside (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

The new Trenton Central High School, TCHS, is scheduled to open in September.

Recent graduates help install technology at new Trenton Central H.S.

The New Jersey Schools Development Authority announced recently that 20 Trenton Central High School graduates are helping to install technology equipment ...

Talented Interns Transition from Greater Trenton to Higher Learning  TrentonDaily News

“Part of Greater Trenton's purpose is to help create a positive and forward-thinking narrative for New Jersey's Capital City,” said Greater Trenton's Chief ...

Report: SDA boss overseeing Trenton Central High School construction hired unqualified employees  The Trentonian

TRENTON — Construction of the new Trenton Central High School was being overseen by an agency tainted by the foul stench of cronyism.

Rising from the ashes. Trenton's $155M high school is taking shape. | Editorial

In 1929, Trenton school officials approved plans for a new high school for 3,000 students. Longtime superintendent William Bickert led the effort to acquire a ...

L.A. PARKER: New Trenton high school demands old school appetite for education  The Trentonian

In just one month the city heads off into a new future with the opening of the $155 million Trenton Central High School which will accommodate approximately ...

Governor Murphy Announces Opening of Four New Schools This September In Irvington, Passaic, Perth Amboy, And Trenton  InsiderNJ

TRENTON – As students across New Jersey return to school for the 2019/2020 school year, Governor Phil Murphy announced four new schools constructed and ...

WATCH: The new Trenton HS is starting to look like a school (at least on the outside)

Trenton Central High School, known by some as TCHS, is scheduled to open in the fall of 2019.

L.A. PARKER: A real news column about fake grass at Trenton Central High School  The Trentonian

Drive past the new Trenton Central High School on Chambers St. and one issue catches attention.

New mayor, officials tour new Trenton Central High School

Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora and other officials tour the new high school under construction. Michael Mancuso. Michael Mancuso. Performing Arts Center.

Trenton leaders, teachers union slam school district's 'segregation' plan for ELL students  The Trentonian

TRENTON — The city's teachers union railed against the school district's plan to house certain English Language Learners at another campus, calling it ...

Trenton H.S. students receive Citizenship Prizes

Last Thursday at the Trenton High School Awards Night, eight Trenton High School students were awarded Citizenship Prizes from the Rose and Louis H.

School unions, residents push for Trenton principal Hope Grant to become interim superintendent  The Trentonian

TRENTON — The mantras in capital city education circles might as well be “Hope springs eternal” and “Grant us this wish.”

City officials tour new Trenton Central High School construction site  The Trentonian

TRENTON >> The new Trenton Central High School being constructed on Chambers Street is going to be so nice it may help reduce the capital city's ...

Residents have high hopes for new Trenton High School set to open in fall 2019  The College Voice

Dyanna Montilla is a third-year Liberal Arts student at Mercer. She is part of the Intervarsity Christian club and is an activist for urban communities and ...

ArcPrep Program Launches at Trenton Central High School  TrentonDaily News

Young architects and urban planners are being groomed this fall thanks to a collaboration between Princeton University School of Architecture and Trenton ...

Here's another photo tour inside the new Trenton Central High School

By Michael Mancuso | NJ Advance Media. From the moment the Trenton Central High School clock tower was toppled in early 2016, NJ Advance Media and the ...

Trenton Central High School students arrive in style for 2018 Prom (VIDEO)

Trenton Central High School students celebrated their prom on Saturday at The Westin Princeton At Forrestal Village dancing the night away.

The 37 best photos from the 2019 Trenton Central High School prom

Some of the over-the top fashions need to be seen to be believed.

Mayor Gusciora Tips Hat to Hope Grant for Interim Superintendent  InsiderNJ

Mayor Gusciora Tips Hat to Hope Grant for Interim Superintendent. Trenton N.J. – Mayor Reed Gusciora favors the appointment of Principal Hope Grant, ...

Trenton Central High School graduation 2018 (PHOTOS)

Seniors at Trenton Central High School received their diplomas during a commencement ceremony at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton.

A brief history of Trenton Central High School 1929-2016

From pictures to old school programs, a look at the massive school building on Chambers Street known as TCHS.

Trenton mayor calls bomb threat that occurs same day as security guard walkout 'highly suspect'  The Trentonian

TRENTON — An early-morning bomb scare that forced the evacuation of a Trenton Central High School branch campus has quickly turned into another political ...

Trenton Schools superintendent search offers positive chance to find ultimate educator (L.A. PARKER COLUMN)  The Trentonian

Most people know they can make lemonade if life tosses them lemons but what if the cosmos spits out a vacant superintendent of schools position.

Bilingual students would be 'segregated' in separate city school. That's not OK, opponents say

When Trenton opens its brand new high school this fall, 400 students will instead be sent to a newly created school designed for bilingual speakers. The change ...

Trenton schools superintendent leaving the district in August

Trenton schools Superintendent Frederick McDowell will be leaving the school district on Aug. 30.

Class of '52 graduate bids tearful farewell to Trenton Central High School -

TRENTON -- In early February, as photographers got into position to photograph Trenton Central High School's iconic clock tower tumble to the ground, Joan ...

Trenton Students Wow Attendees at ArcPrep Portfolio Day  TrentonDaily News

Princeton University's ArcPrep Portfolio Day, which took place at Princeton's School of Architecture yesterday morning, offered a chance to view some amazing ...

Trenton schools say goodbye to another superintendent: Where do we go from here?

By Gene Bouie. Don't our children deserve a quality education? If the City of Trenton is to rise, it will be on the shoulders of the Trenton Public School System.

Trenton high-schooler says he was targeted, beaten by city cops who used N-word  The Trentonian

TRENTON — Ahkeem Brantley is an honor roll student at Trenton Central High School's ninth-grade academy. His third-quarter report card shows he has three ...

Trenton Public Schools Receive $100000 Instrument Donation from Russo Music in Support of the District's Music Program  New Jersey Stage

(TRENTON, NJ) -- Trenton Public Schools received a significant boost from Russo Music on April 15, which donated more than $100000 worth of new Yamaha ...

Trenton Central High School graduation 2019

Trenton Central High School held its graduation on June 22, 2019.

Conductor Gustavo Dudamel a perfect fit for Trenton High orchestra  Community News Service

Trenton Central High School orchestra students moved over to let another musician sit with them during a recent performance — world-renowned conductor and ...

1 school, 4 locations: Trenton Central High School students to be split up as work begins on new school  Hunterdon County Democrat

For the last 82 years students have streamed through the front doors and into the grand foyer of Trenton Central High School's Chambers Street campus each ...

Aiming to diversify field, architecture school launches ArcPrep program at Trenton Central High School  Princeton University

Princeton ArcPrep aims to diversify the field of architecture by providing comprehensive support, guidance, and academic and cultural enrichment to students ...

Trenton Public schools receive $100K instrument donation

Trenton Public Schools received a significant boost yesterday from Russo Music, which donated more than $100000 worth of new Yamaha percussion and wind ...

Museum displays pieces of Trenton Central High history

The Ellarslie Museum is exhibiting priceless treasures salvaged from the now crumbling Trenton Central High School.

Woman overseeing TCHS construction resigns as CEO of Schools Development Authority  The Trentonian

TRENTON — The state agency overseeing Trenton Central High School's new construction has become rudderless overnight.

Trenton Central High School graduation 2016 (PHOTOS)

Trenton Central High School held graduation exercises at the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton.

A dispute should never have left some Trenton schools without security | Editorial

It is unconscionable that students in the Trenton school district were left without security protection because of a monumental lack of communication.

Trenton Central High School prom 2016 (PHOTOS)

Trenton students didn't let the rain get them down at their prom on May 14, 2016.

Acting SDA boss succeeds Lizette Delgado-Polanco, oversees TCHS construction  The Trentonian

TRENTON — Construction of the new Trenton Central High School is now being overseen by a temporary fill-in.

L.A. PARKER: Trenton High grads offer hands on support for new school technology equipment  The Trentonian

The true meaning of life is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect to sit represents an insight produced by Nelson Henderson.

Trenton Central High School is officially closed as 4-year rebuilding plan begins  Hunterdon County Democrat

TRENTON — More than 82 years after it opened its doors, Trenton Central High School on Chambers Street officially closed this week as part of the school's ...

Trenton superintendent falsely claims school district not involved in security firm lawsuit  The Trentonian

TRENTON — Better late than never. Superintendent Fred McDowell finally issued a statement about Friday's security guard “walkout” that led city officials and ...

Trenton Central and West high school prom 2017 (PHOTOS)

Students gathered at the Merion in Cinnaminson for their prom Saturday, May 13, 2017.

PUPP: Preparing Young Scholars for a Great Future  TrentonDaily News

Positive, prosperous, priceless, — three words that perfectly describe the Princeton University Preparatory Program and their community of young, driven ...

UWGMC Continues to Support Trenton’s Gregory School  TrentonDaily News

The United Way of Greater Mercer County (UWGMC) has been consistently supportive of the literacy needs of students throughout Mercer County for several ...

Mother fatally shot day of son's prom; son promises 'I'm still doing it'  The Trentonian

TRENTON — A mother who was looking forward to seeing her son off to prom later in the day was gunned down early Sunday morning, becoming the capital ...

N.J. HS soccer coach calls police after opposing parents taunt Hispanic players  USA TODAY High School Sports

A New Jersey junior varsity high school soccer coach called police after opposing parents allegedly taunted Hispanic players on his team.

Trenton Central High School graduation 2015 (PHOTOS)

TRENTON - Tornado pride was alive Thursday at the Trenton Central High School commencement ceremony. An already electric energy was supercharged ...

LA PARKER: Safety first but City of Trenton school security adds stigmatization to black people and violence  The Trentonian

The metal detector sounded as entry into the Rivera Middle School gymnasium eventually required a pat down.

Trenton Ninth Grade Academy cleans up failed charter school's mess  The Trentonian

TRENTON — Trenton Ninth Grade Academy staff entered the failed $17 million charter school building on Perry Street earlier this summer and discovered an ...

Sodexo employee fatally shot in Trenton  The Signal

By Garrett Cecere and Emmy Liederman Editor-in-Chief and Staff Writer. Arkeyia Beal, a Sodexo employee who had worked at the College since 2015, was shot ...

Trenton Central High School to be completely demolished, school board decides  The Trentonian

TRENTON >> Tear it down.That was the message sent by the Trenton School Board on Tuesday night to completely demolish Trenton Central High School in ...

Residents in dust-up over demolition at Trenton Central HS

TRENTON -- As demolition continues at Trenton Central High School, there is growing concern among residents and city officials over possible contaminants ...

Trenton's Athing Mu, 16, is setting American running records, nearly breaking world records (JEFF EDELSTEIN COLUMN)  The Trentonian

Is it weird for a 47-year-old man to be jealous of a 16-year-old girl? Yeah? It is? Well, I don't care. When I grow up, I want to be Athing.

Trenton Special Education Teacher Wins 2019 Robert F. Kennedy Urban Education Award  TrentonDaily News

On Wednesday, May 1, Lorrie Weaver, a Special Education Teacher at Foundation Academies, Trenton's largest and top-performing K-12 charter school, was ...

Lack of Hope: Trenton teens discuss life in the city, researchers share ideas to change the culture  The Trentonian

TRENTON — Imagine you're a quiet five-year-old boy who just moved to the capital city from another state and the first time you go out to play in the park,

Coach calls the cops when parents yell at Hispanic soccer players: 'Speak English, this is America'

Parents attending a boys junior varsity soccer match in Hopewell Township last week had to be warned by referees after making racial comments to Hispanic ...

Foundation Collegiate Academy Named as a GreatSchools 2019 College Success Award Winner  TrentonDaily News

Foundation Collegiate Academy, the high school within Foundation Academies, Trenton's largest and top-performing K-12 charter school, has been named as a ...

All signs point toward progress in Trenton  Community News Service

What will it take to turn Trenton around in 2019? Richard K. Rein presents some ideas on how groups and individuals can work to improve the city.

Trenton Health Team, Daylight/Twilight Hold Soccer Tournament Showcasing Healthy Fundraising  TrentonDaily News

Trenton Health Team is teaming up with the Trenton Daylight/Twilight High School to host the first annual “Trenton United” student soccer tournament raising ...

Teachers implore state Board of Education to repair Trenton Central High School  Hunterdon County Democrat -

trenton-central-high-school-protest-june-2013.jpg. Students walked out of classes at Trenton Central High School on June 11, 2013, to protest the failure of the ...

'The Tornado' design chosen for new Trenton Central High School

The winning design dubbed "The Tornado" was considered the front-runner for weeks.

In the Shadow of New Jersey's State Capital, Trenton's Forgotten Schools Struggle to Get Better on Their Own  The 74

Trenton, New Jersey Trenton rarely appears in high-flown fiction — or even in a song by its neighbor Bruce Springsteen — but it does show up in the novel ...

Greater Trenton’s First Annual Capital City Economic Outlook Aims to Reignite Trenton’s Economic Development Momentum  TrentonDaily News

Greater Trenton, an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting economic revitalization in New Jersey's capital city, will hold its First ...

Trenton Makes Lacrosse  TrentonDaily News

The Capital Area YMCA is garnering much acclaim for introducing younger Trentonians to nontraditional sports including golf, kayaking, karate, and lacrosse.

Trenton Public Schools receive new instruments from Russo Music  Community News Service

Trenton Public Schools received a significant boost yesterday from Russo Music, which donated more than $100000 worth of new Yamaha percussion and wind ...

Trenton man accidentally shoots himself in leg like former NFL star  The Trentonian

TRENTON — He's not a NFL star, and it didn't happen in a night club. But a city man did his best Plaxico Burress impression when he accidentally shot himself ...

Every Day Matters at Trenton’s Public Schools  TrentonDaily News

The Trenton Public Schools (TPS) will kick off the Every Day Matters Attendance Campaign this upcoming Saturday, February 23rd from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. at PJ ...

Trenton Central High School sports look for new homes as school prepares for $130M rebuild  Hunterdon County Democrat

The temporary home for high school hoops will be at Rivera Middle School in the North Ward, said Sharron Grady, the district's athletic director.

Trenton school district fighting to strip TEA's Janice Williams of pay over 'inflammatory' remarks  The Trentonian

TRENTON — Janice Williams' big mouth got her in trouble with the district.

Soccer Coach Calls Police on Parents for Allegedly Yelling 'Speak English, This Is America' at Players  Newsweek

Parents attending a boys junior varsity soccer game in Hopewell Township, New Jersey, were warned by referees after making crude racial comments to ...

New Trenton High will feature clock tower, Tornado sculpture  The Trentonian

TRENTON >> The historic Trenton Central High School clock tower is gone.

Trenton celebrates comedian and television pioneer Ernie Kovacs  NJTV News

The Mayor of Trenton proclaimed Jan. 23, the comedian's birthday, Ernie Kovacs Day.

Athing Mu is simply sensational setting new 600-meter mark  Amsterdam News

Athing Mu is a prodigy. Even her elite opponents in the women's 600-meter final at the USA Track and Field Indoor Championships at the Ocean Breeze Facility ...

Trenton Public School District Proposes Program to Bridge Language Barrier Gaps  TrentonDaily News

The Trenton Public School District announced a proposal yesterday to develop the Trenton Global Academy for recently arrived English Language Learners ...

Trenton’s Foundation Collegiate Academy Celebrates Sixth Consecutive Year of Graduates Earning 100 Percent College Acceptance Rate  TrentonDaily News

On Wednesday, June 19 at 4 p.m., Foundation Collegiate Academy Charter School (FCA) celebrated the graduation ceremony of the Class of 2019 at The ...

A Star Is Born: 16-Year-Old Athing Mu Breaks American Record, Just Misses WR to Win 600 at 2019 USA Indoors in 1:23.57

By Jonathan Gault February 24, 2019. World, meet Athing Mu. If you didn't know about the phenom from Trenton, N.J., before this weekend we don't blame you.

US News Best High Schools 2019: Heres How 350 NJ Schools Ranked  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

NJ Schools Make Elite US News List - Point Pleasant, NJ - UPDATE: US News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.

Trenton Central High School activists demand aid to repair the crumbling school  The Times of Trenton -

Trenton Central High School continues to fall into disrepair A file photo from 2011 shows the damaged ceiling in the culinary arts room at Trenton Central High ...

Trenton school board unanimously approves $130 million dollar plan for new high school  Hunterdon County Democrat -

TRENTON — A state proposal to rebuild crumbling and moldy Trenton Central High School from the ground up received unanimous support from the Trenton ...

20 Trenton school buildings test high for lead levels

Elevated lead levels were found in 112 of 564 water sources.

Trenton Board of Education fires school secretary for chronic absenteeism  The Trentonian

TRENTON — Susan Johnson, you're fired. The former Trenton Public Schools secretary lost her job last month after top education officials found she had ...

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