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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

15,000 Brand New Books to Trenton Youth  TrentonDaily News

Mercer County Community College is working with First Book, Trenton Public Schools, Upward Bound, New Jersey Youth Corps, and The African American ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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'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.

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

Another school year has come to a close, so it's time for a look at the progress of the construction of the new Trenton Central High School, which is scheduled to ...

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

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.

University Launches Architecture Program For Trenton Central HS Sophomores  Town Topics

ASPIRING ARCHITECTS:Sophomores from Trenton Central High School visited the Princeton School of Architecture Embodied Computation Lab this fall as part ...

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.

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

MARY LINDA GIBERSON - Obituaries  Waynesboro Record Herald

Mary Linda Giberson Mary Linda Giberson of Westampton peacefully passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, while surrounded by family. She was 72. Born in ...

Trenton high school students invited to higher education information program  The Trentonian

Trenton high school students interested in seeking a higher education are invited to attend the 2nd Annual Rotary College Possibilities Program this Saturday.

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

This update features our first access to the second floor of the $155 million school.

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 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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Framework of new Trenton Central High School nearly complete

The steel frame is in place for the new Trenton Central High School building.

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,

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 ...

L.A. Parker: Capital Philharmonic offers music as part of Trenton's revitalization dreams  The Trentonian

Under a waxing gibbous moon, Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey offered shimmering possibility for a challenged capital city.

Trenton Central and West high school prom 2017 (PHOTOS)

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

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 ...

All signs point toward progress in Trenton  Community News Service

What will it take to turn Trenton around in 2019? By now you have heard the story: Cities large and small that were once down on their luck are being ...

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 ...

PU Senior Shares Musical Knowledge With Trenton High School Students  Town Topics

CHARISMATIC CONDUCTOR: Princeton University senior Lou Chen spends Saturday mornings leading the Trenton Youth Orchestra in rehearsals at the ...

Trenton Central High School graduation 2016 (PHOTOS)

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

Double shooting in Trenton leaves crashed car, bloody scene

UPDATE: Man wounded in Trenton gun battle was one of the shooters, cops say. Two men were shot in broad daylight Tuesday morning in Trenton's Wilbur ...

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 ...

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

The parents allegedly told the Hispanic students to “speak English” and “This is America.”

Trenton Central High School West & Daylight/ Twilight Commencement 2017

TCHS West & Daylight/ Twilight Commencement 2017 held at Patriots Theatre at the War Memorial.

Ishuana Hunter leads Trenton girls basketball to victory in Central Jersey Group IV first-round game  The Trentonian

TRENTON — Ishuana Hunter wanted to go out with a bang in what could be the last game she and her Trenton High varsity girls basketball teammates play at ...

Trenton students challenge stereotypes  The Signal

Seniors from Trenton Central High School and College faculty gathered in the Education Building Room 212 on Friday, Feb. 22 at 10:30 a.m. to share their life ...

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 ...

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

TRENTON -- The Trenton Central High School Tornadoes will now have a building to match their name after a design consisting of a zigzag roofline was chosen ...

$116M contract awarded to design, build new Trenton Central HS -

Terminal Construction Corporation was selected as the design-build contractor.

Museum displays pieces of Trenton Central High history

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

It takes a community and the arts to make 'Any Given Child'  Community News Service

Powerful words combine with emotive dance in the temporary home of Trenton Central High School's Visual and Performing Arts Academy.

WATCH: Clock tower is history at Trenton Central High School

TRENTON -- The clock tower came tumbling down at Trenton Central High School Friday afternoon, leaving only a small central portion of the once-sprawling ...

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

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

Philly man found suffering from a gunshot wound in his car has died

A Philadelphia man died Sunday night in Trenton after being shot and discovered suffering from his wounds in a car near Trenton Central High School.

Trenton Central High School prom 2016 (PHOTOS)

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

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 ...

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.

While Trenton Central High School is rebuilt, students may be placed in multiple locations  Hunterdon County Democrat

'There is no building that we have been able to identify that can hold all 1800 students,' Principal Hope Grant said.

Swimming pool dug, steel beams in place at Trenton HS site (PHOTOS)

TRENTON -- Workers swung large steel beams into place at a Trenton Central High School construction site Monday as the new school building starts to take ...

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 Mu. Mu, a Trenton Central ...

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 ...

20 Trenton school buildings test high for lead levels

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

Self-confessed killer gets 12 years for Trenton stabbing death  The Trentonian

TRENTON — The man who stabbed 21-year-old Abraham Jeditoe to death in 2013 has finally been punished for his deadly crime.

Wildest high school prom photos and video of 2018

As prom season winds down, compiled a collection of some of the wildest, unique and fun moments from many of the events.

Trenton’s Youth to Highlight Music of the Soul  TrentonDaily News

As part of Black History Month, the Trenton Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in conjunction with Trenton Fortitude Corporation will be ...

Trenton Central High School clocks removed from iconic tower by 'Salvage Dawgs'

The clocks were salvaged by Black Dog Salvage, which is shooting an episode of the DIY-network show 'Salvage Dawgs' at the high school this week.

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 Central High School Closes for Rebuilding  NBC 10 Philadelphia

Trenton Central High School will be closed for four years for rebuilding. In the meantime, Trenton students will attend classes in four different locations.

Mayor Reed Gusciora spreads Holiday cheer in Trenton  Out In Jersey

Although it was cold outside, there was a lot of warmth to go around in Trenton. On December 5, 2018, Trenton's newly elected Mayor Reed Gusciora officiated.

On this Day in Trenton’s History …  TrentonDaily News

Between the State Capitol, Mercer County Community College, Thomas Edison State University, and the Trenton Free Public Library, history is being made ...

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released State Report: Your Rank?  Toms River, NJ Patch

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released Report - Toms River, NJ - UPDATE: NJ released its controversial system that grades every school on a 0-100 scale.

High school graduation rates for Mercer County

MERCER COUNTY -- High school graduation rates for most districts in the county continue to improve, with 11 out of 14 high schools showing gains.

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.

Photos: Trenton Central High School 2014 graduation  The Times, Trenton

Trenton Central High School held its 2014 graduation today at the War Memorial.

Trenton Central High School continues to crumble without funds for repairs  The Times of Trenton -

The battle over whether to renovate or replace the 79-year-old high school has gotten plenty of attention in recent years, but the state recently put an indefinite ...

How Chris McEwan is helping to further music education in three Trenton schools | News  The College of New Jersey News

TCNJ music major Chris McEwan was exposed to various genres of music at a very early age and realized quickly the impact that music can have on a young ...

15 districts are asking for $345M on Tuesday. Here's what they want to spend it on

Proposed projects range from new roofs to renovated gymnasiums, but no new schools. State taxpayers could reimburse the districts more than $100 million, ...

Transgender teen elected homecoming queen at Trenton Central HS

HSfootTrenton102.JPG. Trenton Central High School Vice Principal Dana Williamson (left) escorts Homecoming Queen Jae Irizarry during homecoming ...

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 ...

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 ...

Trenton Public Schools Receive $100,000 Instrument Donation  TrentonDaily News

Trenton Public Schools received a significant boost from Russo Music, which just yesterday donated more than $100,000 worth of new Yamaha percussion and ...

Struggling Trenton Central High School sees hopeful test progress in language, math  The Times of Trenton -

TCHS.JPG Martin Griff/The Times of TrentonMusic Choice volunteers landscape the grounds of Trenton Central High School in this September 22, 2011 file ...

Worker Likely Dies of Overdose at New Jersey School construction Site: Police  NBC 10 Philadelphia

Trenton police believe that a man found unresponsive at a construction site at a local high school earlier this week may have died of a drug overdose. ...

Anti-smoking organizations shift focus to e-cigarettes  NJTV News

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids says more than 3.6 million middle and high school students used e-cigarettes last year alone.

Trenton Central and West Campus senior prom 2015 (PHOTOS)

Reporter Kevin Shea was there for The Times of Trenton to capture images of the students celebrating the night.

SDA's $130.5 million project for new Trenton Central High School could take 5 years

The board members' vote followed a presentation by SDA CEO Charles McKenna, who visited the high school last year and decided that a better plan was ...

Lawrence youth football coach charged with body-slamming parent  The Trentonian

LAWRENCE — Talk about unsportsmanlike conduct.

Trenton Central High School football player attacked with machete 'will never play football again'  Hunterdon County Democrat

A 17-year-old Trenton Central High School athlete likely will never play football again after suffering a machete attack just one block from the school on ...

Trenton school district on-time graduation rate tops 50 percent in 2014

The data, released by the district on Monday, shows that a total of 52.9 percent of students completed high school within four years, graduating on time in 2014, ...

Here's how far these rappers got in school  Nicki Swift

Most of these emcees knew they wanted fame in the rap game long before they donned a high school cap and gown. Which is perhaps why some of them never ...

1 man dead, 2 wounded in separate shootings in Trenton

A man was gunned down Wednesday night inside a Shell Gas station, across from the Trenton Central High School construction site, authorities said.

The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.

Trenton high school student arrested before returning to school to shoot fellow classmates  The Times of Trenton -

Principal Marc Maurice said Trenton High could have seen a tragic shooting if not for the actions of a cab driver.

Trenton Central High School basketball coach Morrison resigns  The Times of Trenton -

333521_03_tttren31_MG.JPG Trenton Central High School Head basketball coach Randy Morrison goes over last minute strategy with his team during a time ...

NJ School's Shocking Disrepair Prompts New Solution - Video on

Video on The state now says they will rebuild 82-year-old Trenton Central High School, which houses 1800 students and staff.

Morrisville Apartment Killings: Mom, Daughter Showed Love Online

Morrisville Apartment Killings: About The Accused - Yardley, PA - On Facebook, the accused mother and daughter expressed love for each other and the family ...

BEHIND THE BADGE: Open letter to Trenton City Council on hiring of police director  The Trentonian

Dear City Council and Trenton residents: A few months ago I had a conversation with my nephew who was getting ready to end his tour of duty with the US Navy.

Photos: Trenton Central High School West prom 2013

Trenton Central High School West hosted its 2013 senior prom tonight.

50 years later, has Trenton shed the scars of the MLK riots?

Some scars remain, others from April 9, 1968 are invisible.

PUPP helps low-income students with college admissions  The Daily Princetonian

The Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP), founded in 2001, has helped approximately 400 low-income students in New Jersey gain admission to ...

Lottery-winning Smith family recognizes Trenton's rising stars with awards ceremony  The Trentonian

TRENTON — The local Trenton family that created a philanthropic organization after winning the $429.6 million Powerball jackpot in May 2016 has recognized ...

Daylight/Twilight students to move out, making way for Trenton Central High School kids during construction  Hunterdon County Democrat

Superintendent Francisco Duran said the district met with representatives from both TCHS and the Daylight/Twilight Alternative High School to discuss the move, ...

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