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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 Pérez 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

Trenton schools superintendent leaving the district in August

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

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.

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'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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Tony Mack's wife demands feds return $5600 seized during 2012 raid on couple's Trenton home  The Trentonian

TRENTON — The Macks want pay back. Kara Mack, the wife of convicted former Trenton Mayor Tony Mack, filed a pro-se petition this week demanding the feds ...

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 ...

Investigations, criminal allegations and a lawsuit: Dysfunction reigns at school authority

With no clear path forward, the Schools Development Authority is dealing with personnel dysfunction a month after its CEO resigned under pressure.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

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 graduation 2018 (PHOTOS)

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

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.

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.

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 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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Framework of new Trenton Central High School nearly complete

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

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.

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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,

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 High School prom 2016 (PHOTOS)

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

Trenton Central High School graduation 2016 (PHOTOS)

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

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 celebrates comedian and television pioneer Ernie Kovacs  NJTV News

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

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 ...

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 ...

Longtime Trenton High athletic trainer David 'Poppy' Sanderson to be inducted into Mercer County Basketball Hall of Fame  The Trentonian

It is another fabulous list of inductees that will be honored at Sunday's Induction of the second class of the Mercer County Basketball Hall of Fame.

Trenton Central and West high school prom 2017 (PHOTOS)

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

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 ...

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

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

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.

Museum displays pieces of Trenton Central High history

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

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 ...

Trenton Central High School West & Daylight/ Twilight Commencement 2017

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

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.

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

'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 ...

Trenton Central High School graduation 2019

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

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

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

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

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.

Trenton Central High School West prom 2016 (PHOTOS)

NEW BRUNSWICK - Trenton Central High School West held its 2016 prom on May 20th at the Heldrich Hotel with music played by DJ William H. Be sure to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Photos: Trenton Central High School West prom 2013

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

TCHS Senior Awards Ceremony Highlights Some of Trenton’s Brightest Achievers  TrentonDaily News

It was an emotionally charged evening of impassioned cheer and high promise as Trenton Central High School announced dozens of scholarship recipients at ...

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 ...

Comedian Ernie Kovacs Centennial Comes To Trenton Wednesday  Broadway World

The New Jersey Department of State, New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission, City of Trenton, and the Ernie Kovacs estate will host The Ernie ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

High school seniors take part in 'Gentlemen's Ball'  WPVI-TV

At the Hollowbrook Community Center in Ewing, New Jersey a few weeks back, 18 honorees from the Trenton Chapter of the Urban League Union County Guild ...

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.

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 ...

Christie breaks ground on new $155M Trenton high school

TRENTON -- Standing in the Trenton vacant lot that was once the home to city's central high school for 80 years, Gov. Chris Christie on Friday broke ground on a ...

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. ...

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 ...

Progress and Inspiration Fills the Room at Greater Trenton’s First Annual Capital City Economic Outlook  TrentonDaily News

Greater Trenton's First Annual Capital City Economic Outlook (Capital C.E.O.), which kicked off at New Jersey REALTORS on May 23rd, was met with great ...

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 ...

Photos: Trenton Central High School and Daylight/Twilight prom 2013

Trenton Central High School and the Daylight/Twilight High School celebrated their 2013 senior prom with a cruise on The Spirit of Philadelphia on Friday.

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