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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: *****@yahoo.com

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: *****@yahoo.com. 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?

TCHS

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?

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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  LetsRun.com

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.



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 ...



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

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 ...



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 ...



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

If you've driven down Chambers Street in Trenton lately, you've probably seen how much Trenton's new high school building looks like an actual school.



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

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 ...



Trenton Central High School graduation 2018 (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

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



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

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



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.



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

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



New mayor, officials tour new Trenton Central High School  NJ.com

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 ...



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

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 ...



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 ...



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.



A brief history of Trenton Central High School 1929-2016  NJ.com

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



Framework of new Trenton Central High School nearly complete  NJ.com

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



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.



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 High School Commencement 2017  NJ.com

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



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

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 ...



Trenton Central and West high school prom 2017 (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

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



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 ...



Double shooting in Trenton leaves crashed car, bloody scene  NJ.com

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 ...



WATCH: Clock tower is history at Trenton Central High School  NJ.com

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



Trenton Central High School graduation 2016 (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

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



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 ...



N.J. needs an all-inclusive plan, not a piecemeal approach to 21st century schools  NJ.com

School buildings that are safe, not overcrowded and educationally adequate improve student learning, provide security and increase teacher satisfaction 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 ...



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 West & Daylight/ Twilight Commencement 2017  NJ.com

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



Class of '52 graduate bids tearful farewell to Trenton Central High School  NJ.com

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



Museum displays pieces of Trenton Central High history  6abc.com

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



'The Tornado' design chosen for new Trenton Central High School  NJ.com

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 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 ...



NJ Officials Continue To Be Shocked By Terrible Conditions At Trenton Central High School  Huffington Post

When it comes to ensuring students have a proper learning environment, not all New Jersey schools are treated equally. That's the sad truth New Jer...



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.



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

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 graduation 2015 (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

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



Residents in dust-up over demolition at Trenton Central HS  NJ.com

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



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

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



$116M contract awarded to design, build new Trenton Central HS  NJ.com

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



Wildest high school prom photos and video of 2018  NJ.com

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



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

TRENTON >> The historic Trenton Central High School clock tower is gone. But when the new school is erected, a modern substitute will fill its void.



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 ...



1 man dead, 2 wounded in separate shootings in Trenton  NJ.com

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



L.A. PARKER: Trenton boys basketball building excitement for craved fan base  The Trentonian

With under two minutes remaining in a Saturday afternoon Trenton High boys basketball game that delivered scintillation for Tornadoes fans, game announcer ...



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

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 ...



N.J.'s 1st openly gay state lawmaker gets warm sendoff as he leaves to become Trenton mayor  NJ.com

With affectionate -- and at times, peculiar -- tributes, members of the state Assembly said goodbye to Reed Gusciora on Saturday as he ended his 22-year career ...



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 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.



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.



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.”



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. NJ.com ...



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

LAWRENCE — Talk about unsportsmanlike conduct.



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

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’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 ...



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

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



High school graduation rates for Mercer County  NJ.com

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



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.



20 Trenton school buildings test high for lead levels  NJ.com

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



Transgender teen elected homecoming queen at Trenton Central HS  NJ.com

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



Trenton Central High School West prom 2016 (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

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 ...



9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Set For MCCC  Lawrenceville, NJ Patch

Mercer County will host a 17th anniversary ceremony in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon at ...



Christie breaks ground on new $155M Trenton high school  NJ.com

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 ...



MCCC to Host 17th Anniversary 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony  MCCC News

WEST WINDSOR – Mercer County Community College (MCCC) and the County of Mercer invite the community to attend a 17th anniversary ceremony in ...



The Trentonian names Mayor Gusciora 2018 Person of the Year  The Trentonian

TRENTON — Mayor Reed Gusciora inherited the reins of a challenged city.



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

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

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



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 ...



TCNJ Jazz Ensemble Celebrates Michael Ray: A Lifetime of Musical Achievement  TrentonDaily News

As the centerpiece of its 100th anniversary celebration, The College of New Jersey's (TCNJ) Department of Music, in collaboration with Trenton Makes Music, ...



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

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



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

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, ...



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 ...



Trenton Election: meet the candidates shaping Trenton's future  Community News Service

Two candidates are running to become Trenton's next mayor, Paul Perez and Reed Gusciora. The historical implications include the election of either the first ...



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

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 - NJ.com

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 ...



L.A. PARKER: Hightstown basketball game illustrated the value of free throw shooting  The Trentonian

Trentonian sports writer Rich Fisher recovered the past Friday just as memories faded from an incredible foul-plagued boys basketball game Wednesday ...



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 ...



With Calhoun County graduate as coach, Trenton High cheerleaders perform at 76er game  The Times and Democrat

TRENTON, N.J. — Led by a Calhoun County High School graduate, cheerleaders from Trenton Central High School took it to the court in Philadelphia on ...



NJ School's Shocking Disrepair Prompts New Solution  NBCNews.com

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



L.A. Parker: Battle of the Trenton Divas hits Mill Hill Park  The Trentonian

City of Trenton residents will experience an appearance of binary stars today and tonight as two music celebrities appear at Mill Hill Park on East Front St. within ...



Trenton football hires Greg Hyslop as new coach  The Trentonian

TRENTON >> Trenton has hired a virtual unknown to lead the Tornadoes next season.



L.A. Parker: Capital Philharmonic Orchestra will again wrap up Levitt Amp Trenton Music Series  The Trentonian

Hit it, Dorothy.“My, people come and go so quickly here.”



L.A. Parker: Governor Murphy needs to show Trenton some love too  The Trentonian

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dedicated a significant time of his two terms hustling Camden as his pet urban project.



High school golfers volunteer at The First Tee of Greater Trenton instruction program  The Trentonian

They were brothers in arms, at least on this mid-September morning.



MCCC vice president receives awards  NJ.com

Dr. L. Diane Campbell, Vice President for Student Affairs at Mercer County Community College (MCCC), has been recognized with two recent awards. In April ...



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

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 ...



Report of student with gun prompts school lockdown  NJ.com

TRENTON -- Trenton Central High School West was briefly put on lockdown Wednesday after a student reportedly brought a gun to school, police said.



Trenton Central High School student stabbed after brawl  The Times of Trenton - NJ.com

The 19-year-old victim had been involved in a separate fight prior to the 12:20 p.m. stabbing, which happened as he was being led to an office by school ...



Going to Extremes With Trenton Products Ernie Kovacs and George Antheil  Town Topics

By Stuart Mitchner. “Nothing in moderation!” — Ernie Kovacs (1919-1962). “All or Nothing!” — George Antheil (1900-1959). For the past week I've been revisiting ...



Leaders ponder ways to curb violence at Trenton Central High School  The Times of Trenton - NJ.com

The school is a microcosm of the streets,” Trenton Central High School principal Marc Maurice said. “Our No. 1 duty is ensuring the safety of the children.



Darryl Young, new Trenton boys basketball coach, is a Trenton High School lifer  NJ.com

Darryl Young is a lifer at "The High." Young, who played for the Trenton Central High School boys basketball team in the glory days of the 1980's, now has a ...



Mohammad El-Sherbini steps down as Trenton football coach for personal reasons  NJ.com

Mohammad El-Sherbini has stepped down after just two years at the helm of the Trenton High School football team. The well-liked coach took over in 2015 from ...



Charter school approval angers public school teachers  NJ.com

TRENTON -- The city's public school teachers union says school district leaders and board of education members were "asleep at the wheel" earlier this year ...



Ex-Trenton Mayor Tony Mack released from federal prison  The Trentonian

TRENTON >> Just in time for next month's runoff election, former Trenton Mayor Tony Mack has been released from jail. But don't worry, the convict is forbidden ...



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