The online home of the Central Focus

The online home of the Central Focus

The online home of the Central Focus

The dress defining do

Margaret Borgmeyer May 4, 2012

If you are a girl that is going to prom, I’m sure you already started your countdown to Saturday months ago. Hair appointments have — well, hopefully have — been made, the nail salon has been scouted...

Tanning beds cause stir

Margaret Borgmeyer April 10, 2012

I will never understand the draw to tanning beds. Not only are they expensive, but they are known to have damaging effects on people’s health. The World Health Organization’s International Agency...

Spring cleaning

Margaret Borgmeyer March 30, 2012

Spring cleaning has finally occurred in my closet! I’ve begun clearing out the clothing that I don’t wear anymore to make more room for newly thrifted clothes. This year magazines, such as Harpers...

The prom prediction

Margaret Borgmeyer March 9, 2012

Even though prom is technically months away, my news feed is already full of, “THIS IS MY DRESS. DON’T TAKE, OKAY?!” “can’t wait for senior prommmm <3” and “prom 2012, let’s make it...

Winter break puts a halt to step team performance

February 22, 2012

At the winter pep assembly, the step team had its first performance in front of the entire school. The step team’s routine left mixed feelings from the performers and audience. According to senior...

The glitter effect

Margaret Borgmeyer February 17, 2012

I am a fingernail polish hoarder; I have too many colors and paint my nails far too often. One of my favorite things to do is glitter — not the glitter where you paint a base coat, then put on one...

The Bumpitless bump

Margaret Borgmeyer February 10, 2012

Want to know a secret? Dirty hair is easier to style than clean hair. I, like most girls, wash my hair every other day, but sometimes I struggle to find ways to style my hair the second day because parts...

The leggings as pants trend

Margaret Borgmeyer February 6, 2012

I’ve said before that I understand people wanting to be comfortable, and I understand that not everyone wants to take the time to get all spiffed up in the morning, but wearing leggings as pants is...

The flannel shirt

Margaret Borgmeyer January 25, 2012

Let me start with this, I love flannel shirts. Whether they be real flannels, fancy flannels, rugged flannels, whatever. I love them all. With so much love for one type of clothing though, I hate when...

The fake glasses

Margaret Borgmeyer January 20, 2012

Our generation has become entirely fake. Fake tans, fake hair — but the worst of all might be fake glasses. Being someone who actually needs glasses, I am completely turned off by people wearing fake...

The messy bun

Margaret Borgmeyer January 13, 2012

Every girl has worn one at some point in time, whether it be when you’re home alone or on a daily basis. Messy buns are probably one of the biggest unnamed fashion trends of our generation. With such...

Switzer completes two year journey

Margaret Borgmeyer December 16, 2011

“The final step in this journey was to self-reflect and become a better teacher,” said art teacher Mrs. Judy Switzer. After two years, Switzer has received her National Board certification. Having...

Load More Stories
Donate to
Our Goal