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The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

CENTRALS GIRLS WRESTLING TEAM OFF TO AN IMPRESSIVE START; COACHES WANT IMPROVEMENT FROM BOYS -- Junior wrestler, Cameron Hook faces his opponent on the mat.
Central's Girls Wrestling Team Off to Impressive Start; Coaches Want Improvement from Boys
Landon Cook, Staff Writer • December 17, 2021

The regular season for wrestling has begun, following a good round of preseason tournaments. Coach Ryan Mallory expects his wrestlers to use...

CENTRAL WRESTLING DOMINATES IN EARLY SEASON COMPETITION -- Sophomore Caleb Smith faces his opponent on the wrestling mat.
Central Wrestling Dominates in Early Season Competition
Landon Cook, Staff Writer • December 16, 2021

As the regular season begins, the Central High wrestling team has completed their multiple preseason tournaments. The first of two on back-to-back...

CENTRAL TRAVELS FOR CHRISTMAS -- Central students travel near and far, north and south, to see their families.
Central Travels for Christmas
Tyson Dean, Staff Writer • December 17, 2021

As Christmas is rapidly approaching, students and teachers are making plans to travel for Christmas. Weather it be on a lavish...

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL JROTC ANGEL TREE TICKETS-- The tree is beginning to fill with presents as Christmas nears.
Central Adopts More Than 50 Angels From Salvation Army's Angel Tree
Chloee Cannon, Staff Writer • December 15, 2021

For the first time in several years, Central High School received angel tickets from the Salvation Army Angel Tree. The Angel...

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BRETT PARROTT IS NOVEMBERS TEACHER OF THE MONTH -- Luke Keown and Amber Burchfield awarding Mr.Parrott with the Teacher of the Month certificate.
Brett Parrott is November's Teacher of the Month
MacKenzie Farner , Staff Writer • December 9, 2021

Another month at Central means a new teacher of the month, and this month, students have chosen History Teacher Brett Parrott. Parrott...

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On the Calendar
Jan
26
Wed
all-day Make-Up Picture Day
Make-Up Picture Day
Jan 26 all-day
Students who missed school picture day in the Fall will be able to take make-up pictures today.
Jan
27
Thu
7:30 AM Intruder Drill – 1st Block
Intruder Drill – 1st Block
Jan 27 @ 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
There will be an active intruder drill conducted during 1st Block (7:20 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.).
On the Scoreboard
Upcoming Sporting Events
Central High School
St. Andrew's Sewanee w/Franklin Cou
Jan 20 /TBA / Wrestling
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East Ridge
Jan 21 /6 p.m. / Girls Basketball
Central High School
East Ridge
Jan 21 /7:30 p.m. / Boys Basketball
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Chatt Prep/CGLA
Jan 24 /6 p.m. / Girls Basketball
Meet our Staff
Luke Keown
Luke Keown
Sports Editor

Hello, my name is Luke Keown and I am a senior. This is my second year on the Digest. Outside of school, I enjoy playing baseball and bass fishing. As the Sports Editor, I hope you enjoy reading my sports...

CARMS CORNER: WHOA WERE HALFWAY THERE
Carm's Corner: "Whoa, We're Halfway There"
Carmen Breitenbach, Columnist • January 14, 2022

As Jon Bon Jovi, and all students this semester, would say, “Whoa, we’re halfway there!” Our first semester is down, only one more to go!...

NEW DRESS CODE ENFORCEMENT POLICY PROMPTS VARYING RESPONSES FROM TEACHERS AND STUDENTS -- The Central dress code consists of khaki pants, grade level colored polo, and school colored and approved outerwear.
New Dress Code Enforcement Policy Prompts Varying Opinions From Students and Teachers
Sarah Katheron Latham, Copy Editor • December 2, 2021

A new dress code enforcement policy at Central has been likened to speeding and traffic lights enforced by camera.  It has...

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: JOSH SIZEMORE (18) MARCHES ON WITH PRIDE OF THE SOUTHLAND MARCHING BAND -- Josh Sizemore during the march to Neyland Stadium.
Alumni Spotlight: Josh Sizemore ('18) Marches on with Pride of the Southland Marching Band
MacKenzie Farner , Staff Writer • December 10, 2021

Central class of 2018 graduate Josh Sizemore reflects on his time at Central, the activities he was involved in, his accomplishments...