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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

HOW TO MAKE 2023 THE BEST YEAR YET- Columnist Meryl Turner shares her input on how to make 2023 a successful year!

Meryl’s Minute: How to Make 2023 the Best Year Yet

Meryl Turner, Columnist February 6, 2023

Happy new year everyone! I have created a strategy to make 2023 far more enjoyable and productive than any other year. No, it's not by making a New Year's resolution. The whole idea of New Year's resolutions...

Meryls Minute: Holiday Gift Guide 2022

Meryl’s Minute: Holiday Gift Guide 2022

Meryl Turner, Columnist December 18, 2022

As the holiday season approaches, people decorate their houses, spend time with family, and do traditions for whatever holiday they celebrate. As someone whose love language is giving-gifts, (you can...

MERYLS MINUTE: BAKING WITH KIM VANHOOZIER --Cupcakes and cookies made by Kim Vanhoozier and Meryl Turner at the Six Little Tea Cups Bakery.

Meryl’s Minute: Baking with Kim VanHoozier

Meryl Turner, Columnist November 7, 2022

This year's holiday season is rapidly approaching with Thanksgiving, New Year's, and Christmas are right around the corner, leaving many scrambling for ideas to fill this holiday season with festivity. I've...

MERYLS MINUTE: THE ULTIMATE FALL BUCKET LIST- Meryl Turner shares her favorite things to do in the Fall.

Meryl’s Minute: The Ultimate Fall Bucket List

Meryl Turner, Columnist October 26, 2022

It's finally that time of year when the leaves transform into beautiful shades of red, orange, yellow, and brown. In my opinion, Fall goes by faster than summer break. We should make the most of the season...


Meryl’s Minute: Does the Early Bird Really Get the Worm?

Meryl Turner, Columnist September 20, 2022

Do you ever just sit on the edge of your bed in the morning and stare into space, thinking about how much you don't want to get up yet? Just me? Oh well. However, I know for a fact I'm not the only...

MINUTE BY MINUTE -- Senior Meryl Turner has been selected as columnist for the 2023 Digest staff.

Welcome to Meryl’s Minute!

Meryl Turner, Columnist August 21, 2022

"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." -Unknown Let's be honest, does anyone here think that being in high school is easy? No...

CARMS CORNER-- The countdown until graduation.

Carm’s Corner: The School Year Is Heading Toward the Finish Line

Carmen Breitenbach, Columnist April 19, 2022

As the fourth quarter moves along at Central High, students are working tirelessly to finish out the year on a good note --  whether that’s with grades, activities, or athletics. It's a busy time for...

CARMS CORNER: NO PHONE ZONE -- Student phones pictured in containers distributed by administration.

Carm’s Corner: No Phone Zone

Carmen Breitenbach, Columnist January 27, 2022

There have been several changes around Central since coming back from winter break. New rules have been implemented and students have very mixed feelings about it all. Central students have always been...


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! Although we’re in the final stretch, and it looks like...

CARMS CORNER: SANTAS FAVORITE! -- Happy Holidays Central!

Carm’s Corner: Santa’s Favorite!

Carmen Breitenbach, Columnist December 15, 2021

It’s December, Central! We’re finishing up our EOC’s and finals...yay! It’s been what feels like forever getting to the end of semester one, but we finally did it. Fall sports are now over and...

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