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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

CARMS CORNER: HAPPY THANKSGIVING! -- Carmen Breitenbach standing with Thanksgiving turkey.

Carm’s Corner: Happy Thanksgiving!

Carmen Breitenbach , Columnist November 23, 2021

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. The time to go visit family, eat your weight in food, and take in all the Christmas lights that are up way too early is upon us. When thinking of Thanksgiving, you...

THANK YOU, VETERANS-- A photo from the Veterans Parade donated to the digest.

Carm’s Corner: Thank You, Veterans!

Carmen Breitenbach, Columnist November 12, 2021

The first Veterans Day was on November 11th, 1954. It was originally called Armistice Day in 1938 when the day was dedicated to “the cause of world peace” by President Woodrow Wilson in celebration...

Carms Corner: Sip, Sip, Hooray!

Carm’s Corner: Sip, Sip, Hooray!

Carmen Breitenbach, Columnist October 27, 2021

The leaves are changing, the weather is getting colder, and all of our favorite fall drinks are making their way back into our lives. Everyone knows at least one person who goes crazy over pumpkin spice...

CAMRS CORNER: FALLING INTO WINTER -- Student shivers in the unbearable cold in the front of the school.

Carm’s Corner: Falling Into Winter

Carmen Breitenbach, Columnist September 30, 2021

It’s that time of year again when the temperature fluctuates back and forth between warm and cold which forces you to wear a jacket in the morning but shed it during the day. The morning and nights are...

Carms Corner: The Brighter Side

Carms Corner: The Brighter Side

Carmen Breitenbach, Columnist September 15, 2021

We can all agree that the pandemic has made life anything but normal. From school, to work, and any other events we have going on in our lives. What was once just two weeks off from school towards the...

WELCOME TO CARMS CORNER -- Senior columnist Carmen Breitenbach ready to take on the new year.

Welcome to Carm’s Corner!

Carmen Breitenbach, Columnist September 1, 2021

When I was first asked to join the Central Digest as this year's senior columnist, I’m not going to lie, I was a bit hesitant. The idea of my thoughts being out in the open made me squirm, but I’m...

(file photo) -- Grayson Cattlet spent his Senior year as the Central Digests columnist.

The Gray Area: Outta Here!

Grayson Catlett, Columnist May 12, 2021

The month of May is here. Seniors are wrapping up their classes and gearing up for the final pages of our high school experience: the cap and gown, the ceremony, and the celebrations that follow. Sure,...

SLUGGISHNESS, SUMMER, AND SAFETY -- Grayson prepares for summer in one hand and struggles with school in another.

The Gray Area: Sluggishness, Summer, & Safety

Grayson Catlett, Columnist April 24, 2021

Like other students, I have spent much of this last week blankly staring at the screen. This is my final piece, but, for some reason, my mind is filled with static as I type. This time of year is a lot...

SPRING...BREAK? STAY? -- Grayson Catlett sits and enjoys the sun at home (not a crowded Florida beach).

The Gray Area: Spring…Break? Stay?

Grayson Catlett, Columnist April 1, 2021

One of the most anticipated moments of the school year is here. Spring break, when students use vacations, parties, or other means to refresh themselves for the home stretch of the school year, will begin...

FIFTEEN DAYS? -- Grayson Catlett points to March 13 on the calendar, marking the one-year anniversary of Hamilton County schools shutting down due to COVID-19.

The Gray Area: “Fifteen” Days to Slow the Spread

Grayson Catlett, Columnist March 18, 2021

Just recently, one full year has passed since the official beginning of the States' COVID-19 pandemic. For students, what seemed to be an extended spring break evolved into a devastating lockdown that...

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