The Central Digest

  • Girls' basketball should turn in uniforms by Thurs.
  • Donate jeans to the ROTC for the Teens for Jeans program
  • Talent show auditions will be Thurs., Feb. 27
  • Order yearbooks online at balfour.com
  • Buy $40 prom tickets before they become $50 on Mar. 1

First Ever ‘Empower Your Future’ Women’s Forum at UTC Proves to be a Success

First Ever ‘Empower Your Future’ Women’s Forum at UTC Proves to be a Success

Morgan Snyder, Columnist

February 19, 2020

On February 12, Business Academy Teacher Mark Cuttle and Counselor Chelsea Thornhill took a handful of female students to an "Empower Your Future" forum for women; the forum consisted of a panel of four empowering women who found success in their respectful careers in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The eve...

Central Seniors Discuss the Independence that Comes with ‘Adulting’

Central Seniors Discuss the Independence that Comes with ‘Adulting’

Morgan Snyder, Columnist

January 24, 2020

You might have seen the somewhat-viral photo of this dishtowel floating around Instagram, Twitter and other social media sites. I found it in The Westerner, one of my favorite stores, during my vacation in New York over winter break. Yes, I know this column will be published far after winter break (...

Stop Killing Time, Make it Work for you Instead

Stop Killing Time, Make it Work for you Instead

Morgan Snyder, Columnist

December 2, 2019

With so many students having part-time jobs, it is a wonder how we are not all taking naps in every class. Waking up in the morning for school is the absolute worst part of our days, and our assignments are piling up. Combined with the stressor of needing all of this work to be done before Christmas...

Local Richard Watts Presents His Annual Halloween Display

Local Richard Watts Presents His Annual Halloween Display

Morgan Snyder, Columnist

October 30, 2019

For some, Halloween is not a one-night event. My neighbor, Richard Watts, agreed that the parties and candy are a significant part of the holiday, but for him, it is also an opportunity to display his creativity. Watts's annual Halloween display is a hallmark tradition that his neighbors look forward...

Every Litter Bit Hurts: Coach Shurette’s Fifth Period Beautifies Central’s Campus

Every Litter Bit Hurts: Coach Shurette’s Fifth Period Beautifies Central’s Campus

Morgan Snyder, Columnist

October 16, 2019

If you have ever walked through Central High's parking lots, you have most likely seen how much garbage people leave on the ground. Whether it is after sports events, after a pep rally, or even after a regular school day; litter piles up in our beautiful agora, our lawns and everywhere in between. Near...

Missing Ms. White

Missing Ms. White

Morgan Snyder, Columnist

September 24, 2019

As the school year began, I felt a heavy, missing presence in the halls of Central High School. Our beloved Ms. Sally White, a favorite among many, is off to achieve new heights at the Chattanooga High School Center for Creative Arts (CCA.) Several upperclassmen know and love Ms. White as an English te...

A Morganic Beginning

A Morganic Beginning

Morgan Snyder, Columnist

September 11, 2019

Those of you reading this column may know me, but quite honestly, most of you do not. For those of you who already know me, I am now a member of the Digest! Look at me. Go me. For my readers who do not know me, I am Morgan Snyder, the new Columnist of the Central Digest. If you see me in the hallways,...

Principal Phil Iannarone Has Got His Eye on a Clear 2020 School Year

Principal Phil Iannarone Has Got His Eye on a Clear 2020 School Year

Morgan Snyder, Columnist

August 29, 2019

Former Central teacher Phil Iannarone is taking over as Central's new, permanent principal. Though this upcoming year will be his nineteenth year teaching, it has been ten years since Mr. Iannarone's face was a familiar sight at Central High, as a teacher in D-pod. He is proud to say that he was head...

Goodbye Column

Goodbye Column

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

May 2, 2019

Over the years, I have made many interesting choices in my life. Some choices were made spur of the moment, while others I pondered for months. I tend to be a very rational person, often weighing out the good and bad or pros and cons of any situation. In school, I generally stick to what I know, what...

The College Crunch: What to Do After High School

The College Crunch: What to Do After High School

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

April 8, 2019

Senior year is a busy time for many students; ACT testing, college visits, and normal school work tend to accumulate quickly. It can often feel as if one is drowning in a sea of school. For most seniors, though, by the beginning of April, they know where they will be attending college or where they are...

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