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Central, What’s Good?

CENTRAL, WHAT'S GOOD?-- Honor students Larissa Ryabchuk (left) Laurelie Holmberg (middle) and Delaynie France (right) showing being good is the way to go.

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

October 9, 2018

Every school has ups and downs; many times when a school is experiencing one of its downs, a lot of people will focus on all the negative aspects of the school and the community. Recently, Central received some negative light in the media for the irresponsible actions of a select few students. Many parents...

Ready, Set, Vote!

READY, SET, VOTE-- Voter registration drive is Tuesday, September 24!

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

September 24, 2018

Pumpkin spice and everything nice, yet it seems as if something else is in this fall air. Ballots, debating, and highly persuasive commercials trying to convince Tennesseeans to vote for Marsha Blackburn are everywhere; it must be voting season! Yes, that is right ladies and gentlemen, now is your...

To College and Beyond

TO COLLEGE AND BEYOND-- That moment when you need to make a college decision but you do not know where you want to go.

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

September 19, 2018

Picture this, it is senior year, mid-April, graduation is less than a month away, and you are scrambling to decide what you are going to do after high school. Sounds crazy, right? Surprisingly this is a problem for a lot of students. Most young adults are extremely excited to graduate, but forget to...

Student Section or Senior Section?

STUDENT SECTION OR SENIOR SECTION? -- Senior football players Wyatt Garret (left) and Michael Mcghee (right) hold Columnist Laurelie Holmberg up to catch a ball.

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

September 10, 2018

Hey guys, it is time to get serious, seriously crazy, that is. As most of you have noticed, the football season has kicked off and there's nothing better to do on your Friday night than to cheer on your favorite Purple Pounders on the gridiron! Recently, however, I noticed our football student section...

Central’s Next Top Construction Worker

CENTRAL'S NEXT TOP CONSTRUCTION WORKER -- Columnist Laurelie Holmbeg is scolded by biology teacher, Mr.Fomby.

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

September 1, 2018

It's not Paris, it's not Dubai, it's the new hall passes at Central High! Lately, as most of you have noticed, Central has acquired some "interesting" new hall passes. The bright orange construction- type vests are surely a sight worth modeling. They make me wonder if students are running errands or...

The Beginning of the End

THE BEGINNING OF THE END -- Columnist Laurelie Holmberg poses with some of her favorite books.

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

August 26, 2018

Hiya! Welcome to Two Truths, One Laurelie, the adventurous column where I, Laurelie, give you an up-to-date rundown of all things Central! This week's article is going to be a fun introduction to my new column, random facts, quirky personality traits, and horrible puns are what makes me... well me. Jumping...

Hey, Hay Hay!: Bye, Bye, Bye…

GOODBYE CENTRAL -- Goodbye to my wonderful Journalism staff! I will miss you all dearly!

Haylee Smith, Columnist

May 10, 2018

"Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow," William Shakespeare wrote. This quote means a great deal to me, as this is my last column for the Central Digest. Words cannot express how crazy my time here at Central has truly been, and it is going to be so hard to leave....

Hey, Hay Hay!: Just Being Earnest

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST -- My fellow actors and I perform in Act II of the play.

Haylee Smith, Columnist

April 19, 2018

Last weekend the drama club performed The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. The show was performed in the library and had a huge turnout both nights! In the play I took on the character Gwendolen Fairfax, who was a young woman of high society. It was definitely difficult trying to fully...

Hey, Hay Hay!: Let’s Be Serious Central

LET'S BE SERIOUS CENTRAL -- Simulating getting handcuffed with SRO Deputy Soyster.

Haylee Smith, Columnist

March 9, 2018

Last week, Central High School faced a fearful ordeal when a rumor was spread throughout social media about a potential school shooting. Many students were afraid to attend school, and most even stayed home. There were some schools that were evacuated because of threats. Last Monday was when Central's...

Hey, Hay Hay!: A Week of ‘Hearty’ Announcements

HEART WEEK -- Posing with Herbert Heartman the healthy heart man

Haylee Smith, Columnist

February 23, 2018

Last week, the Central Digest teamed up with the American Heart Association to bring awareness in regards to staying heart healthy. Each day, a member of the Digest spoke over the intercom during the morning announcements, sharing a 20 second segment on different ways to keep your heart going. Having...

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