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Central to Participate in Zach Attack 5K Memorial Race in Honor of Zach Schafer

Central to Participate in Zach Attack 5K Memorial Race in Honor of Zach Schafer

Bailey Brantingham, Head Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

Many students have come and go throughout Hamilton County Schools over the years, however, very few have left such a positive and impacting legacy as that of Zach Schafer. As the month of March draws near, many schools throughout the county are beginning to prepare for the race held in his honor, the...

Hamilton County Joins the State in Improving Science Curriculum After Low Test Scores

Hamilton County Joins the State in Improving Science Curriculum After Low Test Scores

Bailey Brantingham, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

Over the past few years, many counties in the state of Tennessee have displayed underwhelming scores in the Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System, a system that measures student growth over a number of years. These scores included a score of 1 out of 5 in the science section, according to the Chatta...

Central Prepares for UTC’s Debate Competition for Hamilton County Schools

Central Prepares for UTC’s Debate Competition for Hamilton County Schools

Danae Wnuk, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) is hosting a debate competition for high school students. The contest is only open to Hamilton County Schools and UTC is offering scholarships to students who participate. Mr. Nathan Dawson— the environment science, physics, and physical world concep...

Central Voices ‘Share Their Christmas’ With a Food Drive and Musical Performances

Central Voices ‘Share Their Christmas’ With a Food Drive and Musical Performances

Sarah Katheron Latham, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

As the holiday season comes around, teachers and students are finding ways to make the season a little brighter for those at Central and those in the community. The Central Voices started their Christmas season off with a food drive benefiting the Chattanooga Area Food Bank and the people they serve. ...

Central’s Basketball Program Fund Raises by Advertising Businesses

Central’s Basketball Program Fund Raises by Advertising Businesses

Cassandra Castillo, Copy Editor

December 13, 2019

As the basketball season continues, Head Coach Kantonio Davis is making an effort to raise money for the boys basketball team by sponsoring businesses. Banners placed in the school's gym will demonstrate the names of the companies that purchased an ad. Davis has given out flyers that contain adverti...

Remembering Megan Sanford

Remembering Megan Sanford

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

Megan Sanford has left a great and powerful impact on the history of Central. It will be near impossible for the role she left behind to be filled. Before she taught at the school, she taught at several other schools until she made Central her home. However, Central was always her home, for Mrs. Sanford...

Central is Given Free Access to The New York Times Website

Central is Given Free Access to The New York Times Website

Bailey Brantingham, Head Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

This year, many new learning luxuries have been introduced to students at Central High School. The biggest luxury so far has been county-issued Chromebooks given to each student. To add on to such an advancement, The New York Times  newspaper has given the school free access to unlimited articles on t...

Lunch Ladies put a Possible Stop to Food Waste with a Free Food Pantry

Lunch Ladies put a Possible Stop to Food Waste with a Free Food Pantry

Ashley Coleman, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

School breakfast and lunch are viewed as an integral part of the school day by many students; however, several dismiss them as an essential time of the day because they tend to go hungry. Central's cafeteria staff took notice and decided to install an unused food pantry. It is easily accessible to all...

2019 Career Event Gives Students a Valuable Insight into the Workforce

2019 Career Event Gives Students a Valuable Insight into the Workforce

DayOnna Carson, Editor in Chief

November 23, 2019

On November 13, Central's students got the opportunity to hear from a multitude representatives from various companies and organizations located in the Chattanooga area. These individuals were able to explain their occupations and the requirements for such positions during the annual Career Event hosted by Edgenuity and French II instructor James Snyder. "I work with p...

Chattanooga Times Free Press Reporter Wyatt Massey Helping 2019 Digest Staff

Chattanooga Times Free Press Reporter Wyatt Massey Helping 2019 Digest Staff

Ashley Coleman and Cassandra Castillo

November 21, 2019

The Central Digest has received various distinctions for its excellence in reporting; countless hours have gone into making the Central Digest one of the best journalism sites in the state. However, there is always room for improvement. For this reason, Religion Reporter Wyatt Massey from the Chattan...

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