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Upcoming Standardized Testing Causes Stress With New Format and Hectic Schedule

Upcoming Standardized Testing Causes Stress With New Format and Hectic Schedule

Cassandra Castillo, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The end of the 2017-2018 year is soon upon us. Everyone is excited for graduation and summer vacation, but before that the final exams have to be taken. Students as well as the teachers are frantic on reviewing what they have learned over the past year, but the difference from the previous EOC exams...

Central’s Symphonic Band Attains Perfect Scores at the ETSBOA Concert Festival

Central’s Symphonic Band Attains Perfect Scores at the ETSBOA Concert Festival

DayOnna Carson, Head Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Central's band department is a gifted group of student performers that have earned several achievements and awards over the years. The band room lined with rows and rows of various trophies is a constant reminder of their talents. With that being said, it comes as no surprise that they would continue...

2017-2018 Mr. and Miss Central Court Nominees Are Revealed

2017-2018 Mr. and Miss Central Court Nominees Are Revealed

Blake Catlett, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Central Court is a way to show the best of the best at Central. Six senior boys and six senior girls are picked out for the Central Court. These 12 students are the best of their class and excel not only at academics, but outside of class as well. Students can select one of the 12 candidates who...

Post Heart Week: Reflecting on ‘Drive for Five’

Post Heart Week: Reflecting on ‘Drive for Five’

Madi Blackburn, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

During February, the Central Digest partnered with the American Heart Association to put on the fundraiser "Drive for Five", which allowed students to buy wristbands that sported the slogan "Life is Why." The fundraiser was a success, in part because students were permitted to dress down for a week if...

Class Representative, Monet Henderson, Opens Up About Speaking For Her Class

Kaylee York, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


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It is an honor to be chosen to represent your school in any way, one of the highest honors being to be chosen to speak at your class' graduation. With the final quarter getting ready to begin, the speakers for the senior class of 2018 have officially been chosen. Senior Monet Henderson has been chosen...

Saige Lowery Chosen to Represent Central’s Staff at 2018 Graduation Ceremony

Saige Lowery Chosen to Represent Central’s Staff at 2018 Graduation Ceremony

Cassandra Castillo, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The seniors have been preparing for graduation day since the beginning of the year, and the time has come to prepare for their farewell speeches. The valedictorian will give a speech along with the staff and class speakers. Two students are carefully selected each year to represent the senior class...

Cimino Named Valedictorian, Harrigan Named Salutatorian of Class of 2018

Cimino Named Valedictorian, Harrigan Named Salutatorian of Class of 2018

DayOnna Carson, Head Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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Principal Finley King recently announced that Kat Cimino and Bethsy Harrigan were the valedictorian and salutatorian of the graduating class of 2018. "I knew I was towards the top [of the school rankings], but I didn't expect to be valedictorian. Bethsy and I have been more or less friends since the...

The Central Digest Partners with the American Heart Association to ‘Drive for 5’

The Central Digest Partners with the American Heart Association to ‘Drive for 5’

Preston Fore, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2018


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Did you know that 350,000 cardiac arrests take place each year outside of a hospital? In saying that, a significant number of those health incidents could have been prevented with simple lifestyle changes. In order to spread awareness at a young age and hopefully prevent future heart problems, The Central...

Gifted Teacher Danielle Hooper Joins The Public Education Foundation in Efforts of Improving Community Schools

Gifted Teacher Danielle Hooper Joins The Public Education Foundation in Efforts of Improving Community Schools

Cassandra Castillo, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The community of Hamilton County seeks improvements in the county's schools. Whether it involves life inside of them or out, a safer environment leads to better education. This is why Central’s Gifted Teacher, Danielle Hooper, has decided to join The Public Education Foundation. “I want to...

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