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

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 thei...

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...

Hamilton County Students Advocate Reform at Mayor’s Youth Council Gun Violence Event

Hamilton County Students Advocate Reform at Mayor’s Youth Council Gun Violence Event

Bailey Brantingham, Head Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Today, society is faced by many challenges and threats that can affect the lives of citizens, especially its youth. One organization, the Mayor's Youth Council, is working under Chattanooga's mayor, Andy Berke, to solve these issues. One of the topics the Youth Council gathers to discuss is the issue of gun...

FAFSA: How to Face the Form

FAFSA: How to Face the Form

Morgan Snyder, Columnist

November 19, 2019

Many seniors are reluctant to fill out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This procrastination is a noticeable epidemic among Central High seniors this year, and it will not be long before counselors are chasing down students to fill out the form. "I think students procrastinate...

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Invites Duvall Young as Guest Speaker

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Invites Duvall Young as Guest Speaker

Danae Wnuk, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is a student led club that meets every Friday before school. Students will either play games, share devotionals based on scriptures from the Bible, share testimonies, or recite their favorite Bible verses. They also do service projects and minister to sports...

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