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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

Mr. and Ms. Central nominees.

Michael Watson and Chloe Barbee Crowned 2022 Mr. And Ms. Central

Meryl Turner, Staff Writer May 19, 2022

      The long-awaited crowning for 2022's Mr. and Ms. Central took place on Friday, May 13 inside Central's gymnasium. Michael Watson earned the title of Mr. Central, and Chloe...

RETIREMENT AHEAD  -- Sgt. Maj. Franklin will retire from Central High at the end of the 2021-22 school year.

JROTC Instructor Ricky Franklin Retires After 14 Years Of Teaching

Breanna Long, Staff Writer May 18, 2022

Central will be losing a staff member going into the next school year; Ricky Franklin, Central High School's JROTC Instructor, has been teaching at Central for five years. Before pursuing a path in...


2022-23 Cheerleaders Selling ‘#CentralStrong’ Decals

Alyssia Crowe, Staff Writer May 17, 2022

Have you got Central Fever? Do you bubble over with Purple Pounder pride? If so, show it off with a new "#CentralStrong" cling decal being sold by the 2022-23 cheer squad. "I am wanting to sell these...

PHIL AND JUDY CROWE STEP UP TO GET STAFF, STUDENTS, AND PARENTS EXCITED ABOUT CENTRAL- Central is hoping to see some new changes brought to the school for the 2022-2023 school year.

Phil and Judy Crowe Step Up to get Staff, Students, and Parents Excited About Central

Amber Burchfield, Staff Writer May 16, 2022

With the 2021-2022 school year coming to an end, there are many changes that are taking place at the home of the Purple Pounders. One change being made is the hopes of PTA, funds being raised for teachers,...

Mrs. Alexander standing with senior, after having given them their scholarship.

Seniors Awarded Scholarships On Senior Night

Breanna Long, Staff Writer May 15, 2022

On Friday, May 13th, Central High School held a 'senior night' in order to congratulate and celebrate the seniors who will be graduating and leaving Central behind this year. At this event, various teachers,...

FRAU. DOBBS HONORED AS CLASS OF 2022 DEDICATORY -- After 27 years in education, Frau. Mariea Dobbs was selected as the 2022 class dedicatory.

‘Herzliche Glückwünsche!’ to Frau. Dobbs, Class of 2022 Dedicatory

Katie Garnand, Staff Writer May 15, 2022

If Mrs. Mariea Dobbs, longtime German teacher at Central High, had one thing to say to this year's senior class, it might be "Herzliche Glückwünsche." That same phrase, which means "congratulations"...

Mrs. Broussard in front of her classroom

A New Donation for the Positivity Club

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer May 13, 2022

The Positivity Club has been gifted $750 by the Alumni Association to help with their efforts to make Central High School a more positive place, fun-filled environment. Mrs. Broussard, the teacher who...

The Old Kiln is Out!!

The New Kiln is Killing It!

Isabelle Martin, Staff Writer May 13, 2022

The art room is getting a brand new kiln! It's a 208 voltage single phase kiln that is fully electric and can operate safely without anyone monitoring it. This new kiln can reach up to 1800 degrees, so...


Letterman Jackets And Class Rings Make A Triumphant Return

William Burroughs, Staff Writer May 11, 2022

With some of the sports seasons coming to a close for the summer, the school is offering students to buy letterman jackets for the athletes and players. Along with those jackets, the school is selling...


Mr. Rick May Announces Retirement Following a 40-year Career in Education

Alyssia Crowe, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

The end of the 2021-22 school year brings the retirement decision of Mr. Rick May, who has been teaching for 40 years. His teaching career has had its ups and downs and after those long 40 years, he has...

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