The Central Digest

  • Book club meeting will be moved to Wed., Jan. 23 in B108. See Ms. White for information.

  • Talk to a National Honor Society member Mon., Wed., or Fri. during lunch to donate in support of Erlanger Oncology Jan. 16-31.

  • Robotics and SkillsUSA pictures will be held on Thurs., Jan. 17 in Bright's classroom.

  • There will be a prom committee meeting for juniors on Wed., Jan. 16 in E103.

C-Pod Computer Lab Gets Upgrade With New iMacs

C-Pod Computer Lab Gets Upgrade With New iMacs

Blake Catlett, Staff Writer

September 1, 2018


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The computer lab in C-Pod has recently received an upgrade in their hardware. The old computers in Room C-108 have been replaced with brand new iMacs. The upgrade will bring new and better teaching and learning opportunities to the class. The new iMacs are an amazing new tool in the school. The iMacs...

Central’s Gifted Teacher, Danielle Hooper, Joins a Chattanooga Police Officer During a Ride-Along

Central’s Gifted Teacher, Danielle Hooper, Joins a Chattanooga Police Officer During a Ride-Along

Cassandra Castillo and Cassandra Castillo

August 29, 2018


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Many of us see news outlets that depict police officers as violent and cruel due to the excessive force they are depicted using on citizens in the media. Danielle Hooper, however, contradicts that impression. Central’s gifted teacher recently went on a police ride-along that allowed her to experience...

Former Chemistry Teacher, Brielle Farrow, Promoted to Instructional Coach

Former Chemistry Teacher, Brielle Farrow, Promoted to Instructional Coach

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018


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Brielle Farrow, more commonly known as Mrs. Farrow, has been promoted to Central High's new instructional coach. Formerly an AP, Honors, and General Chemistry teacher, Farrow now constantly works with other teachers and administration to improve student achievement and prepare future-ready students....

English Teacher Sally White Volunteers at Mexican Border Over the Summer

English Teacher Sally White Volunteers at Mexican Border Over the Summer

Abby Young, Staff Writer

August 27, 2018


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As many news reports have revealed, families who immigrate across the United States-Mexican border are being separated. Children are taken from their parents and placed into government custody, while others who seek refuge in the United States are left without the essentials, such as food, or decent...

Jose Sanchez Commemorates His 33 Years Spent at Central in Response to His Retirement

Jose Sanchez Commemorates His 33 Years Spent at Central in Response to His Retirement

DayOnna Carson, Head Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


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While students prepared for their last days of the 2017-18 school year, Spanish II and III instructor Señor Jose Sanchez made preparations for his last days of teaching at Central High School. After being a dedicated teacher here for 33 years, Señor Sanchez made the difficult decision to retire with...

Evelyn Anderson Will Continue to Work After Retiring As Educator of 44 Years

Evelyn Anderson Will Continue to Work After Retiring As Educator of 44 Years

Cassandra Castillo, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


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Few teachers can say that they have taught for decades in their field. The ones lucky enough to have made it that far can say that they have made many memories as teachers. They have been able to impact the lives of students year after year, but that has to come to an end sooner or later. This describes...

Central High Bids Farewell To Choir Director Of Five Years

Central High Bids Farewell To Choir Director Of Five Years

Samantha Helmholtz, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


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For the past five years, Central High School choir director, Martha Boutwell, has led Central and Brown's choir programs as well as taught guitar at CHS. While well loved by students and faculty alike, Mrs. Boutwell's time at Central has come to a close. For the next school year, a different teacher...

New Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics Future Ready Institute Introduced to Central

New Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics Future Ready Institute Introduced to Central

Bryson Eddy, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


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Starting in the fall, Hamilton County students will have more options for classes they want to take. Along with Lookout Valley, Central has joined the list of thirteen Hamilton County schools to offer Future Ready institute courses. “I’m very excited to have this program come to Central. This...

Teens Inspire Hamilton County Into Introducing a More Modern Tobacco Policy

Teens Inspire Hamilton County Into Introducing a More Modern Tobacco Policy

Blake Catlett, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


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Tobacco and nicotine products have a come a long way recently. Most of these new products would not have been covered under the old tobacco policy of Hamilton County. This is a why a small group of teens inspired Hamilton County schools to scrap the old tobacco policy and completely go nicotine-free. Dereke...

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