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The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

Central: Where We Are Now

Holly Nicholson, Staff Writer November 27, 2023

Founded in September of 1907, Central high school was one of Chattanooga's first public high schools. In 1969, the high school was relocated to Highway 58 and has been there ever since. Central has been...

The Life of a Cheerleader

Ashari Roberson, Staff Member November 27, 2023

Cheerleaders are often portrayed as mean girls in the media. Most of the books and movies are inaccurate. Central cheerleaders are spirit leaders! They set examples for everyone watching. Our cheerleaders...

New Teacher Spotlight: David Barrett

Alyssia Crowe, Staff Writer November 1, 2023

One of the many new teachers to join the school for the 2023-24 school year is Mr. David Barrett. He teaches Bible History in D-104. He graduated from Shorter College in Rome Georgia earlier this year...

Cellphone Policy for 2023-2024 School Year

New Cellphone Rules

Brian Pruitt, Staff Writer November 1, 2023

One of the most controversial topics in Hamilton county to date is the student cell phone restriction policy. Due to what teachers and members of the school board believe to be severe distraction within...

The Central High School Raider Team


Aaron Blade Sharp, Staff Writer November 1, 2023

It is an exciting time for the Central High School JROTC Raider Team as this past Tuesday marks the end of the Raider Season where they finished first in co-ed in the entire county. The JROTC Raider...

Central Basketball Team and the Journey to State

Quinzell Cochran, Staff Wrter November 1, 2023

Get ready for a great season from the basketball boys! With players averaging between six and twelve points per game, they're determined to became great assets to their team. The strong bond that these...

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RPG Club Goes In Second Year

Isabella Ervin, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

English teacher, Kevin Parsons (43) is going into his second year of being the sponsor of Central’s RPG club. Parsons defined an RPG as, “A roleplaying game; a game in which the players work together...


JROTC Hosts Their Annual Military Ball

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

On February 24, The JROTC held its annual Military Ball. This ball allows all JROTC or dates of the JROTC cadets to participate in the ball. The theme for the Military Ball was Red Carpet and every male...


A Goodbye to a Good Man

Isabelle Martin, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

The Journalism staff has lost a valuable member. Mr. Greg Cantrell, our beloved teacher, and leader of the Central Digest has left Central High School after eleven years of teaching. Cantrell is now...


Valentine Lolli-Grams On Sale Starting February 9th

Ashleigh Vaughn, Staff Writer February 10, 2023

Love is in the air at Central High. To most people, February is known as the month of love. People give gifts on February, 14 to not only their significant other but also to their friends and those they...

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