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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

NEW SCHOOL NURSE IS LOOKING FORWARD TO HER FIRST YEAR AT CHS --  Mrs. Cindy Wilson is getting situated in her new office and is excited to begin working as Centrals new nurse.

Central High Welcomes New School Nurse Cindy Wilson

Jacob Johns, Staff Writer November 16, 2015

On November 2, Central High School introduced a new member to its faculty - Cindy Wilson, B.S. in Nursing. Mrs. Wilson has been a nurse for 37 years and came to Central as a transfer nurse from Tyner Academy. ...

GIVING BLOOD, SAVING LIVES -- Many Central students helped save three lives by giving blood.

Blood Drive “Drives” Students to Help the Community

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer November 4, 2015

Central is all about helping the community as much as possible. One way we do this is by having two blood drives through Blood Assurance every year. This is a simple and easy way for students to help...

HOMECOMING COURT ROYALTY -- Seniors Delisha Davis and Matthew Gines take home the crown at Homecoming.

Davis is Queen, Gines Named King of Rain-Delayed Homecoming 2015

Savannah Smith, Assistant Editor November 4, 2015

Central High School has many annual traditions, one of which is Homecoming. The event was rescheduled from October 2 to October 16 due to inclement weather. Friday, October 16, the Homecoming festivities...

TESTING ON TECHNOLOGY -- Taking the ACT on a computer may be an option in the near future.

Could Computerized ACT Testing Be Making Its Way to Central?

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer October 20, 2015

In a time where access to computers and Internet is widely available to the average student, it is no surprise that standardized testing is drifting away from its traditional paper and pencil format and...

AN 11-YEAR WINNING STREAK -- The seniors beat the juniors 21-7 in Centrals yearly Powderpuff game.

After Rescheduling, Seniors Top Juniors in Powder Puff Game

Brooke Mathews, Staff Writer October 19, 2015

Homecoming Week is highly anticipated at Central High School - students get to scrap their khaki pants and polo shirts for a more wild approach. This year's themed days included Tacky Day, Sports Day,...

JROTC RAIDER TEAM -- the Raider Team prepares for upcoming competitions in the season

Raiders Are a New Addition to Central’s First For Freedom JROTC Batallion

Savannah Smith, Staff Writer October 15, 2015

For the first time in two years, Central High School's First for Freedom JROTC Batallion has a Raiders team. There has not been a team the past few seasons because the JROTC program was spread too thin...

STRICKLANDS PHYSICS CLASS CATAPULTS THEIR WAY INTO 2ND QUARTER -- Central students build catapults for freshmen physics class.

Central’s Catapult and Trebuchet Project is Model for Other Schools

Josh Sizemore, Staff Writer October 12, 2015

Mr. Chip Strickland is teaching his freshman physics students to build abstract catapults and trebuchets. He created this project three years ago because he was enamored by the festival, "Punkin Chunkin"....

Central PTSA: ‘We’re Here to Make a Difference’

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer September 30, 2015

'At Central, the Parent, Teacher, and Student Association (PTSA) is a very important organization. This group helps the school in many ways, from providing funding to helping with graduation to pushing...

HARD AT WORK -- Mr. Mullins is committed to helping his students learn math.

New Teacher Jeffrey Mullins Understands Student Struggles With Math

Payton Haley, Staff Writer September 26, 2015

Many exciting changes have come to Central High this school year, and one of these changes is the new Algebra I and Geometry teacher, Jeffrey Mullins. Mr. Mullins graduated from Florida Southern University...

A POUNDER PIE CHART -- This chart compares the population percentage of each class at Central High, with freshmen being the largest and seniors being the smallest.

Central’s Populations Increases by 46 to 962; Boys Outnumber Girls by 60 Students

Celisia Snakenberg, Staff Writer September 22, 2015

The final school population count of all Hamilton County schools was taken on Thursday, September 4. Central is roughly the third or fourth largest school in Hamilton County. Ooltewah and Soddy Daisy have...

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