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THE CENTRAL SOUND OF CHATTANOOGA -- The band prepares to play at a home football game.

Central Alumni Help Marching Band Afford New Instruments

Savannah Smith, Staff Writer March 9, 2015

"Without music, life would be a mistake," Friedrich Nietzsche once said. That is motivation that keeps the Central Sound of Chattanooga running. On average, it costs about $100,000 to fund a full-running...

CDC STUDENTS AND VALENTINES DAY DANCE VOLUNTEERS -- Central students strike a pose for Valentines Day.

CDC Kids Dance the Night Away at Valentine’s Day Dance

Alyssa Rosenzweig, Managing Editor March 9, 2015

On February 13, the CDC kids of Central High School enjoyed a night of dancing, food, friends, and fun. Starting at around seven o'clock, the kids dressed in red and pink to celebrate Valentine's Day on...

FREINDS: CENTRAL EDITION -- The Central Perk has found its way to Central High School.

Coffee Comes to Central

Alexandria Howard, Staff Writer January 30, 2015

The 2014-15 school year has brought many new beginnings to Central - schedule changes, a more lenient dress code, and now a coffee shop in the E.Y. Chapin Library! Central Perk, inspired by the well-known...

PART OF THE FAMILY -- Victoria Fovi, left, and Hannah Holzer, right, are experiencing American culture here at Central High School.

Foreign Exchange Students Arrive at Central for Second Semester

Maghan Champion, Staff Writer January 26, 2015

Central is once again welcoming new foreign exchange students, this time for the second semester only. Victoria Fovi, a senior, and Hannah Holzer, a sophomore, are going to spend the rest of their school...

A CHECK LARGER THAN LIFE -- Ms. Thomas presented this check to her psychology students with (from left to right) Sergeant Major David Lewis and Lieutenant Colonel Bill Brooks.

Thomas and Psychology Students Reach Goal for Soldier’s Best Friend Project

Judith Bell, Staff Writer December 15, 2014

After many hours of fundraising and drawing awareness to soldiers who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Ms. Lauren Thomas and her psychology students raised $2,500, the cost to train one service...

TIS THE SEASON TO BE JOLLY -- A few Ruriteens took a picture together after finishing the East Ridge Life Care Center.
(From left to right) Ayanna Esdaile, Ruriteen Sponsor Senorita Rebecca Feher, Brianna Forte, Antanisha Watkins, Ruriteen Treasurer Michelle Hoang, and Ruriteen President and Central Digest Writer Judith Bell.

The Ruriteen Club Decorates East Ridge Life Care Center

Judith Bell, Staff Writer December 5, 2014

Christmas is twenty days away, and the spirit of holiday cheer is in full effect. Everyone is buzzing with excitement as they look forward to receiving money, the latest games, or the newest clothes. During...

WE BLEED GOLD AND PURPLE -- Freshman Brandon Huyler and other students donate blood and save lives.

Annual Fall Blood Drive – Another Great Success

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer November 24, 2014

181 Central students participated in the annual fall blood drive on Thursday, November 13. The blood drive was put together by Colonel Bill Brooks, one of the JROTC instructors at Central, and his students....

A COMMITMENT TO KEEP -- Upon leaving the assembly, students signed this banner, signifying that they accepted Rachels Challenge.

Rachel’s Challenge Starts a Chain Reaction at Central

Savannah Smith, Staff Writer November 24, 2014

Central is experiencing a chain reaction that will never be forgotten. Students were sent to an assembly called Rachel's Challenge on Tuesday, November 11. They learned about Rachel Joy Scott and her...

WHAT A DONATION -- The CDC program received a $1,000 gift from the Masons that is displayed at Centrals front office.

Central’s CDC Receives Gift From Mystery Donors

Maghan Champion, Staff Writer November 24, 2014

The Masons is a secret society that kindly helps out with some of  the things schools cannot provide for their students on their own. For instance, the Masons donate to Central and seven other schools'...

NEW ALGEBRA TEACHER -- Mr. Steward helps his students (from left to right) Hayden Gracy, Dakota Gable, Davey Vagts, and Andrew Bingham with their Algebra I homework.

Another New Teacher at Central!

Jared Eddy, Assistant Sports Editor November 20, 2014

Central High School is glad to welcome new teacher Mr. Scott Steward, who will be teaching Algebra I after Mrs. Ansley Davis moved up to Algebra II following the retirement of Mr. Don Brock. Mr. Steward...

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