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Central Sees 0.1 Point Drop in ACT Score Averages From 2018

Airicka Richardson and DayOnna Carson

January 14, 2019

One of the most important aspects of one's high school career is the ACT. This exam is essential to college applications, seeing as each university requires applicants to have reached a specific score before they can be considered for acceptance. According to the current and past ACT score records, Central's...

Central Continues to Accept Donations to the Clothes Bin

Central Continues to Accept Donations to the Clothes Bin

Kirstin Langton, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

If you are looking for a place to donate your old clothing items, the green Clothes Bin located behind Central High School is an option. The Clothes Bin’s mission is to help the environment by providing a convenient way for people to dispose of unwanted clothes, shoes, and textiles. Clothes Bin...

SkillsUSA Partners with Texas Roadhouse for Spirit Night

SkillsUSA Partners with Texas Roadhouse for Spirit Night

Kiersten Helmholtz, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

Central High School's SkillsUSA club was able to participate in the Texas Roadhouse outreach program hosted on December 10. Parents as well as students were encouraged to go and dine-in on what the restaurant had to offer. Ten percent of the proceeds gathered that night were donated to the school's club. Senior...

Central Digest Joins Southern Interscholastic Press Association

Central Digest Joins Southern Interscholastic Press Association

Dylan Muccino, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018

Over the last few years, the Central Digest has made strides as an award-winning publication at both the state and national levels. However, they are hoping to show off their work on a different scale. This year, they have joined Southern Interscholastic Press Association (SIPA) based at the University...

Central High School Hopes to Expand in Advanced Placement Class Offerings

Central High School Hopes to Expand in Advanced Placement Class Offerings

Kirstin Langton, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

Advanced Placement, or AP is a program in the United States and Canada created by College Board, an organization that prepares and administers standardized tests that are used in college admission and placement. The program provides college-level classes to high school students and better prepares them...

School Cafeteria Manager Jennifer McNabb Gives Lunch Food an Upgrade

School Cafeteria Manager Jennifer McNabb Gives Lunch Food an Upgrade

Marshall Sims, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

High schools may be notorious for having bad school lunch, but Central High's new Cafeteria Manager Jennifer McNabb has taken over  to make school lunch more likeable and accepted among the students and staff. "I run the register every day. I really enjoy talking to all the students," said McNabb. "We...

Central Students Succeed as Delegates of Djibouti, Kazakhstan at Local Model United Nations Conference

Central Students Succeed as Delegates of Djibouti, Kazakhstan at Local Model United Nations Conference

DayOnna Carson, Associate Editor

December 7, 2018

On November 17-19, nine Central students participated in the Southeastern High School Model United Nations conference hosted at the Chattanooga Convention Center. This rigorous, student-led symposium enabled students to collaborate with others from high school across the region to come up with solutions...

Excessive Tardies Sweep Central High Halls

Excessive Tardies Sweep Central High Halls

Airicka Richardson, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

Many students at Central High have been late to their classes this year which has caused a problem between administrators and especially teachers. As a result, Principal Finley King has advocated tardy sweeps to make sure everyone is on time to class. Since the sweeps were established, tardies have gone...

Ruriteen Club Organizes Food Drive for Those in Need

Ruriteen Club Organizes Food Drive for Those in Need

Airicka Richardson, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018

From November 1 through November 14th, Central hosted a school wide food drive to help those in need. The event was sponsored by bookkeeper Donna Rast while the members of the school Ruriteen club helped organize everything. The Ruriteen club strives initiate several service projects for the school and...

Central Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems Classes Win $50,000 Prize

Central Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems Classes Win $50,000 Prize

Cassandra Castillo and Abby Young

November 26, 2018

After being among 557 other participating teachers, Central High's Mr. Jerry Webb received $50,000 for his mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems classes. The check was honorably presented by Scott Brown, senior manager of Harbor Freight after Webb placed second in the Harbor Freight Tools for...

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