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Hamilton County TVAAS Scores Reveal an Improvement in Student Growth at Central

Hamilton County TVAAS Scores Reveal an Improvement in Student Growth at Central

DayOnna Carson, Associate Editor

September 25, 2018

End-of-course state testing, one of the most fundamental aspects of American education, was measured using the Tennessee Value Added Assessment System this past school year. This assessment of students' test scores, better known as TVAAS, was published by Hamilton County at the start of the new school...

Governor’s School Applications Open For Prospective Students

Governor’s School Applications Open For Prospective Students

Sam Helmholtz, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

Many students are not completely aware of the opportunity of Governor's School. Though it is most often discussed among students who maintain a high GPA; it is a chance that every student should strive to consider. Governor's School is a program allowing a selection of academically proficient rising...

English 10 and Theatre Arts Teacher Sally White Wins WDEF Golden Apple Award

English 10 and Theatre Arts Teacher Sally White Wins WDEF Golden Apple Award

Preston Fore, Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2018

Everyday at Central High School, students attend the classes of seven of their teachers. Fifty minutes goes by and they are off to the next classroom. However, often times students fail to appreciate the immense amounts of time and dedication teachers put into instructing their classes. One particular...

Forensics Blood Splatter Lab Brings Confusion to Students and Faculty

Forensics Blood Splatter Lab Brings Confusion to Students and Faculty

Marshall Sims, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018

Forensic Science is the study of human anatomy of how people died and the observations of the causes of human death. This is a class Central offers, which many juniors and seniors decide to take. Recently, they did a science lab that involved the study of blood splatters. Many students, as well as faculty,...

Matt Joyner Becomes Head Coach of the Cross Country Team

Matt Joyner Becomes Head Coach of the Cross Country Team

Jack Graham, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018

Central's cross country team is one of the best teams in the county, so becoming the coach should be a great position. Although, it may come with many responsibilities, the title of being a successful coach should be rewarding. Matt Joyner, Central's geometry teacher, has taken charge of the team as...

AEDs are Installed as a Result of New Bill Being Passed

AEDs are Installed as a Result of New Bill Being Passed

Jack Graham, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

An AED, or automated external defibrillator, can save lives, but they are not always in the right place at the right time. Nine years ago, a student was playing in a school gymnasium when he had a heart attack and died because he could not receive immediate medical attention from an AED. This has convinced...

Trevor White Joins Central High Family as Band Student Teacher

Trevor White Joins Central High Family as Band Student Teacher

Kaylee York, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018

As the new school year begins and students and teachers start to get settled in, everyone begins to notice new faces. For the Central Sound, they are always gaining new members, but they have never gained a member quite like this. This 'new member' is not a student that attends Central, but a student...

After Over 30 Years, Central’s Track is to be Rebuilt

After Over 30 Years, Central’s Track is to be Rebuilt

DayOnna Carson, Assistant Editor

September 10, 2018

To both students and teachers, the likelihood of receiving a new track was very slim. A majority of the student body firmly stood by their beliefs that Central would never be able to acquire a new track and field after noticing the lack of action taken by the Hamilton County Board of Education. Now,...

The History Behind Labor Day

The History Behind Labor Day

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018

Labor Day is not just a day that students get out of school. Even though it gives students, administrators, and some employees a long weekend off, there is a history behind the holiday that is just more than a another day off of work or school. While some may not see it as a substantial holiday, others...

Central Digest Staff is Collecting Coke Tops

Central Digest Staff is Collecting Coke Tops

Dylan Muccino, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018

The Central Digest has received increasing support over the years from Central alumni and many others. Despite this, the state does not designate funding for us in the school's budget. This results in The Digest having to raise money on our own. We organize various methods of fundraisers for ourselves,...

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