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  • There will be a pep rally held at the football field, on Friday 9/24, at 2:00 p.m.
  • The football team will take on the Clinton Dragons on Friday, 9/24 at home, at 7:30.
  • Masks will be required for students beginning Monday, August 16, unless opted out.
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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

WHAT STUDENTS NEED TO DO TO RECEIVE LEARNERS PERMIT OR DRIVERS LICENSE -- Students continue to worry about renewing and receiving their license as the coronavirus has prompted numerous business closures.

What Students Need to do to Receive Learner’s Permit or Driver’s License

Ashley Coleman, Staff Writer April 4, 2020

Since this coronavirus pandemic is spreading rapidly, many students worry about what they will do about renewing their driver's license and learner's permits. Although the school building is closed,...

HOW EDGENUITY CLASSES ARE ADJUSTING TO THE CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC — Online learning has caused Edgenuity students to take a different learning approach.

How Edgenuity Classes are Adjusting to the Corona Virus Pandemic

Danae Wnuk, Staff Writer April 3, 2020

As the number of weeks have increased in which schools practice social distancing, teachers and students must adjust to the new situation. Many students are taking Edgenuity classes, which is a program...

RESCHEDULED AP TESTS TO BE TAKEN ONLINE AND AT HOME -- Students continue to study through AP testing books and online courses.

Rescheduled AP Tests to be Taken Online and at Home

Bailey Brantingham and DayOnna Carson April 1, 2020

Recently, a drastic and rushed change was announced that sent many Advanced Placement (AP) students around the country into a panic. In late March, it was revealed that the 2019-2020 AP exams would be...

To the left of the office doors, students can turn in any scholarships, homework, or documents in the designated bins.

Principal Iannarone Provides General Information for Students While Learning From Home

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer March 29, 2020

During the trying times of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is difficult to adjust to new circumstances. Students and families may be struggling keeping up with information about school while learning from home....

PROM, GRADUATION AND OTHER SENIOR EVENTS POSTPONED -- Centrals Class of 2016 stands in their caps and gowns during their ceremony.

Prom, Superintendent’s Banquet, and Other Senior Events Postponed

Danae Wnuk, Staff Writer March 26, 2020

Due to the recent pandemic that has put the world on pause, many seniors are worried about how they will end their high school career. Many school events have been postponed, while other events have not,...

HAMILTON COUNTY SCHOOLS EXTEND SHUTDOWN DATE AND IMPLEMENT STUDENT RESOURCES -- The county is providing resources like student meal deliveries, help hotlines, device pickup, and low cost internet options to help ease the stress of online learning and isolation for parents and students.

Hamilton County Schools Extend Shutdown Date to April 24 and Implement Student Resources

Bailey Brantingham, Head Staff Writer March 26, 2020

Recently, the entire country has felt the effect of the chaos originating from the quickly-spreading coronavirus pandemic. Stores have been out of stock, restaurants have closed dine-in services, and many...

THEATER II AND ENGLISH TEACHER KELSAY CATE RECEIVES NEW TEACHER AND DONORSCHOOSE GRANTS -- Kelsay Cate and her Theatre II class enjoy each others company while deciding what play they want to pursue.

Theatre II and English Teacher Kelsay Cate Receives Two Grants

Ashley Coleman, Staff Writer March 25, 2020

The local Alpha Chapter of DKG (Delta Kappa Gamma) collaborated with the Volunteer Electric Company's (VEC) share program and the Hamilton County Department of Education (HCDE) to help assist new teachers. Jill...

OFFICER PAUL SOYSTER RETURNS TO CENTRAL AFTER RECOVERING FROM INJURY -- Officer Paul Soyster has returned to Central with a goal of getting to know the current student body before the 2019-2020 school year concludes.

Officer Paul Soyster Returns to Central After Recovering from Injury

DayOnna Carson, Editor in Chief March 21, 2020

While students are traveling throughout the school campus each day, it is the Hamilton County Department of Education's main goal to ensure one thing as they obtain an education: student safety. While...

HAMILTON COUNTYS SHUTDOWN DUE TO COVID-19 BRINGS POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS -- A schedule of March, showing all the events that are being postponed or cancelled.

Hamilton County’s Shutdown Due to COVID-19 Brings Postponements and Cancellations

Blake Catlett, Assistant Editor March 15, 2020

Hamilton County recently joined the thousands of school districts across the world temporarily shutting down campuses due to COVID-19 fears. The virus, which started its reign in November of last year,...

HAMILTON COUNTY SCHOOLS CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC -- All Hamilton county schools are to be closed for the majority of March, and, as of now, students are expected to return to school on March 30.

Hamilton County Schools Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Cassandra Castillo, Copy Editor March 13, 2020

The coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, was declared a pandemic on March 11 by the World Health Organization. The first case was detected in Wuhan, China, and has transcended to many European and...