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Editorial: Just How Important Are Fine Arts?

Editorial: Just How Important Are Fine Arts?

Kaylee York, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Over the years, there have been many heated debates on whether or not fine arts education is beneficial to students in schools. Some people claim that it is too costly and needs to be cut from the curriculum, while others believe that they are beneficial in more ways than one. According to The Cente...

Following 2018 Election, Political Polarization Still on the Rise at Local and National Levels

Following 2018 Election, Political Polarization Still on the Rise at Local and National Levels

Preston Fore, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

The entire country was on the edge of their seats on November 6. Election day had come once again. It was time for the democrat's blue wave as the republicans frantically tried to defend their territory. The election was hoped to be a so-called referendum on the Trump administration. The results were...

‘Tis The Season Of Giving

‘Tis The Season Of Giving

Dylan Muccino, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Giving has been a very important moral in society for as long as some can remember. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the spirit of giving has been stronger than ever. With that being said, many students here at Central have different beliefs on what giving means to them. "Giving is a way...

Editorial: Is Vaping an Issue in Hamilton County Schools?

Editorial: Is Vaping an Issue in Hamilton County Schools?

Kirstin Langton, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

In recent months, vaping has become a reoccurring issue among young teens in Hamilton County Schools. This nicotine-based product is known to relieve stress, but it comes with negative effects and can become highly addictive. According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), in America alone,...

Students Prepare to ‘Haunt’ the Halls of Central High

Students Prepare to ‘Haunt’ the Halls of Central High

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

With Halloween being right around the corner, students around Central are making preparations for the holiday. They are getting ready by watching scary movies or planning their costumes. Whether students have decided to visit a haunted house, attend a Halloween party, go trick-or-treating, or just pass...

Hey Students, Let’s Discuss Central High-gene

Hey Students, Let’s Discuss Central High-gene

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

As members of the human race we all have five key senses -- sight, sound, touch, taste, and most importantly, smell. Smell was one of the fundamental senses that the hunter-gatherers had to use in order to catch their game. Without a scent to go by, the nomads may have never been able to sniff out their...

Another Year Down

Another Year Down

Preston Fore, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

When I first joined the Central Digest a freshman in the fall of 2016, I would never had imagined the amount of opportunities I would soon receive. I especially would have never fathomed I would be running the program one day, as Editor-in-Chief during both my junior and senior years. This school...

Don’t You Forget About Me

Don’t You Forget About Me

Hannah Walker, Video Editor

May 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

In August of 2016, I walked through the hallway of B-pod in search of of door that had "The Central Digest" written on it in purple and gold. When I finally arrived, I walked in confident that I had found my seventh period class that was titled on my schedule as journalism. Little did I know that over...

The Finish Line

The Finish Line

Kimberly Merfert, Video Reporter

May 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

You know, it is really strange to be saying goodbye to a place I never thought I would leave. Quite frankly, I do not want to. Every student finds themselves wishing the days would go by faster, the days would get shorter, the time would come quicker . . . I have learned the hard way that wishful thinking...

So Long, Farewell

So Long, Farewell

Madi Blackburn, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Some say that the only constant in life is change. I would say that this is mostly true, although this does not make change any easier, nor does it lessen the pain of goodbyes. This season of my life is one of transition, from the high school I have grown to love, to the college that I will attend. Although...

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