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Central Students Express Their Concerns About School Shootings

Central Students Express Their Concerns About School Shootings

Airicka Richardson, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

School shootings have become a nationwide concern, as they have recently been increasing in numbers. There have been many reasons as to why people think they occur, but it seems that the main causes are mental health issues, seeking morbid recognition, and having a troubled childhood. "Most of the...

Senior Will and Prophecy Tradition is Taken Away Due to Prior Incidents of Bullying

Senior Will and Prophecy Tradition is Taken Away Due to Prior Incidents of Bullying

Meghan Duncan, Sports Editor

May 16, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

After the start of the school year, many students have certain things that they are looking forward to. For some people, it could be the homecoming court, or it could be Friday Night Lights every week. However, for many of the seniors, they are just waiting for the moment they walk across the stage. ...

The End of an Era

The End of an Era

Preston Fore, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

On my very first day of school at Central High School, I was a scared, timid freshman wearing a purple collared shirt with unkempt hair and braces. I remember sitting in my first class period of high school in B-109 with Mr. Gregory Cantrell. Little did I know this class would eventually become the best...

What a Wonderful School, Central High

What a Wonderful School, Central High

Matthew Davis, Assistant Editor

May 8, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Thinking back to eighth grade, I remember my best friend telling me about this amazing group that she was a part of. She would tell me how she got to explore her passion for writing all day, along with doing endless amounts of fun events. This organization was the Central Digest, and this friend was...

thank u, next

thank u, next

Jake Johns, Copy Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Even though the title of the editorial seems like a bitter goodbye, it is actually bittersweet and filled with so much emotion. Throughout my four-year journey on the Central Digest, I have gained so many experiences, relationships, and opportunities that I could never imagine. When I first walked...

A Sappy Senior Goodbye

A Sappy Senior Goodbye

Kaylee York, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

I remember the first time I walked into Central High School like it was yesterday. I was so scared and nervous to start high school, but I soon learned that that fear was irrational. I thought I knew what high school was like just by watching all the movies about it, but it turns out, high school is...

Goodbye to Central, Goodbye to the Digest

Goodbye to Central, Goodbye to the Digest

Celisia Snakenberg, Sports Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

This was my second and final year of taking journalism. When I was an incoming freshman, my sister, Jadyn Snakenberg, was a Central Digest staff member. As I was signing up for electives, she recommended taking this class. When I joined the staff, I did not really know what I was getting myself into....

Students and Teachers Wind Down as School Year Comes to a Close

Students and Teachers Wind Down as School Year Comes to a Close

Blake Catlett, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

It is the final quarter of the 2018-2019 school year, and most students and teachers are taking things easy after diligently studying and preparing for their quarterly state testing. Incoming End of Course (EOC) tests are the last major grades that will be entered. After that, there is not much work...

Students Ponder the Rationality Behind Mandatory ‘In God we Trust’ Display in Schools

Students Ponder the Rationality Behind Mandatory ‘In God we Trust’ Display in Schools

DayOnna Carson, Associate Editor

April 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

There are several allusions to religion and Christianity ingrained within America’s government and culture. The most common mention of religion happens to be the country’s national motto: “In God we trust.” Just last year, in 2018, Tennessee’s legislation approved House Bill 2368, which requires...

Editorial: Testing is Having a Negative Impact on Student Success

Editorial: Testing is Having a Negative Impact on Student Success

Baylee Ellis, Video Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

This year at Central, it appears that students are having more testing than they have ever seen before. Testing can be used in many positive ways, and is almost necessary to see how well students are obtaining classroom material. However, testing can be overwhelming at times for students. Some students...

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