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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

EMPTY BLEACHERS -- The empty bleachers are a sign of no school spirit.

Editorial: Ticket Prices, Lack of Rivalry Hurting School Spirit

Samantha Scott, Staff Writer September 4, 2015

Central Pounder signs, purple and gold apparel, loud and proud cheers - each of these can be found at Central sporting events throughout the year. But do the main supporters of our school's athletics consist...

CHATTANOOGA MEMORIAL ON LEE HIGHWAY HONORS FALLEN SERVICEMEN -- Thousands of flags, banners, and flowers sit in front of the Armed Forces Career at a town-made memorial for the five fallen servicemen.

Editorial: Summer’s Tragedies Touched Central Students, Too

Shelby Campbell, Photographer August 23, 2015

You hear about shootings and terrorists attacks in the United States or in other countries on the news all the time. You feel hurt and sorrow for the city and for those involved. You never imagine that...

THE AGE OF ADALINE -- This film is a timeless romance starring the beautiful Blake Lively as the titular character.

‘The Age of Adaline’ Scores 4 of 5

Shelby Campbell, Staff Writer May 11, 2015

The Age of Adaline stars Blake Lively as Adaline Bowman, a women born in 1908 who has ceased to age since 1937. It all started after a car crash and an inexplicable near-death experience. Adaline has...

A NEW PERK TO CENTRAL --  Centrals coffee shop in the library helps energize students and teachers all day.

Editorial: The Truth About Coffee

Haley Scarbrough, Staff Writer March 19, 2015

Does your day start with a cup of coffee? For lots of students and teachers, a cup of joe is just a normal part of their daily routine. Many people who drink coffee say that their day is not the same...

SENIORS SLACKING -- (First Row) Cody Cross, Markisha Davis (Second Row) Robert Hudgins, Endiya Rice.

Senioritis: The Epidemic of High School Seniors

Kaleb Blanton, Staff Writer February 23, 2015

According to Wikipedia, senioritis is used to describe the decreased motivation toward studies displayed by students who are nearing the end of their high school careers. Many seniors around Central...

CENTRAL STUDENTS FOCUS ON TIME-- Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted. ~ John Lennon

Extra Hour Column

Shelby Campbell, Staff Writer February 11, 2015

People often find themselves wishing for more time in the day... but to do what? The Central Digest explored this question by asking students and staff what they would do with exactly one extra hour (60...

STUDENTS ENJOYING THE PERIOD SCHEDULE  -- Mrs. Tina Staton is teaching her psychology class.

Editorial: The Central Digest Reviews the Period Schedule

Ursula Santos, Staff Writer February 9, 2015

In the spring of 2014, Central's principal Mr. Finley King decided to switch the upcoming school year to a period schedule. As students heard about the switch, they had mixed feelings about it. When the...

DATE NIGHT -- Haley Scarbrough and Chase Kelly enjoy a night out at one of their favorite restaurants, Sugars Ribs.

Everything You Need To Know For Valentine’s Day

Philip Bonnington, Sports Editor February 5, 2015

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, many people are still looking for a nice date to take their significant other on. Here are some reasonably cheap yet fun dates to take that special someone...

INTO THE WOODS -- Famous fairy tale characters and celebrities come together in one movie.

“Into The Woods” Movie Review

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer January 21, 2015

For those who grew up loving classic fairy tales and Disney sing-alongs, "Into The Woods", directed by Rob Marshell, is a childhood dream come true. This film, adapted from a musical of the same name,...

Editorial: The Flipside of Black Friday Shopping

Yanett Torres, Staff Writer January 8, 2015

Thanksgiving is the time of togetherness. It was first celebrated in the 1630s because of the season's good harvest and has continued to grow since. In the past, there were days of fasting following the...