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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

BLACK HISTORY MONTH -- Madam C.J. Walker was one of the pioneering figures in black hair care.

The History Behind Black History Month

Mackenzie Farner, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

The annual recognition of black history started in 1926 as a week long celebration by Carter G. Woodson Ph.D. Later on, Woodson realized that there was very little offered in the education system about...

CENTRALS HOLIDAY CHEFS -- Holiday treats await to be the center of enjoyment.

A Look at Central’s Holiday Chefs

Blake Catlett, Editor December 15, 2020

The holidays are now upon us, and whether your holiday season features Christmas trees, dreidels, or Kwanzaa candles, one thing can unite us all during this season of giving: good food. Home-cooked...

HOW WILL THANKSGIVING LOOK THIS YEAR? -- Hamilton County Schools will be closed for the entire week of Thanksgiving, instead of the usual three-day break.

Editorial: Is Thanksgiving Going to be Different This Year?

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

For some people, Thanksgiving might look a little bit different this year because of COVID-19. Here is a look on how some teachers at Central feel about the upcoming holiday. Joseph Parrott teaches...

THE CASE OF ZOOM FATIGUE -- Science teacher Christina Cotreau teaching in-person students and at-home students through Zoom.

Editorial: Is Zoom Fatigue Real?

Kendra Jones, Staff Writer October 21, 2020

Due to COVID-19, many students have chosen to attend school online. For most, this is the first time they have had to regularly attend online meetings on platforms like Zoom. Like most things in life,...

UNCERTAINTY IS CERTAIN, SO KEEP LOOKING FORWARD -- Students in Mr. Fletchers fourth period class scratch their heads in confusion.

Uncertainty is Certain, so Keep Looking Forward

Sarah Katheron Latham, Assistant Editor August 26, 2020

"I have confidence in sunshine.  I have confidence in rain.  I have confidence that spring will come again. And besides what you see, I have confidence in me," sings Maria in the Sound of Music during...

BITTERSWEET BEGINNINGS -- From left to right: DayOnna Carson, Danae Wnuk, Abby Young, and Cassandra Castillo enjoy a Powderpuff game as sophomores.

Bittersweet Beginnings

DayOnna Carson, Editor in Chief May 9, 2020

Who would have thought that my final story— not my first— would be the hardest to write? Outside of class, I would spend most of my time each week working on assignments, if not thinking about the...

ONTO MY NEXT STORY -- A bitter-sweet farewell to Central High and the Digest.

Onto My Next Story

Cassandra Castillo, Copy Editor May 8, 2020

As part of the class of 2020, my precious time in high school was cut short; however, I believe I made the best out of those four years at Central. I participated in activities and clubs that allowed me...

THE HIGH SCHOOL DREAM — (From left to right) Seniors Tyler Mullins, James Ortiz, DayOnna Carson, Danae Wnuk, Jaheim Williams, Abby Young, Cassandra Castillo, and Patrick Quinn, holding thumbs-up, pose for a picture after being named senior superlatives.

The High School Dream

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer May 8, 2020

When I first came to Central as a freshman, I saw high school as a road to get my diploma and nothing more. I was never that interested in the romanticized high school dream that a lot of my peers were...

THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD -- It will be hard to say goodbye, but I am excited for my next journey.

The Long and Winding Road

Abby Young, Staff Writer May 7, 2020

This is definitely a hard story for me to write, as goodbyes are always difficult. My last story for the Central Digest is not something I have given too much thought to during my high school career; I...

THE YEARS START COMING AND THEY DONT STOP COMING -- Three journalism students (Left to right: Abby Young, Danae Wnuk, Jaheim Williams) stand in the hallway.

The Years Start Coming and They Don’t Stop Coming

Danae Wnuk, Staff Writer May 6, 2020

There are many pathways we take in life, and depending on the choices we make, these pathways can be reformed, altered, or completely destroyed. Since the first day that I entered high school my mind has...

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