The Central Digest

  • Book club meeting will be moved to Wed., Jan. 23 in B108. See Ms. White for information.

  • Talk to a National Honor Society member Mon., Wed., or Fri. during lunch to donate in support of Erlanger Oncology Jan. 16-31.

Editorial: The Secret Behind Maintaining A+ Grades

Editorial: The Secret Behind Maintaining A+ Grades

Kimberly Merfert, Staff Writer/Video Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Through the elongated, never-ending countdown to the end of the school year, students of all ages power through seven classes, five days a week in hopes of making the days pass by faster than humanly possible. High school students are responsible for retaining 180 days worth of knowledge in 50 minute...

Editorial: With Lack of Space for Large Events and Fine Arts Department, a New Gymnasium Could Benefit All

Editorial: With Lack of Space for Large Events and Fine Arts Department, a New Gymnasium Could Benefit All

Jacob Johns, Business Manager

February 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Central High School has been in dear need of repairs for many years. With a continuing increase in growth from five feeder schools, to some classes being forced to be held in portables, Central needs some improvement. While recently many students have been passionately advocating for a new track,...

Editorial: Early in His Presidency, Trump Sets the Tone for the Next Four Years

Editorial: Early in His Presidency, Trump Sets the Tone for the Next Four Years

Shelby Campbell, Copy Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

It is striking to see the undefined, amorphous, and rebellious spirit that so much of this country has displayed go untouched by the Trump administration. During the election, political leaders did not voice their opinions, people were in shock, and everyone seemed to have this "every man for himself"...

Editorial: With Little Experience in Education, DeVos is the Wrong Choice for Leading America’s Schools

Editorial: With Little Experience in Education, DeVos is the Wrong Choice for Leading America’s Schools

Preston Fore, Assistant Editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Nearly 90% of America's students attend some form of public school. As guaranteed under the 14th Amendment to the Constitution, every child has the opportunity to a sufficient education. However, as many know, our education system has many flaws that need solutions, mainly the lack of funding, opportu...

Editorial: Though Progress Has Been Made, Dr. King’s Dream Should Still Influence.

Editorial: Though Progress Has Been Made, Dr. King’s Dream Should Still Influence.

Brittney Hoang, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

"I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed - we hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal." -Martin Luther King Junior. 49 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated at the age of 39. Although his life was...

Central’s Students Create New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

Central’s Students Create New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

DayOnna Carson, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

The students and faculty here at Central have decided to commit to various goals in the upcoming year. Most of our school population's resolves are common, such as getting higher grades, having fun, and being a more outgoing individual. On the flip side, some students decided to commit to something different...

Editorial: Words To Describe Central By Central Students!

Editorial: Words To Describe Central By Central Students!

Zeena Whayeb, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Ever looked for words to describe Central or ever wondered what Central High is like? As students described Central, different opinions came into view. Some students picked "content" as their word. "I find Central content because it provides what schools are supposed to provide for students...

Central Students ‘Deck The Halls’ This Holiday Season

Central Students ‘Deck The Halls’ This Holiday Season

Savannah Smith, Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

George Matthew Adams once said, “Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first." Central students are channeling this statement as they spread Christmas cheer this holiday season.  Some student organizations at Central have decided to...

Editorial: Studying is the Answer to Good Midterm Grades

Editorial: Studying is the Answer to Good Midterm Grades

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Over the course of a students time in high school, they are faced with a number of important exams, such as the ACT, SAT, and EOC's. However, no one ever talks about midterms, which are tests that affect grades just as heavily as those other exams. This semester, midterms count for 20 percent of students...

Students Felt the Effects of Smoke Hanging Thick in the Air in the Wake of Wildfires Across the Southeast

Students Felt the Effects of Smoke Hanging Thick in the Air in the Wake of Wildfires Across the Southeast

Shelby Campbell, Copy Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase

Over the course of 2016, over 40,000 acres of forest and land in Tennessee alone has been burned due to the excessive number of forest fires the state has seen this year. Due to such a severe drought, the land was easily set aflame and not-so-easily extinguished. The state of November has proven to be...

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