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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

POLITICS HAVE BECOME EVEN MORE POLARIZED -- (Left to Right) Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump, have served as great leaders of the United States, yet sides fail to agree with the other.

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

Preston Fore, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2018

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....

TIS THE SEASON OF GIVING -- Lexi Fortune is promoting the Chattanooga Food Bank.

‘Tis The Season Of Giving

Dylan Muccino, Staff Writer November 19, 2018

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...

EDITORIAL: IS VAPING AN ISSUE IN HAMILTON COUNTY SCHOOLS? ---
A vaper holding up a popular brand of vape called a Juul.

Editorial: Is Vaping an Issue in Hamilton County Schools?

Kirstin Langton, Staff Writer November 6, 2018

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...

STUDENTS ARE GETTING SPOOKY AT CENTRAL HIGH  -- Meghan Duncan and Maggie Watts pose for a picture in their favorite Halloween costumes.

Students Prepare to ‘Haunt’ the Halls of Central High

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer October 29, 2018

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...

HEY STUDENTS, LETS DISCUSS CENTRAL HIGH-GENE -- Josh Thomas and Abby Parks express visible disgusts as they hold rancid socks.

Hey Students, Let’s Discuss Central High-giene

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer October 3, 2018

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...

CENTRAL DIGEST 2017-2018 -- This years staff has been one to remember.

Another Year Down

Preston Fore, Editor-in-Chief May 22, 2018

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...

IN THE BEGINNING -- I never knew that nine months from this day I would be so sad to leave. I love you guys bunches.

Don’t You Forget About Me

Hannah Walker, Video Editor May 13, 2018

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...

THE FINISH LINE -- The last group shot of the Digests five seniors. We are family.

The Finish Line

Kimberly Merfert, Video Reporter May 13, 2018

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...

SO LONG, FAREWELL-- Members of Journalism pose during the annual Indigestion Awards.

So Long, Farewell

Madi Blackburn, Staff Writer May 10, 2018

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...

HELLO, GOODBYE -- My final picture with the rest of the seniors in the Central Digest.

Hello, Goodbye.

John Britt, Staff Writer May 10, 2018

Joining the Digest was a sort of unique journey for me. I never really joined any clubs, nor do I hold any sort of high commitment to most activities. However, due to me being good friends with the Editor-in-Chief,...