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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

SHOULD STUDENTS BE SEGREGATED IN SCHOOL BASED ON ABILITY? -- Alexis Massengale (left) and Matthew Phan (right) show off their contrasting grades.

Should Students be Segregated in School Based on Ability?

Matthew Davis , Assistant Editor January 8, 2019

At Central, students are known to congregate with all classmates. Students and teachers do not separate based on race or gender as commonly done before the twentieth century. In recent years, however,...

COLLEGE: THE GREAT DECISION -- Mrs. Alexander helps many students look at colleges and apply for scholarships.

With College Deadlines Looming, Central Students Have Many Advisors to Turn to for Help

Celisia Snakenberg, Sports Writer December 21, 2018

Many Central High School seniors find themselves struggling to decide whether or not to further their education and attend college. It is important to begin looking at colleges and resolve this decision...

JUST HOW IMPORTANT ARE FINE ARTS? --  The guitar class is just one of the many fine arts classes Central has to offer.

Editorial: Just How Important Are Fine Arts?

Kaylee York, Staff Writer December 7, 2018

Over the years, there have been many heated debates on whether or not fine arts education is beneficial to students in schools. Some people claim that it is too costly and needs to be cut from the curriculum,...

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...

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...

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