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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest


JROTC Hosts Their Annual Military Ball

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

On February 24, The JROTC held its annual Military Ball. This ball allows all JROTC or dates of the JROTC cadets to participate in the ball. The theme for the Military Ball was Red Carpet and every male...


A Goodbye to a Good Man

Isabelle Martin, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

The Journalism staff has lost a valuable member. Mr. Greg Cantrell, our beloved teacher, and leader of the Central Digest has left Central High School after eleven years of teaching. Cantrell is now...

CENTRAL HONORS EIGHT VARSITY ATHLETES AT SIGNING DAY CELEBRATION -- Coach Jones and the eight varsity athletes who were honored at the signing day celebration.

Central High School Honors Eight Varsity Athletes at Signing Day Celebration

Maddox Tucker, Staff Writer February 15, 2023

On February 2, 2023 nine senior athletes participated in signing day celebrations, where they were recognized for achievements both on and off the field, and a few had the opportunity to sign national...


Valentine Lolli-Grams On Sale Starting February 9th

Ashleigh Vaughn, Staff Writer February 10, 2023

Love is in the air at Central High. To most people, February is known as the month of love. People give gifts on February, 14 to not only their significant other but also to their friends and those they...

HOW TO MAKE 2023 THE BEST YEAR YET- Columnist Meryl Turner shares her input on how to make 2023 a successful year!

Meryl’s Minute: How to Make 2023 the Best Year Yet

Meryl Turner, Columnist February 6, 2023

Happy new year everyone! I have created a strategy to make 2023 far more enjoyable and productive than any other year. No, it's not by making a New Year's resolution. The whole idea of New Year's resolutions...

In Defense of Teachers

In Defense of Teachers

Isabelle Martin, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

When I first started talking to teachers their experiences as educators, I was expecting something completely different. I expected a few reports of kids calling a teacher a bad word, and a few stories...

ALL ABOARD: MR. FOMBY FISHING EXPEDITION- Pictured above is Centrals very own Gary Fomby holding a couple slabs.

All Aboard: Mr. Fomby Fishing Expedition

Alyssa Fax, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

The open waters warble endlessly out, a boat drives forward through a blur of scenery, and on this boat is Mr. Gary Fomby, biology teacher here at Central. He has been a part of the fishing scene since...


Pounder Profile: Wrestling Star Randall Gray

Miracle Strickland, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

This season, the wrestling team has had a great start to their 2022-2023 season. They have had matches since the beginning of November till now, about every Thursday and Saturday. This season has been...

CENTRAL TAKES A LOOK INTO DR. MARTIN LUTHER KINGS DREAM TODAY- King waving to the crowd in Washington D.C. after giving one of his famous speeches.

Central High Takes a Look into Dr. Martin Luther King’s Dream Today

Ashleigh Vaughn, Staff Writer January 20, 2023

Central High School is known for its very diverse student body. If it weren’t for the sacrifices American heroes made during the Civil Rights Movement, this would not be possible. One of the most recognizable...

Meryls Minute: Holiday Gift Guide 2022

Meryl’s Minute: Holiday Gift Guide 2022

Meryl Turner, Columnist December 18, 2022

As the holiday season approaches, people decorate their houses, spend time with family, and do traditions for whatever holiday they celebrate. As someone whose love language is giving-gifts, (you can...

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