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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

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...

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...

CENTRAL WELCOMES NEW SPANISH INTERPRETER JOICE CECILIO -- New Spanish-Interpreter Joice Cecilio working in her office, room D108.

Central Welcomes New Spanish Interpreter, Joice Cecilio

Maddox Tucker, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

Central High School is welcoming new Spanish Interpreter, Joice Cecilio (Johnson), to the Central Staff. Cecilio will be working here at Central on Thursdays in room D108 while also working at Harrison...

CENTRALS INFLUENCER CLUB HOSTS SCHOOL WIDE CLOTHING DRIVE -- Donation bins located in the front of the building, donated by the Samaritan Center.

Central’s Influencer Club Hosts School Wide Clothing Drive

Meryl Turner, Columnist November 21, 2022

The transition of the seasons from Autumn to Winter has begun, motivating Central students to spread holiday cheer. Central's very own Influencer Club has stepped up by organizing a school wide clothing...

BOYS BASKETBALL PREPARES FOR UPCOMING 2022-2023 SEASON -- The 2021-2022 Boys Basketball team forms a team huddle.

Boys Basketball Prepares for Upcoming 2022-2023 Season

Dariah Bradley, Staff Writer November 21, 2022

The Central Pounders Boy's Basketball Team is quickly coming to a start. The team lost some good players from last year, as they are off at college now; however, the team will not be letting that stop...

POSITIVITY CLUB HOSTS WINTER DOOR CONTEST- Nikki Broussard pictured working on decorating her door for the winter door contest.

Positivity Club Hosts Winter Door Contest

Alyssa Fax, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

It is officially the holiday season; where lights deck the halls of every house, and the sky looms over with the threat of snowfall. The season of winter clothes zipped to your chin and cold breath permeates...

THE FILM AND RURITEEN CLUB CONDUCT A CAMPUS BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT- Pictured above are students and volunteers planting new trees to help beautify the front of Central High School.

The Film and Ruriteen Club Conduct a Campus Beautification Project

Melina Barros, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

On Saturday, November 5th, Central High's Ruriteen and Film Club completed a beautification project at Central with the help of Bayside Baptist Church members. The clubs planted trees in front of the school,...

CENTRAL SENIOR, MACKENZIE FARNER, REPRESENTS CENTRAL AS COMPETITIVE SWIMMER -- Senior MacKenzie Farner swimming butterfly at a summer dual meet.

Central Senior, MacKenzie Farner, represents Central as Competitive Swimmer

Maddox Tucker, Staff Writer November 15, 2022

High schools across Hamilton county feature a sport you may not have heard of, competitive swimming. Schools like Baylor, McCallie or GPS, East Hamilton, and Ooltewah all have teams, while Central doesn't...

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