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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

MIDWAY THROUGH EOC TESTING, POUNDERS FINISH SEMESTER ON TESTING SCHEDULE -- The Fall EOC schedule is posted in the hallway for students.

Midway Through EOC Testing, Pounders Finish Semester on Testing Schedule

Tyson Dean and Sarah Katheron Latham December 6, 2021

Once again, it is about that time of year where Central partakes in EOC testing. EOC stands for End Of Course testing and is required for many states in the U.S.  In Tennessee, several subjects are required...

CENTRAL POUNDERS DEFEAT RED BANK LIONS

Central Girls Basketball Defeat Rival Lady Lions

Amber Burchfield, Staff Writer December 6, 2021

The Central girls basketball team started off strong during the first game of the season with a win. The team then played Notre Dame High School on Monday, November 29. Central played well, but took a...

2022 GRADUATION IS SET FOR MAY 17 AT FINELY STADIUM --  Centrals 2021  graduation was held at Central Memorial Stadium.

2022 Graduation is Set for Tuesday, May 17th at Finley Stadium

Kendra Jones, Staff Writer December 3, 2021

For the first time ever, Central High School's graduation will be held at Findley Stadium in downtown Chattanooga, according to an announcement by Hamilton County Schools. The Central Class of 2022...

NEW DRESS CODE ENFORCEMENT POLICY PROMPTS VARYING RESPONSES FROM TEACHERS AND STUDENTS -- The Central dress code consists of khaki pants, grade level colored polo, and school colored and approved outerwear.

New Dress Code Enforcement Policy Prompts Varying Opinions From Students and Teachers

Sarah Katheron Latham, Copy Editor December 2, 2021

A new dress code enforcement policy at Central has been likened to speeding and traffic lights enforced by camera.  It has been referred to as "majoring on the minor," considering dress code one of the...

CENTRAL COMES IN FIRST PLACE AT RAIDERS COMPETITION -- The Raiders team posing with their first place trophy on competition day.

Central Comes In First Place at Raiders Competition

Carmen Breitenbach, Columnist December 1, 2021

Central High School has a variety of different clubs, organizations, and extracurricular activities. Our JROTC program is a class students can choose to participate in and students from all grades are...

(file photo) -- Coach Kantonio Davis talks to his team during a timeout.

A Look Into the 2021-2022 Boys Basketball Season

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer December 1, 2021

As the fall sports come to an end, it is time for the winter sports to begin, including boys basketball. Boys basketball have had tryouts and have also began practicing for their upcoming season. This...

CENTRAL FOOTBALL FINISHES REGULAR SEASON STRONG WITH A WIN AGAINST EAST RIDGE BUT LOSES IN THE FIRST ROUND OF PLAYOFFS -- Michael Watson runs the ball into the end zone against East Ridge.

Central Football Finishes Regular Season Strong with Win Against East Ridge but Loses in the First Round of Playoffs

Karleigh Schwarzl, Editor-In-Chief November 30, 2021

On Friday, October 9 the Central Pounders hosted the East Ridge Pioneers at Central War Memorial Stadium. This game was senior night for the Pounders. Going into the game the Pounders were determined....

CENTRAL ALUMNI ERIC STITTS DESCRIBES THE LASTING IMPACT CENTRAL HAS ON HIS LIFE -- Eric Stitts stands in front of First Baptist Daytona Beach where he currently serves as Senior Pastor.

Central Alumni Eric Stitts Describes the Lasting Impact Central Has on His Life

Sarah Katheron Latham, Copy Editor November 24, 2021

High School is to be used as a launching pad to whatever students are called to be. This education and community helps students to reach their fullest potential and change the world.  These statements...

LOOKING BACK: THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER

Looking Back: Central Beats City 21-8 in 1961; First Game Against Rivals Since 1950

Meryl Turner, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

45 years ago... Nov. 1976: JUNIOR-SENIOR CANDY SALE KICK-OFF SET FOR NOVEMBER 4-19 Junior and Senior class officers taste-tested many different kinds of candy to find out which would be the most...

COACH JONES, SEVEN FOOTBALL POUNDERS NAMED TO TENNESSEE EAST-WEST ALL-STAR GAME -- The eleven senior football players pictured with Coach Curt Jones.

Coach Jones, Seven Football Pounders Named to Tennessee East-West All-Star Game

Luke Keown, Sports Editor, Columnist November 22, 2021

The 2021 playoff run is in the books for Central and though the Pounders came up short of their ultimate goal- a state championship- their campaign is widely regarded as a success. This season, the Pounders...