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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

MERYLS MINUTE: DOES THE EARLY BIRD REALLY GET THE WORM?- Meryl Turner shares her and other students opinions on school start time.

Meryl’s Minute: Does the Early Bird Really Get the Worm?

Meryl Turner, Columnist September 20, 2022

Do you ever just sit on the edge of your bed in the morning and stare into space, thinking about how much you don't want to get up yet? Just me? Oh well. However, I know for a fact I'm not the only...

POUNDER PROFILE: MCKENLEY BACON -- Senior Mckenley Bacon, who plays defensive end and guard.

Pounder Profile: Senior Mckenley Bacon

Dariah Bradley, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

The pounders football team recently won against The Hixson Wildcats 34-16. Now the Purple and Gold are preparing to travel to Red Bank for another game on Friday, September 16. The Pounders have only lost...

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL HAS BEEN NAMED A LEVEL 5 SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE- Principal Iannarone announcing Centrals recognization as a level 5 school to the student body.

Central High School Has Been Named a Level 5 School of Excellence

Alyssa Fax, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

The hard work by Central students and staff has paid off. Central High School was listed as a "Level 5" school for the first time in its history. This is a great honor that Central is ecstatic to be receiving....

RAYN GLOVER AND SARAH KATHERON LATHAM ARE NAMED CENTRAL HIGHS CARSON SCHOLARS- Senior Rayn Glover (Left), and senior Sarah Katheron Latham (Right) pictured together.

Rayn Glover and Sarah Katheron Latham are Named Central High’s Carson Scholars

Maddox Tucker, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

Two of Central High School's seniors received the Carson Scholarship Award in May of 2022. Founded in 1994 by Dr.Ben Carson and his wife Candy, the Carson Scholarship Award is a high honor. Receiving...

CENTRAL FOOTBALL SECURES WIN AGAINST SODDY DAISY -- Senior, Donovan Smith, running the ball down the line.

Central Football Secures Win Against Soddy Daisy

Keaton Hesson, Sports Writer September 9, 2022

Coming off of a terrible loss from last week's game against Franklin county's inexorable offense, the Pounders held their ground and took a district game against Soddy Daisy High School. Game by game,...

THE PERFORMING ARTS LEAGUE DONATES $1,000 TO THE PIANO LAB- Centrals piano lab teacher, Mrs. Latham, being presented with the $1,000 donation from the Performing Arts League.

The Performing Arts League Donates $1,000 to the Piano Lab

Melina Barros, Staff Writer September 8, 2022

Central High School has received many donations over the years for the school. A new one being $1,000 donation from the Performing Arts League. This league is a non-profit organization located in downtown...

THE BUSY LIFE OF A  STUDENT -- Junior, Hannah Farmer, works at J.C. Penney  at Hamilton Place Mall.

Students Juggles Busy Work Schedules And Academic Requirements

Maddox Tucker, Staff Writer September 6, 2022

Having a job and returning to classes can be a challenge for even the most organized of students. Working night shifts, getting home at midnight, doing homework, and finally falling into bed at 1 a.m,...

THE U.S. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MAKES A CHANGE TO SCHOOL LUNCHES- The Central High School lunch line has some new changes that are being made.

The U.S. Federal Government Makes a Change to School Lunches

Miracle Strickland, Staff Writer September 6, 2022

Some changes have been made at Chattanooga Central High School this up becoming 2022-2023 school year. One major change has been students have to pay three dollars for their previously free school lunch. "With...

TEACHER BY DAY, ARTIST BY NIGHT -- Mr. Osterberg working inside his new classroom.

Mr. Justin Osterberg: Teacher by Day, Artist by Night

Meryl Turner, Columnist September 2, 2022

Those at Central High School are overjoyed to have welcomed Justin Osterberg into the school's faculty. The majority of Osterberg's day is spent teaching World History and Geography to freshmen. He also...

FOOTBALL TAKES LOSS TO FRANKLIN COUNTY -- Sophomore, Ronye Watson finding open field

Football Takes Loss to Franklin County

Keaton Hesson, Sports Writer September 2, 2022

Following an exceptional start to the season with a win over Campbell County, the Pounders fought hard through 4 quarters, but came up short to the now   2-0 5A school, Franklin County High School. ...

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