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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

The Sun has Set on the 2020-21 School Year; We Will be Back in August

The Sun has Set on the 2020-21 School Year; We Will be Back in August

Sarah Katheron Latham, Copy Editor May 22, 2021

The 2020-21 school year has been an interesting year; a year like no other.  It is finally over for us at the Central Digest, and we will be taking a much needed break until August. Come back to see...

CENTRAL RECEIVES GRANT TO EXPAND PIANO LAB AND ADD MUSIC LIBRARY -- The new Central High School piano lab now contains 20 student pianos and one teacher piano.

Central Receives Grants to Expand Piano Lab and Add Music Library

Mackenzie Farner, Staff Writer May 12, 2021

The Central High School piano lab has received some very exciting new additions that grow the already impressive piano lab. In September 2020, Katheron Latham, who teaches the piano lab and teaches...

TWO CENTRAL STUDENTS ARE FIRST IN COUNTY TO EARN GREEN CERTIFICATION -- Amaya Landess-Feldman and Cruz Johnson have earned recognition for learning about renewable energy and efficiency.

Two Central Students Are First in County to Earn Green Energy Certification

Haroun Ghazi and Sarah Katheron Latham May 8, 2021

Two of Central's Future Ready students have been certified in green energy: Sophomores Amaya Landess-Feldman and Cruz Johnson.  The students spent months studying various methods of green energy and recently...

SOPHOMORE SARAH KATHERON LATHAM NAMED DISTRICT RURITEEN OF THE YEAR -- Latham is honored with a plaque for the 2020 Ruriteen of the Year award.

Sophomore Sarah Katheron Latham Named District Ruriteen of the Year

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer May 5, 2021

Sarah Katheron Latham joined the Ruriteen club as a freshman. This year, she serves as the President of the organization. The Central High Ruriteen club is a community service organization which serves...

A LOOK AT SENIOR DAY AND CLASS NIGHT -- (2020)Cassandra Castillo is honored with a scholarship at Class Night

A Look at Senior Day and Class Night

Brandon Williams, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

Last year's seniors experienced a less than normal end of their high school career, but the class of 2021 hoped that the same would not happen to them. Central's Senior Day/Class Night is currently scheduled...

Grayson Catlett explores Pennsylvania with his mother, Susan Cattlett, including the Philadelphia Art Museum.

Grayson Catlett Receives Full Scholarship to the University of Pennsylvania Through QuestBridge

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

QuestBridge is a program, whose mission is to connect talented high school students coming from low-income backgrounds or first-generation college students, those who will be the first in their family...

DIGEST NAMED NATIONAL WEBSITE OF DISTINCTION -- The Central Digest staff pictured with their awards. Blake Catlett, a 4-year staff member, is holding the plaque in front.

Central Digest Earns SNO Distinguished Site Status for Fifth Year in a Row

Blake Catlett, Editor April 16, 2021

Since the 2016-17 school year, the Central Digest has worked towards earning School Newspapers Online's (SNO) Distinguished site status, and the staff looked to continue this streak. This school year has...

CENTRALS LONG HISTORY OF STUDENT INVOLVEMENT -- CHS bookstore and usher armbands sit in a display case honoring Centrals past.

Central’s Rich History of Student Involvement Encourages the Return of Clubs and Student Aides

Sarah Katheron Latham, Assistant Editor April 1, 2021

Attention, Central Alumni! Do you remember the armbands the ushers and bank staff would wear? Do you remember being on a staff (bank, bookstore, library, office, guidance) and investing in your school? During...

2021 WILL HAVE A TALENT SHOW-- On March 13, 2020, Central held its annual talent show. This day was especially momentous because it marked the last day that students were at school in person before Coronavirus prompted school closures.

Central’s Annual Talent Show is Set to Continue

Zoey Greene, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

Last year, the Central High School Talent Show took place on March 13 which was the last day of normalcy within the school building. No one knew at the time what would come, and no one knew that it would...

CENTRAL INTRODUCE LEARNING LABS -- The daily schedule for learning labs shows which teachers will be helping with each subject each day.

Central Students Have Been Given the Option for Learning Labs

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

Success Learning Labs are being offered to provide additional time and support for students who wish to improve their grades, and it ensures that students stay on track for graduation. Currently, the labs...