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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

 CENTRALS RAPIDLY GROWING MAJORETTE TEAM SHOWS THEIR AMBITION --  Corielle Wimberly leads the Majorettes in the football game against Hixson.

Central’s Rapidly Growing Majorette Team Shows Their Ambition

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer October 30, 2019

Here at Central, students participate in a wide array of extracurricular activities, outside of their required hours in school. These activities build great social, relationship, and leadership skills...

Central Showcases its Musical Fortes at The Annual Choral Festival

Central Showcases its Musical Fortes at The Annual Choral Festival

Abby Young, Staff Writer October 23, 2019

Every year, Central's choir has the opportunity to show off their abundant talent in The Hamilton County High School Choral Festival. The festival has been in place for eight years, and each year the choir...

CENTRAL HIGH OBSERVES A DWINDLING STUDENT BODY - - Central has seen an even lower population of students in accordance to the previous school year.

Central High School Observes a Dwindling Student Body

Danae Wnuk, Staff Writer October 21, 2019

The most recent demographic report on Central High School's student populace reveals that the population has regressed significantly. The 2019-2020 census recorded 831 attending students -a ratio of 455...

CENTRAL SENIORS TOUR THE UTC CAMPUS -- Seniors were invited on a field trip to tour the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga campus.

Central Seniors Tour the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Campus

Danae Wnuk, Staff Writer October 5, 2019

Central's seniors are working hard towards their graduation in 2020. In order to graduate, students must complete their senior project, which includes applying for at least one college. If students are...

ALEJANDRO SALAZAR PARTICIPATES IN U.S. ARMY BASIC TRAINING -- Alejandro Salazar begins his journey to becoming a trained U.S. Army soldier.

Alejandro Salazar Participates in U.S. Army Basic Combat Training

Baylee Ellis, Staff Writer September 30, 2019

Over the summer, one of Central's own, Senior Alejandro Salazar, participated in the United States Army Basic Combat Training. Basic Combat Training is the introduction to the United States Army; it trains...

COLLEGE WEEK GETS STUDENTS EXCITED ABOUT THEIR FUTURES -- The UTC mascot, representing the Chattanooga Mocs, gets the crowd pumped for the pep rally.

College Week Gets Students Excited About Their Futures

Baylee Ellis, Staff Writer September 26, 2019

College week is designed to get Central High students excited about furthering their education after graduation. Principal Phil Iannarone read aloud a fact about college every day of the week. For example,...

FRESHMEN CLASS OFFICERS ADVOCATE FOR A GREAT 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR - - President Makayla Billips, Vice President Raven Francois, and Secretary Carson Simms plan to work together to make their freshman year memorable.

Freshmen Class Officers Advocate For a Great 2019-2020 School Year

Cassandra Castillo, Copy Editor September 19, 2019

Central recently held its annual class elections for the 2019-2020 school year; upperclassmen voted for their representatives on August 30, while the underclassmen held theirs on September 6 in the gym....

SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS HOPE TO INSTILL MOTIVATION IN THEIR PEERS — The sophomore class officers, pictured from left to right, are President Jack Graham, Vice President Jessica Foster, and Secretary Sydney Stone, and they have big plans for the 2019-2020 school year.

Sophomore Class Officers Hope to Instill Motivation in Their Peers

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer September 19, 2019

In the bustling era of the internet and social media, it seems like everything is a competition. Many teens today are mainly concerned about how many likes they can get on a post rather than pondering...

THE JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS PLAN FOR A YEAR OF POUNDER PRIDE -- The 2019-2020 Junior class officers are depicted above. From left to right is Vice President Ariya McGhee, President Destiny Smith, and Secretary Zoey Greene.

The Junior Class Officers Plan for a Year of Pounder Pride

Danae Wnuk, Staff Writer September 17, 2019

The 2019-2020 junior class officers have been elected, and they plan to lead their class with school spirit. This year's junior president is Destiny Smith. Smith has plans to work with her associate...

2019-2020 SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS ASPIRE TO CREATE AN UNFORGETTABLE LAST YEAR -- The senior class officers are pictured from left to right: President Janai Blakemore, Vice President Milly Garner, Secretary Allie Collins, and Treasurer DayOnna Carson.

Senior Class Officers Aspire to Create an Unforgettable Last Year

Abby Young, Staff Writer September 17, 2019

As the new school year begins, new class officers are elected for each grade. Even though these leaders are important to each class, it is especially critical for seniors to have suitable class officers...