The Central Digest

  • Book club meeting will be moved to Wed., Jan. 23 in B108. See Ms. White for information.

  • Talk to a National Honor Society member Mon., Wed., or Fri. during lunch to donate in support of Erlanger Oncology Jan. 16-31.

Students Work With tnAchieves Program to Ensure Tennessee Promise’s Tuition-Free Community College

Students Work With tnAchieves Program to Ensure Tennessee Promise’s Tuition-Free Community College

Baylee Ellis, Video Editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

tnAchieves is a non-profit organization working in partnership with the Tennessee Promise before students head off to college. This organization works with seniors as they complete community service, attend mandatory meetings, complete the FASFA, and work with a mentor. tnAchieves started in 2008 as “KnoxAch...

‘Hair Wanted’: Cotreau’s ‘Fur’ensic Class Analyzes Various Types of Fibers

‘Hair Wanted’: Cotreau’s ‘Fur’ensic Class Analyzes Various Types of Fibers

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer

December 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Forensics is a class where students study criminal investigation and procedures. They get the opportunity to learn about criminal evidence, life after death, and analyze the details of a multitude of complex criminal cases. With such deranged acts of violence being discussed and sophisticated investigation...

SkillsUSA Sells D’Lite Suckers to Help Raise Funds for Upcoming Competitions

SkillsUSA Sells D’Lite Suckers to Help Raise Funds for Upcoming Competitions

Blake Catlett, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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SkillsUSA is a program here at Central that gives students the opportunity to practice, participate, and even compete in several different fields. It is a program with many participating students, but it often runs short on funds during the year. To combat this problem, Keith Bright, the SkillsUSA sponsor...

Central High School Bands Display Abundant Talent in Multiple Environments

Central High School Bands Display Abundant Talent in Multiple Environments

Matthew Davis, Assistant Editor

November 27, 2018


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The Central High School band is one of the most rigorous groups in the school. Hosting three separate groups, the marching, concert, and jazz bands, gives Central a unique opportunity for students. With the surplus of groups available, band students are very busy performing to show off their skills. The...

Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics Class Embarks on Trip to Southern Champion Tray

Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics Class Embarks on Trip to Southern Champion Tray

Sam Helmholtz, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


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For most people, the boxes that your fast food and store-bought cakes are delivered in pose no second thoughts of what went into creating them. For Southern Champion Tray, however, this is their job; they design and manufacture many of the cardboard boxes and containers that your food is presented in....

The National Honor Society’s Mentorship Program Aspires to Help Freshman Adjust to High School

The National Honor Society’s Mentorship Program Aspires to Help Freshman Adjust to High School

Jack Graham, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


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The National Honor Society has created a mentorship program to help facilitate freshmen as they adjust to high school. In this newly formed program, freshmen are paired up with a senior each Friday for directed studies. The seniors volunteer to give them advice in exchange for volunteer hours. “The...

AP Government Field Trip Takes Students Inside Federal Court Sentencing

AP Government Field Trip Takes Students Inside Federal Court Sentencing

Preston Fore, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2018


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A big part about learning about government and democracy is seeing it in action, and that is exactly what the AP U.S. Government and Politics students had the opportunity to do. This past Monday, November 8, the class took a field trip to the United States District Court for the District of Eastern Tennessee,...

Seniors Elect the Class of 2019 Officers

Seniors Elect the Class of 2019 Officers

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

In different branches of society we have leaders to keep order and stand as a platform for the people. The masses choose select applicants that can best represent their beliefs and the community as a whole. These leaders are ultimately elected by the public due to their own knowledge and intuition of...

Powderpuff Game Canceled Due to Lack of Participation

Powderpuff Game Canceled Due to Lack of Participation

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Powderpuff games have always been a tradition at Central High, but for the first time in many years it has been canceled due to the lack of participation. Over the years, the anticipation to become upperclassmen is high. Students are eager to become juniors and seniors mainly because of the upperclassmen...

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