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.

  • Robotics and SkillsUSA pictures will be held on Thurs., Jan. 17 in Bright's classroom.

  • There will be a prom committee meeting for juniors on Wed., Jan. 16 in E103.

9/11 Tragedy Hits Close to Home for Foreign Exchange Student Nina Rodrigues

9/11 Tragedy Hits Close to Home for Foreign Exchange Student Nina Rodrigues

Shelby Campbell, Staff Writer

September 23, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

13 years ago on September 11, 2001, tragedy struck the United States of America. Many people were affected, and many people lost their lives. One of Central High School's own, Nina Rodrigues, could have been been found on the list of people who did not return home on that tragic day. Nina was visiting...

Class Officers on the Rise at Central

Class Officers on the Rise at Central

D'Andre Anderson, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Officers have been selected for the roles of leadership of their classes this year. In the past years, officers have made differences and taken stands for their classes. Most people say that it is a privilege to be in office. Others take it as a joke. "You can say it's a honor because it makes me...

Central Welcomes New Students

Central Welcomes New Students

Ursula Santos, Staff Writer

September 17, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Central welcomes all new students, whether they are from out of the county, state, or country. Nina Rodrigues and Andrea Garcia are two foreign exchange students this school year, and Nick Cervantes transferred from California. Nina and Nick are both juniors while Andrea is a sophomore. Mr. Finley King,...

Central’s JROTC Celebrates 95th Anniversary

Central’s JROTC Celebrates 95th Anniversary

D'Andre Anderson, Staff Writer

September 11, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The JROTC program is a huge part of Central, and this December marks its 95th year at our school. With the anticipation of World War I in 1916, former principal First Name Ziegler wanted a military training program at Central. The program was accepted with government funding by the Hamilton County Board...

Nina Rodrigues: Brazilian Exchange Student Spending Year at Central

Nina Rodrigues: Brazilian Exchange Student Spending Year at Central

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer

September 10, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Each school year, Central receives a handful of new foreign exchange students from all around the world. One of those new students is junior Nina Rodrigues, who came here from Uberlandia, Brazil. After only two weeks of life in America, Rodrigues is adjusting well to life as an exchange student. "It...

Book Club Starts Off Strong For New School Year

Book Club Starts Off Strong For New School Year

Maghan Champion, Staff Writer

September 9, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Central High School's Book Club has been an active extracurricular for Pounders throughout the years, and has recently started up again for the 2014-2015 school year. Sponsor Sally White, an English 10, Theater, and Creative Writing teacher, leads the zealous readers in once-a-month meetings. "Our...

The Central Sound of Chattanooga Gains Middle School Students

The Central Sound of Chattanooga Gains Middle School Students

Savannah Smith, Staff Writer

August 29, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Usually, the Central Sound of Chattanooga consists of only high school students, but this year band director Joshua Bloodworth decided to add a new group of people to the band family. In this 2014-2015 school year, middle school band students in grades 7th and 8th who are zoned for Central received...

Sports Managers – the Team Behind the Team

Sports Managers – the Team Behind the Team

Kaleb Blanton, Staff Writer

August 28, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Tending to every need of two sports teams at Central High School sounds rough, doesn't it? No one else but Ashley Long, a senior here at Central, can accomplish it. She fetches the athletes water, encourages them before the game, helps them with an injury, and the list goes on. The responsibilities o...

Skills USA Receives Honors at State Competition

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014


Filed under Student Life

While most of the Central High School student body was out enjoying their long awaited spring break, our school's Skills USA members were out competing and winning medals in the Skills USA State Competition. The competition was held at the Chattanooga Convention Center and began on the Monday of our...

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