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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

2021 MISS CENTRAL COURT NOMINATIONS SHINE LIGHT ON SCHOOL -- From left to right, Seniors Dallana Nolasco, Ashlee Smith, Africa Phinezy, Madison Taylor, Destiny Smith, and Ashley Lackey were chosen to be on the Miss Central Court.

2021 Miss Central Court Nominations Shine Light On School

Zoey Greene, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

Despite the ongoing changes that have been occurring this year, Central is still keeping the traditions going. One of the Central's main traditions is the annual selection of senior girls for the Miss...

2021 MR. CENTRAL COURT -- From left to right, Seniors Tanner Salinas, Grayson Catlett, and Blake Catlett were elected to the 2021 Mr. Central Court.

Central Announces Nominees for 2021 Mr. Central Ballot

Bailey Brantingham, Editor March 1, 2021

This year, one important tradition that Central faculty wanted to keep running despite other cancellations was the Mr. and Miss Central court. The Mr. and Miss Central court gives students the excitement...

The 2021 Mr. and Ms. Central Court

March 1, 2021

Every year, Central faculty and students nominate a maximum of six seniors, both boys and girls, to represent their graduating class on the Mr. and Ms. Central Court. To be eligible for the court, seniors...

JESSYCA FOSTER PART OF WINNING GROUP OF MAYORS YOUTH COUNCIL VIDEO CONTEST -- A screenshot from Jessya Fosters groups video encouraging Chattanoogans to do their part in the fight against COVID-19.

Junior Jessyca Foster Wins Mayor’s Youth Council Video Contest

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

Jessyca Foster, a junior at Central, has recently won a video contest through the Mayor's Youth Council. The contest was put together by Mayor Andy Berke, who was inspired by a New York video contest that...

COVID PANDEMIC CAUSES A DROP IN MATH COMPREHENSION -- Peggy Moyer is teaching her students via zoom meeting by also using her Elmo to project as she writes the needed notes

In-Person Meeting and After-School Rehearsals Resume for Music Classes

Sarah Katheron Latham, Assistant Editor February 9, 2021

As of February 1, schools in Hamilton County are operating in Phase Two, which means that some students are able to attend school in-person (based on last name: A-L students Monday and Tuesday, all virtual...

ART CLASSES FORCED TO ADAPT TO DISTANCE LEARNING -- Art instructor Melissa Hoesman assists one of her art students, Senior Kassy Griffith.

Central’s Art Classes Continue to Adapt to Distance Learning

Bailey Brantingham, Editor February 8, 2021

With many changes and problems faced this school year, one of the most drastic has been the constant switches between learning styles. An consistent issue with online classes, which are still relatively...

FITNESS CLASSES FACE CHALLENGES WITH MIXED LEARNING -- Former seniors Hunter Jones and Chris Kouris compete in their classs badminton tournament. File photo from 2020.

Central’s Fitness Classes Face Hurdles with Distance Learning

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer February 8, 2021

As most would expect, the fitness classes at Central are having to adapt to the changes of having to do school at home. Here is a look on some fitness coaches perspectives. Coach Gary Bloodsaw, who...

CENTRAL STUDENTS TAKE PSAT/NMSQT -- The PSAT/NMSQT is designed for sophomores and juniors and opens the doors to countless opportunities.

The PSAT/NMSQT Presents Opportunities for Central Students

Sarah Katheron Latham, Assistant Editor February 2, 2021

Every semester ends with dreaded End of Course exams, and most students are glad for standardized testing to be over with for some time.  However, as testing was ending several students were preparing...

SENIORS MEET WITH COUNSELORS FOR FINAL SEMESTER HELP -- Stacy Alexander talks to three students about future testing protocol. File Photo from 2020.

Senior Counselors Hold Zoom Meeting for Help on Financial Aid and Graduation

Grayson Catlett, Columnist January 29, 2021

This year's seniors have just entered their final semester of high school. With those final months of "senior-itis" come important moments, like applying to colleges and financial aid, ordering yearbooks,...

NEW GUIDELINES ARISE FOR EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AT THE START OF SECOND SEMESTER -- The Central Voices performed at Channel 3s Share Your Christmas event in 2019.

Phase 0? New Guidelines Are Established for Extracurricular Activities

Sarah Katheron Latham, Assistant Editor January 26, 2021

"Health Guidelines" is a phrase that has become all too familiar in the past year. The Hamilton County Department of Education has focused on creating guidelines that keep everyone learning safely.  As...