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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

WORKING GIRLS -- Natalie Guevera (left) and Marisa Rawl (right) are two examples of students who have part-time jobs outside of school.

Editorial: High School Students Want Higher Wages

Payton Haley, Staff Writer November 6, 2015

Being in high school offers not only an education, but also many opportunities to go out and have fun. Whether it is an extracurricular activity or just hanging out with friends, there are endless possibilities...

RURITEEN CLUB PAMPERS MCKAMEY SHELTER PUPS -- CHS Ruriteen Club spends a day at McKamey Animal Shelter.

Ruriteen Club Pets, Plays With, and Pampers Puppies and Kittens

Josh Sizemore, Staff Writer November 5, 2015

On October 26, the Ruriteen Club traveled to the McKamey Animal Center to take care of animals in need. While the students were there, they took a tour of the different rooms of the shelter such as the...

GOVERNMENT CLASS  WORKS TO SEND STUDENTS INTO ADULTHOOD AS GOOD CITIZENS -- Government teacher Beverly Hollingsworth teaches CHS seniors about the whys and hows of our country.

Government Class Puts Politics Into Perspective for Central Students

Samantha Scott, Staff Writer November 4, 2015

A government credit is required for all Hamilton County students who want to graduate from high school. The course teaches kids about the nation we live in as well as keeping them informed on important...

GIVING BLOOD, SAVING LIVES -- Many Central students helped save three lives by giving blood.

Blood Drive “Drives” Students to Help the Community

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer November 4, 2015

Central is all about helping the community as much as possible. One way we do this is by having two blood drives through Blood Assurance every year. This is a simple and easy way for students to help...

HOMECOMING COURT ROYALTY -- Seniors Delisha Davis and Matthew Gines take home the crown at Homecoming.

Davis is Queen, Gines Named King of Rain-Delayed Homecoming 2015

Savannah Smith, Assistant Editor November 4, 2015

Central High School has many annual traditions, one of which is Homecoming. The event was rescheduled from October 2 to October 16 due to inclement weather. Friday, October 16, the Homecoming festivities...

THIS IS HALLOWEEN, THIS IS HALLOWEEN -- Halloween haunts the halls and students of Central High.

Editorial: High Schoolers Celebrate Halloween in Different Ways

Preston Fore, Staff Writer October 30, 2015

Halloween falls on October 31 every year, and it is a special holiday in many high school students' childhoods. As they mature, many high school students put a halt to the childhood tradition of trick-or-treating...

PICTURES OF THE PAST -- The yearbook baby picture of Lily deCordova is a reminder of all the memories that have shaped her into the wonderful senior she is now.

Baby Pictures Still a Big Part of Champion Yearbook

Josh Sizemore, Staff Writer October 28, 2015

Whether students look forward to yearbook pictures or not, they must be taken every year. For seniors, it's a whole different story. They must take and submit formal, casual, and baby pictures to go in...

CHS GRADUATION RATES FOR 2013-2014 -- Centrals graduation rate has seen a slight increase and is in search of an even bigger increase for the 2016 school year!

Graduation Rates: Calculated By More Than Just a Diploma

Preston Fore, Staff Writer October 27, 2015

High school students work and strive toward the moment when they walk across the stage at graduation to receive their diploma. All of these students make up the graduation rate for Central High School,...

AN 11-YEAR WINNING STREAK -- The seniors beat the juniors 21-7 in Centrals yearly Powderpuff game.

After Rescheduling, Seniors Top Juniors in Powder Puff Game

Brooke Mathews, Staff Writer October 19, 2015

Homecoming Week is highly anticipated at Central High School - students get to scrap their khaki pants and polo shirts for a more wild approach. This year's themed days included Tacky Day, Sports Day,...

ANTICIPATION -- The Central choir sits through preparations for their choir concert.

Concert Choir Performs at Festival, Continues to Show Improvement

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer October 14, 2015

At Central, there is a surplus of talent in every subject. On Tuesday, September 29, the Central High School choir went to a choir festival at Ridgedale Baptist Church. This opportunity was a way for...