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The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

HAMILTON PLACE MALL UPDATES YOUTH ESCORT POLICY -- The entrance to Hamilton Place Mall is depicted above.

Many Central Students Affected by New Hamilton Place Mall Youth Escort Policy

DayOnna Carson, Staff Writer February 9, 2017

Last Friday, February 3, Hamilton Place Mall's updated Youth Escort Policy took effect. Rules regarding the younger population of consumers have been in place at this particular mall since 2001, but recent...

THE RURITEEN CLUB PASS OUT TREATS TO CENTRAL TEACHERS -- The ruriteen club members treat Mr. Parsons, an English 10 teacher, to show their appreciation.

Ruriteen Club’s Teacher Treat Day Shows Appreciation to Central’s Teachers

Zeena Whayeb, Staff Writer February 7, 2017

Central's Ruriteen Club, derived from the Harrison Ruritan Club, is known for doing service projects throughout the community. For example, the club helps by making signs for the football ticket booth...

EARLY PROM TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR 2017 PROM -- Mrs. Contreau sells Brooklyn Smith a prom ticket at the early price of $40.

Early Tickets Now on Sale for 2017 Prom

Jacob Johns, Business Manager February 7, 2017

High school is known for being the place where many memories are made that students will remember forever. One of these moments is prom. The 2017 Central High School Prom will be held on April 22, 2017...

FORTY-ONE SENIORS IN 21 CLUB QUALIFY FOR $4,000 HOPE SCHOLARSHIP -- Senior students Tori Bruno-Arimura (Left) and Hannah Holmberg (Right) enjoy a much needed break after studying for the ACT.

Forty-One Seniors in ’21 Club’ Qualify for $4,000 Hope Scholarship

Brittney Hoang, Staff Writer February 3, 2017

Forty-one students earn induction into the 21 Club for scoring a 21 or more on the ACT Test, a crucial test and factor in determining where students will earn their Bachelor's Degree. "The goal of the...

CENTRAL LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT STUDENTS PREPARE FOR BABY THINK OVER IT -- Students get ready to take home the babies by practicing procedures in class.

Central High Lifespan Development Students Prepare for Baby Think It Over Project

Meghan Duncan, Staff Writer February 3, 2017

“The babies cry, you have to change their diapers, and you have to burp them and rock them,” stated Linda Hostetler, the Lifespan Development teacher at Central High School. A baby's cry is not...

CENTRAL HIGH SENIORS EAGER TO RECEIVE ONE OF SEVERAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS  -- Centrals college access adviser, Susan Dyer, and senior DAndre Anderson discuss potential scholarship opportunities.

Central High Seniors Eager to Recieve One of Several Alumni Association Scholarships

Jared Eddy, Columnist January 26, 2017

For the seniors, tis the season to apply for scholarships. The class of 2017 has many opportunities just at Central High School alone. The Chattanooga Central High Alumni Association is offering 12 scholarships...

NINE CENTRAL BAND STUDENTS CHOSEN TO PERFORM AT UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIAS JANFEST -- One of the bands that performed in the Hodgson Hall of Music during their final performance.

Nine Central Band Students Chosen to Perform at University of Georgia’s JanFest

DayOnna Carson, Staff Writer January 25, 2017

Central's band students are always working diligently to expand their knowledge of music, and this new calendar year will be no different. Many Central students who are involved with the band program...

JANUARY IS NATIONAL STALKING AWARENESS MONTH; TEENS ARE MOST LIKELY TO BE VICTIMS -- January is a month dedicated to spreading awareness to the horrible crime of stalking.

January is National Stalking Awareness Month; Teens are Most Likely to be Victims

Victoria Dutilly, Staff Writer January 25, 2017

Did you know that January is National Stalking Awareness Month? Many people do not know this, and that is the reason why there is a whole month dedicated bringing awareness to the serious crime. Stalking,...

CHEERING ON THE POUNDERS -- Anahi Colunga (left) and Katee Herron (right) cheer on the purple pounders at a basketball game.

Central’s Cheerleading Program Goes Back to School’s Founding Years

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer January 23, 2017

When Central High School was organized in 1907, cheerleading was one of the first extra-curricular activities that was added to the school.  Now, the cheerleaders attend every football game and basketball...

CENTRALS CONCERT AND JAZZ BANDS PREFORM FOR THE HOLIDAYS - Centrals Concert Band member play a variety of holiday songs for their Winter Concert.

Central’s Concert and Jazz Bands Perform for the Holidays

Brittney Hoang, Staff Writer December 13, 2016

As Christmas quickly approaches, Central's Concert and Jazz Bands have been immersed in practice for their Christmas Concert. The Central Jazz Band's concert took place on Saturday, December 10, at...

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