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The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

COLLEGE COURSES IN THE HALLS OF CENTRAL -- Several of Centrals upperclassmen are taking college courses through the Dual Enrollment program at Chattanooga State.

Dual Enrollment Classes Are a Big Boost For College-Bound Seniors

Payton Haley, Staff Writer October 13, 2015

Central High School is all about offering a wide variety of classes to students no matter what they wish to become after high school. We have everything that is required and more to help students on their...

STRICKLANDS PHYSICS CLASS CATAPULTS THEIR WAY INTO 2ND QUARTER -- Central students build catapults for freshmen physics class.

Central’s Catapult and Trebuchet Project is Model for Other Schools

Josh Sizemore, Staff Writer October 12, 2015

Mr. Chip Strickland is teaching his freshman physics students to build abstract catapults and trebuchets. He created this project three years ago because he was enamored by the festival, "Punkin Chunkin"....

DRUMLINE MARCHES TO FIRST PLACE -- Centrals Marching Band Drumline received first place at a recent competition.

Central Sound Marching Band Soars at Weekend Competitions

Preston Fore, Staff Writer October 2, 2015

The Central Sound of Chattanooga, under the leadership of band director Joshua Bloodworth, has been working hard since summer to master routines and performances. Over the past two weekends, the band demonstrated...

CHS IS REPRESENTED IN THE SSAC -- (From left to right) SSAC Chairperson Jadyn Snakenberg, CHS Principal Finley King, and Vice-Chairperson DAndre Anderson.

Snakenberg and Anderson Represent Central on Student Advisory Council

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer September 26, 2015

On the evening of Monday, September 21, a meeting of the Superintendent's Student Advisory Council (SSAC) was held in the HCDE board meeting room. The goal of the council is to better inform Superintendent...

POST-SURGERY SMILES -- Summer Hansard (left) and her favorite physical therapist Matt Annessi (right) say, Cheese! for the camera after surgery.

Summer Hansard Recovering From Brain Tumor Surgery, Hopes to Begin at Central in January

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer September 22, 2015

June 3 did not start out well for Summer Hansard. She was feeling tired and sick in addition to having to deal with drama between friends. Then it all got worse. Summer decided to go to one of her best...

START A CHAIN REACTION -- Rachels Challenge encourages students to start a chain reaction of kindness in their schools.

Rachel’s Challenge Brings Central Students Closer Together

Sam Scott, Staff Writer September 22, 2015

For many Central students, Monday, September 14, was not just a regular school day. Numerous students participated in Rachel's Challenge, an event designed to open students' eyes to the world around them....

WELLNESS STUDENTS DANCE THEIR HEARTS OUT -- A fresh assignment in gym class is getting students moving to their own beat.

Student Teacher Instructs Aerobic Dancing for Freshmen P.E. Classes

Preston Fore, Staff Writer September 17, 2015

Central High's wellness and P.E. classes educate students on how to be healthy and active in a variety of ways.  This year, Coach Glen Carter's classes were pleasantly surprised to have a student teacher,...

FREUD AND LEOPALD SHOW AP PSYCHOLOGY CLASS SOME LOVE -- AP Psychology teacher Tina Staton (left) and Yoselin Tesorero (right) interact with their furry subjects.

AP Psychology: Students Studying Rats As Part of Year-Long Project

Alyssa Rosenzweig, Managing Editor and Sports Editor September 17, 2015

Central High School's AP Psychology class mixed things up this school year with two furry friends. The class of eight students brought in two rambunxious rats to train as their big experiment. "I think...

THE JOB JUGGLE -- Hannah Stone stops by Taco Bell and runs into Anaca Prater.

Juggling Act: Students Seek Balance With Schoolwork and Jobs

Hannah Stone , Columnist September 10, 2015

After a long day at school, all most of us want to do is go home and sleep. Some are laden with homework, and others have sports practices and games on top of that. From 7:20 to 2:20, the students of Central...

SENIORS LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE  -- At Senior Success Day, seniors (from left to right) Alea Frazier, Peyton Eddy, and Kathryn Pollock attend classes on future college options.

Success Day Helps Seniors Consider Future Plans

Brooke Mathews, Staff Writer September 10, 2015

Senior Success Day may seem like a waste of time to underclassmen, but for seniors, it was the most productive day of the year. At the event, which was held on Wednesday, September 2, students learned...