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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY HELPS SOLDIERS -- Seniors Brooke Parrott, Lauren Reively, and Kymmy Stacks help pack treats for the soldiers.

National Honor Society Starts A Long Overdue Project For U.S. Soldiers

Victoria Dutilly, Staff Writer December 12, 2016

The National Honors Society is helping soldiers this holiday season by doing a project called Operation Gratitude. With about 30 members from Central in the Nation Honor Society, the seniors took on...

TRIAL AND ERROR -- Caleb Franklin and Anissa Whited try to set up dominos and a downhill dinosaur back.

Mr. Strickland’s Rube Goldberg Machine – An Unstoppable Design

Zeena Whayeb, Staff Writer November 28, 2016

[nggallery id=21] Mr. Chip Strickland's 9th-grade physics classes are inventing a Rube Goldberg machine to keep a toy car moving using various methods and materials such as dominoes, pieces of wood,...

STEM TRIP FOR SENIORS -- Mrs. Holingsworth gives the job shadowing trip flier to  Johnathan Alston.

Top Senior STEM Students Take Job Shadowing Field Trip to Ooltewah Publix

Zeena Whayeb, Staff Writer November 28, 2016

On November 10th, the top STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math students) seniors of the grade took a field trip to Publix in Ooltewah. The purpose of the field trip was for STEM students to...

CENTRAL STUDENTS REVEAL WHAT THEY ARE THANKFUL FOR -- A traditional thanksgiving meal is pictured above.

Central High Students Reveal Who and What They Are Thankful For

Brittney Hoang and DayOnna Carson, Staff Writers November 23, 2016

Central High School has a lot to be thankful for this year. These are some of the things that Central students have expressed to the Central Digest to be important to them: Seniors: "I am thankful...

STEP-UP CHATTANOOGA -- For its second year, Step-Up Chattanooga will aid students in finding quality summer jobs.

Step-Up Chattanooga Helps Central Students Step Into Summer Career

Preston Fore, Assistant Editor November 21, 2016

For the second year in a row, Step-Up Chattanooga is aiming to assist high school students find high-paying jobs in the Tennessee Valley for the summer. The program helps low-income students find excellent...

HEADED TO TECH -- Brooke Parrot signs to play for Tennessee Tech while her friends, family, teachers, and coaches stand by her.

Brooke Parrott Signs to Play at Tennessee Tech University

Jared Eddy, Columnist November 17, 2016

After many years of hard work and hundreds of games, Brooke Parrott has signed to play for Tennessee Tech University to continue to play softball throughout her college career. "I am very excited to...

FRESHMEN STUDENTS GET A REALITY CHECK -- Central High freshmen check-in with various life scenarios to get a reality check.

Central High Freshmen Get A Reality Check

DayOnna Carson, Staff Writer November 15, 2016

Last Friday, Central's freshman were called into the gym to participate in a "reality check." Each student received a worksheet that described a hypothetical life situation. They were then asked to keep...

BUSY WEEK FOR CENTRALS CONCERT AND JAZZ BANDS - Students of the Jazz Band played quite the eccentric playlist at the jazz concert!

Busy Season for Central’s Concert and Jazz Bands

Jacob Johns, Business Manager November 11, 2016

Central's jazz band hosted a "Coffee and Dessert with the Jazz Band" concert Thursday evening and the turn-out was great. Members of Central's Alumni, members of the community, and band parents came out...

CENTRAL SPECIAL OLYMPICS TEAM KNOWS HOW TO HAVE FUN -- Special Olympic team poses for a sassy picture full of fun!

Central’s Special Olympics Team Dominates Competition

Kimberly Merfert, Staff Writer November 4, 2016

For the past fifteen years, Central High School has participated in the Special Olympics. The Special Olympics is an athletic competition for special-ed students to get a chance to show their skills and...

MR. SHAWN SEALS BURIED IN HISTORY BOOK -- History teacher Shawn Seals caught reading a John Adams book!

Mrs. Sally White Inspired to Promote Reading Through a Social Media Campaign

Shelby Campbell, Copy Editor November 3, 2016

With every passing school year, more and more students insist that "nobody reads books anymore." Summer reading lists are tossed in the garbage cans and teachers are throwing away their seemingly unrealistic...

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