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The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

JUNIORS CREATE THEIR OWN FRANKENSTEIN --Student, Kaitlyn McAfee creates her Ooltewah Owl Monster for her project.

11th Grade English Class Builds Their Own Frankenstein Creations

Savannah Smith, Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2016

As the Halloween craze begins to wind down, Central High School's Honors English 11 class is bringing the Mary Shelley's classic novel, Frankenstein, to life. Students in Mr. Greg Cantrell's class decided...

AIM & FIRE -- Freshman Colt Davidson stand tall by his catapult in the Giant Category.

Physical World Concepts Students Launch Annual Catapults

Jacob Johns, Business Manager November 3, 2016

Every year, classes across Central High plan out projects and events that make their students ecstatic about learning. One of these classes is Physical World Concepts, taught by Mr. Strickland. Mr....

THE CENTRAL STOCK MARKET TEAM -- Tenth grade, stock market team members, Christian Thomas and Edicklee Frias-Cruz converse about the rising and falling stocks of certain corporations.

Central’s New Stock Market Team Managing $100,000 in Investments

Brittney Hoang, Staff Writer November 1, 2016

Buying and selling stocks might not be something many high school students know much about, but at Central High School this year, a team of six students are learning how to manage in a real world economy,...

STUDENTS REVEAL THEIR WORST FEARS -- Central High School students have many fears that scare them.

Students Reveal Their Most Frightening Fears

DayOnna Carson, Staff Writer October 31, 2016

Fear is a common instinct that most people are born with. With Halloween being just around the corner, there is no doubt that Central's students will be on the look out for anything they might be afraid...

CLOSED FOR THE WEEK -- Vendor negligence has forced the temporary closure of Central Highs coffee shop, Central Perk

Vending Issues Forces Temporary Closure of Central Perk

Eleanor Simmons, Staff Writer October 26, 2016
Central's well known coffee shop, is closed down for the week due to the lack of supplies.
UNIFIED AS A SCHOOL- Students who attended the round table discussion gather for a photo after their long talk about Central and what they want to see changed.

UnifiED Hosts Student Body Round Table Discussion on the Quality of Central

Jacob Johns, Business Manager October 21, 2016

While most students at Central are particularly fond of their school and strive to make it the best that it can be, sometimes, it takes a little help from someone other than students to make a change, not...

JARED AND DIAMOND, CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL ROYALTY -- Jared Eddy and Diamond Jackson pose for the first time as Central High School royalty.

2016 Central High Homecoming Royalty Crowned at Football Game

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer October 21, 2016

Homecoming is a tradition celebrated all over the United States. It is a celebration built around an event, such as a football game, where alumni of the high school or college come together with the current...

AP PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS TEACH RATS -- Junior John Britt holds Jensen the rat while using classical conditioning techniques.

Rats! AP Psychology Students Use Rodents to Study Classical, Operant Conditioning

DayOnna Carson, Staff Writer October 17, 2016

Most everyone has seen or heard about tests being done on rats and mice in science labs, but few have actually considered the time and effort it takes to do so. Well, here at Central, that is about to...

BRING IT ON -- Michelle Cazzats ring has no problem with showing off what the school has to offer with the wide variety of ring options.

Central High School’s Class Rings Continue to Embrace Students’ Personalities

Hannah Walker, Staff Writer October 4, 2016

(B)ring it on because class rings are in! This past year Balfour has not had any issues with delivering the best of the best class rings to Central High School. Students throughout the school are extremely...

MANY STUDENTS BRING THEIR OWN LUNCH -- Some students at Central High prefer a packed lunch from home, while others buy lunch from the school cafeteria.

Brown-Bagging It: Some Students Prefer Bringing Their Own Lunches to School

Zeena Whayeb, Staff Writer October 3, 2016

At lunchtime, the cafeteria at Central High School consists of two types of students. There are those who bring lunch packed from home and those who take on the cafeteria lunch. "I bring lunch from...

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