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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

PART OF THE FAMILY -- Victoria Fovi, left, and Hannah Holzer, right, are experiencing American culture here at Central High School.

Foreign Exchange Students Arrive at Central for Second Semester

Maghan Champion, Staff Writer January 26, 2015

Central is once again welcoming new foreign exchange students, this time for the second semester only. Victoria Fovi, a senior, and Hannah Holzer, a sophomore, are going to spend the rest of their school...

BASKETBALL AND BOOKS --  Ryan Montgomery plans to excel in the classroom and on the court.

Central Students Make New Year’s Resolutions

Judith Bell, Staff Writer January 22, 2015

With the year coming to a start, many people have begun to change certain things in their lives to make 2015 better than 2014. New Year's resolutions have been popular for a long time, dating all the way...

FROM PLAYER TO COACH -- Coach Sandrea Sylman was one of the Lady Pounders star players during her time on the team. File photo from 2014.

Sylman Capping Off Her Four-Year Basketball Career

Allie Nedeau, Editor-in-Chief January 8, 2015

Central High Basketball is in Sandrea Sylman's genes. "Basketball is a big sport in my family. My brother played here [at Central], my uncle played, and my dad knew a lot about it. I was always around...

ITS SHOWTIME! -- Its A Wonderful Life - The Musical is being presented this weekend at the Colonnade.

Acting Out: Student Balances Academics, Sports, Social Life, and Performances

Jadyn Snakenberg, Copy Editor December 16, 2014

For many, learning lots of lines, devoting countless hours of practice, and performing in front of hundreds of people sounds like a nightmare, but for Jared Eddy, it's a passion. He manages to juggle theater...

A CHECK LARGER THAN LIFE -- Ms. Thomas presented this check to her psychology students with (from left to right) Sergeant Major David Lewis and Lieutenant Colonel Bill Brooks.

Thomas and Psychology Students Reach Goal for Soldier’s Best Friend Project

Judith Bell, Staff Writer December 15, 2014

After many hours of fundraising and drawing awareness to soldiers who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Ms. Lauren Thomas and her psychology students raised $2,500, the cost to train one service...

TIS THE SEASON TO BE JOLLY -- A few Ruriteens took a picture together after finishing the East Ridge Life Care Center.
(From left to right) Ayanna Esdaile, Ruriteen Sponsor Senorita Rebecca Feher, Brianna Forte, Antanisha Watkins, Ruriteen Treasurer Michelle Hoang, and Ruriteen President and Central Digest Writer Judith Bell.

The Ruriteen Club Decorates East Ridge Life Care Center

Judith Bell, Staff Writer December 5, 2014

Christmas is twenty days away, and the spirit of holiday cheer is in full effect. Everyone is buzzing with excitement as they look forward to receiving money, the latest games, or the newest clothes. During...

WE BLEED GOLD AND PURPLE -- Freshman Brandon Huyler and other students donate blood and save lives.

Annual Fall Blood Drive – Another Great Success

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer November 24, 2014

181 Central students participated in the annual fall blood drive on Thursday, November 13. The blood drive was put together by Colonel Bill Brooks, one of the JROTC instructors at Central, and his students....

LARGE AND IN CHARGE -- (From left to right) Superintendent Rick Smith, Donna Horn, Chairperson Sierra Turner, Dennis Huggins, and Dr. Greg Martin.

Central High School Concludes Book Drive

Alyssa Rosenzweig, Managing Editor November 24, 2014

Beginning in the middle of October, Central High School put together a book drive to collect books for those who cannot afford them. Teachers asked their students to bring in a variety of books, whether...

MATH FEVER -- Kiarah Maffet finished Bridge Math a week before Fall Break.

Bridge Student Finishes Year-Long Class in Early Fall

Judith Bell, Staff Writer November 24, 2014

Bridge Mathematics is a year-long online math course that many seniors at Central take. It works by creating a strong foundation in basic math concepts in order to help students master complex math problems....

MAKING A POSITIVE CHANGE -- Charles Eaton is writing an apperication letter to teacher.

FCA Is the New Black

D'Andre Anderson, Staff Writer November 14, 2014

FCA, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, is a program that has touched millions of lives through the common love of sports and God. Since 1954, FCA has been challenging coaches and athletes on the professional,...