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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

GINGER PALS -- Amber Haverlah and Brandon Lewis share their red-headed pride.

The Myth About Redheads

Savannah Smith, Staff Writer October 31, 2014

There is a myth that all redheads have very bad tempers. Throughout history, redheads have been feared and revered, loathed and adored, degraded and exalted. Back during the Greek time period, the Greeks...

NEW DRIVERS -- Many sophomores like Andrew Wagner begin the new adventure in the world of driving.

New Drivers On the Loose!

Haley Scarbrough, Staff Writer October 29, 2014

Recently at Central, Officer Marcus Dotson has been giving a Teen Driving class and Nissan shared their "Think Fast" presentation that got students involved in learning the rules of the road. "I don't...

THE QUEEN AND THE KING -- Madison Rogers and Scout Morgan were crowned Homecoming Queen and King at the homecoming football game.

“There’s No Place Like Homecoming”

Allie Nedeau, Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2014

Homecoming week is all about school spirit. Students at Central High School definitely showed their purple pride by participating in the traditions of homecoming. A few of the festivities included the...

MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SHOWs THEIR SUPPORT--Alyssa Rosenzweig traveled to Memorial Hospital to meet with Heart Walk captains.

Central High School Shows Their Appreciation For A.H.A.

Alyssa Rosenzweig, Assistant Editor and Staff Writer October 22, 2014

The American Heart Association is a non-profit organization that raises money to research the cure for and/or assist people with heart disease. Not only do all of their proceeds go to research, but they...

10th Graders Take PLAN Test With Mixed Emotions

Savannah Smith, Staff Writer October 21, 2014

At every school in Hamilton County, every tenth grader has the opportunity to take the PLAN Test. This test is supposed to prepare students for the American College Test (ACT) and give them an idea of...

POWER OF THE LEFTIES.--- Left handed students of Central High school come together.

The Curse and Blessing of Being Left-Handed

DAndre Anderson, Staff Writer October 14, 2014

People often think of being left-handed, left-footed, etc. as bad. The French word for left is "gauche." This word also describes a clumsy person. The word "right" has been associated with good and correct...

Shelby Campbell

Soldier’s Best Friend Fundraiser Changing Lives of Army Vets, Shelter Dogs, and Central Students

Shelby Campbell, Staff Writer October 13, 2014

What would it be like to have a disorder that causes flashbacks to a horrific experience at the trigger of a noise? Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, often referred to as PTSD, is a common disorder among...

THE EXPERT AND THE BEGINNER -- Senior Casey Jennings and freshman Alissa Smith make up part of the rifle team.

The CHS ROTC Announces 2014-2015 Air Rifle Team

Alyssa Rosenzweig, Managing Editor October 8, 2014

It's here again! Central High School's ROTC has selected the CO2 Air Rifle Team for 2014-2015 school year. After long, strenuous tryouts, the team was chosen. "There's so much that goes into it that...

BAND OF BROTHERS AND SISTERS -- The Central Sound of Chattanooga plays their hearts out together week after week.

The Central Sound Rises Above in Saturday’s Competition

Jadyn Snakenberg, Copy Editor October 1, 2014

After countless hours of hard work and dedication put in at practices, game performances, and camp, The Central Sound of Chattanooga, Central High's own concert and marching band, is beginning to see the...

FISK COLLEGE TOUR --  From left to right: Katy Burnette, Terry Blackburn, Jr., Kaleb Cook, Esther Ryabchuk, Avionne Snakenberg, and Krista Carson.

Nashville College Tour Assists Students in Making Important College Decisions

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer October 1, 2014

On the morning of Monday, September 29, roughly 60 students boarded a charter bus and began a two-hour trip to Nashville, Tennessee to attend the Nashville College Tour. This tour gave students the opportunity...