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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

LEARNING STYLE DECISIONS DUE NOVEMBER 20 -- Ms. Brazeale is pictured with her only on-campus student during fourth block, Senior Carmen Crabtree.

Hamilton County Students to Choose Learning Option for Second Semester

Blake Catlett, Editor November 20, 2020

The second semester of the 2020-21 school year will soon be upon students, and this also means that Central students will be selecting which learning style they will be participating in. Students have...

STUDENTS REPRESENT CENTRAL AT ANNUAL MODEL UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE -- Central students representing either Djibouti or Kazakhstan at 2018s Model UN. From left to right: Hanton Guerrero, Cassandra Castillo, Jake Johns, Preston Fore, Laurelie Holmberg, Matthew Frazier, Zeena Whayeb, Deanna Wnuk, and Danae Wnuk. File Photo from 2018.

It is Time for Model United Nations to Start

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer November 6, 2020

This year, gifted teacher Angie Hentz is the teacher in charge of Model United Nations, also known as Model UN, which is sponsored by the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Civics group out of Nashville,...

2020 LEADERSHIP CLASS TOUCHES UP THE WALLS OF CENTRAL-- Senior Dallana Nolazco sits on a locker while touching up the walls of the basketball locker rooms.

The 2020 Leadership Class Touches Up the Walls of Central

Blake Catlett, Editor November 4, 2020

Every day, Central's leadership students meet during third block with Duncan Kelley in C Pod, room 104. TheseĀ  students are some of the most prominent leaders of the school. This class handles some of...

SUPERINTENDENTS STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL IS BACK IN SESSION -- Luke Keown and Amber Burchfield are striving to highlight the teachers at Central.

Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council is Back in Session

Zoey Greene, Staff Writer November 2, 2020

The Superintendent's Student Advisory Council resumed their meetings with their new representatives on Wednesday, September 30. This group allows for teenagers active in their school to express their feelings...

PATRIOTIC POETRY CONTEST INCREASES PRIZE MONEY -- Junior Anna Frazier is ready to tackle her poem with the help of her good friend, Shakespeare.

Patriotic Poetry Contest Increases Prize Money

Zoey Greene, Staff Writer October 27, 2020

"The Patriotic Poetry Contest for Valentines for Veterans" that is ran by the organization Operation Love has increased their prize money for this year. Usually, the reward caps out at $100.00, but this...

KENYON MCCROBEY AND DESTINY SMITH ANNOUNCED HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN -- Seniors Kenyon McCrobey and Destiny Smith celebrating the honor of being named Homecoming King and Queen.

2020 Senior Homecoming King and Queen Announced

Bailey Brantingham, Editor October 9, 2020

During these uncertain times, many students have relied on activities and traditions to keep themselves motivated at school. One of these exciting traditions is Central's annual homecoming football game...

A LOOK INTO CENTRALS SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH CLASS -- April Hashe holding a chicken bone that was soaked in vinegar, which made it pliable.

A Look Inside Central’s Scientific Research Class

Luke Keown, Staff Writer October 7, 2020

This year, April Hashe's Scientific Research class has been focusing on studying the techniques used to connect evidence with a crime, also known as forensic science. Over the course of the semester, the...

CENTRAL STUDENTS GRADUATIONS REQUIREMENT SHIFT -- Senior Jeremy Rogers looks forward to being a graduate in 2021 as classes zoom by.

Central’s Shift in Credit Requirements for Graduation

Zoey Greene, Staff Writer October 6, 2020

The 2020-2021 year starts a period of new graduation credit requirements. While Central has always been on a traditional schedule, recent pandemic regulations have caused a switch to block schedule. "We...

FIVE SENIORS NOMINATED TO GIRLS HOMECOMING COURT OF 2020 -- (From top to bottom, left to right) Seniors Ashlee Smith, Madison Taylor, Dallana Nolazco, Destiny Smith, and Ashley Lackey pose on a Zoom call.

Five Seniors Nominated to Girls’ Homecoming Court of 2020

Bailey Brantingham, Editor September 29, 2020

This year, many changes have been made regarding school and student activities. However, one tradition that is remaining solid this year is the homecoming court. This year, a total of ten seniors have...

CENTRAL ANNOUNCES 2020 HOMECOMING KING NOMINEES -- (From left to right) Grayson Catlett, Tanner Salinas (top), Kenyon McCrobey (bottom), Jeremy Rogers, and Bryson Eddy (not pictured) are this years Homecoming King court.

Central Announces 2020 Homecoming King Nominees

Haroun Ghazi, Staff Writer September 29, 2020

Homecoming is an annual tradition that has gone on for decades at Central. Despite fears of change, this year was no different as Principal Iannarone announced the nominees for this year's Homecoming King....