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The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

JESSYCA FOSTER PART OF WINNING GROUP OF MAYORS YOUTH COUNCIL VIDEO CONTEST -- A screenshot from Jessya Fosters groups video encouraging Chattanoogans to do their part in the fight against COVID-19.

Junior Jessyca Foster Wins Mayor’s Youth Council Video Contest

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

Jessyca Foster, a junior at Central, has recently won a video contest through the Mayor's Youth Council. The contest was put together by Mayor Andy Berke, who was inspired by a New York video contest that...

COVID PANDEMIC CAUSES A DROP IN MATH COMPREHENSION -- Peggy Moyer is teaching her students via zoom meeting by also using her Elmo to project as she writes the needed notes

In-Person Meeting and After-School Rehearsals Resume for Music Classes

Sarah Katheron Latham, Assistant Editor February 9, 2021

As of February 1, schools in Hamilton County are operating in Phase Two, which means that some students are able to attend school in-person (based on last name: A-L students Monday and Tuesday, all virtual...

ART CLASSES FORCED TO ADAPT TO DISTANCE LEARNING -- Art instructor Melissa Hoesman assists one of her art students, Senior Kassy Griffith.

Central’s Art Classes Continue to Adapt to Distance Learning

Bailey Brantingham, Editor February 8, 2021

With many changes and problems faced this school year, one of the most drastic has been the constant switches between learning styles. An consistent issue with online classes, which are still relatively...

FITNESS CLASSES FACE CHALLENGES WITH MIXED LEARNING -- Former seniors Hunter Jones and Chris Kouris compete in their classs badminton tournament. File photo from 2020.

Central’s Fitness Classes Face Hurdles with Distance Learning

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer February 8, 2021

As most would expect, the fitness classes at Central are having to adapt to the changes of having to do school at home. Here is a look on some fitness coaches perspectives. Coach Gary Bloodsaw, who...

CENTRAL STUDENTS TAKE PSAT/NMSQT -- The PSAT/NMSQT is designed for sophomores and juniors and opens the doors to countless opportunities.

The PSAT/NMSQT Presents Opportunities for Central Students

Sarah Katheron Latham, Assistant Editor February 2, 2021

Every semester ends with dreaded End of Course exams, and most students are glad for standardized testing to be over with for some time.  However, as testing was ending several students were preparing...

SENIORS MEET WITH COUNSELORS FOR FINAL SEMESTER HELP -- Stacy Alexander talks to three students about future testing protocol. File Photo from 2020.

Senior Counselors Hold Zoom Meeting for Help on Financial Aid and Graduation

Grayson Catlett, Columnist January 29, 2021

This year's seniors have just entered their final semester of high school. With those final months of "senior-itis" come important moments, like applying to colleges and financial aid, ordering yearbooks,...

NEW GUIDELINES ARISE FOR EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AT THE START OF SECOND SEMESTER -- The Central Voices performed at Channel 3s Share Your Christmas event in 2019.

Phase 0? New Guidelines Are Established for Extracurricular Activities

Sarah Katheron Latham, Assistant Editor January 26, 2021

"Health Guidelines" is a phrase that has become all too familiar in the past year. The Hamilton County Department of Education has focused on creating guidelines that keep everyone learning safely.  As...

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. These  students are some of the most prominent leaders of the school. This class handles some of...