The Central Digest

  • Book club meeting will be moved to Wed., Jan. 23 in B108. See Ms. White for information.

  • Talk to a National Honor Society member Mon., Wed., or Fri. during lunch to donate in support of Erlanger Oncology Jan. 16-31.

  • Robotics and SkillsUSA pictures will be held on Thurs., Jan. 17 in Bright's classroom.

  • There will be a prom committee meeting for juniors on Wed., Jan. 16 in E103.

Central Students Excel at YMCA’s Leadership Program

Central Students Excel at YMCA’s Leadership Program

Abby Young, Staff Writer

September 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Youth Leadership Chattanooga (YLC) is a year-long program that the Young Men's Christian Association, more commonly known as the YMCA, sponsors. The program helps up to 40 selected sophomores and juniors become more active in Hamilton County. It also helps students hone their leadership skills and allows...

Seniors Get a Glimpse of Their Future at Senior Success Day

Seniors Get a Glimpse of Their Future at Senior Success Day

Blake Catlett, Staff Writer

September 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Seniors got the opportunity to learn about their future after graduation at Senior Success Day. Senior Success Day showcased their final year at Central and gave them insights on their graduation that will take place at the end of the school year. The event showcased college and scholarship applications...

Pounders Football Team Has Early Success On Creating Central’s Legacy

Pounders Football Team Has Early Success On Creating Central’s Legacy

Meghan Duncan, Sports Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Student Life

The 2018-2019 football season is starting off with a huge victory over Sequoyah High School, 37-9. Not so new, returning head football coach Curt Jones, has led the team with two wins making Central's ranking 2-1. "It feels amazing to be back at Central after several years and to help these kids achieve...

Candidates Prepare Campaigns as Students Prepare to Vote in Class Elections

Candidates Prepare Campaigns as Students Prepare to Vote in Class Elections

Dylan Muccino, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

It is that time year again where students are given the power to vote on who they want to represent their class. Class elections are crucial to high school by giving insight on who students feel should lead their class.  There are four positions a student can run for. These positions include president,...

Physical World Concepts Classes Build and Launch Model Rockets

Physical World Concepts Classes Build and Launch Model Rockets

DayOnna Carson, Head Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On May 14 and 15, the Physical World Concepts classes, taught by Chip Strickland with the help of Jerry Allen, initiated several model rocket launches at the school. The small scale rocket launches were part of a class project that Mr. Allen and Mr. Strickland assign to students at the end of the year. “This...

Central Students Attending Mechatronics Akademie Make Dean’s List

Central Students Attending Mechatronics Akademie Make Dean’s List

Sam Helmholtz, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Many high school students believe school to be challenging enough as it is, but some students choose to take a more difficult and more focused path in school in order to achieve their goals. Some of these students choose to attend the Mechatronics Akademie, where they can get a head start on college...

Central Sound Had a Fanstasmic Time On Disney World Trip

Central Sound Had a Fanstasmic Time On Disney World Trip

Cassandra Castillo, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The Central High School Band takes elaborate trips to distinct places every couple of years. This year they adventured to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The trip took place during the 21st through the 25th of March. The trip included three days in the four Disney theme parks and a workshop,...

Skills USA Displays Hard Work At State Competition

Skills USA Displays Hard Work At State Competition

Samantha Helmholtz, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The Skills USA team embarked on a trip lasting from Sunday, March 18, to Wednesday, March 21. Their destination was a state-wide competition featuring high schools from all counties in Tennessee, and was held at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Of the 37 students in Skills USA, only the officers, competitors,...

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