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  • The seniors on the football team will be honored prior to kickoff on Friday, Oct. 22.
  • The football team will host the East Ridge Pioneers on Friday, 10/22 at 7:30.
  • Masks will be required for students beginning Monday, August 16, unless opted out.
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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

STUDENT CENTER -- Central High School shows their school spirit at the Marion County Football game.

Student Section Erupts at Central High School

Kaleb Blanton, Staff Writer September 19, 2014

On Friday night at Central Memorial Stadium, the Central Purple Pounders dominated Marion County 7-0. The crowd was absolutely huge, and Central's student section was in full force supporting the football...

NEW STUDENTS AT CENTRAL -- (Left to right) Andrea Garcia and Nick Cervantes are excited about their new school.

Central Welcomes New Students

Ursula Santos, Staff Writer September 17, 2014

Central welcomes all new students, whether they are from out of the county, state, or country. Nina Rodrigues and Andrea Garcia are two foreign exchange students this school year, and Nick Cervantes transferred...

EAGLE EYE -- Three members of Centrals  JROTC are (left to right) James Walker, Darren Jamerson, Hayden Forgey.

Central’s JROTC Celebrates 95th Anniversary

D'Andre Anderson, Staff Writer September 11, 2014

The JROTC program is a huge part of Central, and this December marks its 95th year at our school. With the anticipation of World War I in 1916, former principal First Name Ziegler wanted a military training...

BRINGING BRAZIL TO CENTRAL -- Central High School welcomes Nina Rodrigues, a foreign exchange student from Brazil.

Nina Rodrigues: Brazilian Exchange Student Spending Year at Central

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer September 10, 2014

Each school year, Central receives a handful of new foreign exchange students from all around the world. One of those new students is junior Nina Rodrigues, who came here from Uberlandia, Brazil. After...

MAKE IT OUT ALIVE -- The CHS Book Club is reading The Maze Runner, in theaters September 19.

Book Club Starts Off Strong For New School Year

Maghan Champion, Staff Writer September 9, 2014

Central High School's Book Club has been an active extracurricular for Pounders throughout the years, and has recently started up again for the 2014-2015 school year. Sponsor Sally White, an English 10,...

EIGHTH GRADES GOT TALENT -- (From left to right) Matthew Davis, Frank Bradford, Summer Hansard, Georgia Teems, band director Joshua Bloodworth, Noah Cannon, Josh Bolton, Morgan Frame, and Lacey McKinney.

The Central Sound of Chattanooga Gains Middle School Students

Savannah Smith, Staff Writer August 29, 2014

Usually, the Central Sound of Chattanooga consists of only high school students, but this year band director Joshua Bloodworth decided to add a new group of people to the band family. In this 2014-2015...

SHES GOT YOUR BACK -- Ashley Longs sunny disposition makes her just about everyones friend.

Sports Managers – the Team Behind the Team

Kaleb Blanton, Staff Writer August 28, 2014

Tending to every need of two sports teams at Central High School sounds rough, doesn't it? No one else but Ashley Long, a senior here at Central, can accomplish it. She fetches the athletes water, encourages...

Skills USA Receives Honors at State Competition

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer May 2, 2014

While most of the Central High School student body was out enjoying their long awaited spring break, our school's Skills USA members were out competing and winning medals in the Skills USA State Competition....