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The Central Digest

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The Central Digest

STUDENTS LEND A HELPING HAND -- The CHS National Honors Society bonds by volunteering at the Chattanooga Area Food Bank.

National Honor Society Volunteers at Food Bank

Brooke Mathews, Staff Writer December 3, 2015

Organizations around Central High School are coming up with innovative ways to help the less fortunate this holiday season. The members of the National Honor Society had the pleasure of sorting and labeling...

BLAST FROM THE PAST -- The Central Digest is going back 75 years with this flashback to the 1940 CHS graduating class.

Flashback to Central High in 1940

Josh Sizemore, Staff Writer December 3, 2015

For Central High School, many things have changed since 1940, including the location of the school itself - Central used to be where The McCallie School is now. Choir was called "the Varsity Glee Club"...

SIGNING PARTY -- CHS senior Rebecca Hill (seated) is so excited after getting signed to King University for volleyball.

King University Signs Senior Rebekah Hill for Volleyball

Celisia Snakenberg, Staff Writer November 30, 2015

Senior Rebekah Hill was signed to King University for volleyball on Tuesday, November 17. Many friends and teachers attended the signing to support her. King had been looking at signing Hill since this...

LOUD AND PROUD -- (From left to right) Hannah Stone, Lily deCordova, and Savannah Smith out-shone thousands of students and were invited to join the Lee Honor Band.

The Central Sound of Chattanooga Represents in Lee Honor Band

Payton Haley, Staff Writer November 21, 2015

Central High School offers almost any and every class one can imagine. The arts are a huge part of who we are at Central, and students are offered multiple music classes and art classes. Like any other...

CENTRAL GIVES BACK  -- Centrals FCCLA is sponsoring a food drive for the local food bank.

FCCLA Sponsors November Canned Food Drive

Preston Fore, Staff Writer November 19, 2015

Every year, Central High School looks for ways to help the less-fortunate and those who lack basic necessities. This November, Central's Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, or FCCLA, organized...

ALL AROUND THE WORLD  -- Psychology teacher, Tina Staton, has pictures in her classroom from her student trips across the world.

Psychology Teacher and World Traveler Tina Staton Shares About Her Trips with Central Students

Samantha Scott, Staff Writer November 18, 2015

Every summer, Central offers a different trip for students to go out of the country. Tina Staton, a psychology teacher, has mentored five of these trips, which last around eight to ten days. Depending...

THEATER NEEDS A NEW PLACE TO REHEARSE -- Although not ideal, theater classes perform in the agora while searching for a new rehearsal area.

Theater Class Struggles To Find A Suitable Home

Brooke Mathews, Staff Writer November 16, 2015

The theater program at Central High school is known for their phenomenal, student-driven productions of Shakespeare and original plays. In 2013, plays were held in the library, which is not the most ideal...

WORKING GIRLS -- Natalie Guevera (left) and Marisa Rawl (right) are two examples of students who have part-time jobs outside of school.

Editorial: High School Students Want Higher Wages

Payton Haley, Staff Writer November 6, 2015

Being in high school offers not only an education, but also many opportunities to go out and have fun. Whether it is an extracurricular activity or just hanging out with friends, there are endless possibilities...

RURITEEN CLUB PAMPERS MCKAMEY SHELTER PUPS -- CHS Ruriteen Club spends a day at McKamey Animal Shelter.

Ruriteen Club Pets, Plays With, and Pampers Puppies and Kittens

Josh Sizemore, Staff Writer November 5, 2015

On October 26, the Ruriteen Club traveled to the McKamey Animal Center to take care of animals in need. While the students were there, they took a tour of the different rooms of the shelter such as the...

GOVERNMENT CLASS  WORKS TO SEND STUDENTS INTO ADULTHOOD AS GOOD CITIZENS -- Government teacher Beverly Hollingsworth teaches CHS seniors about the whys and hows of our country.

Government Class Puts Politics Into Perspective for Central Students

Samantha Scott, Staff Writer November 4, 2015

A government credit is required for all Hamilton County students who want to graduate from high school. The course teaches kids about the nation we live in as well as keeping them informed on important...

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