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The Central Digest

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The Central Digest

YARN AND  KNITTING PINS -- Emma Beach poses ready to knit with her yarn and pins.

Emma Beach: Knitting Aficionado

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer January 25, 2016

There is a plethora of talent within the Central High School student body. From musically inclined and artistically gifted students to sports stars and academic experts, talent is abundant. Some talents,...

THE FORCE AWAKENS THEATERS ACROSS THE WORLD -- Star Wars: The Force Awakens is still breaking records in the box office.

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Thrills Central’s Loyal Star Wars Fans

Preston Fore, Staff Writer January 19, 2016

The force was most definitely awoken this winter with the introduction of the first in the sequel trilogy of the Star Wars franchise.  Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the seventh movie in the series,...

STUDENTS REFLECT ON TOP 10 HITS OF 2015 -- Central students share what they thought were the hits and misses of 2015.

Central Students Agree; “Uptown Funk” was Billboard’s Top Song of 2015

Matthew Davis, Staff Writer January 15, 2016

2015 was one of the biggest years for music in history. Several artists made comebacks, such as Taylor Swift, Adele, and Nick Jonas, while some groups suffered breakups, such as One Direction. However,...


Students Spread Holiday Cheer by Helping the Community

Savannah Smith, Assistant Editor December 21, 2015

George Matthew Adams once said, "Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first." As the Christmas season comes around the corner, students should...

FORENSICS FUN -- Senior Katy Pollock enjoys reading the case studies Mrs. Cotreau assigns in class.

Forensic Science Class Is a Favorite Among Students

Payton Haley, Staff Writer December 14, 2015

In Hamilton County, every high school student is required to take four science classes. Biology and chemistry are mandatory, and students may choose two other science classes. Central offers quite a variety...

A TASTY THANK-YOU -- Mrs. Tina Staton is served by Ruriteen Club treasurer, Nicole Long.

Teacher Treat Day Is a Hit for the Ruriteen Club

Jadyn Snakenberg, Copy Editor December 10, 2015

The Ruriteen Club is dedicated to serving Central High School and the Chattanooga community. They complete at least one service project a month, and December's was a club favorite. For the past two years,...

SEWING SEWING SEWING!  -- Mrs. Doris Coulter has implemented sewing into her Introduction to Human Studies class and these freshmen a really loving it!

Intro to Human Studies Teacher Implements Sewing into Course Curriculum

Jacob Johns, Staff Writer December 8, 2015

High school courses can cover an array of material and skills that go beyond the state's standards. Central boasts many of these classes, and one such is Introduction to Human Studies. Mrs. Doris Coulter,...

GO MOCS! -- A few seniors from Centrals graduating class are having a great time at the UTC tour.

Central Seniors Spend the Day Touring UTC

Shelby Campbell, Photographer December 7, 2015

On Thursday, November 19, a few of Central High's seniors spent the day touring and learning more about The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. They were accompanied by Ms. Katy Burnette, Central's...

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"...

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