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MARCHING THROUGH MARCH -- Ms. Katy Burnette and her new friend, Dude, like to play fetch and run in the rain.

Ruriteen Club Busy with Projects This Spring

Judith Bell, Staff Writer April 16, 2015

While many students are dragging toward the end of the school year and dreaming of summer break, the Ruriteens of Central are still hard at work. Before Spring Break, they volunteered in two service projects...

FESTIVAL COMPETITION -- The Central High School Symphonic Band receives superior rating at the Festival Band Competition.

The Central Symphonic Band Receives Superior Ratings At Competition

Savannah Smith, Staff Writer April 9, 2015

Someone once said that being a part of something special makes you special, and the Central Symphonic Band is exactly that. This past Friday, March 20, the symphonic band was involved in the Festival Band...

GETTING STARTED -- The front page of is the first step in learning about your family tree.

Central Students Have Access to

Haley Scarbrough, Staff Writer April 8, 2015

Central students now have access to on school campus for free! Hamilton County has recently added this special feature to all school computers. This website is exciting for students who want...

CLASS OF 2015 -- Alexya Barnes (left) and Judith Bell (right) represent the best of the Class of 2015.

Class of 2015’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian Announced

Ursula Santos, Staff Writer April 6, 2015

Central High School recently announced the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2015. Alexya Barnes earned valedictorian, and Judith Bell earned salutatorian. This is the first time in Central's...

MAD, BAD, AND DANGEROUS -- A woman with a mind is a force to be reckoned with.

Central Student Wins Cash Prize at Mad, Bad, and Dangerous Event

Judith Bell, Staff Writer March 18, 2015

Mad, Bad, and Dangerous was an event that combined PEF, CO LAB, and Girls Preparatory School to provide girls from around the city with an opportunity to apply entrepreneurial, problem-solving, and teamwork...

Freshmen Build Rube Goldberg Machine in Physics

Justin Metcalf, Staff Writer March 18, 2015

Mr. Chip Strickland's freshmen physics class recently applied their knowledge of motion and the laws of nature to build very intricate machines known as Rube Goldberg machines. "A Rube Goldberg Machine...

WALDON HOUSE FIRE -- The house of Brianna and Haley Dobbs and Kim and Kenny Waldon went up in flames on February 26, 2015.

Waldon Family Suffers Tremendous Loss After Tragic House Fire

Alyssa Rosenzweig, Managing Editor March 16, 2015

It was 10:30 p.m., and Central student Brianna Dobbs was laying in bed listening to music. Her relaxation was interrupted by the sound of shattering glass. On February 26, the house of Brianna Dobbs,...

AWARD-WINNING PHOTO  -- Staff writer Shelby Campbell won an award for her picture honoring Destanie Roach after she passed away.

The Central Digest Celebrates Honors in THSPA Awards

Maghan Champion, Staff Writer March 16, 2015

The Tennessee High School Press Association (THSPA) has announced the winners of this year's THSPA Awards. Among individual accolades, the Central Digest came in third place overall in the news website...

CDC STUDENTS AND VALENTINES DAY DANCE VOLUNTEERS -- Central students strike a pose for Valentines Day.

CDC Kids Dance the Night Away at Valentine’s Day Dance

Alyssa Rosenzweig, Managing Editor March 9, 2015

On February 13, the CDC kids of Central High School enjoyed a night of dancing, food, friends, and fun. Starting at around seven o'clock, the kids dressed in red and pink to celebrate Valentine's Day on...

SENIORS SLACKING -- (First Row) Cody Cross, Markisha Davis (Second Row) Robert Hudgins, Endiya Rice.

Senioritis: The Epidemic of High School Seniors

Kaleb Blanton, Staff Writer February 23, 2015

According to Wikipedia, senioritis is used to describe the decreased motivation toward studies displayed by students who are nearing the end of their high school careers. Many seniors around Central...

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