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.

Juniors Gear up for the ACT

Juniors Gear up for the ACT

Madi Blackburn, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Juniors all around the nation, as well as many underclassman, are preparing for the ACT. Central High School's students are no exception, and the date circled in their calendars is Tuesday, March 20. The juniors will be taking a free ACT, something that has been provided for many years. This test can...

Annual CDC Prom Leaves Fond Memories For Students Who Attended

Annual CDC Prom Leaves Fond Memories For Students Who Attended

Cassandra Castillo, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The 16th of February was a remarkable day with lots of food, lights, and a DJ. That special Friday night was Central’s annual CDC Prom, held in Central’s cafeteria. The lunchroom had been completely transformed, decorated as a dance floor, with the lights out and a spotlight on. “Junior Laurelie...

Students Protest For 17 Minutes in Remembrance of Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting

Students Protest For 17 Minutes in Remembrance of Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting

John Britt, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries, Showcase, Student Life

On February 14, 2018, a horrific school shooting took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. A total of 17 people were killed and many more wounded in one of the most deadly shootings to ever occur in the United States. As a result, many schools across the United States...

New AP U.S. Government Class Coming to Central for 2018-2019 School Year

New AP U.S. Government Class Coming to Central for 2018-2019 School Year

Blake Catlett, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

For the 2018-2019 academic year, AP Government will be introduced at Central, becoming the first and only AP social studies course at Central. The new class will be taught by Ms. Hooper, the current Gifted instructor for Central High School. The course was brought into discussion by students hoping ...

Post Heart Week: Reflecting on ‘Drive for Five’

Post Heart Week: Reflecting on ‘Drive for Five’

Madi Blackburn, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

During February, the Central Digest partnered with the American Heart Association to put on the fundraiser "Drive for Five", which allowed students to buy wristbands that sported the slogan "Life is Why." The fundraiser was a success, in part because students were permitted to dress down for a week if...

Central Introduces the RWS Next Generation Sustainable Living Program

Central Introduces the RWS Next Generation Sustainable Living Program

Bryson Eddy, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

There are many unique clubs and programs at Central High School. One of the more hands-on programs is Next Generation Sustainable Living, which is funded and sponsored by Real World Scholars (RWS). This program is taught to Sophomores and Juniors by Mr. Jerry Webb from second to seventh period in rooms...

JROTC Cadets Enjoy “A Night on the River” at Annual Military Ball

JROTC Cadets Enjoy “A Night on the River” at Annual Military Ball

Matthew Davis, Assistant Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

 The JROTC Military Ball is an event held every year for JROTC Cadets and any guest that they would like to bring. This year, the ball was held Friday, February 29, aboard the "Southern Belle" riverboat docked in downtown Chattanooga, with the theme of "A Night on the River." Tickets costed $35 per...

CHS Drama Club is ‘Earnestly’ Prepping for Spring Play

CHS Drama Club is ‘Earnestly’ Prepping for Spring Play

Madi Blackburn, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Central High School's drama club is making history again as it prepares for its second play this school year, "The Importance of Being Earnest." Both the students and Ms. Sally White, the drama teacher, are very excited about putting on what is sure to be a spectacular play. "'The Importance of Being...

Breakout Games Are ‘Breaking’ Boundaries in Freshmen English Classes

Breakout Games Are ‘Breaking’ Boundaries in Freshmen English Classes

John Britt, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Anyone who has ever participated in a breakout game could tell you that they are not the easiest. Breakout games are tests of logic and teamwork to solve usually rather difficult puzzles to get to a goal. Typically, the goal is to escape from the room, but in a school setting, the goal is all about wo...

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