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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

HOMECOMING WEEK IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER -- Both students and teachers dressed up in college attire on Friday, September 25.

Homecoming Week is Right Around the Corner

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer September 25, 2020

Homecoming week is coming up faster than you think. This week, which is centered around the Homecoming football game, the Homecoming Court, and school spirit, will be held next week from September 28 to...

THE CLASS OF 2022 OFFICERS LOOK TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF JUNIOR YEAR -- (From left to right) Jessyca Foster, Jack Graham, and Sydney Stone are working together to make the most out of this trying year for juniors.

The Class of 2022 Officers Hope to Make the Most Out of Junior Year

Zoey Greene, Staff Writer September 24, 2020

The 2020-21 school year has brought on many challenges regarding normal procedures. When the class elections were conducted, the campaigns were carried out completely online. Juniors have four eligible...

HIGH HOPES AMONG SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS FOR THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR -- (From left to right) Treasurer Zoey Greene, Vice President Ariya McGhee, President Destiny Smith, and Secretary Kenyon McCrobey hope to work together and make this school year one to remember.

High Hopes Among Senior Class Officers for the 2020-21 School Year

Haroun Ghazi, Staff Writer September 23, 2020

It is that time of year again, and class elections have rolled around. This year has arguably been a strange year for all of us. One thing that proceeded semi-normally was Central's senior class elections....

SENIORS MEET WITH COUNSELORS FOR FINAL SEMESTER HELP -- Stacy Alexander talks to three students about future testing protocol. File Photo from 2020.

123, Let’s Take this ACT

Zoey Greene, Staff Writer September 21, 2020

Seniors are beyond stressed as the time comes near to take the test of all tests. With so many questions at hand, it is evident that focus has not been present. Stacy Alexander, Central's college advisor,...

COVID-19 CAUSES LITTLE CHANGE UP IN INTRUDER DRILL -- Officer Marcus Dotson explains intruder drill procedures to a student.

COVID-19 Causes Little Change Up in Intruder Drill

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer September 17, 2020

There has been some talk about intruder drills being different this school year due to the COVID-19 guidelines. Most people expected the drills to be different. This is due to the fact that during the...

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH -- Suicide prevention is often represented by a yellow banner; it is also occasionally represented with a teal banner.

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

Grayson Catlett, Columnist September 14, 2020

With all of the establishing information and events of September comes a somber reminder of a prevalent issue around the world. September has been recognized by many as National Suicide Prevention Awareness...

JORDAN HUDSON AND CASSANDRA CASTILLO NAMED MR. AND MS. CENTRAL FOR THE CLASS OF 2020 -- Seniors Jordan Hudson and Cassandra Castillo are named Mr. and Ms. Central for the 2019-20 school year.

Jordan Hudson and Cassandra Castillo Named Mr. and Ms. Central for the Class of 2020

Blake Catlett, Assistant Editor May 26, 2020

Despite all of the obstacles that accompanied the spread of COVID-19, Central was still able to name its Mr. and Ms. Central for the class of 2020. The court had already been decided in February, so all...

SENIOR JAMESON WILLARD RECEIVES THREE YEAR ROTC SCHOLARSHIP -- Alongside his ROTC duties, Jameson Willard served as the football teams kicker his junior and senior year.

Senior Jameson Willard Recieves Three Year ROTC Scholarship

Ashley Coleman, Staff Writer May 22, 2020

Central seniors applied for countless scholarships throughout the school year. Scholarships can be awarded for various aspects, such as sports and academic success. These awards help college students focus...


Senior Tyler Mullins Receives Full ROTC Scholarship

Sarah Katheron Latham, Staff Writer May 13, 2020

Many of Central's seniors have spent the past school year busy with college and scholarship applications. One of those seniors, Tyler Mullins, is proud to have received a scholarship through the Reserve...

CENTRAL DIGEST EDITOR-IN-CHIEF DAYONNA CARSON IS HARVARD BOUND -- Editor-in-Chief DayOnna Carson has decided to attend Harvard University starting this fall.

Central Digest Editor-in-Chief DayOnna Carson is Harvard Bound

Sarah Katheron Latham, Staff Writer May 5, 2020

These times are uncertain for high school seniors who are ready to graduate.  No one truly knows what next year at a new school will look like, especially amid a global pandemic. However, one thing is...