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The Central Digest

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The Central Digest

SOPHOMORE SARAH KATHERON LATHAM NAMED DISTRICT RURITEEN OF THE YEAR -- Latham is honored with a plaque for the 2020 Ruriteen of the Year award.

Sophomore Sarah Katheron Latham Named District Ruriteen of the Year

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer May 5, 2021

Sarah Katheron Latham joined the Ruriteen club as a freshman. This year, she serves as the President of the organization. The Central High Ruriteen club is a community service organization which serves...

A LOOK AT SENIOR DAY AND CLASS NIGHT -- (2020)Cassandra Castillo is honored with a scholarship at Class Night

A Look at Senior Day and Class Night

Brandon Williams, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

Last year's seniors experienced a less than normal end of their high school career, but the class of 2021 hoped that the same would not happen to them. Central's Senior Day/Class Night is currently scheduled...

Grayson Catlett explores Pennsylvania with his mother, Susan Cattlett, including the Philadelphia Art Museum.

Grayson Catlett Receives Full Scholarship to the University of Pennsylvania Through QuestBridge

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

QuestBridge is a program, whose mission is to connect talented high school students coming from low-income backgrounds or first-generation college students, those who will be the first in their family...

DIGEST NAMED NATIONAL WEBSITE OF DISTINCTION -- The Central Digest staff pictured with their awards. Blake Catlett, a 4-year staff member, is holding the plaque in front.

Central Digest Earns SNO Distinguished Site Status for Fifth Year in a Row

Blake Catlett, Editor April 16, 2021

Since the 2016-17 school year, the Central Digest has worked towards earning School Newspapers Online's (SNO) Distinguished site status, and the staff looked to continue this streak. This school year has...

CENTRALS LONG HISTORY OF STUDENT INVOLVEMENT -- CHS bookstore and usher armbands sit in a display case honoring Centrals past.

Central’s Rich History of Student Involvement Encourages the Return of Clubs and Student Aides

Sarah Katheron Latham, Assistant Editor April 1, 2021

Attention, Central Alumni! Do you remember the armbands the ushers and bank staff would wear? Do you remember being on a staff (bank, bookstore, library, office, guidance) and investing in your school? During...

2021 WILL HAVE A TALENT SHOW-- On March 13, 2020, Central held its annual talent show. This day was especially momentous because it marked the last day that students were at school in person before Coronavirus prompted school closures.

Central’s Annual Talent Show is Set to Continue

Zoey Greene, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

Last year, the Central High School Talent Show took place on March 13 which was the last day of normalcy within the school building. No one knew at the time what would come, and no one knew that it would...

CENTRAL INTRODUCE LEARNING LABS -- The daily schedule for learning labs shows which teachers will be helping with each subject each day.

Central Students Have Been Given the Option for Learning Labs

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

Success Learning Labs are being offered to provide additional time and support for students who wish to improve their grades, and it ensures that students stay on track for graduation. Currently, the labs...

STUDENTS TAKE SEL SURVEYS -- Central students took the SEL survey through Panorama.

Students Take SEL Surveys to Assist in Improving Central

Haroun Ghazi, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

Over the past weeks, Central students have been participating in surveys during their advisory period. These SEL surveys allow students to voice how they feel about the school. They are encouraged to express...

CATLETT NAMED VALEDICTORIAN, GREENE NAMED SALUTATORIAN -- Zoey Greene adjusts Grayson Catletts graduation cap.

Grayson Catlett, Zoey Greene Named 2021 Valedictorian, Salutatorian

Landon Cook, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

Valedictorian and salutatorian are highly coveted titles, bestowed every year to the top two performing members of their respected class. These people are the leaders, who present themselves with great...

AFRICA PHINEZY NAMED FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE  -- Africa Phinezy will be speaking on behalf of all the members on the Central directory.

Africa Phinezy Named Faculty Representative

Zoey Greene, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

As graduations are around the corner, specific speaking roles are being assigned. One of these roles is the faculty representative. The student who is chosen to do this is one that all members of the Central...

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