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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

SUPERINTENDENTS STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL IS BACK IN SESSION -- Luke Keown and Amber Burchfield are striving to highlight the teachers at Central.

Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council is Back in Session

Zoey Greene, Staff Writer November 2, 2020

The Superintendent's Student Advisory Council resumed their meetings with their new representatives on Wednesday, September 30. This group allows for teenagers active in their school to express their feelings...

PATRIOTIC POETRY CONTEST INCREASES PRIZE MONEY -- Junior Anna Frazier is ready to tackle her poem with the help of her good friend, Shakespeare.

Patriotic Poetry Contest Increases Prize Money

Zoey Greene, Staff Writer October 27, 2020

"The Patriotic Poetry Contest for Valentines for Veterans" that is ran by the organization Operation Love has increased their prize money for this year. Usually, the reward caps out at $100.00, but this...

KENYON MCCROBEY AND DESTINY SMITH ANNOUNCED HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN -- Seniors Kenyon McCrobey and Destiny Smith celebrating the honor of being named Homecoming King and Queen.

2020 Senior Homecoming King and Queen Announced

Bailey Brantingham, Editor October 9, 2020

During these uncertain times, many students have relied on activities and traditions to keep themselves motivated at school. One of these exciting traditions is Central's annual homecoming football game...

A LOOK INTO CENTRALS SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH CLASS -- April Hashe holding a chicken bone that was soaked in vinegar, which made it pliable.

A Look Inside Central’s Scientific Research Class

Luke Keown, Staff Writer October 7, 2020

This year, April Hashe's Scientific Research class has been focusing on studying the techniques used to connect evidence with a crime, also known as forensic science. Over the course of the semester, the...

CENTRAL STUDENTS GRADUATIONS REQUIREMENT SHIFT -- Senior Jeremy Rogers looks forward to being a graduate in 2021 as classes zoom by.

Central’s Shift in Credit Requirements for Graduation

Zoey Greene, Staff Writer October 6, 2020

The 2020-2021 year starts a period of new graduation credit requirements. While Central has always been on a traditional schedule, recent pandemic regulations have caused a switch to block schedule. "We...

FIVE SENIORS NOMINATED TO GIRLS HOMECOMING COURT OF 2020 -- (From top to bottom, left to right) Seniors Ashlee Smith, Madison Taylor, Dallana Nolazco, Destiny Smith, and Ashley Lackey pose on a Zoom call.

Five Seniors Nominated to Girls’ Homecoming Court of 2020

Bailey Brantingham, Editor September 29, 2020

This year, many changes have been made regarding school and student activities. However, one tradition that is remaining solid this year is the homecoming court. This year, a total of ten seniors have...

CENTRAL ANNOUNCES 2020 HOMECOMING KING NOMINEES -- (From left to right) Grayson Catlett, Tanner Salinas (top), Kenyon McCrobey (bottom), Jeremy Rogers, and Bryson Eddy (not pictured) are this years Homecoming King court.

Central Announces 2020 Homecoming King Nominees

Haroun Ghazi, Staff Writer September 29, 2020

Homecoming is an annual tradition that has gone on for decades at Central. Despite fears of change, this year was no different as Principal Iannarone announced the nominees for this year's Homecoming King....

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....