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The Central Digest

The student news site of Chattanooga Central High School

The Central Digest

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...

Coronavirus Pandemic Causes All Schooling to go Virtual

April 7, 2020

As concerns about the spread of COVID-19 grew, county and state officials made the move to conduct all classes online indefinitely. This has caused many people to wonder how students will be able to complete...

CENTRAL STUDENTS PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING AND OTHER PRECAUTIONS -- Due to the coronavirus outbreak, students are expected to work from home while still practicing social distancing.

Central Students Practice Social Distancing And Other Precautions

Morgan Snyder, Columnist April 2, 2020

As Tennessee is one of the latest states to order citizens to stay at home, social distancing is becoming a more prevalent household term. Social distancing is the practice of intentionally increasing...


Foreign Exchange Students Forced to Return Home Because of COVID-19 Threats

Abby Young, Staff Writer April 1, 2020

COVID-19 is a huge concern at the moment, not just in the U.S., but all around the world. This is the reason why Central's three foreign exchange students, Anna Markstrom, Ida Ovesen, and May Soares, had...