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The Central Digest

CENTRAL STUDENTS TAKE PSAT/NMSQT -- The PSAT/NMSQT is designed for sophomores and juniors and opens the doors to countless opportunities.

The PSAT/NMSQT Presents Opportunities for Central Students

Sarah Katheron Latham, Assistant Editor February 2, 2021

Every semester ends with dreaded End of Course exams, and most students are glad for standardized testing to be over with for some time.  However, as testing was ending several students were preparing...

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

Senior Counselors Hold Zoom Meeting for Help on Financial Aid and Graduation

Grayson Catlett, Columnist January 29, 2021

This year's seniors have just entered their final semester of high school. With those final months of "senior-itis" come important moments, like applying to colleges and financial aid, ordering yearbooks,...

NEW GUIDELINES ARISE FOR EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AT THE START OF SECOND SEMESTER -- The Central Voices performed at Channel 3s Share Your Christmas event in 2019.

Phase 0? New Guidelines Are Established for Extracurricular Activities

Sarah Katheron Latham, Assistant Editor January 26, 2021

"Health Guidelines" is a phrase that has become all too familiar in the past year. The Hamilton County Department of Education has focused on creating guidelines that keep everyone learning safely.  As...

LEARNING STYLE DECISIONS DUE NOVEMBER 20 -- Ms. Brazeale is pictured with her only on-campus student during fourth block, Senior Carmen Crabtree.

Hamilton County Students to Choose Learning Option for Second Semester

Blake Catlett, Editor November 20, 2020

The second semester of the 2020-21 school year will soon be upon students, and this also means that Central students will be selecting which learning style they will be participating in. Students have...

STUDENTS REPRESENT CENTRAL AT ANNUAL MODEL UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE -- Central students representing either Djibouti or Kazakhstan at 2018s Model UN. From left to right: Hanton Guerrero, Cassandra Castillo, Jake Johns, Preston Fore, Laurelie Holmberg, Matthew Frazier, Zeena Whayeb, Deanna Wnuk, and Danae Wnuk. File Photo from 2018.

It is Time for Model United Nations to Start

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer November 6, 2020

This year, gifted teacher Angie Hentz is the teacher in charge of Model United Nations, also known as Model UN, which is sponsored by the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Civics group out of Nashville,...

2020 LEADERSHIP CLASS TOUCHES UP THE WALLS OF CENTRAL-- Senior Dallana Nolazco sits on a locker while touching up the walls of the basketball locker rooms.

The 2020 Leadership Class Touches Up the Walls of Central

Blake Catlett, Editor November 4, 2020

Every day, Central's leadership students meet during third block with Duncan Kelley in C Pod, room 104. These  students are some of the most prominent leaders of the school. This class handles some of...

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...

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