The Central Digest

  • Book club meeting will be moved to Wed., Jan. 23 in B108. See Ms. White for information.

  • Talk to a National Honor Society member Mon., Wed., or Fri. during lunch to donate in support of Erlanger Oncology Jan. 16-31.

But Seriously: What’s With All The Speed Bumps?

But Seriously: What’s With All The Speed Bumps?

Jared Eddy, Columnist

January 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Two Truths, One Laurelie

With the new year in full swing, some new additions to Central were added over the holiday break and surprised many. A total of 25 speed bumps have been added to the Central High School campus after Central principal, Finley King, requested Hamilton County to install them. Over the past few days...

But Seriously: Senior Night Memorable for Many Reasons

But Seriously: Senior Night Memorable for Many Reasons

Jared Eddy, Columnist

October 31, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Two Truths, One Laurelie

Last Friday was Central's Senior Night, where the school honors the students that are in the 12th grade who participate in either football, cheerleading, or band. This is the last home game for the seniors and it was great game. The Pounders won 37-0 against Sequoyah High School and clinched a berth...

Picture Day: Total Success or Total Failure?

Picture Day: Total Success or Total Failure?

Jared Eddy, Columnist

September 15, 2016


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Every year, students are collected out of their English classes and placed in front a camera, grey background behind them, and a forced smile plastered on their faces. Picture day was September 13, 2016 and grades 9th through 11th took pictures for the yearbook. As for the seniors, they are scrambling...

But Seriously…: A Quick Chat About Snapchat

But Seriously…: A Quick Chat About Snapchat

Jared Eddy, Columnist

September 12, 2016


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"It is just a great place to look for a laugh or entertainment. I also feel more connected to my friends than ever." -- D'Andre Anderson, senior

Getting Down in Dirty Cars

Getting Down in Dirty Cars

Jared Eddy, Columnist

August 26, 2016


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Do you smell that? Oh, that is just my car. You have probably heard this excuse before, maybe from a friend, cousin, or even your mom. Everyone has a different standard when it comes to a "dirty" car. Some people would a consider a car with one piece of trash disgusting, and others would argue...

But Seriously: ‘Pokemon Go’ is The Best Game Ever

But Seriously: ‘Pokemon Go’ is The Best Game Ever

Jared Eddy, Columnist

August 19, 2016


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On July 6, 2016, the gaming industry had been changed forever. The highly anticipated mobile game "Pokemon Go" was released in North America, New Zealand, and Australia and became one of the most downloaded games ever. I sat down with some students to understand the excitement of the game. "It's...

Throwing Stones: A Columnist’s Year of Finding Friends and Stories at Central High

Throwing Stones: A Columnist’s Year of Finding Friends and Stories at Central High

Hannah Stone, Columnist

May 10, 2016


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Flashback to the last week of junior year, the weather is warming and summer climbs to the horizon. Beyond that, just close enough to see, the end of my high school career. Classes to schedule and credits to earn, I pieced together a picture of what my senior year would look like. The most exciting development:...

Traveling Abroad: Good Times and Valuable Lessons

Traveling Abroad: Good Times and Valuable Lessons

Hannah Stone, Columnist

April 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Showcase, Two Truths, One Laurelie

At Central High School, students have endless opportunities to excel and grow. One of the most recent developments in student life has been Central's world-traveling group. Led by Kevin Parsons, the "Harrison Globe-Trotters" toured England in the summer of 2015. With plans to continue traveling in the...

Remembering Nelle Harper Lee and To Kill A Mockingbird

Remembering Nelle Harper Lee and To Kill A Mockingbird

Hannah Stone, Columnist

February 29, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Two Truths, One Laurelie

Famous author, progressive thinker, and outspoken introvert, the legendary Harper Lee passed away early last Friday morning. Lee was an inspiration to lovers of literature and aspiring writers everywhere. Her beloved novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, is still studied by high school and college students...

Grown-Up Coloring Books: Colorful Stress Relief

Grown-Up Coloring Books: Colorful Stress Relief

Hannah Stone, Columnist

February 18, 2016


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Central students are discovering a new trend: "grown-up" coloring books. With their unique and complex patterns, these coloring books will often claim to be therapeutic or enhance mindfulness. Art therapy has proven its worth in the past decade. From cancer patients to those dealing with conditions such...

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