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The CHS Shakespeare Troupe proudly presented the first-ever virtual Student-Directed Shakespeare Festival on May 18. Students created and published video performances of sonnets, monologues, and scenes from Shakespeare's work.

CHS Student-Directed Shakespeare Festival 2021 (Video)

Periscope staff May 25, 2021

The CHS Shakespeare Troupe hosted their virtual festival, "And Then We Masked" on Tues May 18 in McGowan tent (previously used for prom and other school activities).  New this year, the participants recorded...

CHS 2021 Virtual Art Show (video)

Periscope staff May 21, 2021

The CHS art teachers are pleased to share the 2021 CHS Virtual Art Show. The art show is normally held in person at the high school complex, but due to Covid-19 restrictions, the art department was not...

THE GIRLS OF MOXIE ARE OVER IT! A new Netflix original movie starring Vivian (Hadley Robinson) as she creates her own zines to spread in the girls bathrooms to combat sexism in her high school.

‘Moxie’: #Fightthedoublestandard (Review)

Natalie Davis April 2, 2021

There have been many forms of protest, from chanting in the streets, raising signs like weapons of war, to using duct tape over the mouth to let silence and stubbornness speak for itself. Then you...

ROCK ON: This year's Grammy awards were all about the ladies. How will this impact our local musicians?

Yes, She Can! How the 2021 Grammys are inspiring local female musicians (Editorial)

A sweeping female victory at the 2021 Grammys sparks discussion for the next generation of women in music.
Rachel Martin March 29, 2021

The Grammys 2021 was an event unlike any other. But aside from Billie Eilish’s hair (which has been confirmed: wig), Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s much-discussed choreography, and BTS’s surprising...

CRAFTY: These three YouTubers are some of the most popular Minecraft video producers. 2021 has been a big year for them.

The pandemic advantage: YouTubers make the most of at-home possibilities

Renae Greak March 18, 2021

2020 is finally far behind us and has been left in the past. Though there was a lot of bad this that happened, some good was able to come out of it. 2020 was a big year for content creators on YouTube....

SING ALONG: With the shutdown of theaters, including Broadway, movie musicals have been a popular replacement for those craving a little song and dance on stage.  Which movie musicals are your favorites? Share with us in the comments below.

Singing from your sofa: movie musicals to enjoy at home

Grace Pak, Guest Writer March 15, 2021

For this guest review, we welcome freelance writer and CHS sophomore Grace Pak! If you would like to be a guest writer, please contact our adviser Kate Muir at [email protected] During this...

SKYSCRAPERS: The simplistic, yet engaging cover of the book features constellations; a show of proof as to how small we really are amongst the grand scheme of things.

Little Cosmonaut: ‘We Are The Ants’ (Review)

Ryleigh Underwood March 11, 2021

When I go book-shopping, I always look for eye-catching covers. It’s a natural instinct, anything bright, colorful, or remotely interesting is bound to get our attention; and that’s part of the...

ON CLOUD 9: Taylor Swift is rereleasing her second album

Swift reliving an era through re-released albums

Kathleen O'Neill March 11, 2021

Taylor Swift has been releasing hits for over 15 years, starting in 2006 with “Tim McGraw.” Signed with Big Machine Records, she was not always given complete creative freedom. Now that she has been...

A Monster comes walking to help a boy speak his truth. Letting go is not the same as giving up. Actor Felicity Jones in A Monster Calls (2016)

‘A Monster Calls’: Letting go doesn’t mean giving up (Review)

Natalie Davis March 8, 2021

  How does a story start? How does it end? Most would say that any story starts with a hero and ends with a happy ending, but in the real world it’s not all that simple. Most of the time...

DIG IN: 'The Life We Bury' is a 2014 mystery by Allen Eskens, that since then has been in development for a feature film.

‘The Life We Bury’: You’ll want to dig into this mystery (Review)

Jillian Grimes February 23, 2021

I have always had a love for a good mystery, whether it be a movie, TV show, or a book. The twists and turns that no one saw coming, the scenes that keep you on the edge of your seat with suspense...

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