Periscope

  • May 14The senior class' last day is May 23.

  • May 14The honors banquet will take place on May 23 at 5:30 pm.

  • May 14Senior Renaissance will take place on May 29 in the McGowan Auditiorium.

  • May 14Matthew Oh placed first in the senior individual documentary category at state National History Day on May 10.

  • May 14The 2019 edition of Oracle is availible for pickup in the cafeteria this week

  • May 13Keystone Testing will take place this week (5/13-5/20). There will be an adjusted schedule most days.

From living room to classroom: The pros and cons of attending school with siblings

From living room to classroom: The pros and cons of attending school with siblings

Skylar Bowers, Student Life Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

There are many siblings that are attending CHS at the same time, including Joey and Jenna Bramble (junior and sophomore), Lanie and Robert Lissner (senior and junior), and Genia and Abby Purdy (senior and freshman). All the siblings have expressed positive feelings with being there for each other ...

Head of the Herd: Kaitlynn den Hoed

Head of the Herd: Kaitlynn den Hoed

Becca Winton, Website Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2019


Filed under Head of the Herd, Head of the Herd, Podcasts, Showcase, Student Life

In this episode of Head of the Herd, Kaitlynn den Hoed shared her passion for animals and her future plans for after high school. den Hoed is excited to travel and become a zoologist.

Heroes in the Herd: Marra’s battle of life vs. leukemia

Heroes in the Herd: Marra’s battle of life vs. leukemia

Ayb Graham, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Many posters line the walls of CHS, including one titled “Pennies for Patients.” Most people walk by the poster without a second glance, but a closer inspection of the poster reveals multiple hardships and battles against cancer, including one of our very own members of the Herd: Max Marra. Marr...

Only one life: the advantages of leading a healthy lifestyle

Only one life: the advantages of leading a healthy lifestyle

Kaitlyn Peck, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Enduring a healthy lifestyle can be quite a struggle for high school students. Besides just eating vegetables and fruits, there are many other factors that can influence a healthy life. Opening up to a new way of living could ultimately have a lasting effect on someone’s life. Health affects lives in m...

Head of the Herd: Dane Spence

Head of the Herd: Dane Spence

Becca Winton, Website Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2019


Filed under Head of the Herd, Head of the Herd, Podcasts, Seniors, Student Life

This episode of Head of the Herd features Dane Spence who discusses his motivation to finish high school and his future plans for after graduation.

Tips for Testing: SAT Prep

Tips for Testing: SAT Prep

Kaitlyn Peck, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Scholastic Aptitude Tests, known commonly as the SATs, leave a trail of high school students under copious amounts of stress. SATs are tests that challenge and score a student’s academic skill set. Almost every student goes through the SAT jitters. “Honestly, my main concern was, am I going to test well enough...

Ship Start: a new head start to college

Ship Start: a new head start to college

Skylar Bowers, Student Life Editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

AP and honor classes are intended to prepare students for college courses, but what better way to get ready than to take the college class first-hand? Ship Start is a program offered by Shippensburg University (SU) that allows CHS students to earn college credits while attending high school. T...

Head of the Herd: Joseph Durbin

Head of the Herd: Joseph Durbin

Becca Winton, Website Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2019


Filed under Head of the Herd, Podcasts, Podcasts, Student Life

Senior Joseph Durbin is featured in the very first podcast version of Head of the Herd. We discuss his time in CHS's choir and his plans for after graduation.  

The gender divide: Why are some classes not evenly represented? (Editorial)

The gender divide: Why are some classes not evenly represented? (Editorial)

Skylar Bowers, Michael Raphael, and Carlin Diehl

February 13, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Traditionally, there has been a lack of gender diversity in certain types of classes such as the arts, mathematics, and sciences. These ratios have stayed the same for a long time, this presumingly because of gender stereotyping and standards. This is the truth for many schools, including our own. ...

Learning to hand jive: A behind the scene look at “Grease” practices (slideshow)

Learning to hand jive: A behind the scene look at “Grease” practices (slideshow)

Mia Byus, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Media, Student Life

As the annual CHS Musical is coming up, the student cast rehearses daily to get ready to perform their parts in Grease. Performance dates are Feb 21, 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Emma Barr auditorium. Box office hours and dates are Feb 5-6, 12-13, 18-20 from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m.,  21 & 22 fro...

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