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No sleep ’til senior year: Junior year challenges students

No sleep ’til senior year: Junior year challenges students

Zsilas Michael Hughes, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Junior year, 11th Grade, a rising senior. No matter what you call it these 180 days of focused education, this year is perceived to be one of the most difficult in high school. Junior year is filled with educational responsibilities, extracurricular scheduling, and the impact of emotional changes....

Chaotic crowds: Freshmen class takes over Swartz

Chaotic crowds: Freshmen class takes over Swartz

Hunter Nace, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

A new school year can bring students and administrators many new experiences.  One new thing that the whole school is feeling the effect of is this year's freshmen class being the largest class size at CHS.   With around 450 students in the freshman class alone, in addition to the sophomore and...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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