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  • 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.

Delete: How Social Media is Eliminating Individuality

Heidi Heinlein, Perspectives Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized

Even though students do not randomly break out into song to express their feelings, Glee got one thing right. There is a social pyramid in high school and everybody aspires to be at the top. Social media is a big part of society today. A report by Common Sense Media shows, 75 percent of teenagers in America have profiles on social networks. If someone does not have an account on a platform such as Snapchat, Instagram, Twitte...

Social media and the individual

Social media and the individual

Periscope staff

February 7, 2019


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

How does social media impact the way you see yourself and others?  These two authors explore this topic from two different lenses.

Water is Wet–Soaking, Sopping, Wet

Ashley Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Imagine, a fish underwater, swimming in the sea, then, all the sudden, he takes a bite and is pulled from the water in which he lived. Now, holding that writhing fish in your hands, he’s sopping wet. So, wouldn’t he still be wet while he’s in the water? The debate may have begun to die out but, he...

Cyberbullying stops here: Wi-Fi restrictions keep school safe (Editorial)

Cyberbullying stops here: Wi-Fi restrictions keep school safe (Editorial)

Heidi Heinlein, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Cyberbullying plagues schools nationwide but it is difficult for schools to combat abuse that is done behind a screen. Allowing school Wi-Fi access to the students committing these acts gives them the resources they need to go to attack others on campus. There is a very simple solution though: create ...

Summer hot or not?

Summer hot or not?

Autiana Easley, Student Life Writer

October 8, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Tell us what you think in the comments below!...

Does popularity really matter? (Editorial)

Does popularity really matter? (Editorial)

Reese Daugherty, Perspectives Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

Within modern media, popularity is a common topic in schools, work places, and generally every large group of people. Movies like Mean Girls and Clueless depict a huge clique problem among the students of a high school. However, the ideas presented in these movies are extreme and leave people wonderi...

So the Drama: why do teens expose others on social media? (Editorial)

So the Drama: why do teens expose others on social media? (Editorial)

Chaela Williams, A&E Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Whispers start as soon as they hit send. Nowadays, social media seems to be the best place to either start or settle drama. For some reason, it has become a trend, even a norm for students to ”expose” others on social media. But the question is, why do people choose social media as an outlet instead...

Aaliyah Torres

Aaliyah Torres

December 21, 2016


Filed under Humans of CHS

"'A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.' This quote belongs to my best friend who is always there for me no matter what the crisis is. She has been there for me since day one and will always continue to be there for me. I am myself! I stand out. I am...

‘Spent’: Game teaches teenagers and adults about financial survival in the real world

‘Spent’: Game teaches teenagers and adults about financial survival in the real world

Daija Berry, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016


Filed under A&E, Games, Showcase, Technology

"It's just stuff.  Until you don't have it." This is the motto for a web game that is not just a fun question and answer situation but a lesson in surviving in the real world. “Spent” is an online game that allows teenagers to learn about surviving destitution, as well as homelessness. It...

What you need to know: Dakota Access Pipeline

What you need to know: Dakota Access Pipeline

Brooklyn Norrell, Student Life editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Have You 'Herd'?, News, Showcase

Updated on December 12th at 11:00 am. The Dakota Access Pipeline is a massive plan to “enable domestically produced light sweet crude oil from North Dakota to reach major refining markets in a more direct, cost-effective, safer and environmentally responsible manner,” according to Energy Tran...

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