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Students reveal what makes them love their favorite classes

Students reveal what makes them love their favorite classes

By David Malament, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Every student has their favorite subject and their favorite class. But does the teacher instructing the class play a key role in the matter?   At CHS the majority of students take seven classes, meaning they likely have seven different teachers. Of those seven teachers each one is different:...

CHS students celebrate Black History Month in style

CHS students celebrate Black History Month in style

By Bryan Fletcher, Art Director

March 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Students, Top Stories

With the return of Black History Month this Feb., CHS students and staff have spent the past month commemorating the event through different activities, including the hanging of decorations across the school and the specific clothes that many are wearing.   Each year, Feb. is celebrated as National Bl...

Students turn to medication for a quick and easy fix

Students turn to medication for a quick and easy fix

By Jenna Greenzaid and Sophie Liss

March 7, 2018


Filed under CHS Community, Features, Top Stories

Trouble sleeping at home? Trouble focusing in class? It’s easy to defer to the use of prescribed medications to quell insomnia and increase concentration, but is that always the best way to solve the problem?   All over the country, including at CHS, students take prescribed medications su...

HQ turns trivia success into cash prizes for CHS students

HQ turns trivia success into cash prizes for CHS students

By Drew Ingall, Arts Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under CHS Community, Features, Top Stories

Intelligence is no longer measured by your IQ test score; instead, it’s all about your HQ trivia score. HQ was created by the founders of the now defunct app Vine. The game, which consists of 12 multiple choice questions with each with ten seconds to answer, first hit the App store in Aug. 2017....

Ski off to three local winter wonderlands

Ski off to three local winter wonderlands

By Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under CHS Community, Features

Winter is here, and unless you live in Westeros from “Game of Thrones,” you’re going to need something else to do in your free time other than fight White-Walkers.   Whitetail Resort, Liberty Mountain Resort and Roundtop Mountain Resort fill that void by providing several activities includi...

Junior has cards up his sleeve with self-made company

Junior has cards up his sleeve with self-made company

By Becky Wolfson, Online Arts Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under CHS Community, Features

Card tricks are a staple of a magician’s deck of performances.  Many magicians are able to put on impressive performances due to their ability to use cardistry, the art of manipulating cards in a way that is both visually impressive and seemingly hard to replicate.   For CHS junior Br...

Alumnus sweeps up Forbes title with Maidbot

Alumnus sweeps up Forbes title with Maidbot

By Sophie Liss and Maya Rosenberg

January 10, 2018


Filed under CHS Community, Features, Top Stories

Every year, Forbes Magazine releases their ‘30 under 30’ list: a collection of leading innovators and professionals under the age of 30. Past members of the illustrious list include famous actors and actresses, up and coming politicians and world renowned scientists. This year, joining the likes...

Not just an after school job; CHS EMTs save lives

Not just an after school job; CHS EMTs save lives

By Jake Herman and Becky Wolfson

January 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Students, Top Stories

From athletics to clubs, and everything in between, extracurriculars can shape one’s high school experience. However, for student Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), an after-school activity can mean saving lives.   Seniors Taylor Kline and Bridgette Warner are among the CHS students who...

CHS junior gives heart and help during the holidays

CHS junior gives heart and help during the holidays

By Vicky Gunawan, Photo Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Features

Many students at CHS are involved in different clubs and extracurricular activities to boost their college transcript, but do they really have the heart to make a difference in others’ lives?   When given an opportunity to volunteer, junior Hannah Bush’s answer is always yes. Bush and junior ...

A meme in review: 2017’s memes to remember

A meme in review: 2017’s memes to remember

By Jackson Resnick, Social Media Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under CHS Community, Features

If you have yet to be bombarded with dancing Snapchat hot dogs, “cracking open a cold one” references or images of the RompHim, you are close to missing out on the obnoxious, yet somehow humorous meme and pop culture of 2017. But no worries, The Observer’s got your back.   Memes are...

Shovel Buddy: a business fit for winter weather

Shovel Buddy: a business fit for winter weather

By Jenna Greenzaid, Features Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under CHS Community, Features, Students, Top Stories

Kids savor the joy of seeing snow fall and completely cover their driveway and the roads, effectively canceling school for the day, while parents groan at the fact that they are the ones that will be doing the shoveling. However, parents can lay back, relax and experience the same feeling of joy that...

Students choose spotify premium

By Max Kandel, Observations Editor

January 5, 2018


Filed under Students

A CHS student is moving their head to the sound of the beat of their favorite song. Spotify is one of the most listened to music services out there and sometimes it is hard to choose between keeping it free or paying for the premium membership.   Spotify enables people to listen to any song...

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