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Students cook up new Friendsgiving traditions

Students cook up new Friendsgiving traditions

By Nora Holland, Arts Editor

November 21, 2017

Thanksgiving is a traditionally family oriented holiday. But for some CHS students, Friendsgiving is simply a Thanksgiving get together, but with close friends instead of family members. It usually occurs around the time of Thanksgiving and has many similar features to the traditional aspects of Thanksgiving. “I...

Not just “Despacito”: Students often groove to Latin music

Not just

By Maya Rosenberg and Becky Wolfson

November 21, 2017

Does the word “despacito” sound familiar to you?   Over the summer, the smash hit “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee took over the airwaves. Its catchy hook, infectious beat and Justin Bieber remix propelled it to the top of the Billboard charts for 16 consecutive weeks, inciting ...

Homecoming hype boosts CHS spirit

Homecoming hype boosts CHS spirit

By Riley Hurr, Social Media Editor

October 25, 2017

Homecoming is such a memorable time filled with friends, dancing and of course pictures. From spirit days to the Homecoming football game, it’s a great way to show some school spirit and create unforgettable memories. This year’s Homecoming theme is Pixar movies. Each class creates murals, skits,...

Teens prefer hasty hookups over dedicated dating

Teens prefer hasty hookups over dedicated dating

By Nora Holland, Arts Editor

October 25, 2017

Whether it’s “friends with benefits” or “no strings attached,” casual hook ups have become increasingly common among high school students. The definition of hooking up varies greatly depending on the point of view, but the most general description is a physical interaction—anywhere from...

What to do with solar eclipse glasses

What to do with solar eclipse glasses

By Megan Park, Photo Editor

October 9, 2017

The solar eclipse on Aug. 21 drew attention from all over the country. Since the next solar eclipse is not coming until 2024, many people do not know what to do with their solar eclipse glasses. Solar eclipse glasses reduce sunlight to safe levels so that you don't injure your eyes while looking direct...

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