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CHS families affected by government shutdown

CHS families affected by government shutdown

By Gil Jacobson, Online Breaking News

October 11, 2013

The federal government shutdown Oct. 1 after Congress failed to reach a spending deal in time for the new fiscal year, resulting in over 800,000 workers being furloughed. The shutdown primarily sprung from the conflict between House Republicans and Senate Democrats on whether to add anti-Obamacare...

New Harry Potter club at CHS

New Harry Potter club at CHS

By Ilana Berger, Staff Writer

October 2, 2013

CHS Harry Potter fans are celebrating the long awaited creation of the new Harry Potter club. Co-Presidents include senior Greer Smith, head of Slytherin and junior Katya Ellis, head of Ravenclaw. The Vice President and head of Gryffindor is junior Griffin Horn and the Treasurer, and head of Hufflepuff...

First annual UMTTR basketball tournament

By Ben Fox, Sports Editor

September 13, 2013

On Sunday Sept 15, the Bullis school will be hosting the first annual UMTTR (pronounced “you matter”) 3 vs 3 Basketball Tournament & Fun Day in Memory of Evan Rosenstock. The proceeds for the tournament will be donated to the Mayo Clinic for Teenage Depression and Suicide Research and the Positive...

CHS Students Remember 9/11

CHS Students Remember 9/11

By Julia Reagan, Arts Editor

September 11, 2013

Today marks the twelfth anniversary of one of the most tragic events our country has experienced.  On this day, 12 years ago, four jet planes were hijacked by terrorists who attacked the New York World Trade Center and the Pentagon, killing 2,977 people. We continue to mourn those who died and remember...

Freshmen get to know their class at this year’s Freshman picnic

Freshmen get to know their class at this year’s Freshman picnic

By Ana Faguy, Breaking News Writer

September 11, 2013

Hundreds of freshman pile into the CHS stadium waiting their turn for a hot slice of pizza and an ice cold soda as a part of the schools’ effort to encourage the freshman class to get to know each other. “The first week is overwhelming,” freshman class sponsor Kevin Doherty said. “This is...

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