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Boys Lax Takes Home Regional Championship

Boys Lax Takes Home Regional Championship

By Ben Dross, Sports Editor

May 31, 2016

The boys lacrosse team wrapped up an impressive season, making it all the way to the state semifinals in dominant fashion. Unfortunately, the season ended with a disappointing loss in the state semifinals to Severna Park, 10-5, May 21. “We had a great season with a lot of outstanding memories...

Female Ice Hockey Player Commits to Play in College

Female Ice Hockey Player Commits to Play in College

By Ben Dross, Sports Editor

May 31, 2016

Senior Madison Farrand has committed to the Rochester Institute of Technology to play women’s ice hockey. Playing for the CHS Varsity I ice hockey team, Farrand had 15 points in 16 games for the Bulldogs this season, which is impressive considering she missed the beginning of the season with a c...

Athlete of the Month- Mitchell Welter

Athlete of the Month- Mitchell Welter

By Ben Dross, Sports Editor

May 4, 2016

For some, running is a chore. It’s just something you do to get into shape. For Mitchell Welter, it’s the opposite. From cross country in the fall to track in the winter and spring, Welter runs year round. Welter ran cross country and indoor track this year, and now is running outdoor track. ...

CHS Athletes Named to Post’s All Met Team

CHS Athletes Named to Post’s All Met Team

By Ben Dross, Sports Editor

May 4, 2016

Twelve CHS athletes were named to The Washington Post All Met winter teams for their respective sports.   The All Met teams represent the top talent from both public and private schools in the D.C. Metropolitan Area. CHS had three boys make the All Met swim and dive team, four girls make the All Met ...

Girls Volleyball Team Sets Up For Outstanding Season

Girls Volleyball Team Sets Up For Outstanding Season

By Ben Dross, Production Editor

October 29, 2015

It’s been one victory after another for the volleyball team this season, and they are trying to keep that trend going. The girls volleyball team is off to a fantastic start this season with a county best 15-1 record, and a 7-0 record against fellow division 4A Blue opponents. The team has its eyes...

AP Art History Classes Get Chance to Learn about Material Outside of Classroom

AP Art History Classes Get Chance to Learn about Material Outside of Classroom

By Ben Dross, Production Editor

October 24, 2015

The AP Art History class took a field trip to the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore in order to learn more about the ancient art work they were studying in class Oct. 21. The class examines artwork from countries ranging from Greece to Mesopotamia to learn about their societies and culture. AP Art History...

Boys Cross Country Preview

Boys Cross Country Preview

By Ben Dross, Production Manager

September 29, 2015

CHS opened the year by beating the number one ranked B-CC team in a preseason scrimmage, and B-CC is the first of many tests  for the Bulldogs. The team will face off against top five teams, Whitman and WJ Oct. 13. "We will be challenged in every dual meet," head coach Paul Jacobson said.

Redskins fans unsure about new GM McCloughan

Redskins fans unsure about new GM McCloughan

By Ben Dross, Staff Writer

February 23, 2015

After the promotion of Bruce Allen, former Redskins General Manager turned President of Football Operations, CHS students are not very optimistic about the hiring of General Manager Scot McCloughan. McCloughan is known to be a high profile scout, credited with drafting players like Patrick Willis,...

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