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Black History Month blends celebration with education

Kids who attended Family Day Feb. 9 were exposed to an interesting perspective on old folktales and African American art.  They also learned how to draw in traditional styles.

By Austin Vinner, Photo Manager

June 4, 2019

February is known for many things: it is the shortest month, it has a leap year once every four years, and it includes Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Day. But possibly the most enriching thing about February is that it is Black History Month. According to a 2010 History article, Black History...

Black History Month Deserves Recognition

One in every eight students at CHS is black. Since CHS prides itself on diversity and acceptance of all students, the school should acknowledge the history and experiences of all groups.

By Thomas Atkinson, Online Features Editor

February 25, 2016

Attempting to find any trace of support for Black History Month is like trying to find a well-rested junior: impossible. Over the past few months, CHS has sponsored a variety of events to support many groups, from the UP Day supporting LGBT students and Churchill vs. Cancer to the fundraiser this...

A letter to our readers:

By By Andrea Mirviss, Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2011

Last month, the Observer recieved a copy of an old CHS newspaper dated April 1968 from an alumnus who graduated from CHS in 1968, Phil Jehle.  We have reprinted below an editorial written by a CHS U.S. History teacher the day that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed, April 4, 1968.  In light...

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