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Carmen looks back on the good times and the bad

Carmen looks back on the good times and the bad

By Emilie Plesset

June 3, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

The first day of freshman year I walked through the doors of the Bulldog Lobby shy, four feet 10-and-a-half inches tall and extremely sheltered. Four years later, I leave CHS a full inch-and-a-half taller (kinda) and just a tad bit wiser. Despite the height issue, high school has been an overall growing...

‘Crew Cuts’ reveals a more mature Hoodie Allen

‘Crew Cuts’ reveals a more mature Hoodie Allen

By Emilie Plesset, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2013


Filed under Arts, Music

Steven Markowitz, otherwise known as rapper Hoodie Allen, stands out among past graduates from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Since leaving a coveted job at Google, Allen’s efforts in writing and recording music as well as forming an intimate relationship with fans has culminated in ...

Radio stations ring in holiday cheer too early

Radio stations ring in holiday cheer too early

By Emilie Plesset, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2012


Filed under Opinions

 November is usually marked by Veteran’s Day, a new school quarter, fall boots, jackets and a satisfying Thanksgiving meal. Recently, however it also means the beginning of the non-stop playing of Christmas music. Over the years, round-the-clock Christmas music seems to begin earlier and earlier, w...

Athlete of the Month: Katie Jenkins

Athlete of the Month: Katie Jenkins

By Emilie Plesset, Online Editor-In-Chief

May 30, 2012


Filed under Sports

She is known as one of the best players in the county. Junior shortstop Katie Jenkins, co-captain of the softball team, has coaches throughout the county gushing over her offensive and defensive capabilities. Katie has been captain of the team since she transfered her sophomore year from Holy Cross,...

Departments offer new electives

Departments offer new electives

By Emilie Plesset, Online Opinions Editor

December 20, 2011


Filed under Uncategorized

 CHS students will find more electives from which to choose for the 2012-2013 school year. The new electives that will be offered are Model UN, Peace Studies, Impact: A Survey in Modern American History, Fashion Design and Construction, Filmmaking, Percussion Band, Musical Theatre, Culture in Literatu...

Student wins two gold medals at Paralympics

By Emilie Plesset, Online Opinions Editor

September 28, 2011


Filed under Features

As the timer counted down the remaining seconds in the Jimi Flowers Paralympic Meet at the Colorado Olympic Training Center this past June, sophomore Ben Ertman swam his fastest and won the gold medal in both the 150-meter individual medley and the 200-meter backstroke. The Jimi Flowers Classic is...

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