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Bindeman Center presents bullying documentary

Bindeman Center presents bullying documentary

By Julia Heimlich, Features Editor

November 20, 2014


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

Behind their caked-on makeup and pearly whites, girls can be vicious creatures. Because of their ability to cover up whatever drama goes on behind the scenes, situations in which a girl is both the bully and the victim is not always taken as seriously as it should be. A showing of the 2011 documentary...

‘Concert for Valor’ celebrates Veterans Day

‘Concert for Valor’ celebrates Veterans Day

By Julia McDermott, Sports Editor

November 14, 2014


Filed under Arts, Music, Online Exclusives

One by one, Rihanna fans intermingled with Metallica groupies and mixed in with veterans in uniform as they filed through security and onto the National Mall Tuesday night, making up the massive crowd that attended the Concert for Valor in celebration of Veterans Day. Free tickets, combined with a p...

Under construction; Montgomery mall open for business

Under construction; Montgomery mall open for business

By Julia Heimlich, Features Editor

September 23, 2014


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Bethesda’s Westfield Montgomery Mall has been on a roll lately with the revamping of the food court and the addition of more fine dining restaurants and stores. The new restaurant, Blaze Pizza, located across from Aroma Coffee, puts a fresh new twist on a classic meal. Customers walk through a fast-paced...

10 Reasons public libraries should still be a thing

By Julia Heimlich, Features Editor

May 30, 2014


Filed under Features

1.      They save you money. Go use those fifteen bucks to buy yourself a nice meal. No need to spend your money on something that can easily be borrowed. “I like public libraries because they are a place where everyone is united by a common goal, to learn for fun,” junior Michelle Dan ...

Middle Schoolers look forward to becoming Bulldogs

Middle Schoolers look forward to becoming Bulldogs

By Julia Heimlich, Features Editor

May 29, 2014


Filed under Features

As eighth graders approach their final days as a middle school student, they are faced with one of their biggest challenges yet—transitioning to a bigger, and at times, scarier, school. When the start of the school year rolls around this Fall, these future high schoolers will decide for themselves...

Release of ‘Divergent’ movie thrills avid fans

Release of ‘Divergent’ movie thrills avid fans

By Julia Reagan, Arts Editor

May 28, 2014


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

Devotees of Katniss Everdeen and her Hunger Games crew will fall in love with the similar dystopian Divergent trilogy.  It features love, action, friendship and secrecy–what more could a teenage girl want?  Fans of the books will be heading to theaters March 21 to see their beloved Beatrice Prior and ...

Memorial Day Festival Is a Must-Go

Memorial Day Festival Is a Must-Go

By Julia McDermott, Sports Editor

May 23, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusives

  Artists are displaying their work in tents, restaurants are giving out free samples of food, live music is playing and Rockville is a buzz with activity. This year, the annual Hometown Holidays festival will be held Memorial Day weekend, May 24-26 in Rockville Town Center. “My family...

‘Tis the Season of Promposals

‘Tis the Season of Promposals

By Julia Reagan, Senior Writer

May 6, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusives

Every little girl dreams about having the perfect prom to culminate her high school experience.  She fantasizes about sporting a glamorous, floor-length gown and dancing the night away with her debonair date.  None of this is possible, however, without a well-planned and adorable promposal. This...

Students worry about ‘Boy Meets World’ return

Students worry about ‘Boy Meets World’ return

By Julia Reagan, Public Relations

December 21, 2012


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

Boy meets girl.  Boy falls in love with girl.  Girl falls in love with boy.  The 1993 television show Boy Meets World was based on this classic love story, and when it stopped airing in 2000, fans of the show begged for more.  Well, Boy Meets World fanatics, cry no more, because your television screens w...

‘How I Met Your Mother’ is legen, wait for it, dary

By Julia Gray, Staff Writer

October 1, 2012


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

How I Met Your Mother (HIMYM) sets the sitcom bar high with its hilarious cast and mysterious plot as protagonist Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor, Not Another Teen Movie) tells his children the epic story of how he met his wife through a series of drawn-out flashbacks. The bar continues to rise with the eighth s...

Metal detectors necessary for school safety

Metal detectors necessary for school safety

By Julia Reagan, Public Relations and Social Media Manager

September 25, 2012


Filed under Opinions

How many students at CHS would expect to hear a gunshot in the cafeteria?  How many would expect a violent and potentially fatal event to happen on their first day of school? The students at Perry Hall High School in Baltimore County certainly were not expecting it, and CHS students would not either.  B...

Foundations of Technology classes take hands-on approach

Foundations of Technology classes take hands-on approach

By Julia Greenzaid, Online Breaking News Editor

September 24, 2012


Filed under Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Senior Leslie Blalock is the record holder at CHS for suspending 25 textbooks on a 4-inch-tall paper and tape structure. Last year, she would’ve been reading about suspension on the computer. Now, she is taking what she has learned and trying her luck at a school record. As of this school year,...

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