The Observer

CHS takes a selfie that shatters the record books

Students gather in the media center to take a selfie that sets a new world record.

By Rebecca Jackson, Circulation Manager

October 5, 2015

On Thursday, Oct. 1, CHS set a new world record for the most students taking selfies in a library. According to Media Specialist Paige Pagley, this event was created in connection with the selfie display in the library. The librarians saw this world record online and decided to bring it to CHS. The...

Creativity is key to thriving on social media

Creativity is key to thriving on social media

By Greer Smith, Opinions Editor

February 27, 2014

Social Media sites seem to be endless these days: Twitter, Vine, Tumblr, Instagram, and the most ubiquitous, Facebook. According to a February 2014 article, Facebook has 1.23 billion users and 46.6 percent of North America uses it. Surprisingly enough, even with these staggering statistics...

‘Daily Dose’ has new leadership, new look

By Michael Fox, Sports Photo Editor

September 30, 2013

CHS distributes its daily announcements through the show known as the Daily Dose, and new Media Services Technician, Ben Schnapp, who replaced previous director Scott Selman,  plans to provide the program with enhanced technology and expertise this year. "I enjoy working with the student...

Study challenges criticisms of social media

September 27, 2011

It seems that no matter what CHS students have going on—APs, projects, sports, applications, clubs, extracurriculars or jobs—there is always time for Facebook. As technology becomes increasingly convenient, teens are seemingly spending more time chatting on Facebook than interacting in person. Ma...

Nuclear energy effects dramatized by media

April 11, 2011

In the wake of the nuclear disaster at Fukushima, less than half of the American public is in favor of nuclear energy. According to a March 22 CBS News poll, only 43 percent of Americans approve of building new nuclear power facilities, a 14 percent decrease from 2008. While the situation in Japan is...

LGBTQ representation in the media, arts increases

By By: Elizabeth Chen Circulation Manager

November 23, 2010

On ABC’s Modern Family, Cam and Mitchell liven the show with their quick wit and complementary personalities. But they are not only a hilarious couple; they also help make up a handful of television characters that represent the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) community. According...

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