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Golf Coach Honored as All-Met Coach of the Year

Golf Coach Honored as All-Met Coach of the Year

By Rebekah Sklute, Online News Editor

June 5, 2016


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

Golf coach and LAD Resource teacher Aaron Vactor was named the All-Met Coach of the Year, an award recognizing him as the best coach in the Maryland, Virginia and D.C area. This is Vactor’s fourth year coaching golf, and his first year as the head coach at CHS. Last year, he was an assistant co...

Student self portraits on display

Student self portraits on display

By Rebekah Sklute, Circulation Manager

February 23, 2016


Filed under Arts

Feb. 19, a new art display of head and shoulder self portraits, painted by the Studio One Art students, was put up on display by Studio Art teacher, Jacquelyn Washam right outside of the art rooms. “It’s very cool, the portraits immediately resonated with me,” junior Cameron Etessami said....

Quick and easy holiday treats

Quick and easy holiday treats

By Rebekah Sklute, Circulation Manager

December 9, 2015


Filed under Arts

Cooking for the holidays can be a tricky and tiring process, but these three desserts are easy to make and tasty too. Chocolate Raspberry Pudding: Ingredients: ½ cup of fresh raspberries 3 cups of milk ¼ cup of cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 ounces semisweet...

For Prep Classes, Students Have Multiple Classes

For Prep Classes, Students Have Multiple Classes

By Rebekah Sklute, Circulation Manager

November 24, 2015


Filed under Features, Top Stories

With so many companies offering courses in preparation for the SAT/ACT, it is overwhelming and stressful for students to make an informed decision about which standardized test to take. Thankfully, those preparing for the tests can benefit from several tutoring services in the CHS area. Prep 1-on-1:...

College Visits Interfere with Student Learning

College Visits Interfere with Student Learning

By Rebekah Sklute, Circulation Manager

October 29, 2015


Filed under Opinions

If a student skips class, he or she is more likely to get into the college of his or her choice. Given the choice between attending University of Michigan’s college presentation or an AP class, a student is stuck with a tough decision. He has the desire to learn about the university and how to...

CHS Band Performs

CHS Band Performs

By Rebekah Sklute, Circulation Manager

October 14, 2015


Filed under Observations, Online Exclusives

The CHS Band featuring the Concert band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony hosted the Fall Concert Oct. 13th. They played music with a primary feeling of somberness and ended with exhilaration. Songs they played included Procession of the Sorcerers, Adrenaline Engines, Maiden Voyage, Music...

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