The Observer

CHS bids farewell to retiring staff members: Guidance Counselor Mary Lou Galpin

CHS bids farewell to retiring staff members: Guidance Counselor Mary Lou Galpin

By Spenser Easterbrook, Editor-in-Chief

May 31, 2012

After working at CHS for 31 years as both an English teacher and a guidance counselor, Mary Lou Galpin will retire in June.  According to Galpin, she first envisioned becoming a counselor when she was in high school. After seeing a film about abused children, she decided that being a high school...

TV falsely portrays student-teacher relationship

TV falsely portrays student-teacher relationship

By By: Danielle Kiefer, Staff Writer

February 21, 2012

Ask any female who watches television, and she’ll tell you that the best dramas involve some sort of romance. Forbidden love adds even more interest to the storyline, but television writers have taken this one step too far. Recently, teachers dating their students have appeared as common relationships...

Face off: Cougars on the prowl not welcome at CHS

By Carly Rotter, Staff Writer

April 11, 2011

Looking at a picture of Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber, something seems wrong. It’s not the fact that I am not the girl holding Justin’s hand. It’s the fact that Selena Gomez looks like his babysitter.   Gomez is what we call a cougar, a woman who prefers the companionship of a younger male,...

Face off: Double standard limits females’ quest for love

By Spencer Levy, Public Relations

April 11, 2011

There’s no denying it, CHS. I am a cougar, and I have taken a lot of heat for it, but I stand by my decision. Despite the hate and opposition, there is nothing wrong with this way of life. The population of cougars at CHS has been on the rise lately, especially in the senior class, and there is nothing...

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