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CHS senior goes global with cultural immersion trip

CHS senior goes global with cultural immersion trip

By Julia Lescht, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018

Yeah, we all take at least two years of foreign language instruction within the walls of CHS, but how many people travel all the way to a foreign country to learn its language by living completely immersed in its society and culture? Senior Hana Mangat is participating in the National Security Language...

Students visited the White House to celebrate the music of Ray Charles

First Lady Michelle Obama gives a speech and answers students questions at

By Arielle Gordon, Arts Editor

February 29, 2016

25 CHS students visited The White House Feb. 24 to attend “The Musical Legacy of Ray Charles.” All CHS U.S. History students created posters about an influential African American figure and the students who created the best posters were invited to the program. “The contest consisted of all...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

April 29, 2015

To the Editor: Good trips are snapshots of experiences still racing through your mind a week after it happened. Such was my spring break, where I– with Señorita Beheler and a group of other students– got the amazing opportunity to travel through Madrid. We got to do so much together, such...

‘96 alum takes cross-country philanthropic road trip

By Emilie Plesset, Online Opinions Editor

May 23, 2011

A road trip through all 50 states, Canada, Washington D.C. and Mexico may seem daunting to some, but it is not a problem for 1996 alumnus Keith Donohue.  In February, Donohue started 50Give, a four-month journey dedicated to charity and volunteering.  At each location he visits Donohue volunteers for...

Don’t get tripped up by new shoelace trends

By By Lori Koenick Staff Writer

October 29, 2010

Shoelaces have a simple concept, but some students now believe that these strings can do much more than simply keep one’s shoes on. Some students associate shoelaces with projecting a certain look to society and determining the way one feels about him or herself. Also, some students have recently...

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