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Calling all single ladies: put your hands up for GALentine’s Day

Dove chocolates are the perfect treat for both you and your friends to enjoy on Valentines Day.

By Ela Jalil, Assistant News Editor

February 13, 2020

Despite Valentine’s Day being the holiday of love, not everyone has found that special someone to celebrate with. This holiday has a unique way of making single people feel lonely and even depressed with its constant barrages of hearts, cupids and roses everywhere. The biggest thing to remember is th...

Valentine’s Day: not so sweet for the environment

The Walgreens in Potomac Woods Plaza has begun stocking the iconic chocolate heart boxes of Valentine's Day. Most of this chocolate will not be bought or eaten, and as displayed by the pile of boxes on the cart, creates waste. The quantity of candy available in early January also prompts thought on the fossil fuels necessary to make all of these products and transport all of them to thousands of stores throughout the country.

By Victoria Park, Opinions Editor

February 3, 2020

There is no better way to show how much you love someone than  presenting them with a bouquet of roses, a heart shaped box of chocolates and a plush teddy bear. But these flowers die in a week or so, the chocolates are left half-uneaten and the teddy bear gets shoved into a closet corner never to b...

CHS Students Cherish “Blind Date with a Book” Program

The display set up in the Media Center for Blind Date with a Book.

By Sai Sreenivasan, Observations Editor

February 14, 2017

With Valentine's Day coming up, the Media Center is honoring this holiday and their love for reading with the “Blind Date with a Book” tradition for the third year in a row. The event was started in Feb. 2015 and has been a success among students. For this tradition, the Media Center specialists...

CHS celebrates Valentine’s Day

CHS celebrates Valentine's Day

By Jordan Janis, Features Editor

February 24, 2014

The arrival of Valentine’s Day brings two possibilities for teenagers: doing nothing or spending the day with loved ones. However, when these teenagers were in elementary school, they passed their Valentine’s Day in a different fashion—with a class party full of candy and Valentine’s Day cards...

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