The Observer

Netflix’s On My Block is not on our block

By Sofia Williamson, Senior Writer

May 31, 2018

It's rare that we see a television show highlighting minority neighborhoods and the violence that takes place within them. If we did see a show on these topics, however, we would only hope that it would be well-executed and accurately document the struggles that people living in such conditions endure. Netfl...

Looser laws do not lead to greater teen drug use

By Sofia Williamson, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2018

As we welcomed the new year just a few miles outside our nation’s capitol, Congress and our Attorney General released plans for new federal regulations. Regardless of whether or not Republicans advocate for more state sovereignty, they were making a new decision that would allow the federal government...

Put your money where the money is when it comes to college costs

The vast majority of the American population cannot spend close to half a million dollars on private schooling a year. For most middle-to-upper class students, It's more important to save your money to go to a more prestigious graduate school rather than devoting college expenses to undergraduate.

By Sofia Williamson, Online Editor in Chief

October 5, 2017

CHS students graduate at rates of over 95 percent each year, and if you've read the Observer's senior section, you can also tell by our never ending list of names that over 95 percent of us also go on to receive a college education. Less than five percent of the CHS student population is economically...

‘Almost, Maine’ makes CHS theater debut

By Sofia Williamson, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

Glory, a hiker from out of town, gets lost on her way to see the Northern Lights and suddenly appears with a tent in a stranger’s backyard, wondering where she is. The stranger, introduced as East, explains that this territory is not on the map… it’s just Almost. CHS’ production of Almost,...

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