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Class of 2015 Graduation Speaker Announced

Class of 2015 Graduation Speaker Announced
April 30, 2015

The CHS Class of 2015 has officially announced their graduation speaker.  It will be actress Kelen Coleman. Coleman, a CHS alumna, has starred on many different productions, including the HBO drama...

‘Most attractive’ is least attractive superlative

Seniors celebrate at the Senior Banquet April 22.
April 29, 2015

Second semester senior year is filled with fun events centered around class bonding and bringing the students together for a final hurrah before they graduate and move onto the next stage of life. One...

CHS students react to upcoming presidential election

Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton, Scott Walker and Elizabeth Warren.
March 24, 2015

This past fall, voters headed to the polls to cast their ballot in the 2014 midterms, but as the doors closed on the election, another opens: the fast approaching 2016 presidential election. The political...

Excuses, excuses: exam exemptions

February 24, 2015

Story updated February 27, 2015 After months of class discussions, homework, quizzes and tests, CHS students spent the beginning of the new year studying and preparing for first semester exams. Not...

Seniors raise spirit at sporting events

Seniors Erik Johnson, Justin Spivack and Chris Hallock all support the boys basketball team on Dec. 23.
December 23, 2014

The senior class gathered in the CHS gym Dec. 22 to watch and support the girls and boys basketball games as a way to boost school spirit and support the Bulldogs. Since the beginning of the year, the...

MCPS freezes budget to save funds for next year

MCPS freezes budget to save funds for next year
December 19, 2014

MCPS announced Nov. 24 a temporary budget freeze that will affect staffing and purchasing in schools throughout the county. According to a Nov. 24 memo, MCPS announced that a budget freeze would become...

Newsweek ranks CHS #24

Newsweek ranks CHS #24
September 23, 2014

Earlier this month Newsweek released its list of top 500 American high schools, with CHS taking the 24th spot. Poolsville, Wootton, Walter Johnson, Walt Whitman and Bethesda-Chevy Chase also made the list. Newsweek...

Teachers say goodbye to CHS after years of teaching

Teachers say goodbye to CHS after years of teaching
May 30, 2014

Gayle Jones After 35 years at CHS, spanish teacher Gayle Jones will retire at the end of June. CHS hired Jones for her first teaching job in February 1979 after another employee was transferred. “Spanish...

One year later, CHS still remembers

One year later, CHS still remembers
May 30, 2014

One year ago, then CHS sophomore Evan Rosenstock took his own life, leaving his family, friends and the community with broken hearts and unanswered questions. As the anniversary passes, the community remembers...

Seniors enjoy annual banquet

Seniors enjoy annual banquet
May 2, 2014

CHS seniors gathered at the Marriott Bethesda North Hotel and Conference Center for the annual Senior Banquet May 1. The event included a meal, an awards ceremony and a slideshow. Through the organization...

Students face realities of student loan debt

April 11, 2014

As the college admissions process comes to a close, CHS seniors have begun to finalize their college plans. Now more than ever, students are forced to look at all angles of the college experience, especially...

March Madness storms through CHS hallways

March Madness storms through CHS hallways
March 24, 2014

The madness has begun. Yet again, it is time for all college basketball fans to come together and make their ever-so-famous brackets. People will begin to hustle together and decide the future of the NCAA...

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