The Observer

Shakespeare: to be or not to be taught in English classes

Books such as this copy of Hamlet are simply scripts of plays, which were meant to be watched live

By Ohio Meshanko, Promotions Manager

December 8, 2019

“The dram of [evil] / Doth all the noble substance of a doubt / to his own scandal.” This line from William Shakespeare’s famous play, Hamlet, is meaningful yet confusing. Undoubtedly, a great theme of the play hides behind the early modern English. Students worldwide have been asked to ‘t...

ENHS members welcomed

By Yasmin Akbari Observations Editor

October 26, 2011

Congratulations to the following students who were inducted into the English National Honor Society: Seniors: Alexi Albert, Macha Aldighieri, Tanya Bagheri, Tiffany Bamdad, Jasleen Bawa, Emma Benjamin, Julie Beynenson, Brian Bontempo, Serena Durrani, Ashley Farhat-Sabet, Emily Petti, Allison Rosenstock,...

English teacher Reilly moonlights as master DJ

By By Meghna Balakumar Staff Writer Justine Stayman Staff Resources Manager

March 1, 2011

A mild-mannered teacher by day and a master of the turntables by night, CHS freshman English teacher Matthew Reilly defies any assumptions about the supposedly banal life of teacher, with his part time gig as a DJ. “I started DJ-ing house parties when I was in college, way before anything was on...

Analysis skills learned in English class apply to life

By Eric Levin, Staff Writer

May 5, 2010

“When will we ever have to use this in real life?” Many students frequently ask this question or some variation of it in regard to any number of classes here at CHS.   I myself confess to being a victim of this crime. I do not see any purpose in logarithms unless, unbeknownst to me, they can...

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