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After passing in the Senate, the New Voices Act was approved by Governor Larry Hogan on April 26.

Governor Makes New Voices Act a Law

By Eugenia Cardinale, Editor-in-Chief May 6, 2016

The Maryland House voted 130-6 April 9 to pass the New Voices Maryland Act, and Governor Larry Hogan signed the Act into Law April 26. This Act grants student journalists in high school or college the...

Freshman Ethan Finke uses tech power tools to cut a piece of wood that will help finish the set design.

CHS Community Needs to Shine More Light on Theater

By Eugenia Cardinale , Observations Editor February 29, 2016

It’s the night of the big show. As the actors bow to a deafening applause, tech crew stands stage left, watching. I may have only joined tech crew this year, but I’ve wanted to join since I was...

Senior Philip Satin (second from left), joined by seniors Zach Ruvo, Charlie Butler and Markus Hurd.

Satin in Hall Of Fame

By Eugenia Cardinale, Observations Editor February 29, 2016

Senior hockey player Philip Satin was inducted into the Maryland Hockey Hall of Fame for his achievements over his high school career. Satin qualified for this honor by scoring his 100th career point...

Senior Natalie Hwang performs

Annual Jazz Coffeehouse

By Eugenia Cardinale, Observations Editor December 22, 2015

The CHS Jazz Ensemble held its annual winter coffeehouse Dec. 11. The band room was transformed, with lights strung all over the room and winter related decorations such as snowflakes hung from the...

Student Publishes Book

Student Publishes Book

By Eugenia Cardinale, Observations Editor November 24, 2015

Sophomore Joddie Zeng recently published her novel The Popularity Project, which she began writing in December 2013. The Popularity Project is a contemporary Young Adult romance novel following 17-year-old...

Sophomore-Created Organization Teaches Religious Tolerance

Sophomore-Created Organization Teaches Religious Tolerance

By Eugenia Cardinale, Observations Editor October 29, 2015

Sophomore Hana Mangat spent her summer building camps for kids in rural India and teaching them English. However, activities like these are only a small part of what she does with her youth-based organization...

National Merit Scholars

By Eugenia Cardinale, Observations Editor October 28, 2015

Congratulations to CHS students selected out of a national pool of 1.5 million candidates. Only 34,000 total students in the country were selected for this honor. Students who qualified as National Merit...

New ASLHS Inductees

By Eugenia Cardinale, Observations Editor October 28, 2015

Congratulations to newly elected officers and newly inducted members of the American Sign Language Honor Society Members: Christine Cho (President) Madeline Jacobson (Vice president) Valerie Weitz...

Stop the stigma surrounding mental health

Stop the stigma surrounding mental health

By Eugenia Cardinale, Observations Editor May 27, 2015

When I was in middle school, I used to cut myself. One day, one of my teachers made a joke about cutting. I sat there and watched my whole class laugh at an issue I was struggling with. It took me over...

Senior Wins Award

Senior Wins Award

By Eugenia Cardinale, Observations Editor May 26, 2015

Senior Eddie Yao won the Potomac Community Resources (PCR) 2015 Outstanding Volunteer Award at the 19th Annual Patricia Sullivan Benefit Dinner. Yao is the third award winner from CHS in the last seven...

Junior to attend program

Junior to attend program

By Eugenia Cardinale, Observations Editor May 26, 2015

Junior Skylar Schaumberg has been selected to attend the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship Student Congress in 2015. There are only 40 students accepted worldwide. The selected students will go to...

HMS Teacher Published

HMS Teacher Published

By Eugenia Cardinale, Observations Editor May 26, 2015

Hoover Middle School teacher Grant Goodman recently released his book Agency Darcy and Ninja Steve in Tiger Trouble. The book is about a ninja named Steve and a secret agent in-training named Darcy....

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