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Gusto Farm to Street restaurant attracts CHS students

Gusto Farm to Street restaurant attracts CHS students

By Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer October 2, 2017

Gusto Farm to Street, a make-your-own pizza and salad joint, opened in the Westfield Montgomery Mall Food Court Sept 4. Gusto Farm to Street adds to the lineup of quick options that CHS students can...

Creativity is key to thriving on social media

Creativity is key to thriving on social media

By Greer Smith, Opinions Editor February 27, 2014

Social Media sites seem to be endless these days: Twitter, Vine, Tumblr, Instagram, and the most ubiquitous, Facebook. According to a February 2014 article, Facebook has 1.23 billion users and...

5 Pointz, a destination and

Graffiti deserves greater respect as an art form

By Jamie Lescht, Online Editor-in-Chief January 7, 2014

Art students often take field trips to "traditional" art museums like the Smithsonian and are taught to appreciate the more classic forms of art. In this culture, one form of art is neglected: graffiti....

Raising the flag at half-mass is another way to commemorate the death of influential figures, no matter how closely related to the community.

CHS should mourn national tragedies

By Gil Jacobson, Production Editor December 20, 2013

Any ordinary Friday morning would involve classes starting smoothly at 7:25 and the Daily Dose airing for the last five minutes of fourth period.  However, this was no ordinary Friday morning.  Or at...

Jacket: $60, banquet $20, team acceptance: priceless?

Jacket: $60, banquet $20, team acceptance: priceless?

By Fiona Asbury, Advertising Manager November 26, 2013

The list is up. You move your trembling finger down the alphabetically ordered names until, finally, it reaches your own. Congratulations! You are a member of a 2013-2014 CHS varsity athletic team. If...

Zero tolerance policy is unacceptable

Zero tolerance policy is unacceptable

By Danny Gordon, Noah Salzberg, Staff Writer, Public Relations Manager November 26, 2013

A student comes into school on a Saturday for Homecoming preparations and brings in a Swiss-Army knife on his keychain with his keys. Another student, completely unbeknownst to the knife owner, starts...

Cell phone policy is great in moderation

By Greer Smith, Opinions Editor November 26, 2013

It is a glorious time to be a student at CHS. The constricting bonds regarding electronic use during school hours have been loosened. According to the CHS website, a new policy allows students to use...

Sam Egber performs on YouTube

Former CHS student goes onto Bravo

By Jordan Maser, Features Editor October 8, 2013

CHS Alum Sam Egber picked up everything and moved with his family to Los Angeles, CA in the middle of his freshman year to pursue acting. Sunday Oct. 6 was the premier of his family’s new show “The...

Founding Farmers set to open in Park Potomac

  Founding Farmers, the most booked U.S. restaurant on, is coming to Park Potomac November 3.   Founding Farmers, which opened in 2008 in Washington, D.C., offers American food...

The Cook Book

By Charles Cook, Staff Columnist May 13, 2011

As I near the end of my second semester as a junior and enter the final phase of the upperclassmanship that is senior year, it is interesting to reflect upon my life at CHS over the past few months. In...

Pitango Gelato takes pride in fresh, organic sweets

By Julie Kracov, Business Manager December 22, 2010

Clean, fresh and serene, Pitango Gelatos’ delicate atmosphere opens up the worlds of ice cream lovers to a new and healthy way to indulge their sweet tooth.  Gelato, which means frozen in Italian,...

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