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Ellie Kemper stars as Kimmy Schmidt in the second season of the Netflix original show.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Returns for Season Two

By Isabel Dibble, Senior Writer April 17, 2016

The highly-anticipated return for the second season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt finally arrived April 15 with our favorite quirky characters and jokes. Season two jumps right into the hot mess of problems...

Allegiant fails to impress audience and critics alike.

Allegiant flops in theaters

By Isabel Dibble, News Editor March 21, 2016

After seeing the third film Allegiant of the Divergent franchise, the disappointing result from the film may be a sign that the period of dystopian young-adult novels turned movie series is taking a downhill...

Customers gather at Milk Bar to try its rich desserts.

Momofuku Restaurant and Milk Bar take DC

By Isabel Dibble, News Editor November 25, 2015

The long wait for the highly anticipated opening of the Momofuku and Milk Bar stores at City Center in D.C. finally ended Oct. 23. The restaurant Momofuku and its sister bakery, Milk Bar, both originally...

The last installment in the Hunger Games, Mockingjay Part 2, debuted in theaters Nov. 20.

Mockingjay Part 2 concludes beloved Hunger Games

By Isabel Dibble, News Editor November 24, 2015

The dreadful end to the Hunger Games Franchise came Fri. Nov. 20 with Mockingjay Part 2. Many fans, myself included, waited with mixed emotions of excitement and sadness for the final installment starring...

Uncover Your Eyes: Peek into Haunted Forest

Uncover Your Eyes: Peek into Haunted Forest

By Isabel Dibble, News Editor October 29, 2015

Throughout the whole month of October, there are a variety of Halloween-themed events around the Maryland-D.C. area including Markoff’s Haunted Forest and the Field of Screams. Both offer a wide range...

SGA prepares for a Super Homecoming 2015

SGA prepares for a ‘Super’ Homecoming 2015

By Isabel Dibble, News Editor September 29, 2015

It’s that time of the year again. It’s time for students to start planning their proposals and picking out their apparel. Homecoming is Oct. 10, and with an earlier date than last year comes less...

National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists receive recognition

National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists receive recognition

By Arjun Swaminathan and Isabel Dibble September 15, 2015

CHS honored its National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists for their performance on the 2014 PSAT on Sept. 11. Out of the 1.5 million juniors nationally who take the PSAT, only 16000 are selected for...

Students get hyped to see artists like Calvin Harris and Kendrick Lamar perform at Merriweather Post Pavillion.

Sweetlife festival offers bigger lineup, better food

By Thomas Atkinson and Isabel Dibble May 26, 2015

Sweetlife, the annual music festival hosted by the salad company Sweetgreen, is back on May 30 and 31 at Merriweather Post Pavilion and is going to be bigger than ever, featuring many big names such as...

Avengers: Age of Ultron introduces new characters in addition to bringing back beloved favorites.

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ lives up to hype

By Isabel Dibble, News Editor May 4, 2015

The summer season of movies has begun and I have the answer to your question: “Does Avengers: Age of Ultron live up to the record-breaking first Avenger movie?” Yes it does! The introduction of...

Staff get access cards

Staff get access cards

By Isabel Dibble, Online Observations Editor March 23, 2015

CHS staff received access cards that will allow them to use card scanners outside the school to enter the building during certain hours. CHS will now be locking doors during the school day, with the...

Budget cuts will affect jobs, class size

By Eugenia Cardinale and Isabel Dibble March 23, 2015

Due to budget cuts, MCPS schools will face staff reductions and class size increases next school year. The Montgomery County Board of Education, employee associations, the Montgomery County Council...

Excuses, excuses: exam exemptions

By Ana Faguy and Isabel Dibble 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...

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