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“A Quiet Place” is a new horror movie and the entire film is completely silent. It raises awareness about ableism, and challenges stereotypes.

“A Quiet Place” impresses without saying a word

By Rebecca Jackson, Senior Writer May 9, 2018

A new horror movie directed by John Krasinski came out Apr. 6 and made quite a statement at theaters and in the box office without making a sound, literally. “A Quiet Place” focuses on a rural family...

The Burning Man exhibits in the Renwick Museum in D.C. features many unique sculptures and creations.

CHS students appreciate art through free D.C. exhibits

By Rebecca Jackson and Becky Wolfson May 9, 2018

With an incredible amount of museums within the D.C. metropolitan area, it only makes sense that CHS students take advantage of free and entertaining art exhibits. The Renwick Museum just opened its...

Native American memorial set to open in 2018

By Rebecca Jackson, News Editor March 13, 2018

A 1994 Act of Congress permitted the creation of a memorial for Native American Veterans by the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) on the National Mall. It is set to be unveiled Veterans day...

Photo courtesy of Kaylen Frederick

Sophomore races towards professional career

By Rebecca Jackson, News Editor February 13, 2018

Sophomore Kaylen Frederick isn’t old enough to drive a car, but he can drive 160 miles per hour in a race car - and win.   Nick-named K-Rex by his father, Frederick started kart racing at...

Number of CHS Ivy League applicants doubles

By Rebecca Jackson, News Editor February 8, 2018

During one fateful day in March dubbed “Ivy Day,” CHS seniors anxiously chattered in the hallways about who got accepted to which colleges. On that day, eight of the most selective schools in the country...

Senior tennis player commits to D1 school

Senior tennis player commits to D1 school

December 8, 2017

Senior William Karpinski committed to James Madison University Oct. 31 to play Division 1 tennis. Karpinski started playing tennis at four years old and has been on the CHS Varsity Tennis team since...

Student JUUL addiction poses multiple risks

Student JUUL addiction poses multiple risks

By Rebecca Jackson, News Editor November 21, 2017

A senior walks out of the bathroom, leaving a cloud of smoke in his midst. He checks to make sure no teachers are nearby, and walks back to class. What he was puffing was neither a cigarette nor marijuana,...

Above is the projected model for Main Streets apartment complex, which is set to open in 2020. It is supposed to provide housing to disabled adults in the Rockville community.

Residents protest plans for disabled housing

By Rebecca Jackson, News Editor November 1, 2017

Main Street, a new non-profit organization is currently constructing a new building in Rockville to serve a center of living for adults with disabilities. Projected to open in 2020, the apartment complex...

Virtual tours give students the opportunity to experience a college first-hand, all from their bedroom.

Virtual college tours allow students to visit from home

By Rebecca Jackson, News Editor November 1, 2017

When our parents were teenagers, if they could not take off work, or could not afford it, they would not be able to visit a college where they planned to apply. But in our technological age, it is now...

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