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‘Age of Ultron’ gives views a look into the future

Senior Christina Hnatov in front of the Arclight display for Age of Ultron.

By Kim Rooney, Senior Writer

April 28, 2015

Since 2012, Marvel fans have been awaiting the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron. After three long years, the wait has finally come to an end. Action and Avengers will come together May 1 when Age of Ultron, directed by Joss Whedon (Firefly), is released in theatres. “I love Marvel movies,...

CHS Students Read Black-Eyed Susan Books

Sophomore Tara Manzari holding up her favorite BES book and her certificate for having read at least three books.

By Kim Rooney, Senior Writer

April 24, 2015

Choosing a favorite book is always difficult, but the Maryland Association of School Librarians (MASL) makes it easier by narrowing the choices to 10 books. CHS students who read at least three Black-Eyed Susan (BES) nominee books joined other Maryland students April 22 in voting for the best out...

50 Shades of Rape? Film, novels stir controversy

The movie adaptation of the best-selling novel came out on Feb. 13, but since has stirred controversy over the abusive relationship between Ana and Christian.

By Jasmine Baten and Kim Rooney

February 24, 2015

E.L. James’ 50 Shades of Grey has raised controversy over its sexual content and portrayal of BDSM relationships since its publication in 2011 and theatrical release Feb. 13. BDSM relationships refer to bondage, discipline, domination, submission, sadism and masochism between consenting adults. The...

New mentoring program implemented to help students

Assistant Principal John Taylor is helping to supervise the mentoring program.

By Kim Rooney, Production Editor

November 21, 2014

Whether it was a kind smile when it was needed most or an offer to help, teachers and staff members can have a profound influence on students’ experiences at school. Starting this year, CHS has implemented a mentoring program designed to help students achieve more with the help and guidance of a st...

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