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WCHS will begin to administer online hall passes during fourth quarter. This is what teachers will see when a student requests a pass from them.

Online passes put an end to bathroom breaks

By George Chang, Hates Cheese June 6, 2023

Survey the hallways at any given moment—between classes, during classes—and the sight will stay the same: crowds of students, furiously typing away on their phones or chatting up a storm with their...

Narcan, a life-saving medication that can quickly reverse the effects of opioid overdoses, is now permitted for students to carry in school with the hope that the number of fatal overdoses in MCPS decrease.

MCPS implements a new policy after major drug issues

By Caroline Harless, News Editor May 30, 2023

Within the walls of MCPS, an insidious force has seized control: the fentanyl epidemic. From narratives of misguided experimentation to the victims of peer pressure, fentanyl-induced overdoses have plagued...

With WCHSs new attendance policy in place, students will need to make sure to arrive on time to class. This especially means, no ignoring your alarm clock and sleeping in during first period.

Students hit snooze on the new attendance policy

By Anna Kronthal, Opinions Editor March 3, 2020

There are countless reasons students may not be within their classroom’s door frame at the second the bell rings commencing the beginning of a period. Whether they have to use the bathroom before class,...

MCPS reaffrims choice to say Pledge

By Brittany Goodman, News Editor September 30, 2013

All MCPS high school principals, including CHS Principal Joan Benz, received a memorandum from Deputy Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez July 26 reviewing the guidelines pertaining to student participation...

Rumored ban on leggings just stretching the truth

Rumored ban on leggings just stretching the truth

Twitter, Facebook and Hot 99.5 had students in a fury Wednesday night and Thursday morning with rumors about a new MCPS policy banning students from wearing leggings and yoga pants to school. According...

Bueller?…Bueller?… Seniors rue new policy

By Staff Writer, Ben Hollander September 27, 2011

In Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Ferris took part in outrageous shenanigans in the city of Chicago while driving his girlfriend around in a ’61 Ferrari, activities that will forever be idolized by any...

Attendance policy aims to keep students in class

By By Jon Sosner, Staff Writer September 30, 2010

   The bell rings. There are three questions left on the social studies exam. After staying two minutes late finishing the last questions, the teacher won’t issue a pass, causing a tardy for...

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