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Sophomore Nina Aksentijevich enjoys the snow during January’s blizzard.

MCPS Extends School Year by One Day Due to Snow

By Sofia Williamson, Online Opinions Editor May 3, 2016

MCPS extended the 2015-2016 school year by one day, making the last day of the school year June 20. The request for the one-day waiver was approved by the Maryland State Department of Education April 19. State...

Some of the many students who partake in the Bollywood Dance Classes.

CHS Indian Club Holds Dance Classes for Charity

By Sofia Williamson, Production Editor March 22, 2016

On March 3, the CHS Indian Club began holding Bollywood Dance Exercise Classes every Thursday in the CHS dance studio to raise money for autism programs in third world countries. According to junior...

Students often leave trash after lunch for the building services crew to clean up.

Throw Away Bad Habits Along With Your Trash

By Sofia Williamson, Production Editor March 22, 2016

Let’s talk trash. At CHS, there seems to be a prominent problem that no one is talking about, in which students lack the character to properly dispose of their trash. After lunch, it is impossible...

The new Oculus Rift is quickly becoming a very popular device.

VR Makes Real Learning Virtually Impossible

By Sofia Williamson, Production Editor February 25, 2016

A decade from now, students won’t learn by interacting with their peers and teachers, or by experiencing their physical world with their senses. Instead, they’ll learn by putting on a pair of goggles...

The How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying cast performs on stage during a dress rehearsal. The show opened Nov. 13.

CHS Theater Shows How to Succeed in Musicals

By Sofia Williamson, Production Editor November 30, 2015

CHS’ production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying opened Friday, Nov. 13. With a large crowd of parents, students and staff attending, CHS’ performance of this classic ‘60s...

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