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October 10

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“Congress enabling ‘Cheney war doctrine.’” “Your brain can make decisions during sleep.” “Americans think the criminal justice system is racist.” Sensational headlines on websites have one purpose: to make money. You see the fla...

Complaints about funding distribution to athletics department largely unfounded

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May 22

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Last year, it was the fitness center. This year, it’s the turf. To the ordinary CHS student or parent, it doesn’t seem unreasonable to question the amount of money that goes into funding the athletics department. Why spend mil...

Administration should reconsider new restrictive lunch room policy for students

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April 24

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While CHS has always had stringent hallway policies, the administration has gone too far with the newest change. According to Principal Williams, the school has recently implemented a policy preventing students from leaving the ...

For our school’s success, give credit where credit is due

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March 27

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There is a superiority complex that comes with attending one of the best schools in the nation. The assertion itself betrays a sense of privilege, but the facts are undeniable. This is what they call a “high-achieving school.”...

State should define testing expectations clearly for schools, students beforehand

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February 27

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Due to college and career readiness requirements from Public Law 268 and House Enrolled Act 1005, the state is requiring low-performing students to take a diagnostic exam called the ACCUPLACER. Students who do not reach a specific...

Distinguished Grad selection process should take into account time, effort

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January 23

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Since its introduction to CHS in 2008, the Distinguished Graduate program has either distinguished or commended over 400 graduates. The program was originally set in place to distinguish seniors at graduation who had served in...

Teachers should not let taboo topics affect their methods of teaching

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December 13

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We have all been in a classroom where the teacher was teaching something that could be seen as controversial. Whether it be sex education, drug education, or religion, it is not uncommon for teachers to let their opinions slip...

Students should be wary of extremist views, understand the impact on society

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November 15

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The polarization of thought has become evident in all facets of society, especially in politics. Recently, we saw the government shutdown from Oct. 1 to 16, the first since 1995. The shutdown resulted in the temporary closure...

Grading scandal reveals culture of cheating

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September 12

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials

There’s been a lot of talk about cheating in recent weeks as CHS cracks down on dishonesty in the classroom. But for all we condemn students who unfairly claim success, their lack of integrity is not isolated in an educational...

CHS should take advantage of Senate Bill 189 to encourage innovative thinking, appreciation of learning

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August 14

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This school year could be the start of something new. According to Senate Bill 189, which was passed this spring and took effect on July 1, schools that have earned the status of “high-performing” are granted greater flexibility...

Students should plan for a meaningful summer, take measures to not waste available opportunities

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May 23

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It’s finally the time of year when summer vacation is just days away. All we have to do is survive some finals before beginning a much-needed break from school. While everybody has a different idea of the ideal and perfect...

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