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Bridging the Gap: CHS students, staff consider decreasing gender gap, improved minority involvement in AP Computer Science Principles

Bridging the Gap: CHS students, staff consider decreasing gender gap, improved minority involvement in AP Computer Science Principles

Adhi Ramkumar

November 17, 2017


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Computer Science Awareness Week, from Dec. 4 to 10, is a yearly event which serves to foster the growth of computer science and encourage STEM participation. In accordance with this philosophy, the College Board debuted a new AP Course, namely AP Computer Science Principles (AP CSP), in 2016 to expand the...

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Local Businesses: As Nov. 25 marks Small Business Saturday, CHS students reflect on how small businesses persevere in a large-business world

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Local Businesses: As Nov. 25 marks Small Business Saturday, CHS students reflect on how small businesses persevere in a large-business world

Lin-Lin Mo

November 17, 2017


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Seven years ago, a former Broad Ripple train station became the local ice cream store Broad Ripple Ice Cream Station (BRICS), a well-loved business that has blossomed in the past few years. For junior Rachel Morrison, the store means a lot. Morrison boasts the title not only of a BRICS former employ...

Transcending Travel: CHS evaluates meanings of education with overseas trips

Transcending Travel: CHS evaluates meanings of education with overseas trips

Marissa Ryan

November 17, 2017


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In order to graduate, every student at CHS must complete some type of language class, but unlike many, sophomore Ayman Bolad took his Spanish class experience to another level. He was a part of the summer 2017 school trip to Spain. While directors offered the Spain trip to any student regardles...

Teacher Appreciation: In honor of American Education Week, CHS students consider how teachers impacts their lives

Teacher Appreciation: In honor of American Education Week, CHS  students consider how teachers impacts their lives

Richa Louis

November 17, 2017


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American Education Week, which started Monday and lasts through today, celebrates public education and honors those who ensure that every student receives a quality education. At CHS, there are over 200 teachers who try to positively influence their students and change their lives so they succeed i...

Dining with Diversity: Students, teachers assess how they celebrate their typical Thanksgiving with cultural twists

Dining with Diversity: Students, teachers assess how they celebrate their typical Thanksgiving with cultural twists

Bryce Cheng and Darrell Cheng

November 17, 2017


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When Thanksgiving comes to mind, turkey, mashed potatoes and football typically come to the forefront. For some students at this school, however, not all of these stereotypical elements are present. For senior Sathvik Madduri, Thanksgiving entails aspects not considered in an average Thanksgiving ...

Get Scared: With Halloween approaching, CHS students discuss the science behind fear

Get Scared: With Halloween approaching, CHS  students discuss the science behind fear

Jessica Konrad

October 26, 2017


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As Halloween creeps around the corner, many students at CHS are beginning to celebrate this holiday by watching scary movies and visiting haunted houses. While some students anticipate this time of the year and look forward to participating in these frightening festivities, others become filled with a se...

(Sym)ply Inconvenient: CHS seniors consider the decision to participate in the senior symposium schedule

(Sym)ply Inconvenient: CHS seniors consider the decision to participate in the senior symposium schedule

Darrell Cheng

October 26, 2017


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With senior year at this school comes new experiences and exclusive freedoms. One of such reserved opportunities includes senior scheduling in the Transition to College Program (TCP). First implemented last school year, seniors have the option to enlist in the Transition to College Program, and accordi...

Trumping Expectations: Students, staff compare expectations during Trump’s campaign to those now

Trumping Expectations: Students, staff compare expectations during Trump’s campaign to those now

Angela Qian

October 26, 2017


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Junior Sasha Matsuki said she is generally disappointed but not surprised when she sees the latest news regarding President Donald Trump and his policies. However, Matsuki said she wanted to have positive expectations going into his presidency. “Before (Trump) won the election, everything that could have happe...

Education on Paper vs. Technology: Recent studies show most people believe paper is crucial to a student’s education. How do CHS students compare to this trend?

Education on Paper vs. Technology:  Recent studies show most people believe paper is crucial to a student’s education. How do CHS students compare to this trend?

Angela Li

October 26, 2017


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According to a study conducted in August by the Paper and Packaging Board, 96 percent of parents think that paper is "an essential part of children being able to achieve their educational goals." In a society that is becoming increasingly technology-driven, especially locally, with the recent distri...

Hands of Hope: With natural disasters becoming increasingly common, CHS students, staff think about how to plan for the future

Hands of Hope: With natural disasters becoming increasingly common, CHS students, staff think about how to plan for the future

Avery Thorpe

October 26, 2017


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One hundred thirty two mile per hour winds, nine days of rainfall and $190 billion worth of destruction. This is the impact Hurricane Harvey had on southeast Texas, where the tropical storm hit the hardest. Harvey was a Category 3 storm. A few weeks later, a similar scenario played out when Hurricane Irma...