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PERSPECTIVES

Cady Armstrong | September 23, 2021

This past year, I received a 504 plan to help better accommodate me at school after getting diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and severe anxiety. However, this was harder to achieve than it should have been.  At the meeting, my counselor read off the feedback from my teachers who all said that I was a “pleasure to have in class”...

Graphic Perspective: Vaxxed and Relaxed

August 12, 2021

To see more of Emily's work, click here. To read a staff editorial about requiring vaccinations at CHS, click here.

Wendy Zhu, Managing Editor (Print) | May 19, 2021

At the time of me writing this column, I’ll be graduating in about four weeks. In about four months, I’ll be away at college in a new city almost 200 miles away from home. As I’m nearing the end of my high school career, I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t scared or anxious or uncertain about next year, given that none of my close friends will be going to the same school as me. I’ve spent many...

Graphic Perspective: Stigma

Daniel Tian | May 15, 2021

To read a column about normalizing masks, click here. To see more of Daniel’s work, click here.

Wearing a mask when sick prevents the spread of disease, should be normalized after COVID-19 pandemic

Cady Armstrong | May 15, 2021

Ever since kindergarten, once a year I have caught either the flu or a bad virus from school or some other public place. However, this year I haven't been sick once, due in large part to everyone wearing a mask in public consistently. With this in mind, even once the COVID-19 pandemic is in the past, it’s time to normalize wearing masks in order to prevent the spread of disease.  I’m not the...

Students should consider applying for part-time jobs

Michelle Wan | May 11, 2021

For this upcoming summer, I decided to apply for a part-time job at Bub’s Burgers. I have already been through the interview process and my training for the position of ice cream server will begin later this month. Though this was the first time I’ve been through the process of applying for a part-time job, I already can see the experience has given me a new perspective and confidence I can use...