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Lessons from JLaw. Naked bodies are not public property.

perspectives

November 14, 2014

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials

If you’ve been anywhere near the Internet in the past few months, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard of an event dubbed “The Fappening” or “Celebgate,” where an anonymous iCloud hacker uploaded nearly 200 nude p...

Election Season. Be more cognizant of your local government.

perspectives

November 14, 2014

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials

A 1998 study by the National Constitution center reports that 59 percent of American teenagers know the names of the Three Stooges, 95 percent know the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, 75 percent know which city has the zip code 902...

Sensationalist Title Here. Be cognizant of information spread through media.

perspectives

October 10, 2014

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials

“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

perspectives

May 22, 2014

Filed under Print, Recent Updates, Staff Editorials

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

perspectives

April 24, 2014

Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates, Staff Editorials

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

perspectives

March 27, 2014

Filed under Print, Recent Updates, Staff Editorials

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

perspectives

February 27, 2014

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials, Web

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

perspectives

January 23, 2014

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials

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

perspectives

December 13, 2013

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials

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

perspectives

November 15, 2013

Filed under Print, Staff Editorials

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

perspectives

September 12, 2013

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...

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