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Humans of CHS

Humans of CHS

Hannah Gretz, Anna Klauz, and Victoria Nopporn

December 12, 2019

"Most of my family have birthdays in the first week of December, so it’s always a really exciting and happy time for all of us. I think (our tradition for Christmas decorating) started with my middle sister, Sophia, who is really passionate about Christmas decorations. I really looked up to her, so decora...

Students, travel professionals, consider benefits of traveling during holiday season

Students, travel professionals, consider benefits of traveling during holiday season

Marissa Ryan

December 12, 2019

For many, the joy of the holiday season is the hope of the stereotypical “winter wonderland” on Christmas morning, but for junior Michelle Boulos, she would rather see that snow in much warmer liquid form. Boulos, who has traveled her entire life during Christmas and plans to go to Aruba this ye...

Students, parents identify pros in working during the holiday season

Students, parents identify pros in working during the holiday season

Sarah Zheng

December 5, 2019

The holiday season is a time, for many students, to take a break from any form of stress and enjoy quality time with friends and family. Whether that quality time is defined as watching TV with friends or going on a holiday trip with family, or anything in between, all students can find something enj...

DIY Wreath: Take a look at this easy decoration to spice up your holiday

DIY Wreath: Take a look at this easy decoration to spice up your holiday

Hannah Gretz

November 15, 2019

Materials: 17-inch by 17-inch     circular wreath Fake flower assortment Two 7-inch pieces of wire A wooden letter Hot glue Steps:               1. Begin to place the assortment of fake flowers on the wreath 2. ...

Curbing the College Cost: In light of National Scholarship Month, college and career programming and resources coordinator Melinda Stephan explains process for scholarships

Curbing the College Cost: In light of National Scholarship Month, college and career programming  and resources coordinator Melinda Stephan explains process for scholarships

Emily Sandy

November 15, 2019

What are the different types of scholarships? Need-based aid is based on your family’s finances, meaning you can get a grant or a scholarship based on your need. There are also what we call merit-based scholarships. That’s based not usually on finances, but on your academic performance, your ath...

Retail workers share their opinions, experiences on Black Friday

Retail workers share their opinions, experiences on Black Friday

Thea Bertolini

November 15, 2019

Many students at CHS participate in Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving when stores have hefty sales on many of their products. Although it can be stressful to try and find the best sale, it’s often more stressful for the employees. Senior Natalie Crispin said she knows how it feels to be work...

Humans of CHS

Humans of CHS

Anna Klauz

November 15, 2019

Senior Dryden Shroeder “I think one of the best things I have ever done was going to my first baseball game to watch the Cubs play on Wrigley Field. My dad took me while we were on a trip to Chicago to visit my family. I remember sitting in the stands and imagined myself on that field as a little ...

Women in STEM

November 12, 2019

DIY Place Setting

DIY Place Setting

Hannah Gretz

November 1, 2019

Materials: Cloth napkin that measures 16 ¾ inches by 16 ¾ inches 18 inches of twine or rope  Decorative corn cobs Steps: Lay the napkin out on a table. Grab the center of the napkin and pull upward, sliding your hand down the napkin to create a long, ovular shape. ...

Humans of CHS: CHS students share stories of their identities, spontaneous moments

Humans of CHS: CHS students share stories of their identities, spontaneous moments

Thea Bertolini, Emily Sandy

October 24, 2019

“I’ve been playing football for over four years. It’s a grind for sure, but keeping yourself humble and working every day with the rest of your teammates is really something that I am proud of and the rest of the team is proud of. It’s built me up as a person, and I use it to humble myself and lo...