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Let’s Mentor More: As January is National Mentoring Month, K-8 mentoring presents benefits for both mentees, mentors

Let’s Mentor More: As January is National Mentoring Month, K-8  mentoring presents benefits for both mentees, mentors

Hannah Gretz

January 23, 2020

Each year in January since 2002, the Harvard School of Public Health has led a National Mentoring Month. Over the past 18 years, this campaign has developed to promote mentoring, specifically in youth, in the United States. Officially defined as the act of advising or training, the role of the mentor is extr...

Humans of CHS

Humans of CHS

Marissa Ryan and Thea Bertolini

January 23, 2020

One time on News Year’s Eve when I was eight, we went to our friends’ house. The kids were just messing around with glow sticks and I wondered what would happen if I poured it on my dress. So I broke it open with my mouth and poured it on my dress. It didn’t work at first, but then when all the ...

With growing trend of covering laptops, water bottles with stickers, take a look at students’ decorations

With growing trend of covering laptops, water bottles with stickers, take a look at students’ decorations

Anna Klauz

January 23, 2020

Freshman Campbell Kirsh "I first saw this trend of putting stickers all over your computer a long time ago so I decided to also do it. I first put on only a couple of stickers, and as the years went on, my collection just kept growing. My two favorite ones would probably have to be my “Stranger Thing...

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 ...