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Chess Club to meet Dec. 8

Chess Club to meet Dec. 8

Beats
December 3, 2014
Filed under CLUBS, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

According to Chess Club sponsor Margaret Winans, Chess Club will be meeting Dec. 8 in Room F103 after school. The club meets every Monday after school until 4 p.m., and late bus passes are provided. Regardless of experience in chess, everyone is encouraged to attend. Club members will play for both...

Yearbook club photos to end Dec. 4

Yearbook club photos to end Dec. 4

Contributor
December 3, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Online Only

According to an email sent by Pinnacle adviser Nicole Laughrey, the last round of club photos will occur Dec. 4 during SRT in the varsity gym. "Students will only be allowed in the photo if they are listed on the official roster that you submitted," she said. "We check ID’s as needed, so please encou...

Art classes to use Pinterest for art project ideas

Art classes to use Pinterest for art project ideas

Beats
December 3, 2014
Filed under CLUBS, NEWS, News Briefs, Online Only, Recent Updates

According to Art department head Jen Bubp, art teachers are using Pinterest for new art project ideas. “Projects are changing because as teachers are being inspired, they’re trying new things in the classroom. Something that’s made a huge impact in art around the whole world is Pinterest. Pinterest...

Swim season begins, pool will be busy but remains open

Beats
December 3, 2014
Filed under CLUBS, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

The CHS swim season is about to start, and with this development, the aquatics center will become extremely busy for the next few months. However, it will still remain open during all of winter break. “Nothing is new program-wise, but the pool is crowded and very busy,” aquatics center director...

Indian Student to meet Dec. 4, plan Cultural Events

Indian Student to meet Dec. 4, plan Cultural Events

Beats
December 2, 2014
Filed under CLUBS, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

On Dec. 4, Indian Student Alliance (ISA) will make plans for cultural events with other foreign cultural clubs in Room A326 after school. ISA member and sophomore Vishnu Vaid approached Nida Khan, club president and senior, earlier this month about doing events with other clubs. The meeting will take...

Chemistry teacher to retire at end of first semester

Chemistry teacher to retire at end of first semester

Beats
December 1, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

According to department chairperson Jennifer Marlow, the science department does not have any major events or competitions coming up until second semester. She said students will mainly be signing up for the Biology, Chemistry and Physics Olympiad exams that will occur in the spring. Also, as sc...

Wi-Fi extenders implemented over fall break

Wi-Fi extenders implemented over fall break

Beats
November 30, 2014
Filed under CLUBS, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

According to Assistant Principal Joseph Schaller, Wi-Fi extenders have been implemented over fall break. However, the e-room computer labs are still undergoing renovation that involves switching the desktop computers to laptops. “Making teachers and students go to the computer lab is sometimes inconvenient,”...

Health center reminds students of ways to stay healthy

Health center reminds students of ways to stay healthy

Beats
November 28, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

As the flu season begins to come around, the nurses in the health center are informing students of how to stay healthy and flu-free, according to nurse coordinator Kandyce Hardie. “The best way to avoid getting (sick) is to use good hand-washing technique before school, during school...

Key Club honors teachers, participates in bell ringing, charity runs

Key Club honors teachers, participates in bell ringing, charity runs

Beats
November 27, 2014
Filed under CLUBS, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Key Club is celebrating teachers with Teacher Appreciation. Every month, Key Club will honor a different department of CHS. Members can earn up to two hours total by bringing in 2-liter soda bottles, cookies and other snacks to give thanks to their teachers. Each food donation counts for a half-hour. ...

Art department to paint City Center windows for holidays Nov. 29

Art department to paint City Center windows for holidays Nov. 29

Beats
November 27, 2014
Filed under CLUBS, NEWS, News Briefs, Online Only

According to Art department head Jen Bubp, any art students interested in painting City Center windows for the holidays is welcome to participate on Nov. 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sophia Gogulis-Danenman, Art Club co-president and junior, has participated in painting City Center windows for the holidays for...

Mock Trial creates teams, begins preparing for competitions

Beats
November 27, 2014
Filed under CLUBS, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Mock Trial will finish team tryouts and then will start their team practices. The team tryouts were conducted from Nov. 17 to 19, giving roles, such as attorneys and witnesses, to members of the club. According to sponsor Holly Hochstedler, the team will now receive casebooks and study them. Andrew...

“The Theory of Everything” recreates Stephen Hawking’s battle with ALS

“The Theory of Everything” recreates Stephen Hawking’s battle with ALS

blogs
November 24, 2014
Filed under Reel Talk

Smart, sweet and simple, The Theory of Everything captures the poignancy of famous astrophysicist Stephen Hawking’s inspiring story without appearing mawkish or melodramatic. The Theory of Everything portrays Hawking during his descent from the peak of his health to a physically weak and dependent state...