Stigma behind regular classes often prohibits people from taking easier, less overwhelming classes

Saumya Somasi September 23, 2021

For me, the classes I took were often determined by my peers. Their commentary very consciously influenced my decisions on the classes I took. More often than not, they pushed me to take harder, more...

Junior Claire Qu quickly studies for her AP U.S. History final during passing period. Qu said that finals week was especially stressful given her course schedule.

Students, teachers discuss the value of taking higher level courses

Kiersten Riedford January 8, 2021

There is a common stereotype for a student’s junior year, and it is simple: it can be chaotic. For junior Varsha Chandramouli, “chaotic” is an understatement regarding her academic standpoint. Chandramouli...

PROBLEM SOLVER: Eighth-grader Anthony Ji works on an assignment in his pre-calculus class. Ji is one of 19 middle schoolers who come here for advanced math and science classes that are not offered at the middle schools. AMIRA MALCOM / PHOTO

Record number of middle schoolers attend CHS for advanced math, science courses

News November 16, 2012

The number of eighth graders coming to CHS to take a math class has increased over the years. This year, 19 students are here, and, according to counselor Linda Skafish, that number is expected to...

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