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Analyzing the Epidemic: Despite Juul Lab’s declared efforts to stop the youth vaping epidemic, it should face severe consequences for its role in initiating the problem in the first place

Alanna Wu January 11, 2019

I’ll be the first to admit that I haven’t had much experience with Juuls, aside from the occasional empty pod in the stadium parking lot or the sickly-sweet smell of mango clouding the bathroom air....

School Resource officer Scott Moore reads over the testimonies and documents of the trial of the shooter at Noblesville West Middle School. Moore said he hopes to learn from the recent shooting and apply that information to the upcoming lockdown drill.

School resource officers schedule another lockdown drill before end of semester

Alanna Wu November 10, 2018

School resource officers (SROs) at CHS are organizing another lockdown drill before the end of the semester. For this particular drill, officers plan to implement more discussion about possible scenarios...

Senior Joseph “Joey” Heerens looks out at CHS. Heerens expressed concerns that the school building is too large in order to properly enforce the current safety measures.

School Resource Officers (SROs) assembles a student committee to discuss student safety

Alanna Wu October 17, 2018

School Resource Officers (SROs) plan to assemble and meet with a committee of CHS students in order to discuss ways to improve school safety. Donald “DJ” Schoeff, head of the committee and SRO, said...

 Senior Hannah Kosc previews the anonymous alert page through myCCS. Kosc said she has used the system before, and the guaranteed anonymity made the decision to report much easier.

School Resource Officers (SROs) to change set-up of anonymous alert system

Alanna Wu October 11, 2018

School Resource Officers (SROs) at CHS plan to change the anonymous alert system so that alerts are no longer fully anonymous. According to SRO Scott Moore, this is so that officers can reach students...

School Resource Officer (SRO) Scott Moore reviews an email sent to all SROs at CHS regarding restricted access to CHS entrances in the morning. Moore said these measures are important because they will improve school safety both during and after school hours.

School Resource Officers work to restrict access to open doors before, after school

Alanna Wu September 4, 2018

School Resource Officers (SROs) are working to implement new safety measures at CHS by restricting the number of doors open both before and after school. Starting Sept. 4, students and staff can only enter...

Maggie Cassidy, director of “Peter and the Starcatcher” and theatre arts teacher, watches members of the cast practice their scenes to ensure it is ready to piece together with the rest of the production. Cassidy said for the most part, the musical is ready for opening night.

Theater productions to prepare for opening night of “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Alanna Wu February 6, 2018

Theater productions is currently preparing for opening night of “Peter and the Starcatcher.” The cast will perform this production from Feb. 8 to 10, with showings at 7 p.m. and an additional showing...

Morgan Goodrich, lead actress in the winter production “Peter and the Starcatcher,” rehearses with the rest of the cast after school. Goodrich said she believes CHS students and staff will enjoy the show.

Theater productions rehearses for winter production “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Alanna Wu January 18, 2018

Theater productions is currently rehearsing for the winter production, “Peter and the Starcatcher.” The cast will perform the show Feb. 8 to 10, with showings at 7 p.m. and an additional showing at...

Avoiding the Brand Mania: As holiday season approaches, CHS students should keep in mind products associated with name brands are not necessarily of higher quality

Alanna Wu November 26, 2017

Adhi Ramkumar Last year, I discovered the phenomenon that is Supreme for the first time. I remember seeing the iconic red box with white lettering pop up on magazine covers, in my social media feeds...

The protesters gather at the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ monument before the protest. Ma said this experience ultimately helped him realize the importance of standing up for his heritage.

The Model Minority: During Asian American and Pacific Islander Month, CHS reevaluates the role of Asians in politics

Alanna Wu, Feature Reporter May 18, 2017

Last year, thousands of Asian-Americans across the country gathered to voice their dissatisfaction over the conviction of N.Y.P.D. officer Peter Liang. Among them were Asian-American and sophomore Eric...

Michelle Foutz, sponsor of Economics Club, creates a list of returning members of Economics Club. She also arranged teams for the NEC. Foutz said she had to make hard decisions when creating the teams, as she wanted to make sure she was choosing the strongest economics students. “Again, I’m just trying to figure out who will be the best at moving forward beyond the state level and potentially getting us to nationals,” Foutz said

Economics Club preparing for call-out meeting

Alanna Wu September 29, 2016

Economics Club is preparing to hold a call-out meeting in order to recruit new members. Michelle Foutz, sponsor of Economics Club, said there is not a set date for the meeting but will take place sometime...

MORE THAN JUST A NUMBER: Senior Joe Philleo plays chess at Chess Club. Philleo said he hopes the college he ends up going to will have many opportunities to play chess both competitively and for fun. VISHNU VAID // PHOTO

Low college acceptance rates pressure students to look into personal fit with schools

feature January 21, 2016

Senior Joe Philleo has applied to several of the most well-known and prestigious universities in the country: Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are all possibilities...

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