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WHJE reflects on Radiothon

Amy Tian

May 15, 2019

Last Saturday, WHJE had its Radiothon, a 16-hour live broadcast with music and shows from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. “It was amazing how easy it was this year compared to last year, and I think that shows how much more confident the station is at live broadcast. I think lots of people this year were able...

WHJE to host fundraiser, freshmen start broadcasting

In the computer lab, freshmen Tanner Rindfuss and Aidan West prepare their scripts for their first broadcasting session.

Amy Tian

March 26, 2019

WHJE staff members have been pre-recording before spring break and finishing their current projects. On either April 13 and 14, WHJE will have a fundraiser at City Barbecue, where they will receive a share of the profits. “We are doing another radiothon in May. It’s not specifically for fundra...

WHJE to cover ice hockey season, finish strong

Amy Tian

February 13, 2019

As the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) award ceremony draws near, WHJE staff members plan ahead in order to maintain coverage during Feb. 28 to Mar. 3. WHJE advisor Dominic James said, “It’s been quite a quiet time, but the Ice Hounds won the area championships (on Feb. 10), so we were...

Stop Copying Me: Students should follow their own passions instead of copying activities pursued by their older siblings, other family members

Amy Tian

January 24, 2019

As I was growing up, I always followed in the footsteps of my brother who was four years older than me. When we were younger, if my brother did well in an activity, sport or class, my parents would sign me up for it as well later on. While this was not harmful before high school, I began to realize...

WHJE wins multiple awards at Intercollegiate Broadcasting System competition

WHJE students work on their broadcasts.

Amy Tian

January 22, 2019

WHJE submitted multiple pieces to the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) competition at the end of last year. There were 30 students that earned a total of 62 awards at the national competition; however, whether they are definite winners or runner-ups is still unknown. “One of my awards was for...

WHJE to start broadcasting ice hockey, new news segment

 In the recording booth, Abby Draper, head of the news department and senior, live records her new game segment. Draper has created a new a show called “The Band Stand” and said she is excited for listeners to hear the new content.

Amy Tian

December 4, 2018

Dominic James, head advisor of WHJE, said, “Recently we have just started covering ice hockey, which has never been done before, and that is (broadcasted) late on Saturday nights.” The radio station is also planning to upload a lot more of its work onto the website, especially podcasts. There wa...

WHJE to compete in radio competition, begin broadcasting basketball season

WHJE students work in the booth at a football game. Spencer Pickering, junior and sports section broadcaster, said he would like to be able to broadcast the State football game.

Amy Tian

November 14, 2018

WHJE recently submitted around 110 entries, including broadcasts, live music shows and live reports, for the IBS Awards, a national competition based in New York. The staff will be visiting New York in March 2019 to attend the conference and awards ceremony. WHJE adviser Dominic James said, “We have ...

Future Gene-ius: Students, staff discuss effects of important discoveries in science, potential for future.

Future Gene-ius: Students, staff discuss effects of important discoveries in science, potential for future.

Angela Qian

February 23, 2018

Next Wednesday marks the 65th anniversary of a huge scientific discovery. On Feb. 28, 1953, geneticist Francis Crick and his colleague James Watson walked into a pub and said they had “discovered the secret of life.” They, with the help of experiments carried out by Rosalind Franklin and Maurice W...

Cashing in for a Different Way of Christmas: CHS students and staff assess the advantages and disadvantages of receiving cash instead of traditional gifts during Christmas

Cashing in for a Different Way of Christmas: CHS students and staff assess the advantages and disadvantages of receiving cash instead of traditional gifts during Christmas

Darrell Cheng

December 14, 2017

When Christmas approaches, images of family, embellished trees and gifts come to mind. However, a trend not only at CHS, but also nationwide, has brought upon a new, more common type of present: cash. For senior Omid Hessaraki, receiving cash for Christmas in the place of traditional gifts is by no m...

Dining with Diversity: Students, teachers assess how they celebrate their typical Thanksgiving with cultural twists

Senior Sathvik Madduri sautés onion paste before adding in other ingredients for Biryani.

Bryce Cheng and Darrell Cheng

November 17, 2017

When Thanksgiving comes to mind, turkey, mashed potatoes and football typically come to the forefront. For some students at this school, however, not all of these stereotypical elements are present. For senior Sathvik Madduri, Thanksgiving entails aspects not considered in an average Thanksgiving ...

The Upper(Class) Hand: CHS students evaluate the validity of the claim: “older students perform better than younger students in class”

Senior Nickolas “Nick” Gemelas completes a lab during his B4 Physics C class. Gemelas, on the subject of age gaps in classes, said he believed having a wide range of ages in a class could prove beneficial to students.

Angela Li, Feature Reporter

September 21, 2017

Senior Nick Gemelas is taking five AP classes this year as part of the senior schedule, which, for him, includes AP Physics 1. Gemelas said he is taking physics this year as it is one of the remaining AP science classes he has yet to take and will help better prepare him for entering into a STEM major...