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A Shot in the Arm: With flu season at its peak this month, schools like CHS are more susceptible to spread of disease

A Shot in the Arm: With flu season at its peak this month, schools  like CHS are more susceptible to spread of disease

Wendy Zhu, Karen Zhang, Rhea Acharya, and Raphael Li

February 22, 2019

With over 5,000 students, CHS is the largest public high school in Indiana and one of the largest in the nation. But while this school’s large student body has its benefits, for students like sophomore Raymond “Ray” Mo, it can sometimes feel more like a curse than a blessing during flu season. M...

More Than A Diagnosis: As International Congress approaches, experts on, students with autism explain history, misconceptions surrounding developmental disorder

More Than A Diagnosis: As International Congress approaches, experts on, students with  autism explain history, misconceptions surrounding developmental disorder

Angela Qian and Harini Ravichandran

October 25, 2018

Senior Ethan Wakeman is pretty much your average high schooler. He’s a GKOM, and he participates in activities such as cross-country, track and radio. Like many students, he also said he tends to forget to do things. He often struggles with social skills and communication. Wakeman happens to have auti...

Changing the way we view students with special needs

Changing the way we view students with special needs

Contributor

April 14, 2016

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TEAM: Together Everyone Achieves More

TEAM: Together Everyone Achieves More

News

March 18, 2016

Sophomore Mona Goggins has always known that her brother, freshman Joshua “Josh” Goggins, was different from others. According to Mona, he showed symptoms of autism at an early age—aggression, lack of speech and sensitivity to sound. “He didn’t walk until he was two and a half,” Mona s...

‘Dis’ does not belong in disability. We can learn a lot from respecting special needs people.

‘Dis’ does not belong in disability. We can learn a lot from respecting special needs people.

perspectives

March 19, 2015

At CHS, we are actually pretty blessed to be able to interact relatively well with special needs students. There’s Best Buddies, United Sound, Special Olympics, Unified Track, etc. We feel that we actually treat our special needs kids well, and we do, to an extent. However, while we do have these...