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Math department administers ISTEP exam

Math department administers ISTEP exam

Brian Zhang

March 1, 2019


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The math department is now administering the ISTEP exam, according to math department chairperson Jacinda Sohalski. Sohalski said that preparation for ISTEP exam is a big undertaking, as it tests so many students. “Since we have to test all sophomores ISTEP is a lot of planning,” said Sohalski. ...

NetFIX the Originals: Too many original titles on Netflix, subscribers should reevaluate memberships

NetFIX the Originals: Too many original titles on Netflix, subscribers should reevaluate memberships

Calina He

February 22, 2019


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Being an avid watcher of Netflix, I have always enjoyed its original shows and movies. However, as the number of original productions has increased, the quality of the original productions has decreased. Netflix has been spending a great deal of money to create new and excessive series and movies. Ac...

The math department prepares for ISTEP testing, adjusts schedule for snow days

The math department prepares for ISTEP testing, adjusts schedule for snow days

Brian Zhang

February 6, 2019


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The math department is now preparing to administer the ISTEP exam, according to math department chairperson Jacinda Sohalski. Sohalski said that preparation for ISTEP exam is a big undertaking, as it tests so many students. Sohalski also said that the math department is currently adjusting schedules...

The math department prepares for implementation of new courses

The math department prepares for implementation of new courses

Brian Zhang

January 23, 2019


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The math department has confirmed its implementation of the new courses for the next school year, according to math department chairperson Jacinda Sohalski. Sohalski said that the courses have been approved for next year. “We have two teachers who will be attending training for the new IB courses,” sa...

Recycling Renovations: New recycling policy is an improvement, but would benefit from clearer instructions

Recycling Renovations: New recycling policy is an improvement, but would benefit from clearer instructions

December 13, 2018


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In this day and age, with the planet’s temperature consistently increasing and sea levels rising, it’s vital to make little changes to culminate to a greater overall effect. However, it’s not hard to accidentally throw away recyclable items like papers, magazines and bottles into a trash can. ...

The math department continues to implement courses for next year

The math department continues to implement courses for next year

Brian Zhang

November 27, 2018


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The math department has confirmed its implementation of the new courses and is currently working with teachers for the next school year, according to math department chairperson Jacinda Sohalski. Sohalski said that the department is currently working on a block course that will merge AP Statistics and...

Math department confirms implementation of new courses for next year

Math department confirms implementation of new courses for next year

Brian Zhang

November 5, 2018


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The math department has confirmed its implementation of the new courses for the next school year, according to math department chairperson Jacinda Sohalski. “All of our courses were approved,” Sohalski said via email, “We will be offering [multivariable calculus] for Advance College Project d...

The math department speculates to implement new courses for next year

The math department speculates to implement new courses for next year

Brian Zhang

October 17, 2018


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The math department is currently working to implement new courses for the next school year, according to math department chairperson Jacinda Sohalski. She said that the IB program has eliminated IB Mathematical Studies and has created two new courses that will be implemented next year, which are currently ...

The math department begins second year with new textbooks and continues plans from last year

The math department begins second year with new textbooks and continues plans from last year

Brian Zhang

September 4, 2018


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The math department begins its second year with the new textbooks, according to math department chairperson Jacinda Sohalski. Sohalski said they are getting started for the upcoming school year. “We just want to continue our professional development and things that we started last year,” Sohalsk...

Equal Weight: At end of year, CHS administration should reconsider regular weight of Precalculus

Equal Weight: At end of year, CHS administration  should reconsider regular weight of Precalculus

Riya Chinni

May 18, 2018


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Walking into precalculus, Iwas prepared for a challenging year. However, I did not expect such a shift in mathematical thinking. I knew what I signed up for when I chose regular precalculus—a difficult class that wouldn’t provide much help to my GPA. While choosing math courses for the upcoming...

No More Lip Service: CHS couples should be more respectful, stop displaying affection in public places, hallways

No More Lip Service: CHS couples should be more respectful, stop displaying affection in public places, hallways

Heidi Peng

May 18, 2018


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I'm no expert on romance or the dynamic of a high school couple, but there’s one thing I know very well as a high school student: public displays of affection (PDA) are unnecessary. Affection encapsulates a broad range of actions among couples: holding hands, hugging and kissing are included in th...