Guide To CHS Clubs: Unsure of which clubs to join? Here’s a categorized list of all the clubs CHS has to offer.

September 12, 2019

With all the clubs at our school, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to find communities for you. Don’t worry, we’ve compiled a list of all the clubs without course requirements. They’re also sorted...

Julian Knudson, president of the club and senior, oversees a game between Rohil Senapati and Owen Eckart. Knudson said he has finalized the A, B, and C teams for the tournament, which he compiles based on skill demonstrated by students throughout the year.
March 24, 2019

As of this week, Julian Knudson, Chess Club president and senior, has closed off the teams competing at the Scholastic Chess of Indiana (SCI) tournament. “The deadline to register the teams on the SCI...

Chess Club continues tournament preparations

February 27, 2019

In preparation for the Scholastic Chess of Indiana (SCI) state tournament in March, Julian Knudson, senior and president of Chess Club, continues to form tournament teams. The club will still accept non-members...

Chess Club looks for new members, assembles tournament teams

January 31, 2019

With the Scholastic Chess of Indiana (SCI) tournament coming up in March, Julian Knudson, president of Chess Club and senior, is looking to recruit people to represent CHS. “I’m trying to reach out...

Chess club prepares for statewide tournament

January 13, 2019

Chess Club will take a competitive focus in the second semester, according to president and senior Julian Knudson. In preparation for the statewide tournament the club attends annually, Knudson said he...

Chess club to take club photos Nov. 29

November 26, 2018

The Chess Club is scheduled to take club photos at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 29 in the Varsity Gym. The club will continue to play casual games until the second semester, when the club will begin preparations...

Chess Club continues recreational play

October 29, 2018

As of this month, the Chess Club is meeting to play games and improve strategy. “Right now, it’s just playing games with them. That’s kind of how I gauge the skill throughout the year,”...

Club Spotlights 3/17

Club Spotlights 3/17
March 17, 2017

FED CHALLENGE: SPONSOR: Paul Clayton CURRENT EVENTS: Students may be participating in the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Fed Challenge on March 31 and April 24, in which a group organizes a 15-minute...

Chess Club to compete in State Finals on March 19

Chess Club to compete in State Finals on March 19
March 15, 2016

According to Sam Philleo, Chess Club co-president and junior, the club will compete in the State Finals on March 19 at Morton High School in Hammond. All teams will play five rounds and trophies will...

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

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
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...

Chess Club to meet on Nov. 30

Freshmen Davis Botta and Luke Thatcher compete in a game of chess. Many new Chess Club members joined this meeting. PHOTO / TERESA CHEN
November 26, 2015

According to Chess Club sponsor Margaret Winans, Chess Club will meet on Nov. 30 after school in Room F103.  As always, late bus passes will be provided. According Joe Philleo, club sponsor...

Chess Club to meet on Sept. 28

Former club president Kevin Mi returns to chess club to bring members some cake. Mi was Chess Club president for over a year until he graduated last year. TERESA CHEN / PHOTO
September 23, 2015

According to Chess Club sponsor Margaret Winans, Chess Club members will meet after school on Sept.28 in Room F103. Club meetings will continue to be every Monday after school with late bus passes...

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