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Burning Out: Academically competitive environment affects CHS students’ ability to keep up with workload

Burning Out: Academically competitive environment affects  CHS students’ ability to keep up with workload

Jessica Konrad

February 22, 2019

As the minute hand of the clock approaches 3:05 p.m., the tension in the classroom grows with each passing second. Antsy students squirm in their chairs, while others start crowding around the door in eager anticipation of the final bell. For many students, the bell signals the end of a long day of ...

Counseling Center to prepare for AP exams, scholarship banquet

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March 30, 2014

According to counselor Bettina Cool, the counseling center is beginning to organize AP exams and the scholarship banquet for seniors on May 22. Cool and four other counselors organize the exams by putting together the test booklets, assigning rooms and hiring test proctors. Additionally, the c...

Counselors to schedule sophomores and juniors for next school year

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December 15, 2013

Counselors plan to finish sophomore scheduling for next school year before winter break. Scheduling for juniors will begin in January, according to counselor Bettina Cool via email. “Our current priority is scheduling sophomores for next year,” Cool said. Sophomore Juliet Sanders, who has already...

Counselors encourage seniors to apply for scholarships

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December 3, 2011

According to counselor Shelly Rubenstein, this is a good time for seniors to apply for scholarships for college. “With the economy as it is and the cost of college fees going up,” Rubenstein said, “scholarships should be a consideration for everyone.” After all, Rubenstein said, fees for...

Counselors to introduce Indiana Career Explorer

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October 29, 2011

Before the end of November, school counselors plan to introduce students of all grade levels to the Indiana Career Explorer, which according to counselor Melinda Stephan, is an online tool that provides a “comprehensive path” for those who are in any stage of finding a job. Though counselors have...