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Culture of Care Week Expands, CHS adjusts after closures, Harmas says

Culture of Care Week Expands, CHS adjusts after closures, Harmas says

Carson TerBush

February 7, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

As this week is Culture of Care week, numerous activities will commence to promote mental health awareness, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Additionally, Harmas said administrators, including Superintendent Michael Beresford, are still debating how to make up the school time lost in last week’s thr...

ESC considers later school start time, Culture of Care expands to teachers, Harmas says

ESC considers later school start time, Culture of Care expands to teachers, Harmas says

Carson TerBush

November 10, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates

The (ESC) is currently considering the logistics of a later start time for CHS in the future, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Harmas also said the Culture of Care, an immersive mental health project administration implemented this year, is expanding to help CHS staff members get to know each other better. ...

Principal Tom Harmas coordinates Homecoming parade viewing, new graduation pathways program

Principal Tom Harmas coordinates Homecoming parade viewing, new graduation pathways program

Carson TerBush

September 27, 2018


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CHS will implement a new graduation requirement system called graduation pathways this year, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Additionally, Harmas said he has been working with student government to coordinate student viewing of the Homecoming parade which has in the past only been viewed by community members. As the school year progresses, Harmas also ...

Principal Tom Harmas makes school safety changes as year begins

Principal Tom Harmas makes school safety changes as year begins

Carson TerBush

September 5, 2018


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According to Principal Tom Harmas, CHS is making some changes to promote school safety this year. Harmas said administration has removed all-school convocations, added stricter...

Principal Tom Harmas reviews success of Culture of Care, plans for next year

Principal Tom Harmas reviews success of Culture of Care, plans for next year

Manahil Nadeem

March 20, 2018


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This year CHS launched its first ever mental health awareness campaign, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Harmas said the program was very well received by students, teachers and other community members.  “I thought the program and the entire initiative went very well. Just seeing the reaction of...

Principal Tom Harmas continues to prepare for Culture of Care week

Principal Tom Harmas continues to prepare for Culture of Care week

Manahil Nadeem

February 15, 2018


Filed under NEWS, News Briefs, Online Only, Recent Updates

This year, CHS hopes to kickstart an initiative, Culture of Care, that will put a greater emphasis on students’ mental health, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Harmas said administrators and counselors are working hard to kickoff the program the week of Feb. 26. “CHS puts a huge emphasis on...

Alone in the crowd?

Alone in the crowd?

Raiha Zainab and Angela Qian

January 25, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, Print, Recent Updates, Top Story

At 13, senior Kelsey Irwin said she lost her motivation to keep going. She started to quit everything she had loved doing: theater, dance, choir, hockey, volleyball, soccer and more—the list goes on. It was at this point in her life when she was close to giving up. She almost let her “inner demons”...