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Buying Appreciation: CHS students, staff assess the correlation between Valentine’s Day, materialism

Buying Appreciation: CHS students, staff assess the correlation between Valentine's Day, materialism

Darrell Cheng, Bryce Cheng

January 25, 2018

To show affection for loved ones on Valentine’s Day, a simple gift-giving of cards, chocolates and flowers commonly gets the job done. What all of these gifts have in common, however, goes further than just attempts of showing affection: they all reveal the materialism that has come to define this ho...

Cashing in for a Different Way of Christmas: CHS students and staff assess the advantages and disadvantages of receiving cash instead of traditional gifts during Christmas

Cashing in for a Different Way of Christmas: CHS students and staff assess the advantages and disadvantages of receiving cash instead of traditional gifts during Christmas

Darrell Cheng

December 14, 2017

When Christmas approaches, images of family, embellished trees and gifts come to mind. However, a trend not only at CHS, but also nationwide, has brought upon a new, more common type of present: cash. For senior Omid Hessaraki, receiving cash for Christmas in the place of traditional gifts is by no m...

Dining with Diversity: Students, teachers assess how they celebrate their typical Thanksgiving with cultural twists

Senior Sathvik Madduri sautés onion paste before adding in other ingredients for Biryani.

Bryce Cheng and Darrell Cheng

November 17, 2017

When Thanksgiving comes to mind, turkey, mashed potatoes and football typically come to the forefront. For some students at this school, however, not all of these stereotypical elements are present. For senior Sathvik Madduri, Thanksgiving entails aspects not considered in an average Thanksgiving ...

(Sym)ply Inconvenient: CHS seniors consider the decision to participate in the senior symposium schedule

TCP Senior Syd Holtzapple practice after school with the marching band. Holtzapple said her extracurriculars often conflict with her schedule and make it difficult to become accustomed to her new symposium schedule.

Darrell Cheng

October 26, 2017

With senior year at this school comes new experiences and exclusive freedoms. One of such reserved opportunities includes senior scheduling in the Transition to College Program (TCP). First implemented last school year, seniors have the option to enlist in the Transition to College Program, and accordi...

CHS students believe that Snapchat unintentionally displays racism

CHS students believe that Snapchat unintentionally displays racism

Darrell Cheng, Reporter

November 28, 2016

Ever since its release, Snapchat has continuously been one of the most popular social media outlets. Snapchat, unlike many other forms of social media, has a feature in which users can morph their faces into several different formations.  However, despite Snapchat’s uniqueness, some of these formations...

Design for CHS to continue to promote recycling for CHS

Design for CHS to continue to promote recycling for CHS

Beats

March 1, 2016

Design for CHS will once again begin the project “Agent Recycle” to encourage more students to recycle in CHS. According to club sponsor Jan Mitchener, Design for CHS implements creative projects for the community, making them both enjoyable and effective. “It’s really neat seeing Design...

Design for CHS to promote recycling for CHS

Planning for the upcoming “Agent Recycle” project, senior Vikas Maturi, this year’s co-president of Design for CHS, edits and updates the information of this project.  Design for CHS has its own website that contains all the information of all its recent projects. DARRELL CHENG / PHOTO

Beats

November 10, 2015

Design for CHS's new project “Agent Recycle," to launch on Jan. 4, will aim to encourage more students to recycle in CHS.  According to club sponsor Jan Mitchener, Design for CHS continues to implement newer and more creative projects to help the community. “You see so many programs th...

Design for CHS to help provide additional education for children

Planning for the upcoming Hands-On Education program, senior and club member Evin George starts scheduling for this event. This will be held on Oct. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Edna Martin Christian Center. DARRELL CHENG / PHOTO

Beats

September 30, 2015

Design for CHS will start the Hands-On Education program to help children attain more learning experiences. According to club sponsor Jan Mitchener, this project will promote a greater sense of enjoyable education for children. “Instead of teaching these children through notes and lectures, D...

Design for CHS to help gain recognition for the homeless

For the upcoming project Our Streets, Our Stories, senior Vikas Maturi, this year’s co-president of Design for CHS, works on adding additional information such as specific dates and locations. It is currently unknown what day Our Streets, Our Stories will begin. DARRELL CHENG / PHOTO

Beats

September 9, 2015

     Design for CHS will kick off the year with Our Streets, Our Stories. This project will help the community view the homeless in a new light, by seeing them socially as equals. According to club sponsor Jan Mitchener, Design for CHS is starting off the year with great enthusiasm and there i...

Design for CHS to mentor inner-city kids

Design for CHS to mentor inner-city kids

Beats

February 2, 2015

Design for CHS will begin the Hands-On Education program in order to help children attain more learning experiences.  According to club sponsor Jan Mitchener, this will also promote a greater sense of innovation in overall education.             “Design for CHS has one priority, and ...