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In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

Angela Li

April 19, 2019

Senior Samuel Chen has a passion not uncommon for others his age: cooking. However, what separates him from those who similarly share his hobby is his necessity to cook for his family every day. Three years ago, Chen’s mom was diagnosed with breast cancer—for the second time. “She had to go to ch...

Senior Jackson Roberts dies Jan. 4, counseling services available

Manahil Nadeem

January 9, 2018

Senior Jackson Roberts died on Jan. 4. CHS counselors will be available the week of Jan. 9 for students to talk to. Principal Tom Harmas said, “It is always difficult to lose a student, but we always have to remember that it is more difficult to lose a child. We have to make sure we keep Jackson...

Senior Michael Bonney dies Oct. 26, counseling services available

Manahil Nadeem

October 27, 2017

Senior Michael Bonney died on Oct. 26. Principal Tom Harmas said, “My greatest hope is that everyone will keep the family and their thoughts and prayers in mind and that we, as a Greyhound community, can learn to love each other because there are times that life can be short." Director of Counselin...

With the holiday season coming around, CHS student grieves over the death of a family member

With the holiday season coming around, CHS student grieves over  the death of a family member

Alanna Wu, Feature Reporter

December 12, 2016

Sophomore Lilah Bricker knows what it’s like to deal with grief during the holidays. Each year, Christmas is a reminder for Bricker’s family of the anniversary of her aunt’s death. In addition, Bricker recently suffered the loss of a close family friend, making this holiday season particularly ...

Junior Patrick McCalley dies Oct. 6, counseling services available

Melissa Yap, Management

October 7, 2016

Junior Patrick McCalley died on Oct. 6. CHS counselors will be available the week of Oct. 10 for students to talk to. According to counselor Cathleen Johnson, the counselors have an open-door policy, so students can stop by any time. She said CHS also has social workers who will available to help...

Sticks and Stones. Our words have impact on the people around us.

Sticks and Stones. Our words have impact on the people around us.

perspectives

December 12, 2014

I will never forget stepping off the bus on Dec. 3, 2009, to find my mother waiting for me, her eyes sorrowful and her face tearstained. “Something bad has happened,” she said. My mind raced. Had my father been in a car accident? Were my sisters and little brother okay? Her response, however,...

Choosing to die is not dignified

Choosing to die is not dignified

Contributor

December 12, 2014

If you’ve been keeping up with your social media, then you’ve probably heard of 29-year-old Brittany Maynard. Maynard was diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer earlier this year. By April, doctors determined she only had six months to live. But instead of letting the cancer kill her, she decided it...

Fading away into memory

feature

April 28, 2011

As prevalence increases, families continue to struggle with emotional toll of Alzheimer’s By Victor Xu <vxu@hilite.org> On Oct. 12 after school, sophomore Molly Pittman entered the nursing home where her grandmother Euna Rose Pittman had been staying for the last two weeks of her life. All of th...