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Socially Underrated: CHS students, staff evaluate the role social workers, student mediators play

MEDIATING LEADERS:  Social worker Abby Cartwright-Brattain (left) and Head of Special Services Lacey Grabek flip through a student survey binder during their break. They also discussed upcoming counseling events later on.

Christina Yang, Feature reporter

February 23, 2017

March is national social Workers’ Month, a period of time set aside to educate society about the invaluable contributions of individuals such as CHS social worker Abby Cartwright-Brattain. For the past seven years, Cartwright-Brattain said she has conducted individual and group counseling so students can f...

Accents and Ambassadors prepare for performance at Disney World celebration

Ambassadors run through their Holiday Spectacular show on stage during rehearsal. The Accents and Ambassadors prepared for Holiday Spectacular in conjunction with the Candlelight 
Processional.

Amy Zhou, Entertainment Reporter

December 12, 2016

Each year, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, Disney puts on a weekly performance known as the Candlelight Processional in Epcot Center in Disney World in Orlando, Florida. This year, both the Accents and Ambassadors have the honor of performing in the show alongside the Disney choir and orchestra, ...

Performing arts department preparing for Holiday Spectacular

 Holiday Spectacular members rehearse after school for their upcoming show. Kouns said the show serves as a reminder for people to find peace and practice acceptance, especially in face of the election season.

Adhi Ramkumar, Reporter

November 10, 2016

The CHS performing arts department is preparing for the upcoming Holiday Spectacular, on Nov. 30, Dec. 1, Dec. 3, and Dec. 4 in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. The show is at 7 p.m. on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, and at 2 p.m. on Dec. 3 and Dec. 4. According to Director of Choirs Kathrine Kouns, this year’s...

GKOM to meet with freshmen on Oct. 28

Erica Helding leads her GKOM group to the art hallway. The next GKOM connection is on Oct. 28.

Manahil Nadeem, Perspectives Editor

October 25, 2016

 Greyhound kick-off mentors (GKOM) to meet with their freshman in their designated rooms on Oct. 28. The GKOMs will talk to their freshmen in their designated SRTs, according to council sponsor Mike Meyer. "Well on Wednesday we just finished the last of our freshmen tours, so Friday the GKOMs will mostl...

Students in service industry find tips to be necessary, reflection of good work

ADDING IT UP: Frances Rafferty, server at Bub's Burgers and Ice Cream, collects a customer's check with tips. While many U.S. restaurants have stopped accepting tips, Rafferty said she thinks tips show how well a server did his or her job. DIVYA ANNAMALAI // PHOTO

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December 14, 2015

The bells ring at 3:05 p.m. every day to signal the end of another day at CHS, but unlike most of her classmates who head on home or to extracurricular activities following a long day at school, junior Frances Rafferty heads over to Bub’s Burgers and Ice Cream where she is currently employed as a server. Rafferty...