Students should actively reach out to friends through virtual platforms despite increased physical distancing

Students should actively reach out to friends through virtual platforms despite increased physical distancing

Grace Xu

May 21, 2020

To be quite frank, I’m a massive introvert. If there were a kitchen in my room, I’d probably never leave—and what’s more, I’d be content with not having to leave. So when this quarantine started, I was, of course, disheartened, considering the global crisis we’re currently in and whatnot,...

Guide To CHS Clubs: Unsure of which clubs to join? Here’s a categorized list of all the clubs CHS has to offer.

Grace Xu

September 12, 2019

With all the clubs at our school, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to find communities for you. Don’t worry, we’ve compiled a list of all the clubs without course requirements. They’re also sorted into categories (Community Service, Culture, Arts, Competition, Academic, Entertainment, and Athletics)...

K-8 mentors to continue building relationships with mentees throughout fourth quarter

Mentor and senior Fareeha Mouzan goes through her phone during SRT. She said she's really enjoyed building closer relationships with her mentees and becoming more comfortable with them.

Michelle Hong

April 16, 2019

According to Robin Pletcher, AP Psychology and K-8 Mentoring teacher, as the semester comes to a close, the class likes to reflect upon what they’ve learned and achieved during the year. “We as a class usually have some kind of celebration, but usually it’s just kind of seeing if they have rea...

Best Buddies create video to celebrate Developmental Disability Awareness Month

Anne Schuh, Best Buddies president and senior, fills in her planner during SRT. Schuh said the Best Buddies club filmed a music video that celebrates friendship during SRT that will be played sometime in March, which is Developmental Disability Awareness Month.

Riya Chinni

March 21, 2019

As March is Developmental Disability Awareness Month, the Best Buddies Club is striving to spread awareness about developmental disabilities in general, as well as about students at CHS with developmental disabilities. Anne Schuh, Best Buddies president and senior, said club members filmed a musi...

O’ Christmas Tree: Students put up Christmas decorations, not necessarily for religious aspect

Sophomore Elle Nichol sets up miniature Christmas trees over her fireplace.  Nichol said she incorporates her German tradition with Christmas.

Richa Louis

December 14, 2017

Like many people  during this time of the year, freshman Shreya Sinha has a Christmas tree full of lights and ornaments sitting prominently in her house. But Sinha isn’t a Christian, and she said she puts up the decorations for other reasons. “We decorate (Christmas trees) because it’s fun,...

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 ...

Broadening the Buddy Bubble. Why you should pursue friendships beyond your bubble.

Broadening the Buddy Bubble. Why you should pursue friendships beyond your bubble.


August 11, 2015

As I look around my lunch table, I notice that my friends, like me, are predominantly Asian. This is an effect of the “Asian bubble,” which refers to the racially homogenous social circle I share with most of my friends and acquaintances. However, this social homogeneity is not limited to Asian...

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August 10, 2010

Senior Cat Krege and Junior Audrey Witta are randomly selected to meet each other for the first time and find out about the common backgrounds and interests they share Compiled By Adele Zhou <[email protected]> Student Venture Senior Cat Krege and Junior Audrey Witta both participate in Student V...

Purely Platonic


December 14, 2009

Students look to friends of opposite gender for friendships instead of relationships By Priya Patel <[email protected]> Often, people do not believe that a single, eligible male can be close friends with a single, eligible female; however the “just friends” phenomenon is actual...

A Family-Free Thanksgiving


November 20, 2009

Despite the nature of Thanksgiving, some students choose to spend the holiday away from their families and with friends instead By Darlene Pham <[email protected]> According to senior Terry Liu, like many people here, Thanksgiving means getting together with people she loves, and that is exactly what she did last ...