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Solomon Williams, varsity football player and senior, celebrates a touchdown. Williams said he is often stereotyped as less intelligent because he plays football, but he does not let it affect his academic performance.

Athletes, assistant athletics director address stereotypes in sports, effect of Scholar Athlete program

Riley Laferriere April 22, 2022

During the football season, senior Solomon Williams was on the field throwing passes to friends or making plays under the Friday night lights. However, Williams, who plans to attend Princeton University...

National Honor Society to discuss recruitment of potential incoming members

Jillian Moore March 14, 2021

National Honor Society (NHS) is beginning to prepare for incoming juniors eligible to join the club next year. Although nothing is concrete, NHS officers continue to discuss how to reach out to these potential...

Senior Nishita Prasad writes down her to do list in a notebook to stay oranized and to make sure she gets all the points on her list done and to not stress out with all her school work and extracurriculars.

Students, admissions counselors debate the importance of extracurriculars

Kiersten Riedford August 13, 2020

When it comes to applying to college there are several important aspects, the main ones being GPAs, test scores (ACT/SAT), activities lists, letters of recommendation and personal statements. While GPAs...

CHS should consider reinstating class rankings to promote healthy competition in the modern world

CHS should consider reinstating class rankings to promote healthy competition in the modern world

Edward Dong February 7, 2020

It’s an oft-heard colloquialism that CHS is more like a small college than a high school. In response to its massive student population, CHS has adopted several unique programs over the years, ranging...

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Timothy Dixon, Principal’s Advisory Board member and senior, speaks at the Scholastic Banquet on April 16, 2018. To qualify for the Scholastic Banquet in the 2018-2019 school year, seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 4.4 or higher.

Following new requirements for Scholastic Banquet eligibility, CHS community assesses academically competitive school culture

Rhea Acharya February 22, 2019

Recently, the PTO changed the requirements a student needs to meet to be invited to the Scholastic Banquet, which is scheduled for April 15. Until this year, the administration invited the top 3 percent...

Its not all about the grades. Schools should de-emphasize grades and emphasize learning.

It’s not all about the grades. Schools should de-emphasize grades and emphasize learning.

perspectives March 20, 2015

As a student in high school, it is easy to become stressed due to the increasing pressure surrounding grades and GPA and whether or not they meet the expectations set not only by society, but also by yourself. Recently,...

 Principal John Williams finds an example using the updated grading policy on his computer. Under the new policy, grades for a withdrawn class will no longer count toward GPA. VICTOR XU / PHOTO

School looking to change class withdrawal grading policy

Beats November 29, 2012

Counselors and administrators plan to change how the grading policy operates following a student’s withdrawal and retake of a certain course.  Under the current policy, grades earned for both the withdrawal...

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