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Q&A with GradFest organizer Kimberli Boston-Smith

Q&A with GradFest organizer Kimberli Boston-Smith

Riya Chinni

May 23, 2019

What is GradFest? “GradFest is a very fun, safe place for the seniors to come back to school to celebrate their graduation and we have close to 90 percent, sometimes more, of the seniors graduate and still want to come all the way back to their school because it’s the last time for them to be to...

Harmas hires new teachers for next year, reflects on second year as principal

Harmas hires new teachers for next year, reflects on second year as principal

Carson TerBush

May 19, 2019

The year is wrapping up with teacher appreciation week this week, graduation and grad fest on May 30, and general preparations for next year, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Harmas said most of his energy is being focused on hiring teachers and making other arrangements for next year as this year is almost done. “We are in the midst of hiring, so we’re doing all kinds of intervie...

Senior Class active as Graduation quickly approaches

Senior Class active as Graduation quickly approaches

Leah Tan

May 18, 2019

The Senior Class is currently active as the school year closes to its last month. According to Senior Class secretary, Hannah Nist, the officers helped the Junior Class officers plan for prom, which took place on Saturday, May 4, and are now preparing for graduation on May 30. “We mainly just helped the junior...

Moving Forward: Students who graduate early look back on benefits, drawback of different schedule

Moving Forward: Students who graduate early look back on benefits, drawback of different schedule

Leslie Huang, Calina He, and Wendy Zhu

April 19, 2019

For most students, their senior year marks the end of their high school experience and begins a new chapter in their life, but for junior Holly Eschmann, her case sways away from the traditional path. During the end of her sophomore year, Eschmann made a big decision; instead of graduating with the C...

Senior Class inactive until prom and graduation

Senior Class inactive until prom and graduation

April 6, 2019

The Senior Class is currently inactive until prom and graduation. According to Senior Class secretary Hannah Nist, there is not much the officers have to do, hence the lack of actions taken. “Everyone [Senior Class] is currently doing their own thing, like finishing up their last year, so that’s ...

Greyhound Connections plans to host new student breakfast on April 17

Greyhound Connections plans to host new student breakfast on April 17

Armaan Goel

March 22, 2019

Greyhound Connections, a club helping sophomores, juniors and seniors new to CHS adjust to the school, plans to host a new student breakfast on April 17. “We are also planning a breakfast for new students and their teachers that we are going to do on April 17 during the Late Start,” Sloan Belve...

Senior Class is currently inactive, but excited for graduation

Leah Tan

March 8, 2019

The Senior Class is inactive as the class as a whole finishes up their last semester. According to Senior Class Secretary Hannah Nist, the only events the Senior Class officers are responsible for are graduation and prom, which they haven’t started to avidly prepare for yet. “We don’t have any pressing pri...

Senior Class is inactive, officers plan to help for other events before graduation

Leah Tan

January 16, 2019

The Senior Class is currently inactive; however, the officers themselves have been continuing to work. The next event that the Senior Class officers are responsible for is graduation; however, planning has yet to start. Senior Class Secretary Hannah Nist said, “We have not started to plan yet regardin...

Senior Class is inactive but officers still prepare

Leah Tan

December 6, 2018

The Senior Class is currently inactive. According to Meredith Lipps, Senior Class President, the officers have yet to receive any instructions from the sponsors and administrators, so little action has been taking regarding the next upcoming event: graduation. Despite that, the officers have been pr...

Senior Class takes a break before preparing for graduation

Leah Tan

November 11, 2018

The Senior Class is currently inactive before they prepare for their next big event, graduation. Their previous event that they were responsible for was Homecoming, so as of now they have been taking a break. Meredith Lipps, the Senior Class president, talks about graduation and the committee’s respons...