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CHS should consider student input during Homecoming, leads to more engagement

CHS should consider student input during Homecoming, leads to more engagement

Addie Jacobsen September 30, 2022

Homecoming, for many, is boring. What’s the point of meticulously planning your outfit for weeks ahead of time, stressing over people to go with, and securing spots for dinner, only to be crammed into...

Principal Tim Phares stands in his new office. He said recently, a lot of his time has been spent discussing Homecoming plans with students and staff. Phares said he also plans to dress up for the Homecoming spirit days. “I’ve been working (on the outfits) in my mind since the (spirit) days have come out,” he said. “I’ve definitely spent more time on my Friday outfit. I came up with this idea and my mom is a wonderful seamstress, and she’s working on a little special outfit for Friday.”

Students, staff prepare for new additions to Homecoming

Archit Kalra and Chenyao Liu September 29, 2022

This year, Senate is adding new vendors and activities for the Homecoming pep rally. “We are going to have a Kona Ice (truck) and we think that’ll be a fun thing for (the) kids,” Principal Tim Phares...

Green Action Club (GAC) members discuss trivia questions and other plans for Homecoming in the large group instruction (LGI) room at room H121. Julien Doty, GAC co-leader and senior, said the club plans to spread awareness about environmentalism and the GAC at Homecoming.

Green Action Club to meet on Sept. 27 to plan for Homecoming activities

Ryan Zhang September 21, 2022

The Green Action Club (GAC) will meet on Sept. 27 after school in the freshman Large Group Instruction (LGI) room located in room H121. At this meeting, members will talk about plans for Homecoming and...

Jim Peterson (farthest back), co-director of theater and film who has worked at CHS since 1992, poses with the Rising Star club before the Homecoming parade in 2007. “(The Homecoming parade) was a really special time,” he said.

Students, teachers speak on feelings of nostalgia after year of non-traditional school

Kruti Subbannavar and Raghav Sriram April 20, 2021

Hybrid scheduling challenged senior Anna Pescio’s expectations for her senior year. Although she said she was disappointed not to be able to go to prom with her junior friends, she found solace in looking...

The Charisma dance team performs at the 2019 Homecoming Pep Rally. The Pep Rally performance was the final performance of the season. “I really enjoyed my last season on Charisma this year,” said Avery Iverson, two-year club member and senior..

Charisma dance wraps up 2019 season 

Hannah Gretz October 17, 2019

With their last performance at the Homecoming Pep Rally, the Charisma dance team has officially concluded their 2019 season.  “It was so much fun,” dance team member and senior Avery Iverson said....

Charisma performs at men and girls soccer games. They performed at the “Make Good Decisions” soccer game on Sept. 13.  “I am so excited for all of our performances this season,” said Charisma dancer and senior Avery Iverson.

Charisma dance team continues to perform choreographed dances

Hannah Gretz September 25, 2019

On Friday, the charisma dance team will perform for the first time this year for the whole student body.  “We are performing at the pep rally on Friday for homecoming,” said second-year veteran member...

Senate prepares for Homecoming this Friday, upcoming blood drive Oct 9.

Senate to change Homecoming week, focus on more school-wide inclusion

Uday Lomada September 25, 2019

With Homecoming week happening right now, Senate is working on preparations for Friday, focusing on more making the events more inclusive and exciting throughout the week. “There have been a lot of...

Principal Tom Harmas converses with students in the hallway during a passing period. He said hes excited to see all the homecoming changes in action and how the student body reacts to them.

New homecoming activities designed to fuel student interest, participation

Da-Hyun Hong September 24, 2019

This year, student government has many new plans for homecoming week, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Changes such as having the senior football players dance at the pep rally, Kiss Queen changing to...

Homecoming 19: Tourist Day [MUSE]

Homecoming ’19: Tourist Day [MUSE]

Grace Xu and Shruthi Ravichandran September 23, 2019

Happy Tourist day! It's the first day of Homecoming week and we're kicking it off by wishing we were literally anywhere else but here! So grab your passport and explore some of our top picks for all things...

News Briefs

September 20, 2019

Senior Class president Parker Gatlin checks her email and works on homework during SRT. According to Gatlin, shes trying to maintain a productive attitude throughout the entirety of the school year despite many seniors falling for senioritis, a condition that is associated with decreased motivation among students as they approach the end of the school year.

Senior Class officers start the year with new changes and plans

Leah Tan September 9, 2019

The new Senior Class officers are preparing for the school year with a different mindset: trying to give back more to the school and community. In order to achieve this, Senior Class president, Parker...

Maddie Heath, student body president and senior, addresses the Senate SRT. The homecoming game is Sept 27.

Senate to change Homecoming week, focus on more school-wide inclusion

Uday Lomada September 7, 2019

With Homecoming week and the parade a month away, Senate is starting their preparations for the events, focusing on more making the events more inclusive and exciting throughout the week. “Right now...

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