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Junior Class happy with Homecoming turnout; begins to talk about prom ideas

Zeeshan Syed

January 12, 2019

The Junior Class is happy at the turnout that they received at Homecoming this year. They auctioned off the small sheds they built fairly quickly, and they had a big crowd for the football game. According to club sponsor Kristi LeVeque, it had exceeded her hopes. “The turnout was much more than I ...

Senior Class officers reflect on the playhouse building competition

Leah Tan

October 22, 2018

The Senior Class officers finished their most active week of the year: Homecoming. Overall, the turnouts for the activities of Homecoming went well and according to plan for the officers; the Senior class won for the number of students with the spirit wear, the trike race was entertaining throughout, ...

Senate to work toward future events, fundraisers

Senate to work toward future events, fundraisers

Heidi Peng

October 11, 2018

According to Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, Senate’s first upcoming activity is the “appreciations.” Foutz said, “We’ve got a few appreciations that we’re working on. Bus driver appreciation is coming up (as well as) administrator appreciation.” According t...

Senior Class officers busy preparing for Homecoming week

Leah Tan

September 28, 2018

The Senior Class officers have been busy preparing for the most active week of the year for them: Homecoming. Their responsibilities include selling Homecoming T-shirts, hosting competitions, and promoting the Homecoming game and dance. One of the most prominent competitions they promote is playhouse bui...

Principal Tom Harmas coordinates Homecoming parade viewing, new graduation pathways program

Principal Tom Harmas coordinates Homecoming parade viewing, new graduation pathways program

Carson TerBush

September 27, 2018

CHS will implement a new graduation requirement system called graduation pathways this year, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Additionally, Harmas said he has been working with student government to coordinate student viewing of the Homecoming parade which has in the past only been viewed by community members. As the school year progresses, Harmas also ...

Charisma dance team continues performances

Charisma dance team continues performances

Hannah Gretz

September 27, 2018

The Charisma dance team is scheduled to perform this Friday at the Homecoming pep rally. The team is currently working on creating new dances that reflect their new choreography. They practice three days a week for two hours. To be a member, a certain level of qualifications are to be met in order to...

Maintenance staff to help with Homecoming festivities

Maintenance staff to help with Homecoming festivities

Lillian He

September 27, 2018

One upcoming event for not only the maintenance department but for the whole school as well is Homecoming. The maintenance staff has a substantial behind-the-scenes job to do in preparation for this event. Maintenance foreman Mike Wyatt said, “We’re working on getting ready for Homecoming...we have ...

PTO arranges preparations for Homecoming

Sarah Zheng

September 26, 2018

The PTO meets the first Tuesday of every month at 9 a.m., and discusses upcoming events that are supposed to occur. The PTO are in charge of Homecoming, which is on Sept. 29th. The meeting on Sept. 4 was planned to discuss preparation for Homecoming. According to PTO President Christine Ramsey, Home...

Senate to reflect on blood drive, plan for Homecoming

Senate to reflect on blood drive, plan for Homecoming

Heidi Peng

September 21, 2018

According to Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, this year’s blood drive did not live up to expectations. “It was the lowest collection amount that we’ve ever had: 143 units. We’re used to collecting at least 200…We had over 500 people sign up, but we had right about 20...

With Homecoming week approaching, students, staff reflect on long-standing CHS traditions, discuss new changes

With Homecoming week approaching, students, staff reflect on long-standing CHS traditions, discuss new changes

Rhea Acharya

September 21, 2018

Near the end of the school day on Aug. 17, as Lara Staton, varsity women’s tennis player and junior, walked through the E halls, crowds of students cheered her on from either side. This was not Staton’s first time being honored for her accomplishments in tennis; it was her first time, however, being...