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CHS students celebrate winter solstice in different ways, describe cultural significance

In preparation for Christmas, their family’s celebration around the time of the winter solstice, sophomore Catherine Byrne and her mother set up their Christmas tree. “For us, the focus is not all about the decorations and the presents and more about our religion. And we always talk about how much we care for each other and how grateful we are for each other. It’s a very sentimental 
time for us,” 
Byrne said.
December 21, 2020

While it might seem unusual to celebrate the winter solstice, the shortest day and darkest time of the year, many students at this school look forward to holidays around this time and have already begun...

CHS students talk about cooking, stereotypes, working professionally in restaurant industry

Cooking teacher Nicholas Carter demonstrates how to toss mushrooms to senior Matt Arnold. He tells Arnold to have confidence in cooking.
November 5, 2020

Every first Thursday of November, the United States recognizes something called National Men Make Dinner Day. This year, it will take place on Nov. 5. Sophomore Arthur Yeh, who is a student in Advanced...

Aspiring, current military personnel consider benefits, impacts of new Space Force

Junior Diego Valencia (far left) participates in drills with fellow Sea Cadets as a part of the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps, an organization dedicated to teaching and training aspiring military servicemembers about naval operations and teamwork. Valencia said he hopes to enlist in the Navy after college to serve his country.
October 14, 2020

When Junior Diego Valencia said he was considering joining the Navy after college, he said one of the most important factors that influenced his decision was his desire to give back to his community. “Comradeship,...

Kruti Subbannavar

Prachi Subbannavar chooses music to run to on her iPad. She has been running in the basement since quarantine started and has a preference for pop music. “She listens to pop music because mom music doesn’t exist,” Ramesh Subbannavar interjects when Prachi Subbannavar refused to comment.
May 14, 2020

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