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Environmental Action Club, STEM Club team up to host Earth Fair on April 23

Environmental Action Club, STEM Club team up to host Earth Fair on April 23

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April 21, 2016

Environmental Action Club and STEM Club will co-host an Earth Fair at the Eleven Fifty Academy on Saturday. The event is open to all ages, according to STEM Club adviser Fran Rushing. Elizabeth Baach, co-president of Environmental Action Club, STEM club member and senior, said the idea came from brainstorming...

Media center to implement new program expanding the media center’s role at CHS

Media center to implement new program expanding the media center’s role at CHS

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December 14, 2015

Making connections, understanding, sharing and exploring, or “MUSE” is a new program that gives students the opportunity to partake in a wide range of activities and learn about things outside of the academic level, according to Terri Ramos, media specialist and chairperson of the communications...

Students reflect on evolution of library usage from books to online resources

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Christopher “Chris” Coraggio, independent study student and senior, works on his laptop for his independent study in the media center. Coraggio said he has seen a notable increase in the use of electronic resources instead of physical books.

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November 13, 2015

It’s a typical day at the library, and Teri Sharlow, media center aide and senior, watches a class file into the computer lab to use the computers there for their recently assigned research projects. Most students use the databases and search engines that the computers offer, but a couple of students...

Media center to build makerspace with grant, donated video games, electronics

Media department chairperson Theresa Ramos holds up an old electronic to be used in the new makerspace. According to Ramos, this makerspace, created with  donated electronics, video games, and a grant the media center has received, will be a place for students to learn and express their creativity.  SWETHA NAKSHATRI / PHOTO

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August 11, 2015

The media center will include stations for students to be creative and create, invent and learn about working with electronics and building crafts, according to media department chairperson Theresa Ramos. She said these stations will be called makerspaces and will be implemented in one of the pods at the medi...