Math Club members compete in two new competitions

Joseph Broman, sponsor and math teacher, reviews upcoming competitions for Math Club on his computer. Broman said many of the competitions will take place during first semester.

Leslie Huang

October 15, 2019

Math club members will be practicing for two new competitions that will replace the Mandelbrot competition, which ended last year. Joseph Broman, sponsor and math teacher, said, “We are working on two new competitions. One of them is called Math Madness through Arete labs; it’s an online math c...

The math department begins second year with new textbooks and continues plans from last year

Math department chair Jacinda Sohalski quietly works at her desk. In the few weeks, she will be working with teachers to continue their professional development.

Brian Zhang

September 4, 2018

The math department begins its second year with the new textbooks, according to math department chairperson Jacinda Sohalski. Sohalski said they are getting started for the upcoming school year. “We just want to continue our professional development and things that we started last year,” Sohalsk...

Math Club members talk about changes in the club

 Co-president and senior Kevin Liu finds different approaches to solve a difficult math problem. The members talked about this problem throughout the club meeting.

Leslie Huang

August 30, 2018

The Math Club members discuss goals for this school year and changes that the club will undergo as well as different ways to attract more students to the club. Co-president and senior Joey Heerens said, “We have several ideas one of which is a small competition, ‘Who Wants to be a Mathematician?...

CHS students to compete at Harvard-MIT Math Tournament in Boston

CHS students to compete at Harvard-MIT Math Tournament in Boston


February 19, 2016

Five CHS students plan to attend the Harvard-MIT Math Tournament (HMMT) tomorrow at Harvard University. HMMT registration director David Liang ‘14 said via email, “HMMT is a biannual math contest that is hosted by a coalition of Harvard and MIT students. There is a November tournament that is g...

Students, teachers compare American education system to foreign counterparts

Students, teachers compare American education system to foreign counterparts


January 21, 2016

As the school day progresses, senior Terry Zhou is reminded of the differences in education between China and the United States. These differences go unnoticed by most CHS students, who have never experienced an international education. However, according to Zhou, there is much  that CHS and other American schools can learn fro...

STEM Club applies for computer science grant

(Left to right) Jackie Hu, Kimaya Raje, Katy Voor and Claudia Shelbourne, STEM Club members and juniors, discuss computer science. Raje said club members are researching computer science in order to peer mentor other students and earn the Honda STEM grant. ALEX YOM / PHOTO


February 20, 2015

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Club plans to apply for a grant on May 1 in order to create a program that peer mentors students through teaching them computer science, according to Kimaya Raje, STEM Club president and junior. “Basically, since we’re STEM Club we wan...

Pi R (Not) Squared: Homemade Pie Crust

Pi R (Not) Squared: Homemade Pie Crust

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March 11, 2014

It's almost Pi Day! For the few of you who don't know what that means, March 14 is universally known as the day of Pi (3.14 - get it?). But this holiday isn't just for the mathematically inclined. It's basically the best excuse to make pie in the middle of a school week. Why am I baking at 10 p.m.?...

Difference Maker: David Liang



December 5, 2013

During the spring of 2012, David Liang, math club president and senior, created a math competition that is now used by over 10 schools in Massachusetts and Indiana. “It is a competition for middle schoolers, designed to help them get exposed to the concepts that are present in competition math,”...

Students find success in both SAT, ACT despite statewide gap

Students find success in both SAT, ACT despite statewide gap


October 11, 2013

As a state, Indiana has traditionally had a low average on the SAT, ranking at number 41 in the country with an average composite score of 1484 according to a study conducted by Statisticbrain.com. However, the state does have one of the highest average scores on the ACT tests of any state. A composite...

Students say online classes do not replace classroom setting


October 19, 2011

What should have taken sophomore Erin Scott two weeks ended up taking over a month, she said, as she procrastinated completing her online driver education course last spring. “It was tedious to just come home and sit there for 45 minutes because (the lessons) were like 45 minutes to an hour everyday...

A Shift in Educational Focus



March 1, 2011

An international test reveals the weakness of American education in mathematics and science. The country now aims to strengthen its focus on ‘STEM’ subjects. By Kendall Harshberger <[email protected]> At 3:05 p.m., when most students at this school flood the halls and prepare to...