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CHS math department prepares for 2013-14 school year, year two of RISE Standards

CHS math department prepares for 2013-14 school year, year two of RISE Standards

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May 25, 2013

The math department plans to use what they learn from this year in order to improve the math department next school year, according to department chairperson Jacinda Sohalski. Sohalski said via email, “I think that (the teachers) have a better understanding of the RISE rubric and how it works....

Math department prepares for finals; no changes will be made

Math department prepares for finals; no changes will be made

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April 20, 2013

The math department will not be making any changes to the way finals are being held this semester, according to department chairperson Jacinda Sohalski. Sohalski said via email, “There will not be any change in the way finals are written. Our finals were written and approved by the district ...

Math department to continue teaching as planned post-spring break; continues to monitor student performance

Math department to continue teaching as planned post-spring break; continues to monitor student performance

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March 30, 2013

The CHS math department is not making any major changes to the curriculum as the end of the school year nears, according to department chairperson Jacinda Sohalski. Sohalski said via email, “(The math department does not) really have any special plans for after spring break. (The math depar...

Be Smart. Students should make responsible decisions this spring break, abstain from alcohol usage.

Be Smart. Students should make responsible decisions this spring break, abstain from alcohol usage.

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March 22, 2013

Let me begin by saying this: I am going to be “that guy.” I am going to be the person to tell you the same things your parents are probably telling you as CHS students migrate to various tropical areas this spring break. Keep away from alcohol, keep away from anybody who will be consuming alcohol, ...

“Madden NFL 25” Cover Vote Underway

“Madden NFL 25” Cover Vote Underway

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March 18, 2013

EA Sports' popular Madden series enters another season this August with "Madden NFL 25", and YOU get to decide who is on the cover. ESPN is host of a "Cover Vote" which allows the fans to choose who shall grace the cover of the next game.  This is the fourth year that the cover will be decided via fan...

Gaming on a Budget: Best Games for $30 or Less

Gaming on a Budget: Best Games for $30 or Less

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March 12, 2013

Games are expensive. At the typical $60 price, many games are just plain unaffordable to most high school students. However, there are many great games out there that you may have missed out on that are now at budget prices. Here is the list of the best games you can get for under $30. All prices are...

Math department prepares for spring break; hopes to keep students engaged

Math department prepares for spring break; hopes to keep students engaged

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March 9, 2013

Mark SanGiorgio, calculus student and senior, sees a trend among his teachers in that they tend to rush units in order to enter spring break at the end of a chapter. However, SanGiorgio does not see that trend apply with his calculus class. “I have seen (teachers rush before a break)” SanGiorgio said. “I have not seen it...

Students, teachers continue to adjust to RISE standards

Students, teachers continue to adjust to RISE standards

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February 9, 2013

Christopher “Chris” Jamerson, precalculus student and senior, is noticing an improvement in his math grade as well as the grades of his peers. As teachers and students continue to adjust to the RISE standards, the new teaching standards set by the state of Indiana at the beginning of this school y...

How to Shop for Your Gamer Valentine

How to Shop for Your Gamer Valentine

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February 7, 2013

Valentine's day is upon us, and millions of couples around the world are buying each other gifts to show their love. Is your significant other a gamer? Skip the chocolates, and buy these gifts instead. This 8-bit flower bouquet from ThinkGeek is a great way to show your love. It never dies, and it n...

THQ Out of Business; Assets Split

THQ Out of Business; Assets Split

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January 24, 2013

Popular software publisher THQ announced plans to sell off its $72 million assets to several different companies. This marks the end of a company that has been in the industry since 1989. THQ primarily published licensed games, such as "SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom" on the PlayStati...

Sectional tournaments should be seeded to ensure fairness of competition

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January 24, 2013

To put it blunt, the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) tournament process is screwed up. As the process stands now, teams play a grueling regular season; only to have their playoff position determined by a random draw, which can lead to the possibility of two highly ranked teams playing...

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops II’ Multiplayer Impressions (Wii U)

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops II’ Multiplayer Impressions (Wii U)

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January 22, 2013

Sorry, I have not been updating recently. I have been sick, and quite frankly very busy. On Saturday, I purchased "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" on the Wii U, and I am pleasantly surprised from what I see. I have only played the multiplayer so far, but I like the way Treyarch uses the unique Wii U gamepad...