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STUDY FOR SUCCESS: Freshman Jared Dickerson reads his Algebra I book. Dickerson said he plans to study for geometry his sophomore year. MATT BARNTHOUSE / PHOTO

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

Beats 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...

NO NEED FOR PREP: Tyler Freudenthal, math student and senior, works on his math homework. Unlike many CHS students, Freudenthal does not plan on preparing for his final. MATT BARNTHOUSE / PHOTO

Math department prepares for finals; no changes will be made

Beats 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...

RISING OVER THE FINAL RUN: Naya Ankersen, pre-calculus student and senior, works on her math homework. Ankersen said she is not having trouble finding the motivation to do her math homework. MATT BARNTHOUSE / PHOTO

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

Beats 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...

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.

perspectives 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...

“Madden NFL 25” Cover Vote Underway

Author Archives 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...

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

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

Author Archives 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...

Photo caption…. STEADY LEARNING: Mark SanGiorgio, calculus student and senior, works on his homework. His math class is not rushing to end a chapter as spring break nears, unlike many of his other classes. MATT BARNTHOUSE / PHOTO

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

Beats 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...

CALCULATING THE ROUTE TO SUCCESS: Christopher “Chris” Jamerson, precalculus student and senior, works on his math homework. Jamerson is noticing an improvement in his grade as well as the grades of his peers.

Students, teachers continue to adjust to RISE standards

Beats 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...

How to Shop for Your Gamer Valentine

How to Shop for Your Gamer Valentine

Author Archives 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...

THQ Out of Business; Assets Split

THQ Out of Business; Assets Split

Author Archives 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...

Sectional tournaments should be seeded to ensure fairness of competition

sports 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...

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

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

Author Archives 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....

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