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College Go Week Will Provide College Planning Resources Virtually

Darshini Shankar

October 6, 2020

The College and Career Resource Center is moving many of its resources online to accommodate all students. According to Melinda Stephan, College and Career Programming and Resources Coordinator, the school will provide additional resources virtually for College Go Week. The week of Sept. 21 to 25 is Colle...

College visits change to virtual only

College visits change to virtual only

Zainab Idrees

September 10, 2020

CHS will offer virtual college visits this fall. Visits are accessible through Naviance, beginning on Aug. 31 and continuing throughout the school year. The virtual visit schedule is subject to change, as more college representatives take part in virtual visits. In order to participate, students must s...

Students, counselors challenge the benefits, disadvantages of preparing early for college

Incoming CHS freshman Keanan Riedford makes pasta. According to Melinda Stephen, College and Careers Programming and Resource Cordinator, cooking is one of the skills students often struggle with.

Kiersten Riedford

June 8, 2020

With the school year concluded, senior Lina Waseem said she is determined to prepare herself for college before setting foot on campus. According to The Skyline View, college is a place of learning independence as a young adult, where students have to learn how to live on their own and manage academic...

In-school summer courses, counseling workshops to move online

Students listen to a guest speaker's presentation at a college and career workshop hosted at CHS by the counseling center. Due to COVID-19, these workshops have been moved to be online.

Kassandra Darnell

May 21, 2020

Due to COVID-19, AP Macroeconomics and AP Government, in-school summer classes traditionally offered at CHS, have been transferred online. This school still plans to offer students the opportunity to receive credit and take part in the classes, but they will take them virtually through the Indiana Online...

Freshman, Sophomore College and Career Planning Night to take place March 3

Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, looks at her emails regarding information about the Freshman and Sophomore College and Career Planning Night. This event will take place on March 3 from 6:30 to 8:50 p.m. in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium.

Viyang Hao

March 1, 2020

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, the Freshman and Sophomore College and Career Planning Night will take place on March 3 from 6:30 to 8:50 p.m. This event will be in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. There will be breakout sessions that vary in locatio...

Counseling center to hold Business Majors and Careers Fair Nov. 19

Sophomore Eliana Jin looks at her phone to read the email Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, sent out about the upcoming Business Majors and Careers Fair. According to Stephan, the fair will be on Nov. 19 in the Freshman Center cafeteria from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Viyang Hao

November 18, 2019

On Nov. 19, the Counseling Center will host the Business Majors and Careers Fair from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Freshman Center cafeteria according to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator. At the fair, there will be a combination of in-state and out-of-state college repr...

Chipotle program offers to cover tuition for workers, sparking discussion on high school jobs

Ben Ring, Chipotle employee and senior, wipes down a table during one of his shifts at Chipotle. Ring said cleaning up is one of the responsibilities he has as a worker for Chipotle.

Uma Kandallu and Sarah Zheng

November 15, 2019

Ben Ring, Chipotle worker and senior, is among the many students at this school who have an after-school job. While many high school students already work in order to gain benefits such as real-world experience, Chipotle has taken the extra step by covering the tuition cost for their employees to ea...

Always Changing Tests: Students and counselor consider the implications of new ACT features

Riley TerBush

November 15, 2019

In September of 2020, the ACT will implement a three-pronged policy to its testing services. The changes will allow students to take the test online at testing centers, retake individual test sections and superscore sections of the test.  Students will be able to retake the individual sections an unlim...

Students, counselors reflect the Harvard Affirmative Action Case

Viyang Hao

November 6, 2019

Earlier this year, a group of Asian-Americans filed a lawsuit against Harvard University and its admissions office, claiming its admissions process was discriminated against Asian-Americans. The federal judge who oversaw this case recently announced that there was little discrimination towards Asian Am...

Counselors to begin scheduling Nov. 1

Freshman Jennifer Zhao looks at her program of studies to help her choose her classes for sophomore year. Scheduling will begin Nov. 1, and freshmen will meet with counselors, individually, for scheduling mid-November.

Viyang Hao

October 31, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, a video will be shown during SRT to aid freshmen and sophomores in scheduling for classes next school year on Nov. 1. In addition, students will use the counseling course in Canvas to schedule classes before meeting counselors individually. Juniors...

AP exam registration to begin Oct. 14

Sophomore Manasa Kesa looks over her notes for AP European History and decides whether or not to register for the exam at the end of the year. AP exam registration will begin Oct. 14 and end Oct. 27.

Viyang Hao

October 8, 2019

According to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, AP exam registration will begin Oct. 14 and end Oct. 27. Emails will be sent out to students and parents throughout the fall semester on how to register and be prepared for the AP exam in May. If students miss th...

Counseling center to continue helping students with AP exams

Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator, reads emails and plans to send out more emails soon about AP exams. The last day of AP testing is May 17.

Viyang Hao

May 13, 2019

The counseling center continues to help students prepare for upcoming AP exams that will end May 17 according to Melinda Stephan, college and careers programming and resources coordinator. Stephan also said that emails should continue to be checked for updates students should know along with “tiny deta...