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School should consider moving spring break to mid-March

School should consider moving spring break to mid-March

Lorna Ding March 29, 2023

If there were three words we could use to describe the feeling of second semester, it would be over-kneaded bread dough. To make bread, you need to mix flour, water and yeast, but you can’t mix it for...

Students, teachers share concerns about homework, mental health

Students, teachers share concerns about homework, mental health

Sophia Zhang March 19, 2023

Homework is not a new concept in our everyday lives. Many classes provide homework so students can practice skills and study for exams. However, homework can sometimes have a detrimental effect on students...

Senior Camren Avant shows off his new hoodies for his clothing brand (Avant Virtues). Camren hopes that through his clothing brand people realize that people realize that you can actually talk to people without being judged about things like mental health.

Q&A with Camren Avant on self made clothing brand surrounding Mental Health

Jasmine Zhang March 9, 2023

What is Avant Virtues? (Avant Virtues) is basically a clothing brand. A couple of years ago I was going through a lot and I realized I wasn't the only one struggling with mental health, and it's also...

Valentines Day is starting to have an impact on mental health, especially among men

Valentine’s Day is starting to have an impact on mental health, especially among men

Saahas Kandru February 14, 2023

Valentine's Day is an occasion for romance, a day in which we celebrate and remind ourselves of the supreme importance of love. In opposition to what some may think, Valentine's Day is a bonanza for marketers...

While holiday spirit can bring joy, it may have negative effects on mental health

While holiday spirit can bring joy, it may have negative effects on mental health

Darshini Shankar December 14, 2022

Every year, by the end of October, I see Christmas decorations taking the place of Halloween ones in stores like Costco and Target. Macy’s blasts Mariah Carey before Thanksgiving even approaches. The...

In light of ACE Week, students should prioritize health over academic pressure

In light of ACE Week, students should prioritize health over academic pressure

Devyn Sapper and Pahal Sehgal December 13, 2022

During the school year, we as students are constantly sacrificing aspects of our life for academics. Choosing to stay home and study instead of spending time with friends and family. Choosing to drink...

As Thanksgiving approaches, individuals should avoid diet stigmas

As Thanksgiving approaches, individuals should avoid diet stigmas

Riley Laferriere November 24, 2022

Indulging in buttered rolls, mashed potatoes and turkey is a tradition for my family on Thanksgiving. Every year, my relatives gather around the table, give thanks for our blessings and dive into the delicious...

SROs plan class visits, form new security procedures, expand student mentoring

Maddie Misterka November 20, 2022

The CHS school resource officers (SROs) are planning lessons for health and interpersonal relationships (IPR) classes to be used in late Nov. and early Dec.  According to Cristian Rodriguez, Master...

Students should embrace hustle culture for future success

Students should embrace hustle culture for future success

October 21, 2022

The Great Recession of 2008 was a key moment when people started overworking to live in a difficult economic and financial climate. This promoted the idea of “hustle culture,” in that we should glorify...

Hustle culture prevents healthy work-life balance

Hustle culture prevents healthy work-life balance

Saahas Kandru October 21, 2022

When the pandemic hit in March of 2020, I think there was a bit of a lull in the world. Like many who were stuck at home, I tried searching for things to do. However, I’ve always loved being really...

Sophomore Salima Sher journals in her notebook on September 19, 2022, at CHS. Sher said journaling is something that she found helpful occasionally in destressing.

Counseling Center to discuss destressing and mental health resources

Helena Wang September 21, 2022

The counseling center provides students with the option to access the CCS Virtual Mindfulness Room. According to social worker Sara Knoop, the Mindfulness Room helps share resources with students when...

Involved students debate benefits, deficits of a culture of academic pressure, validation

Involved students debate benefits, deficits of a culture of academic pressure, validation

Ayaan Nadeem and Jillian Moore September 14, 2022

According to the National Library of Medicine, there is a correlation between symptoms of anxiety and depression and academic stress. With the second month of school beginning, students have observed that...

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