As Thanksgiving approaches, students plan Friendsgiving celebration, ponder new trend

As Thanksgiving approaches, students plan Friendsgiving celebration, ponder new trend

Sophia Hawkins

November 28, 2019

For many people around the country, Thanksgiving is when they gather with their families to share a meal and say thanks for all that they have, in accordance with the feast of the pilgrims and their Native American friends back in the early 17th century. However, the story that we tell, not only of...

Step Up to Sexual Assault: Administration, students focus on importance of new sexual assault prevention presentation

The men’s tennis and football teams watch the “Step Up to Sexual Assault” presentation. The presentation was shown to the athletics and performing arts departments and student government this year.

Kassandra Darnell

September 20, 2019

Logan Sandlin, varsity track and junior varsity cross-country runner and senior, sits among his teammates in the auditorium before practice as he listens to the “Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault” presentation. The presentation is a new program being presented to the athletics and performing arts department...

National Chinese Honors Society begins planning activities

National Chinese Honors Society sponsor Tungfen Lee looks at the NCHS flyer for this year’s events. According to Lee, NCHS is trying to appeal to middle schoolers and are trying to have a more prominent role in CHS by “appearing (and being) heard more” in CHS culture.

Nathan Huang

September 17, 2019

National Chinese Honors Society (NCHS) will begin the year with its activity at the library on Sept. 19. The goal of the society is to enrich and immerse students with information about Chinese culture. It also provides an opportunity for Chinese students to provide back to the community. According to...

Science department focuses on processing

Nathan Huang

February 6, 2019

The science department is currently discussing science and engineering processing standards, a way to replicate procedures that real-life scientists can actually take. This was the main focus of it's last department chair meeting, and a major topic and influence on students. According to science department chair J...

Science department focuses on AVID development

Nathan Huang

January 23, 2019

AVID development was a major topic in science department meetings during past PLC’s. Many AVID teachers spoke at the last department chair meeting, expressing the change that was happening. According to science department chair Jennifer Drudge, AVID is a program designed to help students with differe...

Math Club members review past tests to prepare for competition

Freshman Akash Bhowmik and Nathan Huang work on practice problems in preparation for the AMC competition. The competition will be on Feb. 7 and Feb. 13 during the school day.

Leslie Huang

January 14, 2019

The Math Club members will began preparing for their next competition, the American Math Competition (AMC), during their next meeting on Jan. 15. Co-president and senior Kevin Liu said,  “We’re really only focused on the AMC right now. The way we’re preparing is mostly through looking at past...

Science department practices safety skills

Nathan Huang

November 27, 2018

The science department has been emphasizing on safety in science classrooms for the past couple of PLC’s, or department chair meetings. According to Officer Moore, safety is very important in all classrooms and especially science classrooms, with the added hazardous material. Science Department chair...

Science department emphasizes new methods

Nathan Huang

November 10, 2018

The science department is focusing on methods of learning that have emerged in the early 21st century, such as 3-Dimensional Learning and phenomenon based learning. Both these approaches focus less on having students memorize material, but instead to explore themselves why things happen. Science department ...

Science department reflects on classes

Nathan Huang

October 17, 2018

The science department is planning ideas to help students develop a early love of science, as well as developing new ways to learn. A lot of their past PLC meetings have been focused on adapting methods of learning so that students really understand the science, as they feel that one of the things t...

Science department discuss future plans for school year

Nathan Huang

September 26, 2018

The Science department is having their next meeting on Oct. 3. They will talk about future plans to change curriculum to better the science classrooms of CHS. But as the year starts up, they have many new ideas to help encourage students to pursue science, as most all of the science teachers agree that s...