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With e-learning in place, CHS students, teachers see rise of aesthetics in journaling, note-taking

With e-learning in place, CHS students, teachers see rise of aesthetics in journaling, note-taking

Karen Zhang

May 21, 2020

  During quarantine, junior Emily Chan has been bullet journaling. Her process is the same each time—she makes a cover page, a monthly layout with important dates, various trackers and finally creates weekly spreads that help her keep track of her assignments and other tasks. When she...

Students should actively reach out to friends through virtual platforms despite increased physical distancing

Students should actively reach out to friends through virtual platforms despite increased physical distancing

Grace Xu

May 21, 2020

To be quite frank, I’m a massive introvert. If there were a kitchen in my room, I’d probably never leave—and what’s more, I’d be content with not having to leave. So when this quarantine started, I was, of course, disheartened, considering the global crisis we’re currently in and whatnot,...

Students navigate social isolation’s effect on mental health

Senior Stephanie Morton stands on her bike before going on a bike ride with her friends. She said riding her bike has been a good way to socially distance with her friends while remaining active.

Grace Xu

May 21, 2020

As America reaches over 1.5 million coronavirus cases, as of May 21, much of the country remains under lockdown, creating an unprecedented recession—one that takes the form of social isolation. Such isolation comes with significant health implications, particularly from a psychological standpoint. ...

Humans of CHS

Humans of CHS

Emily Sandy and Marissa Ryan

May 21, 2020

Senior Lindsay Bickett At the beginning of the quarantine, I mainly focused on the negatives. I would get really upset and angry that this virus had to come at the end of my senior year. However, as quarantine went on, I came to terms with what I had lost and instead focused on how what we were doing...

Senior Jaehee Kim starts embroidery business to pass time during quarantine

Senior Jaehee Kim starts embroidery business to pass time during quarantine

Da-Hyun Hong

April 29, 2020

Tell me a little bit about your embroidery business. I started it I think a month ago—a little into quarantine. The reason why I started it was because I always was interested in embroidering and I always liked doing it, but throughout the school year, I didn’t really have a lot of time that I f...

Book Playlist: Free resources for quarantine & Coronathon Part Two [MUSE]

Book Playlist: Free resources for quarantine & Coronathon Part Two [MUSE]

Grace Xu

April 13, 2020

I have finally started to read books for fun again during this (much too long) corona-cation, so what better time to recommend some novels? Additionally, a lot of companies and organizations have been providing free reading resources for quarantined students, so reading digitally has been about the ea...