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In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

In Good Hands: In honor of International Day of Families on May 15, CHS students discuss additional responsibilities, resulting growth from unforeseen circumstances with parents

Angela Li

April 19, 2019

Senior Samuel Chen has a passion not uncommon for others his age: cooking. However, what separates him from those who similarly share his hobby is his necessity to cook for his family every day. Three years ago, Chen’s mom was diagnosed with breast cancer—for the second time. “She had to go to ch...

New civics test graduation requirement proposed in Indiana State House of Representatives

New civics test graduation requirement  proposed in Indiana State House of Representatives

Lillian He

February 22, 2019

Senate Bill 132 was first read on Jan. 3 and referred to the Education and Career Development Committee. It requires the Indiana State Board of Education to provide a U.S. government exam with identical material to what is on the citizenship application test and would require high school students to pass th...

Alone in the crowd?

Alone in the crowd?

Raiha Zainab and Angela Qian

January 25, 2018

At 13, senior Kelsey Irwin said she lost her motivation to keep going. She started to quit everything she had loved doing: theater, dance, choir, hockey, volleyball, soccer and more—the list goes on. It was at this point in her life when she was close to giving up. She almost let her “inner demons”...

A Culture of Caring: CHS administration to implement program to spread mental health awareness

A Culture of Caring: CHS administration to implement program to spread mental health awareness

Angela Li

January 25, 2018

Next month, from Feb. 26 to March 2, the administration, in collaboration with the counseling department, plans to host a mental health awareness week in hopes of fostering greater conversation on the topic. “We’ve got some pretty neat ideas on some random acts of kindness activities that we’r...

Senior Jackson Roberts dies Jan. 4, counseling services available

Manahil Nadeem

January 9, 2018

Senior Jackson Roberts died on Jan. 4. CHS counselors will be available the week of Jan. 9 for students to talk to. Principal Tom Harmas said, “It is always difficult to lose a student, but we always have to remember that it is more difficult to lose a child. We have to make sure we keep Jackson...

CHS students who experienced, witnessed cyberbullying encourage others to speak up

CHS students who experienced, witnessed  cyberbullying encourage others to speak up

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February 19, 2016

Last year, sophomore Catherine Baker attended a private school. At that school, Baker’s closest friends made a hate account about her by posting pictures and following Baker’s followers on her real account. The fake account was made on Instagram, a site that gets around 75 million users a day. They...