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Q&As with students on playing music through their church and impact on spirituality, themselves

Jillian Moore January 29, 2021

Sophomore Oliva Caves, Music Production When did you start to get involved with music production? I got involved with (music production) about a year ago, almost exactly. Religion was a factor because...

Junior Labeeb Hossain analyzes his protein model of the amino acid phenylalanine at his home.Hossain said he is aware there are some conflicts between religious and scientific doctrines, but said he is open to modifying his beliefs to accept scientific facts.

Students, teacher discuss impact of religion on scientific learning, vice versa

Archit Kalra December 8, 2020

Religion and science are both important aspects of junior Labeeb Hossain’s life that go hand-in-hand. “I think (religion and science) are pretty complementary–they kind of work with each other...

Sophomore Anne Conway

From the Dust: Why is Ash Wednesday important to you?

Emily Sandy February 21, 2020

“When I was little, Ash Wednesday was really confusing (to me). But now I understand that we are dust and to dust we shall return. That’s what they say when ash is put on our foreheads. Having that...

FCA members and siblings Olivia and Ryan Roop read their Bible verses in FCA faculty sponsor Connor Bradley’s room on Tuesday morning. They begin their school day with a connection to God and friends around them.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes leaders plan meetings for the students

Riley Hamilton, Reporter September 4, 2019

Seven years ago, a group of juniors and teacher Nick Durman started Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). FCA is an organization that aims to provide a close community for Christian athletes, however...

Math teacher Sara Athilan takes part in the Ramadan fast during her lunch break between classes. She said fasting helps her connect with her origins and strengthens her religious commitment.

Think Fast: As Ramadan continues, students, staff consider nutritional, personal effects of fasting

Leslie Huang May 23, 2019

Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, is also well-known as the time of the Islamic fast, which started on May 5 this year. For sophomore Taha Shakeel, Ramadan has been part of his culture...

Let’s Talk Club to change time, topic of future meetings

Karolena Zhou November 15, 2018

The Let’s Talk Club has decided to change their meeting to Wednesdays after school in the library and their next meeting will be Nov. 28. The club also decided to change its topic to secular society...

Junior Neharika Palivela wears traditional Indian clothing. She said it brings her closer to her culture.

Students consider impact of religion on themselves, their lives, cultural beliefs

Kassandra Darnell September 21, 2018

When junior Neharika Palivela first started attending public school, she quickly learned she was different from her peers. Palivela was raised Hindu, so she did not share the same Christian beliefs that...

Love Thy Neighbor: As Easter approaches, CHS students should not allow religion to prevent friendships, create stereotypes

Love Thy Neighbor: As Easter approaches, CHS students should not allow religion to prevent friendships, create stereotypes

Raphael Li March 23, 2018

We live today in a society dominated by a merit-based work philosophy. I’m surrounded daily by people who seem to believe that only through their power and their will can they succeed in life; however,...

Homework for the Holidays: As winter break starts Dec. 23, students of minority religions reflect on holidays, the school calendar

Homework for the Holidays: As winter break starts Dec. 23, students of minority religions reflect on holidays, the school calendar

Angela Li and Karen Zhang December 14, 2017

Last year, Hannah Kosc, Jewish student and junior, said she was unable to take a day off of school for an important Jewish holiday: Yom Kippur. Instead of reflecting and taking time to spend with her community,...

Sophomore Elle Nichol sets up miniature Christmas trees over her fireplace.  Nichol said she incorporates her German tradition with Christmas.

O’ Christmas Tree: Students put up Christmas decorations, not necessarily for religious aspect

Richa Louis December 14, 2017

Like many people  during this time of the year, freshman Shreya Sinha has a Christmas tree full of lights and ornaments sitting prominently in her house. But Sinha isn’t a Christian, and she said she...

Jenny Chen, 9

Jenny Chen, 9

Riya Chinni, Student Section Reporter December 14, 2017

“I’m a Christian, and some of the best advice I’ve gotten from people is to trust God and that he has a plan for you. When I’m struggling with stuff or I have too much homework or I’m put in...

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