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Guide To CHS Clubs: Unsure about what club to join? Here’s a categorized list of all the clubs CHS has to offer.

Grace Xu

September 12, 2019

With all the clubs at our school, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to find communities for you. Don’t worry, we’ve compiled a list of all the clubs without course requirements. They’re also sorted into categories (Community Service, Culture, Arts, Competition, Academic, Entertainment, and At...

Having Adversity To Your Advantage?: College Board’s Environmental Context Dashboard discounts time students of wealthier communities invest to reach success

Aditi Kumar

August 13, 2019

Is being privileged a disadvantage? The obvious answer may seem to be ‘No.’ However, with the College Board’s recent creation of the ‘adversity score,’ this may no longer be true. Last May, the adversity score, or (as it is officially known) the Environmental Context Dashboard, became the newe...

Science Bowl advances their practices for Nationals

Science Bowl advances their practices for Nationals

Riley Hamilton

April 20, 2019

The A team placed with good results in the Regional Science Bowl competition which took place a few weeks ago. Only one team in from state advances to the National competition, and that was head sponsor Virginia Kundrat’s A team. Senior and president Kevin Liu explained that the practice system has ...

Science Bowl reflects on Invitational Competition results

Riley Hamilton

March 4, 2019

The 2019 Invitational Competition which took place on Jan. 2, took a good turn for the top A team this season. After months of preparation since the summer, head sponsor and science teacher Virginia Kundrat helped lead the team. The final placements for this competition are not important, because as K...

Top Science Bowl team to participate in State competition

Riley Hamilton

February 15, 2019

This past Saturday, on Feb. 2, 2019, the top team, also known as the A team, of Virginia Kundrat's Science Bowl Club participated in the 2019 invitational competition. This has been the event the teams have been preparing for all school year, since the end of summer and beginning of August. Alternating with...

Science Bowl practices for the Regional Competition in February

Riley Hamilton

December 13, 2018

This upcoming April of 2019, the Science Bowl team will participate in the national competition that takes place in Washington D.C. Before this competition takes place, judges will determine the winner of the top place finisher of the A team at the Regional competition in February. This top place fini...

Science Bowl meets weekly to practice for upcoming competitions

Riley Hamilton

November 23, 2018

The 2018 Science Bowl team has been preparing for the invitational, regional, and national competitions since the week after Labor Day, with the top team getting ready even over the summer. However, these three upcoming competitions in January, February, and April cannot be successful without the prac...

Club Spotlights 4/20

Club Spotlights 4/20

Anushka Dasgupta

April 20, 2018

Quiz Bowl Club WHEN AND WHERE: Tuesdays after school in Room B214 WHAT IT IS: Quiz Bowl is an interdisciplinary competition, which means teams have members who are knowledgeable in a variety of categories. The club’s practices simulate competition, with four people per team buzzing in to answer a questio...

Science Bowl to begin tryouts

Science Bowl to begin tryouts

Darrell Cheng

September 8, 2017

            As a new school year commences, Science Bowl will once again host tryouts to recruit members. According to club sponsor Virginia Kundrat, she is especially excited for this time of year.             “I think it’s such an incredible time,” Kundrat said. “I ju...

Science Bowl to practice for upcoming competitions

Science Bowl to practice for upcoming competitions

Beats

February 17, 2016

Due to last minute scheduling conflicts, the students were not able to meet yet, according to Virginia Kundrat, Science Bowl coach and club sponsor. “Right now, [members] are practicing among themselves as individual teams and then the teams will be working against other teams to practice and brush...