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House and Cabinet postpone Runway for Riley

November 19, 2020

Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases at CHS, House and Cabinet decided to postpone their annual Runway for Riley event, according to Cabinet sponsor Sarah Wolff. “We have decided to postpone this...

Administration focuses on creating plans, schedules for second semester

Student body president Julia Heath talks to a friend while waiting outside after the fire alarms went off on Oct. 7. She said she is excited to celebrate the hard work of the administration and bus staff this week and next week.
October 30, 2020

According to Principal Tom Harmas, his biggest concern right now is figuring out the details for second semester. He said administration recently sent out a survey to parents, asking them to communicate...

CHS Senate to host spring blood drive, increase student participation

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be...

Senate shuts down all events due to COVID-19 outbreak

Student body president Madeline “Maddie” Heath addresses the Senate SRT. Senate has shut down alongside the rest of the school.
March 19, 2020

With COVID-19 in Indiana and CHS closing down, Senate has, until further notice, discontinued any future events. “Everything like March Madness and the blood drive is on hold since we are waiting...

Culture of Care week to direct school’s focus toward mental health and positivity

Principal Tom Harmas discusses Culture of Care week activities with Speak of the house Deion Ziwawo. Culture of Care week with take place during next week.
February 6, 2020

According to Principal Tom Harmas, Culture of Care week will take place next week. This is the school’s third year of Culture of Care. “Our intention is that it brings the social, emotional learning...

Senate to change Homecoming week, focus on more school-wide inclusion

Senate prepares for Homecoming this Friday, upcoming blood drive Oct 9.
September 25, 2019

With Homecoming week happening right now, Senate is working on preparations for Friday, focusing on more making the events more inclusive and exciting throughout the week. “There have been a lot of...

New homecoming activities designed to fuel student interest, participation

Principal Tom Harmas converses with students in the hallway during a passing period. He said he's excited to see all the homecoming changes in action and how the student body reacts to them.
September 24, 2019

This year, student government has many new plans for homecoming week, according to Principal Tom Harmas. Changes such as having the senior football players dance at the pep rally, Kiss Queen changing to...

Senate to change Homecoming week, focus on more school-wide inclusion

Maddie Heath, student body president and senior, addresses the Senate SRT. The homecoming game is Sept 27.
September 7, 2019

With Homecoming week and the parade a month away, Senate is starting their preparations for the events, focusing on more making the events more inclusive and exciting throughout the week. “Right now...

Q&A with student body president (SBP) Maddie Heath, speaker of the House (SOH) Deion Ziwawo

Student body president Maddie Heath and speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo sit back-to-back. Heath said Senate will take over Culture of Care this year.
August 13, 2019

Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo What are your responsibilities? One of the main things that I will be doing is running the House of Representatives, so the 700 member student government group. I will...

Senate to end year with Senate elections

Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, looks over the Senate elections rules and regulations. According to Foutz, these elections is the final event for current members of Senate.
May 5, 2019

According to Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, Senate has moved back Senate elections for a week due to DECA absences. “The petitions are due on Friday (May 3), and the call-out...

Senate to continue planning Brain Game, future events

Student body president Tim Metken checks a Brain Game email during his release period. Metken said everyone in Senate must submit questions to potentially use for the Brain Game competition.
February 26, 2019

According to Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, the primary obstacle with Brain Game continues to be the addition of TCP students. Foutz said, via email, that a few new rules needed...

Senate to plan Brain Game, new changes

Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, checks her emails during SRT. According to Foutz, this year's biggest change with Brain Game is the addition of Transition to College Program (TCP) students into the competition.
January 31, 2019

According to Michelle Foutz, Senate sponsor and social studies teacher, Senate is currently planning for the annual Brain Game competition. Hari Patel, senate member, Brain Game coordinator and junior,...

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