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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...

Stop Copying Me: Students should follow their own passions instead of copying activities pursued by their older siblings, other family members

Amy Tian

January 24, 2019

As I was growing up, I always followed in the footsteps of my brother who was four years older than me. When we were younger, if my brother did well in an activity, sport or class, my parents would sign me up for it as well later on. While this was not harmful before high school, I began to realize...

FAMILY MATTERS

FAMILY MATTERS

Ben Traylor and Jess Canaley

November 17, 2016

In most athletic situations at school, families can participate as spectators, watching their sibling or child compete from the sidelines. However, for a few at CHS, being involved in sports is their opportunity to compete and grow with their family members on the same court or field. For these fami...

Can you see me now?

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April 28, 2011

As video chatting gains popularity, students use it to stay in touch with siblings in college By Rachel Boyd <rboyd@hilite.org> Life changed significantly for junior Lavanya Narayanan when her older sister Divya left to attend college at American University in Washington, D.C. four years ...

Sister Knows Best

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March 1, 2011

Recent study shows that growing up with a sister may have positive impact on the individual By Sara Rogers <srogers@hilite.org>  Senior Cort Post is very familiar with the impact of having siblings, especially sisters. Post, who has six siblings, including a twin sister and two other sis...

Busy schedule makes up for lack of siblings

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May 22, 2008

By: Lexi Muir <lmuir@hilite.org> Running from one event to the other: gymnastics practice to piano lessons to dance class, junior Amy Denner is hardly ever home. When she is home, however, Denner does not have the chance to socialize or hang out with her other siblings. Her reason? She doesn...