With Homecoming week approaching, students, staff reflect on long-standing CHS traditions, discuss new changes

Though much as stayed the same over its 131 years of existence, this year, CHS is making big changes

Rhea Acharya

September 21, 2018

Near the end of the school day on Aug. 17, as Lara Staton, varsity women’s tennis player and junior, walked through the E halls, crowds of students cheered her on from either side. This was not Staton’s first time being honored for her accomplishments in tennis; it was her first time, however, being...

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

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

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 puts up the decorations for other reasons. “We decorate (Christmas trees) because it’s fun,...

Dining with Diversity: Students, teachers assess how they celebrate their typical Thanksgiving with cultural twists

Senior Sathvik Madduri sautés onion paste before adding in other ingredients for Biryani.

Bryce Cheng and Darrell Cheng

November 17, 2017

When Thanksgiving comes to mind, turkey, mashed potatoes and football typically come to the forefront. For some students at this school, however, not all of these stereotypical elements are present. For senior Sathvik Madduri, Thanksgiving entails aspects not considered in an average Thanksgiving ...

Turkey With a Side of Ping-Pong

Turkey With a Side of Ping-Pong


November 14, 2014

Thanksgiving is typically a time for big family gatherings and a classic Thanksgiving dinner. However, sophomore Darren Chang does not participate in a traditional Thanksgiving celebration. On Thanksgiving Day, Chang goes on a two-hour car ride to northern Indiana where he participates in the Butterfl...