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Coach Class Clash

October 28

"There is nothing positive from coming to school early... there is no point in staying after, I have better things to do,"

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Rebuilding Ellicott City

Rebuilding Ellicott City

October 26

On July 31, 2016, eight inches of heavy rain fell during three hours, causing devastation to the stores and streets of nearly Ellicott City. Two people were killed. Stores, houses and cars were swept away...

Freshmen Fit in at CHS

McKensey Kleppin and Rose Benny

October 25

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Fitting in: To be socially compatible with others.  The social aspect can be a rough experience for some kids because there are cliques and groups that have already been formed, and, if they are a freshman, it can be even more difficult. Meeting new people and adjusting to a new building is challenging for some people. Students don't fit in because they're a different race, gender, or a different socio-economic class....

The Easy Way to Take Drivers’ Ed

The Easy Way to Take Drivers’ Ed

October 24

If you're a new driver, regardless of your age, you'll need to complete a Driver's Ed course in order to get your driver's license from the MVA (Motor Vehicle Administration). A Maryland driver's education...

10 Unique Halloween Costumes that Haven’t Been Overused

10 Unique Halloween Costumes that Haven’t Been Overused

October 24

There's a chill in the air. Leaves blow across the lawn; the trees shake. The leaves are changing, and so is the atmosphere. It's nearly Halloween! As far as holidays go, Halloween is pretty great. The...

Students Need to Get to Class on Time

Students Need to Get to Class on Time

October 24

Students have five minutes to get from class to class. And some aren't being so successful in doing so. Students may not know how important getting to class on time really is. Not only is getting to...

What Does it Take To Start A Club?

What Does it Take To Start A Club?

October 19

We all know that high school is a unique time filled with opportunities to try new things  and make new connections with others who share your interests. Clubs are a great way to do this, but what if...

Exchange Students in CHS

October 19

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to be an exchange student; leaving your family behind to study in another country? This year, an exchange student from Kaiserstraße, located in Frankfurt, Germany,...

The Fate of the Old Catonsville Elementary School Building

The Fate of the Old Catonsville Elementary School Building

October 13

This summer, Catonsville Elementary School moved into what used to be the Bloomsbury Community Center, leaving behind a vacant, vintage building. Established in 1909, the old building has endured 107...

American Music Travels Abroad

Nicole Gunderson, Staff

October 13

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Every summer, through American Music Abroad, about 100 students from five states travel to Europe for 17 days to play and sing in different countries. CHS band director Chris Gnagey is one of nine directors that chaperone the students on the trip. The Gold Tour of AMA takes students from Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut. Keith Hodgson has been the head director for seven years, and he dedicates...

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