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The In-Class Cell Phone Buzz at CHS

The In-Class Cell Phone Buzz at CHS

December 6

It's 2016 and everyone uses a cell phone.  and this can be a problem. Most students take their phones to school with them, which is often a distraction from school work even for the most serious, attentive...

Black Friday Shopping: How Students and Staff Play the Game

Black Friday Shopping: How Students and Staff Play the Game

November 16

Black Friday is a tradition where day after Thanksgiving, stores lure shoppers into their stores by discounting many products and offering mega deals on certain items. Tons of people go shopping to take...

Winter Sports Check-In Alters Process

Winter Sports Check-In Alters Process

November 16

The winter sports season is approaching quickly, and now is the time for athletes to start preparing. The best preparation process usually consist of conditioning and skills practice. Coaches usually...

Homecoming Vandalism Undermines Spirit Week

Homecoming Vandalism Undermines Spirit Week

November 16

On the evening of Monday, October 3, the evening before Class Color Day, various students met up at the parking lot off of Valley road in an attempt to display their class' school spirit. The night took...

What is the New Grading Policy?

What is the New Grading Policy?

October 28

This year a new grading policy has been implemented by Baltimore County that counts summative assessments for one hundred percent of grade. Formative assessments are only used to track a student's development...

New Grading System Brings Significant Shifts

Maddie Clarke, Writer

October 26

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This new school year brings about a lot of new changes for BCPS, especially a new grading policy similar to one that has been seen at many schools in our nation already. "Rule 5210" has the purpose of aligning the grading and reporting practices to better communicate and document a student's achievement. With this new grading policy, students are given two kinds of assignments: summatives and formatives. Summative grade...

New Turf Field Set for Possible Winter Installation

New Turf Field Set for Possible Winter Installation

October 26

After 10 years of having the turf field at Comet Park, the county has approved Mr.Ames request for a the new turf field. The county was originally going to have this project start at the end of the...

Fresh Outta Middle School

Fresh Outta Middle School

October 19

The 2016-2017 school year has just started, and freshmen are getting used to Catonsville High School. Surprisingly, most freshmen said they weren't very nervous about coming to a new, bigger school wit...

New Bleachers Arrive at Comet Park

Alex Green, Staff

October 6

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Recently CHS has gotten new bleachers for our Comet stadium. The previous bleachers were very old and didn’t hold all the students, parents and Comet fans. The bleachers weren't just used by Catonsville students, they were also used by adult leagues, rec teams, and clubs. As the bleachers got older they were worn down over time causing them to break.  It was important to the community that Catonsville High School repre...

New Honor Societies

New Honor Societies

June 7

After all of their efforts for new honor societies, this year’s junior and senior classes finally got their wish for an English and Science honor society. The sponsor of Science National Honor Societ...

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