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Phone Policy Change Gets Mixed Reception

Phone Policy Change Gets Mixed Reception

November 10, 2015

Pretty much every single teenager as of 2015 has a cell phone, so every student wants to have his or her phones out during class. And this can cause problems. To get on their phones students sneak th...

Ambassadors Promote Safe Schools

Rayner Reinhardt, Staff Writer

November 10, 2015

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The cliche example of high school is the harsh atmosphere that flows through the halls, the classrooms and even the cafeteria. We’ve all seen it before on TV,  in movies, and in books. Whether or not this is always true, the Safe Schools Ambassadors Program (SSA) takes initiative to prevent it and keep it out of our school. SSA works across the nation in a variety of elementary, middle, and high schools. CHS has intr...

Agendas Return to Awaiting Students

Agendas Return to Awaiting Students

October 23, 2015

Student agendas, missing for the 2014-2015 school year, are back at CHS. They were missed by students, parents, and teachers, so the administration decided to bring them back. “We got rid of agend...

New Band Brings Prep to CHS

Raymond Mason, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

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A Pep Band, new to the school this year, was created in hopes of getting the crowd at all the games into the Comet Spirit. Run by a volunteer named Tadd Russo, it may not be a drumline, but the kids in the band don't care; they are just happy to be in the band. Some only are in it for something else to put on college resume. Others care about their effect on school spirit. Mr. Russo has a well known background in ...

Bullying Must Go, According to Students

Bullying Must Go, According to Students

October 23, 2015

            The week of October 5th through October 9th was Bullying Prevention week in  all Baltimore County Public Schools. The SGA, led by adviser Summer Miller, organized most of this week. ...

Spectacular Spirit Week Wraps Up

Spectacular Spirit Week Wraps Up

October 19, 2015

Spirit Week is the most anticipated week of the every school year. It’s when all the students can show of their school spirit and be creative. The days this year were Class Color Day, Clash Day, Decade...

Dancing The Night Away

Dancing The Night Away

October 12, 2015

New York, New York  was the place to be for this year's Homecoming Dance. Since New York was the Homecoming theme, the CHS cafeteria was decorated with different streets in New York, such as Broadway, ...

Comet Writing Center Opens for Business

Comet Writing Center Opens for Business

September 30, 2015

In order to help students with the writing process, CHS created the Comet Writing Center, set to open in early October. Currently, as a “soft opening,” tutors are assisting select senior students in the ...

Coates Named Southwest Teacher of the Year

Coates Named Southwest Teacher of the Year

September 18, 2015

On May 11th, the 29th Annual Awards for Excellence, held by the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce, took place. English teacher Melanie Coates won Southwest Teacher of the Year, marking the second time...

CHS Teacher Returns as Principal

CHS Teacher Returns as Principal

September 18, 2015

Earlier this summer, Matt Ames became the new principal for CHS. If that name sounds familiar, it’s probably because in 1997, Matt Ames was a student teacher for the CHS art department. A year later, h...

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