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New Band Brings Prep to CHS

Raymond Mason, Staff Writer

October 23

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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

            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

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

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

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

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

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...

Mrs. S Wins National NAHS Sponsor Award

Mrs. S Wins National NAHS Sponsor Award

April 27

If you’ve ever been into the CHS art wing, you know the big room at the end of the hallway is a place where something interesting is always going on. Half of the room has long wooden tables for classes,...

Senior Mora wins Woman of Year for Service

Senior Mora wins Woman of Year for Service

March 23

Senior Alejandra Mora recently won the 2015 Baltimore County Woman of the Year award because of her community service. Mora was nominated for the award by her junior year English teacher, Jo-Ellen O’Dell. “The...

Annual Ski Trip Thrills Students

Annual Ski Trip Thrills Students

March 11

The annual CHS Booster Club ski trip is a winter event that is always looked forward to by many students. Taking place on President’s Day weekend in February, students ride in a coach bus up to Vermont...

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