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The Fate of the Old Catonsville Elementary School Building

The Fate of the Old Catonsville Elementary School Building

October 13, 2016

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, 2016

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...

New Computers in Tech Ed

New Computers in Tech Ed

October 13, 2016

Each year, the technology at CHS ages, creating more and more reason to replace outdated and rundown computers of the school's Tech Ed department. This year, new computers are being delivered for Tech...

Boys Soccer on the Road to States

Boys Soccer on the Road to States

October 6, 2016

The Catonsville Boy's Varsity Soccer team has high expectations for their season this year. Coached by Chris Hastings, each of the 23 boys on the team have the same goal in mind: to win the 2016 state ...

Seven CHS Writers Place in NY Times Argument Contest

Seven CHS Writers Place in NY Times Argument Contest

May 5, 2016

The New York Times has announced its 2016 Argument Writing Contest winners...and CHS had an impressive showing--even better than the past two years when students have been finalists, too. The contest had 6,300 entries for the contest world-wide. CHS had 7 students p...

Daniel Li

Freshman Daniel Li Goes to Speech and Debate Nationals

May 5, 2016

Catonsville High School’s Speech and Debate team is made up of various students who all participate in a medley of presentation events. Among these students is freshman Daniel Li, who had his debut in...

Mr. Doug Albright

Why CHS Teachers Became Teachers

April 21, 2016

Most people tend to believe that teachers have a deep passion for what they choose to teach. Love literature? English teacher. Love biology? Science teacher. But what makes a person choose to teach,...

Lights, Camera, And...Trash?

Lights, Camera, And…Trash?

April 20, 2016

Lights. Camera. And… Trash? That’s right. Recently, CHS’s National Art Honor Society hosted its annual Trashion show where students designed articles of clothing with, you guessed it -- trash. ...

Comets Baseball is Booming

Comets Baseball is Booming

April 20, 2016

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”-Babe Ruth Legendary players like Ruth motivate the CHS Comet baseball team to be great every day. The players expect great results this year, ...

Japanese Exchange Students Visit CHS

Japanese Exchange Students Visit CHS

April 18, 2016

The Japanese exchange student program introduces students to new cultures, language, country, and a lifetime of opportunities. It’s an experience never to be forgotten, and it brings students of all d...

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