The Comet

  • Remembering Mr. Perry

    Remembering Mr. Perry

    Eden Beyene, Staff

    June 13, 2018

    Building services worker James Perry has passed away after over forty-five years of service to Catonsville High School. He began here in 1972, eventually working as the head of the custodial staff before retiring. "When I got here in 2004... one...

    It was common to see Mr. Perry at work all over the school

  • CHS Shines in BCPS Haiku Contest

    CHS Shines in BCPS Haiku Contest

    Katrina Bucher, Staff

    May 29, 2018

    CHS has been on a roll with literary contests, and the 2018 BCPS Haiku Contest just added to the trend. Out of the 24 haikus selected to be published in a collection, 22 came from Catonsville's very own creative writing classes taught by Marie Thrailkill....

  • 2018 Seniors’ Path to Graduation

    2018 Seniors’ Path to Graduation

    Vicki Zhang, Staff

    May 24, 2018

    As you walk down the aisle, you feel proud and honorable with your gown and cap. You throw your caps up and holler with the pride of completing high school. Senior graduation is on top of us, and current seniors don't have much school days left until...

  • Is Summer Reading Necessary?

    Is Summer Reading Necessary?

    Jami Citko, Vicki Zhang, and Gabby Douglas

    May 22, 2018

    At the start of every summer, high school students receive a list of books to read to prepare for tests and discussion at the beginning of the school year. Many students would rather spend their summers relaxing and having fun without the pressures of...

  • We R Generation Z

    We R Generation Z

    Gabby Douglas, Sstaff

    May 10, 2018

    Generation Z is the generation after the Millennials, also referred to as Generation Y. Generation Z is made up of people born from the mid-1990s to the early 2000s. They make up 25% of the U.S. population, making them a larger cohort than the baby boomers...

Holocaust Survivor Speaks at CHS
  • CHS Responds to Gun Violence May 1, 2018
  • DIY Fundraiser Benefits Class of ’21 April 24, 2018
  • Club Fundraising Ramp Up April 6, 2018
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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Provides Icon’s Backstory
  • No Year-Round Schools June 5, 2018
  • “The End of the Day” Changes Perspectives June 4, 2018
  • How about Bringing Back Study Hall? May 29, 2018
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When is It Ever OK to Use the “N-Word”?
  • Sushi-Lover Population Grows June 13, 2018
  • Favorite Lip Balm Brands June 13, 2018
  • Heading to the Beach June 12, 2018
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Hey, Trump, Invite the Women, Too
  • Machado Must Be Traded June 8, 2018
  • Quitting: Not Always Bad? June 8, 2018
  • JV Softball Brings Home Championship June 8, 2018
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Mona Kessy
Mona Kessy


Hi, I'm Mona (Mona Lisa) and I'm a junior.  I like writing for the school newspaper, but I like food more.

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PTSA Teachers are Heroes Award

Looking to recognize a great teacher? Teachers are Heroes Program is a monthly award that recognizes exemplary CHS teachers. It only takes about 3 minutes to fill out the form which can be found at:

The Student News Site of Catonsville High School.
The Student News Site of Catonsville High School.