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Plans for a No-Break Spring Break

Plans for a No-Break Spring Break

May 15, 2019

This year, BCPS provided two school days for Spring Break. One week or so would probably be more convenient for some. With only four days off, and two being during the weekend, that gave students limite...

Balancing School with Sports

Balancing School with Sports

May 15, 2019

High school students have many responsibilities and expectations. On top of endless schoolwork, students also play sports and participate in other extracurriculars, too. It is expected that students...

Easy Ways to Help The Environment

Easy Ways to Help The Environment

May 9, 2019

Climate change and environmental concerns are continuing to grow as a social discussion, and as they do, people are questioning how their individual actions can make a difference. The average person may not...

How to Adult for Dummies

How to Adult for Dummies

May 9, 2019

After graduating high school, teens are quick to realize that there are many crucial real-world skills that school didn’t teach. How do you rely on yourselves without depending on your family? You may...

Allergies are Coming to Get Us!

Allergies are Coming to Get Us!

May 3, 2019

Ahh the aroma of flowers, pollen, and fresh cut grass... smells good, don’t you think? That may be a pleasant scent for some people, but not all. This might even be the dark time of year due to... DUN...

Managing a High School Sport

Managing a High School Sport

April 25, 2019

Without actually being an athlete, one can still be part of a team.   Managing a sport is a great alternative for those who don’t necessarily want to play, but still want to help out on the team. But what is it really like managing a sport for a high school team?   Although it’s good to know the rules and such of the sp...

Tina Jacobs – New DC of Special Education

Tina Jacobs – New DC of Special Education

April 23, 2019

This year, CHS welcomes Tina Jacobs as the new department chair of special education.  Ms. Jacobs grew up in a small-town called Geneva, in Western New York. She has two sisters and a brother, and her youngest sister is 10 years younger than her.  Even as a kid, Ms. Jacobs knew she wanted to g...

Snow Days vs. Summer Days

Snow Days vs. Summer Days

April 23, 2019

You wake up to see snow covering the ground. You rush downstairs, and you mom tells you school is closed. It’s a happy feeling, but you don’t really think about when that snow day will be made up....

Prom Dos and Don’ts

Prom Dos and Don’ts

April 17, 2019

The school year may be winding down, but the highly-anticipated prom season is just around the corner. For many fresh-faced juniors, this is their first prom, and seniors are hit with their first off-c...

Senior Tips for Rising Seniors

Senior Tips for Rising Seniors

April 11, 2019

The anxiety arises as you are sitting and waiting for your turn to be interviewed. In your formal attire, your palms start to sweat as you hold your resume and cover letter. Suddenly your name is call...

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