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Dealing with an Eating Disorder

Dealing with an Eating Disorder

January 24, 2019

Thirty million people in the US are affected by an eating disorder. Ninety-five percent of people affected are between the ages of 12-25. Fifty percent of teenage girls and thirty-three percent of teenage...

Day in the Life of Mr. Linsenmeyer

January 24, 2019

Staff member Jack Linsenmeyer started his first year as a paraeducator for the CHS Social and Emotional program, an environment that provides kids with varying problems a chance to focus in...

Signs and Symptoms of an Eating Disorder

Signs and Symptoms of an Eating Disorder

January 15, 2019

Eating disorders are any range of emotional/psychological illnesses in which people experience severe abnormalities or disturbed eating habits and behaviors. “Most people who have a dysfunctional...

Day in The Life of Officer Wissman

Day in The Life of Officer Wissman

January 15, 2019

For years, school resource officers have worked in Baltimore County Schools keeping them an orderly, and safe learning environment. But have you ever wondered what these men and women go through on a daily...

Activities for a Short Spring Break

Activities for a Short Spring Break

January 15, 2019

With the second anniversary of the shortened Spring Break quickly approaching, students may start to think about what they might want to do with their few days off. Spring Break starts at the closing...

Sleep Deprivation and You

Sleep Deprivation and You

January 14, 2019

Adolescence. It’s a crazy time, full of raging hormones and all nighters. Along with all the great things about being a teen, a lack of sleep seems to be one of the big negative changes.  According to KidsHealth.org, during adolescence, the body's circadian rhythm (an internal biological clock) is reset, telling a teen to fall asleep later at night a...

How Much AP is Too Much?

How Much AP is Too Much?

January 11, 2019

Many opportunities and options are offered to juniors every year, like joining varsity teams and national honor societies. Most important for students, however, is enrolling in college classes and adding ...

What Makes the Perfect Student?

What Makes the Perfect Student?

January 9, 2019

The question of what makes a perfect student is a topic that many people disagree over. Every student is different, and nobody is perfect. From elementary school reward systems to college acceptances,...

Filip Hinz Joins CHS- All the Way from Poland

Filip Hinz Joins CHS- All the Way from Poland

January 9, 2019

Filip Hinz arrived in the United States in August 2018. He is staying with the Wanko family for one year, while his family is back home in Poland. Freshman Kat Wanko and junior Nick Wanko both go to...

Do High School Relationships Last?

Do High School Relationships Last?

January 8, 2019

Most people believe that high school love and relationships won’t be a forever thing.   One hundred fifty-three CHS students participated in an Instagram survey where 30% think yes, while 70% say no. According to a high school sweetheart statis...

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