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New Year’s Resolutions at CHS

New Year’s Resolutions at CHS

January 2, 2019

Resolutions are made every single New Year's Eve. They give us something to work up to. The new year is the perfect time to pick up a new hobby or get rid of a bad habit.   With another year fast approaching, it’s time to get some inspiration for what to change next year. What shoul...

Top 10 Christmas Songs to Get Festive

Top 10 Christmas Songs to Get Festive

December 21, 2018

“WEE OOH WEE OOH,” the sound of sirens is howling from outside. As you walk to the window, you see Santa riding on top of the fire truck. The festive holiday is coming to town! People of all ages jam...

Sr. Acosta Joins the CHS Team

December 20, 2018

Sr. Jeffrey Acosta is a new Spanish teacher this year at CHS. He grew up in DC, and later moved to Silver Spring when he was eleven. He started middle school shortly after. Mr. Acosta is the second...

McGregor’s Theory Influences Student Learning

McGregor’s Theory Influences Student Learning

December 19, 2018

Do you ever wonder why all your teachers teach differently? Well you might not know it, but most likely it’s because of the book published in 1960 about human behavior and motivation. The McGregor The...

Winter Spirit at Catonsville High

Winter Spirit at Catonsville High

December 17, 2018

The air is chilly, the decorations are up, and CHS is feeling the holiday spirit. With only a limited amount of time before winter break, many activities exist to get all students into the cheerful winter...

Freshmen in Mixed Classes

Freshmen in Mixed Classes

December 13, 2018

Freshman year is a very nerve-racking year. You’re coming to a new school, with many people you don’t know. Students worry about fitting in and what people are going to think about them. One of the...

DIY Christmas Gifts

DIY Christmas Gifts

December 13, 2018

Christmas is approaching fast, and finding the perfect gift for someone isn’t always easy. It must be personal, but it can’t be too expensive, and what’s the point if they aren’t going to use...

Winter Zodiacs and What They Mean

Winter Zodiacs and What They Mean

December 11, 2018

Everyone has a zodiac sign. They describe our character and personality. But where do these horoscopes come from?  Horoscopes are based on astrology, the study of stars. Since the sun takes 12 lunar cycles to make a full orbit, ther...

Age-Appropriate Ways To Ring In the New Year

Age-Appropriate Ways To Ring In the New Year

December 11, 2018

Although Christmas is currently on everyone’s mind, the new year is also right around the corner. The average CHS student is probably under 18, and we won’t partake in the drinking and clubbing on...

Fun in CHS Forensic Science

Fun in CHS Forensic Science

December 7, 2018

This 2018-2019 school year, CHS continues its forensic science class, a popular course amongst the honors students. Teaching the course are science teachers Sarah Grogan and Joseph Zaccagnini.   ...

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