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2020 Defender Gunnar Cheuvront Commits to Loyola (MD)

2020 Defender Gunnar Cheuvront Commits to Loyola (MD)

December 13, 2018

Comet lacrosse defender Gunnar Cheuvront has verbally committed to Loyola University (MD). The Catonsville High School player had 45 takeaways and 55 groundballs last year. He also received offers from...

Students Weigh In on Pledge Controversy

Students Weigh In on Pledge Controversy

December 11, 2018

In 2016 Collin Kaepernick took a kneel during the national anthem to shed light on the racism occurring in the United States, specifically in support of the newly emerging Black Lives Matter movement....

BCPS Grading Policy Revision Brings Back the ‘0’

BCPS Grading Policy Revision Brings Back the ‘0’

November 21, 2018

Revisions to the BCPS’ new grading policy brought back what many wished was gone for good: the zero.  The option of giving students zero credit on assignments had been revoked with the BCPS 2016 grading policy; th...

Li Scores as NMSQT Semifinalist

Li Scores as NMSQT Semifinalist

November 9, 2018

The National Merit Scholarship Program has announced their semifinalists for the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Competition. 10 BCPS students have been awarded, including senior Daniel Li from...

Students Frustrated as BCPS Blocks Google

Students Frustrated as BCPS Blocks Google

November 7, 2018

“We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.”   This phrase (taken from Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace) is a prime example of the Socratic Paradox, or the “I k...

New Year, New Challenges

New Year, New Challenges

October 31, 2018

  The beginning of the 2018-2019 school year is bringing many new changes to the school, especially changes that enhance the educational resources for Catonsville High students. BCPS has introduced new ...

Westowne Elementary School Cancels School Play

Westowne Elementary School Cancels School Play

October 31, 2018

Westowne Elementary School has replaced its latest play production after receiving complaints about negative stereotypes of Arab culture.   The drama club at Westowne Elementary School intended to perform a live production of the popular 1992 fil...

The School Day Gets Even Longer

The School Day Gets Even Longer

October 31, 2018

One of many new things this school year is that the school day was extended by 5 minutes. This is a consequence of Governor Larry Hogan’s executive order, which ordered that school start after Labor...

Device Roll-Out Rolls Out

Device Roll-Out Rolls Out

October 29, 2018

This school year started with a few major changes: an extra five minutes, active shooter drills, and, arguably the biggest, personal touch-screen laptops for all students.   As CHS students debate over these new additions, teachers also learn to navigate technical difficulties and n...

Freshmen Transition to CHS

Freshmen Transition to CHS

October 16, 2018

Transitioning from middle school to high school is a big change: bigger workload, more expectations, increased responsibility, and so much more. Due to the difference, freshmen have mixed feelings about...

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