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DeSimone One of Five BCPS Teacher of the Year Finalists 

DeSimone One of Five BCPS Teacher of the Year Finalists 

April 17, 2019

Each year, every BCPS school nominates one teacher for the BCPS Teacher of the Year Award. Out of the 174 schools in the county, five teachers are chosen. It is a tremendous achievement for CHS Child Deve...

CHS Musicians Score at BCPS Adjudication

CHS Musicians Score at BCPS Adjudication

April 5, 2019

On March 11, 12, and 15, the CHS chorus, Symphonic Winds, and Symphonic orchestra participated in the BCPS musical Adjudication at Owings Mills High School.  During this annual event, groups from across the county performed their selections for a panel of judges. They later received their scores, which range from 1, being the best, to 4, being the w...

Sophomores Take Annual Holocaust Trip

Sophomores Take Annual Holocaust Trip

April 2, 2019

CHS sophomores visited the Holocaust Museum in late February.  The purpose of the museum is to know what happened. Or as Ellie Weisel, the author of Night, said, “For the dead and the living, we must bear witness.”   Students learned about the history and the horrors in a vari...

Tic-Tac-Toe, Three A-Days in a Row

Tic-Tac-Toe, Three A-Days in a Row

April 1, 2019

April has arrived, and students have an upcoming Spring Break from April 19 to 22, but before then, the BCPS calendar will become a little unusual. County officials made the decision that the first th...

School Before Labor Day Back?

School Before Labor Day Back?

March 29, 2019

It’s been two years since Governor Larry Hogan’s executive order which required that schools start on the Tuesday after Labor Day and end by June 15th.  According to the Frederick Times, two bills on the subject have b...

BCPS and The New Schedule

BCPS and The New Schedule

March 28, 2019

The Board of Education approved the BCPS schedule for the 2019-2020 school year calendar at their March 5 meeting. This approval means that students will be now starting school on September 3, 2019 and...

Edible Art Returns for 25th Year

Edible Art Returns for 25th Year

March 27, 2019

CHS held its 25th annual Edible Art Show on March 19. The show was divided into school-level competition categories; this could be seen in three color-coded sections: purple for high schoolers, green for...

CHS Robotics Goes to World Competition

CHS Robotics Goes to World Competition

March 20, 2019

Robots are taking over! But fear not, CHS is fully prepared. A few weeks ago, the Robotics team, advised by engineering teacher Robert Oehrli, placed 2nd at the state level, qualifying the team for the “Worlds”...

Government Shutdown Affects Cville

Government Shutdown Affects Cville

March 18, 2019

Right before the holidays and for 35 days after, the federal government shut down. Catonsville was very affected by the government shut down because of the mass amount of government jobs in this area. Many go...

The Importance of Pi(e) Day

The Importance of Pi(e) Day

March 13, 2019

3.1415926535897932384626433832795028841971693993751... The legendary Pi Day is inching towards us soon on March 14, but why is it so important and what do people do on this day?  Pi is very crucia...

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