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New Passports Further Limit Bathroom Use

New Passports Further Limit Bathroom Use

October 13, 2014

With every new school year comes new classes, new teachers, and new beginnings overall. This year, just like others, marks a year filled with many changes for the students and teachers of CHS. For example,...

Where’s the Mosaic? A CHS Controversy

Evan Gough and Colin Corcoran

October 7, 2014

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The fate of the National Art Honor Society Mosaic Project is unclear. While the students and faculty who worked on it last year thought it would be installed at the start of the school year, now it may not be allowed to be hung at all. County officials are concerned about installing the mosaic outside where it was first intended to be, believing that there are safety hazards, as well as the uncertainty about who will take...

County Schools To Receive Tablets in Future

Katherine Van Green, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

Filed under News, Showcase

This past winter, county Superintendent Dr. Dance began a plan to distribute tablets to BCPS students, and people are either hopeful or highly dubious. The goal of this 205 million dollar initiative is for every BCPS student to have their own tablet by 2018. Ten elementary schools have been selected as “lighthouse schools” to pilot the program, and high schoolers will receive theirs in three years, according to the...

One-Card System Brings Mixed Opinions

One-Card System Brings Mixed Opinions

October 3, 2014

On September 3, 2014 the student body of Catonsville High School received identification cards called One-Cards as a part of a BCPS pilot. These cards have students’ yearbook pictures from last school...

Fitz Begins School Year as New Athletic Director

Fitz Begins School Year as New Athletic Director

September 28, 2014

James Fitzpatrick, former girls varsity soccer coach, began the 2014- 2015 school year as the new athletic director for CHS. He replaced special education teacher Bill Nelson who filled the role for several...

FALS Program Builds Open Access Garden

FALS Program Builds Open Access Garden

September 16, 2014

Students and staff at CHS should walk down to the tennis courts to see the newest addition to the school grounds. Ms. Brady and the FALS program, along with Mr. Burns, Mr. Nelson, Mrs. Schwaab and Green...

Ice Bucket Challenge:

Ice Bucket Challenge:

September 16, 2014

"A rising trend has dominated and, dare I say, defined the summer of 2014. The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Ice Bucket Challenge has taken the North American continent by storm and has, quite literally, “soaked” the nation of the United States of America."

What Art Thou Naviance?

What Art Thou Naviance?

June 9, 2014

Naviance, Naviance, O’ Naviance. What art thou Naviance? To many, the name may not ring as familiar as Romeo. But once you become familiar with it, you’ll fall in love with it forever. What is it?...

The Minimum Wage Debate

The Minimum Wage Debate

May 28, 2014

On Monday, April 7, the Maryland House of Delegates voted to increase the wage by a vote of 87 to 47. Marylanders can expect to see the first increase, to $8 per hour, on Jan. 1, 2015. It will then increase...

Prom Proposals Take Over CHS

Prom Proposals Take Over CHS

May 14, 2014

It’s that time of year again, and no, I’m not talking about baseball season (although some could argue that it is just as exciting).  The season I’m actually referring to is the much anticipated...

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