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Junior Prom Plans Revealed

Junior Prom Plans Revealed

October 24, 2017

Junior Prom is a cherished and memorable high school tradition. This year's prom for Catonsville's juniors and their guests will be held on Saturday April 21, 2018 and the class of 2019 have already begun...

Cell Phone Policy Revisited

Cell Phone Policy Revisited

October 17, 2017

According to The Atlantic, over 51% of all high school students carry a smart phone with them with them to class every day. Cell phones are a problem that have been plaguing teachers increasingly over the past decade...

Bus Overcrowding in BCPS

Bus Overcrowding in BCPS

October 17, 2017

The new school year brings new concerns, one of which is overcrowded buses and students standing on moving vehicles.   This problem is often caused by buses being assigned to crowded stops. The inability to accommodate all students causes many students to ...

The Return of AP Art History

The Return of AP Art History

October 17, 2017

It's not often that CHS adds a new AP class, so it's news when one is added. Recently, the art department offered students a new class, AP Art History. Taught by art teacher Al Grosso, AP Art History focuses...

Should CHS Do More to Prepare Students for College?

Should CHS Do More to Prepare Students for College?

October 8, 2017

The ongoing debate still stands- does high school actually prepare students for college? Is CHS teaching students the skills that are required in for post-high school success? If not, what should they...

Does CHS Recycle?

Does CHS Recycle?

October 3, 2017

An obvious question: we see recycling bins in every classroom and hall. The question goes deeper than this, though. A closer look at the contents of CHS recycling bins shows an environmentalist's nightmare:...

Fidget Spinners, the New Fad

Fidget Spinners, the New Fad

June 9, 2017

Throughout CHS, there's not one person who doesn't know about the new hot toy "fidget spinners." They've become very popular in the last few months, and children from elementary to high school can be seen...

Expansion of Project Lead The Way

Expansion of Project Lead The Way

June 9, 2017

Project Lead The Way is a United States 501 non-profit organization that develops STEM curricula for use by U.S. elementary, middle, and high schools; it also provides professional development training fo...

One Acts Show Student Skills

One Acts Show Student Skills

June 5, 2017

Every year the drama department at CHS puts on two shows; the fall play and the spring musical, right? No, there are actually three shows (technically there are around six or seven shows) this year. For...

Wish List for the New Superintendent

Wish List for the New Superintendent

June 5, 2017

BCPS recently announced it's interim superintendent: Verletta White. But what exactly can she do?

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