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CHS Consumes Much Paper

CHS Consumes Much Paper

March 12, 2019

Did you know that paper for the school can cost over $3,600 for each order? School bookkeeper Karen Hook orders the paper for CHS. She orders paper a lot more often than she should have to. Many schools...

AP Biology Takes A New Take on March Madness

AP Biology Takes A New Take on March Madness

March 12, 2019

Swoosh! Buckets! Nothing but net! That’s what March is for, right? Basketball tends to steal the spotlight for March with the highly-anticipated “March Madness” tournament for the NCAA. But AP Biolo...

Keeping Out Colds and Viruses

Keeping Out Colds and Viruses

March 8, 2019

In early fall, the University of Maryland, College Park discovered a strain of the adenovirus. This virus gave victims symptoms of the common cold, along with more serious complications such as pink eye, bronchitis, p...

Crime Scene Investigator Visits CHS

Crime Scene Investigator Visits CHS

March 4, 2019

Juvenile Justice students got a treat on February 26th when Dr. Dana Kollmann came to visit CHS to talk about the Adnan Syed case, a case in which she was involved.  Dr. Kollmann has been teaching a...

Lack of Girls In CHS Engineering Program

Lack of Girls In CHS Engineering Program

January 24, 2019

The Engineering Design and Development Capstone Course is an engineering class in which students identify a problem and design a solution over the course of the school year. The class, like many engineering...

Mattresses for Sale! At CHS?!

Mattresses for Sale! At CHS?!

December 21, 2018

A high school selling mattresses!? What a sight!!   One Saturday morning in November, the CHS music department held a mattress sale in the gymnasium, sponsored by the brand Beauty Rest.   The ...

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...

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