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The Best News of 2017

The Best News of 2017

March 7, 2018

  2017 was a tough year. Many will remember it as a year of divisive U.S politics, heightened political tensions with North Korea, the opioid epidemic, and the mass shootings in rural Texas and Las Vegas. Others ...

Spring Break…Tragedy or Blessing?

Spring Break…Tragedy or Blessing?

March 5, 2018

Spring Break is the time of the school year that faculty and students use to take a break from all the books and relax so they can continue the rest of the school year strong.  But last year Maryland Govenor Larry Hogan ordered public schools in the state to extend summer break until...

SWE Wins Regional Competition

March 1, 2018

On January 20th, 2018, Catonsville High School made history. Our chapter of Society of Women Engineering (SWE) won the Baltimore Washington SWE Rube Goldberg Contest.   SWE is a society with the missi...

Juniors Shine in WJZ Black History Oratory Competition

Juniors Shine in WJZ Black History Oratory Competition

March 1, 2018

Some very big congratulations are in order. In early February, six CHS juniors were selected as semifinalists for the WJZ Black History Oratory Competition, out of a total of 20 selected semifinalists....

AP World Offers Mock Practice Tests

AP World Offers Mock Practice Tests

February 23, 2018

On Saturday, February 3, dozens of sophomores attended school to - willingly - take a practice exam for an AP World History course.  While others their age were still sleeping, these students completed a long...

Barrett Reaches 1K Milestone

Barrett Reaches 1K Milestone

February 22, 2018

When a basketball team crushes their opponent 75-26, it seems uneventful and not newsworthy. However, that wasn’t the case on January 31st when senior shooting guard, Jameila Barrett, scored a caree...

Jones Serves as Interim Principal

Jones Serves as Interim Principal

February 21, 2018

Randallstown High assistant principal Michael Jones has been shadowing CHS principal Matt Ames during the first two weeks of February and currently is acting as an interim principal until March 2. During this...

Math Hosts SAT Lunch Bunches

Math Hosts SAT Lunch Bunches

February 6, 2018

At first glance, the words "SAT" and "lunch" don't seem to mesh, but CHS is starting a program to bridge the two. SAT Lunch Bunches are composed of sessions that run during B lunch in which students...

Lack of Girls Hurts STEM

Lack of Girls Hurts STEM

January 25, 2018

Little kids grow up with an idea of what they want to be. Some want to be a firefighter, police officer, president, or teacher. As time passes, these kids grow up, and they choose what they want to do...

High Depression Rates Affect Teens

High Depression Rates Affect Teens

January 25, 2018

High school life is loaded with social pressure, drama, and emotional rollercoasters. As students transition from childhood to adulthood, they are pressured with real-world challenges such as getting...

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