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The Hardest Year of High School

The Hardest Year of High School

January 2, 2018

It's hard to believe that class registration for the 2018-19 school year has already begun. Although freshmen through junior classes partake in registering, sophomores may feel the most pressure since...

Pressure on Students to be Well-Rounded

Pressure on Students to be Well-Rounded

December 21, 2017

In recent years, the idea has been that many universities want a "well-rounded" student. They look at college application through a "holistic approach," which includes not only grades and GPA, but...

Robotics Competes in Task Challenges

Robotics Competes in Task Challenges

December 13, 2017

The Robotics club has been a club at CHS for many years. This club starts the year with designing robots to be entered in a competition. Last year, the students were tasked to build a robot who could lift...

Students Earn High Amounts of SSLH

Students Earn High Amounts of SSLH

December 6, 2017

In order to graduate from high school, you have to meet certain requirements like taking and passing the HSAs for Government, English, Biology, and Algebra. You also have to put in work outside...

Wait, We Have a School Newspaper?

Wait, We Have a School Newspaper?

November 28, 2017

Did you know about the school newspaper called The Comet? CHS offers an Advanced Journalism class as an elective where students have the chance to exercise their journalist skills and contribute to the sc...

Learn to Identify Fake News

Learn to Identify Fake News

November 17, 2017

In today's political landscape, it seems that more and more news sources are sharing "fake news" and prioritizing their views over journalistic integrity. Many fake news stories were published...

Participate in the CHS Annual Turkey Trot

Participate in the CHS Annual Turkey Trot

November 17, 2017

The CHS Turkey Trot, held at CHS each Thanksgiving morning, will be entering its 14th year this year. As many Catonsville residents know, the Trot is a fun filled day with friends, family, music and prizes....

AP Spanish Attends Flamenco Fieldtrip

AP Spanish Attends Flamenco Fieldtrip

November 17, 2017

Flamenco dancing is an important part of Spanish culture, so it would only make sense that the Spanish class would have the chance to experience it, too. In October, the AP Spanish students took a fie...

Are Class Dues Too Expensive?

Are Class Dues Too Expensive?

November 11, 2017

Many students are unaware of their class dues until they attempt to buy prom tickets. Even those who do know about these fees are not quite sure why they exist. For those who don't know, class dues ...

Political Divisions Impact Students

Political Divisions Impact Students

November 11, 2017

This past election, at least to high schoolers, seemed to be the most divisive election in recent history. And, as only makes sense, when parents teach their kids their beliefs, they take those opinions...

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