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The Return of Avatar and Pandora

The Return of Avatar and Pandora

November 2, 2017

The movie Avatar is a tale following Jake Sully, a crippled man, on his adventures throughout a foreign planet, Pandora. The humans encounter another species on the Pandora, and they find a way ...

AP Stress: Impossible or Manageable?

AP Stress: Impossible or Manageable?

November 1, 2017

In high school, Advanced Placement classes start, and students take them to prepare for college.  Many juniors and seniors have to juggle with 4 to 5 of these AP classes, which could be difficult...

Dress Codes Inconsistently Enforced

Daisy Arroyo, Staff writer

November 1, 2017

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It's common for high school to be very strict about dress codes. Most students would agree, the dress code can limit self-expression and the following of fashion trends. The BCPS Handbook creates all the rules for the Baltimore County schools to follow. But the dress code section is very vague. It doesn't limit too many things, and all of the limitations are very reasonable. "Students will not wear attire that is disruptive...

Allow Eating in Class

Allow Eating in Class

November 1, 2017

Whether or not to allow their students to eat during class is the teacher's decision at CHS. Some students think that it's unfair for teachers to deny a student the privilege to eat in class. "I think...

I’m Sick of Guns

I’m Sick of Guns

November 1, 2017

In high school, one of our main worries is whether or not we had any homework, or if our outfit is cute. Most students don't have to worry about a shooter coming into the school, but as demonstrated...

An Oldie, but Goodie: ‘Saving Private Ryan’

An Oldie, but Goodie: ‘Saving Private Ryan’

October 26, 2017

Would you risk your life for someone else? In Saving Private Ryan a group of WW2 soldiers go to find Private Ryan because he has lost three other brothers to the war. They go through many obstacle...

Everybody DOES NOT Win

Everybody DOES NOT Win

October 19, 2017

Modern culture has perpetuated an "everybody wins" mindset. All kids receive a participation award just for showing up to practice, and many children are happy with it. Performance is equal to participation....

Social Media Becoming Political Platform

Social Media Becoming Political Platform

October 17, 2017

Often times, it feels like we're logging into our Facebook accounts with hopes of seeing our friend's new puppy, or pictures from Aunt Jean's trip to Rome. But lately, our newsfeed has been filled with...

School Lunches: Health over Taste

School Lunches: Health over Taste

October 9, 2017

For the longest time, the running joke among school classmates is the cafeteria food. The quality is poor, the meats are questionable, and the portions are too small. While there have been programs to...

Is ‘It’ Scary Good?

Is ‘It’ Scary Good?

October 3, 2017

One of Stephen King's longest books and biggest hits, It tells the story of a group of seven kids, Mike, Ben, Beverly, Bill, Richie, Stan, and Eddie, who band together one summer to kill a creature who kill...

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