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Remembering Mr. Perry

Remembering Mr. Perry

June 13, 2018

Building services worker James Perry has passed away after over forty-five years of service to Catonsville High School. He began here in 1972, eventually working as the head of the custodial staff before...

CHS Hosts First BCPS Allied Softball Tournament

CHS Hosts First BCPS Allied Softball Tournament

June 5, 2018

On May 7, 2018, CHS hosted the first end-of-season allied softball tournament. The Comet Turf housed 14 BCPS teams and almost 170 players.   The allied softball program gives special ed students a chance to stay active and have fun. Special educat...

CHS Shines in BCPS Haiku Contest

CHS Shines in BCPS Haiku Contest

May 29, 2018

CHS has been on a roll with literary contests, and the 2018 BCPS Haiku Contest just added to the trend. Out of the 24 haikus selected to be published in a collection, 22 came from Catonsville's very own...

‘Grease’ is the Word!

‘Grease’ is the Word!

March 7, 2018

CHS always puts on a well-known musical and this year the classic musical Grease was the word! English teacher Lauren Gill and music teacher Jim Walker directed the show which had performances on Mar...

Girls Basketball Goes For Repeat

Girls Basketball Goes For Repeat

March 7, 2018

It's basketball playoff season, and the girls' varsity team is once again in the mix to win the MPSSAA State championship.  Last year, the Comets knocked off Walt Whitman, 49-46, to secure the State championship. It was the first time a...

Society of Women Engineers Supports Female Students

Society of Women Engineers Supports Female Students

October 24, 2017

The Society of Women Engineers is a new club that was started by juniors Erin Kreis, Riley Sherwin, and Elizabeth Simpson. SWE meets every Tuesday and Thursday after school at 2:30. Tech Ed teacher Kevin...

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...

CHS Musicians Represent in Europe on AMA Gold Tour

CHS Musicians Represent in Europe on AMA Gold Tour

October 9, 2017

Musicians from CHS had the biggest representation in a group from five states that toured around Europe this past summer.  In total, 20 Catonsville students traveled on the three-week American Music Abroad Gold Tour, featuri...

Newest Honor Societies at CHS

Newest Honor Societies at CHS

October 3, 2017

Honor societies at CHS attract a lot of attention from the students. Whether the reason be for college applications or for cords at graduation, students are always eager to find out how to get in. There...

Views from CHS

Views from CHS

April 3, 2017

Did you know that the Francis Key Bridge is the third longest continuous truss bridge in the world? That's right! This steel, arch-shaped bridge carries about 11.5 million vehicles annually. What'...

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