The Inkblot

Breaking the ice: students’ plans form winter break
O’Keefe to add to curriculum
Pressler’s childhood acrobatics brings circus talents to CHS
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The question of how long supreme court justices should serve come into question as it is seen that their political stances influence their decisions and are completely ignoring to make change on things that have been major issues for decades already.
Should Supreme Court Justices serve lifelong terms?
Isabel Santamaria November 24, 2022

The youngest Supreme Court Justice ever to serve, Joseph Story, was only 32 years old, over 200 years ago in 1812. Currently, the youngest Supreme Court Justice, Amy Coney Barrett, is 50 years old and...

Artist Kanye West has faced backlash in recent months after making
several anti-semitic comments.
Controversial artists: where should we draw the line?
Cayla Carlson November 24, 2022

Listening to music is a simple pleasure that allows people to connect with both the lyrics and others who appreciate their favorite songs. The idea that one should not listen to certain songs because of...

Many students struggle to achieve their SAT/ACT scores which has started to induce stress as to the options of colleges they are able to go to.
Test-optional colleges creates stress for students
Jordan Juliano and Emma Makin November 24, 2022

High school students have not been receiving perfect scores on the SAT or ACT, raising questions on whether aptitude tests are really necessary . Based on a scale of 1600 points and 36 points, the SAT...

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The Artist’s Block: Molly Arcara
Generations reading fewer books
Students are falling for colder seasons
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Survey of 54 CHS Students from Oct. 13 to Oct. 21.
Students suffer from academic burnout
Ruth Crawford November 23, 2022

With the school year now in full swing, many CHS students find their workload to be overbearing. The transition from summer to school can be difficult for students to adapt to, especially when considering...

Survey of 54 CHS Students from Oct. 13 to Oct. 21.
CHS procrastinates: students lose sleep
Ronit Khromchenko and Logan Clarke November 23, 2022

Procrastination among students has become a prevalent issue, heightened by the rise of distractions from online social platforms. From TikTok to YouTube, social media platforms have been shown to provide...

Survey of 54 CHS Students from Oct. 13 to Oct. 21.
Teachers reflect on changes in curriculum
Alisa Kharod and Grace Donnelly November 23, 2022

While the country has seen shifts in high school education over the last few years, those at the real forefront of these changing dynamics are the teachers inside the classrooms. Many of the teachers at...

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COVID-19: A look back at nurses' battle to slow the unstoppable
Riley Forrester June 2, 2021

A young man was admitted to a Philadelphia hospital in the early spring of 2020, one of the many patients infected with a new airborne virus...

Byron and Janice: Victory in the fight for educational opportunity
Vivianna Varlack June 2, 2021

When Janice Cato Varlack arrived at George Wingate High School in Brooklyn, NY, only weeks after stepping off the plane from Jamaica, she expected...

Musicians overcome performance anxiety with positive mindset and confidence
Liam Umbs June 2, 2021

“I detest audiences,” said the legendary Canadian pianist Glenn Gould.  Frédéric Chopin, one of the most famous composers and pianists...

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