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DV Council encourages film submissions

Shannon Damiano

November 21, 2016

The council discussed upcoming film festival due dates for club members. They encouraged club members to continue submitting their work in festivals. Music videos, which was the club's monthly theme, will be due by the end of November. October's theme, the 5x5 autobiographical videos, were all uploaded...

Sophomore Council works on Wreaths Across America

Marissa Ho

November 19, 2016

The Sophomore Council discussed its volunteer project, Wreaths Across America. Eight wreaths have been sponsored by CHS faculty and students. The forms for the wreaths are due on Nov. 28. For every two wreaths that are sponsored at CHS, Wreaths Across America will sponsor one. The wreaths can be bought ...

Lit Mag preps for latest round of layout

Marissa Ho

November 14, 2016

Students read pieces from the previous meeting's prompt, which was "magic." Pieces featured stories about a clock, a poem about eggs and other topics related to the prompt. Lit Mag is currently working on the layout for the next issue and expects to publish before Thanksgiving break. The prompt for the next...

Skills welcomes new NTHS members and prepares for Career Day

Ebenezer Shim

November 5, 2016

The meeting began with the council thanking everyone who helped coordinate a successful Halloween Dance on Oct. 28. The dance raised $620 for the club. The next event for SkillsUSA is Career Day, and the council hopes to finalize speakers by Nov. 9. More opportunities to help out at Career Day include...

Sophomore Council preps for Spirit Week and future fundraising

Marissa Ho

October 28, 2016

During this week’s meeting, the sophomore council and students discussed Fall Spirit Week, breakfast sales and a community service project. Students signed up for Spirit Week events, and those interested in participating but were unable to make it to the meeting may contact a council member or one...

Freshmen Council meets to begin first preparations for the year

Neil Estrada

October 28, 2016

The Freshmen Class Council held a private meeting on Oct. 25 regarding Spirit Week plans, fundraising, T-shirt delivery times and communication with the class. The delivery time for class T-shirts is not yet determined. One idea to communicate better with the class was a Freshmen Council Instagram or...

DV Club focuses on new projects ahead

Shannon Damiano

October 24, 2016

The DV Club meeting was focused on wrapping up current projects and looking ahead to new ones. The current projects club members are working on, their 5x5s and autobiographies, are due Oct. 31. At the next meeting, set for Nov. 1, the council will announce the next project. The council also encouraged...

SGA finalizes rules and logistics for upcoming Fall Spirit Week

Samara Ghali

October 24, 2016

The Student Government Association (SGA) has a lot on their plate with Fall Spirit Week only a week away. The council members discussed the logistics for Penny Wars, a Fall Spirit Week tradition that lasts the duration of the week and serves as both a competition and fundraiser. The primary focus of...

Lit Mag looking for final submissions

Marissa Ho

October 24, 2016

Lit Mag members read pieces from the prompt “Flight." Submissions are due by midnight tonight. Next week’s prompt is “Alibi” and will be discussed during next week’s meeting on Oct. 31.

Junior Council prepares for Fall Spirit Week

Marie Schobel

October 21, 2016

The Class of 2018 held a mandatory meeting regarding their Spirit Week strategies and ideas. The junior class is preparing for a big win in the lunchtime activities and having 100 percent participation every day in dress code. They also reminded the class to donate to exit sales held every other Thursday,...

SkillsUSA works to address participation issue

Ebenezer Shim

October 20, 2016

SkillsUSA met today to focus on four major topics: volunteering, the Halloween Dance, Career Day and competition assignments. The club has not yet earned enough money for competitions, and all members will now be required to sell an entertainment book. The need for volunteers was also addressed, and...

NHS welcomes newest members

Samara Ghali

October 20, 2016

The National Honor Society (NHS) welcomed its newest members from the junior and senior classes. Adviser Justine Lane reviewed the requirements for maintaining a membership to NHS, which included four service hours that must be turned in monthly. The date for the formal induction ceremony is set for...

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