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History teacher Thomas Ross, who has been a teacher for 22 years, is retiring
at the end of the school year.

Ross reflects on his time spent teaching

Justin Longo June 16, 2022

After over two decades in education and a six-year tenure at Communications High School, beloved history teacher Thomas Ross is retiring at the end of the school year.   Ross began teaching high school...

Clevenger creates strong CHS connections and athletes with her tradition of hanging college flags in the fitness room.

Clevenger raises the flags to build strong connection with CHS

Will McHale November 24, 2021

Virginia “Ginny” Clevenger became a gym teacher at Communications High School when it opened in 2000 and has seen more of its students pass through its halls than practically anyone else. “They...

CHS welcomes new English teacher Anne Kelterborn.

New English teacher comes to CHS, replaces Diver

Brigid McCarthy October 9, 2020

Anne Kelterborn has held many titles throughout her life: farm girl, college student, prep cook, community volunteer. ‘English teacher,’ however, wasn’t one she was seeking out — at least, not...

Woolley poses in front of a defaced mural of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad while covering the Iraq War in 2005.

Woolley: from newsroom to classroom

Emily Toro November 21, 2018

“I have always wanted to teach from the very first time I was in a newsroom,” said journalism teacher Wayne Woolley. CHS recently hired Woolley in September of the 2018-19 school year. Before...

CHS is one school within the MCVSD that offers night school.

Teachers work second jobs to make ends meet

Madison Beekman and Riley Forrester June 15, 2018

After radio teacher Bill Bengle takes off his headphones and closes the radio studio at the end of the school year, he starts a summer full of painting and repairs for MCVSD. Bengle is one of many teachers...

Physics teacher gives the equation for good career

Physics teacher gives the equation for good career

Brigid Garrett February 24, 2017

Steve Godkin explains how he started teaching physics and what his job is truly like.

Journalism teacher Andi Mulshine began teaching at CHS after her own career in journalism.

Mulshine’s passion is journalism

Evan Kuo December 22, 2016

The job description of a journalist is simple: find the facts and report the truth. But the varied experiences, both positive and negative – some downright frightening – make the job a constant thrill,...

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