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Totally tubular: Seniors maintain their Spirit Week lead

Fall Spirit Week Day 4 event is a candy-themed relay race, while Seniors keep the first place spot.

Kara Gallagher

October 29, 2020

Fall Spirit Week continued on Thursday, Oct. 29 when students got a blast from the past.With the “Decades Day” theme, each class was assigned a different era to dress in the style of. The in-person event was a Candy Relay Race and the virtual event was a Jackbox Murder Trivia Party. Teams of four ...

Spirit week continues on day three with scavenger hunt

Fall Spirit Week Day 3 event is a virtual scavenger hunt which  tightened scores.

Emma Barofsky

October 28, 2020

On Wednesday, Oct. 28, students dressed up in a high school stereotype for day three of Fall Spirit Week. Since all students remotely attended school, they needed to submit photos of their outfits in order to earn points for their grade. After school, Cohorts A and B worked together on completing a s...

Students participate in annual costume contest on day two of Spirit Week

Fall Spirit Week 2020 celebrates Halloween with Cohort A during the  annual Halloween parade.

Lana Tomchuk

October 28, 2020

Fall Spirit Week continued on Tuesday, Oct. 27 as the in-person students celebrated Halloween with the annual costume parade and contest.  The costume contest consisted of the usual categories of “best overall,” “funniest,” “scariest,” “best group/pair” and “most original.” This ye...

Fall Spirit Week Kicks Off with Kahoot

Fall Spirit Week 2020 starts off with a Kahoot after weather does not corporate with the planned event.

Ryan Lemberger

October 26, 2020

Fall Spirit Week kicked off Monday Oct. 26 looking a little different than usual. The theme was “Monochrome Monday,” where students dressed in one solid color and the lunchtime event was a Kahoot challenge to test students on their general knowledge. The SGA had a plan to host an event called ...

Two is better than one: Wheeler joins forces with Clevenger as senior class advisors

Chemistry teacher Erin Wheeler joins the senior class as an additional advisor for their last year.

Isabella Ji

October 21, 2020

With coronavirus fears halting senior class advisor Ginny Clevenger from returning to CHS, chemistry teacher Erin Wheeler volunteered to be the in-school advisor for the senior class during the 2020-2021 school year. Clevenger was the sole advisor for the Class of 2021 for the past three years. ...

CHS starts in-person learning on Oct. 5

The MCVSD school district opts for a virtual September schedule after an August 28th update.  However is switching to a hybrid schedule for October. https://unsplash.com/license

Beatrice Karron

October 9, 2020

After seven months without students roaming the hallways of CHS, in-person classes resumed on Oct. 5 under a hybrid schedule. But with the student body divided into alternating cohorts and assigned seating in every class and even at lunch, it was anything but a “normal” first day of school. It w...

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CHS senior Erin Carr of Wall has her temperature checked by math teacher Paula Gilligan as she enters the building at the start of school on
Oct 9. Thermometers and online health questionnaires are part of the “new normal” brought about by the global COVID-19 outbreak.

October 9, 2020

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Coronavirus causes concerns for clubs

The Junior State of America (JSA), which held the mock Democratic primary debate shown here, is one of the clubs not able to officially continue this school year.

Ella Lukowiak

October 9, 2020

COVID-19 has taken a toll on society, leaving people trying to find a way to assert a new normal in a world that is anything but that. With the start of September, CHS and schools all around the world have been trying to discern what will be best for their students and staff this school year. Through...

Students return to school under hybrid schedule

CHS welcomes students back to school for the first time since March. https://unsplash.com/license

Emma Barofsky

October 8, 2020

On Monday, Oct. 5, CHS began its hybrid schedule, and students were able to take in-person classes for the first time since March. On Monday and Tuesday, students in Cohort A were able to physically attend school, while students in Cohort B went to CHS on Thursday and Friday. Several students fee...

Seniors can now take the SAT at CHS

CHS will now be able to administer the SAT to Seniors to help with college admissions. https://unsplash.com/license

Nicola DeGregorio

October 2, 2020

On Oct. 14, CHS will administer the SAT to seniors.  According to the College Board, tests from the months of March through July were canceled due to the coronavirus, making it difficult for the Class of 2021 to take the exam. This year, the PSAT, generally taken by freshmen, sophomores and juniors wi...

Students elect new class councils virtually

Students elect new class councils virtually. https://unsplash.com/license

Kristen Gallagher

October 2, 2020

Class council elections for the 2020-2021 school year took place virtually on Sept. 26. Ten students per grade were on the final ballot, each hoping to fill one of the five council positions for their respective grades.  Instead of the usual promotions, such as hanging posters, passing out baked go...

MCVSD shifts to fully remote learning for September

The MCVSD school district has made the hard decision of returning to school remotely in September. https://unsplash.com/license

Rebecca Heath

September 2, 2020

On Friday, Aug. 28, 11 days before students in the MCVSD were set to return to classrooms using a hybrid in-person schedule, Superintendent Dr. Charles Ford sent out a letter announcing that due to staffing issues, the district will begin the school year fully remote.  “We have created a plan that the Board of ...

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