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Gender associations with reading impact ‘shelf’ esteem in children

Gender associations with reading impact ‘shelf’ esteem in children

Caroline Monaghan

March 15, 2019


Filed under Opinion

We are too young to remember the days our parents spent reading to us as children, when we got lost in the maze of the Barnes & Noble kids section. But, we were not too young to internalize the gender associations with reading that extend beyond our bedrooms and bookstores. Gender associations with re...

Writer’s Club turns ‘Book Nook’ into ‘Dead Poets Library’

Writer’s Club turns ‘Book Nook’ into ‘Dead Poets Library’

Khushi Kadakia

March 2, 2018


Filed under Arts

This spring semester brings students new classes, new teachers and a new library. Writers’ Club, advised by English teacher Kathryn Diver, will transform the CHS library, known as the “Book Nook,” into “The Dead Poets’ Library.” The library and its existing books and shelves will move f...

Students overwhelmed with work, left without time to read

Students overwhelmed with work, left without time to read

Michelle Moroses

November 13, 2017


Filed under Arts

It’s no surprise that many CHS students love reading. After all, if you want to write, you have to read first. As a whole, many teenagers drop reading independently as they grow older. A study done by Scholastic in 2013 reported a 34 percent decline from ages 9 to 17 in children who regularly read ...

Students ‘book it’ to the new Book Nook

Andrew Wang

January 10, 2016


Filed under News

Last year, then-sophomore Shannon Bradley of Keyport decided that the Book Nook “was really a mess” and wanted to do something about it. “There were books everywhere stacked precariously on all of the shelves. Some stacks looked like they could fall at any minute. So, I decided to start changing...

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