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Promposals are not always celebrated

Class of 2019 members Katherine Jemas and Kyle Wheeler at the 2019 CHS fashion show, where Wheeler 'promposed' to Jemas

Jordan Durkin and Heather Griffin

May 8, 2020

Prom is one of the highlights of the school year for many high school girls. They fantasize about their dresses, hairstyles, shoes and everything in between. The only thing left to complete their night is the perfect date. In recent years, the “promposal” concept has grown in popularity with teens....

Small school dating brings varying challenges

Survey of 115 students from Jan. 7 to Jan. 14, 2019.

Brigid McCarthy

January 25, 2019

Only 2 percent of marriages in the US are between high school sweethearts, according to Brandon Gaille Marketing. It seems that CHS has beaten the odds, and not only once: several CHS graduates have gone on to marry a former classmate.   Some students find romantic success in CHS’s hallways and meet...

Girls face double standard in relationship age gap

Girls face double standard in relationship age gap

Lauren Spiezia

May 4, 2018

Half your age plus seven. For years, this has been the benchmark to answer the question “how big is too big of an age gap in a relationship?” According to The Independent, the saying dates back to 1901, written in a book by French author Max O’Rell, and was featured in the 1951 play “The Moon is...

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