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Upperclassmen register to vote for 2020 election

Mary Anne DeVarti visited CHS in the spring of last year and returned on Tuesday.

Bella Reilly

September 26, 2018

CHS students ages 17 and older had the opportunity to register to vote in school on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Mary Anne DeVarti, who visited CHS last May, encouraged anyone who passed by to consider registering. In an effort to get teens voting, DeVarti independently contacts schools, offering her aid. She ...

Teens experience peer pressure through technology

Social media has been proven to contribute to  peer pressure in teens.

Caroline Monaghan

September 15, 2017

The pressure we feel comes from much more than solely our peers. TV shows, movies and social media apps like Snapchat and Instagram create internal pressure for teenagers. But peer pressure is not a constant negative, nor does it function the way one sees in the movies. The National Center on Addiction and Substan...

Why today’s teen aren’t getting enough sleep: Stress

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Andrew Wang

September 15, 2017

When it comes time to tuck in at night, experts say we need eight to 10 hours of sleep every night – and too few of us are getting it. According to The National Sleep Foundation, or NSF, as of February 2015, adolescents should be hitting somewhere between the eight and 10 hours mark Instead, ...

Why today’s teens aren’t getting enough sleep: Technology

Technology has been proven to affect sleep patterns, especially in teens.

Alexis Colucci

September 15, 2017

Phones plugged into bedside outlets, televisions blaring at nighttime and laptops dinging with notifications come as nothing new to teens. Neither is the lack of sleep that tech can cause. Technology impacts the vast majority of teens, with more than three quarters of teens having access to cellpho...

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