Month: February 2013

S***, C***, F***, and other words I’m not allowed to say

In the past, our school has performed several controversial winter musicals, such as The Producers and A Little Night Music.  We have displayed sex scenes, cross-dressing, and even swastikas to entertain the audience. Compared to past years, this winter’s musical…

Visiting the Virtual High School

March is approaching, a time not only known for its lack of school holidays, but also of class scheduling for the coming year. Recently the Virtual High School courses have become more relevant in the class scheduling process. VHS is…

It is an AP French revolution!

The French Advanced Placement (AP) course has a completely new worldwide program and curriculum. The new program includes guest speakers, French pen pals and a variety of projects and films. It focuses more on interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational communication, both…

The JSA experience: Winter Congress

On  Thursday, February 7th, a troupe of CCHS students traveled by plane to the nation’s capital, Washington D.C., to attend the Junior State of America Winter Congress conference over the weekend. The ten students, myself included, are members of the…

The freshmen face midyears

Part of being a freshmen is going through midyear exams; a prospect that made many current freshmen very nervous. Their fears can be narrowed down to two main issues.  The first was studying. One student said, “I kept wondering if…

CC cheerleaders winter season

Did you know that the CCHS cheerleaders cheer for the girls’ basketball team as well as the boy’s basketball team in the winter season? Victoria Fadden ’14 comments that it was “awkward initially, but it gets better throughout the game.”…

New Teacher: Tracie Dunn

Welcome, Mrs. Tracie Dunn! This may be a little delayed, but one reason why our new art teacher, Mrs. Dunn, has not been in the spotlight is because she actually is one of the teachers in Rivers and Revolutions. She…

Oscars 2013: The Academy’s picks

On Thursday, January 10th, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its nominations for the 85th Academy Awards, which will air on Sunday, February 24th. As the day of the show approaches, moviegoers worldwide are heading to cinemas…