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Reflection and Anticipation as CHS Class of 2017 Celebrates Graduation

Reflection and Anticipation as CHS Class of 2017 Celebrates Graduation

Mary DeBona, Grace Jensen, KT Meono, and Megan Syer, Staff
June 8, 2017
Filed under FRONT PAGE, NEWS, SCHOOL

Jazz music echoed throughout Rackham Auditorium as family members and friends gathered for the graduation of the class of 2017 at Community High School (CHS) on Wed. June 6, 2017. At 7:00 p.m., teachers from CHS made their way down the aisle to their seats, followed by the graduating class. On sta...

39th Annual Burns Park Run

39th Annual Burns Park Run

Ava Millman
May 10, 2017
Filed under LOCAL, NEWS, SPORTS

The brisk air and clear skies made for ideal running weather on Sunday, May 7, as over 1,000 runners and volunteers gathered at the corner of Wells St. and Baldwin Ave. in Ann Arbor’s Burns Park neighborhood to commence the 39th annual Burns Park Run. Runners were given the option of either ...

CET Performs at Water Hill Music Festival: Photos

CET Performs at Water Hill Music Festival: Photos

Grace Jensen, Photography Editor
May 8, 2017
Filed under CATEGORY FRONT PAGE, FRONT PAGE, SCHOOL

On May 7 at a student's residence on Fountain Street, Ann Arbor, a group from Community Ensemble Theater performed a selection of songs from their spring musical Fiddler on the Roof. The front lawn was crowded with viewers, spilling out onto the street and the opposing sidewalk. Quinn Strassel, CET d...

Science, Arts, and Letters Night

Science, Arts, and Letters Night

Isaac McKenna
May 3, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Students, parents, and teachers mingled in the halls of Community High School on April 27 for Science, Arts, and Letters (SAL) Night, as the sounds of masterful music traveled throughout the rooms. The night had exhibits of some of Community’s best science projects and writing publications, as wel...

Shorts on the Ledge 2017

Shorts on the Ledge 2017

Ruby Taylor and Avani Carter
May 1, 2017
Filed under NEWS, POETRY

Community High School's annual poetry reading Shorts on the Ledge happened on Tuesday, April 25, during Forum time in Craft Theatre. This annual reading originally started on the second floor ledge near the main office. Poets would stand on the ledge, and people would come clog up the hallway and watch....

Silence Speaks Louder Than Words

Silence Speaks Louder Than Words

Sacha Verlon
April 24, 2017
Filed under NEWS, UNCATEGORIZED, US AND WORLD

The effects of derogatory LGBT phrases and name-calling goes even further than harming the recipient. In many cases, it suppresses the individual into keeping quiet about their struggle, therefore suppressing the LGBT rights movement. That is what the Day of Silence hopes to spread; harassing people for...

Community High School’s Blood Drive Returns

Community High School’s Blood Drive Returns

Zane Jones
April 24, 2017
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

Students, staff and strangers trickled in and out of craft theater on Thursday, April 20, to donate blood. Student volunteers manned the check-in table on the second floor. "The students were excited to be helping out with the cause," said Morraina Tuzinsky, CHS freshman and Thomas forum member. ...

Custodians Honored on Second Floor

Custodians Honored on Second Floor

Alexandra Hobrecht and Grace Jensen
March 31, 2017
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL, UNCATEGORIZED

Students gathered around large, paper hearts on Friday, March 31 on the second floor of Community High School to write messages for the school's custodians. Each heart represented one of the custodians and featured their name in the center. The idea was set up by eight members of Forum Council, alon...

The Men Controlling the Nation’s Health Care

The Men Controlling the Nation’s Health Care

Sonja Benjamins-Carey
March 31, 2017
Filed under UNCATEGORIZED, US AND WORLD

The House Freedom Caucus is a group of 40 Republican congressmen who stopped Paul Ryan's healthcare bill from passing through congress, saying the bill didn't repeal enough of the Affordable Care Act.   In an interview with CNBC, Caucus member Ted Yoho said, “If we don’t repeal [the ACA]...

The 55th Ann Arbor Film Festival in a Jiffy

The 55th Ann Arbor Film Festival in a Jiffy

Sacha Verlon
March 29, 2017
Filed under LOCAL, NEWS

This past week has seen a variety of quirky, funny, serious and enlightening experimental films come through the Michigan Theatre and various other locations in Ann Arbor. The Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF), the oldest experimental film festival in North America, wrapped up its six day program this pa...

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