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To Spain and Back

To Spain and Back

Alona Henig and Rose Lewis
March 14, 2013
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

Over mid-winter break, 17 Community High School students and one Huron High School student traveled to Spain with chaperones Laurel Landrum, Community High School Spanish Teacher and Ko Shih, Ann Arbor Open teacher. After a day in and out of the airports and planes, the students arrived more than exhausted. Runni...

Free Verse Goes Bow-Tie With Ken McGraw

Free Verse Goes Bow-Tie With Ken McGraw

Molly Kraus-Steinmetz, Copy Editor
March 12, 2013
Filed under CREATIVE WRITING, SCHOOL, STUDENT ARTS

For the past 25 years, the posters decorating the walls of Community High School have urged students to submit prose, poetry, short stories and artwork to Judith DeWoskin for entry into Free Verse. But this semester, the posters begging for submissions to the literary magazine have had one major difference....

Depression Awareness

Depression Awareness

Ada Banks and Eva Rosenfeld
March 9, 2013
Filed under SCHOOL, STUDENT LIFE

Passing by Community High School freshman Jessica Rogers* in the hallway, you might notice a spunky and creative girl joking with her friends. What you wouldn’t see is that six months ago, Rogers spent a week in the University of Michigan’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Section, after attempting...

Casey Vs. Judith: Who Can Eat the Most Blazin’ Wings?

Casey Vs. Judith: Who Can Eat the Most Blazin’ Wings?

Fernando Rojo, Multimedia Editor
March 7, 2013
Filed under FRONT PAGE, NEWS, SCHOOL

On Thursday, March 7, 2013, Community High Junior Casey MacDonald and English Teacher Judith DeWoskin each ate three Blazin' hot wings from Buffalo Wild Wings (the hottest spice on the menu), in preparation for their competition to see who can tolerate the most spice.   Read More »...

CHS Athletes Help Raise Money For Strong Kids Campaign

CHS Athletes Help Raise Money For Strong Kids Campaign

Jesse Rubin, Staff
March 3, 2013
Filed under LOCAL, NEWS, SCHOOL

Community High School’s Athletic Tribe or CHAT, as it is called by its members, is a group of Community High students who play sports and meet two Wednesdays a month to discuss the trials and tribulations of their athletic seasons and dine on pizza. But in the month of March they will be hard at work...

A Preview to the CHS Mock Trial Regional Tournament

A Preview to the CHS Mock Trial Regional Tournament

Sophia Camp and Nick Hagopian-Zirkel
March 1, 2013
Filed under SCHOOL

Photos by Sophia Camp This Saturday, the Community High Mock Trial teams will go to their first qualifying tournament of the season at the Washtenaw County Trial Court, and will compete against 12 other teams for the opportunity to move on to the state level. Both the A and B Mock Trial teams have put in months of preparation, polishing their plaintiff and defense sides for competition. At a tournament, all participating teams are ...

Hot Lunch at Community High School

Hot Lunch at Community High School

Emma Sowder and Ella Steiger
February 28, 2013
Filed under FRONT PAGE, NEWS, SCHOOL

As Community High School has become more and more popular as a school, it has to start giving more options to support the needs of more people applying. Community has provided in school cold lunches for two years, but on Tuesday Feb. 12  the choice to buy a hot lunch became available. “It’s a big...

“The New Jim Crow” Book Club

“The New Jim Crow” Book Club

Annabel Weiner and Ella Bourland
February 26, 2013
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

This year Ann Arbor is focusing on race. Because of this spotlight, Community High School history teacher Cindy Haidu-Banks and some students in her Social Justice class are organizing a book club where they will read “The New Jim Crow,” by Michelle Alexander. This book is about the injustices within...

CHS Lottery Slideshow

CHS Lottery Slideshow

Ada Banks
February 14, 2013
Filed under FRONT PAGE, NEWS, SCHOOL

A slideshow capturing eighth graders discovering if they were accepted to Community High School or not. ...

A Bittersweet Day

A Bittersweet Day

Annabel Weiner, Eva Rosenfeld, and Jack Kozicz
February 12, 2013
Filed under FRONT PAGE, NEWS, SCHOOL

“I hate this day because of all the numbers we drew that weren’t going to get in,” said John Boshoven. A record this year of 454 students applied to the Community High School lottery, held on Feb. 12, and 122 got in. The class of 2017 will have 114 students, so they expect at least eight student...

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