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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
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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
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
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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
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
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...

Jazz Musician Backgrounds

Jazz Musician Backgrounds

Cameron McLaren
January 23
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL, STUDENT LIFE

Community High School is known for having a spectacular Jazz program.  Jazz takes a more creative twist on the band programs found in other schools, making it attractive to those who enjoy that style.  But what does it take to play jazz and what are the backgrounds of successful musicians? Sophomore...

Community High School’s MLK Assembly

Community High School’s MLK Assembly

Claire Fendrick, Aly Reynolds, and Rose Lewis
January 17
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

On Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, Community High students and guest speakers gathered in Saint Andrew’s church to recognize and appreciate Martin Luther King Jr Day. Several students read poems they had written by famous speakers, including Eric Bayless-Hall, who opened up the performances at the beginni...

Multi Culti Timelapse: Cindy H Banks

Multi Culti Timelapse: Cindy H Banks

December 18
Filed under SCHOOL, VIDEO

In preparation for Multi Culti, members of the Haidu-Banks Forum transform room 305 into "The Lickety Split", 1920's ice cream parlor.   Short TL Multi Culti from The Communicator on Vimeo....

Multi-Culti 2012

Multi-Culti 2012

Kate Summres
December 6
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

On Tuesday Nov. 29 CHS students, staff and alumni gathered to feast at Community High's annual Multi-Cultural food fair. This year the CHS staff decided to go more low key on the decorations, to avoid having as much waste as years past.   ...

Community High School raises $5438.50 for Food Gatherers

Kate Summers
November 20
Filed under CATEGORY FRONT PAGE, NEWS, SCHOOL

After only two weeks of fundraising, Community High students and staff filed into St. Andrew’s Church to find out how much money the school, as a whole, had raised for local food bank, Food Gatherers. The grand total was $5438.50. For every dollar donated to Food Gatherers, three meals go out into...

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