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Spork Game: The Beginning

Spork Game: The Beginning

Sophia Werthmann, Co-Editor-In-Chief
February 25, 2016
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

The Spork Game is a Community High tradition. If you touch a person with your spork when he isn't holding his directly in his hand, you have successfully sporked someone, and removed them from play. This year, the game began on Feb. 23 and the majority of seniors signed up to participate. Alre...

Changing Pace

Changing Pace

Mira Simonton-Chao
February 22, 2016
Filed under LOCAL, SCHOOL

Superintendent Jeanice Swift, with her hands folded in front of her, stands on the yellow bathed Huron high school stage with a handful of members of the Ann Arbor Public School (AAPS) Board of Education seated beside her. This is the view seen from row after row in the dimly lit auditorium during ye...

FutureStars Finals Captivates Audience for the 14th Time with Raw Talent

FutureStars Finals Captivates Audience for the 14th Time with Raw Talent

Anurima Kumar and Taylor Tucker-Gray
January 27, 2016
Filed under FRONT PAGE, SCHOOL, STUDENT ARTS, STUDENT LIFE, UNCATEGORIZED

“SOLD OUT” signs were plastered on the doors of Pioneer High School. Security guards, screaming students and sparkling performers all gathered at the school on Saturday, Jan. 23  for the 14th Annual FutureStars Finals competition. A steady trickle of friends, parents and other enthusiasts filled Schreiber auditorium. The lights flickered an...

The CHS MLK Assembly Brings New and Old Voices

The CHS MLK Assembly Brings New and Old Voices

Matty Hack, Anurima Kumar, and Sophia Werthmann
January 18, 2016
Filed under FRONT PAGE, NEWS, SCHOOL

As the high school students entered St. Andrews, young children were already seated facing them. Nyah Sclassie opened the assembly with a poem, and the emcees—Clarence Collins, Elonah Kirk, Ken Simpson and Eva Rosenfeld—officially began the assembly, and introduced the theme: Youth and the P...

Dec. 8 Poetry Reading

Dec. 8 Poetry Reading

Sophia Werthmann
December 27, 2015
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

On Dec. 8, Community High students and staff gathered in the craft theatre for the Poetry Reading which covered many topics including politics, gun violence, one’s name, love and hate. Eve Zikmund-Fisher was one of the poets who read a poem concerning politics. “I’m getting really scared about...

Food Gatherers and Multi Culti 2015

Food Gatherers and Multi Culti 2015

Matthew Ferraro and Sophia Rosewarne
November 25, 2015
Filed under CHS ANNOUNCEMENTS, FRONT PAGE, LOCAL, NEWS, SCHOOL

Audio: https://soundcloud.com/chscommunicator/food-gatherersmulti-culti-assembly Audio breakdown: 0:00 Presentation of forum fundraising efforts 9:21-10:18 Total amount raised announced 10:53-11:27 Mary Schlitt's speech 12:12-21:55 Dean Marci's speech 22:05 Avery Farmer's poem 24:00 Introduction of ...

Community Ensemble Theater Prepares For Its First Show of the Season

Community Ensemble Theater Prepares For Its First Show of the Season

Isabel Ratner
November 11, 2015
Filed under A & E, ART, CHS ANNOUNCEMENTS, HAPPENINGS, LOCAL, SCHOOL, STUDENT ARTS, STUDENT LIFE, UNCATEGORIZED

Community Ensemble Theater’s fall play Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind, is being put on this coming weekend. It is unlike anything CET has ever put on. The show consists of 50, two-minute plays that will be performed by a cast of about 48 students. Unlike most plays that have specified order ...

CHS Jazz Welcomes Dave Liebman

CHS Jazz Welcomes Dave Liebman

Ellen Reed
October 26, 2015
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

On Wednesday, Oct. 14, Community High Jazz students gathered in Craft Theater for a master class. The guest? Soprano saxophonist, Dave Liebman. Liebman, who celebrated his 69th birthday last month, is a first time visitor to the CHS Jazz program as part of the guest artist series. Liebman has been...

News Summary: October 21st, 2015

News Summary: October 21st, 2015

Matthew Ferraro, Co-Editor in Chief
October 21, 2015
Filed under LOCAL, NEWS, SCHOOL, US AND WORLD

Weekly news updates and summaries, posted every Wednesday.   World New York Times Article After a decade of Conservative rule in Canada, the Liberal party delivered a stunning rout in Monday’s federal election. The new Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, son of former Prime Minister P...

Club Fair Provides Students With Accessible Participation

Club Fair Provides Students With Accessible Participation

Jasper Anderson
October 5, 2015
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

As the loud campaigning to join clubs intensifies, one thing is for sure: Community High School is not short of enthusiastic and involved students. Community offers a wide variety of clubs and extracurriculars. On Sept. 18, the club fair took place in the second floor Craft Theatre. It was a place...

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