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CHS is United on a Heartfelt Opening Day

CHS is United on a Heartfelt Opening Day

Natalie Potter and Sophia Camp
September 9, 2014
Filed under FRONT PAGE, LOCAL, NEWS, SCHOOL

As jazz music and loud chattering filled the sanctuary at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, students filed into the pews for the opening day ceremony on September 2nd beginning the 2014-2015 school year. With the fading of the music, emcees Isaac Scobey-Thal and Mitesh Patel introduced the first speaker...

Eating Zingerman’s With The President

Eating Zingerman’s With The President

Fernando Rojo and Sophia Simon
June 3, 2014
Filed under FRONT PAGE, NEWS, SCHOOL, US AND WORLD

We overheard a conversation between the members of the secret service and Zingerman’s employees talking about President Barack Obama’s arrival. They told everyone to keep the news of Mr. Obama eating at Zingerman’s off of social media for fear that the place would be swarmed. We overheard them...

The Heels Came Off: CHS Prom 2014

The Heels Came Off: CHS Prom 2014

Sophia Camp, Editor
June 3, 2014
Filed under FRONT PAGE, NEWS, SCHOOL

Yesterday night, Community High School (CHS) hosted its annual Junior/Senior Prom at the Student Ballroom on the campus of Eastern Michigan University. The theme was Renaissance and the lobby was equipped with an inflatable archery stand and live jazz from CHS students. The ballroom was dimly lit...

An Adventure in FOS 4: The Rube Goldberg Machine

An Adventure in FOS 4: The Rube Goldberg Machine

Sophia Werthmann
May 6, 2014
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

When senior Oren Steiner was in third grade, he went to a Rube Goldberg summer camp, unbeknownst to the fact that he would later apply his skills in school. A Rube Goldberg machine, named after the man who invented it, is various random pieces that are combined to have an end objective of doing an easy...

Sean Jacobi Wins Best in Show

Sean Jacobi Wins Best in Show

Alona Shewach
April 14, 2014
Filed under LOCAL, NEWS, SCHOOL

Photographs by Sean Jacobi They/Them/Theirs used as a singular pronoun The Potential art show was judged this past weekend, and Community’s own Sean Jacobi won the top award. Potential is an annual event at the Ann Arbor Art Center, which was co-sponsored by the Neutral Zone this year. Works ...

An Afternoon With Michael Weiss

An Afternoon With Michael Weiss

Erez Dessel
April 8, 2014
Filed under MUSIC, SCHOOL, STUDENT LIFE

On a Friday afternoon, the last day of school before spring break, the CHS jazz room was unusually filled with students. School was already out, but the students in Community’s jazz program were staying behind for a master class with jazz pianist Michael Weiss, who is currently the pianist in the Villa...

Winter Weather Hits Ann Arbor Hard

Winter Weather Hits Ann Arbor Hard

Sophia Werthmann
February 27, 2014
Filed under LOCAL, NEWS, SCHOOL

During many days of the 2014 winter, an important winter necessity has been missing from the shelves of many stores in Ann Arbor – salt. “We have been out for a while, we just got some in this morning, and it’s all sold out,” one Ann Arbor Meijer employee said. The explanation for the salt shortage...

Calculations and Creativity

Calculations and Creativity

Matty Hack
February 24, 2014
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

“Math tests” and “fun” do not always go hand and hand for high schoolers. Yet on February 4, 2014, dozens of students across the Ann Arbor Public Schools chose to take the annual American Math Competition [AMC]. Unlike an everyday math test, everybody who took the AMC did so voluntarily. Excep...

Behind the Adventure Time Mural

Behind the Adventure Time Mural

Matty Hack and Nick Stevens
February 6, 2014
Filed under ART, NEWS, SCHOOL, STUDENT ARTS

Community High School may be unique among Ann Arbor high schools in the presence of murals along most of the walls, but senior Kiley Sullivan thinks there’s still room for improvement. “I figured, it’s the art hallway, so there should probably be some art on the walls, because there’s a limited a...

Martin Luther King Jr. Assembly Emphasizes the Importance of Living his Dream

Martin Luther King Jr. Assembly Emphasizes the Importance of Living his Dream

Eve Kausch, Matty Hack, and Hannah Hesseltine
January 20, 2014
Filed under FRONT PAGE, NEWS, SCHOOL

Jazz music and warm air welcomed Community High students to St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church on Thursday, Jan. 16 for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. assembly, ringing in another year of celebration in his name. This year’s theme was acknowledging Dr. King’s unfinished dream and how it applies t...

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