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A Bombastic Trip to the Biological Station

A Bombastic Trip to the Biological Station

Ella Steiger and Lily York
March 22
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

After finally arriving in Pellston, Michigan on Friday March 8, the Community High School Ecology Club sat around a fire in the common room of the dorms at the University of Michigan Biological Station. This was the first overnight trip taken by the Eco Club. Following the hours of snowball fights and...

Change in the Air at Public Education Forum

Change in the Air at Public Education Forum

Graham Gerdes, Reporter, Staff
March 20
Filed under LOCAL, NEWS, SCHOOL

On Monday, March 11, superintendents, teachers, staff workers, parents and even a few state senators filed into the Little Theater at Pioneer High School to discuss the future of public education in Michigan. The evening was structured as a public forum. Panelists from the State Board of Education incl...

CET’s Julius Caesar Opens March 21

CET’s Julius Caesar Opens March 21

Lily York
March 18
Filed under A & E, NEWS, SCHOOL, STUDENT ARTS

On the second floor ledge of Community High , there is almost always a group of Community Ensemble Theater (CET) kids collecting before rehearsal. They almost always have work to do and preparations to make, but they also grow close and bond over hanging out here, using their breaks in the day for ...

AAPS Students Make Their Voices Heard at Board of Education Meeting

AAPS Students Make Their Voices Heard at Board of Education Meeting

Molly Kraus-Steinmetz, Copy Editor
March 18
Filed under ART, NEWS, SCHOOL, STUDENT ARTS

At 7 p.m.Wednesday evening, March 13, the Ann Arbor Board of Education met on the fourth floor of the Ann Arbor District Library to discuss proposed measures for reducing costs for the 2013-2014 school year. And they were not alone. The meeting was well attended, with parents, students and advocacy groups...

Celebrating Pi Day

Celebrating Pi Day

Annabel Weiner
March 14
Filed under FRONT PAGE, NEWS, SCHOOL

Photos by Sophia Camp “I feel that everyone needs a holiday and this is the only math holiday that’s celebrated everywhere. So it’s fun just to kind of be a nerdy math person on pi day,” said math teacher Craig Levin. On March 14, or 3/14, Community High School students bake or buy pies ...

To Spain and Back

To Spain and Back

Alona Henig and Rose Lewis
March 14
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
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
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
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
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...

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