A student voice.

The Communicator

Anne Thomas

Anne Thomas

Abbie Gaies
February 8
Filed under HUMANS OF COMMUNITY, SERIES

"My forum is just a really special group of students, so I really enjoyed forum this week. We starting thinking about what community service projects we wanted to do this semester. We're thinking of trying to volunteer at Zingerman's, either in their warehouse or maybe with their harvest. We have always...

Community High Gives Back Through Food Gatherers Fundraiser

Community High Gives Back Through Food Gatherers Fundraiser

Nicole Tooley
December 7
Filed under FRONT PAGE, SCHOOL

After a morning of food, stories and games came to an end, Community students made their way across the street to St. Andrew’s Church to present the money they had collected for Food Gatherers. With just a few thousand in donations the in 2009, the first year of the tradition, it has since grown t...

CHS Students Support Team Emma as They “Light the Night”

CHS Students Support Team Emma as They “Light the Night”

Sophia Rosewarne and Bella Yerkes
October 11
Filed under LOCAL, NEWS

Shock swept across the crowd. Team Emma had raised $12,741.60 as of Oct. 8, 2016, when the Leukemia Lymphoma Society (LLS) Light the Night Walk in Ann Arbor took place. Team Emma was the number one fundraiser at the event and the donations towards Team Emma are still increasing. Team Emma fundr...

Pi Day

Pi Day

Gina Liu and Francisco Fiori
March 15
Filed under FRONT PAGE, NEWS, SCHOOL

On March 14, students lined up along the second floor at Community High School, awaiting their sweet surprise. At the end of the long line were tables covered with pies of all shapes, sizes and flavors. Teachers and administrators were behind the tables ready to serve hungry students the variety...

3.1415

3.1415

Andreea Serban and Natalie Potter
March 14
Filed under FRONT PAGE

On Friday, March 13, Community High School’s Math Department took charge of the annual Pi day. Where math teachers, like CHS math teacher Anne Thomas, offered pi (3.14) extra credit points to their students for every pie their students brought in that morning. This year the math department recei...

CHS Students Participate in the Michigan Math Prize Competition, Eat Bagels

CHS Students Participate in the Michigan Math Prize Competition, Eat Bagels

Matty Hack
December 3
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

Before the 17 Community High School (CHS) students took the Michigan Mathematics Prize Competition (MMPC), CHS math teacher Anne Thomas brought in a mound of bagels, cream cheese, and plastic butter knives. Though the MMPC proved to be far more difficult than any math tests administered in CHS classes,...

Calculations and Creativity

Calculations and Creativity

Matty Hack
February 24
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...

Light the Night: A Walk to Cure Cancer

Light the Night: A Walk to Cure Cancer

Eve Kausch and Hannah Hesseltine
November 1
Filed under FRONT PAGE

On Jan. 28, 2008, Community High School’s Anne Thomas received a phone call: “Your daughter has leukemia.”  Shocked, terrified, and worried beyond belief, Thomas and her daughter, Emma Rubenstein, rushed to the emergency room, thinking that a mistake must have been made. Emma was twelve years...

Slam.

Slam.

Hazel O'Neil and Kanako Fujioka
March 29
Filed under CREATIVE WRITING, FRONT PAGE, NEWS, STUDENT ARTS, VIDEO

On March 15, around 150 students, teachers, parents and friends gathered in the Craft theater to witness the preliminary round for the Ann Arbor Youth Poetry Slam and hear some of Community High's incredibly talented poets. The readers competed for a chance to perform at the Ann Arbor Youth Poetry Slam f...

A student voice.
Anne Thomas