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The Ides of Trump

The Ides of Trump

Francisco Fiori
March 15, 2017
Filed under FRONT PAGE

The striking smell of sharpies and markers spread across the third floor as five students from the Social Justice Community Resource class sat behind a table draped with a pink paper tablecloth. On the table sat a pink paper bin with phrases on it like “Freedom of Expression Anybody?” and “Exercise you...

Soul Food Friday Presents Traditional Dishes for Fundraiser

Soul Food Friday Presents Traditional Dishes for Fundraiser

Francisco Fiori
March 13, 2017
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

The smell of collard greens and fried chicken waltzed through the air of Community High’s third floor at 10:15 on March 10. Janelle Johnson, the CHS Black Student Union advisor, circled frantically around the tables in front of Room 300 and instructed members of the BSU to set up for its much-anticip...

CHS Draws Lottery Numbers for Incoming Class of 2021

CHS Draws Lottery Numbers for Incoming Class of 2021

Francisco Fiori
February 23, 2017
Filed under CATEGORY FRONT PAGE, CHS ANNOUNCEMENTS, FRONT PAGE, LOCAL, NEWS, SCHOOL, UNCATEGORIZED

Community High Room 222 had an air of anticipation and excitement on Feb. 22. Jokes were being made and papers were being shuffled, but the administrators in the room knew that they had an important task in front of them. On this Wednesday morning, the CHS administration drew names from two bins f...

Not Just a Part of History

Not Just a Part of History

Francisco Fiori
February 16, 2017
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

The smell of popcorn traveled around the Michigan Theater as the entire Community High School student body made their way to their seats. The students were there to watch the 2014 BET award winning film “Selma,” concerning Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s marches in Selma, Alabama, protesting the ...

Peter and the Starcatcher Sails to Success

Peter and the Starcatcher Sails to Success

Francisco Fiori
December 9, 2016
Filed under A & E, CATEGORY FRONT PAGE, FRONT PAGE, STUDENT ARTS

The music of sea shanties embraced Craft Theater as the audience walked into the theater. The stage was relatively bare, but little did the audience know that they would soon be transported to another world. From Dec. 8-11, CHS’s Community Ensemble Theater (CET) performed “Peter and the Starcatcher,”...

CET Wraps up Tech Week and Prepares to Open the Show

CET Wraps up Tech Week and Prepares to Open the Show

Francisco Fiori
December 7, 2016
Filed under A & E, CATEGORY FRONT PAGE, FRONT PAGE, STUDENT ARTS

The culmination of nearly three months' works is finally here. Community Ensemble Theater’s production of “Peter and the Starcatcher”, a play adapted for the stage by Rick Ellis from the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, will open tomorrow to a full house. The play serves as a prequel to...

Artists and Stoners

Artists and Stoners

Francisco Fiori
December 5, 2016
Filed under OPINION, UNCATEGORIZED

"I think that a lot of times, people see ‘different’ as ‘bad’, and if they don’t take the time to learn what it’s really about, they might dismiss it"

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Life is Pretty Busy

Life is Pretty Busy

Francisco Fiori
November 30, 2016
Filed under 300 WORDS, FEATURES, SERIES

Lauren Opra has always been a helper. She helped the Huron swim team defeat Pioneer her freshman year of high school. Opra had been swimming in her neighborhood pool since she was eight, and she joined the swim team her first year at Huron. The meet was big for her as they had not beaten them in...

Landscape Architects Meet With Community Students to Discuss Redevelopment

Landscape Architects Meet With Community Students to Discuss Redevelopment

Francisco Fiori and Gina Liu
May 25, 2016
Filed under LOCAL, NEWS, SCIENCE

Vivid and bright markers quickly filled blank maps of Kerrytown as students, teachers and Ann Arbor community members were asked what they would change regarding Kerrytown streets, stores and even sidewalks. Around the room were landscape architects from SmithGroupJJR, who supervised and listened to...

Conan Cekola

Conan Cekola

Francisco Fiori and Gina Liu
March 18, 2016
Filed under COMMUNITY HIGH PROFILES

What’s your favorite mural at Community? You know, I’ve been looking a lot at that Beatles one, kind of interesting how it doesn’t have, how it has like only 10 colors in it, but it looks very vibrant. Who are your role models? My role models? So I have to say, Moe, the math teacher, he’s a great guy. ...

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