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Genes in Disease and Symptoms Club Gets Ready for Another Great Year

Genes in Disease and Symptoms Club Gets Ready for Another Great Year

Gina Liu
September 26
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

On Sept. 14, dozens of curious students showed up to learn about basic genetics as well as mainstream topics like lung cancer and depression. This was only the second meeting of the year for the Genes and Diseases Club at Community High School. Senior Catherine Garton, one of the co-presidents of G...

Lottery Day: Seniors Reflect on Getting the News

Lottery Day: Seniors Reflect on Getting the News

Emily Hatch
February 23
Filed under FEATURES

The lottery for the 2016-2017 school year at Community High School of Ann Arbor was held on Feb 9. Every year the numbers are posted and hopeful, current eighth graders swarm to CHS to see whether they were lucky enough to have their number drawn this year. In the last stretch of their senior year,...

Brian Williams, NBC Nightly News Anchor, Suspended for Six Months

Brian Williams, NBC Nightly News Anchor, Suspended for Six Months

Anurima Kumar, Science Editor
February 11
Filed under FRONT PAGE, NEWS, US AND WORLD

He lied about one thing. Brian Williams, anchor host of the NBC Nightly News, was suspended for six months without pay because of his false claims from reporting in the Iraq War. He claimed that the helicopter he was in during a mission in Iraq was shot by an RPG, when it had not. Williams began...

February Halloween Dance

February Halloween Dance

Andreea Serban
February 11
Filed under FRONT PAGE, NEWS, SCHOOL

As the lights dimmed in the Craft Theater, students entered with their creative costumes and enthusiastic energy, and the music started pounding on the speakers. The atmosphere surrounding the dance floor of the the Craft Theater was ecstatic. The students occasionally formed one big circle to dance...

Community High School raises $5438.50 for Food Gatherers

Kate Summers
November 20
Filed under CATEGORY FRONT PAGE, NEWS, SCHOOL

After only two weeks of fundraising, Community High students and staff filed into St. Andrew’s Church to find out how much money the school, as a whole, had raised for local food bank, Food Gatherers. The grand total was $5438.50. For every dollar donated to Food Gatherers, three meals go out into...

Students go to the DeWoskin House to Watch “Easy A”

Students go to the DeWoskin House to Watch “Easy A”

Kate Summers
December 24
Filed under NEWS

On Dec. 13 Judith DeWoskin did something most teachers would never dare to do; she invited her two American Literature classes to her house to watch the film Easy A. Easy A is a modern retelling of Nathanial Hawthorne’s classic The Scarlet Letter. The film follows high school student Olive (Emma Stone). In order to help a friend Olive ...

Sports Talk: Detroit Lions

Sports Talk: Detroit Lions

Danny Langa
October 14
Filed under CATEGORY FRONT PAGE, SPORTS

It’s something that Detroit Lions fans have been waiting for, for what seems like an eternity. The Lions have a winning record. Not only do they have a winning record, they are undefeated. The Lions and the Green Bay Packers are the only two undefeated teams of the 32 in the NFL. These teams are...

Back Lawn Improvements Under Way

Back Lawn Improvements Under Way

Melanie Langa
September 28
Filed under CATEGORY FRONT PAGE, FRONT PAGE, NEWS

Extreme Makeover: Back Lawn Edition. When students came back to school this year they could see the beginnings of what will be a native rain garden and a larger basketball court on school grounds. The rain garden will be located on the southwest corner of the lawn. Its purpose is two-fold: to beautify the ...

Sports in Ann Arbor: September

Sports in Ann Arbor: September

Danny Langa and Fernando Rojo
September 28
Filed under FRONT PAGE, SPORTS

SPORTS IN ANN ARBOR_ SEPTEMBER Sports in Ann Arbor is a monthly podcast by Danny Langa and Fernando Rojo. The podcast mainly discusses prep sports in Ann Arbor, focusing on Huron, Pioneer, and Skyline High School. Tune in every month to hear about different sports and results for a variety of ...

Ecology Club Looks to Hang Bat Houses this Spring

Ecology Club Looks to Hang Bat Houses this Spring

Melanie Langa
March 8
Filed under CATEGORY FRONT PAGE, NEWS

Along with a new class of freshman arriving at Community next fall there could be a crop of very different residents. The CHS ecology club has applied for a grant to fund the building of ten bat houses. Two of these would stay on the Community campus and the other eight would be dispersed around the Ann Arbor area. Building bat houses has been a goal of the ...

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