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Smart Start

Smart Start

Ava Millman and WM. Henry Schirmer
March 10, 2017
Filed under LOCAL, NEWS, SCHOOL

7:30 a.m. ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN The parking lot at Community High School is almost full and the sun has yet to come over the horizon. Students slowly migrate across the asphalt toward the north west door with an all too familiar tired daze lining their faces. Junior Katy Pasquariello is one of the blank...

LGBT Guidelines Promoting Inclusive School Environment Approved by the Michigan Board of Education

LGBT Guidelines Promoting Inclusive School Environment Approved by the Michigan Board of Education

Zoe Lubetkin
September 28, 2016
Filed under LOCAL, NEWS

  In a 6-2 vote on Wednesday, Sept. 14, the Michigan Board of Education voted to approve new guidelines encouraging inclusive actions to ensure that LGBT students have a safe and accepting school setting.    The approved document outlines actions to be taken in schools across Michigan to ...

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, 2016
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...

University of Michigan

University of Michigan

Alexandra Hobrecht and Kate Burns
October 23, 2015
Filed under COLLEGE VISITS, UNCATEGORIZED

The University of Michigan college visit was Oct. 12. Programs Offered Architecture and Urban Planning, Art and Design, Business, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Information, Kinesiology, Law, LSA (Literature, Science and Arts), Medicine, Music, Theatre, and Dance, Natural Resources and Environme...

Is watching movies in class worth it?

Is watching movies in class worth it?

Natalie Bullock
June 4, 2015
Filed under FEATURES

A narrator rambled on as Suephia Saam, a freshman at Community High School, watched pictures of famous moments in world history flash across the projector screen. The history film felt never ending to Saam; her eyes drooped and her yawns became longer as the movie progressed. Watching movies in class...

Food Allergies in and out of School

Food Allergies in and out of School

Kate Burns
February 6, 2015
Filed under FEATURES

Sophia Klein, as a fifth grader, was at her neighbor’s house on New Year’s Eve. She took a bite of the sweet piece of baklava that she held in her hand. Just ten minutes later Klein’s throat started itching, and her eyes began to swell. She walked home as her throat itched more, her eyes swelled...

Student receives long-awaited acceptance to Community High School

Student receives long-awaited acceptance to Community High School

Griffin Roy, Journalist
January 16, 2015
Filed under FEATURES

When Matthew Ferraro picked up his phone on Tuesday, Dec. 9 to read his texts, he did not expect to be receiving any big news. He checked a message from his father, and without warning, emotions flooded in and back out as tears as he cried with joy; he had finally been accepted to Community High School....

The Community High School Internship Program

The Community High School Internship Program

Ella Mosher
December 24, 2014
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

Last week, Danelle Mosher, Ed Kulka, Marci Tuzinsky and several other Community High School (CHS) teachers met to discuss a new internship program that CHS will be piloting second semester. The program was suggested by a group of students from the University of Michigan called rEDesign that hopes to...

States for the Huron River Rats

States for the Huron River Rats

Michael Cadigan
November 14, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

The familiar, satisfying thwack! of the ball connecting with the strings of a racquet resounds across the court. However, it is muted by the cheers, the shouts and the other games being played on neighboring tennis courts. The stage is the 2014 statewide high school tennis championships. Here in thi...

The Homework App – The Modern Planner

The Homework App – The Modern Planner

Ella Mosher
October 23, 2014
Filed under STUDENT LIFE

On the second day of school, Community High School sophomore, Kelsey Albig, sat in her room brainstorming ways to be more organized this school year. She hated planners and had trouble with forgetting homework in the past, so she knew she needed a change. On a whim, she searched “homework app” in...

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