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Field Day 2013

Field Day 2013

Kate Summers, Sofia Kromis, and Eva Rosenfeld

May 24, 2013


Filed under FRONT PAGE, NEWS, SCHOOL

Field Day is one of the rare instances where athleticism meets Community High. At a school where the closest thing to varsity sports is the ultimate frisbee team, it’s unexpected that forums should gear up in matching shirts and war paint, ready for the day’s events and hungry for competition....

FOS 4 Students Rock the Roller Coast

FOS 4 Students Rock the Roller Coast

Kate Summers and Annabel Weiner

May 18, 2013


Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL, VIDEO

On May 28, 2013 FOS 4 students, along with chaperones Courtney Kiley, Liz Stern and Marcy McCormick, all loader a charter bus and header to Cedar Point, or as the workers like to call it the "roller coast," located in Sandusky, Ohio. Check out the video above to hear what students and  FOS 4 teacher...

Egg Joust

Egg Joust

Molly Kraus-Steinmetz

March 30, 2013


Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

Thursday, March 28, CHS science teacher Courtney Kiley's classroom was overflowing with cheering, groaning, excited chatter and even occasional singing as students participated in the annual FOS IV Physics egg joust. As part of a project on forces and impulse, students had spent a month building mousetrap-powered...

Physics Phun!

Physics Phun!

Kate Summers

March 21, 2013


Filed under 1000 WORDS

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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, 2013


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...

E. Patrick Johnson Tells the Stories of Black Gay Men in the South

E. Patrick Johnson Tells the Stories of Black Gay Men in the South

Kate Summers, Co Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2013


Filed under A & E, BOOKS

Almost 20 years ago E. Patrick Johnson was at an event sponsored by a black, gay, HIV/AIDS outreach group in Washington DC. There was a group of older men sitting around a table telling stories about growing up in the south and being gay. “I didn't have those stories growing up and I struggled for many many years with being g...

Macky Alston and Talking to the Media

Macky Alston and Talking to the Media

Kate Summers, Co Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2013


Filed under FEATURES

“Before we start can you just remind me, who’s the audience for this? Where’s it’s going to appear? And what would you most like your readers to get from this?” said Macky Alston before the interview began. Alston is an expert media trainer. He is a Sundance award winning documentary film...

Multi-Culti 2012

Multi-Culti 2012

Kate Summres

December 6, 2012


Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

On Tuesday Nov. 29 CHS students, staff and alumni gathered to feast at Community High's annual Multi-Cultural food fair. This year the CHS staff decided to go more low key on the decorations, to avoid having as much waste as years past.   ...

Community High School raises $5438.50 for Food Gatherers

Kate Summers

November 20, 2012


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...

The Neutral Zone to Replace Breakin’ Curfew with an Outdoor Music Festival

The Neutral Zone to Replace Breakin’ Curfew with an Outdoor Music Festival

Kate Summers

November 7, 2012


Filed under FRONT PAGE, LOCAL, NEWS

After nine years of putting on Breakin’ Curfew, a local teen talent show held at the Power Center, the Neutral Zone has decided to move in a different direction. Instead of putting on a talent show with University Musical Society, the Neutral Zone will be putting on an outdoor music festival at the...

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