The Communicator

The Communicator

The Communicator



The CHS Forum Council poses in Ryan Silvesters room following their Dec. 1. meeting. The council is made up of two representatives from each forum and led by Co-Presidents Matthew Castilho and Zoe Simmons, Vice President Sam Cao and Advisor Ryan Silvester.
Forum Council meets on Dec. 1
Scarlett London 6 days ago

Should we use the PA system for non-essential announcements? How do we make forums more connected? Can we make forum bulletin easier to navigate? These are some of the issues that Forum Council discussed at their meeting on Dec. 1. Historically, the PA system has only been used as a quick and easy way to contact the entire school regarding essential...

The Counseling office meets in front of CHS. The counseling department this year is counselors Brian Williams (right) and Kelly Maveal (left) and office professional Remi Harrington(center).  “We need to put ourselves out there [and] we need to take risks with each other in a safe space because that is what makes our experiment called Community High School [work],” Williams said. “If we agree to this experiment and participate in these experiences, we as a school can heal.”
Counselor's Corner
November 25, 2022

During Covid-19, CHS lost a major aspect of humanity: In-person interaction. CHS counseling office professional Remi Harrington explained that during the pandemic, we experienced both solitude and isolation....

The CHS Library Reopens
The CHS Library Reopens
November 22, 2022

Returning to school in early August, CHS Librarian, Jeri Schneider, was told the CHS library had to be moved into just half of Bodley Hall. Schneider was relieved. At the end of the 21-22 school year,...

FoCo Begins Planning Winter Dance
FoCo Begins Planning Winter Dance
November 20, 2022

A “Winter Wonderland” theme was out of the running instantly. That didn’t stop the Event Planning Committee from brainstorming more possible theme ideas like Candyland, Nutcracker or Valentine’s...

Starbucks on Strike
Starbucks on Strike
November 18, 2022

No contract, no coffee. It’s as simple as that for Amanda Moore and other Ann Arbor Starbucks employees. Through texting and after-hours communication, three Starbucks Coffeehouses in Ann Arbor joined...


As auditions approach, practice rooms become a hot commodity.
Chair Auditions: How do Students Feel?
Malia Weber 2 days ago

“I’m stressed.” “It feels like the world is going to fall over.” “I just think Mr. Leach might be disappointed.” Chair auditions for the Pioneer Band have been taking place in recent weeks, and students are nervous — five minutes of playing will determine their seat in band for the next three months. For junior Heeryun Kim,...

Tailgating Troubles
Tailgating Troubles
Claire Steigelman November 25, 2022

  Maize and blue flags billowed in the mid-October wind. The traditional flags were accompanied by many variations— from pride flags with block Ms, to maize and blue American and Canadian...

Live For Yourself
Live For Yourself
Reagan Masek November 18, 2022

Hannah Margolis walked with her head buried in her books through the hallways trying to avoid eye contact with everyone. She spent her freshman year wanting to stay out of other people’s business...

A Glimpse Into The Visit
A Glimpse Into "The Visit"
Hannah L. Rubenstein November 15, 2022

A look into CET rehearsals and crew meetings leading up to tech week for their upcoming performance of "The Visit".

One of the first set designs made by CET sets crew members and the Sets Adult Mentor for The Visit.
From Paper to the Stage: The Process of Designing a Set
Hannah L. Rubenstein November 12, 2022

From paper to the stage — the process of creating a set is lengthy. Evers Baskey, CET Student Tech Director, started thinking about the set for “The Visit'' over this past summer. After multiple...


As Pioneer High Schools marching band trumpeted the fight song, the varsity football team charged onto the field.
What's So Great About Football?
Malia Weber 8 minutes ago

With just over a minute left until halftime, the Pioneer High School (PHS) marching band stood on the sidelines, waiting to perform. PHS had...

An advertisement on 330 Detroit Street for 15 new luxury condominiums. The new flat-iron five-story complex will replace the building that currently houses Teriyaki Time.
From Delong's to Deluxe
Scarlett London 3 days ago

Outside Teriyaki Time, across the street from Community High School sits an advertisement for “15 New Luxury Condominiums” at 330 Detroit...

I Voted
I Voted
Matthew Castilho November 28, 2022

The word that makes up the foundation of democracy. The way we, the people, can make our voices heard. The way I can make my voice heard. Having...

A woman looking at a configuration of mountains called the Sleeping Chief sits on a rock near the Appalachian Natl Scenic Trail.
The Summer Before Our Fall
Charlie Beeson November 21, 2022

Dear esteemed reader, It’s been a hectic summer between junior and senior year. Things seem to change so fast. I’m sure you hear that a...


Humans of Community: Jacqueline Boynton
Humans of Community: Jacqueline Boynton
Leila Durrie 1 day ago

“In November I worked on a show with Young Peoples Theater called ‘Into The Woods’ and I played the witch. At first, [my role] was really...

Humans of Community: Sam Magee
Humans of Community: Sam Magee
Izzie Jacob 1 day ago

“What makes me the happiest is, sure, individual things or materialistic things to an extent but what makes me happiest are my friends and...

Humans of Jones: Roger Brown
Humans of Jones: Roger Brown
Navi Fields November 28, 2022

“To me everything seemed, this is what's life. This is what life is all about? You know what I'm saying? Of course, you know, they had the...

Humans of Community: Evangeline Millwood
Humans of Community: Evangeline Millwood
Ruth Shikanov November 20, 2022

“I like the freedom of Community and the arts programs are great. I’m in acting, which is pretty fun, and CET is also great. It’s just...


Im Glad my Mom Died Review
"I'm Glad my Mom Died" Review
Lydia DeBord

“I’m Glad My Mom Died.” It stands out in its blaring boldness. The large letters, reading out five harsh words in pastels of pink and yellow, are provocative. However, as the saying goes, don’t judge a book by its cover. What you wouldn’t know from a simple glance, is that this title is a claim, and the book is chock-full of evidence to defend...

Kid Cudis Entergalactic Review
Kid Cudi's "Entergalactic" Review

In partnership with Netflix, “Entergalactic,” a project created by Scott Mescudi AKA Kid Cudi and Kenya Barris, was released on Sept. 30th, 2022. The film revolves around a simple, yet effective rom-com...

Notebook: Midnights
Notebook: "Midnights"

Taylor Swift’s most recent reinvention features all the past pieces of herself combined into one album: “Midnights.” Filled with vulnerabilities and lyricism from a collection of moments throughout...

Lil Babys Its Only Me Review
Lil Baby's "It's Only Me" Review

Following the last couple years of record breaking moments and a hard fought road to stardom, Atlanta rapper Lil Baby’s most recent project, “It’s Only Me,” is failing to deliver on its high expectations. On...

Revolutionary Realism, A Review of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Revolutionary Realism, A Review of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

I still remember the first time I saw “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” I was an impressionable middle schooler, steeped in the comfort of happy endings. I fell in love with the heroic characters, only...


COMMUNICATOR ON INSTA
Are you looking for a creative experience, an opportunity to make new friends or a chance to develop new life-long skills? If you answered yes, you should stop by the mass meeting for Community Ensemble Theatre’s spring musical, “Cabaret,” tomorrow, Wednesday, December 7, at 3:45pm in the Craft Theatre. 

Post and photo by Hannah Rubenstein

Are you looking for a creative experience, an opportunity to make new friends or a chance to develop new life-long skills? If you answered yes, you should stop by the mass meeting for Community Ensemble Theatre’s spring musical, “Cabaret,” tomorrow, Wednesday, December 7, at 3:45pm in the Craft Theatre.

Post and photo by Hannah Rubenstein
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Click the link in our bio to play this week's edition of the Communicator Crossword! The solution will be released Thursday at noon.

Post by Arista Luong

Click the link in our bio to play this week's edition of the Communicator Crossword! The solution will be released Thursday at noon.

Post by Arista Luong
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This week’s #CommunicatorEats features Belgian Waffles! A breakfast staple, warm and sweet waffles are soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside. Finish them off with a variety of toppings and enjoy. Click the link in our bio to check out the recipe!

Post and photo by Ruth Shikanov

This week’s #CommunicatorEats features Belgian Waffles! A breakfast staple, warm and sweet waffles are soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside. Finish them off with a variety of toppings and enjoy. Click the link in our bio to check out the recipe!

Post and photo by Ruth Shikanov
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The early end to the school day gave CHS senior Alex Marsh the opportunity to catch up on school work, play soccer and spend time with friends. 

‘The Lads,’ an unofficial CHS rec and ed soccer team, hosted a drop-in practice on Nov. 30; taking advantage of the half day, participants were able to work out outside before it got too dark or cold. 

“We've got 15 people on the team and some great players, top-tier strikers, great defenders,” Marsh said. “I love being on the team. I love playing with everybody, it's a great atmosphere.”

After the practice, Marsh went to his personal training session, and then on to his second soccer practice of the night. 

“It’s a pretty busy day,” Marsh said. “Hopefully I’ll even get some studying in [and] get caught up on Calculus II.”
 
Post by Lucy Cassell-Kelley and Scarlett London
Photo by Alex Marsh

The early end to the school day gave CHS senior Alex Marsh the opportunity to catch up on school work, play soccer and spend time with friends.

‘The Lads,’ an unofficial CHS rec and ed soccer team, hosted a drop-in practice on Nov. 30; taking advantage of the half day, participants were able to work out outside before it got too dark or cold.

“We've got 15 people on the team and some great players, top-tier strikers, great defenders,” Marsh said. “I love being on the team. I love playing with everybody, it's a great atmosphere.”

After the practice, Marsh went to his personal training session, and then on to his second soccer practice of the night.

“It’s a pretty busy day,” Marsh said. “Hopefully I’ll even get some studying in [and] get caught up on Calculus II.”

Post by Lucy Cassell-Kelley and Scarlett London
Photo by Alex Marsh
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On Tuesday, Nov. 22, CHS celebrated and embraced the hidden histories of Ann Arbor and the time when CHS was Jones Elementary School. In the video, CHS senior Henry Connor walks around the building and asks students and teachers about their experience and thoughts on the day.

Post by Raffi Avedissian and Henry Connor

On Tuesday, Nov. 22, CHS celebrated and embraced the hidden histories of Ann Arbor and the time when CHS was Jones Elementary School. In the video, CHS senior Henry Connor walks around the building and asks students and teachers about their experience and thoughts on the day.

Post by Raffi Avedissian and Henry Connor
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