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AAPS Announces First Virtual Snow Day

AAPS Announces First Virtual Snow Day

Reagan Masek and Emily Chung February 19, 2021

On Feb. 15  at 9:51 p.m., AAPS board member Jeff Gaynor made a statement about a potential virtual snow day. “This [snow day] has been the focus of discussion among administrators this evening....

FOS Online and The Freshman Experience

FOS Online and The Freshman Experience

Maggie Wolf February 19, 2021

When Emmy Wernimont first found out that her freshman year of high school would be online, she not only felt exceedingly disappointed but also very nervous. In September, she entered 9th grade feeling...

Photo courtesy Chloe Root

CHS Mock Trial Enters the Regional Competition

Ryan Thomas-Palmer, Brooke Rafko, and Addi Hinesman February 19, 2021

Charles Solomon still remembers the first words he spoke in a courtroom when he was a freshman. “Good morning, Your Honor. I, Charles Solomon, along with my co-counsel, Cammi Tirico and Emmet Huhn, will...

GIDAS fundraises for addiction research

GIDAS fundraises for addiction research

Lucy Tobier December 20, 2020

CHS’ Genes in Diseases and Symptoms (GIDAS) club is fundraising for opioid addiction research. With the pandemic and opioid addiction on the rise, they see this research as more crucial than ever.  Each...

The CHS Mock Trial Team poses in the Washtenaw County Courthouse after their 2020 Washtenaw Regionals Competition. Both the CHS teams won Regionals that year and were slated to compete at the state competition, but COVID-19 resulted in the tournament's cancellation.

Students Participate in Virtual Mock Trial Auditions

Zoe Buhalis, Lily Sickman-Garner, and Charles Solomon December 4, 2020

On a November evening during Charles Solomon’s sophomore year at CHS, he stood on the third floor ledge pacing back and forth in front of the high windows. He was with Geneve Thomas-Palmer, another CHS...

A Memorable Multi Culti

A Memorable Multi Culti

Lucy Tobier December 3, 2020
This year's Multi Culti looks a bit different. The CHS building has been closed for months and large gatherings are unthinkable. Instead, students celebrated over Zoom in a two-day event.

Preview of “The Tempest”: Act 1

November 24, 2020
CET was two days away from opening night of The Tempest last March when schools abruptly closed due to Covid-19. This fall, our cast and crew rejoined to finish the show as a 5-part miniseries shot in zoom.
Community Minecraft Server Facilitates Interaction

Community Minecraft Server Facilitates Interaction

Sam Cao November 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic led to creative social interactions between friends. The Courtney Kiley forum has found a solution other than the popular platforms Zoom or Facetime. Aaron Andrews, a Kiley forum...

A historic club fair

A historic club fair

Community’s first-ever virtual club fair took place on Nov 6. Students hopped around club Zoom rooms and chatted with clubs about...
CET finishes filming Act One of

CET finishes filming Act One of “The Tempest”

Lily Sickman-Garner November 7, 2020

On Friday, Oct. 30, Community Ensemble Theatre finished filming the first act of “The Tempest.” When COVID-19 hit Ann Arbor in March, their initial production was shut down two days before opening...

Photography by Geneve Thomas-Palmer. The Mock Trial team finishes up their practice by filming an introductory video to be presented at the opening ceremony.

CHS Mock Trial team to compete in online tournament

Geneve Thomas-Palmer October 29, 2020

After months of preparation, the CHS Mock Trial team is ready to face their competition in the first round of Empire, an international Mock Trial tournament. The tournament, which is normally held in-person...

Reminiscing as the seniors go back into the building for the SAT

Reminiscing as the seniors go back into the building for the SAT

Jenna Jarjoura October 6, 2020
On Sept. 23, seniors filled the rooms of CHS to take the not-so-exciting SAT. Students were originally scheduled to take the SAT on April 28, 2020, before leaving school for summer break. Unfortunately, the exam was canceled when school closed on March 13, 2020 due to COVID-19.
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