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Good shoves

Good shoves
Paige Duff January 19, 2020

Sarah Weist cried almost every day at work.  A Princeton grad fresh out of an advertising job with educational dreams and no educational certification, she’d first been given a teaching position...

Scott Beal Visits Community High’s Poetry Class

Scott Beal as depicted by Eleanor Quist Costello Olson. Beal has written a chapbook of poems from the point of view of an octopus.
Carson Borbely March 11, 2016

On March 1, Pushcart Prize winning author Scott Beal joined Community High’s poetry class for a morning of reading, writing and Q&A. The topics he covered ranged from his high school crush on classmate...

To Paris and the World

To Paris and the World
Communicator Staff November 17, 2015

Our hearts go out to the people of Paris and to the victims of terrorism and injustice everywhere in the world. What happened on Friday was a tragedy for humanity, something felt around the globe. Out...

The Second Year of Community High School’s A Cappella Club

The club warms up as Fin Seely plays the piano.
Sophia Rosewarne and Omolara Osofisan November 16, 2015

“It would be really fun to start a group here,” said Fin Seely, a Community High senior, of starting the Community High School Pop A Cappella club. Seely transferred to Community halfway through her...

2015 Fall Forum Trips at Community High

English teacher and Communicator leader Tracy Anderson's forum at the Howell Nature Center try out the low-ropes course as well as a zipline above a large pond. Everyone cheered each other on and Anderson conquered her fear of heights and went on the zipline. Nearly every person in the forum came.
Andrew Gechter & Devin Weeks October 2, 2015

Community Kitchen: Tracy’s Crêpes

Community Kitchen: Tracy's Crêpes
Erez Dessel, Audio Editor April 1, 2015

Ingredients -four eggs -one cup of milk -one cup of cold water -one and a half cups of flour -one teaspoon kosher salt -one stick of butter (melted) Instructions: Put all of the ingredients in...

Monty Python’s SPAMalot

Rehearsal a week before opening night. Oren Levin (center left) portrays King Arthur holding Excalibur. Milo Tucker-Meyer (center right) portrays Patsy, servant/steed of King Arthur. Sophia Werthmann (far left) and Isaac Scobey-Thal (second from the left) portray Dennis' widowed mother and Dennis Galahad respectively.
Natalie Potter and Andreea Serban March 20, 2015

One Week Before Opening Night Diction, energy and staying in character were the three things running through the minds of the actors and actresses of Community’s Ensemble Theatre (CET) one week before...

Shorts on the Ledge 2014

Shorts on the Ledge 2014
Matty Hack April 22, 2014

Shorts on the Ledge may take place in Craft Theatre nowadays, but neither the name nor the premise have changed. It is a low-key, non-competitive venue for Community High School's poets to read their original...

Community Kitchen: Tracy’s Grandma’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Tracy Anderson made a batch of her Grandma's famous Chocolate Chip Cookies for some melancholy juniors taking the MME.
Hannah Hesseltine March 10, 2014

The Communicator Online is beginning a new feature segment: Community Kitchen. We hope to bring together recipes from teachers and students at CHS and share them with our readers. If you have any special...

Rhyme, Rhythm, and Repetition

Poetry club bulletin board with important dates and flyers of poets outside of Judith DeWoskin's room.
October 4, 2012

“...A need builds in me only after struggle builds around me, a mythical ether challenging this horn with its song stuck in its throat: memory, the present moment and all the notes falling between them, struggling...

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