On the Spot: An Insider’s View of Improv Club

On the Spot: An Insider’s View of Improv Club

Adelae Norwood, News Editor

December 13, 2017


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“Honestly, improv is whatever you want it to be, so don’t be nervous to just do whatever feels right for you,” freshman Lindsey Rappaport said. Among other things, Improv club is an acting avenue and community. It takes place on Thursdays at lunch in the Mr. Spencer Farmer’s room, drawing a dive...

Seven CAHS Seniors Honored by National Hispanic Recognition Program Discuss Testing and the Future

Seven CAHS Seniors Honored by National Hispanic Recognition Program Discuss Testing and the Future

Crystal Sung, Anastasia Reimann, Alyssa Cloward, Lauren Brazele, Averie Sargent, Sierra Lagge, Paige Townsend, and Adelae Norwood

November 14, 2017


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Offered by the College Board, the National Hispanic Recognition Program serves to recognize academically outstanding high school students of at least one-quarter Hispanic/Latino origin. Students of this origin are eligible if their score makes or exceeds the cutoff for the PSAT/NMSQT in their regions...

Gold Standard: Junior Amanda Goldstein Overcomes Medical Issues to Take Second at Ice Skating Nationals

Gold Standard: Junior Amanda Goldstein Overcomes Medical Issues to Take Second at Ice Skating Nationals

Brigid Ambuul, Reporter

November 1, 2017


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Sept. 6. Colorado’s Broadmoor World Arena is full of spectators peering from the bleachers onto an ice-covered stage. They are watching as hundreds of competitors vie for the attention of judges at the U.S. Figure Skating National Dance Finals. In just a few short moments, junior Amanda Goldstein...

Redefining the Caiman Way: Female Football Players Defy Stereotypes

Redefining the Caiman Way: Female Football Players Defy Stereotypes

Paige Townsend, Reporter

October 24, 2017


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Beneath sweaty layers of football jerseys and padding, it’s virtually impossible to tell the gender of the person wearing that helmet. If you spotted someone sprinting down the field to score the winning touchdown, you wouldn’t pause between cheers to question if they were a boy or a girl. So wh...

Plan B-minus: New Teacher Elizabeth Marymee Talks Shifting Gears from Biology to English

Plan B-minus: New Teacher Elizabeth Marymee Talks Shifting Gears from Biology to English

Alison Whitley, Reporter

October 5, 2017


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With every new school year comes new students, but some school years, new teachers arrive on campus, as well. Mrs. Elizabeth Marymee, who teaches English I and II, is one of these new teachers this academic year. Throughout her high school years, Marymee always thought she was going to be a veteri...

Be Here or Be Squared: New Teacher Jacqueline Rosenfeld Discusses Her Journey to Teaching Math

Be Here or Be Squared: New Teacher Jacqueline Rosenfeld Discusses Her Journey to Teaching Math

Maddi Tseng, Reporter

September 29, 2017


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“Some … teachers will just be [at school] because it’s work … [and] that’s the only school that they can teach at … so they don’t feel like as if it’s like a privilege to be there. … Teachers at this school … know where we’re at, and we’re happy to be there,” math teacher Ja...

Unparalleled: Student-Run Parallel Pictures Talks Filming and Personal Growth

Unparalleled: Student-Run Parallel Pictures Talks Filming and Personal Growth

Paige Townsend, Reporter

September 27, 2017


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What does it take to run a professional photography and video editing business? Seniors Evan France, Andrew Klein, David Ardill and Trevor Blount know from firsthand experience that it’s not easy. Parallel Pictures is a student-run media group that professionally edits a wide variety of videos and pho...

Redefining Royalty: Three Homecoming Princesses on Tradition and Popularity

Redefining Royalty: Three Homecoming Princesses on Tradition and Popularity

Brigid Ambuul, Reporter

September 21, 2017


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When it comes to the homecoming court, Hollywood tends to paint a glamorously unrealistic picture of the typical candidates for princess — bubblegum-smacking, one-dimensional queen bees who fight tooth and nail for the title of Homecoming Queen. This year’s winners are proof that these stereotypi...

Dealing with Different: Sophomore Emily Cowell Shares her Experiences with Mental Disorders

Dealing with Different: Sophomore Emily Cowell Shares her Experiences with Mental Disorders

Emily Farren, Reporter

June 6, 2017


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One of the things we often don’t really consider when talking to people is whether that person has a mental disorder. Sometimes it might come as a shock to learn someone you’ve spoken to or know has one. However the people afflicted with these disorders live a slightly different life than most of...

Senior Skylar Todd Goes to Stanford: What It Takes to Stan(for)d Out

Senior Skylar Todd Goes to Stanford: What It Takes to Stan(for)d Out

Lindsey Keith, Reporter

May 8, 2017


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Senior Skylar Todd was granted a full ride academic scholarship to attend Stanford University in Northern California this fall. The application process, which started in August was a positive experience for Todd. Although the Stanford application is longer than the typical college application  due to ex...

Computing His Future: Senior David Zhou Talks College and Beyond

Computing His Future: Senior David Zhou Talks College and Beyond

Skylar Todd, Reporter

May 4, 2017


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With the closing of the May 1 college commitment deadline, many CAHS seniors have already made a final decision. Among this senior class is David Zhou, who will be majoring in computer engineering with a minor in computer science at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Zhou chose to major in comp...

A Sneak ‘Peek’: Senior Elizabeth Peek Talks College Admissions and Beyond

A Sneak ‘Peek’: Senior Elizabeth Peek Talks College Admissions and Beyond

Skylar Todd, Reporter

April 19, 2017


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While most high school students throw parties to kick off spring break or to celebrate their friend’s birthday, academically-driven senior Elizabeth Peek attended that “party last fall [where she and her friends] ate food and worked on [their] college essays.” Although Peek recalls working diligently dur...

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