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Love is How We Heal

Jonah Staebell, Matthew Tillyer and Albert Pando pose at Hume Lake Summer Camps last summer.

Audrey Foltz, Editor in Chief

June 4, 2020

“Love is probably the biggest summary of how we all felt—we loved Jonah so much that it hurt us so much more. And that was just wrecking, because love isn’t always pretty,” James Duncan, best friend of Jonah Staebell, said. And the quarantine orders may be helping their healing too. “I’ve be...

High School Highlights from the Class of 2020

Senior Clare Otto dances with friends at their last Homecoming.

The Editorial Board

June 3, 2020

“One high school memory I hold very dear to my heart is when I saw the advanced drama show my freshman year, Julius Caesar set in outer space. I didn’t know anyone in theatre at the time, but I have such fond memories of sitting with my friend and watching the show. Looking back, it’s incredible...

Classical Academies Address Grading Policy Due To COVID-19

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The Editorial Board

May 1, 2020

This morning, The Classical Academies sent out an email clarifying the grading policies for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year "in an effort to minimize the anxiety and stress felt by some students and parents" due to COVID-19.    "For grades 7-12: We are allowing students a choice regarding...

CAHS Switches to Distance Learning

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Danica Jordan, Editor in Chief

March 25, 2020

According to Mr. Moen's video, as of Monday March 30, CAHS will be switching to distance learning. Starting then, teachers will be posting five days of lessons and work and students will be required to log into Schoology and complete these assignments. Distance learning could continue potentially for ...

Change Makers Advocates for Gun Safety in Schools

Change Makers Advocates for Gun Safety in Schools

Lexie Mann-Shomo, Reporter

March 19, 2020

According to Pew Research Center, 57 percent of teens say they are worried about the possibility of a shooting happening at their school, with one-in-four saying they are very worried. Every Thursday students assemble in Ms. Diane Taylor's classroom to discuss current events and ways their club, Cha...

COVID-19 Closes CAHS

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The Editorial Board

March 13, 2020

Mr Curry announced the following at 10:58am Friday March 13.  “In consultation with the Department of Health, The Classical Academies will be closed Monday, March 16, 2020 through Monday, April 6, 2020.  This organizational closure will be followed by Spring Break Monday, April 6, 2020 through F...

Can We Kick College Loan Debt to the Curb?

Cartoon by Jessica Sather

Audrey Foltz, Editor in Chief

January 10, 2020

5 years of traveling the world. 3 Tesla Model 3s. 1 home in Pittsburgh, PA. Or 1 four year degree at a public in-state university. Since the 1980s “the cost to attend a university increased nearly eight times faster than wages,” according to Forbes. At this rate college will cease to be the tool...

Does Disney+ Add Up?

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Danica Jordan, Editor in Chief

January 9, 2020

These days, streaming services rule television. Instead of buying cable or DVDs, streaming services allow for a wide selection of shows and movies available on several devices. Services like Netflix and Hulu are among the most popular, but now there is another among the ranks.   On Nov 12, ...

Climate Change: A Fate Worse than Homework

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Jessica Sather, Reporter

December 4, 2019

The world is dying. Climate change is progressing at a staggering rate, species are going extinct at record rates, and plastic waste is cramming itself into every facet of the Earth’s ecosystems. Such a global catastrophe can be too much to process for many people. Some want to help, but they simply d...

Mr. Holz’s Literary Odyssey

Mr. Holz's Literary Odyssey

Jessica Sather, Reporter

November 1, 2019

For some, Monday home days at CAHS are a time to sleep in and work in pajamas. For others, they are an opportunity to cram in some additional academic enrichment by attending one of the various optional Monday classes. One such class is a Survey of Classical Literature, taught by Mr. Holz.   ...

Varsity Girls Volleyball (10/10/19)

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Danica Jordan, Editor in Chief

October 17, 2019

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