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  • Rockville Rape Retract

    Rockville Rape Retract

    Lynn Truong, Reporter

    May 23, 2017

    Montgomery County was left shattered after reports of an alleged rape at Rockville High School made national headlines March 16. Police were called to the school after a girl reported being raped in a school bathroom by two fellow students, who are in the U.S. illegally. This fact that the suspec...

    Rockville High School Rape Suspects In Country Illegally

    Sundance

  • SMOB Elections

    SMOB Elections

    Kelyse Wyatt, Reporter

    May 23, 2017

    On April 26, junior Matt Post won the Student Member of the Board (SMOB) election by a landslide. During campaigning, Post promised as SMOB he would increase school funding and address mental health. The other SMOB candidate Junior Alex Abrosimov promised to improve school lunches and increase school...

    montgomeryschoolsmd.org

  • 26 Seniors Awarded for Academic Achievement

    26 Seniors Awarded for Academic Achievement

    Kaylee Towey, Editor in Chief

    May 12, 2017

    Each year, CHS honors the 25 seniors with the highest cumulative weighted GPA. The students, along with their families and a staff member honoree, are invited to a dinner in celebration of their accomplishment. Being a member of the Top 25 is a cumulative effort of the students’ four years at ...

    26 seniors earn Top 25 status

    Daniel Oh

  • Fidget Spinners Causing Distractions?

    Fidget Spinners Causing Distractions?

    Ryo Fabre, Reporter

    May 11, 2017

    Many students have picked up on the new trend of fidget spinnes. These fidget spinners were first used for ADHD patients as they helped to relax the person. Now, they are used by students as something to play with, and are distracting them in the classroom. Teachers are calling them a distraction, and...

    Fidget Spinners are the new trend.

    Fidget Spinners

  • Student Speaker Plans to Teach a Lesson about Failure at Graduation

    Student Speaker Plans to Teach a Lesson about Failure at Graduation

    Kaylee Towey, Editor in Chief

    May 1, 2017

    “Camarón que se duerme se lo lleva la corriente; the shrimp that falls asleep is carried away by the stream,” recited senior Diego Laboy-Morales in his graduation speech audition. He credited his unique Puerto Rican heritage and life lessons on failure, along with this passionate nature, for ear...

    Diego Laboy-Morales is the Class of 2017's student speaker at graduation, and includes his love for science in his speech.

    Diego Laboy-Morales

News

PG and Germantown Killer

PG and Germantown Killer

May 18, 2017

Police arrested a 24-year-old man from Fort Washington early last week in connection with two separate...

The Facebook Killer

The Facebook Killer

May 11, 2017

On April 16, Steven Stephens broadcasted the killing of 74-year-old Robert Godwin on Facebook live, sparki...

CHS Students and Staff Take “The Plunge”

CHS Students and Staff Take “The Plunge”

April 27, 2017

CHS students, teachers, and Special Olympic supporters all gathered outside by the basketball courts April ...

MCPS Safety Shock

MCPS Safety Shock

April 7, 2017

On March 16, a 14 year old girl was raped in a Rockville High School bathroom. The attackers were Jo...

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Features

Get Recruited with ACT-SO

Get Recruited with ACT-SO

March 21, 2017

CHS has many clubs that fit many student’s interests, but there’s one program that many might not...

Festival Success

Festival Success

March 17, 2017

The CHS theater department, better known as CHStage, has had amazing success at theater festivals th...

Blankets for Ill Children

Blankets for Ill Children

February 27, 2017

In 1995, on Christmas Eve, an article showed up in Parade Magazine called “Joy to the World”. The art...

Dancing to Success

Dancing to Success

February 21, 2017

This years annual Dance Marathon event raised tens of thousands of dollars for a cause dear to CHS. Feb. 3...

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Opinion

Democrats Do Not ‘Care’ for Trump’s New Healthcare

Democrats Do Not ‘Care’ for Trump’s New Healthcare

May 15, 2017

Republicans and Cabinet members have passed a new healthcare plan through the House and are on their way ...

Aaron Hernandez: Case Closed?

Aaron Hernandez: Case Closed?

May 3, 2017

Ex NFL tight end for the New England Patriots, Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his prison cell on April 19 in...

Parking Without Permits

Parking Without Permits

March 29, 2017

Every year it seems like the school parking lot gets more crowded, and this year is the most populated...

34-Minute Lunch is Too Short

34-Minute Lunch is Too Short

March 23, 2017

Students spend 371 minutes every day writing essays, studying review guides, taking tests and engagi...

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Sports

Softball Strikes Hard in Regular Season

Softball Strikes Hard in Regular Season

May 9, 2017

With their season heading into crunch time with a 10-3 record,  the CHS varsity softball team is lo...

Time to Lace Up, and Ace Up

Time to Lace Up, and Ace Up

March 30, 2017

With the new season starting and a competitive 5-set win against Northwest leading to a 2-1 record, the...

Going Yard

Going Yard

March 13, 2017

The varsity baseball team’s 2016 season ended with a 10-8 record and a loss to Einstein in the first...

Wrestlers Grapple for Championship Wins

Wrestlers Grapple for Championship Wins

March 6, 2017

The varsity wrestling team has been quite successful this season with a team record of 8-4. Many wres...

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A & E

Humans Review ‘Humanz’

Humans Review ‘Humanz’

May 5, 2017

After seven years of silence, the virtual band Gorillaz released a new album titled Humanz April 28. ...

Cat Fight in the Rap Industry

Cat Fight in the Rap Industry

March 15, 2017

Though some people are up-to-date concerning the beef between rapper Nicki Minaj and rapper Remy Ma,...

A Deeper Look into Wolverine

A Deeper Look into Wolverine

March 15, 2017

Director James Mangold’s new movie Logan was released on March 3, starring Hugh Jackman to play his fi...

Rappers in the Ring

Rappers in the Ring

February 8, 2017

The new year is bringing new celebrity beef between rapper Chris Brown and rapper Soulja Boy. A de...

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The student news site of Clarksburg High School
The student news site of Clarksburg High School