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The Howl

  • Whiting’s Final Day’s

    Whiting’s Final Day’s

    June 16, 2017

    CHS principal Stephen Whiting has led the school for the last two years. Whiting announced that after the 2016-17 school year, he would be stepping down as principal to become the senior director of athlete recruitment with the Maryland Special Olympics. The Special Olympics are an organization tha...

    Mr. Stephen Whiting, former CHS princpal

    Montgomery County Public Schools

  • Owusu Hired as New CHS Principal

    Owusu Hired as New CHS Principal

    Tyler Neidecker, Reporter

    June 15, 2017

    All great things must come to an end. When word spread that CHS principal Stephen Whiting was retiring after the 2016-2017 school year, that idiom became relevant to many CHS students and staff. He will be missed and CHS won’t be the same without him. CHS now needs to begin another chapter, a...

    Mr Owusu, former principal of Shady Grove, and Now a Coyote!

  • PARCC Exams Feel Stuck In Park

    PARCC Exams Feel Stuck In Park

    June 14, 2017

    The PARCC assessment is a national exam given to students in certain subjects to see their overall knowledge in a class they have taken. PARCC assessments involve Algebra 1 and English 10. There are also HSA’s which stand for High School Assessment which are given to students in certain classes as ...

    Student taking computerized test

  • Two Teenagers Shot and Killed a Day Before Their Graduation

    Two Teenagers Shot and Killed a Day Before Their Graduation

    Tyrelle Smith, News Reporter

    June 14, 2017

    Two Maryland teens were found dead in a car after being fatally shot in Montgomery Village a night before they walked the stage at Northwest High School's graduation. Police identified the two male victims as Shadi Adi Najjar, 17, and Artem S. Ziberov, 18. Twenty-three shots from two separate gu...

    Shadi Najjar (left) and Artem Ziberov (right) were killed the night before their graduation from Northwest HS.

    Sarah Konsmo and Delia Goncalves/WUSA

  • Cappies Gala 2017

    Cappies Gala 2017

    Amaya Dennis, Reporter

    June 13, 2017

    This year, CHStage was nominated for five Cappie awards in their first time participating. In its first year participating in Cappies, the department won two category awards. The Cappies Gala for high school theatre students is the equivalent to the Tony awards for Broadway stars. The Cappies are ...

    Clarksburg's 2017 Cappies Nominees.

    Michelle Meyer

News

Manchester Stays United

Manchester Stays United

June 13, 2017

After singer Ariana Grande had her concert in the Manchester Arena in England May 22, a bomb went off...

Rockville Rape Retract

Rockville Rape Retract

May 23, 2017

Montgomery County was left shattered after reports of an alleged rape at Rockville High School made national...

SMOB Elections

SMOB Elections

May 23, 2017

On April 26, junior Matt Post won the Student Member of the Board (SMOB) election by a landslide. During...

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...

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Features

Prom 2017

Prom 2017

May 31, 2017

On April 28, CHS juniors and seniors left school early to get dressed up in preparation for prom tha...

26 Seniors Awarded for Academic Achievement

26 Seniors Awarded for Academic Achievement

May 12, 2017

Each year, CHS honors the 25 seniors with the highest cumulative weighted GPA. The students, along with t...

Fidget Spinners Causing Distractions?

Fidget Spinners Causing Distractions?

May 11, 2017

Many students have picked up on the new trend of fidget spinnes. These fidget spinners were first used...

Student Speaker Plans to Teach a Lesson about Failure at Graduation

Student Speaker Plans to Teach a Lesson about Failure at Graduation

May 1, 2017

“Camarón que se duerme se lo lleva la corriente; the shrimp that falls asleep is carried away by the s...

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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

The ‘Wonder-ful’ Review of Wonder Woman

The ‘Wonder-ful’ Review of Wonder Woman

June 16, 2017

In the new superhero action movie, starring Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, the audience watched as a shelt...

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...

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