The Howl

  • The good. The bad. The Robert Griffin III

    The good. The bad. The Robert Griffin III

    Tyrelle Smith, News Editor

    April 11, 2018

    As the NFL offseason heads closer to the NFL Draft, jaw-dropping trades and questionable signings have been the talk of the town. One debatable signing this week was former Redskins starting quarterback Robert Griffin III signing a one-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens. The news first made headlin...

    Robert Griffin III in both his former teams uniform (Redskins, right) and new team (Ravens, left)

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  • Boys Lax Scuffles With Multiple Suspended Players

    Boys Lax Scuffles With Multiple Suspended Players

    John Guglielmone, Reporter

    April 9, 2018

    The Clarksburg varsity boys lacrosse team took on Woodrow Wilson in a preseason scrimmage Saturday March 17. The game ended in a 3-3 draw after the game was called early due to a fight that broke out in the middle of the second quarter. Eight players involved in the fight were suspended for the team’s...

    The Varsity Boys Lacrosse team suffered a tough overtime loss to Seneca Valley after multiple players were suspended due to conduct in a scrimmage earlier this season.

    @cburg_boyslax

  • 4-Day School Week

    4-Day School Week

    Jordan Doss, Editor in Chief

    April 9, 2018

    Colorado school district 27J has requested from the state that they be able to change their school week from 5 days to 4. If the state approves, 27J will be the 99th district in Colorado to implement a 4-day school week. This new schedule would make elementary school hours from 7:50 a.m. to 3:30 p.m, and...

    30% of all school districts in Colorado are participating in a 4-day school week.

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  • Increased School Violence in MoCo Causes Safety Concerns

    Increased School Violence in MoCo Causes Safety Concerns

    Gabby Martin, Reporter

    April 5, 2018

    There have been 17 school shootings in the U.S. since 2018 has started. Most notably, on Valentine's Day student Nikolas Cruz shot 17 people at Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Fla. This shooting has since created many conflicts, threats, and other shootings to occur. In Montgomery Co...

    After a CHS student brought a gun into the school, there have been dozens of threats and incidents around the state of Maryland.

    Kate Ryan

  • CHS Students Flip for Fortnite

    CHS Students Flip for Fortnite

    Tyler Neidecker, Reporter

    April 4, 2018

    The video game, Fortnite, was made and released July 25, 2017. Two months later, the game was made free for Xbox and PS4 users.The game slowly grew in popularity, and by this past February, there were 3.8 million people that played Fortnite. The game, created by Epic Games, was also made into a mobile...

    The online game, Fortnite, has exploded in popularity worldwide and especially at CHS.

    Epic Games

MoCo Gets Best AP Scores in Maryland

MoCo Gets Best AP Scores in Maryland

April 23, 2018

During the 2016-2017 school year, Montgomery County students recorded the highest AP scores in the en...

Students Protest to say #enoughisenough

Students Protest to say #enoughisenough

March 23, 2018

Around 2,500 Montgomery County students missed a day of school to join a nationwide protest for stricter...

Montgomery County in bid for Amazon H2Q

Montgomery County in bid for Amazon H2Q

March 13, 2018

The online commerce company Amazon has been thinking about starting its second headquarters in Montgome...

New Door Security Shuts Out Uninvited Visitors

New Door Security Shuts Out Uninvited Visitors

March 6, 2018

A new school door policy has taken place at CHS that’s caught the attention of many staff and students. ...

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SSL for Wellness Week

April 23, 2018

On April 10 CHS teachers from the SGA did a variety of activities in the cafeteria for students who made...

Badminton Club Creating a “Racket”

Badminton Club Creating a “Racket”

March 23, 2018

While most CHS students spend their lunch periods meeting with teachers or conversing with friends in t...

MoCo Student Sections Inspire School Athletes & Communities

MoCo Student Sections Inspire School Athletes & Communities

March 8, 2018

Throughout Montgomery County, there are several student sections that promote school spirit in a positive...

Admin Quenches Thirst for Filtered Water Fountains

Admin Quenches Thirst for Filtered Water Fountains

March 5, 2018

Most students at CHS tend to avoid the public water fountains due to concerns over cleanliness and t...

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Guns in the Classroom

Guns in the Classroom

March 12, 2018

Following the tragic shooting that took place on February 14th, 2018 at Stoneman Douglass High Schoo...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Owusu Policy Changes

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Owusu Policy Changes

February 20, 2018

For the 2017-2018 school year CHS changed from former principal Stephen Whiting to current principal...

H&M under fire after controversial sweater

H&M under fire after controversial sweater

January 19, 2018

The Swedish multinational clothing retail company H&M is being slammed for racism after featuring a bl...

Famous Faces being Accused of Sexual Assault

Famous Faces being Accused of Sexual Assault

December 4, 2017

Celebrity sexual assault cases have been a problem for decades. Famous men abuse their power and take ...

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Girls Lacrosse Looks Forward to a Successful Season

Girls Lacrosse Looks Forward to a Successful Season

April 3, 2018

Last year, the girls lacrosse team finished with a disappointing 3-10 record, but they are looking to...

Coyotes overcome #1 ranked Jaguars

Coyotes overcome #1 ranked Jaguars

March 13, 2018

With less than ten seconds remaining in their match up against top-seeded Northwest, the CHS Varsity...

Battle of the Burgs Round 3

Battle of the Burgs Round 3

March 13, 2018

After upsetting fourth-seeded Quince Orchard and top-seeded Northwest during their playoff run, the f...

Girls Basketball Out-shoots Playoff Expectations

Girls Basketball Out-shoots Playoff Expectations

March 6, 2018

After an impressive 61-57 win over Gaithersburg in the sectional semifinals, the CHS Girls Varsity Basketbal...

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Black Panther impacts Black Community

Black Panther impacts Black Community

February 26, 2018

The all-new Marvel movie Black Panther had its debut Feb. 16. The movie made $242 million in box office ...

Stranger Things Returns with a Season Two

Stranger Things Returns with a Season Two

November 10, 2017

The second season of the Netflix original series Stranger Things was released  Oct. 27, and is currently streaming ...

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. ...

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