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Student Debt
Sharon Bian, 2015 (posted 4-4-15)
I’m glad I wrote so many extra, unused essays when applying for college, because now, three months later, I only have to splice and repurpose them for scholarships. Full Article

Freshmen Fundraiser
by Sharon Bian, 2015 (posted 4-5-15)
The class of 2018 organized a fundraiser at Jake’s Wayback Burgers, which has hosted several CHS fundraisers before.
From 4:00PM to 7:00PM on March 26th, 10% of all proceeds the restaurant received was given directly to the freshman class. Full Article

CMEA All-States Experience
by Mara Tu, 2017 (posted 2-28-15)
These past few months have been a busy season for students in the CHS music department, who have been practicing hard to prepare several different pieces, scales, and techniques for a slew of concerts and auditions. Twenty-two CHS auditioners were accepted into the Connecticut Music Education Association (CMEA) Southern Region concert for band, orchestra, chorus, or jazz band. They were then given the opportunity to level up and audition for the prestigious CMEA All-States concert, which has even harsher competition. Full Article
Helping the Health Field: Getting in the Holiday Spirit
by Sharon Bian, 2015 (posted 1-30-15)
There were several simultaneous drives or fundraisers for the medical field that went on right before winter vacation, all organized by CHS clubs. Full Article

CHS Orchestra: Prepping for the Winter Concert
by Natalie Roach, 2017 (posted 12-16-14)

On Thursday, December 11th, the three main CHS bands--symphonic, concert, and orchestra--as well as a couple other various groups, will perform in the winter concert. The musicians involved have all been working extremely hard, in and out of school, to prepare for this event. Full Article

New and Improved Library
By Sharon Bian, 2015 (posted 11-24-2014)
The upgraded library has improved much from its former, dimly lit, slightly cramped state last spring. Today it’s a lot brighter and roomier, thanks to the new lighting, carpet, and floor plan, which was designed by CHS librarian Ms. Sarah Peters. Read More

CHS’s Unresolvable Parking Lot Problem is Here to Stay    
By Skyler Sklenarik, 2015 (posted 10-4-14)
For the nine years that assistant principal Mr. Richard Sansoucy has worked at CHS, not a month has passed in which end-of-the day traffic flow has not posed a major issue for students, buses, faculty, and the like. During the first week of the 2014-15 school year, students were informed they would only be allowed to exit the senior parking lot by taking a right from the Elmwood Drive exit. Read more

How to Change Your Life in Three Days     
By Skyler Sklenarik, 2015 (posted 9-8-14)

Three days. 36 hours. And then there’s no going back.Read more

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by Nathaniel Montoya, 2018 (Posted 5-15-15)
At the end of May stu
dents from the Earth Science classes will be headi
ng to Hammonasset Beach State park in order to learn more about how the different tides work. Full Article

B1 Day Is Monday, May 18th 
by Harry Kiesling, 2018 (Posted 5-4-15) 
Since 2001, Cheshire High School has organized a day dedicated to breaking down the walls of diversity. B1 Day, was not supposed to take place this year. Full Article

Relay for Life Preparations by Chloe Kurtz, 2018 (posted 5/4/15)It’s never too early to start raising money for Relay for Life. This fundraiser for the American Cancer Society is coming up on Saturday June 13th at Cheshire High School. Full Article 
The Truth About Hate
by Isabella Purpora, 2018 (posted 5-3-15)
Freshman and Sophomores here at Cheshire High School received an assembly on being aware of the prejudices that go on around them. Full Article


Nice Work, CHS Drama 

by Alyssa Addesso, 2016 (posted 4-4-15)

The CHS Drama Department spent three incredible evenings--March 26th, 27th, and 28th--performing the spring musical, “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” directed by Ms. Dawn DeMeo and Ms. Taryn Chorney. Full Article

B1 Day is back!by Natalie Roach, 2017 (posted 4-4-15)
Despite countless rumors, B1 day is on! CHS’s beloved event will be happening  around May 18th, and the theme is “Kindness Mends theHeart.” This year’s event will be just as meaningful as former ones, but it will be structured a little differently than students are used to. Full Article

Preparing for Relay for Life
by Alyssa Delaubell, 2015 (posted 4-4-15)
It is almost that time of the year again--Relay for Life is coming in June! CHS students pour hours of planning and fundraising into the event in themonths before the event. Full Article

Cocoa, Cookies, And Cramming for Midterms
by Alyssa DeLaubell, 2015 (posted 1-30-15)
Midterms are here again, accompanied by stress, panic, and the recurring mantra of “We never learned this!” This time is especially difficult for unwitting freshman, since this is their first time taking legitimate high school midterms. Full Article

54,000 Pennies for Patients
by Sharon Bian, 2015 (posted 1-30-15)

Pennies for Patients, was run by CHS Key Club from December 1st right up until winter vacation, the 23rd. It was a way for students to easily get rid of their loose change and simultaneously donate to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, whose aim is to turn these spare coins--from schools all across the country--into an eventual cure for leukemia. Full Article

Winterfest Winter Success!

by Mara Tu, 2017 (posted 12-09-14)

The CHS second annual Winterfest was held on December 6th! Full Article

CHS Community Service: Raking Leaves
by, Alyssa Addesso, 2016 (posted 12-18-14)

On Tuesday November 4th, while most people were still sleeping, multiple Cheshire High School students took part in the Annual Leaf Raking Community Service Event, which is organized by Assistant Principal Mr. Sansoucy. Students volunteer to rake leaves for senior citizens; it’s a fun and easy way for students to give back to the community. Full Article

What is Yet to Come 
By Marissa Cohen, 2015 (posted 9-8-14)   
I am the definition of a creature of habit. I enjoy a routine just as much as the next guy or gal. I like seeing familiar faces and being submerged in a comfortable environment. However, I know that in one year I will have to emerge from my comfort zone. Read more

Seniors Draw on Walls
By Shuang Guan, 2015 (posted 8-21-14)
On Tuesday, August 19, rising seniors of the Class of 2015 returned to CHS to pick up thei
r senior t-shirts and decorate the senior wall in the math hallway.
Full Article

Finally Here
By Sharon Bian, 2015 (posted 10-1-14)
So. Finally, after years of stressing and testing, binge eating and procrastinating - after spending the wee hours of August 26th frantically printing out pages of summer work - It’s finally here. It being senior year. And right now, It feels strangely anticlimactic. Read more

India’s MOM Satellite
By Shivani Padhi , 2018 (posted 10-1-14)
Recently, India joined with the ISRO to launch the country’s first satellite, called MOM, to orbit around Mars. MOM stands for Mangalyaan, which means “Mars craft” in Hindi. Read more

CHS Librarian’s Actress Sister Killed in Tragic Accident
By Skyler Sklenarik, 2015 (posted 9-8-14)

Ms. Molly Glynn, accomplished Chicago actress, theater performer, and younger sister of CHS librarian Ms. Sarah Peters, passed away on Saturday, September 6th after a freak bicycle accident the day before. Read more

Fall Sports Captains Take it Up a Level
y Skyler Sklenarik, 2015 (posted 9-8-14)
CHS fall sports captains attended a Leadership Conference on Monday, September 8th in New Haven, dressed to impress and excited for the start of their seasons. Read more