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New program started by Claremont High students offers free grocery delivery for elderly residents of Claremont

New program started by Claremont High students offers free grocery delivery for elderly residents of Claremont

Charles Jiang, Assistant News Editor

May 12, 2020

As the current COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread while showing no signs of slowing down, the question “What can I do to help?” has become common in the lives of many. This exact question is what crossed my mind when I decided to team up with Salma Mohideen, another junior at Claremont High school,...

Free online coding classes now available for all ages, skill-levels, and kids with autism

Free online coding classes now available for all ages, skill-levels, and kids with autism

Charles Jiang, Assistant News Editor

May 12, 2020

Easycode4kids.com is a free online learning platform started by Salma Mohideen and I, two juniors at Claremont High School who wanted to be able to offer the opportunity for children to learn an incredibly useful life skill: coding. We came up with the idea to help kids who were feeling bored at home duri...

Update on CHS Prom and Graduation ceremony

Charles Jiang, Asst. News Editor

May 1, 2020

With the current COVID-19 situation, CHS has experienced an unexpected turn of events. The typical high school experience is composed of dances, rallies, and graduation. However, with the unpredictable and severe nature of COVID-19, this experience for many has taken a drastic turn. CHS has had to cancel...

The unforseen environmental impacts of the coronavirus

Meghan Mason, Reporter

May 1, 2020

Six months ago, the world watched as environmental youth activist Greta Thunberg stared down Donald Trump at the United Nations after criticizing him and others for ignoring the greenhouse gas emissions that are causing irreparable damage to the planet. Now, unexpectedly, many are seeing a glimpse of...

Local response to the coronavirus pandemic

A member of Claremont's homeless population roams the streets in search of food and a place to rest.

Kathryn Enriquez, Reporter

May 1, 2020

After a month of staying home to decrease the spread of the novel Coronavirus, the city of Claremont has continued to assess the impacts of the virus in consultation with Los Angeles County Public Health Officials and local partners. The city staff continues to quickly respond to the rapidly evolving...

CHS Grading Policy and Petition Updates

CHS Grading Policy and Petition Updates

Ady Bolinger, Reporter

April 17, 2020

March 18, 2020: As the Claremont community was informed that CHS would be temporarily closing, effective March 13, an official statement came out from CUSD Superintendent Dr. Jim Elsasser on March 18, stating that for the time being, all school work would be optional. This was to support and acknowledge stude...

CHS closes amid fears over COVID-19

CHS closes amid fears over COVID-19

Stephen Nazareth, Reporter

April 3, 2020

Three weeks ago, students were coming to CHS like it was any other day. The halls were alive with the sounds of conversation, laughter, and hundreds of footsteps as people traveled to their classes. Second semester was in full swing and May exams were already starting to enter some minds as the days...

IB to expand as it reaches middle schoolers

IB to expand as it reaches middle schoolers

Meghan Mason, Reporter

April 3, 2020

For many CHS sophomores, with the month of March comes the choice of whether or not to participate in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program — an important and difficult decision that many students have pondered since the beginning of their freshman year. However, as soon as the 2021-2022 school...

Editor Charles Jiang reflects on his experience in CHS’ Every Fifteen Minutes program

Writer Charles Jiang in the process of becoming a member of the

Charles Jiang, Assistant News Editor

April 3, 2020

In 2018, the NHTSA reported 10,511 deaths from drunk driving accidents. According to the CDC, six teens aged 16-19 died everyday from drunk driving accidents in 2017. At first sight, these statistics are extremely scary, but not scary enough. Impulsive teenagers across America hear these statist...

With Joe Biden projected to win presidential nomination, here is what his presidency would look like

With Joe Biden projected to win presidential nomination, here is what his presidency would look like

Angelo Thomas, Reporter

April 3, 2020

After the last few rounds of state primaries, each delegate vote cast further cements disappointment for the Bernie Bros and Joe Biden’s nomination. At this point, Biden has an almost 300-delegate lead on Bernie Sanders, and Biden is projected to win almost all of the upcoming high point state primaries...

Stock market crash heralding in time of uncertainty

Stock market crash heralding in time of uncertainty

Jaiden Curlin, Head Opinions Editor

April 3, 2020

Most students at CHS likely do not pay attention to the stock market, which is warranted. Students are teenagers who are often too busy thinking about a whole other world of tasks and events to be worrying about whether huge multi-billion dollar companies are making as much money as they could be. But...

New district attorney to influence entire US

Art by Galen Adolph

Angelo Thomas, Reporter

February 20, 2020

In our current high-tension political atmosphere, people seem to be realizing that local elections can have just as much of an effect on their communities as presidential elections. Smaller elections, which once flew under most people’s radar, have become battlegrounds for competing ideologies. This...

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