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New year, new principal, new changes to vaping?

Areesh Zaidi, Reporter March 6, 2024

With Dr. Mitchell becoming Claremont High School’s new principal after Dr. O’Connor’s retirement, various changes have been implemented to combat a pre-existing major issue at school: drug usage....

A Guide to Being the Best Dressed at Graduation

A Guide to Being the Best Dressed at Graduation

Caroline Warren, Reporter March 4, 2024

Many students at Claremont High School have played the idea of their impending graduation over and over in their heads. For most, it is them sitting on white chairs on the football field, clapping for...

Every Fifteen Minutes

Every Fifteen Minutes

Maxima McCormack and Caroline Warren December 21, 2023

Sirens blaring, red lights flashing, and ambulances driving off with gurneys of unidentified people. Soon, parents and guardians receive the call of their nightmares: their child has been involved in a...

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Joy Cheng and Fiona Bulmer December 21, 2023

Running noses and coughs have become the chorus of Claremont High School classrooms. Over the past month, students have found themselves within the grasp of an escalating health crisis, leaving classrooms...

School resource officer corporal Brittany Sornborger greets proctor Lucky Duong at Claremont High School.

An Update on School Resource Officers in CUSD

Anais Talbott Meza, Reporter December 21, 2023

On Tuesday, November 28th, the Claremont City Council held a meeting discussing a three year old predicament: the future of School Resource Officers in CUSD. The SRO program, established in Claremont in...

Researchers Rishabh Paliwal and John Pan

CHS Students Explore Cultural Capital and Monetary Value

Carrie Anne Little, Editor In Chief December 21, 2023

For many high school rising seniors, summer is a time for rest, relaxation, and embellishment of college apps. Many teens spend the summer traveling, working, or volunteering. But for CHS students John...

art | Danni Fajardo

Food? Maybe. Snacks? No. Why club fundraising is cut

Joy Cheng, Isla Bulmer, and Fiona Bulmer November 17, 2023

As the new school year commences and clubs begin to form, the inevitable need for fundraising arises. Clubs at Claremont High School are self-sustaining and therefore must engage in fundraising activities...

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CHS’s art program blending away: the death of the art program

Dorlhe Davila Mendoza, Reporter October 13, 2023

At the heart of Claremont High School, where the school echoes with the hustle and bustle of eager students, there is a gem that is craving a renaissance: the visual arts program. Once a vibrant creative...

Queer Acceptance at CHS

Izzy Thomas and Julia Little October 13, 2023

This year, California has passed over nine pro-LGBTQ pieces of legislation that mandate a more accepting atmosphere across all public schools in the state. The change had a ripple effect in the educational...

BREAKING NEWS! Wolfpacket room relocated!

BREAKING NEWS! Wolfpacket room relocated!

Mayo Ou, Head News Editor October 13, 2023

Since even before the start of the school year, returning editors and reporters alike texted the new Wolfpacket Editors-in-Chief about an odd change to their schedules. Something was wrong, they said....

Bicycles have been disappearing one by one from the unguarded bike racks at CHS. 

art | Tessa Casper

Bikes are disappearing from the 800s bike racks!

Mayo Ou, Head News Editor May 5, 2023

Claremont is often considered a place of safety, with little criminal activity. Yet recently stolen bikes may have changed students’ opinions on how secure they feel their belongings are when they go...

art | Natalia Escobar

To Change: CHS’s Compulsory Curriculum Changes

Kyle Chen and Rhea Sethi May 5, 2023

As times change, the world does too, and schools must adapt accordingly. A school’s biggest responsibility is to educate its students and prepare them for adulthood. One way to do this is by making certain...

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