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The Expansion of STEM at CHS Allows Students to Gain Experience

Isabella Cisneros, Online Editor, Reporter

April 25, 2016


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The essential factors that have helped the U.S. and many other countries to flourish are advancements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). By getting an education in these subjects, students are being prepared to enter a job market that is driven by these fields. California holds...

Students at CHS Become Politically Active in Bernie Sanders’ Campaign

Students at CHS Become Politically Active in Bernie Sanders’ Campaign

Kamran Curlin, Reporter

March 25, 2016


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With only about 60% of 18-24 year-old Americans voting in the 2012 presidential election, America has had a voting problem. However, thanks to clubs like CHS for Bernie, young people all over America are starting to have a renewed interest in voting. Taking political action is extremely important for...

CHS Finally Set to Install Gender Neutral Bathrooms on Campus

Isabella Cisneros, Online Editor, Reporter

March 25, 2016


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Gender-neutral restrooms have long been considered a social rights issue for those who identify as transgender, genderqueer, or outside of the gender binary. They are a part of the goal to end discrimination against people of any gender identity, and recently, it was announced that a unisex restroom...

Making Change Essay Winners: Antona, Poy, and Kathuria

Dorothy Gadsby, Reporter

March 25, 2016


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For 26 years, the City of Claremont has been holding a scholastic essay competition, called “Making Change,” to honor Martin Luther King Jr. and other victorious leaders who made change in society and implemented social justice. Students in CUSD or children who are residents of Claremont are...

WASC Accredits CHS

Will DePrez, Reporter

March 25, 2016


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On Feb. 29, March 1, and March 2, the WASC Accreditation Visit conducted by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) appraised the educational purposes of CHS. The WASC visit entailed close observations of classes and campus programs, interviews with students and faculty members, and examination...

CUSD Receives Golden Bell Award

James Jung, Reporter

March 25, 2016


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CUSD is proud to have received the Golden Bell Award, an award for academic success, for the third time. The Golden Bell Award, which is sponsored each year by the California School Boards Association, recognizes extraordinary programs that are offered either in school districts or County Boards of Education....

Every Fifteen Minutes

Every Fifteen Minutes

Arianna Moss, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

During the Every Fifteen Minutes program at Claremont High School on March 23, junior and senior students watched a simulated car crash caused by a drunk driver. First responders reported to the scene on Indian Hill Boulevard to care for the injured and deceased students. Senior John Bifone was prono...

Growing Anti-Islamic Sentiment Negatively Affects Students at CHS

Growing Anti-Islamic Sentiment Negatively Affects Students at CHS

Ohana Durantes, Reporter

February 23, 2016


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Recent events such as the Paris attacks, San Bernardino shooting, and other terrorist attacks that ISIS has claimed responsibility for have contributed to the rise of anti-Islamic sentiment not only in the U.S., but the world as well. Anti-Islamic sentiment or Islamophobia is discrimination, intolerance,...

Mittman’s Enviromental Science Students Redesign 600 Quad

Mittman’s Enviromental Science Students Redesign 600 Quad

Isabella Cisneros, Online Editor, Reporter

February 23, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Fifteen years after its last renovation, the 600 quad of CHS is facing major reconstruction this year. The goal is to provide sustainability and to create a more accessible and comfortable environment for its Special Education residents. The renovation plan was devised by CHS’s own AP Environmental...

Key Club Entertains the Retired Citizens of Claremont at Pilgrim Place

Key Club Entertains the Retired Citizens of Claremont at Pilgrim Place

Will DePrez, Reporter

February 23, 2016


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The members of the Claremont Pilgrim Place devote themselves, their talents, and their resources to strengthening the entire community of Claremont. This intention can be seen in dozens of the activities and organizations that the Pilgrim Place hosts. One of these activities is the monthly community...

Teen Committee Holds Mental Health Awareness Event to Educate Community

Isabelle Allison, Reporter

February 23, 2016


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The fight to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness has been an ongoing battle for more than 20 years and has led to the formation of many national and global organizations to help spread mental health awareness. This includes the members of the Claremont Teen Committee. On March 30 from 4-5:30...

CHS Revives BYOD Program in Classes

Chenna Hu, Reporter

February 23, 2016


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On Jan. 25, CHS launched a pilot Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program that enables students to bring their iPads to school for academic purposes. The main purpose of this program is to help students become more involved with their school work and gain more accessibility to technology since many classrooms...

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