The Wolfpacket

Petition for New Charter School Revoked

Travis Davis, Reporter

February 5, 2018

Ingenium Schools, an organization governing charter schools across L.A. County, had petitioned to open a school in Claremont, only to rescind that petition shortly after. Ingenium operates three elementary schools and one middle school and had intended to begin construction of a new school at the former...

CHS Stands Up to Cyberbullies

Aubree Trask, Reporter

February 5, 2018

Cyberbullying and internet safety is an ongoing issue at CHS, and is constantly acted upon by administration. Every year, the school tries different ways to get students involved and educated on these specific subjects. This year, CHS was, in accordance with federal law given from E-Rate, the Children’s...

CHS Honored for Quality AP Classes

Joseph Salvinski, Reporter

February 5, 2018

College Board, a non-profit organization that strives to improve student access to higher education, has honored CHS this year. Our school has been selected for the Advanced Placement (AP) District Honor Roll. This mark of distinction acknowledges our school’s commitment to advancing access for underrepresented...

An AP Experience

Travis Davis, Reporter

January 19, 2018

As sophomore year was wrapping up, I was faced with an incredibly difficult decision. Staring down at my course request form, pen in hand, I had to choose between enrollment in AP classes or the IB Diploma Programme. Having already taken AP Calculus AB, I had a rather pleasant learning experience in...

CHS Students Should Take First Semester Finals Before Winter Break

Travis Davis, Reporter

January 12, 2018

After spending months endlessly studying for tests and laboring away at homework, students look forward to relaxing during winter break. The holidays are generally regarded as a period of recreation and tranquility. However, this is certainly not the case for CHS students. Since finals are scheduled...

More Classes Must Offer Art Credits

Joseph Salvinski, Reporter

January 12, 2018

CHS students planning to matriculate to a four-year college or university may have difficulty fulfilling certain institutions’ requirements while meeting personal interests. The one-year fine art requirement covers many areas in visual and performing arts, such as dance, music, theater, and film. Not...

Global Warming: Real or Not? An Issue Up For Debate Con

Global Warming: Real or Not? An Issue Up For Debate Con

Catherine Schnabel, Asst. News Editor

January 12, 2018

Global warming being a byproduct of pollution is the debate that just will not go away. It is a debate that has even made its way into comedic monologues from Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, and “Last Week Tonight.” But unlike most debates, where you hear out both sides, one side claims that their position...

Expand Activities for P.E. Classes

makayla Oas, Reporter

January 8, 2018

Physical Education (P.E.) is the class in which students participate in physical exercises and games. In a typical P.E. class, the same boring activity after another is conducted while running a weekly mile. When this class comes to mind, people should get excited to participate in fun games and activities....

Global Warming: Real or Not? An Issue Up For Debate Pro

Sarah Hamid, Contributing Reporter

December 14, 2017

The controversy of global warming is often seen as an issue up for debate. This is a dangerous rhetoric that may lead people to believe that global warming is not real. However, seeing as global warming is indeed an irrefutable and observable fact, this narrative is not only false, but prevents further...

Dates Can Be a Bore; Friends Are More Fun on the Dance Floor

Kendall Chraplewski, Reporter

October 24, 2017

With the homecoming dance just around the corner, bundles of flowers, handfuls of balloons, and punny poster board proposals are an everyday sight here at CHS. To an onlooker of these homecoming festivities who may not have a date to the dance: do not start the self-pitying just yet. Although it may...

Advanced Courses Beyond AP and IB Should Be Offered at CHS

Travis Davis, Reporter

September 25, 2017

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses are commonly recognized as the highest-level classes that a CHS student can take or be expected to take. However, a surprisingly large number of students on-campus exhaust the courses of a particular subject and still wish to continue...

Animal Testing Is Inhumane and Must Be Stopped

Makayla Oas, Reporter

September 25, 2017

A nationwide poll conducted by Lake Research Partners found that 67% of American voters oppose testing cosmetics on animals. Animal testing is an issue that must be addressed because it is an inhumane practice being avoided by the government. This experimentation consists of scientific tests in which a ...

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