The Missing Element: Why Kids Are really Bored In School

Ciara Newman, Staff Writer

March 29, 2016

Filed under Perspectives, Uncategorized

American kids spend about 14,000 hours of their childhood in school. That’s six hours a day for 180 days per year (the minimum amount of days required to be in school), multiplied by all the grade levels to possibly go through—from...

Breaking the stigma: raising awareness of mental health

Katie Manning @HopeLoveEarth, Editor-in-chief

March 28, 2016

Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Maintaining mental health is critical to living a happy and fulfilling life. As important as it is, mental health is oftentimes ignored or disregarded because many people seem to not want to associate themselves with mental illnesses....

CSHS student and parent weigh in on independent activities

Ruba Alomari @Roobsevelt, Staff Writer

December 23, 2015

Filed under Perspectives

Go to school, learn, eat, study and repeat. Wake up the kids, send them off to school, run errands or go to work, cook dinner and repeat. Plan your lesson, go to work, teach, grade and repeat. All of these scenarios seem pretty...

Helping yourself, helping others, and helping the community

Eman Elnatour, Staff Writer

December 23, 2015

Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

From sorting books at the library to reading stories to cancer patients in the hospital, volunteering is another way to help others and better yourself. Helping others is a great way to develop positive character traits. Although...