Author: Ella Terry

Ella Terry is a managing editor for the Jagwire. She’s a junior and this is her second year on the staff. She is an avid reader and loves cats and all things Harry Potter. She loves to bake and is eagerly awaiting the release of Frozen 2.

CHS Celebrates Banned Books Week

From September 22 to September 28, the nation celebrated Banned Books Week. Along with larger celebrations and events, Carrboro High School’s library also raised awareness about censorship and the freedom to read.  Banned Books Week is an awareness campaign promoted by Amnesty International and the American Library Association. The campaign focuses on highlighting challenged and […]

CHS students walk out to raise awareness about climate change, joining thousands worldwide

On Friday, September 20, three days before the UN Emergency Climate Summit,  hundreds of thousands of students and adults went on a strike to raise awareness for the global climate emergency and get the attention of world leaders. The strike, organized by Greta Thunberg, a sixteen year old climate activist, reached over 150 countries and […]

Student Government Elections: Popularity Contests?

The Carrboro High School student government elections have passed, and students have elected the candidates for the 2019-2020 school year. Now that the elections are finished, it’s important to consider the factors at play that get candidates elected: do their platforms have the biggest influence, are they good at campaigning, or does their level of […]

A Day Without English

On Tuesday, April 23, the National Spanish Honors Society is having a Day Without English, or the Spanish-a-thon. This day is to challenge students in Spanish classes to only speak Spanish from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Organizers hope to raise funds for National Spanish Honors Society projects, however, only members are raising money. This […]

CHS is National Runner Up in No Barriers Challenge

From left to right: Nick Visco, Jackson Lee, Isabella Olson, Kyla Staton, Kayla Hampton, Eleanor Clark, Nichole Noel and Jordan Smith hold up their winnings. Photo by Ella Terry. A team of nine Carrboro High students has won National Runner Up in the No Barriers Global Impact Challenge. The team, called Spectrum Unfiltered, includes Eleanor […]

Spanish Students Celebrate Annual Valentine’s Challenge

Today, during lunch, Señora Hill, CHS Spanish teacher, hosted the tenth Annual Valentine’s Couples’ Challenge in her room. The challenge invites anyone from couples to friends to participate in the contest. Student contestants answer trivia questions about Hispanic culture or grammar questions, based on the Spanish curriculum. While this is the tenth challenge, today was […]

CHS celebrates with Community Dinner

February is Black History Month, and to remember and celebrate black excellence throughout history, the annual Community Dinner is happening this Thursday at CHS. Carrboro High Community Dinners have taken place for the past 12 years, and they celebrate black culture, history and excellence. The dinners look back on famous historical figures and invite black […]

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