Author: Jade Simpson

Jade Simpson is one of the co-Editors in Chief, a third year Newspaper student, and a senior at Carrboro High School. On the weekends, Jade rides horses and eats skittles (but only the orange and yellow ones). She has often been described as loud, outgoing, and fun.

What’s Up Next

Monday 11/11 Today is Veterans’ day. Enjoy your day off! Tuesday 11/12 The School Improvement Team (SIT) is meeting today from 5:15-6:30pm in the Media Center. Following the SIT meeting, the Booster Club meeting will meet at 6:30-7:30pm in the Media Center. Wednesday 11/13 The Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) will be meeting in the […]

The origins of Prom

As juniors and seniors look for dresses, tuxes and maybe even a date for the the annual, school-sanctioned and widely famous prom, one might wonder, where did this tradition come from? Firstly, let’s address the name. Prom is short for promenade and can be easily defined as  a formal parade of guests. But the idea […]

First track meet runs smoothly

Senior Roman Perone (left) runs the 100m hurdles with sophomore Brian Buck (right). Photo by Jade Simpson On Thursday, March 7, Carrboro competed in its first track meet against North Carolina School of Science and Math (NCSSM). The team ended strong with the women winning 76-29, while the men lost 58-64. Track meets are scored per event, so each athlete gains points for their team by placing highest in their events. […]

The Best of Both Worlds

On April 4, 28 students and two teachers travelled across the Atlantic ocean to visit the United States. For the past eight years, Madame Nathalie Gaut, CHS French teacher, has been exchanging students from France and introducing them to American culture for three weeks. It was eight years ago that she first developed an interest […]

Survey examines CHCCS drug behavior

Every odd year, the CHCCS school district administers a survey to its stu- dents about risky behaviors. Last year, according to the survey, the trends of alcohol consumption went down from 29 percent to 23 percent, and marijuana use went down from 14 percent to 10 percent. However, some students questioned the study and whether […]

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