Author: Kim (Ryx) Zan

Nationwide testing changes due to COVID-19

The novel coronavirus has caused shutdowns and closures of schools throughout the United States, impacting nationwide standardized testing such as the ACT and SAT. Advanced Placement (AP) classes have also been changed, with new online resources and testing procedures for classes.The SAT scheduled for May 2 has been canceled, and those who have already registered […]

eSports Aren’t Easy

Game day: fans flood arenas wearing team jerseys, searching for events to meet their dream players and gain an autograph. Those who don’t make it to the event itself sit impatiently by their laptops and T.V.s waiting for their streaming service to begin airing. All wait to watch those who’ve spent hours honing their skills. […]

Ready Player One Done, Unready?

Warning: Spoilers ahead (but you likely won‘t watch this movie anyway) After seeing the first trailer for Ready Player One, I was incredibly excited, as any normal person would be after reading Ernest Cline’s novel of the same title. When someone makes a movie based on a popular book, readers tend to forget about the […]

Science Olympiad excels

The CHS Science Olympiad team won their regional competition for the first time ever this year on Saturday, March 3. The varsity team placed second in regionals overall, giving them the opportunity to compete in the state competition. The club has existed at CHS for five years, but they hadn’t made it into the top […]

CHS leads the way

Project Lead the Way (PLTW) engineering classes are in their third year at Carrboro High School, and the program is more popular this year than ever before. The number of students involved in PLTW has increased since CHS introduced its first class within the program: Introduction to Engineering. The number of students in the program has […]

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