Category: Feature

Anonymous Twitter Account Exposes CHCCS Achievement​ Gap

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools have often been hailed as diverse and embracing communities that foster growth and education. However, an anonymous Twitter account has recently been disputing this narrative and highlighting some of the hard truths of the district. Take Back CHCCS Schools’s Twitter bio introduces themselves as “a scared administrator” who is urging students […]

Clashing opinions on Clan game

Normally, when people think of mobile games they might think Candy Crush, Trivia Crack and Fortnite. However, an older mobile game has made an appearance at CHS: Clash of Clans, an online, multiplayer game for iPhone and Android devices. The game, also known as COC, incorporates strategy with a heavy reliance on other players. Clash […]

Teachers march for increased wages

Teachers march on Raleigh to demand better pay and defend their rights. Photo by Elsie Baker On May 1, while students were enjoying their day off, many teachers from NC marched in downtown Raleigh for better pay and more funding for public schools. The march was planned by the NCAE (North Carolina Association of Educators). […]

The Chapel Hill Service Award

In a segregation-ridden community, the Chapel Hill school system was split into two separate schools: Chapel Hill High School and Lincoln High School. Now, over half a century later, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School District has four separate high schools, in which students of all colors, creeds and backgrounds are enrolled. Jock Lauterer, Carolyn Daniels, […]

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 […]

Anonymous candidate runs for SGA president

Anonymous candidate Hacky Sack posted this to their Instagram page to announce their presidential run. As May approaches and the school year begins to wind down, students all around CHS prepare for a very crucial time of year: student government association (SGA) elections. This year, among the students clamoring for senator, treasurer and presidential positions, […]

Overbeck commits to UNC volleyball

Sophomore Carson Overbeck will be playing for UNC’s volleyball team starting 2021. On April 11, Carson Overbeck, sophomore, announced her verbal commitment to UNC volleyball. Overbeck has been an integral part of the CHS varsity volleyball team since her freshman year. Overbeck additionally plays as a libero or defensive specialist for Triangle Volleyball Club. Now, […]

CHS competes at SkillsUSA

Senior Juan Ramirez won 4th place for his design Formed 54 years ago, SkillsUSA is an organization that offers opportunities to CTE students across the nation. With state competitions as well as a national competition, students are able to improve their skills and engage with other talented individuals in many different areas. From fantasy makeup […]

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