Unsung Heroes of CHS

Makenzie Henton, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2019

Behind every school, there is a vital group of people consisting of custodians, kitchen staff, secretaries, supervisors, and support staff. Without these members of the school, the daily lives of students would run nowhere near...

The Stress Is Unreal

Angelina Levins, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

  Parents had it much easier "back in the day" when they did not have to stress so much about homecoming. They never had to go spend a large amount of money on a dress because all that was worn included a homecoming shirt and bottoms to g...

AP Dos and Don’ts: Advice from a Stressed Senior

Makenzie Henton, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2019

To all of those who are approaching their lives in AP classes or have just started them, let me tell you: It. Is. Hard. Many students in the past have struggled continuously to be successful in these advanced courses, and the...

Meet the Newest Additions to the CHS Staff

Chloe Finn, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

The Carterville school district is growing which means there is a need for more and more teachers. CHS is happy to welcome four new teachers to the staff this school year: Matt Crain, Andrew Nash, Caleb Swartz, and Jon Wilheim....

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

May 7, 2019

Dear Future Seniors,

Megan Horner, Editor-In-Chief

May 7, 2019

Dear Future Seniors, I’m leaving in a week, graduating from the school, the culture, and the people that I have spent years surrounded by. It is with great sadness and excitement that I prepare to leave, and seemingly wit...

AP Test Taking Tips

Julia Stroud, staff writer

April 30, 2019

As the school year slowly approaches May, AP students begin to set into panic mode as English, Calculus, Chemistry, and U.S History tests come to the final countdown. A whole school year of preparation is coming to a close, and stude...

Taking a Step in to Prep: the SAT and ACT

Tomi Boggess, Writer

April 5, 2019

The most hated acronyms in the High School population: SAT and ACT. Whether you’ve prepped since you were in junior high or haven’t thought about it at all, nobody enjoys taking standardized tests. They take forever, they ...

The Struggle: SAT Prep

Sydney Brown, Staff writer

April 1, 2019

It is the monstrous test, the giant concern, and the largest inconvenience that all high school students dread their junior year; it is the SAT. I think it would be an understatement to say that juniors are stressed over this ...

The Most Anticipated Night in Hollywood

Dylan Gossett, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Leading up to the 91st Academy Awards, movie critics and fans alike predicted and could not wait to see which films and achievements would take home the gold on February 24th, 2019. There was much speculation on who would w...

Almost Show Time

Julie Walder, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

At Carterville High School, students will be putting on a musical called Guys and Dolls. The show will take place on April 12th and 13th. Guys and Dolls, an American musical comedy, is set in the Depression Era in Time Square....

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