Never Refuse to Reuse!

Fallon Carney, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Do you know how much trash is in our oceans today? 14 billion pounds. Yes, 14 BILLION. An estimated 14 billion pounds of trash, most of it being plastic, is dumped into oceans every year. Not only are there 14 billion pou...


Isabelle Pearce

November 20, 2019

What is your favorite part about Thanksgiving? Is it gathering with family? Food? The "start" of Christmas? Or the events that take place like Black Friday and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade? Whatever it is, it is coming up...

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 ...

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