SAT Preparation

Emily Boshera, Staff Writer

April 29, 2018

All across the state of Illinois, high school students take the Scholastic Aptitude Test, or the SAT. The state of Illinois previously required students to take the American College Testing, or the ACT. While students are allowed...

John A. Logan College High School Writing and Art Contest

Megan Horner, Editor-In-Chief

April 29, 2018

On Wednesday, March 21, CHS sent some of its finest writers and artists to the John A. Logan 30th annual High School Art and Writing contest. In late January, students had sent in their pieces in either the writing or the art...

Georgia’s Declassified School Survival Guide: Welcome to CHS

Georgia Stroud, staff writer

April 23, 2018

Going into high school can be a frustrating and nerve-racking experience for most freshman. Here are some tips and tricks to help the new "freshie’s" make it through without a scratch! Carterville High School can be intimidating ...

Carterville High School Giving Back

Myah Richards, Head Editor

March 21, 2018

For the spring semester, Carterville High School students were put to the challenge to give back to their community. All enrichment classes at CHS were asked to create a service project to better their school or community. Stud...

Solo and Ensemble 2018

Teresa Pender, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

This year’s Solo and Ensemble competition was on Saturday, March 3rd at Benton High School.  Solo and Ensemble is a singing and playing competition for soloists and groups of two or more people.  Each performer is assigned a ce...

Sweeping The Games: USA’s Cinderella Curling Gold

Dava Smith, staff writer

March 19, 2018

This year‘s winter Olympics has wrapped up with U.S. winning 23 medals, and nine of them being gold. One of those gold medals was that of the U.S. men’s curling team. Curling is a highly underrated sport where the object is to ge...

The U.S. and the Winter Olympics: An Overview

Megan Horner, Editor-In-Chief

March 7, 2018

Every four years, diplomats and leaders from countries across the world gather in a snowy place to watch a fantastic competition of athleticism and sport also known as the Winter olympics. Tensions were high, emotions ran hot, an...

AP Classes in High School

Megan Horner, Editor-In-Chief

February 12, 2018

Since the 1950s, Advanced Placement classes have been an important part of schools’ curriculum. Unfortunately, many of its problems have become obvious due to the massive growth the program experienced in the past few years. Many edu...

Wild Weather

Georgia Stroud, staff writer

February 5, 2018

As most of us know, Southern Illinois weather can be unpredictable and wild. Residents of the Southern Illinois area have seen this throughout the month of January. Last month on Thursday the 11th, students from all over the regi...

Welcome to Chile

Julia Stroud, staff writer

February 5, 2018

Carterville High School sophomore Sophia Maring was recently accepted to participate in the Youth Foreign Exchange program through Carterville’s Rotary  Club beginning July of 2018. Sophia’s anticipation for positive news ...

Christmas in Carterville

Alyssa Leapley, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017

On December 1st 2017, our hometown hosted their annual Christmas celebration, “Christmas in Carterville”. The event drew a lot of attention to the locals of Southern Illinois and others around the area. The event brought joy...

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