• November 13"There is always something to be thankful for."
  • October 26"Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead."
  • September 27"Always salt your pasta while boiling it"

Polyamorous Dating

Sophie Parrish, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018

In my youth group (seventh through twelfth grades) at church we like to have discussions among ourselves. There are many pertinent topics, so we each write what we want to talk about on a piece of paper and throw it in...

Dorm Rooms

Sophie Parrish, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018

Some rising college students are already thinking about their dorm rooms. They are eager to express themselves on the walls, hang out with friends, and of course, study with or without your roommate(s). Dorm rooms are an...

What I learned my Freshman Year.

Sophie Parrish, Design Editor

May 10, 2018

High school is an intimidating place for most teenagers. There are more freedoms and opportunities to express yourself, and although this is wonderful and exciting, it's also when everyone is doing the same thing you are...trying to fi...

The “Perfect Body”

Sophie Parrish, Design Editor

April 27, 2018

Women and girls have high expectations for themselves that often include  unrealistic, physical ideals of perfection for their faces and bodies. CHS students are not immune to these pressures, but many had opinions about the...

A “Real Man?”

Sophie Parrish, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

The Urban Dictionary describes a real man as, "A real man is a man that contains a seemingly infinite amount of qualities which they desire, ranging from having money, to being affectionate, kind, good father, faithful, muscular,...

Class Clown

Sophie Parrish and Sherry-Mae McAllister

April 13, 2018

Every class has a clown, and everyone has their favorite joke. Tanner Merricks, Daniel Hendricks, and David Oakes, all freshmen said, "One of us is the class clown each day; it just depends on what mood we are in. The reason...

Is Dating a Thing of the Past?

Sophie Parrish, Design Editor

March 28, 2018

The concept of dating among teens changes every year. Students and teachers have different opinions on what a date should be like, how a guy should behave, and all of the other details of a perfect date. Madison Houser,...

Reid Street Gallery(Art Show)

Sophie Parrish, Design Editor

March 20, 2018

The 2018 All County Art Show will be held  at the Reid Street Gallery, 24 Reid Street, Chatham. Each county high school contributed 15 pieces of original art completed by students. "The show will be held...

Who would be your teacher?

Sophie Parrish and Lauren King

March 19, 2018

Ever wish you could hire your own teacher? Some CHS students weighed in on whom they would hire if they had the choice. Harper Jones, senior, said, "I picked Jennifer Lawrence because she has a wonderful personality." LaKyah...

Black History Month

Sophie Parrish, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018

The month of February was designated Black History Month in 1976. At CHS, there has been no school-wide mention of the month over the intercom. In Pittsylvania County, I remember as a student in elementary and middle school...

Valentines Day at CHS

Sophie Parrish & Ethan Dunevant, Staff Writers

February 14, 2018

Love it or hate it, Valentine's Day is here. CHS students have as many opinions as there are personalities. Few students are genuinely excited about this traditional day of celebrating love.  There were many 'tongue in...