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SOLs are headed to Chatham High

Cerenity Runyon and Amber Duncan

April 27, 2018

Filed under Academics, fun, News, Opinion, Student Life

Standards of Learning Tests are coming this month to Chatham High School to close out the 2017-18 school year. According to the Virginia Department of Education, this is exactly what "SOLs" are and why they are in the schools:...

Favorite Classes

Benjamin Woodward, Staff Writter

April 13, 2018

Filed under Academics, Opinion, Personal Reflection, Student Life

CHS students often have a favorite class that is the highlight of their day. Graham Dalton Jr., said, "Virginia US History because it's what interests me;  advanced algebra trig, also; the class is fun, and we do a lot of...

Black History Month

Sophie Parrish, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Academics, Opinion, Personal Reflection, Uncategorized

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...

Tech Vs. Academics

Makayla Barbour & Emma Myers, Staff Writers

February 23, 2018

Filed under Academics, Student Life, Uncategorized

Cell phones and classroom technology greatly distracts CHS students in many ways. Technology can be helpful. "I do vocabulary on Quizlet. A positive effect [of technology on school work] would be, if you didn't know a math f...

Teacher Tell All: JL Clayton

Cerenity Runyon, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018

Filed under Academics, fun, Student Life, Uncategorized

Chatham High's Career Academy teacher opened up about his teaching life recently during an interview. Mr. JL Clayton is the Career Academy teacher. "Once I got here, in 2012, I've always taught Career Academy," he said. "Career...

Chatham Blue Grass Band

Ben Woodward & Andrew Coles, Staff Writers

February 14, 2018

Filed under Academics, fun, News, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Chatham High School has its own musical culture that most people don't even know about. Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music, and is defined by its unique homage to America and its various cultural influences...

Freshmen Take On The School

Makayla Barbour & Emma Myers, Staff Writers

February 12, 2018

Filed under Academics, fun, Opinion, Student Life, Uncategorized

Freshmen at Chatham High School have lots of opinions about their experiences after completing one semester. Out of 22 freshmen interviewed, only six admitted to not having a good year. Many of the disgruntled students cited stricter...

Senior Spotlight: Emily Tuck

Brooke Hodnett, Opinion Editor

December 1, 2017

Filed under Academics, Personal Reflection, Student Life, Uncategorized

Honor student Emily Tuck has a very interesting future ahead of her after she graduates May of 2018. Tuck plans to study biology at James Madison University. She wants to become a wildlife biologist. “I’ve always had a...

Veteran Appreciation Night

Shannon Fuller, Hard News Editor

November 16, 2017

Filed under Academics, fun, Personal Reflection, Student Life, Uncategorized

Local veterans enjoyed free Golden Corral restaurant buffet meals recently. This year's annual Military Appreciation Night was Mon., Nov. 13. Every year near or on Veterans Day, Golden Corral provides a free meal to veterans...

ISS and BMC?

Hanna Sparks, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Filed under Academics, News, Student Life

The Behavior Management Center (BMC) and In School Suspension (ISS) are for students who behave inappropriately and need discipline to reinforce correct behavior. Mr. Seth Gunter, ISS teacher, said, "Usually between five...

Literature’s Impact on Culture

Natalie Spears, Editor in Chief

October 25, 2017

Filed under Academics, Student Life, Uncategorized

Literature has a huge impact on culture all around the world. Whether it be poetry, books, song lyrics, or plays, literature is extremely important. It builds up one's critical thinking, and it also helps a person to bec...

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