• 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"

Long Distance Love

LaKyah Walton and Lauren King

April 20, 2018

Filed under fun, Personal Reflection, Student Life, Uncategorized

Long distance relationships are not popular at Chatham High School. Sophie Parrish, freshman, said, "I feel like they might can work out, but it is not likely for them to. I would tolerate the distance if they were five hours...

Peer Pressure

LaKyah Walton, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018

Filed under Personal Reflection, Student Life, Uncategorized

Peer Pressure is one of the most serious problems in high school today. Chatham High School students face it often. Xavier Johnson, sophomore, said, "I usually walk away. To me, peer pressure is when someone persuades a...

Freshman Fears

Emma Myers, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

Filed under fun, Personal Reflection, Student Life, Uncategorized

Most freshmen were afraid at the beginning of this school year. "I was afraid of bullying. I didn't get bullied though. I made friends. [My advice would be] to get along with people," said Judith Guillen. "I thought I...

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...

Big Talk: What’s Most Important to You?

Kailey Neal and Jennifer Hernandez

April 13, 2018

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

Week six of Big Talk.  What's the most important thing to you?  Ethan Farthing, ninth grader said, "Love is the most important thing because life without love is nothing. We would only have hate in the world; love is wh...

Big Talk

Kailey Neal and Jennifer Heranandez

March 30, 2018

Filed under fun, News, Opinion, Personal Reflection, Uncategorized

Week five of Big Talk.  What's the most important lesson you've ever learned?  This week we got plenty of advice from CHS students for all different types of aspects of life. Emile Jerread, tenth grader said, "Manne...

Stand up protest at CHS

Ethan Dunevant, Ben Woodward, and Andrew Coles

March 23, 2018

Filed under News, Personal Reflection, Student Life, Uncategorized

CHS took part in a nationwide protest for the school shooting that happened in Parkland, FL, last month. Seventeen people were murdered by a Nikolas Cruz, 18-year-old former student at the school, who used an AR-15. The...

Big Talk

Kailey Neal and Destiny Sandridge

March 9, 2018

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

For week three of continuing the Big Talk movement, we brought attention to the difference between "Maybe and Guarantee." Ms. Kalina Silverman created the Big Talk movement to bridge that gap in communication that small tal...

Big Talk

Kailey Neal and Destiny Sandridge

March 5, 2018

Filed under fun, Opinion, Personal Reflection, Uncategorized

This week, continuing the Big Talk movement, we developed our own provocative questions to promote interesting responses. Big Talk is a movement created by Ms. Silverman to create deeper, more meaningful conversations between ...

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...

Big Talk

Amber Duncan, Destiny Sandridge, and Kailey Neal

February 21, 2018

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

Big Talk is a movement to improve significant human interactions. The Big Talk movement was created by Kalina Silverman. Ms. Silverman is a Fulbright scholar living in Singapore. She researches “Bridging East-West communi...

What’s New for You in the New Year?

Sierra Burnett, Brittany Thomas, and Shannon Fuller

December 19, 2017

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

Chatham High School students and faculty gave us some insight on what they want to change in 2018. Mrs. Lipscomb, said, " For my New Year's resolution, I would like to spend more time with my family." Steven Taylor, sophomore,...

Personal Reflection