CEHS News

Students take PSAT exam to prepare for future testing

Juniors and sophomores enter the main gym and take their seats before the PSAT on October 14.

Caleb Kinnaird, Writer

October 14, 2015

Sophomores and juniors at East took the PSAT, a precursor to the SAT, on Wednesday. The subjects of the the two tests are reading, writing, and math. The PSAT is taken to prepare not only for the SAT and future standardized tests, but also to improve college transcripts. “I think the PSAT is a good...

Dance Marathon planning meetings begin

Dance Marathon is a twelve hour event that raises thousands of dollars for Turning Point, a domestic violence shelter.

Levi Copas, Writer

September 24, 2015

Dance Marathon is one of the largest student led organizations at East and in all of Columbus. It is a night of fun and games to benefit Turning Point, the community’s local shelter for those affected by domestic violence. However, none of it would be possible without the committee of people that...

BCSC superintendent to retire after 2015-2016 school year

BCSC superintendent to retire after 2015-2016 school year

Austin Lewis, Writer

September 22, 2015

Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation Superintendent Dr. John Quick has announced that this school year will be his last as superintendent. This decision, announced Monday, comes after an impressive 13 years in this position. Following Quick’s 25 years in the school corporation, he has big...

Local Flavor: Yo Mama’s photo gallery

Yo Mama’s Frozen Yogurt rests in the afternoon sun, right off of highway 46.

Corbin Parmer, Writer

September 17, 2015

CEHSNews’ Local Flavor series is featuring Yo Mama’s Frozen Yogurt. As a part of this series, CEHSNews will spotlight local, family owned businesses. Yo Mama’s is located on the West side of Columbus on Jonathon Moore Pike, and offers a wide variety of frozen yogurt.

Seniors awarded scholarships at Youth Leadership Bartholomew County

YLBC scholarship winners  seniors Alex Galle,left, Kira Singer, Maddie Albright, Katie Emmert, Bryn Eudy and Rebecca Smith pose for a photo.

CEHS News staff

September 14, 2015

Monday, high school seniors from around the county gathered to build leadership skills. Youth Leadership Bartholomew County was made up of over 200 students from Columbus East, Columbus North, Columbus Signature Academy, Hauser, as well as home schooled students. YLBC, which has been giving students...

Student Assembly hosts cookout to promote suicide awareness

Junior Kayla Gastineau serves chips from Chipolte during Thursday's cookout.

Jacob Harpring, Writer

September 10, 2015

Student Assembly hosted a free lunch on Thursday during 5A and 5B to raise awareness of suicide prevention. The event, held in the bus parking lot, consisted of chips and salsa, pizza, hot dogs, hamburgers and smoothies - all generously donated by local restaurants. There also were several counselors...

East students embrace new band resource area

After two years of renovations, Columbus East's band and choir resource center is open to students.

Abigail Larken, Writer

September 3, 2015

In 2013, the performing arts area underwent major construction and renovations. Now, two years later upon the completion of the renovations, the band and choir resource will finally be opening. Teachers are making their final preparations for the resource to open while students are looking forward to...

Prominent city sculpture moved

Decathexis, a sculpture created by Anthony Heinz May, rests at the corner of 11th and Jackson.

Corbin Parmer, Author

September 2, 2015

The city of Columbus is well-known for the architectural and sculptural culture it provides. In 2014, a spread of eight professionally made sculptures span the city and rest on busy street corners and along the new people trails. One certain sculpture, named Decathexis, which is created from a real...

Science teacher receives grant to visit Galapagos

Lynott captured this photo of a sea turtle while scuba diving off of the Galapagos Islands.

Maggie Lewis, Writer

August 31, 2015

The majority of students and teachers see summer break as a way to disassociate themselves from the ever-looming presence of school and learning, but Biology teacher Aaron Lynott visited the Galapagos Islands with a Teacher Creativity grant through Eli Lilly to keep his mind active and ready for the...

Educators from Japan visit East

Principal Mark Newell speaks with a visitor from Columbus' sister city: Miyoshi, Japan.

Irma Bruce, Writer

August 28, 2015

Columbus East High School had visitors from the other side of the world this past Wednesday. A group of Japanese educators visited the school to see, learn, and understand how the students and teachers work at Columbus East. The visitors took a tour of the school with East principal Mark Newell in...

East junior wins design contest

East junior Rachel Stull won a design contest sponsored by the Mill Race Marathon.

Isaac Harper, Writer

August 28, 2015

Rachel Stull has completed the Columbus Marathon. The T-shirt and poster design contest that is. Taking an interest in designing, Stull took the opportunity to participate in the contest. “I think designing is fun,” Stull said. The program asks for a design student to make a poster and...