CEHS News

Friday Feuds: Balanced Calendar vs. Longer Summer

Friday Feuds: Balanced Calendar vs. Longer Summer

Dane Denniston and Ben Allen

March 10, 2017

Long Summer (Dane) In 2012 BCSC decided to go to a balanced calendar, which shortened summer break by two weeks. I personally do not like the calendar because it now requires me to go to school on my birthday (it’s in early August). Students need a longer break between school years because of all...

Friday Feuds: Are homework assignments still effective?

Friday Feuds: Are homework assignments still effective?

Dane Denniston and Thomas Myers

February 24, 2017

No (Dane) Students are sometimes faced with hours of homework when they get home. There are many students that have practice after school, and they have to go straight home afterwards and do their homework. If students understand a topic, they should not have to continue doing assignments over those to...

East student section losing support from students

East student section losing support from students

Drew Hasson, Social Media Team

February 15, 2017

Throughout the school year, except during very popular sports like football and basketball, people feel like the East student section hasn’t been the same as it was in the past. Twitter has been attacking the student section account, complaining about their lack of attendance and not choosing what...

Letter to the Editor: Syria’s Concentration Camp

Letter to the Editor: Syria's Concentration Camp

Alex Hahn

February 15, 2017

Article 53 of The Syrian Constitution reads: “1. No one may be investigated or arrested, except under an order or decision issued by the competent judicial authority, or if he was arrested in the case of being caught in the act, or with intent to bring him to the judicial authorities on charges...

Friday Feuds: Vacation vs Staycation

Friday Feuds: Vacation vs Staycation

Caleb Kinnaird and Thomas Myers

February 10, 2017

Vacation (Caleb) The best option for students on Spring Break is to take a vacation. First, a vacation gets students away from home and allows them to experience something besides what they see every day. Students can also travel to places such as Florida to enjoy the warm weather to get a break from th...

Women’s March Opposers: The Argument

Women’s March Opposers: The Argument

Cam Key, Copy Editor

February 9, 2017

These past few weeks, newspapers and magazines have been flooded with the same imagery that slides across your television screen nearly every night-of women, men and children massed in the hundreds and thousands in front of government buildings with signs, capes and pink knit hats with built-in cat ears....

Adulting: Should growing up be something to worry about?

Adulting: Should growing up be something to worry about?

Abigail Larken, Students Editor

February 7, 2017

As teenagers, our lives are filled to the brim with new responsibilities, which basically leads to continuous stress. High school is pretty much the time to start making important life decisions, especially towards the end of these four years. We all hope that as we get older, life just simultaneously...

Friday Feuds: Is it worth it to take AP classes in high school?

Friday Feuds: Is it worth it to take AP classes in high school?

Thomas Myers and Drew Hasson

February 3, 2017

No (Drew) Students at Columbus East are given the choice to take college-level courses in high school. While they may not be required, many students do choose to take them. AP classes can cause students too much stress within their already busy and tough schedule. These classes can be very tough and cau...

Friday Feuds: Who will win the Super Bowl?

Friday Feuds: Who will win the Super Bowl?

Drew Hasson and Thomas Myers

January 27, 2017

Patriots (Drew) Super Bowl LI will be played in Houston, Texas on February 5. Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady and Head Coach Bill Belichick will be competing in their record-setting seventh super bowl together. The Patriots have been a title contender every year with these two and will look to captu...

Friday Feuds: Snow Days vs 2 Hour Delays

Friday Feuds: Snow Days vs 2 Hour Delays

Caleb Kinnaird and Thomas Myers

January 13, 2017

Snow Days (Thomas) A snow day is the better call to make when the weather conditions are rough.  A snow day ensures that kids will stay off the slick, icy roads and will keep high schoolers safe and secure at home. Even though you miss a day of school, East has itslearning now, so students can ...

A House Divided

Thomas Voils, Opinion Writer

December 13, 2016

Due to the protests of anti-Trump activists after the election of President Elect Donald Trump, people have began to say that this is the most divided that America has ever been. When I hear that statement, I think back to the history lessons I’ve learned since starting history classes in first grade....

America’s Favorite Fried Potato

America's Favorite Fried Potato

Alex Schumacher, Arts and Entertainment Writer

December 6, 2016

The french fry has always been a topic of discussion among people of all ages and despite the mass amount of variation between each restaurant, it still begs the age old question: which fast food chain houses the greatest fried, artery clogging treat? Here is my totally subjective opinions on the to...