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Shooting for two

Shooting for two

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

September 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Choosing between school and athletics should never really be a decision, but as I sit down for a water break during my nightly workout, I cannot help but think about about the millions of athletes who are at a crossroads. Now is the time when high school athletes have to come to terms with the fac...

Volleyball teams utilized daily practice time to improve skills for upcoming game

Volleyball teams utilized daily practice time to improve skills for upcoming game

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

August 25, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness

Both the JV and varsity volleyball teams spent practices this week preparing for their third games of the season tomorrow against the Drew School. “We’ve definitely been practicing our hitting and rotations to make sure we go after every ball,” JV team member Giulia Oltranti said. “We want to b...

Back to School

Back to School

August 19, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Library renovations, summer activities and rising textbook prices are few of the many areas that returning and new students catch up on as they reenter the Flood Mansion doors.

Fitbit fuels competition

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

May 18, 2016


Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

Faculty members from each of the four schools and Central Services are competing with each other throughout the month of May as part of a Fitbit Challenge through the Wellness Program, designed to encourage faculty members’ healthy habits. Participants received Fitbits, a device which counts how ma...

Badminton team regains victory after broken undefeated streak

Badminton team regains victory after broken undefeated streak

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

April 12, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

The badminton team came back from a recent loss with a 4-1 win against Athenian High School in today’s game after breaking their undefeated streak in a game against University High School. The team turned their March 22 loss into a learning opportunity to come back stronger for today’s match, according to coach Sarah Garlinghouse. “We hadn’t played Athenian yet so it was a...

Council created to benefit sports captains, teams

Council created to benefit sports captains, teams

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

March 15, 2016


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Spring sports captains are learning and collaborating to promote leadership by strengthening themselves, their teammates and the games in a newly-created council. “Captains’ Council is an opportunity for leaders of all sports to talk about issues and different techniques that we can use to become bette...

Injuries that knee-d to be addressed

Injuries that knee-d to be addressed

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

March 15, 2016


Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

Climbing up the 10 flights of stairs from the Syufy Theatre to the Flood Mansion third floor is exhausting for most students, but for senior Cat Heinen, it literally is painful. “I have patellofemoral syndrome, which means my outer thigh muscles pull my kneecaps the wrong way, so when I go up or down stairs, it puts the wrong pre...

Mistakes outweigh greatness

Mistakes outweigh greatness

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

March 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

There is a difference between making an honest mistake because of ignorance and making a mistake because you never thought you would get caught. Maria Sharapova, the highest-paid female athlete in the world, says she has made a “mistake.” Sharapova admitted in a press conference last week to failing a drug test at the Aust...

Team captains congregate in leadership learning

Team captains congregate in leadership learning

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

March 2, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

Captains of Spring sports teams came together today to discuss leadership skills with the guidance of CHS Athletic Director Elena DeSantis. The Captain’s Counsel, a group comprised of captains of Spring sport captains, will meet every other Wednesday during lunch. “Captain’s Counsel is t...

Athletes must take risks at the expense of injury

Athletes must take risks at the expense of injury

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

February 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Pop. It's the sound that athletes fear every time they step on the field or court. We have heard so many stories about athletes like Derrick Rose and Tom Brady tearing an Anterior Cruciate Ligament and being taken away from the sport they love for surgery and months of rehabilitation. ...

Spring sports training begins

Spring sports training begins

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

February 4, 2016


Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

Even though the spring season does not begin until Monday, teams have been preparing for weeks to get ready for the second semester sports. Winter conditioning has been taking place at Stuart Hall after school five times a week and is open to all athletes, but is mainly attended by track and field...

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