CCHS Press

Check the Facts

Check the Facts

Story by: Brooke Bettes, Reporter

April 11, 2017

Donald Trump expresses most of his thoughts through the social media platform Twitter. He has shared his thoughts on many things from immigration to inspirational people. More recently, he made it known how “democratic” news outlets have made up scandals to write about to make him seem like a crimina...

Brain teasers

Schools should become more involved in the mental well being of students.

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Design Editor

February 22, 2017

High school students face high amounts of stress on a daily basis, and it can lead to depression, anxiety and a slew of other mental health issues. The mental health of high school students has serious effects on education, and schools should take a more active role in providing resources for prevent...

A Dog’s Purpose is not to drown

A Dog's Purpose is not to drown

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2017

Lovers of the book by W. Bruce Cameron highly anticipated the film remake of “A Dog’s Purpose.” Waiting to see the loving tale about the bond between human and animal come to life finally turned from dream to reality, but before students flood theaters hoping to see the loving faces of puppies...

Let students take a BREAK from homework

Why students feel overwhelmed with homework over Holiday Break

Story by: Jaidyn Hatchett, Reporter

December 19, 2016

Every student looks forward to holiday breaks for the purpose of  going out of town or catching up on sleep previously lost from late nights doing homework. Breaks from school should consist of an actual break from school. Students have other commitments during breaks than worrying about a homework ...

Kanye vs Taylor

Kanye vs Taylor

Story by: Sam Billings, News Story

September 16, 2016

The recent scuffle between Taylor Swift and Kanye West seems like history repeating itself for the umpteenth time, and it has become old news. For those who do not know, West’s wife, the infamous Kim Kardashian, leaked videos of a phone call between her husband and Swift regarding a controversial lyric...

A change of perspective

A change of perspective

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2016

As teachers prepare to discuss one of the most horrific events in America’s history with students, they should embrace the traditional teachings of the attacks on September 11 and teachers should ensure that a moment of remembrance occurs in every class. With more years passing, the importance of teac...

Stories left untold

Stories left untold

Story by: Emma Ruggiero, Opinion Editor

September 10, 2016

The aftershocks of the September 11, 2001 attacks still send tremors through the nation over a decade and a half later, yet students only have a few minutes each year to learn of the catastrophic event that changed America - and the rest of the world - forever. Schools need to implement the subject of 9/1...

The grade gap

The grade gap

Story by: Miranda Duncan, Copy Editor

April 8, 2016

The current GPA system rewards students in upper-level courses with the option for seven points towards their GPA and L-level students with only six points. The district should ensure that both L and K core classes receive the same GPA points to ensure students of all learning capabilities can earn ...

Red, blue or a little purple?

Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis, Democratic candidate, during the final gubernatorial debate in a KERA-TV studio in Dallas on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (Andy Jacobsohn/Dallas Morning News/MCT)

Story by: Audrey Jones, Entertainment/ opinion editor

October 31, 2014

  From city council elections to the presidential election, uneducated voting poses a problem for the United States. It proves essential for people and the government to understand the realities of voter mentalities with the Texas gubernatorial election right around the corner. Th...

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