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Surveying STEM: Looking at low numbers of women in STEM careers

Surveying STEM: Looking at low numbers of women in STEM careers

Hayley Koontz, 12

February 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Top Story

In 1920, the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote. In 1963, John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law, advancing the cause of equal pay for women. The 2016 presidential election marked the first time in U.S. history that a woman won the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. Within...

Does CHS need a therapy dog?

Does CHS need a therapy dog?

Destiny Berryman, 10

February 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

A therapy dog and a service dog are two completely different things. A therapy dog is a trained canine who’s is to comfort and support humans through their emotions. A service dog is a trained canine who is working 24/7, to help with one specific individual person’s disabilities. Students who...

Like mother, like daughter: Abbriel Hadley relives her mother’s days at CHS

Like mother, like daughter: Abbriel Hadley relives her mother’s days at CHS

Abbriel Hadley, 11

February 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

“We are angels, we come from Heaven, we are the class of 87!” The year is 1987. Big hair is roaming the halls everywhere. Layered socks, rolled jeans, and KED’S have taken over Circle High School. Teens are cruising down Central Street in El Dorado, blaring music from the hottest hairbands and...

Glitch in CHS software sends teachers upside down

Glitch in CHS software sends teachers upside down

James Cash Erikson, 10

February 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Following the most recent software update at CHS, which was intended to fix several issues such as certain teachers repeating the same lines of dialogue over and over, several CHS teachers would appear upside down under certain circumstances. The teachers affected by this bug include the teachers added...

Bird Cage Brawl: Teachers prove too tough for seniors

Bird Cage Brawl: Teachers prove too tough for seniors

Noel Hawkins, 10

February 6, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Story

On Thursday, February 1, the Circle High faculty competed against the senior class in a friendly game of basketball. We use the term “competed” loosely. The faculty finished with a strong 29-17 win. Before the main event, the winter homecoming candidates were announced. For the girls: Keely Shaft,...

Hard work or talent; which would you rather have?

Hard work or talent; which would you rather have?

Noel Hawkins, 10

December 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Voice

Say there is a basketball player who makes 10/10 free throws without even practicing.There is another player that makes 9/10 but puts in the practice time everyday. Which one do you think is the better player? Is talent more important than hard work? Talent is defined as natural aptitude or skill. W...

Dodgeball tourney ends in smiles;bruised egos

Dodgeball tourney ends in smiles;bruised egos

Corbin Tandy, 10

December 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The True Blue dodgeball tournament, where everything is on the line. A tournament that consists of student against student and student against teacher showdowns. If you are good enough to  make it through the student bracket and win, you are with a whole new mountain to climb, the teachers. The best facu...

T-Birds hoping ‘Oklahoma’ strikes gold

T-Birds hoping ‘Oklahoma’ strikes gold

Abby DeHaven, 10

December 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

This November was the fall musical performance of Oklahoma from Rodgers and Hammerstein productions. Along with Oklahoma R&Hs productions include; Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, The Sound of Music, and Flower Drum Song. Circle High School’s drama and music department created the wonderful pe...

Incentives for finals: Good or bad idea?

Incentives for finals: Good or bad idea?

Londyn Bardin, 11

December 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Finals could be explained as one of the most hated parts of high school. Kids stress greatly as even though they know the material, some students are not good test takers. A final exam can greatly affect your grade. Finals range from 10-15% of your grade, that may not sound like a lot but it can dr...

Learning under the lights: Life as a first year director

Learning under the lights: Life as a first year director

Janessa Waltemath, 12

December 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Justin Ralph has made great advancements as a first year teacher. While being a full-time teacher he is also going through graduate school. He has stepped up to fulfill the large role of an english, forensics, speech and drama teacher. Ralph was a great pick as a drama teacher with his strong backgro...

Finals studying survival guide with Emily Erwin

Finals studying survival guide with Emily Erwin

Emily Erwin, 10

December 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

It’s almost that time of the year again, and I’m not talking about Christmas. I’m talking about finals. Studying is the worst. It's hard to find time, to make time, and when you do find time it's hard to actually want to study. There are a million things I would rather be doing then studying. H...

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