Mr. / Ms. Spartan 2018: The Charities

KARI GOTTFRIED It’s seven months of non-stop action. It’s over a hundred thousand dollars for five local charities. For some, it’s the pinnacle of their high school experience. What is it? The Mr./Ms. Spartan program. For the next few months, the High-O-Scope will be providing you with the inside scoop on this year’s Mr./Ms. Spartan... Continue Reading →

Spartan Success: You Get What You Give

KARI GOTTFRIED (originally published in Vol. I, Issue VII, March 2017) When I enter Eric Dazey’s classroom during mentoring, it takes me a moment to locate his whereabouts. Instead of sitting at his desk, grading papers, he is engaged with the students: administering tests, answering questions, and explaining confusing concepts. During our interview, we are... Continue Reading →

Meet Carson Lommers!

ETHAN CARSON   Meet Carson Lommers. She is a freshman here at CHS, and she has a story. You may have seen her around the halls, specifically the music hall, with her playful hair and matching demeanor. She has been dyeing her hair periodically since the third grade and doesn’t plan on changing that anytime... Continue Reading →

Swim Team Like No Other

TAYLOR SILBERNAGEL   While swimming is usually associated with warm summer days, the actual high school season kicks off when the temperature drops. Winter is the time when everyone heads indoors, and for these athletes, it's time to get back into the pool. Spartan swim team is known for having some of the top swimmers... Continue Reading →

January 15th, A Day to Reflect

MALI GOTTFRIED   On August 28th, 1963, Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. led the March on Washington, an event designed to shed light on the political and social challenges that African Americans continued to face across the country. Over two hundred thousand Americans came together for a day led by people of all backgrounds. King... Continue Reading →

Be Present

GRACE KNUTSEN   Have you ever been given a piece of advice that resounds within you, one you come back to and ponder again and again? The kind of advice that catches you off guard as you go through your day-to-day motions, with subtle hints of its existence popping up unexpectedly when you aren’t looking?... Continue Reading →

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