JOURNEY LIPSCOMB With nearly 75% of teens possessing their own smartphone, it seems trivial to consider decreasing the time spent on one’s device. A main source of communication and sociability as well as a mechanism for accessing the internet and homework assignments, a high school student’s smartphone can be thought of as a reliable tool.... Continue Reading →
TAYLOR SILBERNAGEL The perfect gift this Valentine’s Day is the gift of heart health. As we move into the month of love and leave behind the well known month of new beginnings it's important to realize that those resolutions you made can not only be achieved and sustained--while still remaining yourself. Along with Valentine's Day,... Continue Reading →
LILY MOSHER Who wants to be in a room with a bunch of sweaty high school students listening to music you got sick of a month ago? Interestingly enough, lots of people. Every year CHS students put on fancy dresses and nice shirts to go sweat it out with a bunch of people they hate.... Continue Reading →
MALI GOTTFRIED Although history books include crucial information about our past, when it comes to racial inequality in America, they tend to be whitewashed, as suggested in an NPR interview with eleventh-grade U.S. history teacher, Samantha Manchac, from Houston, Texas. When talking about using textbooks in Manchac’s class, Laura Isensee (interviewer) says, “She doesn't want... Continue Reading →
KARI GOTTFRIED & EVELIA ZAPIEN RAMOS On April 20, 1999, a day CHS students can’t even remember, two teenage boys entered Columbine High in Littleton, CO with guns in their hands and hate in their heads. At the end of their shooting spree, with thirteen dead and many more injured, they turned the guns on... Continue Reading →
KARI GOTTFRIED For your reading convenience, we've gathered all of the Mr./Ms. Spartan articles here: check them out! The Head Coordinators The Charities The Contestants: Coming Soon!
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 →
ETHAN BOGGS Valentine’s Day is a day many people celebrate their love and affection for one another. Despite how common the event is, many do not know how the event originated, or even simply who Saint Valentine was. It all started with Saint Valentine… All eleven of them. Believe it or not, the exact history... Continue Reading →