Original Piece: From Despair, Hope

This piece is an exclusive part of the CHS High-O-Scope online experience. For more, please subscribe.  GRACE KNUTSEN As the 2016-17 school year comes to a close, I would like to take a moment to reflect on what I believe has been a critical moment in my life and the lives of fellow students at... Continue Reading →

Class of 2017: Derek

When I first came to CHS, I thought things were going to be a lot different than they really are. As a freshman, I was worried about exactly how everything would work. After a short while, I found that it wasn’t as complicated as I initially thought. I was able to keep myself busy with... Continue Reading →

Class of 2017: Josephine

In the last few months of senior year I have realized how much I have to be thankful for, what I will be miss most, and what I have taken for granted these last four years. I am thankful that I joined choir freshman year, and that I have stuck with it ever since. I... Continue Reading →

Class of 2017: Jack

My four years here at CHS are full of memories that I will hopefully treasure for the rest of my life. But starting off from the very beginning, going into freshman year as a new kid in a new state was one of the most nerve-wracking experiences I had ever gone through. It was something... Continue Reading →

Class of 2017: Colleen

Even as I write this, I have difficulty believing that in a matter of weeks I will be in Gill, giving speeches and receiving my diploma. I’ll admit, a bit of senioritis has set in now that I committed to a school and I know I'm not going to be living at home the rest... Continue Reading →

A Day Without Women

KARI GOTTFRIED On January 20th, 2017, President Donald J. Trump took office. On January 21st, 2017, an estimated 470,000 people marched in protest in Washington D.C. in the Women’s March, and millions marched in solidarity around the country and even the world. In Oregon, there were marches in Salem, Eugene, and Portland, which many CHS... Continue Reading →

Local Chai

GRACE KNUTSEN It’s a month into second semester here at Corvallis High School, and for many, life has quickly filled with test studies, essay writing, and homework deadlines. For anyone needing a mental boost to get them through the doldrums of a school project, or for students looking to get away from the books for... Continue Reading →

A Life in a Year

ELENA IRISH For some people, the idea of traveling to another country is a nightmare. For others, it's a dream come true. Hannah Singleton, a senior at Corvallis High School, has belonged to the latter category since the day she got her passport. In the summer of 2016, Singleton got to spend a month in... Continue Reading →


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