• Come out and support CHS Football the last time this year in their Navy v. White game on Fri 5/25!!

  • Final Exam schedules are now available on the CHS website for all grades, including exemption information! Let's finish strong!!

  • Congratulations to Jenny Zhang and Stephen Zhang for being 2018's Valedictorian and Salutatorian, respectively!! Great job for all your hard work throughout the years!!

The Round Up

Weird But True by Ruhee

  1. Edgar Allen Poe married his first cousin, Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe, when she was 13 years old and he was 27.
  2. Death Valley, California holds the record for the highest temperature ever recorded in U.S. history: 134 degrees Fahrenheit on July 10th, 1913.
  3. The cold weather can cause some trees to explode by freezing the sap inside. It expands as it freezes and sounds like a gunshot.
  4. No countries in Africa or Antarctica have ever hosted an Olympic Game.
  5. The human skull consists of about 22 single bones.
  6. Rumor has it, President William Taft was the only president to once get stuck in the White House bathtub.
  7. There are about 187,888 lakes in Finland.
  8. Augusta Ada King, now known as Ada Lovelace, wrote the first ever computer program and introduced many computer concepts.
  9. Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean Islands with an area of 42,803 square miles.
  10. A sand dollar from the beach is actually a type of sea urchin.
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Weird But True by Ruhee