• Show your support and CHS Spirit from April 16th to April 19th for CHS Mental Health Week!!

  • Don't forget: ACT Testing @ library, downstairs lecture hall, English classrooms, and downstairs science classrooms from 7AM – 3PM on April 14th! Good luck to everyone testing!!

  • Congratulations to Jason Jezek for his golf teams’ clean sweep at the district tournament – varsity and JV!! They're headed to Regionals in 2 weeks!

  • Shoutout to John Furlow and Nicole Kitagawa for their tennis teams’ district championships: freshmen boys, JV girls, JV boys, varsity girls, and varsity boys!!

  • Come cheer on the First Colony Dream League this Saturday 4/14!!. Games are played at the First Colony Little League fields and they start at 9 AM and 10:30 AM!!

  • Come out for the 10th anniversary of the Grant-A-Starr Fun Run on April 21, for a 8:00AM start!! It'll include a 5K and 1-mile Run/Walk!!

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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