• Go Rangers!! Show your Ranger pride by wearing your favorite CHS shirt on Feb.23rd!

  • Congratulations to Rafay Ashary, Akash Karanam, Archer Wang, Nithin Parsan, and Sameer Rajesh for placing 2nd @ the Regional Science Bowl

  • Congratulations to Emily Wong, Thomas Kaldahl, and Guido Brevi for placing at the Japanese Speech Contest!!

  • AP registration ends on February 28th, so get registered Rangers!! If you miss it, late registration ends March 7!!

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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