Political division builds in school, nation

Nov. 9, 2016. Months of heated debate and speculation over the election culminated in one morning, a frenzy of students crying and friends consoling each other – or in sharp contrast – congratulating one another.


Always follow the ‘work hard, play hard’ motto, even after CHS

CHS students like to live by the motto “work hard, play hard.” Most of us know the importance of striking a balance between our academic, social and extracurricular endeavors. But once we leave the sheltered and structured environment of Communications High School and enter the world as college students, striking that delicate balance becomes much more tricky. And an unproportional scale of work and play could cost you a pretty penny.

Power Five finally makes it to Louisville

One cancelled flight, six hours in the Newark Liberty International Airport and $4,589 worth of fundraising later, the five students attending the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) arrived in Louisville, Kentucky on Wednesday, June 21.

Phillipa Soo saves ‘Amélie’

Dreamers. Goldfish. Garden gnomes. Elton John. Paris, France. The unifying factor that links all of these seemingly unrelated aspects into a single Broadway musical is one woman: Phillipa Soo. Broadway’s newest musical “Amélie” stars Soo in a decidedly different role, playing the quirky titular character of do-gooder Amélie Poulain.

Cottrell flourishes as Design Academy student

The transition from middle school to high school is one brimming with change and potential. Each year, approximately 80 freshmen enter CHS with new stories, ideas and experiences to share with their peers and add to the school community. Yet in their junior year, a handful of students join the Design Academy, leaving their home high schools with two years under their belts and embarking on a new journey at CHS.