Devin Walsh

Stories from Devin Walsh

Monday, February 10th, 2014
Winter is awards season in the world of pop culture. Each year, ceremonies like the Grammy Awards, the Golden Globes, and the Academy Awards attract millions of television viewers, annually.

The Grammy Awards commemorate the biggest and best musical pieces of the year. The awards show features live music from nominated artists and other performers, ranging from Jay-Z to Ringo Starr.

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

 


 

Most students associate June with the school year winding down. June is the final lap, and mentally, students start preparing for the freedoms of summertime. However, there is one last “hill to conquer” (see what I did there physics students?) before one can enjoy the liberation from education: final exams.

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

A few weeks ago was the premiere of Legally Blonde, the most successful student play to date at CHS!  Legally Blonde tells the story of Elle Woods (played by Kelly Cole) and her attempts to win back her boyfriend, Warner, (played by Wackett), by enrolling at Harvard Law School. “It’s a very light and fluffy play,” says Ms. Polan, the play director, “and it’s a story anyone can relate to.”

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Last week saw the initiation of CHS’s new Model UN club! What is the club about, you may ask? Well, simply, the Model UN is a simulation of the actual United Nations, the international body that promotes justice and defends human rights across the globe. The club’s advisors and organizers are Mr. Carroll and Mrs. Quinn. They also ran the CHS Model Congress, a club that simulated the workings of the United States Congress, and how federal laws are created.

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

 The basic foundations of the modern Arab-Israeli conflict can be traced to different Jewish and Muslim territorial and religious claims in Israel.  The conflict intensified when Britain took control of the region after WWI. In 1948, Britain, with help from the UN, divided the region into two separate and about equally sized states; one state for Jews, and one state for Arabs (Palestinians).

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
The last two weeks in the Middle East have been full of heightened turmoil and violence. Thousands of protestors have gathered outside multiple embassies in various Middle Eastern and Asian countries, demonstrating in wake of a crudely made, Anti-Islamic Film which was produced in the United States. The film, called Innocence of Muslims, satirizes Islam, and its founder, Mohammed.
Monday, December 5th, 2011

Thanksgiving weekend in notoriously known as one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year, with Black Friday annually being the core busiest shopping day. It is a very common practice for stores to open their doors at 6 in the morning on Black Friday, but in recent years, many large retailers such as Target, and Best-Buy have started opening their doors even earlier. Some stores open at 4 or 5 o’clock in the morning!

Monday, October 3rd, 2011
As the new school year makes its debut, so do many new teachers to the CHS staff! Among them are….

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Earlier this year, millions across the world witnessed the historic protests and riots in the Middle East. Starting in Tunisia, the riots spread like wildfire throughout North Africa and the Middle East. The mass protests and riots in the Middle East forced many governments to reform, and change their laws. One of the most recent law reforms came from Saudi Arabia, which recently passed a law allowing women in the country to vote.