JP Allen

Stories from JP Allen

Thursday, October 24th, 2019


You’ve probably noticed a few of the new implements to the cafeteria menu this year: larger vitamin waters, new canned drinks such as Minute Maid Lemonade and Yoo-hoos, or perhaps you've even tried the new cartoned juice. However, if you didn't catch all of them, there is one new addition that you definitely noticed, as its availability nearly sparked outrage throughout the student body: boxed water.

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019


You probably noticed the entourage of foreign-speaking students being paraded through the hallways of CHS a few weeks ago. Although some time has passed, I'm sure the French exchange students are remembered by many members of the CHS community - both students and staff. With the 2019 CHS French exchange program officially at a close, let’s recap some of the highlights.
Thursday, December 20th, 2018


It's nearing that time of the year again. At the end of January, or at the end of the first semester, some seniors mourn while others rejoice at the loss and gain of parking spots in the school lot. The six minute, three block walk from the school to the J lot is a miserable alternative to a spot in the school lot, especially in the bitter cold of winter. For those who do not know, securing a spot is not a difficult task. As I myself did not understand this process until a few days ago, for underclassmen this can surely be an area of confusion. Below I have highlighted a few of the main points regarding parking at CHS.
Friday, October 19th, 2018
The start of the new school year not only brings a whole new grade of students to campus, but it also adds several new members to our outstanding troop of CHS staff. This year’s exceptional staff lineup includes eighteen new full-time staff members, as well as two teachers covering for those on maternity leave. Now that they are more than a month into the new school year and CHS is in full-swing, we asked for their perspective on the transition to the district and learned a bit about a few of our brand-new members of the CHS community.