Students Share Thoughts on Transition from Private to Public School

Ella Brickman, Staff Writer
September 25, 2014

With the 2014-2015 school year being in session for almost a month, I have noticed multiple differences in the public schools versus my elementary/middle school experience. Coming from St. Mary’s Chardon, a private school, I’ve experienced several changes from the environment I was in for the previous... Read more »

Vladimir Putin: Quiet Now, but Still Dangerous

Andrew Drake, Staff Writer
May 7, 2014

  In February, massive protests in Ukraine forced the existing pro-Russian government out of office and ushered in a new era in Ukraine.  However, many in Ukraine, especially in the eastern half of the country, supported the old government, and protests against the new government were ignited by... Read more »

Prom Price Problems

Haley McKelvey, staff writer
April 30, 2014

Prom has become a major social event in every teenager’s high school career with a major price to match. According to Visa’s annual prom spending survey, the average household, mostly the parents, will spend around $1,000 dollars for one fun-filled night.  This includes the costs for attire, pictures,... Read more »

Pippin: The Worst School Musical Performance of All Time.

Randy Davis, Foolitor
April 1, 2014

            This spring, everyone was excited for the new musical that ChardonHigh School would be performing. It was going to be filled with fun, excitement, and of course, singing. However, this performance was more than that. Undeniably, Pippin from ChardonHigh School was the worst performance... Read more »

Are Phones Becoming a Real Problem?

Randy Davis, Editor
February 28, 2014

Let’s face it, everyone has a phone. If you are one of the very rare people who do not have a phone, you might be considered an outcast. The question is, since everyone has a phone now, is it becoming a problem? Are people only able to function in day-to-day life with a phone clutched in their hand... Read more »

Single-People-Everywhere-Awareness-Day!

Haley McKelvey, Staff Writer
February 10, 2014

Valentines Day: otherwise known as good-luck-finding-affordable-flowers-and-chocolate day, was once originally named after one or more early Christian martyrs named Valentine and was established by Pope Gelasius I in 496 AD. Although prior to the 14th century, there were no links between the Saints named... Read more »

Keenan McArthur & Andrew Drake, staff writers
January 14, 2014

          The next generation of gaming is here. Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s Playstation 4 have already been out for well over a month. The PS4 has clearly been the top seller, with 4.2 million units sold by the end of 2013, compared to the Xbox One selling 3 million. Regardless of sales... Read more »

Winter Storm Names

Nick Miraglia, Staff Writer
December 17, 2013

Many are unaware of the fact that winter storms are now being named. With names such as Kronos, Cleon, and Titan, it is making winter storms sound big and bad. Unlike hurricanes though, these names did not originate with the NationalHurricaneCenter. The Weather Channel, a sub company of NBC, has compiled... Read more »

What’s All the Clucking About ‘Nuggeting’?

Keenan McArthur, Staff Editor
December 16, 2013

It seems that every other year, a bizarre practical joke becomes a trend in public schools. This year ‘nuggeting’ is gaining popularity once again. Sophomore Andrew Diehl defines it as, “Killing a chicken and breading it.” However, this is not the type of nugget we are talking about. Nuggeting... Read more »

Stereotypes in Spirit Week?

Andrew Drake, Staff Writer
November 25, 2013

Hick day, nerd day and punk day.  These are the sorts of themes that come to mind when spirit week rolls around every year. However the question arises: Do these themes increase the real life use of stereotypes in the school, or are they harmless stunts meant to create a more fun and laid back atmosphere... Read more »

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