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Humans of City High Middle

The Inside Explanation of CHMS Part VIII

Language Teachers Mrs. Alexander ~ English (And Chemistry) Q. “How many years have you taught at City?” A. “This is my 3rd year.” Q. “What grades have you taught?” A. “7, 8, and 10.” Q. “On a scale of 1-5, 5 being the best and 1 being the worst, how well behaved are your classes overall?” A. “3.75.” Q. “On […]

Humans of City High Middle

The Inside Explanation of CHMS Part VII

12th Grade Nina Lu Q. How many years have you been at City? A. Six Q. Do you like the people (staff and students) at City? A. Yes, the open minded and academic community is what has made City unique for me. However, the social environment can get competitive and pressure is high. The staff are generally supportive and skilled […]

Humans of City High Middle

A Look Back at Normal School Life

When the COVID-19 shutdowns started everything changed, seemingly overnight. School closed, stay at home orders were issued, and everything stopped. With everything so different it can be easy to forget what normal school life was like before COVID-19. Back in February two of our writers interviewed several students to find out how 7th grade student athletes balance school, social life, […]

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Is there a simple way to become more positive?

This week we’re excited to publish 10th grader Kennedy Mikel’s Personal Project. Kennedy created a study to analyze whether doing a few simple tasks every day can improve your positivity. This post was previously published in February and is being re-shared as part of the personal project virtual expo. Recently, I’ve noticed within myself, fellow classmates, and highschoolers as a […]

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Vote for Your Favorite Teachers

If you know a teacher who always goes above and beyond with their lesson plans, keeps you excited about topics that you normally wouldn’t be interested in, or who’s class you simply enjoy, GRPS has a new opportunity for you to honor your favorite teachers. The school district has launched a Google Form asking students to nominate extraordinary teachers or […]

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Chinese New Year

A conversation with Mr. Beckwith Chinese New Year is China’s most important festival and holiday time in the same way Christmas is to many Americans. It is based on the Lunar Calendar and, unlike Christmas, lasts many days. This year the first day was January 25th. The Chinese New Year is generally celebrated for a week, and during that week […]

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The Inside Explanation of CHMS part 2

Romy Q. What is City like for you? A. I like City — though it’s not a desirable experience all the time — and the people who go there are nice and more mature than other schools. Q. What’s the hardest thing about City to you? A. The hardest thing is not giving up while the easiest thing is homework. […]

Humans of City High Middle

The Inside Explanation of CHMS Part 1

This article is the first of a new series of “Inner Views.” In this series, two interviews will be published each week. The Inner Views are about City and are taken from two City students and four teachers. The Inner Views give an inside look into how students really feel about City and its inner workings. 7th Grade Charlotte Beresford […]

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An Interview with the Swim Team

Last week I Interviewed City middle swim team meet and had a chance to talk with some of the members. I got to interview Kaylie Griffin, Jeryn Chambers, Gunar Kennedy, and Lola Sandee. All fellow C.F.E students. When did you start swimming? I started swimming in my backyard but now I’ve been swimming for 5 years- says Jeryn  I started […]

Humans of City High Middle

Guess the Teacher

This will be the second guess the teacher contest to go live on the newspaper website, because nobody has submitted a correct guess for the last one! If you haven’t voted yet, or even if you have and want to change your mind, submit your vote in the comments. This teacher teaches 8th and 9th grade classes. Their favorite color […]