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Spring: Rebirth

Spring: Rebirth

Jazmine Grayson, Staff Writer
May 2, 2016
Filed under Community

Spring is the most wonderful time of the year- to some. Some people only see it as a time for rainy weather, agitated allergies and flying insects. Others primarily see it as a season that means the earth is tilting on its axis. But overall, people enjoy the lively season. After a long, bitter cold winter,...

April Fools: The Actual Guide to Upset People

April Fools: The Actual Guide to Upset People

Jazmine Grayson, Staff Writer
April 20, 2016
Filed under Community, Humor

  Ladies and gentlemen, please get ready to laugh at the most satirical day of the year: April Fools. The day when it is acceptable to pull practical jokes and most especially pranks; the absolute perfect day where it is okay to fool someone. This amusing day is splattered all on the news, radio,...

Cheap Valentine’s Date Ideas

Cheap Valentine’s Date Ideas

Nicole Gentry, Staff Writer
February 15, 2016
Filed under Community

Valentine’s day is just around the corner.  So if you still have no clue what to do with your significant other, you are kind of in trouble. By this point, all the good restaurants will be booked, and flower orders will be backed up. Not to mention if you are the stereotypical teenager who has no...

CHS Cheer Heads to Nationals

CHS Cheer Heads to Nationals

Stacey Davenport and Kiana Stacy, Staff Writers
February 5, 2016
Filed under Community

On Saturday January 30th, the Cheer teams of Schilling Farms Middle School, Collierville Middle School, and Collierville High School came together to preview and practice their routines for Nationals. As they head off to Nationals this weekend, we asked senior Ashby Brown what the competition entails,...

Dieting: Is There a Point Anymore?

Dieting: Is There a Point Anymore?

Jazmine Grayson, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under Community

Okay, we all know what the point of dieting is: to help lose weight. You want to lose a few pounds in order to look and feel presentable and dieting helps you to get there; however, there seems to be one huge problem with this method. If you figured it out then give yourself a pat on the back, but to...

CHS Speech and Debate

CHS Speech and Debate

Emma Capitanelli, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under Community

The speech and debate team competed at Bartlett High School on Saturday January 30th. The team placed first overall and the following students placed in their individual events: ADS- Natalie Estes 1st place Dramactic Interp- Emily English 6th place Duo Interp- Ivy Bookout and Cameron Hutson 2nd...

The Obesity Epidemic in America

The Obesity Epidemic in America

Melanie Emerson, Stafff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under Community, Science & Technology, US & Global

All over the world, many people struggle with obesity, a condition that is associated with having an excess of body fat. While obesity has been an issue for as long as most can remember, currently, the rates of obesity are rising. According to the Global Status Report, worldwide obesity has doubled ...

Prom 2016

Prom 2016

Stacey Davenport, Staff Writer
January 25, 2016
Filed under Community, Showcase

It’s that time of the year again. Time to start looking for fancy, over-priced gowns, scheduling hair appointments, and scouting out potential dates. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s prom season. As horrific as this event may be to most, for some it is the coveted crowning jewel of their high school career....

Technology: Will You Let It Control You?

Technology: Will You Let It Control You?

Jazmine Grayson, Staff Writer
January 15, 2016
Filed under Community

  You know very well that life is completely complicated, full of insurmountable obstacles, rough patches, difficult decisions, and exhausting situations. You’ve come a very long way, and thus you have immense strength. Life has taught you a lot; therefore you know that in life there is truly...

Our Stars

Our Stars

Jazmine Grayson, Staff Writer
November 30, 2015
Filed under Community, Uncategorized

  Ever look up toward the sky at night to see the stars? Ever wonder what they are and what their strange patterns are along with their meanings? Have you ever been conscious of outer space in the first place? Don’t answer that.   Anyhow, anyone can pretty much define stars to be noth...

CHS Speech and Debate

CHS Speech and Debate

Emma Capitanelli, Staff Writer
November 13, 2015
Filed under Community, Student Life

Last weekend the Collierville High School Speech and Debate Team competed in Paris, TN at Henry County High School. Even with several members absent, the team managed to win third place in overall sweepstakes. Additionally thanks to the Paris Rotary Club, first place winners won a $100 scholarship. The...

CHS World Fair

CHS World Fair

Joe Berryman, Writer
November 2, 2015
Filed under Community

For anyone who missed it, Collierville High held a World Fair last Thursday on November 22. The fair welcomed students and residents of Collierville and features representatives from eight cultures across the globe. At the event students and parents alike could participate in cultural activities ...

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