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Survival Tips For Good Grades

Lindsey Barron, Author
January 16, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Second semester is the most difficult of the two. This semester is when most people try really hard to  obtain good grades and keep them. But, for most people getting the grades that they want can be a struggle. It can be difficult to sit down, focus and study.  After a while it will get tiring and...

10 Things You “Need” in High School

10 Things You “Need” in High School

Yoosun Park, Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Have you ever thought you were missing something other then the basic folders, binders, paper, pencil, etc..., when you were preparing school supplies for your upcoming high school year? Well no need to worry now, only 10 simple things are required to help you survive your 4 years of high school. #1:...

High School Bucket-list

High School Bucket-list

Kayci Messerly, Staff Writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under Humor, Student Life

Things that every high schooler should do before they graduate. 1) Stay up all night and learn how your body reacts to no sleep. 2) Go to the prom; It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity. If nothing else, go just to say you were there. Who knows, you might actually have a blast! 3) Sleep in a car...

Potty Protection

Potty Protection

Amanda Joyner, Staff
August 27, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Students at Collierville High School have to face privacy issues every day in the school restrooms. Going into the student bathrooms for the first time shocked many individuals once they realized an invasion to their personal space was present. There are no locks on the bathroom doors. Walking into the bath...

Sleeping while still studying and DIYs

Nahomy Trinindad, Staff Writer
August 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

Remember that time when you put, “study for science test” on your agenda and all you ended up doing was watching another episode of Bob’s Burgers? You get all organized and ready to commence studying for that test, then you look up some answers on Google to make your life easier, but then you se...

Popular Fashion Trends

Lindsey Barron, Author
August 19, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Everyone knows the struggle of getting up at 5:30 in the morning and having no clue what to wear. We have all gone through the countless numbers of outfits then eventually just throw an oversized hoodie on. There is also a big weight on most everybody's shoulders about fitting in and having a super up-to-date...

Back to School

Back to School

Kayci Messerly, Staff
August 18, 2016
Filed under Humor, Student Life

Back to School Necessities for High School Students #1- Investing in blinkers for navigating the hallways is definitely not a bad idea. #2- Early onset senioritis has been floating around, I recommend seeing a doctor for the highly contagious symptoms. #3- Bring pain reliever (I promise you ...

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...

Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Kiana Stacy, Staff Writer
October 30, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Whether you’ve been procrastinating or have been forced to take your sibling trick-or-treating last-minute, we know that you need some quick (and incredibly easy) costumes so that you can receive tons of compliments on the simplest costume (and more importantly lots of candy). So try these incredibly...

10 Adorable Halloween Costumes For Your Pet

10 Adorable Halloween Costumes For Your Pet

October 28, 2015
Filed under Student Life

  We’ve all seen plenty amazing Halloween costume ideas floating around the internet that you’re probably too lazy to put the effort into making. But if you don’t decide to dress up yourself don’t deprive your pets of their Halloween fun just because you decided to start being “too...

Easiest Halloween Costumes Ever

Easiest Halloween Costumes Ever

Makenna Whitmer, Staff Writer
October 19, 2015
Filed under Student Life

  Forgot to get a costume again? Or are you just to lazy to go to the store? Either way, Halloween is almost here, and you don’t have an outfit! Well after searching the internet, I have put together a list of just about the easiest last minute costumes ever. Here are five simple, cost-effectiv...

10 Life Lessons to Get You Through College (And Beyond!)

10 Life Lessons to Get You Through College (And Beyond!)

Melanie Emerson, Staff Writer
October 9, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

  While many new friendships form, others may fade. As in high school, not everyone’s company will excite you. Learn to be tolerant, and to accept that you, and your close friends, will change. Understand that maturity and growth brings new friendships, and introduces the time for other friends...

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