“Students are bored.” “Students are stressed.” “Students are tired.” “It shouldn’t be this way.”
So if this is what a large survey is saying about high school students, why isn’t anything being done about it?
We hear all about how students test scores are lower than ever. To ... READ MORE »»
School is supposed to be full of responsible adults, right?
Well, how come for the first couple of months I couldn't log on to a computer correctly?
It may not be as much as the teachers fault as mine, but I seriously could've had more help trying to get all of my computer stuff fig... READ MORE »»
In South Carolina recently, a student was forcibly removed from her classroom by a police officer. The student was asked by her teacher to leave the classroom and she refused. The teacher then called the officer, who came into the classroom and asked her to leave. When she still refused, the officer ... READ MORE »»
Backpacks have to go
Carrying your books is not that hard. So why do so many people have a problem with not being allowed to carry them in a book bag to each class?
If kids bring their backpacks to class they could also bring things that could kill or hurt someone.
Backpacks also take up s... READ MORE »»
How many of your classmates fall asleep in class? How many of them complain about how boring or stressful school is? I know I do all three.
When kids are stressed out, tired, and bored, they are less likely to learn something because they aren’t paying attention. It’s not fair to e... READ MORE »»
Eating healthy is not just good for you, but it also helps make you feel better. Eating healthy or clean can be complicated if you do not know much about nutrition. I am hoping I can make your new lifestyle a bit easier
The first thing to do is to slowly cut junk food out of your diet. Dieti... READ MORE »»
Rome is the Capital of Italy and probably one of the most beautiful cities on the world.
Rome is almost 3,000 years old and has been through different historic periods that have changed it and made the city unique.
I have been to Rome thousand of time and every time I always found something ne... READ MORE »»
I’m no college admissions professional, but I am a senior in high school which is basically the same thing.
I’ve spent the past two months writing personal narratives and explaining what unique contributions I will bring to the university classrooms and campus.
The first application I ever ... READ MORE »»
Mrs. Andrea Burns is an English teacher here at Coldwater High School. Her major is in English and her minor is in physical education.
She's been teaching for 9 years, having taught in Benton Harbor for 4 years, then at Muskegon for a year until she was laid off, and then four years her... Read More »
A familiar face in the office plans to retire next year.
Mr. Nastally, a guidance counselor here is CHS, plans to retire by halfway through next year as soon as he can get his house sold. “Someday after January 1st 2017, probably the first week after christmas break”
After retirement, Nastally... Read More »
Most people want to make a difference, but nobody seems to really know how. We all have ideas but never really put them in action, but a teacher here at Coldwater High School took something he enjoys doing and turned it into a way to give back.
Robert Hostetler has been raising money for the people in Haiti ... Read More »
Some of you may not realize it, but some of the people that work as counselors, or principals, or any other higher job, then just a teacher, were teachers before hand.
For example, Mr.Milnes was a math teacher before he was a principal and Mrs. Krzyzanski was a Spanish teacher before she became a school counselor.
Mrs. Krzyzanski became interested in teaching Spanish while she was taking Spanish during high school, which she enjoyed that very much
After high school, Krzyzanski stu... Read More »
A CHS teacher has know since she was a young child that she wanted to teach, although she wasn’t always sure what it was she wanted to teach.
Teaching Spanish. In fact, was not her first choice.
Mrs. Sarah Langer, CHS Spanish teacher, loves her job but she didn’t think she ever would. When sh... Read More »
Islam. A single word that has been branded with the label of terrorism over the last couple of decades.
The religion of Islam has been said to be or proclaimed to be a religion of war and monstrosity.
“Islam is all about war man. Becoming a muslim means you have to kill the ‘infidels’” is just the type of statement that I have heard many times over and over, repeatedly.
“Dude, Islam makes suicide bombers out of people,” is another statement that I have heard over the pas... Read More »
Creed was one of my favorite movies of last year. I love boxing movies and always feel like I can box by the end of the movie. I feel motivated to work hard, but then I realized I have 44 oz of pop in my bladder and a large tub of popcorn and a king sized M&M in my stomach.
Most would say t... Read More »
As a worker at the local NCG Cinema, Star Wars was a bittersweet time for me.
As a fan of the Star Wars franchise, I was excited for the next step in the saga. The working side of me, on the other hand, was a bit scared. Not because the amount of people, but the because of people that take it t... Read More »
Shane O'Grady lives in Coldwater Michigan. He is currently attending Coldwater High School and has just started his junior year. He has a strong love and passion for tennis. He practices three hours on wee... Read More »