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Symphonic Band Going to State Festival

Symphonic Band Going to State Festival

by Chris Bowden, Writer
March 20
Filed under NEWS

Recently the Coldwater High School Symphonic and Concert band attended their annual band festival in Mattawan.   The symphonic band achieved a division I rating, and the concert band obtained a division II rating.   A division I rating is the best rating a band can get. A division two is ...

Choirs Get “Good” Rating at Festival

Choirs Get “Good” Rating at Festival

by Ben Vincent
March 18
Filed under NEWS

The high school choirs traveled to Kalamazoo last Friday for the annual MSVMA Choir Festival. To everyone’s shock, Cardinal Choir received a “Good” rating instead of the expected “Excellent.” The Cardinal Choir and Concert Choir travelled to the Kalamazoo First Assembly of God Church...

Everything You Need From The News on March 4th

by Cecelia Ward, Staff Writer
March 4
Filed under NEWS

Amputee Athlete awarded bail Famous athlete Oscar Pistorius was awarded bail in a South African court on Friday, arguing that Pistorius was ‘too famous’ to pose a flight risk. He was charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius was one of the first amputee athletes to...

Balladiers Get “Excellent”

by Ben Vincent
February 28
Filed under NEWS

On Friday, February 15, the Balladiers left school early to go to Pennfield High School for the annual MSVMA Solo & Ensemble Festival; they returned with an “Excellent” Rating. The Balladiers consists of 4 seniors, 6 juniors, 3 sophomores, and 2 freshman. The group sang at around five ...

Tutoring Comes to CHS

Tutoring Comes to CHS

by Daoud Esa
February 28
Filed under NEWS

What is a student to do when they don’t understand their homework or the class content, but they can’t get the help they need during class? Coldwater High School may have an answer in the new tutoring program offered after school a couple times per week. Students can now get some help with...

CHS Closes Doors to Students

by Vanna Salcido, The Hero Gotham Deserves
January 8
Filed under NEWS

The shortcut between the science wing and band room, and students aren’t too thrilled about it. On Wednesday December 19th, Mr.Milnes decided to lock the doors to the convenient shortcut between the band/choir area, and it seems that this wasn’t just a response to the Sandy Hook incident. ...

Adopt-A-Kid for Christmas

Adopt-A-Kid for Christmas

by Page Ellis, Yearbook Staff
December 17
Filed under NEWS

The Adopt-A-Kid is a fundraiser to help kids that are orphans or kids with parents that are unemployed. This fundraiser helps get presents for those kids who are less fortunate. There are many people that take pride to help adopt these kids. Some of these people that donate presents are classes here...

CHS’s New Cheerleaders

by Dylan Justice, A&E Editor
December 13
Filed under NEWS

There has been a recent addition to the CHS cheerleading squad. But it might not be an addition you would expect. Three male students joined the cheerleading squad for the winter season. including Taylor Kesler, Scott Lowry and Jacob Fielding. They were all convinced to join the team by other classmates. Jacob...

Coldwater High School vs. Branch Area Career Center

by Sara Setser, Yearbook Staff
December 13
Filed under FYI, NEWS

What is so important about BACC? It gets you interested in what career you plan on doing in your future. At BACC, they have 13 different programs you can choose from. You could go into Welding, CAD, Building Trades, Electric, Auto, CNT, Culinary, Business, Early Ed, Education Academy, Ag, Health...

Snowball Review

by Brittany Shaw, Staff Writer
December 10
Filed under NEWS

December 1st was the day that many students were looking forward to. The theme of Snowball, chosen by the class of 2015 was, Baby It’s Cold Outside. The decorations, the music, and being able to have a good time was what students were looking forward to.Students had a great time at snowball and...

The 138th Point!

The 138th Point!

by Daoud Esa
November 30
Filed under NEWS, SPORTS

Last week a college student by the name of Jack Taylor scored a whopping 138 points in one game. It was a record breaking history. He scored more points in one game than the top scoring NBA player. Let's take a look at the top NBA and high school scorers to see how Taylor's 138 points compares. Sophomore...

An Election Experience

by Jummeloh Mohsen
November 29
Filed under NEWS

The Election of 2012 brought eye-opening issues to surface, annoying telemarketing calls, and, of course, Obama for four more years! This year I had the pleasure of being involved in the election. I experienced campaigning, introduced a candidate for probate judge, and worked the election polls. ...

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