Spotlight

VIDEO: How to make “brookies”

Brownies and cookies are the staples desserts at any good party. But if you’re looking for a more interesting twist, consider making brookies instead– they’re a perfect sweet and chocolatey combination of these classic...

Teacher of the Week 19: Jeffrey A. Stewart

Teachers are real life superheroes. Every day, CHS teachers touch the lives of thousands of students, and their work extends beyond the boundaries of the classroom. To show appreciation for these teachers, the Crier...

Coach McCormack looks back on 47 years of coaching

High School: St. Patrick Mascot: Shamrocks College: Depaul Mascot: Blue Demons Sports Played: Basketball Sports Coached: Football, Basketball Years coaching: 47 years The five a.m. winds whip the players as they walk quickly towards the...

Teacher of the Week 18: Tracy Galla

Teachers are real life superheroes. Every day, CHS teachers touch the lives of thousands of students, and their work extends beyond the boundaries of the classroom. To show appreciation for these teachers, the Crier...

Is required gym class really necessary?

People everywhere in matching grey tops and navy blue shorts. It is loud, full of people talking with friends and teachers yelling at their students to run around the track. It smells bad too,...

The struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline

It’s 2017–a world of hover boards, self-driving cars, and waterproof phones. One would think that obtaining basic necessities, such as food and water, wouldn’t be a big problem, at least not in the United...

Teacher of the week 17: John Braglia

Teachers are real life superheroes. Every day, CHS teachers touch the lives of thousands of students, and their work extends beyond the boundaries of the classroom. To show appreciation for these teachers, the Crier...