Shrek comes to CM stage

Yes, the rumors are true...Shrek the Musical is coming to Civic Memorial High School! The musical was officially announced December 10, just a couple days after finishing our fall play, Peter Pan and Wendy. Michaela Davis will be the director alongside Angie Neilson. Both have been a part of the musical direction in past productions. Davis states there is a...

  • CM preps for finals

    CM preps for finals

    Grace Gross, Staff Writer

    December 5, 2018

    Finals are a good way to assess everything you’ve learned throughout the semester. However, actually studying and preparing for exams can be very stressful. Taking a test worth 20% of your final grade is very worrisome. Freshman Samara Helton says she is worried the most about her biology final....

  • Students adjust to cell phone policy

    Students adjust to cell phone policy

    Jenna Bloodworth, Staff Writer

    November 29, 2018

    An online source Pew Research Center says that “Fully, 95% of teens have access to a smartphone, and 45% say they are online 'almost constantly.’ ” This year, CM has cracked down on cell phones, and students are not allowed to be on their phones during class. Phones are allowed during passing...

  • Snow day confessions

    Snow day confessions

    Grace Gross, Staff Writer

    November 25, 2018

    Winter doesn’t officially begin until December 21. However, all the leaves on the trees have fallen and it definitely feels like winter. So far, we’ve had one snow day. Staff and students have vastly different approaches to a surprise day off from CM. Some put their nose to the grindstone on a...

  • Carlson is a new dad

    Carlson is a new dad

    Grace Gross, Staff Writer

    November 14, 2018

    As many of you know, Jacob Carlson, a teacher in the English department, recently adopted a baby boy. “The adoption process is a little different in each state,” Carlson says, “and it’s very different depending on the situation.” Carlson explains that he and his wife adopted through a local...

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