German student settling into CM

Imagine for a moment that you are taken from your hometown, across the sea, and left in the middle of an unfamiliar country. Luckily, you know a bit of the language, but everyone around you is a total stranger. Feeling a little lonely? Scared perhaps? Meet Lea Levermann, an exchange student from Neubrandenburg, Germany, who’s lived this tale....

  • CM now offering college-credit history

    CM now offering college-credit history

    Josie Johnson, Staff writer

    September 20, 2017

    Three history classes are required to graduate from high school, and now one of those classes can also earn CM students college credit. A U.S. history course is the newest Lewis and Clark Community College course to be offered at CM. Courses that students take to earn both college and high school...

  • CM fall play is a mystery

    CM fall play is a mystery

    Alex Huang, Editor

    September 8, 2017

    Are you ready for this year's mysterious production by the CMHS Drama Club? November third and fourth, the CMHS Drama Club will be performing Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None. Auditions for the play were full of tough competition. With only eleven parts, the cast was chosen by minor pi...

    Seniors Emily Bloodworth (left) and Natalie Gould will appear in the fall play.

  • CM Senior competes for Miss IL Teen USA

    CM Senior competes for Miss IL Teen USA

    Anna Phillips, Staff Writer

    August 29, 2017

    One of our our very own CM seniors is vying for the chance to be named Miss Illinois Teen USA. Alexis Enke will be competing as Miss Madison County in Bloomington on September 1-4. Enke has participated in a variety of activities while attending Civic Memorial, including basketball, cheerleading,...

    Alexis Enke

Opinion: Reconsider finals policy for seniors

Opinion: Reconsider finals policy for seniors

Rachel Stilwell, Former Editor

May 1, 2017No Comments

For the class of 2017, May 1 was the day dreams are made of: the last day of school for seniors. Civic Memorial seniors typically get out about a week ahead of graduation. However,...

When “A” stands for adequate

When “A” stands for adequate

February 24, 2017

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Students go beyond classroom with blogs

Students go beyond classroom with blogs

Josie Johnson, Staff Writers

January 13, 2017No Comments

Students often write papers that are only read by their English teachers.  But Civic Memorial English teacher Jake Carlson knows writing can only make an impact when it...

No Shave November

No Shave November

November 30, 2016

Freshmen speak up

Freshmen speak up

September 22, 2016

Coffee shop set to open

Coffee shop set to open

September 6, 2016

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Troeckler hits 1,000 points

Troeckler hits 1,000 points

Sara Gwillim, Sports Editor

February 11, 2015No Comments

The 1,000 point club is hard to get into—only six girls from CM have earned the right to call themselves members. And no one has reached this milestone as fast as sophomore...

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