A quarterly-published, topically-based newsmagazine

Acumen

A quarterly-published, topically-based newsmagazine

Acumen

A quarterly-published, topically-based newsmagazine

Acumen

One Last Goodbye

One Last Goodbye

Student, teacher, mental health coordinator discuss dealing with death of loved ones, grieving process associated with loss
Angela Qian October 18, 2019
Senior Yannik Singh works on a chemistry experiment during Chemistry Club afterschool. In addition to the club, he also participates in Chemistry Olympiad.

In the Top 1%: Academics

Senior Yannik Singh, Indiana Rising Star Class of 2020
Angela Li October 18, 2019
Sophomore Joanna Lee plays the violin during Symphony Orchestra. She said that although her brother was also a musician, orchestra is one way she is able to stand out from her brother who participated in band.

Being Unique

Community members, students recognize struggle of standing out among accomplished siblings
Viyang Hao and Tara Kandallu October 18, 2019
If U-NO, You Know

If U-NO, You Know

Learn how to play UNO, the history behind it, key strategies for winning UNO
Rhea Acharya and Lillian He October 18, 2019
Junior Megan Fortier plays with her cat Winston. She said having a companion at home has helped break up the tension of a now two-person household.

One to One

Student, counselor consider challenges, responsibilities of students in single parent households
Pranav Jothirajah October 18, 2019
Senior Stormy  Kotzelnick playing a game for the Beverly Bandits 18U Premier team. Kotzelnick plays second-base for the Chicago-based team, one of the best in the nation.

In the Top 1%: Softball

Senior Stormy Kotzelnick, ranked seventh best player in the nation for 2020 class
Angela Li October 18, 2019
Junior Calina He stands with her two older brothers, Yizheng and Caleb He, while visiting San Francisco.

The More The Merrier

Staff member Calina He reveals thoughts on having multiple siblings
Calina He October 18, 2019
Losing and Learning a Language

Losing and Learning a Language

CHS students, staff discuss monolingualism, struggles they’ve had learning another language
Kris Otten October 18, 2019
Senior Aidan Mellor reads from his binder of music during one of his choir classes. Mellor is a part of two of the top choirs at CHS: the Ambassadors show choir and Select Sound a capella choir. Outside of classes, he also helps organize events and assists with the Freshman boys choir.

In the Top 1%: Performing Arts

Senior Aidan Mellor, Ambassadors, Select Sound member
October 18, 2019
Karolena Zhou, staff member and sophomore, poses in her yard. Zhou said being an only child has made her who she is today and she doesnt want to change that.

All By Myself

Staff member Karolena Zhou discusses life as only child
October 18, 2019
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