Being a senior can be tough enough, but what’s more difficult is choosing the best college that suits you and your needs and wants. Some CCHS seniors were willing to share their thoughts. Kassidy Spurgin has been looking into all sorts of colleges. With graduation looming next year, she has been interested in choosing a … Continue reading Choosing a College Forces Students to Weigh Priorities
According to telegraph.co.uk, researchers found nearly four in five students had significant mental and physical distress, panic, confusion and extreme isolation when forced to unplug from technology for an entire day. Looking around classrooms at CCHS, you can almost always see a student with their cell phone out on the desk either just sitting there … Continue reading Technology Becoming the New Cocaine
Lillianne Brown, the World Food Prize student intern, spoke to students and community members at an assembly on Wednesday, October 15th. Brown, a senior at Iowa City High School talked to students at Clarke about her trip to Chennai, India, where she studied water conservation. The FFA, lead by Mrs. Brandi Boyd, hosted the event. … Continue reading Lillianne Brown Speaks at Clarke
With the recent rise in school shootings and intruders, schools now look at new ways to protect their students. One possible way to do this is to allow teachers to carry handguns in school. While this may seem like an easy alternative, it also has it’s drawbacks. While some feel if all school staff were … Continue reading Should Teachers Be Allowed To Carry Guns On Campus?
There are just a few more months for some seniors and just a few weeks for other seniors who will be graduating at semester. Through their high school journey has been fun and the class has made a lot of memories together, it is time for the seniors to pinpoint the path they are wanting … Continue reading CCHS Students Contemplate Life After High School
Our school mascot is very important to Clarke Community staff and students, from dressing up as an indian to making the crowd go wild. This year’s school mascot is Morgan Bailey. Morgan Bailey, senior, has been a part of cheerleading for three years now. This year she decided to try something new for her team … Continue reading Bailey Represents Clarke as Mascot
We walk by them on a daily basis, yet students are not allowed in the courtyards. This highly discussed topic has two sides. While on one hand the courtyards would provide a welcome break from your average classroom and relaxing area for students to dine in during lunch, some people would argue it is potentially … Continue reading Courtyards…A Waste of Space?
By the time they reach their junior or senior year at Clarke, many students are taking classes for college credit while they are still in high school at the SWCC center here in Osceola. “I am taking composition 1 and composition 2 at the SWCC center taught by Mr. Jefferies. I think that my college … Continue reading Earning College Credit While Still in High School
The Art Club donated a refurbished chair to the “Chair”ished Memories Foundation on October 17th and was auctioned off on Sunday, October 19th, at the country club in Osceola. The auction began at 6pm and admission was $10 with music by Pennie Gonseth Cheers and Joe Hynek. The chairs will later be displayed in the … Continue reading “Chair”ished Memories Collaborates With Art club
Wednesday, October 22, the Clarke Community High School student council organized a blood drive in conjunction with LifeServe Blood Center in the wrestling room. LifeServe Blood Center provides blood and blood products to over a 100 hospitals across Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. Clarke Student Council members helped out by working the cantines and preparing … Continue reading Clarke Saves Lives with Blood Drive