CCHS Talon

February 27, 2019

photo provided by CCHS Swimming

Many athletes know from a young age that they are extremely passionate about pursuing their athletic career. This was certainly the case for freshman swimmer Logan Smith.

Smith began swimming competitively around the age of seven. Dawn Smith, his mother and coach has been the main influence on Smith’s love for the sport.

“My coaches and teammates have been the main reason I have stuck with this spo...

February 27, 2019

photo by Emily Bixler

In its current form, Project Life has been a success. Most notable is the job shadow requirement, which exposes students to work in a field they have interest in.

Job shadowing makes clear whether a student will or will not enjoy their field. This can be crucial to massive decisions like where students go to college or what classes they want to pursue.

While this experience is technically scheduled for junio...

Every year, students come together to perform in the spring musical. This year, the cast has expanded to include members of the faculty.

When casting the musical, director Martha Pierce put out a call for members of the faculty to perform as nuns in the chorus. Five high school teachers and two nurses have signed up, as well as teachers from the middle and elementary schools.

“It’s great fun, we’ve been accepted by the kids and...

photo by Annika Evans

The hills will be alive this weekend as junior Kara Peterschmidt makes her third appearance in CCHS theater as Maria in this year’s production of The Sound of Music.

“I feel very confident,” said Peterschmidt. “It is a great way to get out of your comfort zone. It’s a way to expose yourself and be vulnerable.”

Peterschmidt has been in around 12 productions including ones at the Lebanon Community Theater and...

photo by Annika Evans

Being a lead takes hard work, determination and practice.

Aaron Ciccone proves that as he prepares to star in The Sound of Music, the spring musical.

“It feels good, I’m happy with the role that I had gotten,” said Ciccone. “But also I feel like I don’t truly care about being the lead more so than just acting in general and having the ability to tell a story.”

Ciccone is a senior and this will be his last tim...

February 27, 2019

Left: Kolby Bennett            Center: Paige Boyd            Right: Darren Zombro

The bowling team is on a roll in the post-season with champions at both the district and league level.

Freshman Darren Zombro captured the District 3 championship Saturday ABC North Lanes in Harrisburg, while junior Paige Boyd won her second con...

photo by Morgan Menser

For many students, lunch is the highlight of their day, and soon seniors will have more of a reason to look forward to their lunch period.

Seniors with blue or gray Renaissance cards will be able to leave school on Fridays to get lunch off-campus starting within the next few weeks. This initiative was started by seniors Serena Cheng and Katie Knapp.

“I just thought it was a really fun idea that a lot of stu...

graphic by Marissa Arnold

Playing it safe, Avril Lavigne broke her six year silence with an album characterized mostly by its dull and repetitive nature.

Avril Lavigne released new album “Head Above Water” Feb. 14, largely inspired by her experience with Lyme disease.

The titular opening song, “Head Above Water,” represents the album’s intentions. It is beautifully written, with powerful orchestral accompaniment and empowering ly...

graphic by Marissa Arnold

Presenting little diversity from the original, the sequel “Happy Death Day 2U” is a surprisingly enjoyable film.

The film picks up directly where the prequel left off, and the audience begins to see another day loop unravel.

Collegian Tree Gelbman, played by Jessica Rothe (“La La Land” 2016, “Forever My Girl” 2018) attempts to save her friend from a fate she once faced, but instead wakes up to find herse...

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