• Sobering reality: Survey indicates marijuana, Adderall use most common among students
  • Lady Comets golf to victory at regionals
  • KC haunted houses scary good
  • Blue Crew starts anew
  • Freshman volleyball team defeats competition at Ottawa Tournament

Sobering reality: Survey indicates marijuana, Adderall use most common among students

According to an unscientific, anonymous survey conducted by The Comet, marijuana and Adderall are the most frequently abused drugs at Chanute High School. The survey asked students about both their activities in a 30-day span and those activities they had witnessed from fellow classmates. “We kept hearing about how much of an issue drugs were so we decided to conduct a survey to get some answers,” The Comet adviser Dustin…


Seniors Wendt and Angleton compete at state tennis

Seniors Jenny Angleton and Rebecca Wendt played together as No. 1 doubles team for Chanute Blue Comet girls tennis at the class 4A state tournament this past Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17, held in Winfield. Angleton and Wendt placed 6th at the regional tournament and played the 3rd place team of the Pratt regional tournament from Wellington High, losing the match 6-1 and 6-2. The team then went…


Girls cross country team regional champions

The blue comet cross country team qualified 8 individuals for the state championship meet this Saturday, Oct 31. Races took place at the Garnett Country Club in Anderson County on Saturday morning. Girls varsity earned the title of regional champions with their first place finish. Senior captain Talia Ramsey (5th) and sophomore McKenzie Tabares (10th) qualified individually by placing in the top ten, but the girls ran well enough to…


Chanute cross country teams second at SEK league meet

The Chanute cross country teams competed at their SEK league meet on Thursday, Oct 15 at the Chanute Stone Creek golf course. Both varsity teams finished second at the meet, while boys JV placed first. Girls JV did not have a full team. The girls varsity team initially tied for first place, but then lost on a tie breaker, breaking their four year championship winning streak. Due to a weather…


Funk named Commended National Merit Scholar

On Monday, September 21, Abbe Funk learned that she was being awarded the National Merit Scholarship for her high Psat score. This was based on the 201 out of 240 that she received. Abbe and our school are very excited about her being recognized for this. “We are so blessed to have one of those individuals, one of those students, here at Chanute High School,” stated CHS Principal John Lawrence,…


Lady Comets golf to victory at regionals

The girls golf team placed first at regionals yesterday in Girard, and will be competing at state next Monday in Hays. The teams five members scored a total of 418 points to earn the championship title. Abbe Funk (4th), Abby Walker (7th), and Brittney Palet (14th) contributed by placing in the top 15, along with Zoe Barkman (16th) and Kristin Umbarger (32nd). State will be held in Hays, Kansas, at…