Switching to two lunches comes at an inopportune time

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Alexis Thuston
April 11, 2014

Here at Chanute High School we have a three-lunch system: A lunch, B lunch and C lunch. Each separated so that lunch will flow smoothly and efficiently with students. In the past, after the seniors have left B lunch would be eliminated, leaving only two lunches. This year that switch was made early,... Read more »

Hoop It Up For a Cure: A tradition that should be upheld by students

Jenny Angleton
February 17, 2014

Almost everyone knows at least one person affected by cancer and can understand the hardships the person and the families go through. Many families and even former students have been affected with cancer so it has become a very relatable topic to most students. For the past five years, Chanute High School... Read more »

Grammar: an important thing CHS students should know how to use

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Emily Lair
January 23, 2014

The apathy of grammar is extremely common throughout the student body. Improper placement of commas, the difference between “two, too and to” and “your and you’re,” are just a few of the common mistakes noticeable on twitter, book reports, daily conversation, and other social networking sites. Sure,... Read more »

Jammed hallways cause probelms for students getting to class on time

Alexis Thuston
December 12, 2013

We at the comet have noticed a distinct problem with students getting into “traffic jams” during passing periods; not only is it annoying to constantly bump into people it also causes some students to be late to class. Due to there being around 500 students at Chanute High School, during passing... Read more »

Students, not clubs, to blame for lack of diversity in organizations

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Jenny Angleton
October 16, 2013

We at the Comet have noticed a very evident problem pertaining to our student body. Many of our students complain and criticize the decisions being made in school organizations, but very few of these complainers decide to take action, get involved and help change the issues they complain so much about. One... Read more »

Editorial: Local journalist does not speak for Chanute

Alexandra Gwillim, Managing Editor
September 25, 2013

A recent article by Chanute Tribune sports editor Brian McDowell took unprovoked shots at a fellow SEK town and a local college. Many people were deeply offended, not only Pittsburg residents and fans, but also Chanute High School students and members of the Chanute community. We at The Comet would... Read more »

Incentives reward hard work

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Alexandra Gwillim
September 1, 2013

Chanute High School has adopted a new way of encouraging students to stay in good standing and do well in school. Besides the obvious reasons — like having a good GPA and not being stressed out about back work, students now have extra incentives. Every Friday, students in good standing will be released... Read more »

Apathy is consuming student body

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Alexandra Gwillim
May 14, 2013

We at The Comet have noticed a troubling phenomenon amongst our generation. People everywhere are proudly declaring that they “don’t give a care” about anything. Despite popular opinion, not caring about anything does not make you cool. In fact, it has the exact opposite effect. You become... Read more »

A solution to Grand March woes

Alexandra Gwillim
April 16, 2013

April 20 is just around the corner, and you all know what that means one thing to Chanute High School students — prom. Prom is the mecca of all school dances. Students spend hours gussying up for the big night. Girls spend hundreds of dollars on their dresses, nails, makeup and hair. The list is endless. One... Read more »

Obesity needs to be a priority in schools

Alexandra Gwillim
March 12, 2013

It is well known that our country has a serious issue with obesity. More than one third of American adults are obese. Approximately 12.5 million U.S. children and adolescents between the ages of 2-19 years old are obese. Obesity may lead to heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of... Read more »

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