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“Playing Hooky” or Needing a Break? – An Examination of School Absence Policies and Mental Health Days, Part 2
“Playing Hooky” or Needing a Break? – An Examination of School Absence Policies and Mental Health Days, Part 1

“Playing Hooky” or Needing a Break? – An Examination of School Absence Policies and Mental Health Days, Part 1

February 19, 2019

Lockers? A good idea, or a bad solution?

Lockers? A good idea, or a bad solution?

February 19, 2019

Goodbye Old Friend

Goodbye Old Friend

February 19, 2019

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Frosted Sugar Cookies
“Umbrella Academy”: A Messed up Family Trying to Save a Worse World
Aquaman: An Amateur Review By Caelan Roche

Aquaman: An Amateur Review By Caelan Roche

January 29, 2019

School

School

October 31, 2018

Wes Anderson’s Stunning Stop Motion: Isle of Dogs

Wes Anderson’s Stunning Stop Motion: Isle of Dogs

May 9, 2018

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March 26, 2019

We all know that there isn't a lot to do in El Paso. Yes, we have the movies or the mall but they all get old. Movies get old and just walking around the mall and spending money can get tiring and expensive. So, what could you do in your free time with friends or family? There's actually a few activities. Number one, the zoo. A place you can go with family and even friends. El Paso Zoo is actually a pretty nice zoo. Some people who aren't originally from El Paso are actually surprised with how nice...

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Spring Break, Captain John L. Chapin’s Birthday and Prom

Jason Martinez
March 26, 2019

With the 2nd semester of the school year 2018-2019 halfway over, we are going into spring break. The 3rd nine weeks have just finished and grades are due. Spring break lasts one week from March 18 through March 22. The last day before spring break, Friday, March 15, 2019, was Captain John L. Chapin's birthday. To celebrate, there were cupcakes served to everyone during both lunch periods. You were...

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The Clean House

March 26, 2019

Setting of the theatre is low talking people walking in, the students getting ready to perform the performance they've been practicing for, the theatre president comes to the front of the audience and introduces us to the performance and tells us they  worked very hard on this production, she leaves the stage and the intermission starts until finally the theater goes black and the actors come to the...

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Chapin’s Run to The Playoffs

Caelan Roche
March 26, 2019

So recently, as in the Tuesday prior to spring break recently, Chapin's boys' soccer team took on Irvin to determine who advances to the playoff tie round. For Chapin, the chance to break the accursed dry spell of playoff glory is one that comes after 14 years, and if they are to win, the boys would write their names in Chapin's history books as the second team ever to make the playoffs. On the flip...

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Was the Hype To Much?: Chapin vs Andress

Caelan Roche
February 4, 2019

Varsity goalkeeper Tashie Mack is no stranger to competitiveness. With a passionate heart yearning for the best he can be, the 18 year old senior at Chapin High School approached the annual Chapin vs Andress Derby with emotion and desire, telling me over text "". Obviously, on the Andress side of things, the tradition of pre-game trash talk was to be expected, with one of the opposing players snap...

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Rise and Shine: Keeping Your Sanity In the Wake of Morning Practices

Caelan Roche
December 17, 2018

Now that we are moving into the winter months of 2018, kids around campus are being faced with a new challenge: Morning practices. No one likes to wake up early, and for kids who are playing a sport such as soccer, you're required to wake up as early as 5:00 AM to make practice on time. Another group of kids who are experiencing trouble and strain is kids in band and orchestra. It is concert season,...

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