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Defying authority

Globe Staff

September 24, 2009

A group of anarchists co-own the historically rich, environmentally conscious Black Bear Bakery. Anarchy is often used as a synonym for chaos, but for the owners of Black Bear Bakery, anarchy is about creating community and equality. “One of the basic ideas of anarchists is the idea that no ...

Student embarks on ‘life-changing’ summer journey

Jack Holds

September 24, 2009

When sophomore Lewis Grant sent off an application to a summer program, he didn’t realize he would be embarking on a trip that would change his life. Grant  sent a few of his personal pictures and an essay to National Geographic Student Expeditions. The program sends high school students...

Summer trip to Thailand provides an enriching cultural experience

Globe Staff

September 24, 2009

Junior Allison Goldfarb spent one month of her summer in Thailand, climbing mountains, building irrigation systems, and exploring new cultures. Goldfarb used a program called Rustic Pathways, a program that sends teenagers, college students and groups on trips to foreign countries for community service,...

Profile: Teddy Kogos, 15 Minutes of Fame

Globe Staff

September 24, 2009

Teddy Kogos is wearing a bright red graduation cap, with a long white string hanging over his face, partially covering his eye. However, Kogos is not graduating. Kogos is in fact a freshman, a freshman that has been wearing a different kind of hat to school since Aug. 17.  His extensive collection...

Summer plans, spending affected by students’ financial problems

Globe Staff

September 23, 2009

The recession has not just affected CHS parents this summer; students are also making different choices. While not letting the recession diminish spending, students have let it affect their summer plans. Junior Sam Muslin worked this summer at Washington University Medical School. “I decided to work ...

Scarcity of jobs keeps college graduates in school instead of work force

Globe Staff

September 23, 2009

The decision of where to attend college for an advanced degree used to be a much simpler decision. However, with the economy in its current state, this decision has become more difficult due to fewer current jobs available to students following graduation. “If I decide to go to grad school it...

Inside look at class fundraising

Globe Staff

September 17, 2009

Though Homecoming Dance isn’t put on by the Student Officers, almost every other festivity of the week requires funds from the four classes. However, treasuries don’t fill themselves and fundraising is a vital part of a successful and competitive spirit week. Junior class president Scott...

Senior sets out to create own movie

Globe Staff

September 15, 2009

“Have you ever had a dream of being an actor or actress, not an actor or actress have you ever wanted to be a part of the movie making experience? Or do you just want to have some fun?” This was the announcement that captured the attention of CHS students. Senior Ryan Shields put the announcement...

10 Tips for Incoming Freshmen

Globe Staff

August 17, 2009

By Simone Bernstein and Taylor Stone 1. The School District of Clayton is now using myLunchMoney.com, a new, free service that allows parents to make online debit or credit card payments into your school breakfast and lunch account. 2. Announcements are always available online. Check them out at the CHS...

Student-made website informs about youth volunteer options

Globe Staff

August 17, 2009

Early morning Aug 5, while the majority of her peers slumbered, CHS senior Simone Bernstein prepared to share her summer project with Randi Naughton of FOX 2 news. After contacting numerous organizations to gain media coverage for her newly created website, www.stlouisvolunteen.com, her search was rewarded...

Students explore summer research opportunities

Globe Staff

August 17, 2009

At 8 a.m. on a bright July morning, most CHS students are still snoozing. Junior Becca Steinberg, however, is already awake and getting dressed. She wears jeans and tennis shoes, even though the forecast predicts heat and humidity. “In the lab, we aren’t allowed to wear flip-flops or s...

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