• Gate Girls go to California!

    Gate Girls go to California!

    Bailey Vega, Writer

    February 24, 2017

        This week some Gate girls received a great honor. They won first and second place for their Rube Goldberg contraption, which means they get to go to California! The first place winners are: Kate Files, Avery Gilkey, Adyen Hucklebury, Ashtyn Mobley, and Kylee Nading. The second place winners are: E... READ MORE »»

  • Science Stem Wars

    Science Stem Wars

    Tiara Royal

    February 24, 2017

    This week the 9th grade science classes have been working on a stem project for STEM Wars. The contest is which ever six teams can build the best catapult that will hit the ping pong into a hole will win a chance to go to the convention center and battle other schools. The two projects are the proj... READ MORE »»

  • Sunny Side

    Sunny Side

    Andrew Turner, Writer

    February 23, 2017

    For the past couple of weeks the science department has been doing its yearly STEM challenge. One such challenge is Sunny Side up and you are to make a solar power car and get it to go a certain distance carrying a ping pong ball. Participants of this challenge were required to research multiple components... READ MORE »»

  • Band All-State

    Band All-State

    Jordan Cormier, Writer

    February 23, 2017

    The ninth grade Chaffin Band had the privilege to participate in All-State at Hot Springs this weekend. They played their five songs, Foiled Again, Blue and Green Music, Urban Dances, Georgia on my Mind, and His Honor, the same songs as they played at the Tuesday Concert. The band got a standing o... READ MORE »»

  • Quiz Bowl Challenger

    Quiz Bowl Challenger

    Astrid Ketcham, Writer

    February 23, 2017

    Saturday, February 11th, Chaffin hosted the Quiz Bowl Challenger. At the challenger, there were two brackets. There was the 6th and 7th, and 8th and 9th. First, all students took a written test, which divided them into their teams based off their performance on the quiz. Each team consisted of 4-5 peop... READ MORE »»

Substance abuse in the U.S.

Emma Brazzeal, Writer

In America, substance abuse is one of the most expensive public health problems at 68 billion in underage drinking issues, and 14 billion dollars in Juvenal costs for public defense cases. Some common substances teens an...  Read More »

Feb 24 • No Comments

59th Annual Grammy Awards

59th Annual Grammy Awards

Raquel Spencer, Writer

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards was full of excitement. Adele won the Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, Song of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance, and Record of the Year.  Beyonce was a goddess at the awards and san...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

NJH’S Meeting – Tuesday, February 7

Bailey Vega, Writer

In case you missed the meeting this morning, here’s a brief overview. For all officers and 10 extra students who sign up, there’s a NJHS Convention in May. Officers are required to try out for the convention’s talent...  Read More »

Feb 7 • No Comments

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Chaffin vs. Kimmons

Arianna Rice, Writer

This Monday, February 13th, 2017 was freshman night. And also, the night of our final game against Kimmons. Our lady cougars fought till the end even when victory slowly slid through their fingers. The game was fast paced...  Read More »

Feb 23 • No Comments

  • Last Chaffin Game February 23, 2017
  • Cougars vs. Raiders February 15, 2017
  • Darby Ninth Grade Girls Game February 15, 2017
  • Chaffin 7th graders win the Basketball Championship! February 7, 2017

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Gate Girls go to California!

Gate Girls go to California!

Bailey Vega, Writer

    This week some Gate girls received a great honor. They won first and second place for their Rube Goldberg contraption, which means they get to go to California! The first place winners are: Ka...  Read More »

Feb 24 • No Comments

Science Stem Wars

Science Stem Wars

February 24, 2017

Computer Science Trip

February 24, 2017

Sunny Side

Sunny Side

February 23, 2017

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