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What is Easter?

Apr 20, 2014

 

by Laura d' Almeida, iLander Staff Reporter

 

As Easter approaches every year, many stores get packed with jelly beans, candy eggs, egg-coloring kits, bunnies of all types, and baskets for c¬arrying all of this bounty.
Easter, which fell on April 20th, 2014 this year, is a Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ three days after his death by crucifixion.

This holiday, which has been called a moveable feast because it...

Good Friday

Apr 19, 2014

 

by Laura d' Almeida, iLander Staff Reporter

 

This year, 2014, Good Friday fell on April 18th. But, what is Good Friday?  For some students, Good Friday is just another day off school during the school year. For Christian Catholics however, it is the celebration of Jesus’ crucifixion, death and suffering. It is also a day of fasting.

How did Good Friday originate?  The label “Good Friday” originated from the Gallican church in Gaul, modern...

Better Safe, Than Sorry

Apr 17, 2014

 

by Hannan Minhas, iLander Staff Reporter

 

Last week was very important at CHHS. There was a lot going on, including prom and Alcohol Awareness Week.  One event held at the school included students that were dressed as ghosts and could not talk for that day, symbolizing people who passed away in a car accident. There also was a staged car crash simulation held outside of high school to show students how deadly it could be to drink and drive.  Also,...

the Affordable Care Act

Apr 15, 2014

by Laura d' Almeida, iLander Staff Reporter

     On March 23, 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) , or the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), became a federal law in the United States of America. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is mainly known as “Obama Care.” There are forty four million Americans without health care coverage in the United States. Obama care coves more than 9 million Americans in total, and no one can be turned down for coverage due...

Senior Bridget Ebert Recipient of Athena Award

Apr 13, 2014

 

 

Senior Bridget Ebert is a 2014 Athena Award recipient, which honors and recognizes outstanding senior female athletes from high schools throughout the metro area. Ebert will be honored May 2 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

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Wattpad.com is a Good Read

Apr 11, 2014

by Imane ait Daoud, iLander Staff Reporter

     Do you enjoy reading, but cannot find something of you interest all the time? Have you heard about a site called Watt Pad?  Well, it’s a free online library and everything on it is available to you, whenever you want to read it. Watt Pad is a website for people of all ages, with many young teens using this online library to read books about their interests.

      Watt Pad is not...