Movie Review: The Fate of the Furious

  By Paige Copeland and RaAnna Kurek If you watch F. Gary Gray’s Fast and the Furious franchise, you will want to go to a movie theater near you and catch part eight, The Fate of the Furious....

Book of Mormon: Review

The Book of Mormon Taylon Fay Taking a clever and satirical swing at current-day religion, Matt Stone and Trey Parker have brought their comedic genius to the stage. Peppered heavily with edgy topics...

Favorite Christmas Movies

Written By Chris Solomon and Griffin Murphy After surveying 50 students and teachers in the school, we found that the most popular Christmas movie was "Elf". The next most popular movies were "Home Alone,"...

How To: Beach Picnic

With help from the notorious Facebook food videos, I made a successful sunset beach picnic. Here’s how you can make one too: Pick your food. I wanted to make something unique, so I went onto Facebook...

Lift Your Grades Last-Minute

As Coginchaug students approach the end of first quarter, every assignment begins to count to maintain their grades or to scavenge for a single extra point. It seems as if two-weeks until the marking period...

Health Classes Address Gender Roles

A big issue in society today is the way media affects our idea of gender roles. There has been a big focus on this topic in CRHS junior health classes this year. Classes discussed gender stereotypes and...

Tie-Dyeing CRHS

In Mrs. Anderson's chemistry class the student did an experiment that they could take home: tie dye shirts. The process took around two days to complete and was fun and also informational. Step 1: Soak the...

Most Anticipated Movies of 2015

After the Marvel action flick, Guardians of Galaxy, that hit the No. 1 spot four weekends following its release, and the first part of the third release in The Hunger Games trilogy that dominated the box...

Peanut Butter Blossoms

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups of all purpose flour 1/2 cup of sugar (plus extra for coating) 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 cup of...

Upcoming Book Releases

Although it may not seem like it with this gray fall weather, winter is coming soon, and the holidays aren’t far behind. It’s hard to find the perfect gift for everyone you know, but a book can usually...

Swallows of Kabul: A Review

Life in Kabul is harsh under the strict, oppressive rules of the Taliban. The land is scorched to death, the people of the city seem to be walking on delicate eggshells, and hope for a better tomorrow has...

‘Let’s Get Lost’ in a Good Book

In the novel, Let's Get Lost by Ali Alsaid, four teens across the country are facing four very different problems. There's Hudson, a small town mechanic who’s attempting to break out of his routine life,...