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Test Your Knowledge: First Amendment Quiz

December 5, 2013 • 25,696 views
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1. How many words are in the First Amendment? Answer: 45 2. What are the freedoms? Answer: Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, the Right to Redress Grievances and the Right to Peaceably Assemble 3. When was the First Amendment ratified? Answer: September 1789 4....

CHS featured on WIS morning show

CHS featured on WIS morning show

La'Aundrea Young, Staff Writer
November 12, 2013 • 1,754 views
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Friday, November 8, students, faculty, and staff arrived to the school around 4:30 A.M. These “sun risers” had the privilege to be on WIS News 10 Sunrise Cool Schools Segment from 5:00-7:00 A.M. “I was so proud to see our Camden Bulldogs showcased in such a positive light. There are so many...

Teen Read Week sparks competition among classes

Teen Read Week sparks competition among classes

Aaron Murphy, Staff Writer
November 6, 2013 • 1,296 views
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Centered on Teen Read Week, the school library designed The “Seek the Unknown” Door Decorating Contest. Classes had the opportunity to decorate their door to the “Seek the Unknown” theme. There was a good number of classes that took part in this competition. The classes that participated were...

Students get real life application in math class

La'Aundrea Young, Staff Writer
October 31, 2013 • 1,277 views
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Often times, while in class, students ask the infamous question “When will we ever use this?” Well, math teacher, Stacey McGee, got fed up with hearing that question. She wanted to show that teachers really do teach their students thing that can be used later on in the real world. On that note,...

Robotics team in gear for school year and competitions

Hamilton Calk, Staff Writer
October 16, 2013 • 743 views
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Kershaw County Robotics Team is a robotics program for high school students. The robotics team builds robots and gets to compete in competitions. Students on the robotics team get hands on experience with tools, machinery, computer programming, website development, marketing, and fundraising skills....

Student Council plans events for Rivalry Week

Student Council plans events for Rivalry Week

Breanna Dent, Editor
September 17, 2013 • 1,184 views
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This year, September 14-20 is a big week for Camden High School and Lugoff Elgin High School. It’s rivalry week, which means both football teams will be practicing really hard and student councils from both schools will be competing to see who can raise the most money for United Way. Camden is...

Classes go to war…Penny War!

Sarah Farmer, Staff Writer
September 17, 2013 • 762 views
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After the first day of penny wars, the results are in...and the sophomore class is in the lead. Penny wars is when the Student Council goes around at lunch collecting any money that people would like to donate to the United Way, but there’s a catch. Each grade has their own bucket that they are...

Beta Club gearing up for another great year

Catie Charles, Staff Writer
September 16, 2013 • 718 views
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It’s that time again! Clubs starting back up is always so exciting. Beta Club had their first meeting today and there are so many new faces. Beta Club is a fun way to get involved in the school and community. All of the community and charity work will put smiles on your face. Since it was only the...

CHS hosts College Day for district seniors

Aaron Murphy, Staff Writer
September 16, 2013 • 723 views
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It’s about this time of year when students start thinking about their future. They are finishing up high school, and are ready to move on to the next part of their life, college. It isn’t always easy finding the right college. Students have to spend a whole weekend visiting a college, taking a...

New Elite Pads received with mixed feelings from students, faculty

New Elite Pads received with mixed feelings from students, faculty

Sarah Farmer, Staff Writer
September 16, 2013 • 1,486 views
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When it comes to technology, speed is a key factor. For that reason, many members of the student body are not big fans of the new Elite Pad. “I do not like the new elite pads because they are too slow and they die too fast,” Senior Josh Bailey said. Others concur with Bailey’s assessment. “I...

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