Charleston High School - 2008 Pilot Program
Charleston High School is located in rural east central Illinois and is home to 900 students and faculty. Students with various backgrounds from the CHS classes of 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 were invited to take part in this archiving project to show the diversity of interests, talents and values within the school's community.
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Charleston High School's Collection
A collection of websites selected that represent the interests and activities of a sample of students in grades 9 - 12 at CHS. This collection captured 3,538,918 documents.
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I get on this site because I get ideas while I draw pictures for either art or just for fun. I also like to think about where rooms are positioned in the house.
I use this web site to look at news that has happened.
I use this to relax and just chill after school by playing games.
One of my main interests is art. I plan to go into it as a career, so I like to go online and look at work of other artists around the country.
I use this web site for looking up animals.
To acquire information on movies that I have seen and liked. To see which actors or actresses were in certain movies.
I like to use this site because I love animals. I can't have any animals, but if we get a house soon I can have one then. So why not look for the one for the future.
I'm a musician and if I need any kind of material I can always find it on this site. It has instruments, sheet music and anything else that I need that pertains to music in general.
Nice place to look what is coming out from their magazine and what they have out.
I use this web site if I am bored and I wanna read fun facts pretty much about anything.
Digg is a user supported web site in which the user submits news stories that he or she thinks is important or cool. Users get to vote on its importantness or just plain coolness, and the stories with the most views, or Diggs is sent to a special Top Stories panel for all to see. This site is good for people who want stories from all over the internet, not just one single news source. Also the entries are more fun and interesting than usual serious news stories.
I use this to find werewolf movies.
This site talks about the latest celebrity news as well as E! shows that are coming up or that have already played.
I like to use this site to look up current scores or look up my favorite sports teams stats and players that will be starting in every game.
This site is all about history. Anything and everything you need to know is available for searching. I enjoy looking up dates, taking quizzes, and searching for interesting historical facts.
To check up on upcoming movies and to see the theatre times.
To get information for just about anything. I mostly use this for biology but I have used it for Health and English.
I am in a Physical Science class and to get extra credit we can type up an article about a science subject. This site has links to click that are organized into articles, magazines and news stories. Making it much faster to pick an article subject.
It's a rather amusing parody of modern media, in addition to the humor of south park minus the vulgarity. Though their humor does go a bit far sometimes, occassionally into the realm of disgusting lack of respect.
I use this to look up different foods or to find recipes for different kinds of food.
This is where I check out other art that is out there in the world.
This is a free web site that offers free video streaming for movies, tv shows, cartoons, etc. This specific URL is the one I use to access the top 50 movies that the users of this site watch, the neat thing is that some of these movies haven't even been relased on DVD/VHS.
I look to see what is coming next and see what is showing at the movie theatre.
The homepage for EIU in Charleston.
To read the free manga online that has a great story to it.
I use this site to view science to the extreme; basically some of the things on this web site are really amazing.
Site made for art and what not. Nice place to go!
I like watching the amusing out of the ordinary flash cartoons, and also playing the games.
Naruto is one of the most popular Japanese Anime TV shows. This website offers free viewing of all up to date Naruto episodes in reading chapters. I read this in my free time because I enjoy fantasy fiction novels and short stories.
Look up parts for my truck.
I use this site for just looking at videos and tv shows that I missed. I use this website mostly just for fun.
I use this site to look up definations for all types of mathematics and to understand how to do them.
To look at pictures.
I play games on this site for free.
This site has advice and articles on relationships, sex, dating, evolution, entertainment, etc. It brings out different points of views based on what other teens think and feel.
The homepage for Charleston High School in Charleston, Illinois.
This site is the Christian version of youtube. Good Chrstian music videos are available for viewing. I enjoy watching my favorite Christian artist music videos.
This site is a very useful site for homeschoolers. Legal issues, helpful ideas, facts, contests, curriculums and many more things are available for anyone who is interested in homeschooling. I personally use this site to keep up with legislative laws and high school essay contests.
It?s a good way to find out if you will be interested in a show or similar fiction, it also has hilarious comments from the editors, as they describe their titular gimmicks. (tropes are what you have before lciches, something commonly done and similar between shows of a genre, but still not irritatingly common, and typically innovative.) Through as the site says, once you've been there a while, it will ruin the way you watch TV, as you predict 90% of what's going to happen based on different tropes that have been used.
To buy parts for my trucks.
When necessary, I can visit my teacher's webpages and check what is happening in class. For example, some teachers write assignments and quizzes along with their appropriate dates. I often find that helpful.
I am using this site to win money for duck tape art and to find ways to get scholarships with duck tape art. To learn what people do with duck tape and just to have fun with duck tape.
I use this website for citations.
To look up new scholarships, check out colleges that I am interested in and also to take ACT prep tests.
This is a site that uses today's technology to contact people all around the world for free skate demos and many new items that are for sale online and in stores.
I am currently in an A.P. class. This site helps me prepare for the big A.P. exam in May. Also there are unique features such as a calculator to calculate how much you will spend on tuition to certain colleges.
A comic book series that I enjoyed reading was the Naruto manga. This sites allows you to not only view the comic book issues for free, but also allows you to watch episodes and read information about the show. This way I don't have to buy the comic or search the web for the episodes.
I use this site to check up on latest celebrity gossip and fashion tips. I also like to use the salon to see what I would look like with different hairstyles.
It's an international site that gets news from all over the world, but it's all in one place.
It has newer science subjects than a lot of sites. Plus it has educational games.
I enjoy keeping up with the latest gossip on my favorite TV shoes. Especially my favorite TV show One Tree Hill.
To get information from many different museums all on one site.
They like similar books and are interesting people.
I use this web site for research.
I like checking up on the new fashions and hair styles that come out.
To watch music videos.
I like this web site because it has clips that are hilarious. This also tells who the host or the musical guest will be for the next Saturday.
Information about Illinois hunting, fishing and trapping seasons. Information about different parts of ths state and what is happening to these sites in Illinois.
This site is used to find directions on how to properly cite documents used in writing research papers. The site gives you directions and examples to follow for a complete, correct MLA citation.
This site has fun quizzes and games for teens. It keeps an updated list of new books for all genres. I use this site to see what new and interesting books are coming out.
This is where I find out all about my favorite book of all time.
I use this web site to look up other corps, get ticket info about the different corps.
I get to see any car I like instantly. Also it has the price of the car and what it looks like inside.
I get on this web site because I play the piano. I always want to play songs that I hear everyday.
I use this site for my class kermits cove to look up things for the preschoolers.
I use it to find lyrics.
To get some cd's through the school.
It's a fast reliable way to get the day's news for civics class.
I use this site in order to watch my favorite shows that I have missed. It also gives information about upcoming shows and season premiers.
I use this site to read Japanese themed comics. It also keeps up-to-date issues of most, if not all of its titles.
Great online manga read. The art is amazing.
I use this website so I can shop for sales in the store.
I use this site for science.
See local and my deer from hunting season.
I use this site to leave messages for other members, look at the latest pictures and keep up with the corps. It also has all the info about the upcoming camps and performances.
I use this website to see what is going on with the weather. Also to see if the schools are closed.
This is Charleston Public Library website. You can search books, activities, and general interests of anything to do with the Charleston Public Library. I enjoy searching for media materials and inter-library loan articles.
I use this site to watch episodes of The Office. It's one of my favorite comedies and I don't have cable, so this is the only way I can keep up to date on the episodes.
I use this site to keep up on the latest performances and eliminations. This site has pictures and videos and all the latest news about contestants.
Find out hunting seasons and new laws.
This site allows me to view new bands. I also like checking up on any new tours coming my way.
I go here to see what is current in the news for school and for fun.
To look for nice clothes in my size that I like and I enjoy shopping for.
I use this web site for games.
I use this to look up stories across the country.
I use this web site to do things when I get bored. It's a really cool web site because it has pretty much everything that young people are or would be interested in. It's not just a fun web site to go to but also its very safe.
This site I use for my buddy in that same class and also sometimes the preschoolers use it as a group to learn their abc's and for reading.
I use this web site just to play games. There are many different kinds of games that you can choose from and enjoy.
This site is made up of articles and poems written by teens. I use this site to read what other teens my age think about different topics.
Lets plays are commentary videos from players of the games, and people are typically greatly amused by their misadventures through the realm of internet conversation and video games.
I use this site to make sure I am up to date on things in the electronic world
It is about a comic that has great plot and format. The art is amazing. It pulls me and doesn't let me out until I am finished reading it. I love it!
I use this to find info about things going on in the area and things at my church.
I'm interested in interior design as a possible major. This allows me to find a new idea and also find where design ideas are heading.
In my Spanish class we are often required to write things out in Spanish. Instead of using a dictionary I use this site to quickly get words and phrases translated.
This site has games I enjoy playing just to have some fun.