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The Chatterbox

The Student News Site of Walnut Hills High School

The Chatterbox

The Student News Site of Walnut Hills High School

The Chatterbox

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Satellite falling down to Earth

A European Space Agency satellite called the ERS-2 reentered the Earth’s atmosphere and landed in the Pacific Ocean on Feb. 21.

The satellite was launched in 1995 and was intended to be used for three years, but it remained operational until 2011.

The ESA decided to deorbit the ERS-2 to avoid adding to the space debris that is orbiting Earth because of its potential danger for future space projects.

During its operation, the ERS-2 satellite collected invaluable data about Earth’s climate, including the atmosphere, ocean temperatures and climate change.

Much of the data collected by ERS-2 continues to be applied to scientific research on climate-related challenges.

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Emma Kim
Emma Kim, Section Editor of News and Features
In her second year as a Chatterbox staff member, Emma Kim is enthusiastic to work as the Section Editor of News and Features. She hopes to improve her interviewing skills and develop her journalistic writing style. She was a club member during the 2022-2023 school year as a Feature Writer  Kim also swims for WHHS and is currently on the Cincinnati Aquatic Club team.  Kim hopes to attend college and major in pre-med. In her spare time, she enjoys playing piano and spending time with friends.
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Marwa Khzir, Managing Editor of Online Content
In her third year as a Chatterbox staff member, junior Marwa Khzir is excited to work as the Managing Editor of Online Content for the Chatterbox. Marwa Khzir hopes to improve her writing while also publishing as many articles as she can for the Chatterbox. Khzir's previous journalism experience includes News Writing 1, News Writing 2 and B/W Photography. Khzir is also involved in various extracurricular activities such as a Student Ambassador, a member of StuCO 2025, and the Fundraising Head for YPC (Youth Philanthropy Council).   Khzir hopes to get into Law School and be a defense attorney in the future, helping wrongfully convicted prison members with getting freedom. Khzir enjoys playing soccer with her family and a favorite pastime for her is baking goods with her mom.
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