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Performing arts department to prepare for winter orchestra concert

Performing arts department to prepare for winter orchestra concert

Adhi Ramkumar

December 7, 2017


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The CHS performing arts department is preparing for the upcoming winter orchestra concert on Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, this concert in particular will be unique. Ohly-Davis said, “Something new this year is that each ...

Holiday Spectacular performances to start this week

December 5, 2017


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Holiday Spectacular, or Spec, is a series of yearly holiday performances including all of the choirs. This year marks the 26th consecutive year of Spec. It features many different styles of music from popular Christmas songs to songs celebrating many different religions. Performances start this week, s...

Accents perform at upcoming annual Holiday Spectacular concert

Accents perform at upcoming annual Holiday Spectacular concert

Alina Yu

December 5, 2017


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Accents will perform at the upcoming Holiday Spectacular concerts, which occur on Dec. 6, Dec. 7 and Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. and on Dec. 9 and Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. This year’s theme is “Holiday Wishes,” according to director of choirs Kathrine Kouns. Accent and senior Amelia Harrison said, “Honestly Holiday S...

Wonder Away: Bestselling book “Wonder,” now adapted movie, emphasizes the importance of acceptance

Wonder Away: Bestselling book “Wonder,” now adapted  movie, emphasizes the importance of acceptance

Hannah Glazier

November 17, 2017


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Based on the New York Times bestseller, “Wonder,” a movie centered around the story of a boy named Auggie Pullman, who was born with a craniofacial condition, premieres in theatres today. The story follows 10-year-old Auggie as he navigates his way through his first year at public school. Altho...

Merry Christkindlmarkt: Carmel continues German Christmas tradition as it opens its first Christkindlmarkt

Merry Christkindlmarkt: Carmel continues German Christmas tradition as it opens its first Christkindlmarkt

Karen Zhang

November 17, 2017


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Starting tomorrow, the smell of gingerbread, sweet roasted almonds, bratwurst and Glühwein will mix with the crisp cold air and winter in Carmel will never be the same. According to Maria Murphy, CEO and Market Master, Carmel will host the first of what she hopes will be annual Christkindlmarkt, w...

Skinny Runway: Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show misrepresents woman, shows lack of diversity

Skinny Runway: Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show misrepresents woman, shows lack of diversity

Da-Hyun Hong

November 17, 2017


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The Victoria’s Secret (VS) Fashion Show will return to screens globally on Nov. 28 and is considered an opportunity to show off the next hottest undergarments of the season for women. All the lights, rhinestones and hairspray can be mesmerizing, but students should keep in mind the closed-minded message of be...

Shop ‘Til You Drop: CHS students discuss the dangers of Black Friday shopping

Kris Otten

November 17, 2017


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After years of early rising and line waiting just to get our hands on doorbusters marked down to 50 or even 60 percent off, to many, Black Friday has become a holiday even more celebrated than Thanksgiving. Black Friday is the Friday immediately following Thanksgiving where stores place large discounts on m...

Netflix: Hit or Miss? CHS students debate large expenditures on Netflix Original movies

Kassandra Darnell, Reporter

November 17, 2017


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Next year, Netflix plans to spend $8 billion on Netflix Original programs. According to a Bloomberg article, the platform will release around 80 original movies and venture into creating more foreign TV series in order to attract international customers, making it comparable to networks like HBO and other...

Orchestras to practice music for winter concert

Orchestras to practice music for winter concert

Angela Qian

November 16, 2017


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The orchestras continue to practice the music for their upcoming concert on Dec. 14. “We’re doing something really out-of-the-box, which we haven’t done in a long time,” director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis said. “That’s a pops concert basically, and one of the cool things that’s...

Halloween Hype: The Fall of Traditional Stores

Halloween Hype: The Fall of Traditional Stores

Uday Lomada

October 26, 2017


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Andrew “Drew” Michael, senior, has been going to his local store with his parents to buy his costume ever since he was five, as like many other students. But now, with the advent of online shopping, Michael now gets everything with only a couple clicks. “When I was younger, (my parents and I) wo...