Drone Zone: CHS students build drones from scratch for competitive launches

Uday Lomada | March 23, 2018

On a sunny day, a group of students walk to a park with sets of high-powered drones. Sophomore Abraham Levine, nervously puts his drone down and starts to perform the usual checks before his first competitive drone race. As he sets his drone down on the pad, he puts on goggles connected directly to a camera attached to his drone. After a short countdown, a gust of wind and the sound of motors rotati...

Asmrtists: Social media editor Jai Sanghani shares his views on ASMR

Jai Sanghani | March 23, 2018

My recommendation page on YouTube is a sight to see. There is a mixture of skincare, beauty, car, technology and talk show videos. Most of the time, I come across a video on my recommended page and I tend to enjoy it. However, during last summer, the recommendation page was extremely wrong. That infamous day was when I clicked on a video by Trisha Paytas titled, “ASMR Apple Watch Unboxing.” I had never hea...

Forte in Florida: This year, CHS Orchestras travel to Florida for their triennial out-of-state school trip

Amy Zhou, Entertainment Editor | March 23, 2018

Unlike many in her class, Min Hua Li, senior and orchestra member, decided not to join the 130 orchestra students going on the Disney World trip this spring. The orchestra performing arts trips are optional, and Li said she came to the decision not to go due to several factors. “Even though it’d be really fun to go with my friends, there are a couple of downsides,”Li said. “This year, we’...

Sweet Melody: CHS a capella group Select Sound  finds voice as new choir in time for concert

Hannah Gretz | March 23, 2018

As a school with 10 choirs, Select Sound prepares to take the stage as a single choir for the second year in a row. The concert, “Ear Candy,” will entail a multitude of pieces, sung a capella, by the choir. “Last year was the first year we had ever done an ‘Ear Candy’ concert,” choir director Katherine Kouns said. “It is a great concert where (Select Sound) showcase a bunch of music ...

Competition season for Ambassadors comes to a close

March 7, 2018

According to Kyle Barker, associate director and leader of Ambassadors, the choir does a total of four competitions during its season, three of which are already finished. The show choir has its biggest competition yet in Calif. The group will spend the weekend there, competing and representing Carmel. Aside from competitions, the students have to prepare for a showcase today, where they will be perf...

Performing arts department to prepare for Evening with Accents and Ambassadors

Adhi Ramkumar | March 6, 2018

The CHS performing arts department is preparing for the upcoming Evening with Accents and Ambassadors on March 24 at 7 p.m. It will be in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. According to director of choirs Kathrine Kouns, the concert will have performances from the top-most choirs: the Accents and Ambassadors. She said it will feature a variety of songs, both competitive and noncompetitive, in order to showcase the high-quality shows the cho...