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Planetarium Club to host show on Oct. 24

Zainab Idrees

October 19, 2019

Planetarium Club will host a public show in the planetarium on Oct. 24. The show is called “Birth of Planet Earth”, which will focus on the formation of planets around the sun. Keith Turner, club sponsor and astronomy teacher, said, “It’s a new show. When the Performing Arts want to put on a new sho...

Music Playlist: Sweater Weather [MUSE]

Music Playlist: Sweater Weather [MUSE]

Grace Xu and Shruthi Ravichandran

October 18, 2019

It’s officially sweater weather! Of course, I had to make a playlist for my absolute favorite season, autumn. Other people listen to Christmas music year-round, but I just listen to my fall playlist religiously. Here’s a taste of some of my favorite autumn music (read: sad and chill pop). Check it ou...

Orchestras continue to prepare for upcoming fall concert, Midwest Clinic

Orchestras continue to prepare for upcoming fall concert, Midwest Clinic

Wendy Zhu

October 14, 2019

The CHS orchestras continue to practice for their fall concert that will take place on Oct. 15 in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, the concert will be split into two parts; The first half will be at 6 p.m. and will feature performances from the G3...

Orchestras practicing for upcoming fall concert

Orchestras practicing for upcoming fall concert

Wendy Zhu

October 2, 2019

Over the past few weeks, the CHS orchestras have been practicing for their fall concert, which will be on Oct. 15 in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. According to orchestra director Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, the concert will be a little shorter this year due to the fact that the PSAT will be on O...

Ambassadors start school year strong

Ambassadors start school year strong

Emily Carlisle

September 27, 2019

Ambassadors, this school’s advanced mixed-gender show choir, has started the year the same as they have in the past. In August the choir had its three-day retreat at Camp Kirkwood in Wilmington, Ohio. At this retreat, the students learned a competition number and a number for the fall concert, whi...

Homecoming ’19: Blue and Gold [MUSE]

Homecoming ’19: Blue and Gold [MUSE]

Grace Xu and Shruthi Ravichandran

September 27, 2019

It's finally Homecoming! To help you celebrate here are some of our top picks for the day!   Blue and Gold:  Book: Eragon  Song: Blue: Troye Sivan  Movie: Booksmart  TV Show: Dynasty  ...

Homecoming ’19: Country vs. Country Club [MUSE]

Homecoming ’19: Country vs. Country Club [MUSE]

Grace Xu, Shruthi Ravichandran

September 26, 2019

Homecoming week is almost over and we're mirroring the first half of the week with another rivalry. Today it's Country vs. Country Club so bust out your cowboy boots and tennis rackets and take a look at our top picks for today. Enjoy y'all! Country vs Country club:  Book: The Distance Betwee...

Homecoming ’19: Playhouse Building Day [MUSE]

Homecoming ’19: Playhouse Building Day [MUSE]

Shruthi Ravichandran and Grace Xu

September 25, 2019

We're halfway through Homecoming week and today's spirit day is a bit more tailored to each class. Each class gets its own spirit day, all of which are based on the themes for the playhouse buildings for this year. Here are some of our top picks for each of the class spirit days.   Freshman (Halloween):...

Homecoming ’19: Hippie vs. Hipster Day [MUSE]

Homecoming ’19: Hippie vs. Hipster Day [MUSE]

Grace Xu and Shruthi Ravichandran

September 24, 2019

It's Day 2 of Homecoming week, and today, it's the battle between the hippies and the hipsters. From the psychedelic paisley patterns of the '60s to the obsession with thick-framed Warby-Parker glasses and mustaches, here are our top picks celebrating Hippie vs. Hipster Day. Book: As I Lay Dying by W...

All(egro) In: Carmel Choirs adds second all-girls competing ensemble this school year

All(egro) In: Carmel Choirs adds second all-girls competing ensemble this school year

Emily Carlisle

September 20, 2019

The choir program has added a new competition choir to the mix. As of last year, there were three show choirs: New Edition, Accents, and Ambassadors.  This year, CHS launches a fourth group,  Allegro, into the competition world. While Allegro, an all-girls intermediate choir, has existed for several ...

Q&A with CHS’ New Choir Director Anna Debard

Q&A with CHS’ New Choir Director Anna Debard

September 20, 2019

What roles do you have? I’m the lead director of New Edition and Rhapsody, I am one of the directors for Expressions, I am the lead teacher for applied music classes and I will direct the musical. What excites you about working at a school like CHS? All of the students and all of the different opportunit...

In the Mood to Write: Musicians, creative writers reflect on how emotions impact their writing

In the Mood to Write: Musicians, creative writers reflect on how emotions impact their writing

Christian Ledbetter

September 20, 2019

As Erin Takahashi, student writer and senior, goes throughout her day, she feels emotions as any other human being does. However, for her, those emotions become a catalyst for story ideas. Before the idea fades, she quickly writes it down somewhere and puts it away to mull over. Later on, this idea...