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With upcoming fall production “Cheerleaders Vs. Aliens,” students and makeup artists describe artistry of special effects makeup

With upcoming fall production “Cheerleaders Vs. Aliens,” students  and makeup artists describe artistry of special effects makeup

Valliei Chandrakumar

November 15, 2019

Aggressively rubbing paint onto a bald cap might be an uncomfortable, once-in-a-lifetime experience for most, but for senior Hannah Smith, it is just another part of her job as a special effects makeup artist for the CHS theater community. Smith works with prosthetic or special effects makeup to change...

Marching band students, director expand on new symphony for this year’s show, includes melodies from Queen songs

Marching band students, director expand on new  symphony for this year’s show, includes melodies from Queen songs

Emily Carlisle

October 24, 2019

If you saw the marching band’s halftime performance at the Homecoming football game then you likely realized you recognized a melody or two. That is because this year, the band chose a new route rather than using a straight symphony for its set. The marching band was performing a symphony, written by Tolga Kashif, that incorporates popular melodies writte...

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):...

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 ...

Band, orchestra students give advice for practicing over break, adapting to higher level performing arts

Band, orchestra students give advice for practicing over break, adapting to higher level performing arts

Isabella White, Bowen Zhou, and Grace Xu

August 13, 2019

Noah Sim, marching band member and senior Is there a specific practice schedule for marching band over the summer? We practice on weekends and a couple of weeks in the middle of the summer. We get a month off, but then in August we have these two weeks where we practice for 11 hours a day for four da...

Marching to the Beat: CHS marching band named Grand Marshal of parade, prepares for CarmelFest

Marching to the Beat: CHS marching band named Grand Marshal of parade, prepares for CarmelFest

Emily Carlisle

May 23, 2019

This July, the CHS marching band will serve as Grand Marshal of CarmelFest, which is celebrating its 31st year. As Grand Marshal, the band will lead the Centier Bank CarmelFest parade which is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. on July 4 starting on AAA Way. This year, the event, which annually attracts...

No End to Art: Artists discuss importance of digital art expression, changing definition of art

No End to Art: Artists discuss importance of digital art expression, changing definition of art

Marvin Fan

February 22, 2019

The recent movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” utilized new technology in order to create a style of movie never seen before. The film combined computer animation and traditional hand-drawn comic book techniques. At this school, sophomore Jacob Renay-Lopes uses technology to express himself a...

Under the Scene: Directors changing aspects of spring musical, create a modern take on the show

Under the Scene: Directors changing aspects of spring  musical, create a modern take on the show

Karen Zhang

April 20, 2018

This year’s spring musical will have CHS students going under the sea. On Aug. 7, 2017, the CHS Musical Twitter account announced this year’s musical was Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” According to Sam Chenoweth, director of the spring play and associate director of choirs, “The Little Merma...

Game On: Game development becomes an increasingly popular hobby, endeavor for students

Game On: Game development becomes an  increasingly popular hobby, endeavor for students

Armaan Goel

April 20, 2018

Video games are a common pastime for many CHS students. Games such as “Overwatch” and “Fortnite Battle Royale” are becoming increasingly popular among the student body. But for some students like senior Matthew Konkoly, he’s more interested to see how games work and he’s started designing t...