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A Whole New World: “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” play on Feb. 7-9 will connect classic tale with children’s theater

A Whole New World: “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” play on  Feb. 7-9 will connect classic tale with children’s theater

Grace Xu

January 24, 2019

On Feb. 7, 8 and 9, CHS students will perform “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp.” However, unlike the many Disney renditions CHS has done in the past—including “The Little Mermaid” last  spring—this play is based off of its original tale One Thousand and One Arabian Nights.  While original fairy tales are infamous for being much gorier and darke...

Half(Time) Notes: Ambassadors’ new Half Notes event to take place tomorrow evening

Half(Time) Notes: Ambassadors’ new Half Notes event to take place tomorrow evening

Isabella White

January 24, 2019

Tomorrow evening, one of the most prestigious choirs at CHS will host the first-ever Ambassadors’ Half Notes event, where students in grades four through six will come to CHS to learn a song and dance that they will perform during halftime at the Ben Davis basketball game that night.    Ambassad...

Go With the Flow: With ComedySportz competition season beginning, members, sponsor reflect on lessons, benefits of comedy

Go With the Flow: With ComedySportz competition season beginning, members, sponsor reflect on lessons, benefits of comedy

Marvin Fan

January 24, 2019

Every week, Piper Dafforn, team captain of ComedySportz and senior, and other ComedySportz members can be found practicing improvisation in preparation for upcoming competitions. In these competitions, the team members compete with other high schools using audience suggestions and improvisation ...

Practically Perfect in Every Way: Mary Poppins Returns Review by Emily Carlisle

Practically Perfect in Every Way: Mary Poppins Returns Review by Emily Carlisle

Emily Carlisle

January 13, 2019

Director Rob Mar’s “Mary Poppins Returns” is the sequel to the 1964 Disney classic, “Mary Poppins.” In this movie, viewers revisit a grown up Jane (Emily Mortimer) and Michael Banks (Ben Whishaw) as they struggle with “The Great Slump” or The Great Depression. Once again, Mary Poppins (Emily...

Rock Bottom?: CHS students, head of WHJE examine rap recently overtaking rock music for most popular music genre

Rock Bottom?: CHS students, head of WHJE examine rap recently overtaking rock music for most popular music genre

Jesse Cooper, Isabella White

December 13, 2018

Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Little Richard, Ray Charles, and The Rolling Stones—these are the names of the people and bands who contributed to the birth of the rock genre. The electric guitar, the bass, the drums and the lead vocals all create the sound that can make people so excited that they br...

The Best Entertainment Events of the Year: Read the opinions of Entertainment Reporters Lily McAndrews and Ashwin Prasad

The Best Entertainment Events of the Year: Read the opinions of Entertainment Reporters Lily McAndrews and Ashwin Prasad

Lily McAndrews, Ashwin Prasad

December 13, 2018

The impact of Black Panther—Lily McAndrews The best Entertainment event of the year was the release of Black Panther, the best movie 2018 had to offer. From the movie’s production, direction and costume design, this movie outstandingly nailed every aspect, as well as representing bigger life ch...

Turning it Around: Dancer, junior Kendyl Smith commends creation of pointe shoes in new skin tones

Turning it Around: Dancer, junior Kendyl Smith commends creation of pointe shoes in new skin tones

Kendyl Smith

December 13, 2018

I am excited that different shades of pointe shoes and tights that match diverse skin tones are being produced, especially since the art of ballet itself is expanding into other genres. I believe it is the perfect time to start infusing different skin tones of pointe shoes to match the diverse ways o...

Across the Screen: CHS students, IB film teacher share thoughts about spreading culture by remaking TV shows from foreign countries

Across the Screen: CHS students, IB film teacher share thoughts about spreading culture by remaking TV shows from foreign countries

Richa Louis

December 13, 2018

Premiering on Jan. 2, Fox will air a celebrity-singing-competition-guessing game called “The Masked Singer” based on Korea’s “King of Mask Singer,” which debuted in 2015. Many students at CHS, like junior Sarah Hao, have seen the Korean version of the upcoming show and the trailer for Fox’s and ...

Back in Business: As Abercrombie & Fitch recently reopened in Indiana, students, staff consider how companies recover from past mistakes

Back in Business: As Abercrombie & Fitch recently reopened in Indiana,  students, staff consider how companies recover from past mistakes

November 16, 2018

Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) recently reopened at the Fashion Mall at Keystone on Nov. 9. While A&F closed down at the Circle Center, Castleton and Fashion Malls in 2016 due to sales decreases, the company is now making a rebound in Indiana. According to Robert “Bob” Browning, IB Business...

A Major Development: Orchestra students to share stage with Carmel Symphony Orchestra this Sunday

A Major Development: Orchestra students to share stage with  Carmel Symphony Orchestra this Sunday

Isabella White

November 16, 2018

This sunday at 4 p.m., for the first time, the CHS Symphony and Camerata orchestras, the most prestigious orchestras, will take the stage with the Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) at the Palladium. Selin Oh, Camerata cellist and senior, said she is extremely excited to be part of this event. “It’s a...

The Dark Side: Fall play “The Sparrow” to incorporate darker themes, more serious aspects than past plays

The Dark Side: Fall play “The Sparrow” to incorporate  darker themes, more serious aspects than past plays

Livvie Hurley

November 16, 2018

Most people are familiar with the quirky, comedic plays that students put on seasonally, but according to actor and junior Luke Vreeman, this year’s fall play, “The Sparrow,” which opened yesterday in the Studio Theater and continues through Saturday, surrounds a darker storyline. Vreeman s...