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Look What Taylor Made Me Do: With Taylor Swift’s new album “Reputation” scheduled to release next month, some fans are excited for its release, others are on the fence

Look What Taylor Made Me Do: With Taylor Swift’s new album “Reputation” scheduled to release  next month, some fans are excited for its release, others are on the fence

Karen Zhang, Reporter

October 26, 2017


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Junior Paige Thompson is one of the 14,010 fans who went to Swift’s last concert in Indiana in 2015. “Her concerts are a lot like a theatrical performance to me,” Thompson said. “There’s a lot of stuff that goes in: the lights, the dancers. I remember that she had this really long runway...

It’s A Hard Knock Life: Freshmen cast in “Annie” discuss struggles of managing school work, rehearsals

It’s A Hard Knock Life: Freshmen cast in “Annie” discuss  struggles of managing school work, rehearsals

Da-Hyun Hong, Reporter

October 26, 2017


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Shows such as “Godspell,” “Hello, Dolly” and “Phantom of the Opera” are only a few of the past shows put on at this school, but theater students also gravitate toward productions outside of school; that includes the current production of “Annie” at the Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, whic...

Performing arts department to host Accents Princess Academy

Performing arts department to host Accents Princess Academy

Adhi Ramkumar

October 24, 2017


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The CHS performing arts department is preparing for the upcoming Accents Princess Academy, on Nov. 4 at 1 p.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria. According to director of choirs Kathrine Kouns, the Princess Academy debuted in 2015 as an effort to raise funds for the Accents and the choir program at this sc...

Senior Class plans for upcoming meeting

Senior Class plans for upcoming meeting

Sam Shi

September 22, 2017


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Senior Class president Izak Orono said he will have a meeting in one week to discuss the future of CHS and to implement specific rules or ideas. Senior officers recently planned for Homecoming, which Senior Class co-sponsor Amanda Richmond said included building playhouses, selling T-shirts and partic...

Stronger than Terrorism: Boston bombing film sparks controversy and awareness among CHS students and staff

Stronger than Terrorism: Boston bombing film sparks controversy and awareness among CHS students and staff

Hannah Gretz

September 21, 2017


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Onthe afternoon of Monday, April 15, 2013, two young men detonated a homemade bomb at the finish line of the annual Boston Marathon. Since the attack, the event has been nationally publicized and is now being portrayed in a film titled “Stronger,” which releases tomorrow. Staff and students at this sch...

A Trip Down Main Street: CHS students explain the benefits of attending events in the heart of Carmel

A Trip Down Main Street: CHS students explain the benefits of attending events in the heart of Carmel

Da-Hyun Hong, Entertainment Reporter

September 21, 2017


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Downtown Carmel is home to numerous events organized by CHS students. More specifically, the students of Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council (CMYC) host events that aim to benefit the community and nonprofit organizations. CMYC adviser Kelli Prader said the council is a tool to empower the youth communi...

Tech Check: Studio tech theatre students finish move of new Techloft space

Tech Check:  Studio tech theatre students  finish move of new Techloft space

Caitlyn Burns

September 21, 2017


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Per auditorium director Christopher “Chris” Plunkett, the tech theater classes are reorganizing the techloft. From scraps of wood to all of “paint world,” the students are making everything more accessible and convenient to use. “We’re building a loft within a loft,” Plunkett said. Over the course of thre...

Falling into Festivities: As Munich’s 16-day OktoberFest approaches, Carmel prepares to celebrate the festival in Indiana.

Falling into Festivities: As Munich’s 16-day OktoberFest approaches, Carmel prepares to celebrate the festival in Indiana.

Manahil Nadeem

September 21, 2017


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The polka band plays in the background as the sounds of German music and the smells of German food fill the city square. “It’s OktoberFest in Carmel,” Vanessa Stiles, the event planner for  Carmel’s OktoberFest, said.  OktoberFest was originally a celebration of a prince and a princess, accord...

Performing arts department to prepare for fall orchestra concert

Performing arts department to prepare for fall orchestra concert

September 13, 2017


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The CHS performing arts department is gearing up for the upcoming fall orchestra concert on Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, students in the different levels of the orchestra program have been working since the end of summer...

ComedySportz prepares for matches

ComedySportz prepares for matches

Jessica Konrad

September 7, 2017


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ComedySportz has begun preparing for their upcoming matches in the spring. Recently, the team has been focusing on improving their cooperation as a team and the group dynamic as a whole. The main focus of the first practices of the season has been bonding as a team and learning to work together in...