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ComedySportz to compete in home matches on March 21 and 22

ComedySportz to compete in home matches on March 21 and 22

Jessica Konrad

March 20, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

The ComedySportz team will compete in its third and fourth home matches of the season on March 21 and 22. The matches will take place in the Studio Theater. Tickets cost $5 and are available online at ticketracker.com or at the door. In order to prepare for these matches, the team has been participating in regular practice. Piper Dafforn, ComedySportz captain and senior, said practices have gone well so far and said she is pleased with the team’s progress. “I lo...

CHS women’s swimming team getting ready for State Finals

CHS women’s swimming team getting ready for State Finals

Satvik Kandru

March 15, 2019


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, SPORTS

The women’s swimming team has performed at a high level this entire season. After coming off of a strong win at Sectionals, they are looking to win the State Finals for the 33rd consecutive time. “This is definitely one of the strongest teams we have had during my four years, everything just cl...

Club Med to prepare for March 18 meeting

Club Med to prepare for March 18 meeting

Tara Kandallu

March 14, 2019


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Club Med leaders plan to have their next meeting on March 18 after hosting Antwione Haywood, the Assistant Dean of Indiana University School of Medicine on Feb. 11. Leaders are not sure what exactly their next meeting will entail, but plan to either do a strawberry DNA extraction or host physician’s assistants from Butler University. Co-president and senior Shubhi Sinha said, “W...

Kid’s Corner is ready to begin preschool on Feb. 26

Kid’s Corner is ready to begin preschool on Feb. 26

Harini Ravichandran

March 8, 2019


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Kid’s Corner will be starting their semester of teaching preschoolers on Feb. 26. In order to prepare for the new batch of preschoolers, all of the students are required to have a binder full of possible lesson plans for the preschoolers. Many students such as junior Aeryn Hopwood are already done...

Senior Class is currently inactive, but excited for graduation

Leah Tan

March 8, 2019


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates

The Senior Class is inactive as the class as a whole finishes up their last semester. According to Senior Class Secretary Hannah Nist, the only events the Senior Class officers are responsible for are graduation and prom, which they haven’t started to avidly prepare for yet. “We don’t have any pressing pri...

Pinnacle Yearbook staff to begin working on the spring supplement of the yearbook

Victoria Nopporn

March 8, 2019


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The yearbook staff has just finished their fourth deadline and are currently working to edit the pages they have done in the previous semester. “Most of our pages are finalized right now and are in production at the plant," Pinnacle adviser Nicole Laughrey said. “We’re waiting for proofs from ...

Teens with a Choice may meet March 13, host discussion

Teens with a Choice may meet March 13, host discussion

Anushka Dasgupta

March 7, 2019


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Teens with a Choice may host a meeting on March 13 in E111 according to president and senior Sasha Matsuki. Matsuki said via email that this will be a time for discussion. Matsuki said, “Our upcoming plans for this coming semester are basically to focus on more discussion and we are going to try and s...

French classes participate in Mardi Gras celebrations

March 7, 2019


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On March 5, French students celebrated Mardi Gras in their classes with a feast. The holiday signifies the day before the season of Lent. The celebration is associated with eating rich and fatty foods before giving them up the next day. Andrea Yocum, chairperson of the world language department, sa...

School board trains for social media use

School board trains for social media use

Sam Shi

March 7, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

The school board had an executive meeting on March 4, involving training for board members and several of their new roles. The board also participated in social media training in order to help the board learn how to effectively use social media to communicate with students. School board president Mike Kerschne...

Maintenance staff to get chillers ready for spring’s warmer weather

Maintenance staff to get chillers ready for spring’s warmer weather

Lillian He

March 7, 2019


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The main goal of the maintenance staff over the next few weeks is to get the school ready for the approaching spring. The largest component of this is prepping and turning the school's chillers back on. Maintenance worker Fred Napier said, “We don’t keep the chillers on during the winter. The chi...

Global Giving to not operate for remainder of school year

Bianca Templeton

March 5, 2019


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Global Giving will not host its annual dance competition due to insufficient funds. Club members will not host further club meetings because of this cancellation. Club sponsor Ryan Ringenberg said, “The impression is that (the club) will not be active this semester.” He said the club has cancel...

Winter Guard to compete in various competitions during March

Winter Guard to compete in various competitions during March

Michelle Lu 

March 5, 2019


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Over the next few weeks, the Winter Guard is set to perform at various high schools across Indiana as they advance towards the Winter Guard International (WGI) State Finals at Center Grove High School on March 16. According to guard director Rosie Queen, the three teams will perform at IHSCGA State Pr...