Follow the signs: CHS students use ASL beyond classroom in sports

Senior Taylor Gallagher signed to the girls on the deaf cheer team that she coaches to smile. Gallagher said learning ASL at the school has helped her communicate with her team, although it is still not always easy.

Olivia Childress

February 22, 2019

Senior Taylor Gallagher saw herself in the cheerleaders as they flipped through the air. Having cheered for seven years, she knew what was required from an assistant coach. But as familiar as she was with the sport, there was one large difference between her past experiences with cheer and the one th...

Simulated Silence: American Sign Language students host the tenth annual Deaf Deaf World

Simulated Silence: American Sign Language students host the tenth annual Deaf Deaf World

Hari Patel

September 29, 2017

“When I came to this school, I thought people should be more aware of the deaf and to celebrate the deaf awareness week which is always the last week of September.”

(Deaf)ining history

(Deaf)ining history

Raiha Zainab, Student Section reporter

March 17, 2017

Growing up, sophomore David Leffler lived a normal life with his family with one difference: his father, Andy Leffler, is deaf. When he was a baby, along with learning English like other children, David learned American Sign Language (ASL) and learned how to communicate with his parents non-verbally....

American Sign Language II students prepare for Deaf Deaf World Sept. 26

American Sign Language II students prepare for Deaf Deaf World Sept. 26


September 25, 2014

On Sept. 26, American Sign Language II (ASL) students will host Deaf Deaf World in the upper gym. The all-day event occurs yearly and has been growing since its inception. Students can attend at any time during the school day until doors close at 2:30 p.m., according to Joseph Wheeler, sponsor and...

ASL Club to attend Deaf Nation Expo on April 26


April 23, 2014

The ASL Club will make a visit to the Deaf Nation on April 26 at the  Indiana State Fairgrounds. The club has been planning the trip for a little over a month to the expo. Indianapolis is one of 10 cities to hold the event each year. “It’s an interesting event,” said ASL Club sponsor Joseph Wheeler. ...

ASL Club to meet on April 17


April 8, 2013

ASL Club will have its next meeting on April 17 during SRT in room B200. Katie Connery, ASL Club president and senior, said “We will talk about how the last event went, talk about the organization of events, and plan future events.” Club sponsor Joseph Wheeler said, “There are no upcoming events ...

ASL Club plans March 5 trip to Dave and Busters; meeting Feb. 21


February 14, 2013

ASL Club plans to meet on Feb. 21 to discuss their upcoming trip to Dave and Busters on March 5. Katie Connery, ASL Club President and senior, said they will also decide on possibilities for future events at the next meeting. She said she hopes the club will become closer through this experience. “...

ASL Club plans to discuss club T-shirt designs on Jan. 30


January 25, 2013

ASL Club plans to meet on Jan. 30, the next late start, during SRT in B200. Club sponsor Joseph Wheeler says they will be voting on their club T-shirt design. Wheeler said students can create designs and submit their ideas by Jan. 30 to www.customink.com. Katie Connery, ASL Club President and senior, said ...

ASL Club to host day for Halloween games Oct. 30


October 29, 2012

ASL Club plans to host a day for playing Halloween games Oct. 30.  Club sponsor Joseph Wheeler siad he hopes this opportunity will allow students learn new signs for Halloween and get better at signing. He also says other upcoming events planned for ASL Club include a Halloween party and deaf bowling. “We...

ASL Club to watch new movie Nov. 2


October 29, 2012

American Sign Language (ASL) Club will be watching a new deaf movie, The Hard Man, on Nov. 2. Club sponsor Joseph Wheeler said he hopes that this opportunity will allow students to practice ASL and learn more about the deaf culture so they can get better. “If (students) want to learn the language...

ASL club plans to watch play at the Indianapolis School for the Deaf

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November 6, 2008

By Yameen Hameed <[email protected]> The American Sign Language Club continues with many activities planned for the next few weeks.  The club will watch a play and a movie. The Indianapolis School for the Deaf (ISD) is having their play, “Alice and Wonderland”, tomorrow at 7 p.m. and the Fr...