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The (Band) Purge: Band program should consider adding another band to accomodate for unfair placement

The (Band) Purge: Band program should consider adding  another band to accomodate for unfair placement

Amy Zhou, Entertainment Editor

May 18, 2018

Having been in the Carmel High School band program for all four years, I’ve seen a lot of changes take place. Before high school, you can choose to audition to be placed into a higher group right out of the gate. However, one trend I’ve noticed is that the band program is becoming significantly larg...

Sweet Melody: CHS a capella group Select Sound finds voice as new choir in time for concert

Sweet Melody: CHS a capella group Select Sound  finds voice as new choir in time for concert

Hannah Gretz

March 23, 2018

As a school with 10 choirs, Select Sound prepares to take the stage as a single choir for the second year in a row. The concert, “Ear Candy,” will entail a multitude of pieces, sung a capella, by the choir. “Last year was the first year we had ever done an ‘Ear Candy’ concert,” choir d...

NEWSFLASH: Movie “The Post” brings greater awareness to real journalism, shows importance of news media

NEWSFLASH: Movie “The Post” brings greater awareness to real journalism, shows importance of news media

Amy Zhou

January 25, 2018

The post had a great soundtrack, casting and managed to create an intense and dramatic movie. However, most importantly, for me, “The Post” serves as a good reminder that the free press we enjoy now should not be taken for granted, and that telling the truth may not always be the easiest thing to...

MUSIC MAGIC: CHS students use music to help others; the psychological effects of holiday music

MUSIC MAGIC: CHS students use music to help others;  the psychological effects of holiday music

Hannah Glazier

December 14, 2017

Share the music club, a club that performs a variety of music pieces at nursing homes, will host its annual Winter Benefit Concert at 4 p.m. tomorrow. Typically, the club dedicates all of the ticket funds to charities such as Save the Music Foundation to the Gleaners Food Bank; however, this year the c...

TWEET IT OUT: CHS students discuss the importance of public figures using social media platforms to bring awareness to social issues

TWEET IT OUT: CHS students discuss the importance of public figures using social media platforms to bring awareness to social issues

Da-Hyun Hong

December 14, 2017

BTS, one of the most representative korean pop (K-pop) boy bands, launched their “LOVE MYSELF” campaign to support UNICEF’s prevention of violence against children and teens this year. According to the K-pop group, the meaning behind the trending hashtag is to “Find love in myself, embrace people...

Entertainment Briefs

Entertainment Briefs

Amy Zhou

September 21, 2017

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Science department begins textbook adoption process

Science department begins textbook adoption process

Amy Zhou

September 11, 2017

According to department chairperson Jennifer Drudge, the science department is currently in the process of adopting new textbooks to use for the next school year. The process will be wrapped up in the beginning of this semester and will remain a year- long focus for the entire department. “It’s re...

The Future of Jobs: In an increasingly automated future, what will we do if robots take our jobs?

The Future of Jobs: In an increasingly automated future, what will we do if robots take our jobs?

Alina Yu and Amy Zhou

August 15, 2017

On a bright and sunny day, senior Alexa Dow works at Juice Bar, a local smoothie and juice hub. As customers file in to enjoy a freshly-made green smoothie, Dow takes and makes numerous orders for them. The help she gets is from not only her fellow co-workers but also from blenders, juicers and iPad...

Orchestra members prepare for February events

Orchestra members prepare for February events

Amy Zhou

February 15, 2017

According to Maggie Hite, one of the three orchestra directors, orchestra members are currently in the process of auditions for next year.The orchestras were handed audition music about a month ago to prepare to test into a higher orchestra next year. In addition to auditions, class time is also...

Orchestra members to prepare for the first concert

Orchestra members to prepare for the first concert

Amy Zhou, Reporter

September 13, 2016

According to Maggie Hite, one of the three orchestra directors, the first orchestra concert will be on Oct. 10. Students have received repertoire for the upcoming concert and are currently in the process of reviewing technique and instrument skills. In addition, Hite said the orchestras are also preparing...

Students consider alternative options to a traditional college education

Students consider alternative options  to a traditional college education

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August 17, 2016

For three years now, senior Zach Rogers has known his plans for the future—to enlist and serve in the military. Inspired by his two Carmel police officer advisers who served as Marines, Rogers said having these “humble and valiant role models” made him want to join the Marine Corps as well. He s...