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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


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates

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


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates

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...

Popping Into Holiday Music: Upbeat nature of pop-style holiday music is superior to classic holiday music

Popping Into Holiday Music: Upbeat nature of pop-style holiday music is superior to classic holiday music

Hannah Gretz

December 13, 2018


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Print Columnists, Recent Updates

From November to January, holiday music is and will be heard everywhere you go. Department stores, car radios, grocery stores, you name it. But, while classic holiday songs are festive and enjoyable, I cannot help but feel pulled toward pop-style holiday music instead. Don’t get me wrong, I do of...

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


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print, Recent Updates

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...

Q&A with sculptor and senior Julia Emerson, who uses recycled materials for pieces

Q&A with sculptor and senior Julia Emerson, who uses recycled materials for pieces

Selena Liu

December 13, 2018


Filed under 15 MINUTES OF FAME, Recent Updates

Why do you think people should explore art? I think it’d be good for people to take the Intro to 3D arts or some of the more three-dimensional arts to get some more exposure, because I wouldn’t have known I was good at art if I didn’t take jewelry class. If I (had) taken a drawing class, ...

Art Club to conclude semester duration with holiday party on Dec. 6

Valliei Chandrakumar

December 4, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Leaders of Art Club plan to conclude the semester-long club by holding a winter party on Dec. 6 for members to celebrate their achievements. The party will be held in Room C115 and will consist of holiday-themed projects that the attendants will choose with a voting procedure during the meeting on N...

Pinnacle Yearbook staff finish spreads in time for deadlines

Pinnacle Yearbook staff finish spreads in time for deadlines

Victoria Nopporn

November 23, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates

One of the many spread deadlines for the Pinnacle Yearbook staff members was on Nov. 19, and editors rushed to meet deadlines to place the pages in the yearbook. “We’re living life on deadlines right now,” said Pinnacle Yearbook adviser Nicole Laughrey. “Our next major deadline is not until D...

CHS Art Club Hosting Art Show and New Semester Club

Aaron Haas

November 22, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

The Art Club is hosting the Fall Art Show, which will continue for one more week. During this Art Show, the Art Club will be displaying some piece from every class. CHS encourages all staff, students, and guest to come and support the Art Club.  This event will be hosted in the CHS auditorium all week...

rt Club incorporates community service and craftsmanship at new window painting tradition

Valliei Chandrakumar

November 18, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

The members of Art Club can be found busily planning for the adoption of a new Christmas tradition: the painting of windows for Carmel residents to admire during the winter season at Carmel City Center. Members will paint a miniature and regular sized set of angel wings for families to take photos with ...

Christi Cloud, director of technology and data solutions, explains district’s decision to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool in late December.

Christi Cloud, director of technology and data solutions, explains district’s decision to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool in late December.

Natalie Khamis

November 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates, School Updates

Complete Q and A with Christi Cloud, CCS director of technology and data solutions Why has the decision to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool been made? We decided to transition from myCCS to PowerSchool as a part of a much larger project. We’re actually changing out our website over the wint...

Write or Wrong: CHS student participates in NaNoWriMo, elaborates on many benefits to creative writing

Lillian He and Grace Xu

November 16, 2018


Filed under Cover Story, Online Only, Recent Updates

Sophomore Jeannette Hommel lays sprawled on the floor, typing away on her laptop. Lit candles flicker nearby, wafting pumpkin scents around her. Hommel has deliberately placed the computer on a whiteboard—in preparation of the laptop overheating and in order to avoid “accidentally setting the car...

Art club prepares for fundraising opportunities at fall art show on Nov. 15

Valliei Chandrakumar

November 12, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

Members of art club continue in their fundraising schemes with preparation for the upcoming fall art show on Nov. 15 in the CHS commons. This annual event, organized by art club members and art students, showcases students’ pieces from throughout the fall semester while also exhibiting fundraising ...