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Ambassadors plan to wrap up the year with spring concert

Kyle Barker, lead director of Ambassadors, describes the spring concert. Barker said that the concert closes with every choir onstage singing a song together.

Emily Carlisle

May 13, 2019

The Ambassadors have had a year full of success at competitions and concerts. Now it is time to end the year with one final performance with all of the choirs. The spring concert is May 16 in the Dale E. Graham auditorium at 7 p.m. Gui Basso, sophomore and member of Ambassadors, said that it is nice to turn ...

The math department prepares for testing, upcoming school year

Math department chair Jacinda Sohalski quietly works at her desk. In the following week, she will be working with teachers to prepare for the upcoming school year.

Brian Zhang

May 13, 2019

The math department is currently preparing students for exams, according to math department chairperson Jacinda Sohalski. Sohalski said that the department has been preparing students for both course tests and final exams. “We’re kind of in full tilt mode right now for exams and getting kids re...

Speech team to have period of inactivity as competition season ends

Speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner works on her computer. Joiner said the speech team will have no further meetings this year as the season has come to an end, but she has loved getting to see how all the members have improved throughout the year.

Isabella White

May 13, 2019

Since the speech team’s season has come to a close, the members have nothing formal planned for the rest of the school year, according to speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner. The speech team members will begin planning for next year’s season at the beginning of next school year, starting with current...

ComedySportz prepare for final home games

Members of ComedySportz act out comedy scenes to entertain the crowd in the Studio Theater on March 18. This group practiced their acts since September, and still have two more games to perform at.

Aniket Biswal

April 18, 2019

The ComedySportz team is preparing for their final performances at home basketball games for the school year. The dates for these games are April 25 to 26 at 7 p.m. for each game and each ticket costs $5. ComedySportz is a pregame show in which students perform comedy acts to entertain the crowd. Previ...

Design for CHS continues individual projects after the Street Store

Juniors Karthik Arcot and Shivani Balachander brainstorm projects for next school year. Design for CHS has continued individual projects like Hands on Education since the Street Store event on March 16.

Kris Otten

April 18, 2019

Now that the Street Store event has passed, Design for CHS members are focusing on different projects and plans for the club next year. According to Hannah Na, club member and junior, club members are “focusing on individual projects like Hands on Education and further developing other future proje...

FCCLA Hosting Showcase April 24

FCS teachers, as well as FCCLA Indiana president and senior Margaret O’Connor (right), plan the FCS Showcase. The Showcase takes place on April 24 in the freshman cafeteria.

Ashwin Prasad

April 18, 2019

FCCLA is wrapping up its activities for the year. Its last major event, according to FCCLA Indiana president and senior Margaret O’Connor, is the second annual Family and Consumer Science (FCS) Showcase. The showcase will take place April 24 in the freshman cafeteria.     O’Connor said, “We will b...

The math department begins second round of ISTEP testing

Math department chair Jacinda Sohalski quietly works at her desk. In the following week, she will be working to administer ISTEP exams.

Brian Zhang

April 16, 2019

The math department is currently administering ISTEP, according to math department chairperson Jacinda Sohalski. Sohalski said that the department was happy about the first round of testing and is hoping that this second round is smooth as well. “Right now we are very busy administering ISTEP,” ...

Speech team to expand membership to those wanting to learn speaking skills, not wanting to compete

Speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner works on her computer at her desk. As the speech team’s season came to a close with the end-of-the-year party, Joiner said she took time to reflect on the improvements of the speech team members throughout the year. She said seeing them build up their confidence over the course of the season is her favorite part of being the team’s sponsor.

Isabella White

April 16, 2019

With this year’s season coming to an end, Mackenzie Misterka, speech team member and sophomore, said she is now looking forward to next year and is excited to meet new speech team members. She said even those who do not want to compete can find a place on the team next season. “Current team mem...

Ambassadors are halfway through their show choir season

Gui Basso, sophomore and member of Ambassadors describes what a competition is like. Basso said that the competitions are long but fun and definitely worth it in the end.

Emily Carlisle

March 1, 2019

This Saturday Ambassadors plans to compete in its third competition of the school year. Saturday’s competition is called Xtreme Show Choir Showdown and is held at Lafayette Jefferson high school. New Edition and Accents, this school’s other competitive show choirs will also be competing at the event...

After winter performance, theater group moves on to ComedySportz

Aniket Biswal

March 1, 2019

On February 7 to 9, the theater group had conducted a winter performance called “Aladdin”. Jim Peterson, the director of the play, said that he felt proud of his team and group of what they did for that play, especially with some time lost from snow days. Now, the next items on the list is ComedySp...

Design for CHS to host the Street Store event on March 16

Juniors Shivani Balachandar and Hannah Na discuss Hands on Education at the Design for CHS meeting. Design for CHS has set March 16 as the date for the Street Store.

Kris Otten

March 1, 2019

Design for CHS has begun to wrap up their preparation for the Street Store as the date of the event approaches. According to club sponsor Laura Moore, the Street Store is scheduled for March 16 in downtown Indianapolis. “We’ve officially stopped collecting clothes from schools,” said junior Hanna...

Key Club to host a meeting on March 6

Abinay Devarakonda, Key Club secretary and junior, studies during outside of his math class. Devarakonda said he is happy that Key Club offers students the ability to give back to the community through volunteer work.

Raphael Li

March 1, 2019

Key Club leaders are planning on hosting a meeting on March 6. According to Katie Kelly, assistant sponsor for Key Club, the meeting will take place in media center classrooms 3 and 4 starting at 7:45 a.m. during late start. The meetings will provide rundowns on the various volunteer opportunities avail...