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Inclusive programs for special needs students continue to grow at CHS, across nation

Linh Nguyen, United Sound mentor and senior,  helps Maddy Paxton, United Sound member and senior, play an instrument at a United Sound meeting.

Sarah Kim and Natalie Khamis

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and, d...

Statewide Inclusive Sports: Interactive Graphic

Maddy Paxton, Unified Track member and senior, stretches with her teammates before practice.

Rhea Acharya and Chloe Sun

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and, d...

Dancers learn, teach, choreograph pieces as a way to express themselves

BENDING BACKWARDS:
Senior Hannah Liu stretches before dancing. Liu said she choreographs easier dances for younger students to keep them motivated to learn to dance.

Tessa Collinson and Leah Tan

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and, d...

YAGP allows for opportunities despite commitment, demonstrates underrated work ethic demanded in dance

YAGP allows for opportunities despite commitment, demonstrates underrated work ethic demanded in dance

Chloe Sun

February 21, 2020

It’s early in the year, and for many dancers, the Youth American Grand Prix (YAGP) looms on the horizon. As the world's largest international student ballet competition and scholarship program, succeeding at YAGP is the pivotal goal many train for the entire year as it provides immense opportuniti...

TV Playlist: Galentine’s Day [MUSE]

TV Playlist: Galentine's Day [MUSE]

Shruthi Ravichandran

February 13, 2020

Happy Galentine's Day! First commemorated in an episode of "Parks and Recreation" this day symbolizes celebrating your girl friends and friendship. So grab a couple of your gal pals close, tell them how much you love them, and look through this list of TV's best female dynamic duos to figure out which...

With growing presence in media, stand-up comedy becomes more mainstream

ON THE FLOOR:
Junior Austin Audia performs during a ComedySportz match after school. Members often incorporate unique styles of humor to win ComedySportz
matches.

Emily Carlisle

January 23, 2020

Although the date is undecided, theatre students will soon host a Stand-Up Comedy Night. The lineup is not set for the show yet; however, it will feature a few different students. Sarah Warf, ComedySportz member and sophomore, plans to participate in the Stand-Up Comedy Night. Warf said teenagers t...

With upcoming fall production “Cheerleaders Vs. Aliens,” students and makeup artists describe artistry of special effects makeup

SCALY TRANSFORMATION:
Looking in a mirror, junior Lydia Schrader applies green makeup onto a special effects prosthetic to create a scale-like look. Schrader said these green lines create more depth and make the prosthetic look more realistic.

Valliei Chandrakumar

November 15, 2019

Aggressively rubbing paint onto a bald cap might be an uncomfortable, once-in-a-lifetime experience for most, but for senior Hannah Smith, it is just another part of her job as a special effects makeup artist for the CHS theater community. Smith works with prosthetic or special effects makeup to change...

Start of Something New: Students new to music learn how to play instruments in high school

FOR THE BAND:
Senior Katy Carson plays the baritone during marching band rehearsal. She said she was motivated to learn to play the instrument after joining the band.

Riley Hamilton

October 24, 2019

On Oct. 25, Katy Carson, baritone player and senior, will perform at Bands of America Super Regional competition with the marching band. She is not the only baritone player in marching band, but she is unique because the first time she picked up a baritone, it was in high school. Now a senior, Carson...