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...

Speech team to wait for the next competition

Saumya Somasi

January 30, 2020

The speech team is focusing on practicing for their next competition, according to Mackenzie Misterka, veteran speech team member and junior.   She said the practice is mainly for competitive members that will compete in the upcoming Sectional. Misterka said the date of the next meeting is ...

CHTV students to compete in IASB competition

Christian Ledbetter

January 28, 2020

CHTV students have recently been preparing for the Indiana Association of Student Broadcasters (IASB) competition, during which students in TV classes 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8 will be submitting ideas and projects to IASB to be judged against submissions from other schools. Students have several options for what t...

Math Club members compete in two new competitions

Joseph Broman, sponsor and math teacher, reviews upcoming competitions for Math Club on his computer. Broman said many of the competitions will take place during first semester.

Leslie Huang

October 15, 2019

Math club members will be practicing for two new competitions that will replace the Mandelbrot competition, which ended last year. Joseph Broman, sponsor and math teacher, said, “We are working on two new competitions. One of them is called Math Madness through Arete labs; it’s an online math c...

All(egro) In: Carmel Choirs adds second all-girls competing ensemble this school year

Sophomore Meg Shaffer (left), junior Lindsay Vrobel (middle) and sophomore Ava Reynolds (right) practice the choreography in class. Vrobel said Allegro will learn new choreography this year to perform 
at concerts.

Emily Carlisle

September 20, 2019

The choir program has added a new competition choir to the mix. As of last year, there were three show choirs: New Edition, Accents, and Ambassadors.  This year, CHS launches a fourth group,  Allegro, into the competition world. While Allegro, an all-girls intermediate choir, has existed for several ...

CHS’s Got Talent: In honor of season 14 finale of “America’s Got Talent” (AGT), we talked to students on Expressenz dance team who took part in the season

Freshman Adare Haas

Marissa Ryan

September 20, 2019

How did going on AGT impact you personally? Personally, it just made me feel like all my hard work was paying off. Like I said before, we train for 25 hours every week, so sometimes it can feel like all of your hard work is for nothing. This experience showed me that hard work really does pay off. ...

Q&A with Carmel FCCLA president about club, recent competition

Lillian He

May 23, 2019

What is Carmel FCCLA? FCCLA is a career and technical student organization that focuses on the family consumer science classes; those are your cooking classes and your education classes and any of your sewing classes. It’s an organization that focuses on student leadership and community service and integr...

Academic Super Bowl Team Adjusts Preparation Methods for Upcoming Competitions

James Ziegler, Academic Super Bowl co-sponsor and social studies teacher,  creates an agenda for the Academic Super Bowl team for its upcoming  meet at Ben Davis. According to Ziegler, the competition can take up to five hours.

Cady Armstrong

March 23, 2019

The Academic Super Bowl plans to cancelel the meeting scheduled for last week. Instead, the information the meeting would have discussed was on Canvas or sent out via e-mail. The information talked about the results of the Brebeuf Invitational. It also went over the details about the next competition ...

Accents perform at last competition this year this weekend

Accent and senior Semanti Naiken sings at afternoon rehearsal. Naiken was sick at the last competition at Jefferson High School so she said she will focus on maintaining her health for the final competition in Nashville, Tenn.

Alina Yu

March 21, 2019

On March 14, Accents will travel down to Nashville, Tenn. to perform in the last competition of this school year on March 15, the Heart of America Competition. Accent and senior Semanti Naiken said, “I am really excited. This is our big trip for the year, and I have definitely been looking forward ...

Accents move to next competition after successful first competition weekend

Accents perform a song at the Center Grove High School competition this past weekend. The Accents swept the competition and will be traveling to Ohio this upcoming Saturday for another competition.

Alina Yu

February 26, 2019

Accents will compete in their second competition of the season on Feb. 23 at Olentangy High School in Lewis Center, Ohio. Their performance time will be at 11:30 a.m. Accent and senior Julia Schmitz said, “I am really excited for this upcoming competition because it is our first travel one, like ou...

A New Addition to New Edition: New student enters CHS choir program; choir students contemplate ways to reduce stress with school, extracurriculars

New Edition rehearses after school as competitions approach next week. Sam Chenoweth, associate director of choirs, said time management becomes crucial during competition season and prepares members well for the future.

February 22, 2019

As the third quarter rolls on, most students here only adapt to a new grading period, but some, like sophomore Ian Wang, must adjust to a new school as well. For Wang, who transferred from North Central, the adjustment has been particularly acute as he has also joined New Edition, a CHS show choir. ...

World Language students perform well in state competition

Sowmya Chundi

February 15, 2019

On Feb. 11, French students participated in state-level competitions at West Lafayette High School. The competitions were open to any students enrolled in a French class who wanted to compete. Andrea Yocum, chairperson of the world language department, said, “Competitions are open to all students who ...