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Q&A with baton twirling medalist Ireland Jones

Q&A with baton twirling medalist Ireland Jones
December 5, 2020

How did you get involved with baton twirling? I honestly think I was just born into the sport. I first started at the age of 4-and-a-half but my first competition was when I was 5 years old. My grandma...

Julia Henn on how she built 2Calme [Biz Buzz]

Julia Henn on how she built 2Calme [Biz Buzz]
October 18, 2020

Welcome to the very first edition of Biz Buzz, where I talk to CHS students about their small businesses and feature their products! Today I sat down with junior and co-founder of 2Calme, Julia Henn, to...

Students struggle with Zoom classes but appreciate necessity

May 21, 2020

As COVID-19 made its way across the country, students found themselves saying goodbye as schools closed doors to keep in line with social distancing procedures to flatten the curve. As students adapted...

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.
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...

Q+A with cabinet member Ethan DeVries, on dance marathon goals for this year

March 2, 2020

Ethan DeVries, Cabinet Member and Senior   Why do you participate in Dance Marathon? I participate in Dance Marathon because people say you can find small causes around your community that...

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
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...

Christkindlmarkt 2019 Season Guide: Things to Do

Christkindlmarkt 2019 Season Guide: Things to Do
November 19, 2019

The Carmel Christkindlmarkt reflects the Christmas market tradition in Saxony, Germany during the middle ages.  You can buy German or handcrafted holiday gifts and ornaments, eat delicious holiday food,...

#BoysDanceToo: With upcoming winter performances, male performer, dancers’ experiences contrast female counterparts

Dancer and sophomore Damian Prabu practices his hip hop group dance at Expressenz. Prabu said he has been dancing for eight years and said his favorite is “street.”
November 15, 2019

With December approaching, dancers everywhere are beginning preparations for Nutcracker performances. Despite the importance of the male lead of the prince in this ballet, people still view dance as a...

Charisma dance team continues to perform choreographed dances

Charisma performs at men and girls' soccer games. They performed at the “Make Good Decisions” soccer game on Sept. 13.  “I am so excited for all of our performances this season,” said Charisma dancer and senior Avery Iverson.
September 25, 2019

On Friday, the charisma dance team will perform for the first time this year for the whole student body.  “We are performing at the pep rally on Friday for homecoming,” said second-year veteran member...

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
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...

Charisma hopefuls prepare for 2019 season

May 20, 2019

With 17 school days left, charisma dancers and students are looking ahead to next school year and the return of the charisma dance season.  Team members have been individually and personally preparing...

Chinese New Year Celebrations

Chinese New Year Celebrations
CHS students perform traditional Chinese dances on Feb. 3 for the Chinese New Year Gala.
February 26, 2019

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