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Charisma hopefuls prepare for 2019 season

Hannah Gretz

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 in hopes of becoming a dance team member. “It’s so fun dancing,” dancer and junior Maddy Ma...

Coquettes team works into new year

Hannah Gretz

January 21, 2019

With the arrival of 2019, the coquettes dance team has worked to successfully transition into the second half of their 2018-2019 dance season. With this, they are preparing for performances during basketball games, and other school events, such as Dance Marathon. “It is going so well so far,” memb...

Accents start new year and semester with competition season

Accents start new year and semester with competition season

Alina Yu

January 18, 2019

As 2019 begins, Accents continue preparing for their competition season this semester. With their first competition on Feb. 16, according to director of choirs Kathrine Kouns, the all-girls choir practices day and night on their competition set. Stella Dennett, Accents dance captain and senior, said, “I am...

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

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...

Coquettes season in full swing

Coquettes season in full swing

Hannah Gretz

December 2, 2018

With winter sports in full effect, the coquettes dance team has the opportunity to take the floor and showcase their choreographed dances during home basketball games. “It is going so well so far,” member and junior Maddy Massa said. “Practices are super fun and productive.” This year marks Massa’s third...

Coquettes begin their 2018-2019 season

Hannah Gretz

November 17, 2018

Winter sports are officially underway at this school, marking an official start to the 2018-2019 coquettes dance season. Students were able to tryout for this winter dance team during the week of fall break, ending with 15 girls on the team. “It is going so well so far,” member and junior Maddy Ma...

Charisma season draws to a close, coquettes “kicks” off

Charisma season draws to a close, coquettes “kicks” off

Hannah Gretz

October 21, 2018

As fall sports wrap up at this school, winter sports are beginning, including the winter dance team, coquettes. With this, the fall dance team, charisma, concludes. “I loved being part of the charisma dance team,” Avery Iverson, first year member and junior, said. “I loved what we prepared and...

Charisma dance team continues performances

Charisma dance team continues performances

Hannah Gretz

September 27, 2018

The Charisma dance team is scheduled to perform this Friday at the Homecoming pep rally. The team is currently working on creating new dances that reflect their new choreography. They practice three days a week for two hours. To be a member, a certain level of qualifications are to be met in order to...

Art Fair Anticipation: Dancer, artist, organizer discuss experiences with, expectations for Penrod Arts Fair

Art Fair Anticipation: Dancer, artist, organizer discuss experiences with, expectations for Penrod Arts Fair

Angela Qian, Reporter

August 14, 2018

When someone looks up “Indiana’s Nicest Day,” the first link will direct them to the Penrod Arts Fair website. It says the Somerset CPAs have trademarked the phrase, and with over 50 years of experience organizing the fair, it has become one of the largest single day art fairs in the nation. Jo...

Keep On Movin’ On

studentsection

April 23, 2015

With National Dance Week beginning Saturday, how are students celebrating? Brick Ban, Ambassadors member and junior What do you like most about dance? “To me, dancing is a different medium throu gh which you can express emotion. The difference between dancing and talking is that dancing is not worn out. When you say ‘I love you,...