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A Whole New World: “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” play on Feb. 7-9 will connect classic tale with children’s theater

A Whole New World: “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” play on  Feb. 7-9 will connect classic tale with children’s theater

Grace Xu

January 24, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Recent Updates

On Feb. 7, 8 and 9, CHS students will perform “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp.” However, unlike the many Disney renditions CHS has done in the past—including “The Little Mermaid” last  spring—this play is based off of its original tale One Thousand and One Arabian Nights.  While original fairy tales are infamous for being much gorier and darke...

Practically Perfect in Every Way: Mary Poppins Returns Review by Emily Carlisle

Practically Perfect in Every Way: Mary Poppins Returns Review by Emily Carlisle

Emily Carlisle

January 13, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Online Only, Recent Updates

Director Rob Mar’s “Mary Poppins Returns” is the sequel to the 1964 Disney classic, “Mary Poppins.” In this movie, viewers revisit a grown up Jane (Emily Mortimer) and Michael Banks (Ben Whishaw) as they struggle with “The Great Slump” or The Great Depression. Once again, Mary Poppins (Emily...

Forte in Florida: This year, CHS Orchestras travel to Florida for their triennial out-of-state school trip

Forte in Florida: This year, CHS Orchestras travel to Florida for their triennial out-of-state school trip

Amy Zhou, Entertainment Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

Unlike many in her class, Min Hua Li, senior and orchestra member, decided not to join the 130 orchestra students going on the Disney World trip this spring. The orchestra performing arts trips are optional, and Li said she came to the decision not to go due to several factors. “Even though it’...

Photo Essay: Wednesday Disney

Photo Essay: Wednesday Disney

Michelle Yin, Photographer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Homecoming, Online Only

Students dress up for the third spirit day of homecoming week.

Accents and Ambassadors prepare for performance at Disney World celebration

Accents and Ambassadors prepare for performance at Disney World celebration

Amy Zhou, Entertainment Reporter

December 12, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print

Each year, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, Disney puts on a weekly performance known as the Candlelight Processional in Epcot Center in Disney World in Orlando, Florida. This year, both the Accents and Ambassadors have the honor of performing in the show alongside the Disney choir and orchestra, ...

CHS students discuss minority representation in new Disney movie, “Moana”

CHS students discuss minority representation in new Disney movie, “Moana”

Lin-Lin Mo, Feature Reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print

Walt Disney Animation Studios will release a new princess movie next Wednesday titled “Moana,” which is about a Polynesian warrior princess who joins the demigod Maui to become a master-wayfinder to help save her people. Directed by the duo Ron Clements and John Musker, “Moana” has been praised by...

CHS students discuss upcoming Disney live-action movie adaptations

CHS students discuss upcoming Disney live-action movie adaptations

entertainment

March 18, 2016


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Last year, Walt Disney Pictures released a live-action “Cinderella” movie. While the movie changed parts of the plot of the original cartoon movie, Disney enthusiast and sophomore Gabi Rivera said the overall movie was well done. Rivera said, “I absolutely loved it. I just fell in love with it. It just mak...

CHS students, staff members anticipate arrival of new ‘Star Wars’ film

CHS students, staff members anticipate arrival of new ‘Star Wars’ film

entertainment

December 14, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away ... the “Star Wars” series was thought to have ended with the death of Emperor Palpatine at the hands of Anakin Skywalker, thus restoring peace in the universe. However, Disney has obtained the franchise and is currently creating a seventh film for the series...

Four Types of Fall Movies

Four Types of Fall Movies

blogs

November 9, 2015


Filed under Online Only, Reel Talk

Summer is the season for superhero blockbusters and cheesy chick flicks. Winter movies are geared toward the holidays. But what about the season in between? Well, after analyzing movie releases on movieinsider.com’s lists from 2013 to 2015, I’ve made a list of a few types of fall movies. 1)...

Gender Equality. Directors should give women more protagonist character roles in the film industry.

entertainment

April 24, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print, Recent Updates

We’ve all grown up watching Disney films, and we’re all accustomed to the storylines as well. The princess is typically an attractive young woman whom the conflict is set around. Being the “damsel in distress,” she awaits to be saved by her prince. However, what one may not realize is that Disn...