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Disney’s Live-Action Remakes: A Good Investment?

Daniel Kim

October 29, 2019

Recently, Disney has been investing its attention and money into live action remakes of their previously animated movies that were released in the 20th century. But these live-action remakes are nothing short of successful and entertaining for some students at CHS.  Danielle Johnson, Watch Disney club student ...

Homecoming ’19: Playhouse Building Day [MUSE]

Homecoming ’19: Playhouse Building Day [MUSE]

Shruthi Ravichandran and Grace Xu

September 25, 2019

We're halfway through Homecoming week and today's spirit day is a bit more tailored to each class. Each class gets its own spirit day, all of which are based on the themes for the playhouse buildings for this year. Here are some of our top picks for each of the class spirit days.   Freshman (Halloween):...

Guide To CHS Clubs: Unsure of which clubs to join? Here’s a categorized list of all the clubs CHS has to offer.

Grace Xu

September 12, 2019

With all the clubs at our school, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to find communities for you. Don’t worry, we’ve compiled a list of all the clubs without course requirements. They’re also sorted into categories (Community Service, Culture, Arts, Competition, Academic, Entertainment, and Athletics)...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...