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WHJE to host first ever Riley-a-Thon,marathon broadcast to raise money for Riley Children’s Hospital

WHJE to host first ever Riley-a-Thon,marathon  broadcast to raise money for Riley Children’s Hospital

Christian Ledbetter

February 21, 2020

During the week of Dance Marathon, this Sunday to  next Saturday, viewers can tune in to WHJE for the first ever Riley-a-Thon. During Riley-a-Thon, WHJE will help raise funds for Dance Marathon and Riley Children’s Hospital through special broadcasts where it will invite kids from Riley to tell t...

WHJE to continue raising money for Riley

WHJE to continue raising money for Riley

Angela Qian

February 9, 2020

WHJE will conduct its first annual RileyThon from Feb. 24 through Feb. 29 to support Riley Children’s Hospital and Carmel Dance Marathon, according to radio adviser Dominic James. “We are getting the whole radio station involved,” he said. “In the week leading up to Dance Marathon, all of our shows will...

WHJE to host Riley-Thon, collect competition entries for IASB

WHJE to host Riley-Thon, collect competition entries for IASB

Angela Qian

January 19, 2020

WHJE will conduct a Riley-Thon from Feb. 24 through Feb. 29 to raise money for Riley Children’s Hospital and promote Dance Marathon, which will be at 4 p.m. on Feb. 29, according to Jess Cooper, Riley-Thon organizer and junior. “I am a Riley kid. I’m an oncology kid, so I spent six months at Ri...

WHJE to broadcast football, basketball games, ban Christmas music

WHJE to broadcast football, basketball games, ban Christmas music

Angela Qian

November 27, 2019

WHJE will travel to Lucas Oil Stadium with the football team on Saturday for the State Championship, according to Charlie Maurer, co-sports director and senior. The game will begin at 7 p.m. Radio adviser Dominic James said WHJE also has four teams working on basketball live shows. They will broadcast during the first men’s basketball game at Zionsville tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. “This gives a great opportunity for second year (staff members) to get involved, so they  actually have started broadcasting (junior varsity) games all by themselves,” James said. “That means we’ve got between 12 and 15 people every week broadcasting live sports.” However, Maur...

WHJE to feature new music, help new staff members adjust to shows

WHJE to feature new music, help new staff members adjust to shows

Angela Qian

September 13, 2019

WHJE will start playing more new alternative rock hits by artists like Billie Eilish, according to Paige Ohrvall, WHJE promos manager and senior. “We just had our big fundraiser, LROS, Last Rock of Summer,” Ohrvall said. “Right now it’s football season, so tune into the football games.” W...

Summer Rockin’: WHJE members organize student music festival on Aug. 16

Summer Rockin’: WHJE members organize student music festival on Aug. 16

Josie Cruzan

August 13, 2019

For Ella Carlson, Last Rock of Summer (LROS) president and sophomore, a typical SRT involves getting her SRT teacher to sign her pass, which has “ASAP” written on it in square, capitalized pencil, and signed by her SRT teacher, Sarah Gillum, and then heading to her home away from home: the radio...

WHJE reflects on Radiothon

Amy Tian

May 15, 2019

Last Saturday, WHJE had its Radiothon, a 16-hour live broadcast with music and shows from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. “It was amazing how easy it was this year compared to last year, and I think that shows how much more confident the station is at live broadcast. I think lots of people this year were able...

WHJE to host fundraiser, freshmen start broadcasting

WHJE to host fundraiser, freshmen start broadcasting

Amy Tian

March 26, 2019

WHJE staff members have been pre-recording before spring break and finishing their current projects. On either April 13 and 14, WHJE will have a fundraiser at City Barbecue, where they will receive a share of the profits. “We are doing another radiothon in May. It’s not specifically for fundra...

WHJE to cover ice hockey season, finish strong

Amy Tian

February 13, 2019

As the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) award ceremony draws near, WHJE staff members plan ahead in order to maintain coverage during Feb. 28 to Mar. 3. WHJE advisor Dominic James said, “It’s been quite a quiet time, but the Ice Hounds won the area championships (on Feb. 10), so we were...

WHJE wins multiple awards at Intercollegiate Broadcasting System competition

WHJE wins multiple awards at Intercollegiate Broadcasting System competition

Amy Tian

January 22, 2019

WHJE submitted multiple pieces to the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) competition at the end of last year. There were 30 students that earned a total of 62 awards at the national competition; however, whether they are definite winners or runner-ups is still unknown. “One of my awards was for...

Rock Bottom?: CHS students, head of WHJE examine rap recently overtaking rock music for most popular music genre

Rock Bottom?: CHS students, head of WHJE examine rap recently overtaking rock music for most popular music genre

Jesse Cooper, Isabella White

December 13, 2018

Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Little Richard, Ray Charles, and The Rolling Stones—these are the names of the people and bands who contributed to the birth of the rock genre. The electric guitar, the bass, the drums and the lead vocals all create the sound that can make people so excited that they br...

WHJE to start broadcasting ice hockey, new news segment

WHJE to start broadcasting ice hockey, new news segment

Amy Tian

December 4, 2018

Dominic James, head advisor of WHJE, said, “Recently we have just started covering ice hockey, which has never been done before, and that is (broadcasted) late on Saturday nights.” The radio station is also planning to upload a lot more of its work onto the website, especially podcasts. There wa...