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Band director Michael Pote conducts Wind Symphony I before school prior to the group’s ISSMA state final performance. This year, Pote has been working diligently with all the bands to play their music to the best of 
their abilities.

Sam Shi, Entertainment Reporter

May 18, 2017

Earlier last month, CHS earned the best Communities for Music Education Award for the fourth time in a row. The award, which is given by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), assesses whether a school district is considered an outstanding community for music education. Director of bands ...

UNSEEN HEROES: CHS students play often unnoticed roles behind the scenes with injured athletes

WATER GIRL:
Senior Mallory Qualls fills waters as she watches the football team practice. Trainers do more than “water boy” duties and are essential to injured players, helping with recoveries by wrapping injuries and stretching out different muscles.

sports

August 18, 2016

At the end of every school day, Mallory Qualls, student athletic trainer and senior, walks down the trail to the football stadium’s training room. Shortly after arriving, she boards the bus with all the other women’s soccer players and sits in the back with the other athletic trainers. The bus ride...

Latin Club to meet to reflect on convention success

Jordan Galloway, Latin Club secretary and senior, passes out the club agenda before brainstorming ideas for next year. “Latin is the basis of English and so man other languages. Without Latin, you wouldn’t have French, Spanish, English or Italian,” she said. “It’s a really cool language to help you learn and understand people and culture back then.” PHOTO // GRACE ZHANG

Beats

March 31, 2016

According to Caren Rickett, club sponsor and Latin teacher, the club will meet April 12 to discuss upcoming officer elections for the club and for the Indiana Junior Classical League (IJCL). The IJCL is a branch of the national JCL, the organization that hosts events such as the State Convention. Last...

Latin Club to meet to prepare for convention

(Sanyukta) Mili Das, club member and sophomore, snacks on club cupcakes while reading the meeting’s syllabus. “I think Latin sounds so beautiful when spoken, and it’s also really fun to learn more about Latin and hang out with my friends,” she said. PHOTO/ GRACE ZHANG

Beats

January 26, 2016

According to Caren Rickett, club sponsor and Latin teacher, the club will meet Feb. 1 to prepare for the state convention. According to Rickett, the club meets in A231 until the late bus. Students are free to stop in at any time and join. “We have a big meeting around May which is the big conven...

Women’s swimming has chance to set national record for most consecutive state titles

NOT A STROKE OF LUCK: 
Senior Claire Adams  practices her breast stroke during practice. Adams  will be a member of the state team hoping to break the national record  for the most consecutive state titles with its 30th consecutive state win. 
KYLE CRAWFORD // PHOTO

sports

January 21, 2016

Quietly she took her headphones from her ears, the cheer of her team a dull howl in the background. With a quick glance at her team members cheering on the sidelines, she shook out her arms and legs, stepped up on the block, breathed long and deep. At the sound of the buzzer, she executed a sleek d...

Latin Club to meet to prepare for convention

Secretary and senior Jordan Galloway hands out the weekly agenda at the beginning of the meeting. “The next meeting’s Tuesday so come out to the club and meet new people and eat good food,” Galloway said. PHOTO/ GRACE ZHANG

Beats

January 11, 2016

According to Caren Rickett, club sponsor and Latin teacher, the club will meet Nov. 12 to prepare for the state convention. According to Rickett, the club meets in A231 until the late bus, where late bus passes will then be provided. According to Katie Schmelz, senior and club member, at their last...

Latin Club to meet to plan for convention

Beatrice Fey and Alyssa Highberg, club members and sophomores, talk about their plans for the Indiana Classical League event. “I like to learn about Latin have fun with my friends, and this club is a great opportunity,” Highberg said. PHOTO/ GRACE ZHANG

Beats

November 18, 2015

According to Caren Rickett, club sponsor and Latin teacher, the club will meet Nov. 30 to prepare for the final meeting in April. Rickett said the club meets in A231 until the late bus, where late bus passes will then be provided. According to Katie Schmelz, senior and club member, at their last...

Latin Club to meet to plan for convention

Jordan Galloway, senior and club member holds the meeting for the upcoming Latin Club. “While we do ask a couple students to ring food or treats to the meeting, they sing up for it. Otherwise they just need to bring themselves and the want to be a Roman for a little bit,” she said. PHOTO/ GRACE ZHANG

Beats

October 29, 2015

According to Caren Rickett, club sponsor and Latin teacher the club will meet Nov. 10 to prepare for the final meeting in late April. According to Rickett, normally the club meets in A231 until the late bus, where late bus passes will then be provided. According to Katie Schmelz, senior and club...

New live-action adaptation causes controversy between generations

New live-action adaptation causes controversy between generations

entertainment

October 9, 2015

From 1985 to 1988, the animated TV show “Jem” was an inspiration to many young girls. Almost three decades later, the popular TV series will become a movie, which will to premiere Oct. 23. Sophomore Hailey Adams said she started watching ‘80s show to understand references and jokes her mom made....