Follow the signs: CHS students use ASL beyond classroom in sports

Senior Taylor Gallagher signed to the girls on the deaf cheer team that she coaches to smile. Gallagher said learning ASL at the school has helped her communicate with her team, although it is still not always easy.

Olivia Childress

February 22, 2019

Senior Taylor Gallagher saw herself in the cheerleaders as they flipped through the air. Having cheered for seven years, she knew what was required from an assistant coach. But as familiar as she was with the sport, there was one large difference between her past experiences with cheer and the one th...

(Deaf)ining history

(Deaf)ining history

Raiha Zainab, Student Section reporter

March 17, 2017

Growing up, sophomore David Leffler lived a normal life with his family with one difference: his father, Andy Leffler, is deaf. When he was a baby, along with learning English like other children, David learned American Sign Language (ASL) and learned how to communicate with his parents non-verbally....

ASL Club to meet on Nov. 14


November 12, 2012

ASL Club plans what events to partake in the future. Possible events are deaf bowling, close caption signing movies, sports events, and activities dealing with the Indiana School for the Deaf. Club sponsor Joseph Wheeler said, “We like going to Cool River Pizza and getting to know each other with...

ASL club to go to Indianapolis Reparatory Theater tomorrow

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February 6, 2009

The ASL Club has many events planned for the near future. Tomorrow the Indianapolis Reparatory Theater will be showing the play adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird” at 2 p.m. It will be ASL-interpreted and tickets will be available by calling 635-5252. Many sporting events are also coming up...