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The Art of Electives: Art electives shape seniors’ high school experience, plans for future

The Art of Electives: Art electives shape seniors’ high school experience, plans for future

Emily Carlisle, Isabella White

March 22, 2019


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English, math, science and history courses—these are all classes which aim to both educate and broaden the minds of teenagers all across the country. Ever day at CHS students across all four grades find themselves slumped in desks, teachers lecturing on the fundamentals of radicals or the importance of t...

Speech team members to practice for upcoming District and State competitions

Speech team members to practice for upcoming District and State competitions

Isabella White

March 1, 2019


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On Feb. 23, the speech team members competed in Sectionals at Westfield High School; now, they are working to perfect their pieces for District and State, according to speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner. District will take place this Saturday and State will be on March 9. In order to practice, the speech t...

That’s a (long) Wrap: “How To Train Your Dragons 3” shows how large time gaps between originals, sequels affect viewership

That’s a (long) Wrap: “How To Train Your Dragons 3” shows how large  time gaps between originals, sequels affect viewership

Isabella White

February 22, 2019


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The "Incredibles,” “Finding Nemo,” “How To Train Your Dragon”—all were movies that wedged their way into the hearts of children and adults alike, despite having one other commonality that would appear to deter popularity: they all left a large gap of time in between the original movie an...

Speech team members to meet Thursday to modify pieces for competition on Feb. 23

Speech team members to meet Thursday to modify pieces for competition on Feb. 23

Isabella White

February 6, 2019


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The speech team will meet this Thursday to prepare for their most upcoming competition on Feb. 23 at Westfield High School, according to speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner. Katelyn Wang, speech team member and sophomore, said she and her fellow teammates will use their time during meetings to perfe...

Half(Time) Notes: Ambassadors’ new Half Notes event to take place tomorrow evening

Half(Time) Notes: Ambassadors’ new Half Notes event to take place tomorrow evening

Isabella White

January 24, 2019


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Tomorrow evening, one of the most prestigious choirs at CHS will host the first-ever Ambassadors’ Half Notes event, where students in grades four through six will come to CHS to learn a song and dance that they will perform during halftime at the Ben Davis basketball game that night.    Ambassad...

Speech team members to work on judges’ critiques for next competition on Feb. 16

Speech team members to work on judges’ critiques for next competition on Feb. 16

Isabella White

January 14, 2019


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According to Katelyn Wang, speech team member and sophomore, the next competition for the speech team will be Feb. 16 at Columbus East High School. In order to prepare for this competition, team members are focusing on the critiques they have received from judges at their past meets, Wang said. The sp...

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


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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...

Speech team to meet this Thursday

Speech team to meet this Thursday

Isabella White

November 27, 2018


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Speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner said the next meeting for the speech team will be this Thursday. The team members will work on refining their skills for their next competition on Jan. 5 at Fishers High School. Katelyn Wang, speech team member and sophomore, said she and her fellow teammates are...

A Major Development: Orchestra students to share stage with Carmel Symphony Orchestra this Sunday

A Major Development: Orchestra students to share stage with  Carmel Symphony Orchestra this Sunday

Isabella White

November 16, 2018


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This sunday at 4 p.m., for the first time, the CHS Symphony and Camerata orchestras, the most prestigious orchestras, will take the stage with the Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) at the Palladium. Selin Oh, Camerata cellist and senior, said she is extremely excited to be part of this event. “It’s a...

Watching in Horror: As Halloween approaches, new horror films hit theaters; IB film teacher, students explain how genre stays relevant

Watching in Horror: As Halloween approaches, new horror films hit theaters; IB film teacher, students explain how genre stays relevant

Isabella White, Jesse Cooper

October 25, 2018


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The first horror film on record is “Le Manoir du Diable,” created in 1896, according to IMDb. Since that time, horror movies have gripped audiences, forcing them to the edge of their seats. These films documenting gore, suspense and fear have attracted large audiences without fail, remaining rele...

Speech team to meet Oct. 18 to practice for upcoming competition

Speech team to meet Oct. 18 to practice for upcoming competition

Isabella White

October 15, 2018


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The next meeting for the speech team will be Oct. 18 in room E149 at 3:15 after school. Katelyn Wang, speech team member and sophomore, said team members will use this time to practice for their upcoming competition, which will be Oct. 27, according to speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner. In order to ...

A Work Of (Public) Art: Students, mayor discuss aesthetics vs. costs of recently added public art on Carmel roundabouts

A Work Of (Public) Art: Students, mayor discuss aesthetics vs. costs of recently added public art on Carmel roundabouts

Isabella White

September 21, 2018


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After living in Carmel, a city well-known for frequent construction and dedication to improvement, the recent installment of new pieces of public art in the center of roundabouts came as no surprise to junior Vivian Werstler. From depictions of figures playing sports such as soccer and baseball to abstract...