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First DECA Junior Event Held on Feb. 11

First DECA Junior Event Held on Feb. 11

Janzen Greene, Reporter

February 16, 2017

On Feb. 11, middle school students from Carmel Middle School and Clay Middle School came to CHS to present their DECA Junior projects. DECA Junior is a new program that helps introduce students to DECA in middle school to better prepare them for the program in high school. It started as a DECA project...

Surprises from the Oscar nominations

Surprises from the Oscar nominations

Janzen Greene, Reporter

January 31, 2017

For my January blog, rather than reviewing a movie this month, I thought it would be more appropriate to write something on the Academy Award nominees for this year.  I’m doing this not only because the Oscars is the largest movie award show, but it also gives an opportunity to look back on a few...

“Doctor Strange” movie review: A Strange-r look at the superhero genre

“Doctor Strange” movie review: A Strange-r look at the superhero genre

Janzen Greene, Beats Editor

November 7, 2016

Once again, Marvel Studios has proven that they can do no wrong, taking niche characters from their comic origins and making them popular and compelling in the cinematic landscape.  In their most recent effort, “Doctor Strange,” director Scott Derrickson brings the mystical world into Marvel’s ...

CHS students express opinions on the controversy behind historic film

CHS students express opinions on the controversy behind historic film

Janzen Greene, Reporter

October 13, 2016

"The birth of a nation” was released to thousands of theaters across the U.S. last Friday. The movie is based off a true story and is set in America during 1831. The film is about Nat Turner, the slave who historically led a uprising in hopes of freeing him and his fellow slaves. Leading up to the film...

Sony announces two new consoles at Playstation Meeting 2016

Sony announces two new consoles at Playstation Meeting 2016

Janzen Greene, reporter

September 14, 2016

On Sept. 7, Sony held a press conference where they announced the Playstation 4 Pro, and a newer, slimmer version of the standard Playstation 4. The Playstation 4 Pro, which has been met with mixed reactions, is a new iteration of the PS4 that runs games natively at 4K, making console games look c...

THE VALUE OF EXPERIENCE

THE VALUE OF EXPERIENCE

studentsection

May 19, 2016

Three days a week, sophomore Sean O’Rourke gets dropped off at his local Goodwill store, where he works a part-time job as a shelf stocker.  He has been working there for several months and he said he has already benefitted from it greatly.  In an article published by USA Today in 2015, it was sh...

MOVIE REVIEW: Deadpool creates surprising humor

MOVIE REVIEW: Deadpool creates surprising humor

Contributor

February 17, 2016

“Deadpool” is a crude, violent and perverse comic book adaptation that is consistently funny throughout its entire 108 minute runtime. In the film, Ryan Reynolds plays Wade Wilson, the wise-cracking hitman turned titular fourth-wall-breaking anti-hero. When diagnosed with cancer, Wilson is roped int...

Kick-starting for Fun(ds): CHS Students use crowd-funding service to launch creative projects

Kick-starting for Fun(ds): CHS Students use crowd-funding service to launch creative projects

entertainment

December 14, 2015

In the modern age,  it has become  normal for people to seek out unique ways to gain revenue. One example is Kickstarter, a website that allows artists and creators to reach out to the community for funding of  projects. These creators set a monetary goal, and, if it is reached, they must follow up ...