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TechHOUNDS kicks off build season

TechHOUNDS member and senior Stanley Liu takes notes on robot coding.  The team meets 5 days a week: Monday,Wednesday and Friday 3:30-6:30 and Tuesday and Thursday 6-9. PHOTO/ JESSICA TAO
January 26, 2016

TechHOUNDS, this school’s robotics team, kicked off their build season on Jan. 9 with the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Kickoff. This event took place around...

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: Meet CHS’s National Merit Semifinalists, 2016

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: Meet CHS's National Merit Semifinalists, 2016
December 3, 2015

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TechHOUNDS prepares for Sept. 3 call out, new leadership and programs

TechHOUNDS robot operations leader and senior Kalen Rudd rearranges his tool set during an SRT work session. The TechHOUNDS call out meeting will take place Sept. 3.
August 25, 2015

TechHOUNDS, this school’s robotics team, has been preparing all summer for its Sept. 3 call out meeting.  TechHOUNDS head mentor James Bonewit is excited for the new programs the team will...

TechHOUNDS prepares for April 2 Indiana State Championship

Blake Loncharich, TechHOUNDS student team leader and senior, applies vinyl to the human player station ramp.  The team plans to practice with the ramp and take it to the state competition on April 2. JESSICA TAO / PHOTO
April 2, 2015

TechHOUNDS, this school’s robotics team, competed at Purdue’s Indiana District on March 19. The team placed 5th overall. Since then, members have continued to improve their skillset for the state competition,...

Economics Club members to participate in Fed Challenge

(Left to right) Junior Jessica Tao, sophomore Michael Wang, business teacher Paul Clayton, sophomore Brendan Yap, senior Kevin Mi and junior Joe Philleo (not pictured) will participate in the 2015 Fed Challenge. Participating teams of three to five students will offer 15-minute presentations. DARA LEVY / PHOTO
March 20, 2015

On April 22, five students will compete in the High School Fed Challenge at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, according to Paul Clayton, Fed team sponsor and business teacher. Clayton said the competition...

TechHOUNDS successful early in season, prepare for March 19 competition

Caption: Aryaman Gupta, TechHOUNDS student team leader and junior talks to his fellow team members at competition. At the Feb. 17 competition, the team placed 6th overall. JESSICA TAO / PHOTO
March 19, 2015

TechHOUNDS, this school’s robotics team, competed at their first district competition on Feb. 17. They placed 6th overall. TechHOUNDS assistant and Engineering teacher Sid Swartzendruber said the team...

Embrace yourself. We should take pride in what makes us unique.

Embrace yourself. We should take pride in what makes us unique.
February 20, 2015

I AM MY OWN UNIQUE PERSON. As a millennial, I have grown up in a generation that embraces self-appreciation.  We teenagers and young adults have even been (oh so appropriately) dubbed the “Me Me...

TechHOUNDS began Build Season Jan. 3, builds new prototypes

Juniors Kalen Rudd, Aryaman Gupta and Sameer Leley fix the robot.  TechHounds is in the process of creating multiple prototypes. JESSICA TAO/ PHOTO
January 14, 2015

TechHOUNDS, this school’s robotics team, kicked off their build season on Jan. 3. Since then, members have been meeting every day after school for about 3 hours. TechHOUNDS sponsor and teacher John...

TechHOUNDS hosts Late Nighter on Nov. 14, trains for January build season

TechHOUNDS IT division leader and senior Vincent Mai prepares to lead the meeting and train new members.  The team leaders play very important roles during training season. JESSICA TAO/PHOTO
November 20, 2014

TechHOUNDS, this school’s robotics team, hosted a Late Nighter from 3:30-10:30 PM on Nov. 14. The purpose of the event was to strengthen relations among team members. TechHOUNDS sponsor and teacher...

#banbossy. Ban Bossy campaign has the power to change societal perceptions of female leaders.

#banbossy. Ban Bossy campaign has the power to change societal perceptions of female leaders.
April 24, 2014

An interesting contrast in our society: Women who lead are considered “bossy,” while men who lead are considered commanding. Recall the last time you were in a classroom setting or worked in a group...

No April Foolin’

No April Foolin’
March 27, 2014

TechHOUNDs makes it to semifinals of March 6 Crossroads Regional, prepares for March 20 Boilermaker Regional

TechHOUNDs members and sophomores Kalen Rudd, Aryaman Gupta and Sameer Leley fix the shooter.  TechHOUNDs created multiple prototypes before its finished product, which it brought to competition. JESSICA TAO / PHOTO
March 15, 2014

TechHOUNDs, the robotics team, competed in the Crossroads Regional at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology from March 6 to 9. The team made it to semifinals. TechHOUNDs sponsor George Giltner said members...

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