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A Whole New World: “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” play on Feb. 7-9 will connect classic tale with children’s theater

A Whole New World: “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” play on  Feb. 7-9 will connect classic tale with children’s theater

Grace Xu

January 24, 2019


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On feb. 7, 8 and 9, CHS students will perform “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp.” However, unlike the many Disney renditions CHS has done in the past—including “The Little Mermaid” last  spring—this play is based off of its original tale One Thousand and One Arabian Nights.  While original fairy tales are infamous for being much gorier and darke...

Go With the Flow: With ComedySportz competition season beginning, members, sponsor reflect on lessons, benefits of comedy

Go With the Flow: With ComedySportz competition season beginning, members, sponsor reflect on lessons, benefits of comedy

Marvin Fan

January 24, 2019


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Every week, Piper Dafforn, team captain of ComedySportz and senior, and other ComedySportz members can be found practicing improvisation in preparation for upcoming competitions. In these competitions, the team members compete with other high schools using audience suggestions and improvisation ...

Across the Screen: CHS students, IB film teacher share thoughts about spreading culture by remaking TV shows from foreign countries

Across the Screen: CHS students, IB film teacher share thoughts about spreading culture by remaking TV shows from foreign countries

Richa Louis

December 13, 2018


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Premiering on Jan. 2, Fox will air a celebrity-singing-competition-guessing game called “The Masked Singer” based on Korea’s “King of Mask Singer,” which debuted in 2015. Many students at CHS, like junior Sarah Hao, have seen the Korean version of the upcoming show and the trailer for Fox’s and ...

The Dark Side: Fall play “The Sparrow” to incorporate darker themes, more serious aspects than past plays

The Dark Side: Fall play “The Sparrow” to incorporate  darker themes, more serious aspects than past plays

Livvie Hurley

November 16, 2018


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Most people are familiar with the quirky, comedic plays that students put on seasonally, but according to actor and junior Luke Vreeman, this year’s fall play, “The Sparrow,” which opened yesterday in the Studio Theater and continues through Saturday, surrounds a darker storyline. Vreeman s...

Rising Stars to host banquet on May 3

Rising Stars to host banquet on May 3

Bryce Cheng

May 1, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

The Rising Stars Club plans to have its annual end of the year banquet on May 3 at the Market District at 6 p.m. According to sponsor Jim Peterson, the purpose of this banquet is to celebrate everyone being apart of the club and anything the club accomplished this year. “We typically give away vari...

Rising Stars to have club meeting Thursday, April 5 in Studio Theater, prepares for banquet on May 3

Rising Stars to have club meeting Thursday, April 5 in Studio Theater, prepares for banquet on May 3

Bryce Cheng

April 3, 2018


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 The Rising Stars Club plans to host its monthly meeting on Thursday, April 5 right after school in the Studio Theater.  According to sponsor Jim Peterson, the purpose of this meeting is to prepare for the Rising Stars banquet on May 3 at the banquet hall in the Market District supermarket at 6 p.m. ...

Rising Stars to have club meeting Thursday, April 3 in Studio Theater, prepares for banquet on May 3

Rising Stars to have club meeting Thursday, April 3 in Studio Theater, prepares for banquet on May 3

Bryce Cheng

March 30, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, ENTERTAINMENT, Online Only, Recent Updates

 The Rising Stars Club plans to host its monthly meeting on Thursday, April 3 right after school in the Studio Theater. According to sponsor Jim Peterson, the purpose of this meeting is to prepare for the Rising Stars banquet on May 3.             “We typically give away captain and techni...

ComedySportz prepares for upcoming matches

ComedySportz prepares for upcoming matches

Jessica Konrad

March 6, 2018


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According to ComedySportz sponsor Jim Peterson, the ComedySportz team is currently preparing for its upcoming matches in the spring by conducting after-school rehearsals and training with professional ComedySportz members on the weekends. In these upcoming matches, the team will compete against othe...

Rising Stars to have club meeting Thursday, March 1 in Studio Theater

Rising Stars to have club meeting Thursday, March 1 in Studio Theater

Bryce Cheng

February 12, 2018


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The Rising Stars Club plans to host its monthly meeting on Thursday, March 1 right after school in the Studio Theater. According to sponsor Jim Peterson, the purpose of this meeting will be to discuss activities of the theatre division and other upcoming events.             “These monthly ...

Rising Stars to attend Indiana State Thespian Conference from Jan. 26 to 28

Rising Stars to attend Indiana State Thespian Conference from Jan. 26 to 28

Bryce Cheng

January 21, 2018


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      The Rising Stars Club will attend the annual Indiana State Thespian Conference from Jan. 26 to 28 at Franklin Central High School. According to sponsor Jim Peterson, the purpose of this event is to compete in theatre and to gain the experience and value from competing.          ...

Theater productions rehearses for winter production “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Theater productions rehearses for winter production “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Alanna Wu

January 18, 2018


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Theater productions is currently rehearsing for the winter production, “Peter and the Starcatcher.” The cast will perform the show Feb. 8 to 10, with showings at 7 p.m. and an additional showing at 2 p.m. on Nov. 10. Theatre arts teacher Jim Peterson said he is excited to see what the cast has ...

Rising Stars to host Holiday Party on Dec. 7

Rising Stars to host Holiday Party on Dec. 7

Bryce Cheng

December 3, 2017


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The Rising Stars Club plans to have its annual Holiday Party during its next meeting on Dec. 7 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre.  According to president and senior Lauren Alexander, the purpose of this event is to further integrate members into the club and share more bonds through sharing g...