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Choirs intensify Holiday Spectacular preparations

Director of choirs Katherine Kouns works on placements for choir students in her office on Nov. 16. “Holiday Spectacular is pretty much on track compared to previous years. We’re right about where we should be. There’s still a lot of work to do, but everyone knows what they’re doing,” Kouns said.

Josie Cruzan

November 30, 2018

Holiday Spectacular will run from Dec. 6 to Dec. 9 and will be in the auditorium. Though students and teachers involved with the choir department have been rehearsing for some time now, the intensity of rehearsals is picking up. Director of choirs Katherine Kouns said, “Everybody is just in full speed mode tryin...

A Legendary Legacy; CHS prepares for Principal John Williams’ retirement, introducing his successor

PRINCIPLE OF PRINCIPALS: 
Principal John Williams talks to senior Sarah Biette. Student Body President Mike Pitz said it saddens him to see him go, but he appreciates the time and leadership Williams provided.

Emily Dexter, Story

April 20, 2017

Student body president Mike Pitz said he was riding a bus with his basketball teammates when he found out Principal John Williams plans to retire at the end of the school year. The team was in the midst of preparations for the Regional tournament later that day, and this announcement added to the earl...

Voices United sues CHS for not allowing pro-choice poster

The poster that Voices United had rejected from CHS administration.

Adam Gostomelsky

March 10, 2017

Voices United, a club at CHS, has filed a lawsuit against the school after having its pro-choice poster rejected after multiple iterations. The lawsuit comes on the heels of the recent controversy surrounding the pro-life poster. Made by Teens For Life, another CHS club, the poster was taken dow...

Heady-ing to Marian: Coach Scott Heady receives new position at Marian University

Heady-ing to Marian: Coach Scott Heady receives new position at Marian University

Kelly Truax

February 28, 2017

“It was a process that lasted about two weeks, so I knew early on that I was going to have an opportunity to get the job. It was mainly just a matter of me thinking about (the position) for a little bit and giving them an answer,” Varsity Basketball Coach Scott Heady said in response to his new pos...

Policing Policies: Students reflect on the challenges and strengths of new poster policy

TEDx officers (starting from left) Selin Oh, Shubhi Sinha, Shae Rickel and Hannah Paul discuss poster designs for their upcoming event. The club said it plans on meeting with Wiseman for poster approval soon.

Adhi Ramkumar, Entertainment Copy Editor

February 23, 2017

According to the center for Public Education, students’ freedom of speech at school has been a conflicting issue throughout the United States’ history. The recurrence of this conflict has resulted in a recent update to CHS’s poster policy to delineate students’ freedom of expression. (See “Poster Premise” at ...

Junior Patrick McCalley dies Oct. 6, counseling services available

Melissa Yap, Management

October 7, 2016

Junior Patrick McCalley died on Oct. 6. CHS counselors will be available the week of Oct. 10 for students to talk to. According to counselor Cathleen Johnson, the counselors have an open-door policy, so students can stop by any time. She said CHS also has social workers who will available to help...

Local artist Carolyn Martens and media specialist Terri Ramos unveil new art installation

Local artist Carolyn Martens and media specialist Terri Ramos unveil new art installation

Allen Zhang

August 17, 2016

During SRT on Tues., Aug. 16, media specialist Terri Ramos and local artist Carolyn Martens unveiled a project that was long in the works. According to Ramos, Principal John Williams had asked her to find a way to fix the blank upper wall space, something she had long been wanting to do. Ramos said ...

CHS Admin review safety procedures

Principal John Williams works at his desk in the main office. According to Williams, students should think before they act over spring break because they do not have control over the outcomes.

Beats

April 11, 2016

Last Friday, CHS seniors attended a spring break safety awareness convocation to review the implications of making decisions during spring break. Principal John Williams  said spring break safety is especially important when considering long-term consequences. “Know that you can have fun and sti...

CHS Students, administrators evaluate implications, procedures of snow delay decisions

 Principal John Williams works at his desk in the main office. Principal John Williams advises students to just take the bus in dangerous driving conditions.

Beats

January 29, 2016

With the snowy conditions and absence of snow delays , Principal John Williams said students should be more careful, as the weather conditions have made the roads more dangerous to drive on. “What we would recommend is when the weather’s bad, just ride the bus. That would be a good time...

A.C.T. to participate in WRAL tournament on Jan. 30

A.C.T. coach John Shearin sits at his desk, looking over notes from recent academic competitions. He and the team are preparing to defend their WRAL championship title in the tournament on Jan. 30. ADAM STOCKHOLM / PHOTO

Beats

January 25, 2016

On Jan. 30, the Academic Competition Team (A.C.T.), formerly known as the Brain Game team, will compete in the annual White River Academic League (WRAL) tournament. According to A.C.T. coach John Shearin, the team most recently traveled to Broad Ripple High School on Jan. 14 for a varsi...

CHS Administration finalizes new collegiate-styled senior schedule for next school year

CHS Administration finalizes new collegiate-styled senior schedule for next school year

Beats

December 2, 2015

CHS Administration has recently finalized a new collegiate-styled class schedule that would be implemented in the 2016-2017 school year. Seniors will have the choice to participate as long as they meet specific requirements.              Principal John Williams said, “It’s (a program) where stud...