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Follow the signs: CHS students use ASL beyond classroom in sports

Follow the signs: CHS students use ASL beyond classroom in sports

Olivia Childress

February 22, 2019

Senior Taylor Gallagher saw herself in the cheerleaders as they flipped through the air. Having cheered for seven years, she knew what was required from an assistant coach. But as familiar as she was with the sport, there was one large difference between her past experiences with cheer and the one th...

ASL Club prepares for pictures

ASL Club prepares for pictures

Amber Zhao, Student Section Reporter

November 30, 2016

American Sign Language Club (ASL Club) is on its way to prepare for locker signs and yearbook pictures. According to ASL teacher Joseph Wheeler, the next meeting will take place on Dec. 2 during Student Resource Time (SRT) in room B200. Rayah O'Rear, ASL president and senior, said, “At our next meeting...

Deaf Deaf World on Thursday 9/22

Deaf Deaf World on Thursday 9/22

Allen Zhang, Web Content Editor

September 21, 2016

The annual Deaf Deaf World event is coming up on September 22 in the Blue Gold Gym. Teachers may choose to bring their students for a 25 minute session. Those attending will experience a simulated deaf environment. Here is the schedule of event times (provided by ASL teacher Joseph Wheeler): Period 1G Ses...

American Sign Language II students prepare for Deaf Deaf World Sept. 26

American Sign Language II students prepare for Deaf Deaf World Sept. 26

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September 25, 2014

On Sept. 26, American Sign Language II (ASL) students will host Deaf Deaf World in the upper gym. The all-day event occurs yearly and has been growing since its inception. Students can attend at any time during the school day until doors close at 2:30 p.m., according to Joseph Wheeler, sponsor and...

ASL Club to attend Deaf Nation Expo on April 26

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April 23, 2014

The ASL Club will make a visit to the Deaf Nation on April 26 at the  Indiana State Fairgrounds. The club has been planning the trip for a little over a month to the expo. Indianapolis is one of 10 cities to hold the event each year. “It’s an interesting event,” said ASL Club sponsor Joseph Wheeler. ...

ASL students volunteer in Sept. 27 Deaf Deaf World (DDW)

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September 25, 2013

The Sixth Annual Deaf Deaf World (DDW) event will take place on Sept. 27 in the upper gym, during the entire day, according to sponsor Joseph Wheeler. Each session will be 25 minutes, and participants will have the opportunity to learn to sign common phrases at various booths, with the assistance of...

ASL Club to meet May 1

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April 26, 2013

ASL Club plans to decide on its final few events for the semester at the next meeting on May 1 during SRT in room B200. Katie Connery, ASL Club President and senior, said “We still have to decide on an event, but we will definitely do this at our next meeting.” Club sponsor Joseph Wheeler said v...

ASL Club to meet on April 17

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April 8, 2013

ASL Club will have its next meeting on April 17 during SRT in room B200. Katie Connery, ASL Club president and senior, said “We will talk about how the last event went, talk about the organization of events, and plan future events.” Club sponsor Joseph Wheeler said, “There are no upcoming events ...

ASL Club to meet March 6

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March 3, 2013

ASL Club plans to have its next meeting on March 6. Although the club currently does not have any events planned, Katie Connery, ASL Club President and senior, said she knows what purpose she wants the upcoming events to serve. Club Sponsor Joseph Wheeler said, “We have not set up another event...

ASL Club plans March 5 trip to Dave and Busters; meeting Feb. 21

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February 14, 2013

ASL Club plans to meet on Feb. 21 to discuss their upcoming trip to Dave and Busters on March 5. Katie Connery, ASL Club President and senior, said they will also decide on possibilities for future events at the next meeting. She said she hopes the club will become closer through this experience. “...

ASL Club plans to discuss club T-shirt designs on Jan. 30

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January 25, 2013

ASL Club plans to meet on Jan. 30, the next late start, during SRT in B200. Club sponsor Joseph Wheeler says they will be voting on their club T-shirt design. Wheeler said students can create designs and submit their ideas by Jan. 30 to www.customink.com. Katie Connery, ASL Club President and senior, said ...

ASL Club to plan future events

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December 7, 2012

ASL Club plans to discuss possibilities for future events at the next meeting. Possible events are deaf bowling, close caption signing movies, sports events, and activities dealing with the Indiana School for the Deaf. Club sponsor Joseph Wheeler said via a translator, “We are still working to plan...