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New Year, New Ways

New Year, New Ways

News

August 17, 2016

According to Jacinda Solhalski, chairperson of the CHS math department, math teacher Peter Beck will teach AP Calculus BC and Multivariable Calculus, beginning with the 2016 - 2017 school year, after math teacher Jan Mitchener retired. Solhalski and school administrators chose Beck, who has taught a...

Issues Worth Knowing. Students should take the time to inform themselves.

Issues Worth Knowing. Students should take the time to inform themselves.

perspectives

August 16, 2016

Every day, something newsworthy happens. Whether it is in the local community or thousands of miles away on another continent, there is always a story worth telling, a story  worth knowing. Yet, even in this age of constant connectivity, where we are surrounded by computers, tablets and phones that...

CHS students reflect on the implications of healthy versus excessive exercise

CHS students reflect on the implications of healthy versus excessive exercise

News

May 19, 2016

Senior Haleigh Overshiner participates in school athletics and said she considers fitness to be an important part of her everyday life, like many CHS students. As a varsity runner on the women’s track team, Overshiner runs five to six days a week and has advanced physical conditioning (APC) classes...

Jazz Ensemble prepares for Jazz a la Mode concerts from April 21 to 23

Jazz Ensemble prepares for Jazz a la Mode concerts from April 21 to 23

Beats

March 31, 2016

After the Jazz Expressions concert on March 22, Mike Pote, Jazz Ensemble I director, said the four CHS jazz ensembles are currently preparing for the Jazz a la Mode concerts, which take place from April 21 to 23. Jazz a la Mode is an annual series of concerts at CHS where the performance room is se...

Jazz Ensemble decides on guest artist for upcoming Jazz Expressions concert

Jazz Ensemble decides on guest artist for upcoming Jazz Expressions concert

Beats

February 18, 2016

According to Mike Pote, director of Jazz Ensemble 1, Rob Dixon, an Indianapolis-area saxophone player, will be the guest artist for the Jazz Expressions concert. To prepare for the concert, Xavier Searle, trumpet player in Jazz Ensemble 1 and junior, said the ensembles have been focusing on music...

Jazz Ensemble continues to prepare for Jazz Expressions concert on March

Jazz Ensemble continues to prepare for Jazz Expressions concert on March

Beats

February 1, 2016

According to Mike Pote, the director of Jazz Ensemble I, Jazz Ensemble is currently preparing for the Jazz Expressions concert. Jazz Expressions is Jazz Ensemble’s first concert of the year and is on March 22 at CHS at 7 p.m. Pote said to prepare for the concert, the jazz ensembles have been starting...

Jazz Ensemble continues rehearsals, prepares for upcoming performances

Jazz Ensemble continues rehearsals, prepares for upcoming performances

Beats

January 11, 2016

According to Mike Pote, director of Jazz Ensemble I, rehearsals for Jazz Ensemble, which began in late November after auditions, have started again after Winter Break. “(Practices are) going well,” Pote said. “I mean, I’ve only heard Jazz (Ensemble) I since that’s the one that I rehearse with,...

Jazz Ensemble continues auditions until Nov. 19, results to come out shortly after

Beats

November 18, 2015

Jazz Ensemble auditions, which started on Nov. 17, will continue until Nov. 19 in three sessions that last from 7 to 7:40 a.m, according to Mike Pote, director of Jazz Ensemble I. Pote said he has looked forward to the auditions this year, especially because there seems to be more students auditio...

Rethinking Diabetes

Rethinking Diabetes

News

November 13, 2015

Diabetes may seem like an issue high school students don’t need to worry about being diagnosed with for at least a couple of decades. While the disease affects 29.1 million people in the United States, according to a 2014 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, the International Diabetes...

Students prepare for Jazz Ensemble auditions on Nov. 17 to 19

Students prepare for Jazz Ensemble auditions on Nov. 17 to 19

Beats

October 27, 2015

According to Mike Pote, director of Jazz I, audition sessions for Jazz Ensemble will take place at 7 a.m. Nov. 17 to 19. Auditions for the wind section will be in Room P105 while auditions for the rhythm section will be in the Percussion Lab. Auditioning students should prepare to attend all three audit...

Fashion has become increasingly accessible and apparent, influencing many aspects of everyday life

Fashion has become increasingly accessible and apparent, influencing many aspects of everyday life

Beats

August 10, 2015

When senior Audrey Johns joined the Brass Plum Fashion Board at Nordstrom in July 2014, she became a part of the multitrillion-dollar global industry that fashion has grown into. According to the Joint Economic Committee of the United States Congress, analysts say the fashion industry is valued at...

Jazz Ensemble to host Jazz a la Mode from April 23 to 25

Jazz Ensemble to host Jazz a la Mode from April 23 to 25

Beats

April 20, 2015

From April 23 to 25, Jazz Ensemble will host Jazz a la Mode, an annual concert in the band room where the setting resembles a New York jazz nightclub. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online. According to Mike Pote, director of Jazz Ensemble I, all four jazz ensembles as well as small...