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Beauty pageants judge CHS students on factors other than just physical appearance

Beauty pageants judge CHS students on factors other than just physical appearance

Wendy Zhu

December 12, 2019

When a family friend told Abi Meyyappan, National American Miss Indiana (NAMI) finalist and senior, about an opportunity for a free photoshoot this past summer, Meyyappan said she had no idea it was actually an open call for a beauty pageant. After the photoshoot, she thought nothing of it, but a few...

As foreseen apocalyptic events quickly approach, students consider effect of superstitions, pregame rituals

As foreseen apocalyptic events quickly approach,  students consider effect of superstitions, pregame rituals

Leslie Huang

December 12, 2019

Aidan Mellor, Ambassadors member and senior, actively participates in the school choir, and although he said he doesn’t personally believe in superstitions, he said before each performance, choir members follow a chant. He said this chant has become a mandatory ritual to set an optimistic atmosphere...

As “cuffing season” arrives, students debate how high school relationships affect social development

As “cuffing season” arrives, students debate how high school relationships affect social development

Kiersten Riedford

November 15, 2019

Sophomore Elizabeth Katz has never dated in her life and she said during this cuffing season she would prefer to keep it that way. The term “cuffing season,” which originated in Urban Dictionary in 2011, refers to the desire to be in a relationship or “cuffed,” during the winter months. Katz...

Women’s basketball aims to move forward from last year’s rebuild

Women’s basketball aims to move forward from last year’s rebuild

Kiersten Riedford

October 24, 2019

On Nov. 9, the women’s basketball team will take the court to open its 2019-20 season with an away game against Homestead High School. Due to the low-cut nature of tryouts, returning players said they had already formed a close bond as they began official practices. According to both players and c...

Carmel Electric Ensemble chooses new music in preparation for the spring concert

Carmel Electric Ensemble chooses new music in preparation for the spring concert

Kiersten Riedford

April 15, 2019

The Carmel Electric Ensemble has changed its setlist from what they had previously prepared for the winter concert. After returning from an extended break from the club, the ensemble members have begun to rehearse more often during their SRT time slots. The previous rehearsals in April allow the group to c...

Carmel Electric Ensemble to meet on March 18

Kiersten Riedford

March 22, 2019

The Carmel Electric Ensemble is to meet on March 18 during SRT. The ensemble members are starting to regroup from an extended break, their last meeting was Feb. 22, and they have chosen a new setlist for their upcoming concert in April. Club sponsor Elisabeth Ohly-Davis said, “It’s not official...

The Carmel Electric Ensemble has a rehearsal date set for Feb. 22 in SRT

Kiersten Riedford

February 26, 2019

The Carmel Electric Ensemble will meet during SRT on Feb. 22. Jiwon Yu, club president and junior, said, “There has been a lot going on for a large portion of us, but I feel that the group meeting will be a great benefit to us as we work towards the concert.” Yu and club sponsor Elisabeth Ohly...

Carmel Electric Ensemble to have second-semester rehearsals in SRT only

Kiersten Riedford

February 5, 2019

The Carmel Electric Ensemble will meet in SRT for all future scheduled rehearsals in the second semester. Throughout the first semester the club members decided to meet both after school and during SRT, but now Jiwon Yu, club president and junior, has chosen to alter the rehearsals to take place in S...

Carmel Electric Ensemble to continue rehearsing and arrange next concert

Kiersten Riedford

January 15, 2019

The Carmel Electric Ensemble chose to cancel their previous concert which was set for Dec. 13. The ensemble will host their next concert on April 24. Songs that were chosen for the concert in December will remain in the set list for the upcoming concert. The ensemble intends to push themselves as th...

Carmel Electric Ensemble to meet Nov. 28

Kiersten Riedford

November 25, 2018

Jiwon Yu, president of the Carmel Electric Ensemble and junior, said the club will be meeting on Nov. 28. Regarding the rehearsal, the club will be focusing on the new music handed out at the last meeting. Yu said, “(We will be) polishing the music, I think we still need to get the notes right and speeding...

Carmel Electric Ensemble continues to rehearse for next concert

Kiersten Riedford

November 4, 2018

The Carmel Electric Ensemble is currently undecided about the next upcoming rehearsal. The expectation is for the meeting to be held in one of the upcoming weeks. Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, the club’s sponsor and head of the orchestra department, said their last concert was “one of the smoothest concer...