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Democrats Club to meet with election candidates, begin canvassing

Democrats Club to meet with election candidates, begin canvassing

Michelle Lu

October 16, 2019

The Democrats club is set to meet with a candidate for the Fishers city council election on Oct. 16. According to club sponsor James Ziegler, one of the club goals this year is to work more with similar liberal groups to promote shared beliefs. “Next Wednesday, we’re actually going to be meeting...

Democrats Club to focus on local campaigns in coming months

Democrats Club to focus on local campaigns in coming months

Michelle Lu

October 3, 2019

The Democrats club is preparing to work on local campaigns prior to city council elections until Nov. 5. According to Zoe Koniaris, club president and senior, city council campaigns allow smaller clubs a chance to make an impact. “We’re working with a few different local campaigns for city council, such ...

All(egro) In: Carmel Choirs adds second all-girls competing ensemble this school year

All(egro) In: Carmel Choirs adds second all-girls competing ensemble this school year

Emily Carlisle

September 20, 2019

The choir program has added a new competition choir to the mix. As of last year, there were three show choirs: New Edition, Accents, and Ambassadors.  This year, CHS launches a fourth group,  Allegro, into the competition world. While Allegro, an all-girls intermediate choir, has existed for several ...

Democrats Club to host call-out meeting, distribute voting information to senior class

Democrats Club to host call-out meeting, distribute voting information to senior class

Michelle Lu

September 11, 2019

After a summer of activism, the Democrats Club is set to host a call-out meeting in the coming weeks. According to Zoe Koniaris, club president and senior, the primary goal the club has this year is to get students involved in the voting process prior to election season. “One big project this year is ...

Color guard changes director, prepares for marching band season

Color guard changes director, prepares for marching band season

Michelle Lu

May 15, 2019

The color guard is set to prepare for the upcoming marching band season after a change in directors. According to former guard director Rosie Queen, practice with the marching band will start near the end of May, with the new director operating all performances. Queen’s departure, a personal decision,...

Hamilton county councilor Fred Glynn to challenge Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard

Hamilton county councilor Fred Glynn  to challenge Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard

Tara Kandallu

April 19, 2019

With the upcoming republican primary on May 7, all attention is on the two mayoral candidates: Mayor Jim Brainard and city councilor Fred Glynn. Glynn, who began his second term at the beginning of the year, plans to run against the incumbent mayor and win largely on a more conservative platform. Josh...

Winter guard to compete in final stages of WGI competitions

Winter guard to compete in final stages of WGI competitions

Michelle Lu

March 26, 2019

As they finish up the winter season, members of the winter guard are preparing for the World Guard International (WGI) World Finals, which will take place in the latter half of spring break in Dayton, Ohio. According to guard director Rosie Queen, the team is fast approaching the end of their season and hop...

Winter Guard to compete in various competitions during March

Winter Guard to compete in various competitions during March

Michelle Lu 

March 5, 2019

Over the next few weeks, the Winter Guard is set to perform at various high schools across Indiana as they advance towards the Winter Guard International (WGI) State Finals at Center Grove High School on March 16. According to guard director Rosie Queen, the three teams will perform at IHSCGA State Pr...

Following new requirements for Scholastic Banquet eligibility, CHS community assesses academically competitive school culture

Following new requirements for Scholastic Banquet eligibility, CHS community assesses academically competitive school culture

Rhea Acharya

February 22, 2019

Recently, the PTO changed the requirements a student needs to meet to be invited to the Scholastic Banquet, which is scheduled for April 15. Until this year, the administration invited the top 3 percent of students based on their cumulative GPA, but this year, as they are introducing cut-off GPAs; a ...

Winter Guard to perform in Indy Regional Competition

Winter Guard to perform in Indy Regional Competition

Michelle Lu

February 12, 2019

Over the past few weeks, the winter guard has been working hard to refine their performance for the World Guard International (WGI) Indy Regional Competition, which will take place on Feb. 16 and 17. According to guard director Rosie Queen, the team had been coping with the explosion that had taken pl...

Winter guard to reveal first performance on Feb. 1

Winter guard to reveal first performance on Feb. 1

Michelle Lu

January 20, 2019

After an intense season of performing with the marching band, the winter guard finishes its transition and prepares for its first public performance at the beginning of February. According to guard director Rosie Queen, the season will be more personal for the team. “We are no longer a member of a 300-member...