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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...

Color guard begins practicing for winter season

Color guard begins practicing for winter season

Michelle Lu

December 3, 2018

Following a victory at the Bands of America National Championships and after a week off, the color guard is shaping up to start its winter season. According to guard director Rosie Queen, the team began preparations during the week of Thanksgiving break. “The two winter guards that we have were s...

Color guard trains for ISSMA, Grand Nationals competitions in November

Color guard trains for ISSMA, Grand Nationals competitions in November

By Michelle Lu

October 23, 2018

Color guard will accompany the marching band in their performance at the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Semi-State contest on Oct. 27. According to color guard director Rosie Queen, the team is well-prepared for the competition. “The guard is doing great so far this season…w...

Color Guard to perform at Carmel Bands Community Night on Oct. 5

Color Guard to perform at Carmel Bands Community Night on Oct. 5

Michelle Lu

October 2, 2018

Color Guard will perform alongside the marching band at the Carmel Bands Community Night at the stadium parking lot on Oct. 5. According to color guard director Rosie Queen, Community Night is one of the most eventful days of the year for the team. “Hundreds of people from our community come to support [us]. W...