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Dancers learn, teach, choreograph pieces as a way to express themselves

BENDING BACKWARDS:
Senior Hannah Liu stretches before dancing. Liu said she choreographs easier dances for younger students to keep them motivated to learn to dance.

Tessa Collinson and Leah Tan

March 20, 2020

The information in this issue—originally scheduled for publication on March 20—was written and produced prior to news regarding school cancellation from the COVID-19 virus. Some information may be outdated or inaccurate as a result. Student staff members worked hard to produce this content and, d...

Democrats Club to encourage contact with state senators, host guest speaker

Club sponsor James Ziegler looks over assignments during passing period. According to Ziegler, Indiana-based activist Tim Bagwell will speak with the club during late February.

Michelle Lu

February 7, 2020

In the midst of the ongoing impeachment trial, the Democrats Club will begin promoting members to contact their senators to address issues such as witness hearings. According to club sponsor James Ziegler, the impeachment trial is an opportune time to get members’ voices heard. “I know some membe...

Democrats Club to establish voter registration drive prior to primary elections

Club sponsor James Ziegler looks over assignments after class. According to Ziegler, the club has a busy season ahead of them as the primary and presidential elections approach.

Michelle Lu

January 15, 2020

The Democrats Club will host a club meeting to decide activities for second semester on Jan. 15. According to club sponsor James Ziegler, the meeting will focus on the upcoming primary elections as well as the general elections in November. “One of the big things that we’re really trying to do and gonn...

Students should take a break from constant external stimuli

Students should take a break from constant external stimuli

Grace Xu

December 12, 2019

One Saturday in November, I took it upon myself to attempt a five-hour dopamine fast. (Including sleep, it ended up being a full twelve hours.) I had found out about the self-care trend through the internet, as one does, even though a major component of dopamine fasting is going unplugged. In fact, th...

Democrats Club to plan for next semester’s activities

Club sponsor James Ziegler looks over assignments after class. According to Ziegler, the club only has one more meeting left before the end of the year.

Michelle Lu

December 4, 2019

After a semester of preparing for local elections, the Democrats Club is beginning to plan activities for next year. According to club sponsor James Ziegler, the next meeting will focus on what activities the club will do next semester. “That was like our main focus for the (first) semester was really...

Democrats Club to meet with election candidates, begin canvassing

Club sponsor James Ziegler looks over the plans for the Democrats Club on his computer. According to Ziegler, the club has been preparing extensively prior to the Nov. 5 elections by establishing contacts with local representatives and candidates.

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

Club members pose for a picture after the first meeting of the year on Sept. 11. According to Zoe Koniaris, senior and club president, the club has been working hard in preparation for the upcoming elections.

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

LEARNING CHOREO:
Sophomore Meg Shaffer (left), junior Lindsay Vrobel (middle) and sophomore Ava Reynolds (right) practice the choreography in class. Vrobel said Allegro will learn new choreography this year to perform 
at concerts.

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

Club member and junior Chloe Wareham operates the Democrat’s Club during the Freshman Activites Fair on Aug. 26. According to Zoe Koniaris, a major goal of Democrats Club is educating people in and outside of the club about civics.

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

Members of the color guard pose for a group photo following the end of their winter season. According to Mackenzie Woock, guard member and sophomore, the guard has started focusing on the upcoming season, which consists of extensive practices with the marching band before and during summer break. (Submitted photo by Rosie Queen)

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,...