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Viola Lives Matter: Students lose passion for extracurricular activities, result of pressures of maintaining this school’s reputation

Viola Lives Matter: Students lose passion for extracurricular activities, result of pressures of maintaining this school’s reputation

Natalie Khamis

April 19, 2019

After almost six years of playing the viola, performing in over 20 concerts, and countless hours of practicing, I can confidently say orchestra holds a special place in my heart. From receiving my very first piece of sheet music to performing a whole symphony, that place in my heart grew and my love for ...

Performing arts department to prepare for spring orchestra concert

Performing arts department to prepare for spring orchestra concert

Adhi Ramkumar

May 10, 2018

The CHS performing arts department is preparing for the upcoming spring orchestra concert, on May 15 at 6 p.m. in the Palladium. Director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis said this orchestra concert is different compared to other concerts throughout the year because it features both students from th...

Performing arts department to prepare for Evening with Accents and Ambassadors

Performing arts department to prepare for Evening with Accents and Ambassadors

Adhi Ramkumar

March 6, 2018

The CHS performing arts department is preparing for the upcoming Evening with Accents and Ambassadors on March 24 at 7 p.m. It will be in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. According to director of choirs Kathrine Kouns, the concert will have performances from the top-most choirs: the Accents and Ambas...

Performing arts department to prepare for choral showcase

Performing arts department to prepare for choral showcase

Adhi Ramkumar

February 17, 2018

The CHS performing arts department is gearing up for the upcoming choral showcase on March 7 at 7 p.m. It will be in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. According to director of choirs Kathrine Kouns, the choral showcase will feature all ten of the choir ensembles. She said the performance will feature many...

Performing arts department to prepare for chamber music recital

Performing arts department to prepare for chamber music recital

Adhi Ramkumar

January 26, 2018

    The CHS performing arts department is gearing up for the upcoming chamber music recital, in the orchestra room (P100) on Jan. 31 at 5 p.m.     According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, this concert is unique because students are presented with the opportunity to learn valuable team-...

Performing arts department to prepare for winter orchestra concert

Performing arts department to prepare for winter orchestra concert

Adhi Ramkumar

December 7, 2017

The CHS performing arts department is preparing for the upcoming winter orchestra concert on Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, this concert in particular will be unique. Ohly-Davis said, “Something new this year is that each ...

Performing arts department to prepare for Holiday Spectacular

Performing arts department to prepare for Holiday Spectacular

Adhi Ramkumar

November 20, 2017

The CHS performing arts department is preparing for the upcoming Holiday Spectacular, on Dec. 6, Dec. 7, Dec. 9, and Dec. 10 in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. The show will run at 7 p.m. on Dec. 6, Dec. 7, and Dec. 9, and at 2 p.m. on Dec. 9 and Dec. 10. According to director of choirs Kathrine Kouns,...

Performing arts department to prepare for fall choir concert

Performing arts department to prepare for fall choir concert

Adhi Ramkumar, Reporter

October 3, 2017

The CHS performing arts department is gearing up for the upcoming fall choir concert on Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. According to director of choirs Kathrine Kouns, students in the different levels of the choir program have been preparing for this concert through many daily and...

Performing arts department to prepare for fall orchestra concert

Performing arts department to prepare for fall orchestra concert

September 13, 2017

The CHS performing arts department is gearing up for the upcoming fall orchestra concert on Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. According to director of orchestras Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, students in the different levels of the orchestra program have been working since the end of summer...

Orchestra travels to California for Spring Break

Orchestra travels to California for Spring Break

entertainment

March 22, 2012

On March 31, the CHS Orchestras will travel to southern California for approximately a week; they make a similar trip somewhere like this every three years. Besides visiting attractions and immersing themselves in the Californian culture, orchestra members will also have the rare opportunity to learn...

‘Zombie Prom’ starts Feb. 9

‘Zombie Prom’ starts Feb. 9

entertainment

January 27, 2012

Ah, February. Black History Month, love and….zombies? Opening night for the play “Zombie Prom” is on Feb. 9 and continues until Feb. 11 in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium. Tickets are already on sale for $10. Tickets can be bought online at ccs.tix.com or at the school bookstore. Show times for “Zombie Prom” are Feb. 9 at 7:30 p....

Performing arts department to start out year with new goals

Beats

September 2, 2011

The beginning of the year comes with new goals and professional learning communities with the performing arts department. Professional learning communities (also known as PLC’s) are a way that everyone in the performing arts department can create goals for their students as a way to evaluating...