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With in-person classes canceled, sophomores Abigail Ko, Natsume Wu continue to train as violin soloists at Indiana University (IU) pre-college String Academy program

A WHOLE NEW EXPERIENCE:
Sophomore Abigail Ko practices at the IU Jacobs School of Music as a part of the pre-college String Academy program. Ko said there is nothing like the program in Indiana and it’s the best she has experienced.

Christian Ledbetter

April 23, 2020

Abigail Ko When did you first play violin? “I think I was 5 or 6 and my friend's mom was a violin teacher and I was at that friend's house. I saw a girl come in and she was playing having her lesson and I wanted to play. That's how I started." What are the classes that you take at IU like?  “It happens ev...

Sean Grove, men’s golfer and sophomore

Sean Grove, men's golfer and sophomore, poses for a photo. Grove said the coronavirus will not have a great impact on golfers since golf is mostly an individual sport.

Olivia McKee

March 25, 2020

How has the coronavirus affected training for your sport? We can't train as a team which isn't a huge deal for golf, but we like to be together and build team chemistry. Are you having organized practices with the whole team? No we aren't having organized practices. What are you doing to ...

Jennifer Karakash, women’s tennis player and sophomore

Jennifer Karakash, women's tennis player and sophomore, practices at a club court. Karakash said it was hard to find someplace to practice with school practices postponed and clubs closing due to the coronavirus.

Olivia McKee

March 25, 2020

How has the coronavirus affected training for your sport? The coronavirus has affected the tennis team because we can’t practice as a team anymore and many clubs are closing as well, so it’s challenging to find a place to practice at all. Are you having organized practices with the whole team?...

TEDx to plan speaker auditions at meeting on Jan. 13

Sarah Konrad, TEDx president and junior, works on a math assignment during class. Konrad said she encourages all interested students to come to the TEDx speaker auditions, which are tentatively scheduled for late January.

Rhea Acharya

January 12, 2020

Sarah Konrad, TEDx president and junior, said during the club’s next meeting on Jan. 13 in Room E235, the members will devote the majority of their time to planning the speaker auditions for the club’s upcoming conference. Konrad said she anticipates these auditions to take place in the last week...

Speech team to work on individual practice in the upcoming weeks

Saumya Somasi

January 10, 2020

The speech team is focusing on individual practice, according to Mackenzie Misterka, veteran speech team member and junior.   She said the practice is for competitive members that will compete in the upcoming Sectional. Misterka said the date of the next meeting is unclear but there will ...

Speech team to host next practice after Thanksgiving to work on individual events

Saumya Somasi

November 20, 2019

The next meeting for the speech team will take place after Thanksgiving in Room E149 at 3:15 p.m., according to club sponsor Jacleen Joiner.    Mackenzie Misterka, veteran speech team member and junior, said the meeting will focus on individual events and practice. She said competitions hav...

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 ...

Model U.N. students recognized for 19 awards at IU conference, preparing for IUPUI conference

Model U.N. students discuss plans for the IUPUI conference. At the competition on Feb. 22, 19 out of 41 delegates who attended were recognized for awards.

Sam Hawkins

March 22, 2019

On Feb. 22 to 24, students from CHS Model United Nations competed at IU, and 19 out of 41 were recognized for awards. “That was actually the highest we’ve ever gotten in our history,” said Model UN adviser Sandy Gardner. She also mentioned plans to create a display case, which Model UN and the ...

CHS women’s swimming team preparing for upcoming events

CHS women’s swimming team preparing for upcoming events

Satvik Kandru

November 15, 2018

The women’s swimming team is getting ready for the opening stretch of their season. The expectations for the team are still very high, as they look to repeat as state champions again. “Our expectations for this season are just to keep pushing ourselves and giving a hundred percent at every prac...

Humans of CHS: Sophomore Sophie Guo

Humans of CHS: Sophomore Sophie Guo

October 25, 2018

“I’m in the marching band here at CHS. Marching band is a lot of hard work and is quite stressful, but when you win it is really worth it. Winning Grand Nationals was probably the most memorable part of marching band, winning felt really good because we beat everyone else in the country.”...

Senior Cameron Harless

Senior Cameron Harless

September 21, 2018

“I’m really passionate about running because I like it a lot, and it’s really fun. I started running in fourth grade, when I joined Pup’s Running. It was mostly just because (of) my family — my older brother’s a runner, my younger sister’s a runner. No one really played football, so I kind...

Senior Alex Waples

Senior Alex Waples

Livvie Hurley

May 18, 2018

Alex Waples, track team member and senior, eats an apple before practice on April 25 at the CHS stadium. Waples likes to keep a balance of eating healthy and exercise in her daily life.