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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 recognized for 19 awards at IU conference, preparing for IUPUI conference

Sophia 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.

Basketball Practice For Postseason: Do’s And Don’ts

Basketball Practice For Postseason: Do’s And Don’ts

blogs

March 3, 2016

My colleague Emily Worrell recently posted an article related to the upcoming play Godspell. In this post, I’m going to copy Worrell’s style and talk about the do’s and don’ts of something else: Basketball Practices, and with Basketball Sectionals starting yesterday, it is important teams get...

10,000 hours. Don’t underestimate natural talent.

10,000 hours. Don’t underestimate natural talent.

perspectives

September 12, 2013

It is a well-known fact that this school offers a variety of extracurricular activities for students. Many of these, music and sports in particular, require a considerable amount of time spent practicing or rehearsing. Students participating in performing arts and athletic programs train tirelessly t...