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CHS students to compete in national science fair until May 17

Junior Katie Gao works on a science lab. Gao will compete alongside her partner, junior Charles Liang, at the Intel International Sciene and Engineering Fair (ISEF) until May 17. ROCHELLE BRUAL / PHOTO

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May 14, 2013

According to science department chairperson Jennifer Marlow, the CHS students who went to the state level advanced to the national level for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). They are junior Claudia Huang, senior Vaibhav Vavilala, junior Sharmila Paul and a team of junior K...

National Science Bowl participants to travel to Washington D.C.

Katie Gao, AP Chemistry student and sophomore, works on a chemistry lab. The National Science Bowl covers questions in chemistry, biology, earth and space science, physics, life science and other topics. ROCHELLE BRUAL / PHOTO

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April 22, 2013

According to science department chairperson Jennifer Marlow, five CHS students will be in Washington D.C. from April 25 to 29 for the National Science Bowl. Kevin Fei, National Science Bowl participant and sophomore, said via email CHS placed second at the regional level. However, since the champions of...

Females can apply for combat positions but must prove equal in physical strength

Females can apply for combat positions but must prove equal in physical strength

News

February 22, 2013

In the span of two minutes, senior Melissa Williams completes 49 push-ups while the guy behind her reaches 46. She’s holding her own during the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) at the Muncie Armory... ...Rewind to a normal lunch period in November 2012, and Williams just wanted the free stuff from...

Females can apply for combat positions but must prove equal in physical strength

News

February 22, 2013

In the span of two minutes, senior Melissa Williams completes 49 push-ups while the guy behind her reaches 46. She’s holding her own during the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) at the Muncie Armory... ...Rewind to a normal lunch period in November 2012, and Williams just wanted the free stuff from...

CHS students to judge Smoky Row Elementary science fair on Feb. 20

Katie Gao, AP Chemistry student and junior, cleans up test tubes after a chemistry lab. Science fairs, such as the one at Smoky Row elementary, are a precursor to high school science labs. ROCHELLE BRUAL / PHOTO

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February 13, 2013

According to science department chairperson Jennifer Marlow, CHS student volunteers will judge the Smoky Row Elementary science fair on Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. Marlow said she asked for volunteers from AP science courses and science clubs. One of these volunteers was Alex Yom, Club Med member and fres...

Orchestra trip to China delayed due to blizzard, attracts news stations’ attention

A WishTV reporter interviews Melinda Song, symphony orchestra member and senior, at the Indianapolis International Airport. The orchestra was planning to travel to China for a group trip but had their flight postponed due to weather. Local news stations interviewed the orchestra on their situation. ROCHELLE BRUAL/ PHOTO

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December 27, 2012

On Wednesday, several seniors from the CHS Symphony orchestra woke up and headed to the airport, planning on traveling to China for a group trip. The trip, where the students would perform at various theaters across China, had been planned for months. However, due to the blizzard that afflicted the s...

Q&A with physics teacher David James about his No Shave Equinox

Mr. David James Kyle Crawford / PHOTO

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November 16, 2012

What is your title as it pertains to the story? You know, Mr. James. We don’t have titles. There’s nothing; it’s a very humble group. We don’t bestow unneeded titles upon those who grow the beard. When did you start participating in No Shave Equinox? It’s not just No Shave Equinox—(...

Science department gains new teacher, clubs go well

Jean Norwalk, integrated physics/chemistry teacher, introduces herself to her period G3 class on Oct. 16. Norwalk began teaching at CHS on Oct. 15. ROCHELLE BRUAL / PHOTO

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October 23, 2012

Jean Norwalk, integrated physics/chemistry teacher, started teaching at CHS on Oct. 15, according to science department chairperson Jennifer Marlow. Norwalk replaced Dave Dowell, former integrated physics/chemistry teacher, because he was a long-term substitute due to a resignation at the beginning...

Due to enrollment increase, science department has new teachers

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September 13, 2012

The science department has new teachers this year, according to science department chair Jennifer Marlow. They are Wendi Cook, Chemistry I and integrated chemistry/physics teacher; Kara House, AP Environmental Science and Biology I teacher; Dave Dowell, integrated chemistry/physics teacher and Sandy ...

Key Club continues to face size issues, plans for greater communication

News

May 18, 2012

According to Xing “Melody” Gao, next year’s Key Club president and junior, Key Club will have a casual ice cream party to celebrate the end of the school year with its members. Members are allowed to walk in and out, and they may pick up their certificate if they completed 40 hours of volunteering....

Right-to-work legislation eliminates fees for students

Junior Kyle Tosh works at the Kroger on 146th street. Although the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 filed a suit to block the right-to-work law, it was later withdrawn. KATHLEEN BERTSCH / GRAPHIC

News

April 10, 2012

Although Kyle Tosh, Kroger bagger and junior, is a labor union member, he said he doesn’t remember the name of his own labor union, and he doesn’t pay much attention to it either. It sends him emails he never responds to, and it leeches $7.40 out of his paycheck a week. Other than that, Tosh said...