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Color guard changes director, prepares for marching band season

Color guard changes director, prepares for marching band season

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,...

Winter guard to compete in final stages of WGI competitions

Winter guard to compete in final stages of WGI competitions

Michelle Lu

March 26, 2019

As they finish up the winter season, members of the winter guard are preparing for the World Guard International (WGI) World Finals, which will take place in the latter half of spring break in Dayton, Ohio. According to guard director Rosie Queen, the team is fast approaching the end of their season and hop...

Winter Guard to compete in various competitions during March

Winter Guard to compete in various competitions during March

Michelle Lu 

March 5, 2019

Over the next few weeks, the Winter Guard is set to perform at various high schools across Indiana as they advance towards the Winter Guard International (WGI) State Finals at Center Grove High School on March 16. According to guard director Rosie Queen, the three teams will perform at IHSCGA State Pr...

Winter Guard to perform in Indy Regional Competition

Winter Guard to perform in Indy Regional Competition

Michelle Lu

February 12, 2019

Over the past few weeks, the winter guard has been working hard to refine their performance for the World Guard International (WGI) Indy Regional Competition, which will take place on Feb. 16 and 17. According to guard director Rosie Queen, the team had been coping with the explosion that had taken pl...

Winter guard to reveal first performance on Feb. 1

Winter guard to reveal first performance on Feb. 1

Michelle Lu

January 20, 2019

After an intense season of performing with the marching band, the winter guard finishes its transition and prepares for its first public performance at the beginning of February. According to guard director Rosie Queen, the season will be more personal for the team. “We are no longer a member of a 300-member...

Color guard begins practicing for winter season

Color guard begins practicing for winter season

Michelle Lu

December 3, 2018

Following a victory at the Bands of America National Championships and after a week off, the color guard is shaping up to start its winter season. According to guard director Rosie Queen, the team began preparations during the week of Thanksgiving break. “The two winter guards that we have were s...

Color guard trains for ISSMA, Grand Nationals competitions in November

Color guard trains for ISSMA, Grand Nationals competitions in November

By Michelle Lu

October 23, 2018

Color guard will accompany the marching band in their performance at the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Semi-State contest on Oct. 27. According to color guard director Rosie Queen, the team is well-prepared for the competition. “The guard is doing great so far this season…w...

Color Guard to perform at Carmel Bands Community Night on Oct. 5

Color Guard to perform at Carmel Bands Community Night on Oct. 5

Michelle Lu

October 2, 2018

Color Guard will perform alongside the marching band at the Carmel Bands Community Night at the stadium parking lot on Oct. 5. According to color guard director Rosie Queen, Community Night is one of the most eventful days of the year for the team. “Hundreds of people from our community come to support [us]. W...

Flags in Florida: World Guard to attend Southeast Power Regional in Orlando, Fla.

Flags in Florida: World Guard to attend Southeast  Power Regional in Orlando, Fla.

Kalea Miao, Section Editor

March 17, 2017

Earning seven consecutive Indiana High School Color Guard Association (IHSCGA) State Championships and four Winter Guard International (WGI) World Championships since its founding in 2003, the CHS World Guard ranks among the best in the nation. The group is currently preparing for the WGI Southeast Pow...

Waving a New Men-tality: Color guard allows male students to join for the first time

Waving a New Men-tality:  Color guard allows male students to join for the first time

entertainment

September 16, 2015

On the CHS color  guard page on the Carmel Bands website, there is a paragraph describing how color guard teaches teenage girls life skills such as time management and work ethic. It also mentions how hard the girls in color guard work. However, this year, for the first time in CHS history, the color gua...

World Guard to compete in Winter Guard International World Championships April 16-18

World Guard to compete in Winter Guard International World Championships April 16-18

Beats

April 14, 2015

While Color Guard's "'A' Guard" season is over, the World Guard has one final competition to complete their season. They will be compete in Dayton, Ohio from April 16 to 18 at the Winter Guard International (WGI) World Championships. “(WGI is) definitely the best part of the season,” Will...

Guard looks to beginning of the fall season

Guard looks to beginning of the fall season

Beats

May 29, 2014

After placing second at the Winter Guard International (WGI) World Championship competition and performing in the school-wide performing arts competition, Lucy Cottrell, guard member and junior, said the guard has concluded its season. “This season has been a very fun season, and I’m really...