Director of Choirs Katherine Kouns sends an email to Jeff Worrell, a member of the Chamber of Commerce on March 7 in her office. The email was in regards to possible promotion of Select Sound’s Ear Candy concert, which will take place two days after they return from Washington D.C.

Choirs finish auditions, begin preparations for spring concert

Josie Cruzan March 22, 2019

The choirs finished auditions in the first week of March, and now the three choir directors, Katherine Kouns, Kyle Barker and Sam Chenoweth, are working to place the students who auditioned into the choirs...

Kyle Barker, associate director of choirs, plays the piano during a rehearsal. Barker said he hopes that this musical will target a different audience.

Bring It On!: Spring musical targets high school audience, makes adaptations from original version

Grace Xu March 22, 2019

For this year’s spring musical, CHS will take the contemporary route by putting on the show “Bring It On.” The show centers around Campbell, who is the cheerleading captain of an affluent...

New Edition rehearses after school as competitions approach next week. Sam Chenoweth, associate director of choirs, said time management becomes crucial during competition season and prepares members well for the future.

A New Addition to New Edition: New student enters CHS choir program; choir students contemplate ways to reduce stress with school, extracurriculars

February 22, 2019

As the third quarter rolls on, most students here only adapt to a new grading period, but some, like sophomore Ian Wang, must adjust to a new school as well. For Wang, who transferred from North Central,...

Rapper and sophomore Isaac Brown (left) prepares to record his new songs alongside DJ and sophomore Ethan Meneghini (right) in one of the school’s recording studios during late start. This was the first time the pair had worked together. Both Brown and Meneghini said they were excited to begin working.

Lyrical Mentality: Students, staff reflect on negative stereotypes surrounding rap, how music affects their daily lives

Ashwin Prasad, Marvin Fan October 25, 2018

Every day, rapper and sophomore Isaac Brown tunes in to rap music. At the same time, Annie Kim, officer of the Share The Music Club and sophomore, can be found listening to or playing classical music,...

Director of Choirs Katherine Kouns responds to emails before school in her office on Sept. 12. Kouns said ¨Things are chugging along like usual, and the groups are pretty much where they should be in terms of progress.”

Choir Members Prepare for Fall Concert

Josie Cruzan September 21, 2018

The fall choir concert is on Oct. 9, and students and teachers are currently preparing. The concert will be primarily comprised of the choirs standing and singing rather than full show choir performances. Director...

Choir Members React to Change in Freshman Choirs in Preparation for Fall Concert

Josie Cruzan September 20, 2018

The Fall concert which is on October 9, will be the first concert of the year, and so it will be a chance for Choir students and teachers to see how the changes that have been made this year will affect...

“The Little Mermaid” cast members practice a scene from the play. Jack Ducat, shown above riding the hoverboard, said he believes the modernization of the play allows for more possibilities for portraying the environment better while also giving the audience something different from past plays.

Under the Scene: Directors changing aspects of spring musical, create a modern take on the show

Karen Zhang April 20, 2018

This year’s spring musical will have CHS students going under the sea. On Aug. 7, 2017, the CHS Musical Twitter account announced this year’s musical was Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” According...

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