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TEDx to secure sponsors, finalize details for April 18 conference

Allison Hargrove, TEDx co-sponsor and social studies teacher, works at her computer during SRT. Hargrove said, “I am really excited for the upcoming conference. I think the leadership team has really done a lot of good work leading up to this event, and I think it will be a success. Plus, I really like the theme.”

Rhea Acharya

March 9, 2020

According to Sarah Konrad, TEDx president and junior, the club will continue to finalize the details for its upcoming conference at its meetings that take place every Monday until 4 p.m. in Room E235. This conference is scheduled for April 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Studio Theater.   Konrad...

TEDx finalizes student speakers, sets conference date for April 18

Sarah Konrad puts on her coat afterschool. Konrad said she is excited for the upcoming conference, which is scheduled for April 18.

Rhea Acharya

February 20, 2020

According to Sarah Konrad, TEDx president and junior, the club recently finalized the date for their upcoming conference: It is now set to be on April 18 in the Studio Theater from noon to 4 p.m.   Additionally, Konrad said the club decided the student speakers for the conference following ...

Speakers audition Jan. 30 for next TEDx conference

Sarah Konrad, TEDx president and junior, (right) talks to Carmen Broadnax, TEDx club member and junior, (left) before the TEDx meeting on Jan. 27. Konrad said the club’s main focus right now is planning for the speaker auditions, which are scheduled for Jan. 30 in Room E235.

Rhea Acharya

January 30, 2020

Sarah Konrad, TEDx president and junior, said the TEDx club will host speaker auditions on Jan. 30 for its next conference. She said the auditions will take place from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Room E235, and interested students should plan to stay for the whole time.   According to Konrad, the ce...

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...

TEDx gains additional sponsor, reorganizes leadership team

 Sarah Konrad, new TEDx president and junior, talks to a friend during math class in the class period before a TEDx meeting. Konrad said she is excited for her new position in the club.

Rhea Acharya

November 23, 2019

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the TEDx club now has a new leadership team. According to Sarah Konrad, new TEDx president and junior, many of the same people are on the club’s leadership team, but now they serve in different roles. Aside from Konrad as president, the leadership positions now include ...

TEDx leadership team strives to increase membership

Sarah Konrad, design head and junior, takes part in a conversation after school with her friends. Konrad said that right now, the TEDx club is focused on increasing its membership.

Rhea Acharya

November 2, 2019

According to Sarah Konrad, design head and junior, the club’s leadership team is currently focused on getting more people to join TEDx.   Konrad said, “We want to increase membership because we’ve seen our numbers go down as so many former members graduated (last spring). And we want to ...

TEDx postpones speaker auditions

Sarah Konrad, Design Head and junior, tries to open her friend’s locker. Konrad said the speaker auditions have been postponed, and the club will decide on a new date soon.

Rhea Acharya

October 11, 2019

According to Sarah Konrad, Design Head and junior, the TEDx leadership team postponed the speaker auditions that were scheduled for Oct. 3 to a later date that is not scheduled yet due to conflicts with the original date.    At the auditions, students will present their proposed TED tal...

TEDx celebrates year at May 22 meeting

Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, studies for one of her AP exams in the hallway. Oh said she hopes many TEDx members will attend the end-of-the-year celebration on May 22 in Room E210.

Rhea Acharya

May 20, 2019

According to Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, the TEDx club will meet for the last time for this academic year on May 22 in Room E210 for its end-of-year celebration. Oh said she plans for there to be food and balloons at the meeting. “Attendance to some of the meetings has been a little bit sl...

TEDx seniors to help next year’s leadership team adjust to roles, plan for future

Selin Oh, TEDx president and senior, unpacks her bag before a TEDx meeting. She said her current focus is to work with the new leadership team, so they will be ready to take over next school year.

Rhea Acharya

April 10, 2019

Recently, the current leadership team for TEDx, which was entirely comprised of current seniors, selected a new leadership team for the 2019 to 2020 school year. In order to be considered for a leadership role, interested club members submitted applications earlier in the semester. According to Selin Oh, cu...

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

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.

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, the adjustment has been particularly acute as he has also joined New Edition, a CHS show choir. ...

TEDx transitions to new co-sponsors

Sarah Konrad, TEDx member and sophomore, talks to her friends while eating lunch in Greyhound Station. She said she is sad that social studies teacher Allison Hargrove is no longer the TEDx sponsor, as she always talked to all the club members and had a positive effect on the club.

Rhea Acharya

January 21, 2019

The TEDx conference in December marked the end of social studies teacher Allison Hargrove’s time as TEDx sponsor; starting this semester, social studies teachers Michael O’Toole and Allen Wheeler will lead the club as co-sponsors. O’Toole said, “I became interested in the club last year. So, I...

Accents rehearse music, organize logistics for Princess Academy on Nov. 3

Accents members prepare for the Princess Academy as a group after school in the Freshman Cafeteria. Kouns said she hopes to see a large turnout at the Accents Princess Academy.

Adhi Ramkumar

October 23, 2018

The Accents are planning logistical aspects and preparing music for the Princess Academy on Nov. 3 at 1 p.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria. According to director of choirs Katherine Kouns, the Princess Academy is a fun way for the Accents show choir to reach out to young boys and girls in the communi...