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Emily Carlisle November 18, 2020

Hi guys! My name is Emily Carlisle and welcome to “Of Stage and Screen.” Through this blog, I will be discussing anything under the sun when it comes to entertainment. Although all aspects of the entertainment...

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...

A Whole New World: “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” play on  Feb. 7-9 will connect classic tale with children’s theater

A Whole New World: “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” play on Feb. 7-9 will connect classic tale with children’s theater

Grace Xu January 24, 2019

On Feb. 7, 8 and 9, CHS students will perform “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp.” However, unlike the many Disney renditions CHS has done in the past—including “The Little Mermaid” last ...

As new semester starts, theater looks forward to spring productions

Aniket Biswal January 23, 2019

After the winter production, students are now looking ahead to spring productions that will take place in March and April. Students are coming back from winter break, where they may have lost some of their...

Performer and sophomore Jack Ducat (right) and performer and senior Chase LaPlante (left) practice during rehearsal. Performers have three weeks less of rehearsal than they did for “The Little Mermaid.”

On the Edge of Tradition: CHS’ first fall musical aims to set new tradition

Ashwin Prasad September 21, 2018

Tonight, the performing arts department will embark on a new tradition with its first, of what it hopes to be annual, fall musical: “Edges.” This musical is a song cycle composed by American songwriting...

Maggie Cassidy, director of “Peter and the Starcatcher” and theatre arts teacher, watches members of the cast practice their scenes to ensure it is ready to piece together with the rest of the production. Cassidy said for the most part, the musical is ready for opening night.

Theater productions to prepare for opening night of “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Alanna Wu February 6, 2018

Theater productions is currently preparing for opening night of “Peter and the Starcatcher.” The cast will perform this production from Feb. 8 to 10, with showings at 7 p.m. and an additional showing...

Junior Charlotte Seidnesticker demonstrates her makeup work. She has painted her face to look like a skull.

A Different Kind of Artist: Q&A with junior Charlotte Seidensticker, stage and special effects makeup artist

Hannah Glazier, Entertainment Reporter February 23, 2017

How did you get into makeup? It kind of started that I was just watching makeup youtube videos and thought, “Oh this is cool. I'm going to see if my mom can get me makeup at the drugstore and...

CHS theater to target children’s story towards larger, older audience

CHS theater to target children’s story towards larger, older audience

Sam Shi, Reporter January 27, 2017

This year’s winter production, “Charlotte’s Web,” will run from Feb. 9 to 11. This play has not been produced by CHS since 1994. Jim Peterson, director of theater and film, said he chose this...

Students to participate in young adult cast musical productions during the summer

Students to participate in young adult cast musical productions during the summer

entertainment May 19, 2016

As the end of the school year approaches, many students look for activities to keep them busy in the summer. While many find summer jobs or vacation spots, junior Seth VanNatter has different plans. He...

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