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Carpeted floors to be replaced with terrazzo

Carpeted floors to be replaced with terrazzo

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February 27, 2015


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According to Principal John Williams, much of the carpeting throughout the school will be converted into terrazzo, a composite material composed of glass, granite, quartz and marble. Although the official date of completion has yet to be announced, the renovation is expected to occur during the summer...

Orchestra continues to prepare for state competition and Vienna trip

Orchestra continues to prepare for state competition and Vienna trip

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February 18, 2015


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According to assistant orchestra director Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, orchestra members continue to prepare for the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) season in early May and their upcoming trip to Vienna during spring break, which is open to all orchestra members who are not freshmen. Andr...

Aquatics center turns to new social media to get swimmers

Aquatics center turns to new social media to get swimmers

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February 13, 2015


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Aquatics center director Kinsey Wallace has recently started to branch out to more forms of social media in order to reach out to potential lap swimmers. "We literally just got a (Facebook page)," Wallace said. She hopes that this page will help the aquatics center get itself more known to people who may not already be aware of the...

Mock Trial prepares for weekly cases, final competition

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February 5, 2015


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Mock Trial now competes every Wednesday, and have been doing well in the cases they have completed. Conducted in the Hamilton County Judiciary Center in Noblesville, the trials begin at 6 p.m. Andrew Ardizone, Mock Trial member and sophomore, said, “We are all prepared for anything.” According...

Media center to undergo renovation

Media center to undergo renovation

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February 3, 2015


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According to Assistant Principal Joseph Schaller, the media center will get renovated with new tables, chairs and furniture. Although the official date of completion has yet to be announced, the renovation is estimated to finish around the start of the next school year. “There are going to be a...

Orchestra prepares for state competition and Vienna trip

Orchestra prepares for state competition and Vienna trip

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January 28, 2015


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According to Olivia Wang, Symphony Orchestra member and junior, orchestra members continue to prepare for Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) season in early May. Two songs Symphony Orchestra is currently working on are “Fifth Symphony” by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and “Candide: Overture”...

Chess Club practices for state competition

Chess Club practices for state competition

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January 23, 2015


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According to Sam Philleo, Chess Club co-president and sophomore, there is no chess club Jan. 19 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. day. Sponsor Margaret Winans said the next Chess Club meeting will be on Jan. 26 in Room F103 after school. The club meets every Monday after school until 4 p.m., where ...

Mock Trial prepares for first competition

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January 16, 2015


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Mock Trial’s first competition is Jan. 14. The trial will be conducted at the Hamilton County Judiciary Center in Noblesville and begins at 6 p.m. Team member and sophomore Andrew Ardizone said, “Our first trial is Wednesday (Jan. 14), and we are all prepared for anything.” According to Ardizone,...

Copy center relocated to IP area

Copy center relocated to IP area

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January 16, 2015


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According to Assistant Principal Joseph Schaller, the copy center in the library has been moved to the IP area near the engineering and technology education department. “We’re going to use [the room] for something,” Schaller said. “Whether it’s going to be a computer lab or not, those are the things we are not sure about yet.” Besides t...

Orchestra to forgo chamber music this year

Orchestra to forgo chamber music this year

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January 9, 2015


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According to assistant orchestra director Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, orchestra members typically work on chamber music, music played in small groups of musicians, during the beginning of the second semester. However, they will not this year, as the chamber music will be replaced by a separate program for...

Chess Club to meet Dec. 8

Chess Club to meet Dec. 8

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December 3, 2014


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According to Chess Club sponsor Margaret Winans, Chess Club will be meeting Dec. 8 in Room F103 after school. The club meets every Monday after school until 4 p.m., and late bus passes are provided. Regardless of experience in chess, everyone is encouraged to attend. Club members will play for both...

Wi-Fi extenders implemented over fall break

Wi-Fi extenders implemented over fall break

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November 30, 2014


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According to Assistant Principal Joseph Schaller, Wi-Fi extenders have been implemented over fall break. However, the e-room computer labs are still undergoing renovation that involves switching the desktop computers to laptops. “Making teachers and students go to the computer lab is sometimes inconvenient,”...