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Famed Radio Comedian Comes to Zionsville

Famed Radio Comedian Comes to Zionsville

By Henry Holloway, Staff Member

March 11, 2020

 Comedian and Musician Tim Kavanaugh came to perform at the Zionsville Performing Arts Center Friday January 24 to a crowd of 263 people. Half of all ticket proceeds are going to benefit the Instrument Endowment Fund, a fund for purchasing musical instruments for the Band and Orchestra programs. Kav...

Lights, Camera, Thurman

Lights, Camera, Thurman

By Joshua Nieman, Staff

March 9, 2020

Movies- we love watching them, but what is truly interesting is the fact that there are students around us out there making them. Students such as sophomore Jacob Thurman, for example, a novice filmmaker trying his best to brighten the days of others with his short, primarily comedy-oriented films. These...

Bonding Over Books

By Lucy Robinson, Staff

February 28, 2020

With so many clubs in ZCHS it’s hard to find some you enjoy. One option for avid book readers is the book club. In the book club, they will vote on the book to read and in the following weeks they will discuss it at their meetings. “So typically, what we'll do is we'll have our meetings in the...

2020 Blockbusters Coming This Year

By Jillian Bond, Staff

February 7, 2020

1920 was the beginning of cinematic media. Now, a hundred years later, cinema has reached new heights in visual capabilities. Here is a preview for what this year will bring to a theater near you. Gretel and Hansel  Remember as a kid when you would hear the story of two siblings who got lost in the woods and found a ...

Man’s Best Friend

Therapy Dog

By Kailey Wallenius, Staff

November 7, 2019

In modern times, there are many factors that can cause a teenager stress. School, sports, jobs, and friends. Managing stress is very important, and one of the best ways to do that is to visit with Franklin. Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) is a non-profit organization who trains dogs to be...

A Lyrical Influence

By Jillian Bond, Staff

September 30, 2019

Music is food for the soul. As most may have heard this as an expression, studies are here to prove that there is a real relationship between music and the positive way it impacts our mind and body.   Music also has the potential to help with medical situations in the future. It is possible that music could hel...

The Fall Festival: A Tradition

The Fall Festival: A Tradition

By Henry Holloway, Staff

September 15, 2019

Among the tradtions in Zionsville, the Fall Festival is certainly the grandest. Ever since it commenced in 1954, the Lions Club event has hosted the residents of Zionsville to a variety of attractions. In addition to the parade, the festival hosts a carnival of rides and games, as well as talent displa...

Boys Swimming Sectionals

By Ruth Cronin, News Editor

February 15, 2019

After the boys swim team’s successful night at sectional prelims on Thursday, they are ready for great results at finals this Saturday. “I think after as well as we swam at prelims, that we have a lot more in the tank, and when we suit up on Saturday, we will have some fast swims,” coach Scott...

A Different Side of Music

By Kylie Heagy, Opinion Editor

February 12, 2019

The students of ZCHS are no strangers to possessing musical talent. Our bands and show choirs put on professional-grade concerts, and individual students have started their own musical careers. But, outside of school, musical students are finding other opportunities than just the ones provided at schoo...

A Deeper Look: The Lightwine Family

Victoria and her mom, Anne. Anne has been teaching Victoria sign language for fun, and she’s even had a chance to use it outside of her home.

By Rachel Shultz, Student Life Editor

February 4, 2019

When people hear that Victoria Lightwine’s mother, Anne, is deaf, they often make a huge deal out of it. However, for Victoria, a freshman, growing up with a deaf parent was never something she considered a struggle.     “I don’t really think [my life] is that much different. The only thing ...

Snuffing Out The Bias

Chart detecting bias from various news agencies. Provided by AdFontesMedia.

By Patrick, DaPuzzo

January 31, 2019

Many people today struggle to detect news bias and tell what media outlet is leaning which way on the political spectrum. With all the different news sources covering the same topic or event, it can hard to tell if the article is trying to attack or make one side of the political spectrum better than ...

On Pointe

Elizabeth Arnold, 9, laces her pointe shoes.
Photo by Kylie Heagy

By Kylie Heagy, Opinion Editor

January 22, 2019

     In the wings of the Monon Center stage, there is an almost tangible excitement. Ballerinas in pointe shoes and tutus wait anxiously to begin the run through of their upcoming show. This is the moment where months of their hard work will finally be seen in its entirety: costumes, hair, makeup, and, of...